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

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Kevin O'Brien ...
Chas
Richard Kuss ...
Mennonite
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Detective
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Pastor's Wife
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Pastor
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Magistrate #1
Kenneth Danziger ...
Magistrate #2
Art Smith ...
Scribe
Robert Breeze ...
Jailor
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Cabbie
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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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11 January 1991 (USA)  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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$9,094,451 (USA)
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In 2013, Las Vegas-based Heavy Metal band Demon Lung released a concept album based entirely on Warlock called "The Hundredth Name". The songs follow the film from beginning to end, even using lines of dialogue in the lyrics. See more »

Goofs

While flying to Boston when Redferne starts suspect the Warlock is on the plane Kassandra refers to Glinda from "The Wizard of Oz" as an example of a good witch but she calls her "The Good Witch of The West". Glinda's title was "Good Witch of The North". See more »

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Kassandra: [when they find Giles' coffin in 1989] At least you didn't have to open it. You didn't have to stare at your putrefied corpse, or anything.
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Spin-off Warlock (1994) See more »

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STRAIT FROM TEXAS
Performed by Jasper Jeeters Jamboree
Music by Vince Melamed
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A Good Horror Movie
11 September 1998 | by (Iowa City, IA) – See all my reviews

The late 80's and 90's have not been a particularly good time for big-budget horror movies, but Warlock, a kind of supernatural Terminator, works particularly well. Everyone is well-cast, although the focus is on the three leads. Julian Sands is at his most diabolical, but Richard Grant also does well, neatly portraying Redferne as a man out of time (essentially Michael Biehn's character from Terminator, in reverse). Lori Singer is...well, tolerable. The Warlock is not the all-powerful deity that the writers could have portrayed him as (and as he'll be portrayed in the next movie), meaning that the battles between him and Redferne are actually pretty interesting.


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