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Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)

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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Storyline

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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They will tear your soul apart. Again. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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23 December 1988 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,185,511, 26 December 1988

Gross USA:

$11,090,735
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Trivia

Oliver Smith who played skinless Frank in the original due to his skinny frame (allowing the body makeup to be realistic) reprised his role along with two extra roles as Browning-the mental patient with delusional parasitosis, and as the skinless figure Kirsty see's in the hospital who writes in blood "I Am In Hell Help Me". See more »

Goofs

When Kirsty is in Hell looking at the photos of her family & the blood begins to flow she takes a few steps back & is standing next to some debris. The dresser then falls but Kirsty is nowhere near it. It should have landed on top of her. We see a piano to her left but when the room begins to spin the piano has disappeared & there is a sofa next to her instead. See more »

Quotes

Julia Cotton: Kirsty... you have surprisingly good taste in men. They didn't tell you, did they? They've changed the rules of the fairy tale. I'm no longer just the wicked stepmother. Now I'm the evil queen. So come on!
Kirsty Cotton: [Screaming] Nooooo!
Julia Cotton: Take your best shot, Snow White!
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Worthy horror sequel
22 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

After the sucess of the oringial Hellraiser , Clive Barker who has a name for himself passed on the diretcing duties to Tony Randel who made an impressive sequel in Hellbound: Hellraiser II . The film has more gore and a new heroine to help out Kristy Cotton. Once again Juila is back but this time she's totally hell bent and the film's primary villian. Pinhead is still scary but gets some compettion from Doc who is scary in his own right. I give the film *** out of ****.


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