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Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)

R  |   |  Crime, Horror, Thriller  |  14 August 1998 (USA)
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Henry II picks up where the original (Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer) left off. Henry (Neil Giuntoli) takes a thankless job at a port-o-john company where he meets husband and wife, Kai... See full summary »

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Cricket
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Louisa
Daniel Allar ...
Rooter
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Construction Worker (as Bill Pirman Jr.)
Larry Calicchio ...
Obnoxious Boy #1
Sam Saletta ...
Obnoxious Boy #2
Don Rimgale ...
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Mother of Boys
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Car Salesman
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Henry II picks up where the original (Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer) left off. Henry (Neil Giuntoli) takes a thankless job at a port-o-john company where he meets husband and wife, Kai (Ken Komenich) and Cricket (Kate Walsh). They take pity on the homeless drifter and offer him a room in the home they share with their emotionally fragile teenage niece, Louisa (Carri Levinson). Henry learns that Kai has a side job as an arsonist-for-hire, setting up phony insurance scams to make money for their boss, Rooter (Daniel Allar). He agrees to join Kai and on one of their first outings, they discover two squatters in a building that's been marked for fire. It is then that Henry introduces Kai to his life's work... and the murders begin. Kai has never killed before, but he turns into a willing accomplice. Initially, the two men work well together. But as the killing sprees increase in their depravity, it's more than Kai can handle. He wants out, but he's in too deep. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong grisly murders and violence, sex, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer 2 - Mask of Sanity  »

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Michael Rooker was offered the chance to reprise the role of Henry Lee Lucas but turned it down. See more »

Quotes

Kai: She is a great artist. Henry, you have to see her drawings. They're wild. Makes you wonder what's going on in that head of hers.
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Better than you might think...
7 January 1999 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

I thought this movie was going to suck, considering (1) how good the first movie was, and (2) that the original writer/director and Michael Rooker didn't return. I was surprised that this movie actually isn't a bad follow-up. Even if the first movie never existed, this would still be an interesting movie. It's obvious that the director was really trying hard to duplicate the feel of the first movie. Movie does somewhat fudge its look at the thoughts of the characters, and how the characters change in the movie, but the characters still have some interest. So it's not without interest - just don't expect a masterpiece.


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