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Warlock (1989)

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A warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century, with a witch-hunter in hot pursuit.

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Kevin O'Brien ...
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Richard Kuss ...
Mennonite
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Pastor's Wife
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Kay E. Kuter ...
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Art Smith ...
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Robert Breeze ...
Jailor
Frank Renzulli ...
Cabbie
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Storyline

In Boston of 1691, a warlock is sentenced to death, but escapes magically into the future (our present), followed doggedly by the witch hunter. There he is searching for the three parts of the Devil's Bible, trailed by the witch hunter and the woman whose house he landed in. They must stop him, as the book contains the true name of God, which he can use to un-create the world. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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He's come from the past to destroy the future. See more »


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11 January 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Czarnoksieznik  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$9,094,451 (USA)
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Trivia

The film was originally completed in late 1988 and was one of the last films completed by distributor New World Pictures when they filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The film's trailer was actually shown before early 1989 theatrical releases. Instead of going direct to video, Warlock was picked up and released in theatres by Trimark Pictures in 1991. Its box office success lead to a sequel, "Warlock: The Armageddon" in which Trimark also released theatrically. See more »

Goofs

As the Warlock hits the ground after being hit by the weather vane the harness is clearly visible. See more »

Quotes

[the Channeler is faking the channeling of a spirit for the Warlock]
Channeler: I have come - Zamiel. Ask... me... what... you... will.
Warlock: I would ask that we wait.
Channeler: For... what... do... we... wait?
Warlock: For the true Zamiel to appear.
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STRAIT FROM TEXAS
Performed by Jasper Jeeters Jamboree
Music by Vince Melamed
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User Reviews

Great horror adventure!
22 December 1999 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

I saw this film a few years back, with my family, and we found it to be a funny, creepy and overall entertaining horror film. Steve Miner, who directed Friday the 13th Part 2, Friday the 13th Part 3 and House, directed himself another great entertaining piece. Lately though, he made Halloween H20, which ignored previous films, which were respected by die-hard Halloween fans. He also recently made the disappointing summer flick, Lake Placid. But his great horror movies are always going to be remembered by horror fans. And I hope again, he makes some great horror flicks.


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