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Hellraiser: Hellseeker (2002)

R  |  Video  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller  |  15 October 2002 (USA)
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A shady businessman attempts to piece together the details of the car crash that killed his wife and rendered him an amnesiac-- and left him in possession of a sinister puzzle box that summons monsters.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pinhead / Merchant (as Doug Bradley/Charles Stead)
Gwen (as Sarah Jane Redmond)
Sage (as Kaaren De Silva)
William S. Taylor ...
Detective Lange
Detective Givens
Ken Camroux ...
Dale Wilson ...
Gus Lynch ...
Alec Willows ...


Kirsty Cotten is now grown up and married to Trevor Gooden. Her memory of the events that took place back at her parent's home and the mental institution have dimmed, but she is still traumatized. One fateful day, the two get into a fatal car crash, killing Kirsty. Now, Trevor finds himself in a strange world full of sexy women, greed and murder, making him believe he may be in hell. He follows the clues all the way to Pinhead. Written by btrocksyoursocks

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Evil. Deadly. Immortal.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

15 October 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hellraiser VI  »

Box Office


$3,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Like Hellraiser: Inferno (2000) before it, "Hellseeker" 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 Cenobites and references to Kirsty's past with them. A scene written specifically to try and bring the largely unrelated plot in line with the canon of the first two Hellraiser films was subsequently cut, but is available on the DVD as a special feature. See more »


During the opening scene, two ramps are visible when the car swerves off the side of the overpass. See more »


Chief Surgeon: You're freaking me out. And I'm a coroner.
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Pre-credits title: "There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery." - Dante Alighieri See more »


Followed by Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005) See more »


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Good Flick
19 June 2004 | by (Omaha, Nebraska) – See all my reviews

First off, don't listen to any of these supposed Hellraiser fans that don't truely understand what the series is about. You hear so many complaints about the movie being slow, not showing enough Pinhead, yank yank... Does anyone remember the first movie? It was slow, virtually plotless, and really didn't have much Pinhead.

It just doesn't makes sense to me why so many people bash the newer Hellraiser flicks when the only bad ones were 3 and 5. Everything else has had a decent story.

On par acting, on par story, and still the same amount of Pinhead you've come to expect... This one should please any true fan of Hellraiser simply because it follows the ideals of the first movie well enough. Slow moving pace, interesting plot twists, and general confusion until close to the end kept me interested. Definitely not for everyone, but if you dig Hellraiser you'll dig this.


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