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Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)

R  |   |  Action, Horror, Thriller  |  13 January 1995 (USA)
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A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.

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Crypt Keeper (voice)
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Jeryline (as Jada Pinkett)
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Irene
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Sheriff Tupper
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Deputy Bob Martel
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Wally Enfield
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Homer (as Tim deZarn)
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Wanda
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Danny (as Ryan Sean O'Donohue)
Tony Salome ...
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Storyline

Brayker is a man who carries the last of seven keys, special containers which held the blood of Christ and were scattered across the universe to prevent the forces of evil from taking over. If The Collector gets the last key, the universe will fall into Chaos, and he has been tracking Brayker all the way to a small inn in a nowhere town. And now the final battle for the universe begins...... Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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

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Tales from the Crypt Presents: Demon Knight  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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$21,088,568 (USA)
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Purposely released on Friday, January 13 because the Tales From The Crypt movies were originally to be tied with traditional "horror weekends" such as Friday the 13th or Halloween. See more »

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Brayker shoots The Collector through the eye with an arrow just after he's collected the key from Roach. You can see the section of the arrow shaft that sticks out the back of The Collector's head bend as his head hits the floor after he falls over the upstairs railing and crashes through the coffee table. See more »

Quotes

Brayker: In the beginning, God created the Heavens and the Earth...
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Brayker: And the Earth was a formless void, and darkness covered the face of the deep. But the darkness wasn't empty. It was full of creatures, full of demons. And they had seven keys, formed into a circle that focused the power of the cosmos into their hands, until God stepped forth and said, "let there be light." And there was light. He scattered the demons, and he scattered the keys all across the ...
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Severely UNDERRATED!!...6.3?? HA!..This film was EXCELLENT!
17 July 2009 | by (Trinidad and Tobago) – See all my reviews

I'm gonna keep this short & simple,this film is grrrrreat FUN..from start to finish it has just the right mix of action,adventure,horror,suspense,some comedy,great gore etc. It was riveting & fast paced with ZERO boring moments & it's DEFINITELY going to keep you glued to the screen.The cast was perfect & every single person played their part well.I heard the budget wasn't a big one but you won't notice cause the special effects are pretty decent.The 6.3 rating on here doesn't do this kick @ss film justice at all! Buy it, rent it whatever but SEE it,it's an hour & a half well spent! 10 out of 10 stars!


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