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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Based on the shocking true story of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas, Michael Rooker delivers an unforgettable performance of ferocious intensity as Henry, a soft-spoken loner with a cool exterior that masks the cold heart and inner rage of a born killer. When fellow ex-con Otis (Tom Towles) invites Henry to move into his Chicago apartment, he becomes a willing participant in Henry's senseless, random, killing sprees. Meanwhile, Otis' unsuspecting sister, Becky (Tracy Arnold), is smitten with Henry, whose broken childhood mirrors her own. Masterfully directed by John McNaughton, this chilling character study continues to shock and disturb years after it's debut. Presented uncut.

Year: 1986
Genre: Drama, Cult Films / After Dark, Film Festivals 1992, Best of the 1980s, Extreme Cinema, Biography, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: USA
Director: John McNaughton
Starring: Michael Rooker, Tom Towles, Tracy Arnold
Duration: 79 Minutes
Rating: R18 - Contains violence and sexual violence.
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Location in store: Cult

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