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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julian Sands ... Warlock
Lori Singer ... Kassandra
Richard E. Grant ... Giles Redferne
Mary Woronov ... Channeler
Kevin O'Brien ... Chas
Richard Kuss ... Mennonite
Allan Miller ... Detective
Anna Levine ... Pastor's Wife
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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He's come from the past to destroy the future. See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Czarnoksieznik See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$780,360, 13 January 1991, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$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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Trivia

Although the makeup tests had been finalized and approved, on the day of shooting Lori Singer decided she didn't want to don the elaborate prosthetics for her transformation into a 40 year-old, and she later refused to sport some of the makeup designed for her 60 year-old transformation. See more »

Goofs

During the kitchen scene as the Warlock pulls Chas close to him a shadow from the boom mic is visible on the wall. See more »

Quotes

[upon meeting Redferne in the present day]
Warlock: Of all the curiosities here I've seen, none have surprised me more than this.
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Connections

Spin-off Warlock (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

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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