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Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)

Kirsty is brought to an institution after the death of her family, where the occult-obsessive head resurrects Julia and unleashes the Cenobites once again.

Director:

Tony Randel

Writers:

Clive Barker (story), Peter Atkins (screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clare Higgins ... Julia Cotton
Ashley Laurence ... Kirsty Cotton
Kenneth Cranham ... Dr. Philip Channard / Channard Cenobite
Imogen Boorman ... Tiffany
Sean Chapman ... Uncle Frank Cotton
William Hope ... Kyle MacRae
Doug Bradley ... Pinhead / Captain Elliot Spencer
Barbie Wilde ... Female Cenobite
Simon Bamford ... Butterball Cenobite
Nicholas Vince ... Chatterer Cenobite / Chatter II Cenobite
Oliver Smith ... Mr. Browning / Skinless Frank
Angus MacInnes ... Homicide Detective Ronson (as Angus McInnes)
Deborah Joel Deborah Joel ... Skinless Julia
James Tillitt James Tillitt ... Officer Cortez
Bradley Lavelle ... Officer Kucich
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Storyline

Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain. But Channard has been searching for the doorway to Hell for years, and Kirsty must follow him to save her father and witness the power struggles among the newly damned. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

They will tear your soul apart. Again. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 December 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hellraiser II See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,185,511, 26 December 1988

Gross USA:

$11,090,735
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (uncut) | (heavily cut) (TV) | (theatrical)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Kenneth Cranham (Channard) claimed his involvement was due to his grandson pestering him to take up the offer being a fan of the original. See more »

Goofs

During Elliot / Pinhead's torture and creation scene, the cutting makes his facial scars briefly vanish then reappear. See more »

Quotes

Channard Cenobite: I recommend... amputation!
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Alternate Versions

The unrated/uncut U.S. video and laserdisc releases and some European prints feature two new scenes showing Dr. Channard slicing a patient's hand off, and a hammer nailing in Pinhead's nails. In addition, some scenes are also more graphically explicit in this version, including Browning slashing himself with the razor; Tiffany experiencing her flashbacks; Dr. Channard becoming a Cenobite; and blood draining when Pinhead's throat is slashed. See more »

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User Reviews

just as good as original
9 April 2000 | by todd2uSee all my reviews

This is just as good as the first one. The movie went in a fast pace. In a way I liked that. The scenes of hell were really neat looking. One of the best I've seen yet. I'm not going to say who, but a new Cenobites is in the movie, but he's not in there too long. You find out a little more about Pinhead in this one, but if you really want to know his history watch the third one. Anyway I liked this one. It is different than the first one.

I recommend this movie to anyone who liked the first one and likes a really good horror movie.


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