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Drifter: Henry Lee Lucas (2009)

The true story of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas.

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Henry
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DA Farino
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Becky
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Ottis
Rachel Ferrari ...
Female Victim (as Rachel J. Ferrari)
Kenneth W. Thornton ...
Man in Road (as Kenny Thornton)
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Olivia - Girl in Theater
Nino Simon ...
Billy - Guy in Theater (as Nino Simone)
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Officer Dollinger
Daniel Tostenson ...
Officer Miner
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Sheriff Larabie
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Viola
Ezra Averill ...
Henry - 8 years old
Thomas Garner ...
Hennessey
Keleigh Averill ...
School Teacher
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The true story of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas.

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Crime | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, some aberrant sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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1 April 2009 (USA)  »

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Bloody Serial Killer  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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At 14:40 of the movie there is a mugshot of a man on a Clipboard hanging below the map. That is actually a mugshot of the real Henry Lee Lucas. See more »

Goofs

When Henry is receiving shock therapy after his glass eye has been removed the actor's real eyeball is visible. See more »

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References A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) See more »

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This Perfect Body
Written by Jack McDowell
Performed by Stickfigure
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Realistic, factual, frightening.
9 October 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I am really surprised by the amount of negative criticism this film has. I believe it is a well made, well scripted film that portrays the 'abnormal' life of one of Americas most notorious serial killers : Henry Lee Lucas.

The screenplay is very similar to the true events that occurred in Henry's life.

His mother was a drunk, prostitute and an abusive woman of whom beat her son day after day. The amount of physical and mental abuse he stomached, would be too much for a lot of us to handle.

Although this was a low budget film, I don't believe anybody should give it a low rating. The point of this film was to give people an insight into the life of Henry Lee Lucas, not to be judged by its quality and budget. Overall, I believe it shows pure realism. 10/10.


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