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Lurking Fear (1994)

R  |   |  Action, Horror  |  27 July 1994 (USA)
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The town of Leffert's Corners has been plagued by unearthly beings for decades, and now there is only a few people left, including the local priest and a woman traumatised by the death of her sister. But when John Martense turns up to claim his illicit family fortune, with bad guys in pursuit, the last stand had become a lot more complicated. Supposedly based on the writings of H P Lovecraft. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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27 July 1994 (USA)  »

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Writer/director C. Courtney Joyner wrote the role of Ms. Marlowe specifically with Allison Mackie in mind. See more »

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Ms. Marlowe: Money doesn't concern me.
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Okay horror flick with a nice B-movie cast
14 December 2004 | by (the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls) – See all my reviews

I spent quite some time looking for this film, only because it stars Jeffrey Combs. Ever since the brilliant "Re-Animator", I suffer from an unhealthy obsession to track down all the flicks Combs ever starred in… This is a rather amusing production, loosely based on yet another H.P. Lovecraft tale. The plot involves small time crooks treasure-hunting for big loot that is supposedly hidden in a corpse buried in the Leffert Corners cemetery. Coincidentally, the inhabitants of this little town are fighting a bloody battle with carnivore demons on that same cemetery. The budget is obviously low and so most of the make-up effects look more cheesy than scary. There's practically no tension or humor, only a bit of entertaining demon action and fairly good acting performances by a decent B-movie cast. Besides Jeffrey Combs, who stars as the physically weak but sarcastic town's doctor, "Lurking Fear" also has Hellraiser's Ashley Lauren as a demon-butt-kicking babe. There also is a small role for Vincent Schiavelli! The name might not mean much to you but you'll surely recognize his face when you're familiar with B-movies.


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