MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 90 this week

Lurking Fear (1994)

 -  Action | Horror  -  27 July 1994 (USA)
4.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.7/10 from 659 users  
Reviews: 22 user | 19 critic

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(short story),
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 507 titles
created 16 Jan 2012
 
a list of 38 titles
created 26 Aug 2012
 
a list of 38 titles
created 08 Apr 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 48 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Lurking Fear" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Lurking Fear (1994)

Lurking Fear (1994) on IMDb 4.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Lurking Fear.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Unnamable (1988)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Back in the 1800's a lady gives birth to a monster. They decide that the baby is too ugly to name, therefore the monster is known as the "Unnamable". The creature brutally slaughters his ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Paul Ouellette
Stars: Charles Klausmeyer, Mark Kinsey Stephenson, Alexandra Durrell
Dark Heritage (1989)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A group of campers in the woods come upon a gang of satanic serial killers.

Director: David McCormick
Stars: Mark LaCour, Tim Verkaik, Eddie Moore
Castle Freak (Video 1995)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A troubled couple and their blind daughter come to Italy to visit a 12th Century castle they've inherited. Soon they are plagued by unexplained noises, mysteriously broken objects, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Gordon
Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Jonathan Fuller
Shatterbrain (1991)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Charles Dexter Ward's wife enlists the help of a private detective to find out what her husband is up to in a remote cabin owned by his family for centuries. The husband is a chemical ... See full summary »

Director: Dan O'Bannon
Stars: John Terry, Jane Sibbett, Chris Sarandon
Fantasy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Continuing after the first "Subspecies", a woman who has just become a vampire tries to escape the evil vampire, Radu, who seeks her as his love interest. But she has taken the vampire ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Nicolaou
Stars: Anders Hove, Denice Duff, Kevin Spirtas
Felony (1995)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A reality cop show films a police raid on a drug ring that goes awry and results in the massacre of 11 policemen. All of this gets taped by the cameraman who tries to sell the tape to the ... See full summary »

Director: David A. Prior
Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Ashley Laurence, Leo Rossi
Netherworld (1992)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A young man arrives at his father's mansion in Louisiana to discover that a secretive cult is using winged creatures to raise the dead to do their bidding.

Director: David Schmoeller
Stars: Michael Bendetti, Denise Gentile, Anjanette Comer
Shackled (2010)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

After Brian McDonald is found murdered on a beach, his sister Sarah and his childhood friend Michael try to unravel the devastating mysteries surrounding his last few weeks alive. Finding a... See full summary »

Director: Dave McCabe
Stars: Andrew Blaikie, John Boylan, Donna Bradley
Bad Channels (Video 1992)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

An alien determined to capture human females takes over a radio station to do it.

Director: Ted Nicolaou
Stars: Robert Factor, Martha Quinn, Aaron Lustig
Tomb of Terror (Video 2004)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  

A horror anthology comprising of 3 episodes, all of them abridged versions of previously released Full Moon Pictures: "Dark Angel: The Ascent", "Lurking Fear" & "Talisman".

Directors: David DeCoteau, Linda Hassani, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Constantin Barbulescu, Jeffrey Combs, Ashley Laurence
Dark Angel: The Ascent (Video 1994)
Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A woman destined for freedom manages to escape Hell. When she arrives from the sewers of Earth, she is used to punish Sinners. But the last thing she expected to find was love.

Director: Linda Hassani
Stars: Constantin Draganescu, Angela Featherstone, Cristina Stoica
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Bennett
...
John Martense (as Blake Bailey)
...
Cathryn Farrell (as Ashley Lauren)
...
...
Ms. Marlowe
Paul Mantee ...
Father Poole
...
Knaggs
Joseph Leavengood ...
Pierce (as Joe Leavengood)
Michael Todd ...
Creature
Cristina Stoica ...
Maria
...
Beth
Adrian Pintea ...
Ryan
Ilinca Goia ...
Leigh
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Action | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 July 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

H.P. Lovecraft's Lurking Fear  »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

David Hemmings was originally chosen for the role of Bennett, but Jon Finch got the part instead, after it was decided that Hemmings, after directing another movie that turned out to be a hit, would try to do things his way. Things took an ironic twist after Finch was selected. See more »

Quotes

[Knaggs, the town undertaker, explains his technique]
Knaggs: I stuffed the stiff.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Night of the Demons 2 (1994) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Lurking Fear...more like Lurking Boredom
3 April 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie has buried treasure, gangsters, monsters under a town, is based off of an H.P. Lovecraft story, and stars Jeffery Combs (Re-Animator). Sounds fun right? Wrong. This movie has everything going for it but it fails miserably. The lack of execution is pretty blatant, from the editing, directing and acting, it all falls flat. Even the great Jeffery Combs could not rescue this pile of not so pleasant things. Our main character is probably the worst actor in the film but hey whatever. His character is just released from prison and is in search for his Dad's long lost buried treasure that just so happens to be buried in a town with a bunch of monsters hiding beneath the local cemetery. Eventually are Hero, a bunch of gangsters and some locals barricaded them selves in a church trying to survive from the monsters. This movie should of been Night of the living dead mix with evil dead, but instead we get a boring snooze fest. The reason why it fails is because its trying to be an action horror comedy, but fails at all three. At first glance the film seems interesting but it gets bogged down by its convoluted plot in the second act and you don't even care how this movie ends by the time you get to the third act. The only entertainment in this movie is Jeffery Combs. He is plain awesome. This movie is for Jeffery Combs completist only.

For more reviews visit my Youtube channel Logan Toxic and visit my blog: logantoxic.blogspot


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Jeffrey Combs rulezzz krzybrzo
Director C. Courtney Joyner and Allison Mackie cousins? rachaela
Discuss Lurking Fear (1994) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?