Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer

Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer

Directed by John McNaughton

This controversial horror classic follows a serial killer and his partner-in-crime as they slowly begin to kill for fun. Michael Rooker is unforgettable as Henry, a soft-spoken loner masking an inner rage. When fellow ex-con Otis invites Henry to move into his apartment, he becomes Henry's wicked wing man. Meanwhile, Otis' unsuspecting sister Becky develops a childish crush on Henry. It took years - and the championing of Roger Ebert - who thought the film was powerful and brilliant - to turn HENRY into one of the most well-regarded horror films of all time.

This controversial horror classic follows a serial killer and his partner-in-crime.

Cast: Michael Rooker, Tom Towles, Tracy Arnold

Member Reviews

Best serial killer character study ever.

BLOODSHOCK
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3 days ago

A cult following for a reason. The almost 90 minute slow burn that was Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer was gripping from start to finish. A simple story to follow with multiple storylines that all come to a conclusion in the final 10 minutes of the movie. This film most defiantly deserves the cult praise it has garnered. If you are new to the genre of Horror this is a great jumping off point.

DomSheehan33
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6 days ago

I guess I’m one of the only people that thought this was way over hyped.

chausey.swenae
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8 days ago

⭐⭐⭐🌙

TheShape
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9 days ago

Slow burn. I watched it in pieces, took me 3 days to get through it. Just didn't hold my attention.

Nanners
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10 days ago