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Candyman: Day of the Dead (1999)

Video  -  Horror | Thriller  -  27 January 2000 (Argentina)
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The Candyman is back, trying to convince his descendent, an artist, to join him.

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The Candyman returns to try to convince his female descendent, an artist, to join him as a legendary figure. To this end, he frames her for a series of hideous murders of her friends and associates so that she has nowhere else to turn to. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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candyman | serial killer | art | hook | murder | See more »

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Blood is sharper than the blade

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

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Trivia

First film in the Candyman series to not have any involvement from Polygram. See more »

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The right side straps on Caroline's gag are unbuckled. See more »

Quotes

Miguel Velasco: I'm sure you'll find some way to bust my balls
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Referenced in Sweets to the Sweet: The Candyman Mythos (2004) See more »

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Bourree
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A couple of good slasher scenes, plenty of cleavage and a poor ending.
24 November 2000 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Did this film really have a chance at beating the hook stabbing prequels? I was pleasantly surprised at how good the follow up to the first was, however the third...well.

After avoiding this movie for ages, not wanting to be disappointed, I finally popped by my local video shop ( I may have gone to see it at the flicks if I had been given the chance ). Sat down with a mate who hadn't seen the others and watched him squirm, not from the horror but from boredom.

A poor low budget remake of the others this certainly was. A gripping glorious gore fest this was not.

We now find that Candyman had time to do a couple of sketches of his voluptuous lover (he's no Picasso) during his slave(?) days. Thankgod the writers kept his horrible demise the same.

Well I wasn't expecting the Earth, but how about a complete self parody instead of this, at least we could have laughed aloud in the correct places, like Scream. Was it supposed to be funny?

Some good ideas: an insensitive lover who had to get it, a subway scene that didn't stand a chance against 'American werewolf' but was still enjoyable, a great cop death and plenty of honey.

Okay it was bearable. Just. Maybe they'll repair the damage with another; until then I'll conveniently forget this one. Watch the others again instead.


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