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 »
In 1983, financially struggling college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret, putting her life in mortal danger.
Two siblings and three of their friends en route to visit their grandfather's grave in Texas end up falling victim to a family of cannibalistic psychopaths And must survive the terrors of leatherface and his family.
Loosely based on serial killer Henry Lee Lucas, the film follows Henry and his roommate Otis who Henry introduces to murdering randomly selected people. The killing spree depicted in the film starts after Otis' sister Becky comes to stay with them. The people they kill are strangers and in one particularly gruesome attack, kill all three members of a family during a home invasion. Henry lacks compassion in everything he does and isn't the kind to leave behind witnesses - of any kind.Written by
After the initial edit of the film was complete (running two hours and twenty-seven minutes), John McNaughton had to present it to Waleed B. Ali and Malik B. Ali. McNaughton couldn't bring them the original negatives, so he used a VHS video camera to shoot the edit, as it ran on the screen on the 16mm flatbed, which was used to edit the movie. According to McNaughton, when they saw this flickering, black and white, two and a half hour movie, with barely audible sound, the Ali brothers were far from impressed. See more »
In the opening shot of the movie of a woman's body, the "dead" woman (Mary Demas) takes a few breaths towards the end of the shot, as seen by the movement of her stomach. The filmmakers point this out in the commentary, and show additional footage in the outtakes. See more »
[Otis sticks his head out the window of a moving vehicle as Henry drives, filming various women with a video camera until it hits something, busting the lens off; gets angry at Henry]
Oh! Look what you did! Aw, God! Aw, Jesus! Look at it, it's ruined! Damn, Henry, you oughta look where you're driving!
Who the hell told you to stick your head out the window anyway?
You could've killed me!
Oh, that's right. Blame it on me.
Aw, this fuckin' camera!
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Before the film begins the following can be read: "This film is a fictional dramatization of certain events. 'Henry' is not intended to be an accurate portrayal of a true story. The film is based partly on confessions of a person named Henry, many of which he later recanted. As to Otis and Betty, the film is fictional." See more »
In 2001, Universal Home Entertainment submitted a completely uncut version of the film for classification for home video release. The BBFC waived the 4 seconds cut from the murder of the TV salesman, and 61 of the 71 seconds from the family massacre scene (they refused to reinstate the 10 seconds of the scene where Otis molests the mother after she is dead). Additionally, they partly approved the 38 second shot of the dead woman on the toilet, but they demanded that the last 17 seconds of the shot be removed. Based upon this, Universal decided to remove the shot entirely. Total time cut from the film: 48 seconds. See more »
Terrifying n disturbing. Watch out for the wtf eye n facial expressions of Otis when Henry snaps the neck of a victim.
The characters of Henry and Otis are based on real life serial killers Henry Lee Lucas and Ottis Toole n it makes this film even more terrifying.
In the beginning we r introduced to offscreen grisly murders committed by Henry (Michael Rooker in his debut film).
Harry shares an apartment with his prison buddy Otis.
The home invasion scene involving the kid's death made me squirm.
The eyeball horror scene may satisfy fans of Fulci horror.
The facial n eye expressions of Otis when Henry snaps the neck of the prostitute is truly that of wtf.
I first saw this in the 90s on a vhs. Revisited it recently.
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