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Followed by 

Hellraiser: Inferno (2000) (Video)
Hellraiser: Hellseeker (2002) (Video)
Hellraiser: Deader (2005) (Video)
Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005) (Video)

Remade as 

Edited into 

Clive Barker: The Art of Horror (1992) (Video)
Clips are shown and the series and characters are discussed
Hellraiser: Resurrection (2000) (Video)
many scenes shown


Hellraiser (1991) (Video Game)
Licensed videogame.


The Whip and the Body (1963)
In both films, a sadistic young man engages in a sadomasochist relationship with his brother's wife. When the man gets killed by supernatural entities he returns from the grave and forces his brother's wife to kill for him.
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
55 Ludovico Place is a reference to the Ludovico treatment in A Clockwork Orange
The Shining (1980)

Referenced in 

Nekromantik (1987)
In "Hellraiser" there are some romantic scenes between a woman and a resurrected male corpse.
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fugitive Alien (1991) (TV Episode)
Nightmare Asylum (1992) (Video)
A Pinhead figure can be seen in the wax museum
The Silence of the Hams (1994)
Mentioned by name on the phone by Insp. Putrid
Serial Mom (1994)
A picture is shown in Chip's room.
Dark Angel: The Ascent (1994) (Video)
Veronica's dog is named Hellraiser.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror V (1994) (TV Episode)
Pinhead is in Moe's band of gouls.
Otaku (1994)
An image of Pinhead was shown.
Naked Horror (1995) (Short)
Picture of Pinhead seen
Shivers (1995) (Video Game)
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
Video case is shown.
Thesis (1996)
Poster on wall
Scream (1996)
Refuge (1997) (TV Movie)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The She-Creature (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: "I'm making 'Hellraiser.'"
Event Horizon (1997)
Graphic scenes of sado-masochistic torture; the three-ringed design of the gravity drive which gives access to a hell-like dimension is an homage to the puzzle box from this movie.
Cube (1997)
Under Wraps (1997) (TV Movie)
Bruce says he saw 2 Pinheads in the bathroom
Absolutely Fabulous: Absolutely Not! (1997) (Video)
Jennifer Saunders talks about watching "Hellraiser".
Gex 64: Enter the Gecko (1998) (Video Game)
One of the levels is called "Smellraiser"
Dark City (1998)
Shrieker (1998)
the puzzle box is seen
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Werewolf (1998) (TV Episode)
Crow: "'Freddy Kruger: Hellraiser'"
Tainted (1998)
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
At the beginning of the movie there is a decoation of Butterball who is one of the Cenobite monsters in the Hellraiser movie, which was created by Dimension Studios that also produced this movie.
Bride of Chucky (1998)
When John Ritter's character is killed by Chucky and Tiffany firing nails into his face, Chucky says that it reminds him of someone
The Dead Hate the Living! (2000) (Video)
Golden Whore (2000) (Short)
The main character has a jacket with Pinhead's face on it.
The Bogus Witch Project (2000) (TV Movie)
The American Nightmare (2000)
It is referenced.
Hellbound: Hellraiser II - Lost in the Labyrinth (2000) (Video)
mentionned a few times
Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) (TV Movie)
Poster is shown.
Paranoid (2000)
one of the characters name is hallraiser
Rock DJ (2000) (Video)
Robbie becomes skinless like Frank
All of the Dead (2000) (Short)
At the end of All of the Dead, a character who bears a striking resemblance to Pinhead appears.
Cradle of Fear (2001) (Video)
poster seen
Bones (2001)
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Conversations with Dead People (2002) (TV Episode)
Andrew says, "I feel like we're in Hellraiser. I hate Pinhead," to Jonathan.
Subterano (2003)
Jason vs. Sadako (2003) (Short)
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
Hellraiser 2003 Live DVD (2003) (Video)
Has borrowed the name and a character (Lead Cenobite) from this movie
Jonathan Creek: The Chequered Box (2004) (TV Episode)
Jonathan likens the box Carla is telling him about to the one in Hellraiser
Hellboy (2004)
Hellboy calls Kroenen Pinhead
Salem's Lot (2004) (TV Movie)
The Nightmare Ends on Halloween (2004) (Short)
Pinhead is featured in this film
Clive Barker: Raising Hell (2004) (Video)
Film is discussed
Frostbite (2005) (Video)
Casey compares Billy's acupunctured butt to "that guy from Hellraiser".
Cursed (2005)
A cenobite (pinhead) statue can be seen in the nightclub.
Grey's Anatomy: No Man's Land (2005) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Alex
Still Life (2005) (Video Game)
Miller expected Vic's room to of had a Hellraiser decor due to her appearance in clothes and hairstyle.
Robot Chicken: That Hurts Me (2005) (TV Episode)
Pinhead is a guest on Big Brother
Transformations: Looking Back at 'The Fly II' (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.18 (2005) (TV Episode)
the film series of which this is the first film is a correct response in "A Bobblehead Category" category
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
It is mentioned in a magazine. Also, DVD case is shown.
Hellraiser: Prophecy (2006) (Short)
Butterball cenobite
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Video case is shown.
The Making of 'Event Horizon' (2006) (Video)
mentioned once
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
Eugene has a Hellraiser keepsake in his house.
The Damned (2006) (Video)
cover seen
Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006) (Video)
Photograph is shown.
The House That Freddy Built (2006) (Video)
Title referenced.
Torchwood: Everything Changes (2006) (TV Episode)
The janitor says that the alien reminds him of Hellraiser.
Saw III (2006)
The first victim is chained like in the first Hellraiser movie
The Thirst (2006)
"bunch of idiots dressed like 'Hellraiser' "
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XVII (2006) (TV Episode)
Someone's Halloween joke credit is "Pinhead Adamson", in homage to the villain from this film.
Demons to Others: The Making of 'Hellraiser: Prophecy' (2007) (Short)
Cast and crew interviewed.
Confessions of a Superhero (2007)
Pinhead costume
The Simpsons: Stop or My Dog Will Shoot (2007) (TV Episode)
Pinhead appears on Bart's' fantasy.
Psych: 65 Million Years Off (2007) (TV Episode)
Shawn mentions Pinhead.
The Devil's Chair (2007)
Nick mentions the movie.
Hellcomposer: An Interview with Composer Christopher Young (2007) (Video)
Christopher Young talks about composing the score for this film.
South Park: Imaginationland: Episode II (2007) (TV Episode)
Pinhead is one of the Imaginationland villains.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Monster Squad (2007) (TV Episode)
Pinhead was listed among the horror figures to get his own franchise.
South Park: Imaginationland: Episode III (2007) (TV Episode)
Pinhead is in Imaginationland.
Supernatural: Malleus Maleficarum (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Dean
South Park: Kyle Sucks Cartman's Balls - The Trilogy (2008) (Video)
Pinhead is in Imaginationland.
Il Divo (2008)
Andreotti's face is full of needles in the first close-up.
The Class (2008)
One of the students wears a Pinhead T-shirt
Capitalism: The Movie (2008)
The pubic's cube demon
The Reinactors (2008)
Hollywood Boulevard character dressed as Pinhead
His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
The Big Box: To the Devil a Daughter (2009) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Big Box: The Body Shop (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Big Box: The House of the Devil (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
Mark Swift alludes to it.
The Big Box: Don't Open the Door (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Pack (2010)
Pinhead mentioned during end credits
The Big Box: Deep Throat (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
Beyond the Grave (2010)
The faceless returner is a visual reference to the skinless Uncle Frank.
Dragonetti the Ruthless Contract Killer (2010)
When Dragonetti performs the ritual. A DVD is also seen on shelf.
Saturday Night Live: Emma Stone/Kings of Leon (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the "My Brother Knows Everything" segment
The Big Box: The Thirsty Dead (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Big Box: A Christmas Story (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Star Odyssey (2011) (TV Episode)
Snob compares the villain in this film to Pinhead
Face Off: Bad to the Bone (2011) (TV Episode)
Pinhead mentioned
Face Off: The Dancing Dead (2011) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Alyce Kills (2011)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Simpsons: The Falcon and the D'Ohman (2011) (TV Episode)
In Wayne's flashback to his training, he is attacked by Pinhead.
A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King (2011) (TV Movie)
still picture
The Nightmare Ends on Halloween II (2011) (Short)
The Office: Spooked (2011) (TV Episode)
In footage from a previous Halloween, Dwight is seen dressed up as Pinhead.
Monitor (2011) (Video)
one patient is seen using a Lament Configuration Puzzle Box
The Big Box: Christmas Evil (2011) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
One of the monsters is named Fornicus The Lord of Bondage & Pain, who holds a spherical puzzle "box", along with at least two others. These parody Cenobites from the Hellraiser mythos.
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: The Hodag of Horror (2012) (TV Episode)
The Lemarchand's Box is parodied.
Found (2012)
Marty asks Steve if he can watch it
Depression: The Movie (2012)
A flashback references Hellraiser
Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
DVD is shown.
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Gary Tunnicliffe Takes a Bite Out of Scott Ian (2012) (TV Episode)
There are numerous references made to Pinhead and Doug Bradley, including the reversible bust of Chatterer and Pinhead and the Lament Configuration from the original film.
Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines (2012) (Video)
Doug Bradley's "pinheads" comment
Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (2012)
In one scene Pyramid Head is chained up like Frank was in Hellraiser
Face Off: Live Reunion (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Scream Park (2012)
The Puzzle Box can be seen on Mr. Hyde's desk.
Evil Dead (2013)
The girl shooting nails into her head, like Pinhead.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Utopia (2013)
Inspired by
Let It Out! (2013) (Short)
A Pinhead miniature bust is on display.
Ida, Be Thy Name: The Frightful Females of Fear (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Holliston: Rock the Cradle (2013) (TV Episode)
Joe quotes a line from the film while playing their movie trivia drinking game at Casey's Crossing.
Holliston: Kevin's Wedding (2013) (TV Episode)
Adam uses the term "Cenobite Skin Folds" to describe Corri's vagina lips.
JonTron: Goosebumps: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Picture of Pinhead is seen.
Community: Introduction to Teaching (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Shirley
Supernatural: Road Trip (2014) (TV Episode)
Sam is called Pinhead
Stage Fright (2014)
The makeup girl makes up a styrofoam head to look like Pinhead.
Nostalgia Critic: Maximum Overdrive (2014) (TV Episode)
Troperaiser looks like Pinhead
Tribes of the Moon: The Making of Nightbreed (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
Fire! Fights! Stunts! 2nd Unit Shooting (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
Cutting Compromise: Editing Nightbreed (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
Making Monsters: Makeup Effects of Nightbreed (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
Best of the Worst: The Star Wars Holiday Special (2014) (TV Episode)
Photograph is shown.
The Candyman Legacy with Tony Todd (2015) (Video)
mentioned once
Face Off: Dressed to Kill (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Longbox of the Damned: Puppet Master #1-3: The Offering (2015) (TV Episode)
"After finding one of their own crushed to death by Pinhead...no, not that one."
Being Frank: Sean Chapman on Hellraiser (2015) (Video)
Documentary about the feature film
Soundtrack Hell: The Story of the Abandoned Coil Score (2015) (Video)
Documentary about the feature film
The Angry Video Game Nerd: The Crow (2015) (TV Episode)
"It all leads up to a battle that looks like something out of Hellraiser."

Featured in 

Fear in the Dark (1991) (TV Movie)
features footage from this
Basic Instinct (1992)
The film is playing on Nick's television when he wakes up on the couch.
100 Years of Horror: Demons (1996) (Video)
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
Super Secret Movie Rules: Slashers (2004) (TV Episode)
The episode feutures clips from Hellraiser
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Hellraiser (2009) (TV Episode)
movie reviewed
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Troll Trilogy (2010) (TV Episode)
A clip of the movie was shown in the opening.
Shameful Sequels: Hellraiser III (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike talks about the original

Spoofed in 

Transylvania Twist (1989)
Pinhead has a little cameo
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Bugi Fiction (2003) (Video)
The character of Needlehead is a spoof of Pinhead from Hellraiser.
Chasing Jason (2004) (Short)
Stars Pinhead
Skankobite (2005) (Short)
A trailer-trash interpretation of the Hellraiser mythos
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: Everything Breaks/The Show That Dare Not Speak Its Name (2006) (TV Episode)
Pinface is a parody of the main character
Family Guy: Meet the Quagmires (2007) (TV Episode)
We see a sketch involving Hellraiser playing a prank on his wife.
Robot Chicken: Slaughterhouse on the Prairie (2007) (TV Episode)
Pinhead wants a new look
Robot Chicken: Tubba-Bubba's Now Hubba-Hubba (2008) (TV Episode)
Pinhead and the Cenobites join Girls Gone Wild
Stan Helsing (2009)
parody character Needlehead
The Venture Bros.: A Very Venture Halloween (2012) (TV Episode)
The scene with The Outrider hanging skinless by hooks on chains and completing a rubix cube, while Toaster Face tells the members of the Brimmstone Assembly, "Submit to your desire. I offer you ultimate pleasure..." spoofs Hellraiser (1987).
Epic Ink: Friday the Thirteenth (2014) (TV Episode)
A doll's head with nails coming out of its head is shown

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