When Max dies in an accident, he goes straight to hell. But the devil Barney makes him an offer: if he manages to get three innocent youths to sell him their souls in the next two months, he may stay on earth. Max accepts, and returns to earth, equipped with special powers. However his task is harder than expected, especially when 7 years old Tobi demands that he marry his mother. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
Their main goal is swiping soul.
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Did You Know?
Writer Jimmy Sangster had originally planned for this to be a more serious addition to the horror genre, to be made for Hammer, and with Vincent Price starring. The title would have been " The Fairytale Man". See more
[Max runs into the living room and lights up the fire place in an attempt to burn the three signed contracts
I know you're here! Let me see your rotten, lying, deceitful face now! I'm gonna burn your contracts!
[the next scene is in Hell where Barney, first in voice-over during the first three words, is now in full "devil" makeup
Burn those contracts and eternal damnation is yours! You'll know the unmitigating pain and horror of limbs being torn from their sockets! Your limbs! Your sockets! ...
Any Fool Can See
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Allee Willis
Performed by Julie Budd See more