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When a turn-of-the-century occultist conjures a group of horrific demons, there's hell to pay in Lord of the G-Strings director Terry West's erotic horror opus Flesh for the Beast. After Alfred Fische... read more read more...r utilizes the power of a mysterious medallion to summon the demons, the beasts disguise themselves as beautiful women and rely on Fischer to provide them with the human flesh essential to their survival on Earth. Flash forward a century later when a team of parapsychologists find themselves facing a horrific secret while investigating Fischer's manor and former brothel. Will they survive the satanic horrors that await them upon venturing into the damned abode, or will their souls be forever lost to a devilish madman and a horde of bloodthirsty zombies? ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

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R, 1 hr. 30 min.

Directed by: Terry West

Release Date: October 10, 2003

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DVD Release Date: October 28, 2003

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  • May 5, 2007
    If you can put up with movies with pocket money budgets, extremely bad acting, unknown actors, ridiculous plots, crappy dialogue, and scenes of complete pointlessness, then you'll probably get through watching "Flesh for the Beast" without suffering too much infront of your TV.

    ... read moreIt's a film that's basically been aimed at the gore hound out there, and I being one of them will enjoy this film more than most, even if the gore did look pretty damn fake. As for the plot...I won't waste another word on that. It's an absolute sleaze-fest, and all you'll find yourself doing is waiting for the next gory death or sex scene to occur. Though it may be a beyond poor movie, I applaud the Director for putting out a movie which isn't watered down and softened to make it more marketable like Hollywood do.

    So, entertain it does - you'll either be howling with laughter at how bad it sucks or be revelling in the sight of blood drenched intestines and the sexy nakedness of the seductive ladies.
  • January 16, 2013
    A crappy retread of a Shining or House on Haunted Hill, among many other similar themed movies. Flesh for the Best only offers an awesome Buckethead score that is a mix of Death Cube K sounding and his classic riffs and shreds. The acting is bad, script sucks, and the makeup is w... read moreeak. Decent blood though. Only thing that works is the Buckethead score and the Deli Creeps song in the closing credits.
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    April 30, 2012
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    The good things about this movie (gore and nudity) are ultimately snuffed out by bad acting, forgettable characters, bad editing and too many moments that should have been scary, but were just awkward and dull.
  • July 21, 2009
    The acting ranges from awful to adequate, the production is clearly low budget, needlessly gory and very fake at that. It's just stupid.
  • July 9, 2009
    A NY Times reviewer gave this a positive review. Goes to show, you just have to make your own conclusions. I saw this back in 2003 and there's inexplicably a manga out that is loosly relataed to the film, so it made me look at this again. I wish I hadn't.
    How they got classic ... read moreitalian/cult classic actors like Caroline Munro and Aldo Sambrell - I have no idea.
    This is your basic group of supernatural investigators come to a old mansion and get off'ed one by one, only here its flesh eating succubi. It just doesn't entertain enough, and I can't see the comparisons to Fulci movies that I've been reading about in certain reviews. The DVD does have a trailer for Blood Feast 2 by Herschel Gordon Lewis (40 years later!), which I now want to see!
  • October 18, 2007
    badly lit and horribly acted, its still entertaining enough to sit thru, and buckethead composed it...so that kicks ass.

    if you don't like Buckethead....die.
  • July 10, 2007
    The opening scene was pretty good, but the rest of the movie was a sorry excuse for sex/nudity and bad gore.

Critic Reviews


Dave Kehr
October 10, 2003
Dave Kehr, New York Times

Fans of the genre -- or 'gore hounds' as they are known in fandom -- will find plenty to enjoy in Mr. West's enthusiastic approach to his work. Full Review

V.A. Musetto
October 10, 2003
V.A. Musetto, New York Post

The script is obvious and cliched and the action is more disgusting than frightening.

Frank Scheck
October 10, 2003
Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter

While unlikely to achieve a place in the horror film pantheon, or even its sub-basement, the film will no doubt assume its rightful place in the video collections of the genre's more rabid -- and horn...

Jorge Morales
October 8, 2003
Jorge Morales, Village Voice

It's all gleefully over the top, but neither particularly campy nor scary. Full Review

Walter Chaw
November 6, 2003
Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central

Something of a lowbrow cheeseball riot. Full Review

Eric Campos
October 14, 2003
Eric Campos, Film Threat

"Flesh for the Beast" is good times. Full Review

MaryAnn Johanson
October 13, 2003
MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher

[O]ur idiot heroes... at the first sight of a breast -- even a skanky, possibly undead, probably germy one -- lose about 75 IQ points and all sense of self-preservation. Full Review

Ken Fox
October 10, 2003
Ken Fox, TV Guide's Movie Guide

Derivative, indifferently acted, artlessly photographed and awash in nudity and rudimentary gore effects, this direct-to-DVD feature mars the producing debut of longtime horror and exploitation distri... Full Review

December 6, 2005
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