Directed by Clive Barker
A puzzle box reveals a realm of sadistic monsters led by a being named Pinhead, who torture the depraved man who unlocks it. Escaping Pinhead's wrath, what remains of Frank hides out in his attic, until a chance encounter leads him to enlist his brother's wife Julia, with whom he had a passionate affair, to lure victims home so Frank can feed off their blood. Clive Barker's essential 80s classic offered audiences weary of slashers a thrilling new alternative: a sexually-charged horror-fantasy with a villain more terrifying"”and goth"”than Freddy or Jason. Contains violence and gore.
A puzzle box reveals a realm of sadistic monsters led by a being named Pinhead.
Cast: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence
This movie is awesome. If you've been unfortunate enough to have seen the many shit sequels but not the original, you've been missing out.
Absolute classic. Saw it for the first time this year and was just as ahocked as I'm sure audiences were when it first came out. Simple but dramatic story with some fantastic practical effects and a really unique horror premise.
one of my favorites, the only hellraiser worth watching
I remember when this came out. It definitely had the virtue of being different from everything else up to then.
Not perfect but worth a watch. Some of the special effects are too dated to be taken seriously but overall its still cool.