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Director:
Writers:
Clive Barker (characters)
Peter Atkins (story) ...
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Release Date:
11 September 1992 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
What began in Hell, will end on Earth. See more »
Plot:
An investigative reporter must send the newly unbound Pinhead and his legions back to Hell. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 6 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
The "waste" of a perfectly good franchise See more (144 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Kevin Bernhardt ... J.P. Monroe
Lawrence Mortorff ... Bum

Terry Farrell ... Joanne 'Joey' Summerskill

Ken Carpenter ... Daniel 'Doc' Fisher / Camerahead Cenobite
Sharon Ceccatti ... Blond Nurse (as Sharon Hill)

Paula Marshall ... Terri

Robert C. Treveiler ... Paramedic 1 (as Rob Treveiler)
Christopher Frederick ... Paramedic 2
Lawrence Kuppin ... Derelict
Sharon Percival ... Brittany Virtue
Philip Hyland ... Brad
David Young ... Bill the Bouncer

Brent Bolthouse ... CD the DJ
Peter Atkins ... Rick the Barman / Barbie Cenobite

Paul Vincent Coleman ... Soldier 1
Peter G. Boynton ... Joey's Father (as Peter Boynton)
Anthony Hickox ... Soldier 2
George Lee ... Bob
Aimée Leigh ... Sandy

Doug Bradley ... Pinhead / Captain Elliot Spencer
Ron Norris ... Douglas the Bouncer

Ashley Laurence ... Kirsty Cotton
Steve Painter ... Young Guy

Shanna Lynn ... Female Cop (as Shanna Teare)

Bob Bragg ... Male Cop (as Bobby Bragg)
Bob Stephens ... Second Male Cop
Clayton Hill ... The Priest
Young Bobby Knoop ... Yuppie 1
James D.R. Hickox ... Yuppie 2
Tonya Saunders ... Go-Go Dancer
Angela Thomas ... Go-Go Dancer
Kim Ball ... Go-Go Dancer
Cassandra Perry ... Go-Go Dancer
Anna Marie Isaacs ... Go-Go Dancer
Flame ... Go-Go Dancer
John Bush ... Armored Saint
Joey Vera ... Armored Saint
Phil Sandoval ... Armored Saint
Jeff Duncan ... Armored Saint
Gonzo ... Armored Saint
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Rosemary Gore ... Date (uncredited)
Robert Hammond ... Chatterer Cenobite (uncredited)

Directed by
Anthony Hickox 
 
Writing credits
Clive Barker (characters)

Peter Atkins (story) &
Tony Randel (story)

Peter Atkins (screenplay)

Produced by
Clive Barker .... executive producer
Paul Vincent Coleman .... assistant producer
Christopher Figg .... producer
Lawrence Mortorff .... producer
 
Original Music by
Randy Miller 
 
Cinematography by
Gerry Lively 
 
Film Editing by
Christopher Cibelli 
James D.R. Hickox 
 
Production Design by
Steve Hardie 
 
Art Direction by
Tim Eckel 
 
Costume Design by
Leonard Pollack 
 
Makeup Department
Doug Bradley .... makeup artist (as Bill Bradley)
Mark Coulier .... special makeup effects artist
Richard Glass .... standby contact lens optician
Shaune Harrison .... special makeup effects artist
Herita Jones .... assistant makeup artist
Paul Jones .... makeup effects coordinator
Martin L. Mercer .... makeup effects artist
Steve Painter .... special makeup effects artist
Joseph Schultz .... special makeup crew
Jeff Swan .... special makeup crew
Jeff Swan .... special makeup effects trainee
Gary J. Tunnicliffe .... makeup effects crew
 
Production Management
Sherwood Jones .... post-production supervisor
Phil Smoot .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paula M. Bass .... second second assistant director
Matt Maiellaro .... first assistant director: second unit
Joseph Schultz .... assistant director: Los Angeles
 
Art Department
Jody Bergman .... set dresser
Donna Fewell .... property master
John Floyd .... storyboard artist
Karen E. Ghant .... art department assistant
Rick Perryman .... carpenter
Michele Spadaro .... painter
Calvin Workman .... construction coordinator
 
Sound Department
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist
Tim Gedemer .... sound designer
Austin McKinney .... sound mixer (as Austin H. McKinney)
Jonathan Miller .... supervising sound editor
Kim H. Ornitz .... production sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Larry Dean Bivins .... special effects foreman
Ray Bivins .... special effects coordinator
Richard Darwin .... animatronic technician
Nikolai Galitzine .... special effects technician
Bob Keen .... special effects
Greg R. Stone .... special effects technician
Jeff Swan .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Dave Gregory .... optical supervisor, main title: Title House Inc.
Steve Wright .... digital effects supervisor: Sidley Wright & Assoc.
Joan Collins Carey .... digital effects producer: Sidley Wright & Assoc. (uncredited)
Tom Martinek .... film scanner: component video (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Joe Murphy .... utility stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Clabaugh .... camera operator
Chris Milani .... electrician
Keith Payne .... still photographer
Alan Pickelsimer .... grip
George Reasner .... grip
Bill H. Roberts Jr. .... first assistant camera: second unit
 
Casting Department
Leonard Finger .... casting: New York
Gino Havens .... casting: Los Angeles
Sheila Lussier .... casting assistant: Los Angeles
Veronica Royer .... casting intern
 
Editorial Department
Mato .... color timer
Greg Spence .... post-production executive
 
Music Department
Xavier Du Bois .... music supervisor
Jon Kull .... orchestrator
 
Transportation Department
Todd Charmont .... driver
Derek Whittington .... driver
 
Other crew
David Diliberto .... production assistant
Mark Dukes .... asst. production coordinator
Jill Fagaley .... production assistant
Jim Goodman .... location manager
Stephen Jennings .... production assistant
Steve Jones .... unit publicist
Robert Scott Moss .... assistant to director
Brad Stephens .... publicist
Gary Weddington .... production accountant
Jerry Whittington .... location scouting
Jerry Whittington .... projectionist
Jerry Whittington .... studio manager
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong violence and sexuality, and for language
Runtime:
USA:91 min (cut) | Canada:93 min
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Trivia:
In 1990, Trans Atlantic Enetertainment's Larry Kuppin successfully picked up the rights to any further Hellraiser and Children of the Corn sequels from the New World bankruptcy sale.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In the scene where Joey is playing through the video from the asylum, the video suddenly cuts to a man who tells her that the woman subject in the video is telling the truth. She rewinds the tape, but the screen is now blank. However, the reflection of her glasses clearly show that there is still a man on the screen.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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Movie Connections:
Referenced in "Ideal: The Pregnancy (#1.7)" (2005)See more »
Soundtrack:
Baby UniversalSee more »

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18 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
The "waste" of a perfectly good franchise, 15 October 2003
Author: Coventry from the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls

first of all, Hellraiser III isn't a BAD film. In fact, it's quite good if it would stand on its own. And it certainly is one of the more decent efforts in the overall disappointing decade of the 90's. Compared to the first two Hellraisers, however, it's a bit of a failure. Hellraiser ('87) and Hellbound ('88) were horrorfilms in the purest possible form and my two all-time favorites. There were 4 indicators in those movies that brought them close to being the definition of horror.

1. Creating a unique and utterly morbid atmosphere (through settings, music etc...)

2. Building up an unbearable tension ( the occasional twists etc..)

3. Showing nasty and very bloody sequences in a beautiful way

4. The presence of a true horror icon !! ( in this case...PINHEAD )

Hellraiser III fails to at least 3 of these points...The dark and macabre settings from Hell and the mental institution are replaced by a bar which plays horrible rock music, there's almost no tension to detect and it's a very predictable story. The gore however is still present, but the quality of it doesn't come near the originals. The Boiler Room massacre puts Clive Barker to shame, I think. The whole story know turns around the character of Pinhead. He's more than ever the star of this movie and that almost goes wrong. He talks too much and he even starts to become funny. That certainly isn't good for a horror icon. ( Look at what a joke Fred Krueger became ). Director Anthony Hickox obviously is a big fan of Pinhead and he wanted the movie to be especially about him. Every now and then Hickox tries to link this film to the original story but it clearly isn't his biggest concern. The tapes about Kirsty in the Chanard institute and the dream-sequences where Joey meets Elliot Spencer are too fake and forced. The movie does explain where Pinhead comes from but it certainly isn't stressed enough...

Hellraiser III goes very much over the top near the end and I almost lost my love towards Pinhead after the church scene ! I'm trying to forget that particular part. It really is a shame that this movie is part of the series. If this would have been a new film ( with a new demon ) it would have been an enjoyable, well-made change. But as part of a great series it fails to deliver and you're left behind with a disappointment. This movie was followed by episode 4: Bloodline and a few others after that. The fourth is a surprisingly good attempt to bring back the spirit of the original ones and should be watched directly after the first two. Everything that came after part 4 should be skipped unless you're a die-hard Pinhead fan.

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