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Drifter: Henry Lee Lucas (2009)

The true story of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas.

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Michael Feifer
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Sabato Jr. ... Henry
John Burke ... DA Farino
Kelly Curran ... Becky
Kostas Sommer ... Ottis
Rachel Ferrari Rachel Ferrari ... Female Victim (as Rachel J. Ferrari)
Kenneth W. Thornton Kenneth W. Thornton ... Man in Road (as Kenny Thornton)
Beth Shea ... Olivia - Girl in Theater
Nino Simone Nino Simone ... Billy - Guy in Theater
Jay Pickett ... Officer Dollinger
Daniel Tostenson Daniel Tostenson ... Officer Miner
John Diehl ... Sheriff Larabie
Caia Coley ... Viola
Ezra Averill Ezra Averill ... Henry - 8 years old
Thomas Garner Thomas Garner ... Hennessey
Keleigh Averill Keleigh Averill ... School Teacher
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The true story of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas.

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Crime | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Quotes

Henry: [referring to hitchhiker] Well, she ain't your type.
Ottis: But she sure is yours. I'll let you have her first.
Henry: Naw, I ain't too good with girls.
Ottis: She ain't a girl. She's just juicy white meat.
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Connections

References A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) See more »

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Wide Open
Written and Performed by Dana Ferandelli
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Drifter, Shifter, Fanciful Mister.
23 October 2014 | by hitchcockthelegendSee all my reviews

Serial killer movies have become two a penny, it feels like at least a couple come out each year. This one, directed by Michael Feifer, just feels like old hat, like it is treading water to make a point that has been made a hundred times before. It doesn't help that Henry Lee Lucas has already been covered in brilliantly grainy fashion previously with John McNaughton's 1990 skin itcher Henry: Portrait OF A Serial Killer, which quite frankly is superior to this in every department. On the plus side are the performances of Antonio Sabato Jr. (Henry) and Kostas Sommer (Ottis), where the former is broody and twitchy, the latter hyper insane, but ultimately it achieves nothing. Kudos, however, is due for at least cleaving close to what facts of the case are known to be true. 4/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Henry Lee Lucas See more »

Filming Locations:

Llano, California, USA

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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