Confessions of a Serial Killer (1985)


The movie Confessions of a Serial Killer (1985) is a crime horror film directed by Mark Blair based on serial killer Henry Lee Lucas. The movie Confessions of a Serial Killer (1985) depicts the murderous rampage and capture of Lucas. Details about its particular release in the 1980s is debated.

The film opens with Lucas being arrested after a killing spree across multiple states. Through interrogation, Lucas reveals his disturbed upbringing and early brushes with crime.


  • Robert A. Burns as Henry Lee Lucas
  • Ned Schmidtke as Ottis Toole
  • Mary Bocean as Becky Powell
  • Tim O’Halloran as Frank
  • Peter Hill as Detective


The film was criticized for exaggerating the real Henry Lee Lucas’s crimes.

It was shot on Super 8 film with amateur actors on a miniscule budget.

Is often talked about in conversation with the more well-known “Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer” which was released around the same time.


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Last updated byAnonymous on November 1, 2023