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Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)

R  |   |  Horror  |  11 September 1992 (USA)
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An investigative reporter must send the newly unbound Pinhead and his legions back to Hell.

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Lawrence Mortorff ...
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Sharon Ceccatti ...
Blond Nurse (as Sharon Hill)
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Paramedic 1 (as Rob Treveiler)
Christopher Frederick ...
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Lawrence Kuppin ...
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Bill the Bouncer
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Peter Atkins ...
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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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He'll offer you the heights of ecstasy, but you'll spend eternity in the depths of hell. See more »

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

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11 September 1992 (USA)  »

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Hellraiser 3: Hell on Earth  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$12,534,961 (USA)
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Former New World exec Larry Kuppin picked up the rights to the franchise and quickly formed Trans Atlantic Enetertainment with the purpose of producing sequels to several New World Pictures films. The initial line-up included Hellraiser III, Children of the Corn II, Wanted: Dead or Alive 2, Angel 4 and Crimes of Passion 2. Only sequels to Hellraiser, Corn and Angel eventuated. See more »

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When Joey is sitting down inside the bus, she is resting her head on a window. We hear a bang on this window, and Joey she is startled. The camera shows us a haggard man banging and groaning for about 2 seconds in frame, yet this is impossible as the bus Is moving the entire time. The man would have to be an extremely fast runner to do what he is doing, all the while remaining in constant speed with the bus. 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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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
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27 January 2004 | by (Gainesville, FL) – See all my reviews

Being a slasher horror fan during it's rising in the late 70's early 80's I watched the first 2 HellRaiser films and when I saw part 3 I was disapointed. But watching it again (HBO 01/27/04) I gotta say I was impressed with the story in general.

I Really got into the last bit where the PinHead chracter confronts it's "good self" Very good plot twist written in the classic feel for the character.

If you were a fan of the first and second HellRaiser films rewatch 3 with an open mind... time heals all wounds.


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