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Berserker (1987)

 -  Horror  -  July 1987 (USA)
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Six young adults in the woods run afoul of a berserker, a viking warrior who dons the fur and snout of a bear, and are slain in turn by him.

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Joseph Alan Johnson ...
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Rodney Montague ...
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Oscar Rowland ...
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Six young adults in the woods run afoul of a berserker, a viking warrior who dons the fur and snout of a bear, and are slain in turn by him.

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It's too late to run. There's no time to scream... Just close your eyes and pray to die. [video cover] See more »

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Berserker: The Nordic Curse  »

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Only for the most undemanding horror fans.
15 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

The berserkers, we learn, were a special breed of cannibalistic Viking warriors that used to wear bear masks and skins and attack their enemies with a primal rage. The premise of six kids being hunted by one such "creature" in the middle of the woods on a dark night may sound scary, but this film is too much like so many others to make it so. It does feature the requisite amounts of blood and sex, and also more-than-requisite amounts of wandering around, while the persistently ominous score keeps on playing and playing. (*1/2)


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