The Candyman arrives in New Orleans and sets his sights on a young woman whose family was ruined by the immortal killer years before.

Director:

Bill Condon

Writers:

Clive Barker (story), Rand Ravich (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Todd ... Candyman / Daniel Robitaille
Kelly Rowan ... Annie Tarrant
William O'Leary ... Ethan Tarrant
Bill Nunn ... Reverend Ellis
Matt Clark ... Honore Thibideaux
David Gianopoulos ... Detective Ray Levesque
Fay Hauser ... Pam Carver
Joshua Gibran Mayweather Joshua Gibran Mayweather ... Matthew Ellis
Timothy Carhart ... Paul McKeever
Veronica Cartwright ... Octavia Tarrant
Caroline Barclay ... Caroline Sullivan
Michael Bergeron Michael Bergeron ... Coleman Tarrant
Brianna Blanchard Brianna Blanchard ... Young Caroline McKeever
Clotiel Bordeltier Clotiel Bordeltier ... Liz
Russell Buchanan Russell Buchanan ... Kingfisher (voice)
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Storyline

The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders Written by Rob Hartill

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Dare you say his name 5 times...again! See more »

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Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and gore, and for some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Tuesday Knight reported to have turned down a role, claiming it was the only horror film she regrets turning down. See more »

Goofs

When the Candyman throws the detective through the window, the glass that was whole before is not when the detective starts to go through the window. It is pre-shattered like safety glass. The first image you see of the officer going through the window, after Ethan is shown cowering in the corner, his elbow has already impacted the window. (This can be seen when watching it frame by frame.) See more »

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Candyman: Swallow your horror and let it nourish you. Come with me and sing the song of misery. Share my world!
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Postman
Written and Performed by Eddie Batos
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Candyman moves to New Orleans
14 October 2013 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

The Candyman legend moves on to New Orleans, and has a whole new set of victims. Annie Tarrant (Kelly Rowan) is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman. Her brother Ethan (William O'Leary) is wrongly accused of murders, the latest being a Candyman denial writer.

The change in setting concerns me, but New Orleans has some great potential for urban legends. It goes into the life of Daniel Robitaille a little bit more with maybe a possible way to kill him once and for all. But it's not as creepy as it needs to be. The movie lacks any tension or fear.

Kelly Rowan is playing a typical scared victim. At least she has the skills to back it up. But the atmosphere isn't up to the original. It's all a weaker version of itself. It certainly doesn't have as powerful of an ending as the original.


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Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Candyman 2: Farewell to the Flesh See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,046,825, 19 March 1995

Gross USA:

$13,940,383

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,940,383
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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