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Flesh for the Beast (2003)

Six parapsychologists investigate a reputed haunted mansion and are set upon by three flesh-eating succubus ladies under the control of the sinister warlock owner bent on finding a mysterious amulet to give himself more power.

Director:

Terry M. West

Writer:

Terry M. West
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jane Scarlett ... Erin Cooper
Sergio Jones ... John Stoker
Clark Beasley Jr. Clark Beasley Jr. ... Ted Sturgeon
Jim Coope Jim Coope ... Jack Ketchum (as Jim Coop)
David Runco ... Joseph Monks (as Victor Flynn)
Aaron Clayton Aaron Clayton ... Douglas Clegg
Michael Sinterniklaas ... Martin Shelly
Caroline Hoermann Caroline Hoermann ... Pauline
Ruby Larocca ... Cassandra (as Ruby LaRocca)
Barbara Joyce Barbara Joyce ... Irene
Kevin G. Shinnick Kevin G. Shinnick ... Jimmy / Zombie
Keith Leopard Keith Leopard ... Zombie #1
Kelly Troy Howard ... Zombie #2
Zoe Moonshine ... Zombie #3
Michael Roszhart Michael Roszhart ... Zombie #4
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Storyline

A team of parapsychologists is invited by John Stoker to research the evil Fischer Manor, an ancient brothel where the owner Alfred Fischer was a gigolo that practiced black witchcraft. While investigating, the men are attacked by flesh-eater succubus and the psychic Erin Cooper seeks a powerful amulet for John Stoker. When they meet the trio of succubus, John finds a lethal secret. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

Open the Gate. Step In. Lose Your Mind.

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence/gore, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Jane Scarlett almost wasn't cast as Erin Cooper because the producers thought she looked too young for the role. See more »

Quotes

Erin Cooper: Fuck me harder!
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Alternate Versions

The unrated version features a four-minute montage of the three succubus ladies dancing and smearing blood all over their naked bodies during a ritual feeding after the last team member is killed. See more »

Connections

Followed by The Pick Up (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Flesh For The Beast
by The Deli Creeps
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An unpretentious gore-fest.
20 November 2009 | by BA_HarrisonSee all my reviews

With so many lame, low-budget horror DVDs misleading fans through the use of salacious cover-art, carefully selected stills, and provocative blurb, it's nice to find one that finally makes good on its packaging's promise of copious amounts of sex and violence.

Flesh for the Beast is not a great film by any stretch of the imagination—the story is clichéd nonsense, the acting is average at best (even from its two 'names', Caroline Munro and Aldo Sambrell), and the direction is uninspired—but it does feature enough gratuitous full-frontal female nudity and gruesome gore to satisfy most depraved viewers' lust for flesh, whether it be for the pink and supple kind, or the ragged, red and bloody variety.

As in Armand Weston's The Nesting (1981), Roberta Findlay's Blood Sisters (1987) and Lucio Fulci's The Ghosts of Sodom (1988), writer/director Terry West's Flesh for the Beast is set in a building that used to be a brothel, and which is now the centre of terrifying paranormal activity. The owner of the building, John Stoker (Sergio Jones) hires a team of parapsychologists to try and cleanse the property, but one-by-one the visitors are seduced and killed by the evil succubi that dwell there.

This rather cheesy set-up might not be that original, but it does allow for plenty of sleazy shenanigans, with the demons first appearing as randy young women in order to shag their intended victims, before eventually turning nasty and yanking out their internal organs and generally making a lot of mess: during the course of the film, Jones is absolutely drenched in the red stuff, one guy pukes up his guts (literally), the naked ladies playing the succubi writhe enthusiastically in a pool of blood and assorted organs, and even Caroline Munro joins in the bloody fun, having her throat cut at the end of her one brief scene.

Having seen a ton of low-budget horror way worse than Flesh for the Beast, I am genuinely surprised by the mostly disparaging comments here on IMDb. Don't people like honest-to-goodness sex and blood in their horror anymore?


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fleisch für die Bestie See more »

Filming Locations:

Yonkers, New York, USA

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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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