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Hellraiser: Deader (2005)

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A journalist uncovers an underground group who can bring back the dead and slowly becomes drawn into their world.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Simon Kunz ...
Charles Richmond
Ionut Chermenski ...
Group Leader (as Ionut Chermenschi)
Hugh Jorgin ...
The Arrogant Reporter
Linda Marlowe ...
Madalina Constantin ...
Ioana Abur ...
Constantin Barbulescu ...
The Landlord (as Costi Barbulescu)
Daniel Chirea ...
Amy's Father
Maria Pintea ...
Mircea Constantinescu ...
Subway Cop #1


In London, after investigating crack addicted junkies for an article in her newspaper, the journalist Amy Klein watches a bizarre videotape. Her editor Charles Richmond received the footage of an underground group of youngsters in Bucharest apparently becoming zombies through the power of their leader Winter from a member, Marla, and invites Amy to prepare the story. Amy accepts the challenge, and once in Romania, she finds Marla dead with a puzzle cube in her hands. She brings the object to her hotel room, and opens it, beginning her journey to hell. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for strong graphic violence, sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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7 June 2005 (USA)  »

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Hellraiser VII: Deader  »

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The original script by Neal Marshall Stevens had nothing to do with the Hellraiser mythos, but when it was decided that this would be a Hellraiser sequel, Tim Day drastically re-wrote the script, including an almost entirely new third act and plot and making the character of Winter a descendant of the toymaker Lemarchand. See more »


When Amy walks into the bathroom containing the "dead" Marla, The actress playing Marla can be seen exhaling (at the base of her ribs). See more »


Pinhead: Don't you think for a second you are not in danger!
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Follows Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992) See more »


Performed & Written by Clay Duncan
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"Hellraiser: Deader" - Finally here but a bit of a let down?
18 June 2005 | by (Newcastle, England) – See all my reviews

Well finally "Hellraiser: Deader" has arrived after a few years gathering dust on the shelf.

I agree with other members that it does seem to breathe some life in to this once outstanding franchise, but as with the other sequels it just lacks what the earlier films had in abundance. My personal view is that you can really tell that this wasn't written as a "Hellraiser" film.

For the first half hour or so except with the odd reference to "The Box" this could have been any other horror film and it kind of remains that way throughout.

The one thing really missing for me as with "Hellraiser: Inferno" and "Hellraiser: Hellseaker" is we just don't see enough of the "Cenobites".

I don't just mean "Pinhead" I mean all of them. You see a few glancing shots of them, but I'm sorry its just not enough. Its does seem a waste not giving them screen time. There are 6 "Cenobites" in this movie ("Pinhead", "Chatterer", "Bound", "Stitch", "Little Sister") & ("Spike" in the bonus material!) why are all these needed for 5 minutes of screen time? To be fair they did seem to play a bigger part in this than Parts V or VI, however they have almost become extras or cameos these days.

I have read a few comments from other users saying that these films are not about "Pinhead" but there is a reason he has been in all of the franchise to date.

I agree that one of the strengths of "Hellraiser" is they are stand alone stories, but in any franchise you need a recurring factor and the "Cenobites" and in particular "Pinhead" is it.

The "Cenobites" are "Hellraiser", which is why the later films don't feel like "Hellraiser" movies at all.

"Hellraiser: Deader" is a good and one of the better sequels to date and should give all fans hope for "Hellraiser: Hellworld" but as I remarked with "Hellraiser: Hellseaker" the fleeting glimpses of the "Cenobites" just are not enough.

Get back to the essence of the movies and set the story around them or let them play a major part again. The later films in this series sadly, could have been so much more.

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