Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)

R  |   |  Horror  |  17 March 1995 (USA)
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The Candyman arrives in New Orleans and sets his sights on a young woman whose family was ruined by the immortal killer years before.



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Caroline Sullivan
Michael Bergeron ...
Brianna Blanchard ...
Clotiel Bordeltier ...
Russell Buchanan ...
Kingfisher (voice)


The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders Written by Rob Hartill

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

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Candyman II: Farewell to the Flesh  »

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£542,234 (UK) (15 December 1995)

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Did You Know?


When the Candyman throws the detective through the window, the glass that was whole before is not when the detective starts to go through the window. It is pre-shattered like safety glass. See more »


Matthew Ellis: He lives in the mirror. That's how he gets you.
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Written and Performed by Eddie Batos
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Poorly made but fun in a cheesy, entertaining way
18 June 2005 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

I think the original Candyman is a very good horror film and builds upon the mythos of such urban legends as "Bloody Mary" and so on and so forth. It didn't feature the best acting in the world but it was suitable and the atmosphere was very scary.

The sequel, "Candyman II: Farewell to the Flesh," is as most horror sequels typically are -- inferior and less scary. It's like "Halloween II," "Friday the 13th Part II" and "Psycho II": not as good as the original! Yet for what it is, "Candyman II" is quite entertaining, and still manages to remain rather atmospheric. The film takes place in New Orleans around the Mardi Gras and it's got some good scary segments. Some aren't so scary but are fun to watch. We know what's going to happen but it's still entertaining.

No this isn't expertly made but it isn't mind-numbingly bad as some of the genre are. Basically it's loads of blood but it also retains its creepy cinematography and the direction is better than expected.

Overall this kept me entertained, which is all I expected in the first place.

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