Hellraiser

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Hellraiser
Directed by Clive Barker
Produced by Christopher Figg
Written by Clive Barker
Starring Doug Bradley
Andrew Robinson
Clare Higgins
Sean Chapman
Oliver Smith
Ashley Laurence
Music by Christopher Young
Cinematography Robin Vidgeon
Editing by Richard Marden
Tony Randel
Distributed by New World Pictures
Release date(s) September 11, 1987
Running time 94 minutes
Country  United Kingdom
Language English
Budget $1,000,000 (estimated)me
Money made £763,412 (UK)
$14,564,027 (USA)
Followed by Hellbound: Hellraiser II

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Hellraiser is a 1987 British horror movie exploring the themes of sadomasochism, pain as a source of pleasure, and morality under duress and fear. It is based on the novella The Hellbound Heart by Clive Barker, who also wrote the screenplay and directed the movie.

Hellraiser was number 19 on the cable channel Bravo's list of the 100 Scariest Movie Moments.[1]

References[change | edit source]

  1. Hellraiser: Hellworld, Hellraiser. "100 Scariest Movie Moments: 100 Scariest Moments in Movie History". Bravo. http://www.bravotv.com/The_100_Scariest_Movie_Moments/index.shtml. Retrieved 2007-10-24.