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A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".

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The Terrifying New Chapter In The "Hellraiser" Legacy!


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Rated R for strong violence and gore, language, sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »

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Like Hellraiser: Hellseeker (2002) after it, "Inferno" was originally a non-Hellraiser related horror script owned by Dimension. To save money on writing a completely original Hellraiser story, the script was quickly edited to insert the Pinhead and the Cenobites. See more »

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When Thorne looks at the coke sniffer, it changes position between shots. See more »

Quotes

Pinhead: It's all a puzzle, isn't it, Joseph? Like a game of chess, perhaps. The pieces move, apparently aimlessly, but always towards one single objective: to kill the king. But who is the king in this game, Joseph? That is the question you must ask yourself.
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At the very end of the end credits: Soli Deo Gloria (translation: To the glory of God alone) See more »

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Followed by Hellraiser: Revelations (2011) See more »

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Drifting Too Far from the Shore
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Arranged by Peter B. Adams (ASCAP)
Performed by Joyce Derrickson
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This is a great psychological thriller....
20 June 2001 | by (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

Hellraiser Inferno was a great movie. The acting could have been better, but it took a completely different turn than I expected it to.

Pinhead is what he was in the first two Hellraisers, A judge of Hell. If you notice Hellraiser 3 and Bloodline make him the bad guy, while in the first two movies it was the humans who were the evil ones.

This movie requires you to THINK. If you don't like having to think about a movie don't watch it, but if you liked the Blair Witch Project, You will like this movie.

This sequel brings back the style of the first two, but with enough difference to shock you in new ways. I believe this movie gets the point across that I think Clive Barker was trying to get across when he started this series, You create your own Hell, and you confront your own demons.

This movie is not like the rest of the series. It is more of a psychological terror than a slasher film. Give this movie a chance, and think about it.


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