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Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)

An investigative reporter must send the newly unbound Pinhead and his legions back to Hell.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lawrence Mortorff ...
Bum
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Sharon Hill ...
Blond Nurse
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Paramedic 1 (as Rob Treveiler)
Christopher Frederick ...
Paramedic 2
Lawrence Kuppin ...
Derelict
Sharon Percival ...
Brittany Virtue
Philip Hyland ...
Brad
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Bill the Bouncer
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CD the DJ
Peter Atkins ...
Rick the Barman / Barbie Cenobite
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Soldier 1 (as Paul Vincent Coleman)
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Storyline

Pinhead is stuck in a block after the Big Confrontation in "Hellbound," The block containing Pinhead and the puzzle cube is bought by a young playboy as sculpture. Pinhead busies himself escaping by getting the playboy to lure victims to his presence so he can use their blood. Once free, he seeks to destroy the puzzle cube so he need never return to Hell, but a female reporter is investigating the grisly murders and stands in his way. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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What began in Hell, will end on Earth. See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and sexuality, and for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

11 September 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hellraiser 3  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$12,534,961 (USA)
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Trivia

Zach Galligan appears as a murder victim that gets a pool stick in the stomach during the Boiler Room Club massacre. Galligan had worked with Anthony Hickox in Waxwork and Waxwork II : Lost In Time. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the film Pinhead tricks Joey into giving him the puzzle box by posing as her dead father. As soon as she hands the box over he takes a knife from his belt with his left hand and poises to strike. Then it cuts to a shot from behind and he's now gripping the knife with his right hand. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Bum: [referring to the Pillar of Souls] You want it?
J.P. Monroe: [laughs] Is it yours?
Bum: No. Not mine. Yours.
J.P. Monroe: How much you want for it?
Bum: Whatever you think it's worth.
[receives money]
Bum: Exactly the figure I had in mind. Take pleasure in it.
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Connections

References Repulsion (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Divine Thing
Performed by Soup Dragons
Music and Lyrics by Sean Dickson
Produced by De Vries / Sidelnyk / Sean Dickson (as Dickson)
Published by Soup Music/Big Life Music
Courtesy of Big Life/Mercury Records
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Hellraiser falls by the wayside
11 January 1999 | by (Morrisville, PA) – See all my reviews

Watching this film as part of a four movie Hellraiserthon, I was full of expectation after the brilliance of the first two films. This third venture was a total disappointment, replacing the plot and tension of the earlier films with pretty girls and lots of mindless violence. The only saving grace was the excellent performance by Doug Bradley as a very confident and menacing Pinhead. Personally, I'd watch the first two films many times again, but skip this vacation from quality.


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