Rawhead Rex
Rawhead Rex (1987)

An Irish farmer moves an ancient stone, unwittingly freeing a gigantic, terrible, blood-thirsty pagan demon known as Rawhead Rex. It falls to an American anthropologist to attempt to stop the demon's rampage in this gory horror film,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 17, 1987
DVD Release Date: October 19, 1999
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The monster unconvincingly dons a rubber-suit and becomes more risible than frightening.

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Jovanka Vuckovic
Rue Morgue Magazine

A terrible adaptation of a fantastic Clive Barker story from his Books of Blood. Despite the goofy mask the demon wears, Rex does have some teeth; it earns points for the Rex-urinating-on-willing-priest's-face scene.

Widgett Walls

I saw this when it first hit video, many moons ago. And you know what? I'm still giggling.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Sylvester Kuo
Another bad adaptation of Clive Barker's story. Rawhead Rex looked like a man in a more elaborated ape suit. The acting was only OK... The excellent story… More