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Rawhead Rex
Directed by George Pavlou
Produced by Kevin Attew, Don Hawkins
Written by Clive Barker
Starring David Dukes
Niall Toibin
Cora Venus Lunny
Ronan Wilmot
Donal McCann
Heinrich von Schellendorf
Music by Colin Towns
Cinematography John Metcalfe
Editing by Andy Horvitch
Distributed by Empire Pictures
Release date(s) April 17, 1987
Running time 89 minutes
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Language English

Rawhead Rex was created on December 2nd, 1986. The film was based on the short story by Clive Barker which originally appeared in Volume 3 of his Books of Blood series. It features a monstrous pagan god's bloody rampage through the Irish countryside.

The film was directed by George Pavlou. Pavlou and Clive Barker (who also wrote the screenplay) had previously worked together on Transmutations (also known as Underworld)'.[1]


  • Niall Toibin as Reverent Coot
  • David Dukes as Howard Hallenbeck
  • Cora Venus Lunny (as Cora Lunny) as Minty Hallenbeck
  • Ronan Wilmot as Declan O'Brien
  • Niall O'Brien as Detective Inspector Isaac Gissing
  • Heinrich von Schellendorf as Rawhead Rex
  • Robert Byrne as a photographer
  • Donal McCann as Tom Garron

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