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Fallen (1998)

 -  Crime | Drama | Fantasy  -  16 January 1998 (USA)
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Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.

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Charles' Killer
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Mini Golf Owner
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Society Woman
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Society Man
Tony Michael Donnelly ...
Toby
Tara Carnes ...
Teenage Girl
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Storyline

Det. John Hobbes is convinced that when killer Edgar Reese is executed, all of his troubles are over. But when people he knows and people on the street start to sing the same tune that Reese sang in the gas chamber, and those same people taunt him, he is told that maybe the cursed fallen angel Azazel is behind it all. Azazel is cursed to roam the Earth without a form, and he can switch bodies by any contact, making him hard to track. When Hobbes is forced to kill a man possessed by Azazel, he must clear his name while protecting his family and others from the evil, vengeful Azazel. Written by Ben Borg <benborg@mediaone.net>

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Opening Weekend:

DEM 500,952 (Germany) (27 March 1998)

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£981,247 (UK) (27 March 1998)
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In post production, the film was processed by using a technique known as ENR, which deepens shadows and lightens highlights, but doesn't alter any primary colors. See more »

Goofs

When Hobbes returns to the wood cabin towards the end of the film, he enters and stands looking around for a moment, with a window to his left. A definite human shadow can be seen walking past the window, despite Hobbes supposed to being alone. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Azazel: I wanna tell you about the time I almost died....
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Referenced in Smallville: Spirit (2005) See more »

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Sympathy For The Devil
Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Performed by The Rolling Stones
Courtesy of Abkco Records
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