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Warlock (1989)

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

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... Warlock
... Kassandra
... Giles Redferne
... Channeler
... Chas
... Mennonite
... Detective
... Pastor's Wife
... Pastor
... Proctor
... Magistrate #1
... Magistrate #2
Art Smith ... Scribe
Robert Breeze ... Jailor
... Cabbie
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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 »


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11 January 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Czarnoksieznik  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$780,360, 13 January 1991, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$9,094,451
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In 1990, then newly-founded Trimark Pictures bought the distribution rights from the bankrupt New World Pictures and also purchased the rights for any potential sequels. See more »

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Following the death of the medium, the Warlock is on the other side of the table and squatting down. The chair on the right side of the screen is still visible. See more »

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Giles Redferne: Let's tarry not!
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References The Terminator (1984) See more »

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CORAZONITA
Performed by Los Almejas
Words and music by Vince Melamed and Josh Leo
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Warlock is Fun, Mystery, Drama and Supernatural. Just great
9 March 2007 | by See all my reviews

I rarely watch any thriller type movies that involve the supernatural and and sort of monster or witch. They all tend to have similar plots and fail to challenge the imagination. I only saw this movie because my wife and daughter had just tuned it in when I arrived home one day. I watched simply to spend some time with them and chat during commercial breaks. I was caught up in this story very quickly and remained glued to my seat until it was over. Basically a male witch, played by Julian Sands, who wishes to reverse creation by finding a long hidden biblical document, makes the leap from the 15th century to present day to search for it. He is pursued by an equally determined witch hunter, played by Richard Grant. The movie is comical one moment and bone chilling the next. It's well presented and thrilling from start to finish. The witch chaser pursues the warlock across country, with the assistance of a young lady who falls into the story, with the chase culminating in a Graveyard in a very old section of Boston. Lots of excitement, drama, comedy and horror along the way. A delight to watch.


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