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Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)

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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Danny (as Ryan Sean O'Donohue)
Tony Salome ...
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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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Trivia

At the end of the closing credits, the Cryptkeeper announces the forthcoming feature "Dead Easy," which was intended to be the second film in a Tales from the Crypt (1989) theatrical trilogy. "Dead Easy" (aka "Fat Tuesday") was a zombie story set in New Orleans, but it was eventually abandoned, and the third film, "Body Count," also went unproduced. Ultimately, a "Tales from the Crypt" trilogy was completed, with "Demon Knight" being followed by Bordello of Blood (1996) and Ritual (2002). See more »

Goofs

When Jeryline fills the key with Braykers blood you can see it is pumping out,something which would not happen after his heart had stopped. See more »

Quotes

Irene: [to Jeryline] You finish cleaning the stove? Or are you too busy shooting the breeze?
Jeryline: Irene, for Christ's sake, I'll finish cleaning it tomorrow.
Irene: Nah, I want it clean tonight. Remind me of that program you're on; it's called work release ain't it.
[turns to speak to others]
Irene: I swear that girl ain't got no goddamn graditude; if I hadn't made a place for her she'd be behind bars... or dead.
Brayker: Lucky kid.
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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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DIADEMS
Written by Dave Mustaine
Performed by Megadeth
Produced by Max Norman & Dave Mustaine
Max Norman appears courtesy of On Yer Bike Ltd.
Megadeth appears courtesy of Capitol Records Inc.
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Ready for your deadtime story?
2 April 2000 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

This movie was excellent. The story is great and truly lives up to the EC comics and tv series. All the actors give impressive performances, especially Billy Zane. Zane's character is both threatening and humorous. Like the show, the movie is filled with surprises from beginning to end. Don't miss it.


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