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Rawhead Rex
Rawhead Rex
Actors: David Dukes, Kelly Piper, Hugh O'Conor, Cora Venus Lunny, Ronan Wilmot
Director: George Pavlou
Genres: Indie & Art House, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Suspense
R     1999     1hr 29min

From acclaimed horror writer Clive Barker's Books of Blood comes a tale of devastating fright. Rawhead Rex is a demon, alive for millennia, trapped in the depths of hell, and waiting for release. He is held by an ancient s...  more »

     
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Actors: David Dukes, Kelly Piper, Hugh O'Conor, Cora Venus Lunny, Ronan Wilmot
Director: George Pavlou
Creators: Al Burgess, Charles Band, Don Hawkins, Graham Ford, Kevin Attew, Paul Gwynn, Clive Barker
Genres: Indie & Art House, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: GENEON [PIONEER]
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 10/19/1999
Original Release Date: 04/17/1987
Theatrical Release Date: 04/17/1987
Release Year: 1999
Run Time: 1hr 29min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 32
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English

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James B. (wandersoul73) from TYLER, TX
Reviewed on 6/23/2009...
After seeing this monstrosity I know now why Clive Barker took the helm on so many of his other works.
1 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.

Movie Reviews

I love ye'olde Rawhead
Mungo__Park | Milwaukee, WI | 06/17/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I don't fancy there are too many Irish horror films out there so I'm going to go out on a limb and say this is the best one ever made. Although the monster walks around in army boots and has little glowing Christmas lights for eyeballs I think he looks great! And he tears people's heads off like nobody's business. When I was ten I accidentally stumbled upon this film at a friend's house as we sat down to watch the Ewok Adventure and instead got Rawhead jumping out of a barn and peeling some Irish bloke's face off. I've loved it ever since. Subsequent viewings have lessened the film's appeal for me, but I still think that if you're lucky enough to find Rawhead Rex (the film, not the monster) in a video store don't leave witout it!"
THEY CALLED HIM RAWHEAD!!!
rawheadrules | Weston, CT | 01/23/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Better than Ghoulies 2!I don't think there's ever been a better movie than Raw Head Rex. A Beautiful Mind? Please! I don't think we'll ever see a character as well developed as Declan O'Brien ever again. And David Dukes? I think those snobs at the Oscar committee overlooked a great talent once again. (Take note, Russell Crowe - THIS is acting!) And I can't say enough about the disturbing trailer-park massacre, or the "surprise" shocker scenes such as Raw Head jumping out from behind some bushes (off-cue) to gnaw off some poor sod's hand. Voila! And those beady, laser-pointer eyes! How did they do that?!! Well, I guess sometimes a film comes along , and everyone else in Hollywood knows that they've got some catching up to do..."
Rawhead Rex was both fun and scary.
rawheadrules | 10/20/1999
(4 out of 5 stars)

"It was a good movie, but the make-up was not the best for a horror film. There are some great shots in the film. It looks very creepy and horrifying. The best part of the film takes place in a trailer park. That is where the horror is at its peak. This is one of the best horror films in the last twenty years. Don't watch it alone, you will not be able to sleep."