Rawhead Rex is the main antagonist of the 1986 British fantasy-horror film Rawhead Rex.
The ancient Irish demon known as Rawhead Rex was imprisoned underneath a stone pillar, but when three farmers accidentally release him from his prison, he goes on a killing spree.
Rawhead Rex is a tall humanoid figure with dirty brown skin. His face is somewhat primate-like, with numerous sharp teeth and a scrunched-up face. He has long black hair on his head, small eyes, and tattered black clothing.
Powers and Abilities
The Rawhead Rex possess the following powers and abilities:
- Sharp claws
Rawhead Rex is killed by numerous energy beams fired at him by a feminine figure that emerged from the stone column. He is then crushed with large stones.
- In the original short story by screenwriter Clive Barker, Rawhead Rex resembled a phallic humanoid with large teeth.