Castle Freak (1995)
Directed by Stuart Gordon
An American family inherits an Italian castle which houses a bloodthirsty monster in Stuart Gordon's 1995 creature feature loosely based - of course - on an H.P. Lovecraft story. Gordon's favorite lead actor Jeffrey Combs (RE-ANIMATOR) stars as John, a man involved in an accident that claimed his son's life. Grieving and troubled, the family's unprepared for another blast of horror when the deformed beast starts prowling the halls. Gordon's underrated film is anchored by a dark, serious tone that's unlike his more tongue-in-cheek efforts, but still just as scary.
An American family inherits an Italian castle which houses a bloodthirsty monster.
Cast: Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Jonathan Fuller
Actually enjoyed it since its the original i wish the freak didnt eat the cat but the remake took a 180 compared to this one
The Freak is a FREAK w the ladies in this one.
Yes it's Full Moon Pictures, but this movie has a pretty good premise and an amazing location. With fine-tuned screenwriting and better performances this would have been a really great movie. Thankfully it's still super fun, thanks in no small part to some chase scene antics and Jeffrey Combs acting furiously.
It’s basically just The Shining in Italy, except instead of ghosts, the Crypt Keeper crossed with Sloth from The Goonies is creeping around. The cinematography and practical effects were honestly pretty good. The cat does die, though.
I just love the classics.