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Henry - Portrait of a Serial Killer

4 Ratings: 2.8
Drama and Horror movie directed by John McNaughton

Loosely based upon the serial killer Henry Lee Lucas.      Produced in 1986 and it took several years to finally get a theatrical release.      Shot on 16mm with a budget of $110,000.      Ever … see full wiki

Director: John McNaughton
Genre: Horror, Drama
Release Date: January 5, 1990
MPAA Rating: Unrated
2 reviews about Henry - Portrait of a Serial Killer
Quick Tip by . October 17, 2010
posted in Cult Cinema
I saw the film twice trying to determine what I was missing since I was the only one I knew that hated it. It is spastic, inconsistent, and the end comes out of nowhere. The only interesting thing about it was the movie poster. There was an interesting icon bottom left: stick figure hand strangling a stick figure cat with this moniker: "Not for Children."
review by . August 12, 2009
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer was a film that is loosely based upon the exploits of notorious white trash serial killer Henry Lee Lucas. This man claimed to have killed hundreds of people, mostly women. But the director takes us down the path of a man who is in many ways similar to the real deal.      Michael Rooker stars as Henry, a demented man living in a twisted world who lives with a scummy roommate Otis (based also on Henry Lee Lucas' running buddy/lover Ottis Toole). …
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