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Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)

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Kirsty is brought to an institution after the death of her family, where the occult-obsessive head resurrects Julia and unleashes the Cenobites once again.

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Chatterer Cenobite / Chatter II Cenobite
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Mr. Browning / Skinless Frank
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Homicide Detective Ronson (as Angus McInnes)
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Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain. But Channard has been searching for the doorway to Hell for years, and Kirsty must follow him to save her father and witness the power struggles among the newly damned. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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It will tear your soul apart... again. See more »

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23 December 1988 (USA)  »

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$11,090,735 (USA)
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When the Cenobites appear in Dr. Channard's office, the curtains are ripped away from the window, and you can see the string that rips them away. See more »

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Channard Cenobite: And to think... I hesitated.
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Followed by Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005) See more »

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All time fav. Beautiful, visceral, multi-layered and vaguely erotic.
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Clive Barker is still the king. He brings us to a world where monsters have politics, the 5 senses rule, and we sometimes question whether our pre-notions of pain are as accurate as we think. The Hellraiser series is a lush, nightmarish, subliminal journey into human desire, masochism, mythos and madness. Pinhead is not so much the generic, evil antagtonist as he is a source of comfort and logic sometimes. Clive Barker has often toyed with our preconceptions that all "monsters" must be blindly destructive brutes, as opposed to the endearingly rational and decidedly intelligent Cenobites. Perhaps the fact that I have Cenobites tattooed makes me biased;) But it's still a unique piece with gorgeous imagery (to some.) Angels to some, demons to others... If you haven't seen Hellraiser 1 and 2 (the rest are not so great IMHO)...you must!


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