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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.


(as Ernest Dickerson)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Crypt Keeper (voice)
Jeryline (as Jada Pinkett)
Sheriff Tupper
Deputy Bob Martel
Wally Enfield
Homer (as Tim deZarn)
Ryan O'Donohue ...
Danny (as Ryan Sean O'Donohue)
Tony Salome ...


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

13 January 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tales from the Crypt Presents: Demon Knight  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)


$21,088,568 (USA)

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Did You Know?


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 »


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 »


Crypt Keeper: [Ending Lines at the premiere] Ahh, the whole fang club is here! Hello, Baby-Bobby-Bubby!
[the Crypt Keeper then sees two producers with a guillotine]
Crypt Keeper: Uh, oh! I think my producers are trying to tell me something.
[Now, Crypty is locked in the guillotine]
Crypt Keeper: Well, whaddayaknow? I ask for final cut, and I got it!
[His head is cut off and rolls in the basket]
Crypt Keeper: Now, that's INTERRORTAINMENT!
[laughs manaiacally]
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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 »


Spoofs Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993) See more »


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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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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