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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 ... See full summary »

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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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Jon Finch's entire performance was re-looped by another actor. See more »

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Ms. Marlowe: Money doesn't concern me.
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Not having read the short story...
25 April 2001 | by (Ohio, USA) – See all my reviews

...I went into this movie with an open mind, as I do with most Full Moon movies. I had recently purchased this movie from an online used-vidoe provider. It was in very good condition...I started watching it when I got it (maybe 3 months ago), and couldn't get into it. I was too busy trying to get my daughter to sleep...I feel asleep!

Anyway...Like most early Full Moon pictures, this did seem to have a budget behind it...nothing over the top, but a budget nonetheless. A good ensemble of actors: Jeffrey Combs of Re-Animator and Dr. Mordrid fame, Ashley Laurence of Hellraiser Fame and several others that has been either in a Full Moon picture, or various others. Blake Bailey (Creepy Bill from The Killer Eye) makes his screen debut with this picture. He is a very good, rugged looking actor...I couldn't believe he was in Killer Eye, only because I thought he was the best actor in that total mess of a movie.

As previously mentioned, I have not read the short Story by H.P. Lovecraft (though now I want to after seeing the movie), I thought this story was fresh and unique. This movie started off almost like it was already underway and the audience just walks in all a the same time...It builds with a very gory murder of a very bad actress, who is onan unknown mission to destroy something or someone...1 year later...Her sister, who witnessed her murder, and saved her baby is back to the little cemetary..Questions? what happened to the baby? So, she (Laurence) is back, after "training" for a year to destroy the creature that killed her sister. She kinda looks alot like Linda Hamiltons character in Terminator 2...Over the top Rambo Bitch!

I hate to give away plot like I have noticed most reviewers do... I want people to watch the movie...So I will throw out Key elements to the movie...and Let people decide from there....

1. Acted better than the last 20 Full Moon films one has seen 2. Jeffrey Combs in a comical (not in a bad way) role as a drunk doctor 3. Ashley Laurence's cleavage 4. (for the ladies): blake Bailey without his shirt on...He works out! 5. Criminals Killing people 6. Subhumanoid type monsters...killing people 7. decent plot with twists 8. explosions 9. blood 10. an opening for a sequel that has yet to come to pass

There is more but this is long enough 8 out of 10

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