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SOMEONE HAS AWAKENED HIM

Adapted for the screen by acclaimed horror writer Clive Barker (Hellraiser, Nightbreed) from his short story of the same name, Rawhead Rex sees a hulking, ancient demon tearing a bloody swathe across the Irish countryside.

When an unsuspecting farmer pulls up a stone column embedded in a barren field, he accidentally unleashes hell by freeing Rawhead Rex – a hulking monster that has been trapped there for thousands of years. With the seemingly unstoppable demon rampaging through the local village, American historian Howard Hallenbeck is faced with the task of putting Rawhead back in the ground for good. 

The first of several films to be adapted from Barker’s seminal Books of Blood series, Rawhead Rex has garnered a strong cult following over the years – now clawing its way to the surface in a stunning new 4K restoration from the original camera negative. 

Features:

  • Brand new 4K restoration from the original camera negative 
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
  • Original Uncompressed Stereo and 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio 
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing 
  • Audio commentary with director George Pavlou, moderated by author Stephen Thrower
  • Call Me Rawhead – an interview with actor Heinrich von Bünau
  • What the Devil Hath Wrought – an interview with actor Ronan Wilmot
  • Rawhead FX – featurette bringing together interviews with creature effects artists Peter Mackenzie Litten and John Schroonraad, special effects supervisor Gerry Johnson, second unit cameraman Sean Corcoran and make-up artist Rosie Blackmore 
  • Interview with cameraman Sean Corcoran
  • Rawhead Rising – artist Stephen R. Bissette on the aborted Rawhead Rex graphic novel adaptation 
  • Animated behind-the-scenes image gallery
  • Original Trailer 
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Wes Benscoter
studio:
  • Arrow Video
Run Time:
  • 86 minutes
Director:
  • George Pavlou
Certificate:
  • 15
Actor:
  • David Dukes
  • Kelly Piper
  • Hugh O'Conor
  • Cora Venus Lunny
  • Ronan Wilmot
  • Niall Toibin
  • Niall O'Brien
  • Heinrich von Schellendorf
  • Donal McCann
Subtitle Languages:
  • English SDH

Theatrical Release Year:
  • 1986
Main Language:
  • English
Number of Discs:
  • 1
Region:
  • B
Brand:
  • Arrow Video

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Zavvi - The Home of Pop Culture

SOMEONE HAS AWAKENED HIM

Adapted for the screen by acclaimed horror writer Clive Barker (Hellraiser, Nightbreed) from his short story of the same name, Rawhead Rex sees a hulking, ancient demon tearing a bloody swathe across the Irish countryside.

When an unsuspecting farmer pulls up a stone column embedded in a barren field, he accidentally unleashes hell by freeing Rawhead Rex – a hulking monster that has been trapped there for thousands of years. With the seemingly unstoppable demon rampaging through the local village, American historian Howard Hallenbeck is faced with the task of putting Rawhead back in the ground for good. 

The first of several films to be adapted from Barker’s seminal Books of Blood series, Rawhead Rex has garnered a strong cult following over the years – now clawing its way to the surface in a stunning new 4K restoration from the original camera negative. 

Features:

  • Brand new 4K restoration from the original camera negative 
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
  • Original Uncompressed Stereo and 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio 
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing 
  • Audio commentary with director George Pavlou, moderated by author Stephen Thrower
  • Call Me Rawhead – an interview with actor Heinrich von Bünau
  • What the Devil Hath Wrought – an interview with actor Ronan Wilmot
  • Rawhead FX – featurette bringing together interviews with creature effects artists Peter Mackenzie Litten and John Schroonraad, special effects supervisor Gerry Johnson, second unit cameraman Sean Corcoran and make-up artist Rosie Blackmore 
  • Interview with cameraman Sean Corcoran
  • Rawhead Rising – artist Stephen R. Bissette on the aborted Rawhead Rex graphic novel adaptation 
  • Animated behind-the-scenes image gallery
  • Original Trailer 
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Wes Benscoter
studio:
  • Arrow Video
Run Time:
  • 86 minutes
Director:
  • George Pavlou
Certificate:
  • 15
Actor:
  • David Dukes
  • Kelly Piper
  • Hugh O'Conor
  • Cora Venus Lunny
  • Ronan Wilmot
  • Niall Toibin
  • Niall O'Brien
  • Heinrich von Schellendorf
  • Donal McCann
Subtitle Languages:
  • English SDH

Theatrical Release Year:
  • 1986
Main Language:
  • English
Number of Discs:
  • 1
Region:
  • B
Brand:
  • Arrow Video

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Great Horror B Movie Fun.

This is really just your run-of-the-mill campy 80's horror movie. But it's just so much fun. If you like your cheesy and silly horror movie romps. This might be a fun watch for you.

Bit of fun

Wasn't sure what to expect from this but it was silly fun, I liked the effects and stuff and was just a fun dumb movie about a big monster thing

Great monster flick

Arrow have done it yet again with a nice transfer on this wacky monster movie. Great fun.

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