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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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a battle against graveyard ghouls and the undead! See more »

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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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H.P. Lovecraft's Lurking Fear  »

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Writer/director C. Courtney Joyner had a lot of problems working with Jon Finch. Finch wouldn't even listen to the basic directorial commands such as "cut" or "action" and wanted to do things for his character of Bennett his way. Joyner has said that he regrets not being more in control as a director, and has gone on to say that he chalks it up as one of his rookie mistakes. See more »

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After reading the reviews, I thought crap, After seeing I say very good.
2 February 2007 | by (Slovakia) – See all my reviews

I am big fan of horror films, I saw tons of them, some of them were good some were bad. One of my friends advised me to see this one pointing that it is H.P.Lovecraft based horror film.

1. I know quite all the stories of the Master himself, but this had nothing to do with none of them. Maybe the plot reminded me of shadow over Innsmouth, where the boy finds out, that he is a part of this strange community and one day he is going to be like them. So please do not take it as HPL. If U want to see some HPL just take Dagon, that is real HPL influenced film.

2.The acting was not for Oscar nomination, but what do You want for a low budget flick. Jeffrey Combs is excellent, but anyway also the others did a good job. I saw that this film was made in Romania, I recognized this Pintea guy from Vlad Nemoritorul (Dracula - The Impaler) film, playing the undertaker with the scratched face.

3. The explosions - not every company has the money to do a great explosion. According to this, they did quite good job.

4. The ghouls - Very well made. I have to say they looked very good and realistic. Nice work.

5. The Gore - Not every film has to be as Lucio Fulci, but anyway here it was quite optimal. The only gore scene was that one with the heart. Or maybe I had a shorter version of the film so the gore scenes were cut out. Mine has 1:29.


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