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
Best serial killer character study ever.
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.
I guess I’m one of the only people that thought this was way over hyped.
Slow burn. I watched it in pieces, took me 3 days to get through it. Just didn't hold my attention.