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Directed byClive Barker
Written byClive Barker
Produced byChristopher Figg
StarringDoug Bradley
Andrew Robinson
Clare Higgins
Sean Chapman
Oliver Smith
Ashley Laurence
CinematographyRobin Vidgeon
Edited byRichard Marden
Tony Randel
Music byChristopher Young
Distributed byNew World Pictures
Release date
September 11, 1987
Running time
94 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Budget$1,000,000 (estimated)me
Box office£763,412 (UK)
$14,564,027 (USA)

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]

This movie had a sequel, Hellbound: Hellraiser II.

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  1. Hellraiser: Hellworld, Hellraiser. "100 Scariest Movie Moments: 100 Scariest Moments in Movie History". Bravo. Archived from the original on 2007-10-30. Retrieved 2007-10-24.

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