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

The entire set was constructed practically in an abandoned airport hanger in Van Nuys, California. Since the bulk of the film was set over the course of a single night, this allowed the crew to shoot during the day. See more »

Goofs

When The Collector pulls Jeryline downstairs, it's obviously a dummy. 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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References Casablanca (1942) See more »

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BABY, I LOVE YOU
Written by Ronnie Shannon (as Roosevelt Shannon)
Performed by Aretha Franklin
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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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