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Warlock (1989)

A warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century, with a witch-hunter in hot pursuit.

Director:

Steve Miner

Writer:

David Twohy (as D.T. Twohy)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Julian Sands ... Warlock
Lori Singer ... Kassandra
Richard E. Grant ... Redferne
Mary Woronov ... Channeler
Kevin O'Brien ... Chas
Richard Kuss ... Mennonite
Allan Miller ... Detective
Anna Thomson ... Pastor's Wife (as Anna Levine)
David Carpenter ... Pastor
Kay E. Kuter ... Proctor
Ian Abercrombie ... Magistrate #1
Kenneth Danziger ... Magistrate #2
Art Smith Art Smith ... Scribe
Robert Breeze Robert Breeze ... Jailor
Frank Renzulli ... Cabbie
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Storyline

In Boston of 1691, a warlock is sentenced to death, but escapes magically into the future (our present), followed doggedly by the witch hunter. There he is searching for the three parts of the Devil's Bible, trailed by the witch hunter and the woman whose house he landed in. They must stop him, as the book contains the true name of God, which he can use to un-create the world. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Trivia

(Filming location update) Rampside Gate B13 at Salt Lake City International Airport spring 1990 See more »

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Following the shot of the Warlock flying into the barn, a hand can be seen reaching up to unwrap the whip. See more »

Quotes

Giles Redferne: The spell book. All witches keep grimoires, yet one is indestructible, one is the bible of black magic - the Grand Grimoire. Always witches have lusted for it, and now, here, I find a page - one lone page!
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STRAIT FROM TEXAS
Performed by Jasper Jeeters Jamboree
Music by Vince Melamed
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Richard E Grant, brilliant with his dodgy Scottish accent
31 May 2001 | by nicoletta104See all my reviews

This film is a classic. Richard E Grant puts on a wonderful performance although his Scottish accent isnt as strong enough to be believable as it has been toned down so that Americans can understand it. The effects are typically eighties adding to the fun. A good film to watch when you're in the mood for something a bit different and not too serious.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$780,360, 13 January 1991

Gross USA:

$9,094,451

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,094,451
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Company Credits

Production Co:

New World Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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