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Necronomicon: Book of Dead ()

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H.P. Lovecraft, the well-known horror writer, is looking in the late thirties after the book 'Necronomicon'. He finds it guarded by monks in an old library. He then copies some stories from... See more »

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H.P. Lovecraft (wraparound)
Tony Azito ...
Librarian (wraparound)
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Attendant (wraparound)
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Cabbie (wraparound)
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Edward De Lapoer (part 1)
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Nancy Gallmore (part 1)
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Jethro De Lapoer (part 1)
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Clara (part 1)
Peter Jasienski ...
Jethro's Son (part 1)
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Emma De Lapoer (part 1)
William Jess Russell ...
Doctor (part 1)
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Villager (part 1)
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Dr. Madden (part 2)
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Emily Osterman (part 2)
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Lena (part 2)
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Dale Porkel (part 2)
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Sam (part 2)
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Mr. Hawkins (part 2)
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Policeman (part 2)
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Policeman (part 2)
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Sarah (part 3)
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Paul (part 3)
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Mr. Benedict (part 3)
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Mrs. Benedict (part 3)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jeffrey Scott Grice ...
Peter Gallmore (uncredited)
Vincent Hammond ...
Darkman - part 1 (uncredited)

Directed by

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Christophe Gans ... (segment "part #1: The Drawned")
Shûsuke Kaneko ... (segment "part #2: The Cold")
Brian Yuzna ... (segments "The Library", "part #3: Whispers")

Written by

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Brent V. Friedman ... (screenplay) (parts 1-3 and wraparound)
 
Brent V. Friedman ... (story) (part 3 and wraparound)
 
Christophe Gans ... (screenplay) (part 1)
 
Kazunori Itô ... (screenplay) (part 2) (as Kazunori Ito)
 
H.P. Lovecraft ... (stories The Rats in the Walls, Cool Air and The Whisperer in Darkness)
 
Brian Yuzna ... (story) (part 3 and wraparound)

Produced by

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Samuel Hadida ... producer
Takashige Ichise ... executive producer (as Taka Ichise)
Aki Komine ... co-producer
Gary Schmoeller ... line producer
Brian Yuzna ... producer

Music by

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Daniel Licht ... (parts 2 and 3)
Joseph LoDuca ... (part 1 and wraparound)

Cinematography by

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Russ Brandt ... (part 1)
Gerry Lively ... (parts 2, 3 and wraparound)

Film Editing by

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Christopher Roth
Keith H. Sauter ... (as Keith Sauter)

Editorial Department

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Douglas Crise ... first assistant editor
Amber Pfeiffer ... apprentice editor

Production Design by

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Anton Tremblay ... (as Anthony Tremblay)

Costume Design by

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Ida Gearon

Makeup Department

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David P. Barton ... special effects makeup designer: end sequence
Lisa Buono ... makeup artist
Everett Burrell ... special makeup effects artist
Shauna Giesbrecht ... additional makeup artist
Sam Greenmun ... special makeup effects artist
Silvina Knight ... assistant makeup artist (as Silvi Labrador)
Christopher Allen Nelson ... special makeup effects artist
Scott Patton ... special makeup effects artist
Rodney Petreikis ... special makeup effects artist
Tom Savini ... makeup effects consultant

Production Management

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Christian Clarke ... unit production manager: additional photography
Andy Horvitch ... post-production supervisor
Christopher Roth ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Paul Hart-Wilden ... second second assistant director / second unit director
Ed Licht ... first assistant director
Tom Milo ... first assistant director
Kevin Sullivan ... second assistant director: second unit (as Kevin M. Sullivan)

Art Department

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Mark W. Brown ... property master
David Cunningham ... construction coordinator
Sam Greenmun ... prop designer
Claire Kaufman ... set dresser
Jason Nunes ... set dresser
Thierry Segur ... storyboard artist
Andre Sowards ... set dresser
Matsune Suzuki ... AC designer
Jeremy Wakefield ... scenic artist
Richard N. McGuire ... foreman (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Lisa Houle ... foley artist
Jeffrey Perkins ... re-recording mixer
John Post ... foley artist

Special Effects by

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Brent Baker ... mold maker: Bart Mixon's Monster Fixins
David P. Barton ... wail safe creature supervisor: Steve Johnson's XFX Inc.
Abbie J. Binstock ... lab technician: Steve Johnson's XFX Inc.
Bryan Blair ... makeup effects technician: Todd Masters Company (as Brian Blair)
John Carl Buechler ... spraying cthulu creature supervisor: Magical Media Industries Inc.
Everett Burrell ... supervisor: "darkman" and resurrected "clara", Optic Nerve Studios Inc.
Ray Wayne Douglas II ... additional necronomicon makeup effects assistant: Rex EFX and SPECTRAL EFFECTS STUDIOS
Bernhard Eichholz ... makeup effects technician: Todd Masters Company
Earl Ellis ... key technician: Bart Mixon's Monster Fixins
Horacio Fernandez ... moldmaker: Bart Mixon's Monster Fixins
Anthony C. Ferrante ... assistant makeup effects coordinator / special effects
José Ramón Ferrer ... makeup effects technician: Todd Masters Company
John Foster ... spraying cthulu creature supervisor: Magical Media Industries Inc.
Misa Uo Gardner ... shop coordinator: Screaming Mad George Inc.
Screaming Mad George ... alien librarian creator: Screaming Mad George Inc. / alien librarian supervisor: Screaming Mad George Inc.
David Greathouse ... effects assistant: Optic Nerve Studios Inc.
Candace Green ... effects coordinator: Todd Masters Company
Sam Greenmun ... additional necronomicon makeup effects supervisor: Rex EFX and SPECTRAL EFFECTS STUDIOS
Ted Haines ... effects assistant: Optic Nerve Studios Inc.
Nori Honda ... lab technician: Steve Johnson's XFX Inc.
Russell Johnson ... effects assistant: Optic Nerve Studios Inc.
Steve Johnson ... wail safe creature creator: Steve Johnson's XFX Inc.
Karen Keener ... lab technician: Bart Mixon's Monster Fixins
Carol Koch ... lab technician: Bart Mixon's Monster Fixins
Denise Leibee ... makeup effects technician: Todd Masters Company
Gil Liberto ... makeup effects technician: Todd Masters Company (as Gilbert Liberto)
Göran Lundström ... lab technician: Bart Mixon's Monster Fixins
Mark Maitre ... effects supervisor: Todd Masters Company
Kevin Marks ... makeup effects technician: Todd Masters Company
Nick Marra ... lab technician: Screaming Mad George Inc.
Todd Masters ... makeup/mechanical and stop-motion effects designer: Todd Masters Company
J.C. Matalon ... moldmaker: Bart Mixon's Monster Fixins
Rodd Matsui ... effects makeup artist
Todd Minobe ... makeup effects technician: Todd Masters Company
Bart Mixon ... special effects / supervisor: "cthulu" and "clara"/tentacle mutations and "dr. madden's" melt-down, Bart Mixon's Monster Fixins
Krista Narasaki ... additional necronomicon makeup effects assistant: Rex EFX and SPECTRAL EFFECTS STUDIOS
Christopher Allen Nelson ... wail safe creature supervisor: Steve Johnson's XFX Inc.
Yoshi Ozone ... lab technician: Screaming Mad George Inc.
Josh Patton ... makeup effects technician: Todd Masters Company
Scott Patton ... makeup effects technician: Todd Masters Company
Darren Perks ... lab technician: Bart Mixon's Monster Fixins
Michael Persion ... lab technician: Bart Mixon's Monster Fixins
Walter Phelan ... makeup effects technician: Todd Masters Company
Greg Polutonovich ... sculptor: Todd Masters Company
Thomas C. Rainone ... makeup effects coordinator / special effects supervisor
Dan Rebert ... effects assistant: Optic Nerve Studios Inc.
Todd Rex ... additional necronomicon makeup effects supervisor: Rex EFX and SPECTRAL EFFECTS STUDIOS
Charles Rivera ... key technician: Bart Mixon's Monster Fixins
Chris Robbins ... alien librarian supervisor: Screaming Mad George Inc.
Dwight Roberts ... mechanic: Bart Mixon's Monster Fixins
James Rohland ... key technician: Bart Mixon's Monster Fixins
Tom Savini ... associate creator: "darkman" and resurrected "clara", Optic Nerve Studios Inc.
Lee Scott ... additional makeup effects coordinator
Anthony Showe ... key technician: Bart Mixon's Monster Fixins
Brian Sipe ... lab technician: Steve Johnson's XFX Inc.
Dave Snyder ... makeup effects technician: Todd Masters Company
Scott Tebeau ... makeup effects technician: Todd Masters Company
John Vulich ... creator: "darkman" and resurrected "clara", Optic Nerve Studios Inc. / lovecraft's makeup creator: Optic Nerve Studios Inc.
Brian Walsh ... lab technician: Steve Johnson's XFX Inc.
Robert E. Watson ... effects assistant: Optic Nerve Studios Inc.
Eddie Yang ... sculptor: Bart Mixon's Monster Fixins

Visual Effects by

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Larry Arpin ... optical effects
Jeanna Crawford ... inking
Richard Cross ... miniature effects technician
Dave Gregory ... optical effects supervisor
Bret Mixon ... special effects animation
David B. Sharp ... model supervisor

Stunts

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Tony Hugghins ... stunts
Michael R. Long ... utility stunts
Gary Paul ... stunt coordinator
Monty L. Simons ... stunts
T.J. White ... stunts
Stephana ... stunt double: Sarah (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Chuck Atkins ... grip
Ron Bahara ... first assistant camera: second camera
Sean Cohen ... lighting technician
Vidal Cohen ... grip
Duane Journey ... key grip
Michael Martino ... first assistant camera
Chris Milani ... best boy / electric
Andrew Rawson ... best boy electric
Robert Daniel ... grip and lighting equipment rental liaison (uncredited)

Animation Department

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Ernest Farino ... animation assistant (as Ernest D. Farino)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Sister A. Daniels ... key costumer

Music Department

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Joseph LoDuca ... orchestrator
Larry Mah ... score mixer

Other crew

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Alex Abraham ... production assistant
Dawn Todd Curfman ... production coordinator (as Dawn Todd)
Michael Donner ... production accountant
Sam Greenmun ... creature effects technician
Steve Johnson ... wail safe creature creator
Erik Smith ... production assistant
Jayne-Ann Tenggren ... script supervisor
Kimberly Weeks ... additional script supervisor

Thanks

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Gregory Cascante ... special thanks

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Plot Summary

H.P. Lovecraft, the well-known horror writer, is looking in the late thirties after the book 'Necronomicon'. He finds it guarded by monks in an old library. He then copies some stories from it, which unfold for our eyes- and his... Written by E. de Vos

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Taglines To Hell and back. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Necronomicon: Book of Dead (United States)
  • H.P. Lovecraft's Necronomicon, Book of the Dead (United States)
  • H.P. Lovecrafts Necronomicon (Germany)
  • Necronomicon: El libro de la muerte (Argentina)
  • Некрономикон (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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  • 96 min
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Budget $4,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Director Shûsuke Kaneko did not speak any English at the time of filming his segment with an all American cast. See more »
Goofs In the story about "The Butcher" that takes place in Philadelphia the two police officers in the opening chase have two different badges. The Male is wearing a LA PD badge. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film (2009). See more »
Soundtracks Because The Dawn See more »
Quotes Mr. Benedict: There is one thing I have always maintained. If a man's shoe is dirty, you got to wonder about his sole.
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