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Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)

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A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.

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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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Danny (as Ryan Sean O'Donohue)
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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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13 January 1995 (USA)  »

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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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Brayker says he received the key from a soldier named Dickerson, a reference to director Ernest R. Dickerson. See more »

Goofs

Jeryline coats herself in Braker's blood to prevent The Collector from touching her and her underwear is stained to the point that it is nearly black. The Collector responds by throwing her in the shower to rinse her off. However after he drags her down stairs and lets her out of the curtain she completely clean and dry despite the fact she was just rinsed in the shower moments earlier and blood could not be totally washed out of her clothing with just water. See more »

Quotes

[the Collector holds up Irene's severed arm]
The Collector: You want your arm back, Irene? I can make it happen.
[Irene raises the stump of her arm]
The Collector: Is that a yes?
Irene: No. That's me giving you the finger, asshole!
The Collector: I'll get back to you.
[disappears]
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits, there is a short sequence of The Cryptkeeper asking the audience why they are still there and then inviting them to see the next Tales From the Crypt theatrical release Dead Easy (Which was the working title for the follow up Tales From the Crypt film, Bordello of Blood). See more »


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Written by Ronnie Shannon (as Roosevelt Shannon)
Performed by Aretha Franklin
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By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Hope you weren't expecting a series episode...
3 September 1998 | by (Iowa City, IA) – See all my reviews

...because Demon Knight delivers as a theatrical release. Billy Zane gives an incredible performance, but so does practically everyone in this here. There seem to be few good supernatural horror movies out there in this, the mid-late 90's, but Demon Knight is one of the best. It presents an interesting mythology and setup, and you're left to wonder who will get out , and what will be left of them. There's some nice misleading, as we're not really sure what Zane's character's role is in the proceedings until...well , let's say he gives the Sheriff a hand. The framing device of Tales from the Crypt itself is mildly annoying, but it's pretty much gone and over with.


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