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Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)

R | | Horror | 17 March 1995 (USA)
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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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Taglines:

Evil comes when you call his name. See more »

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

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

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,046,825, 19 March 1995

Gross USA:

$13,940,383

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,940,383
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Veronica Cartwright had previously worked with director Bill Condon on the TV movie Dead in the Water (1991). 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. See more »

Quotes

Candyman: I am the writing on the wall, the whisper in the classroom.
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Referenced in Holliston: Laura's Little Twitter (2012) See more »

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Too bad it's not a real farewell.
25 July 2000 | by RElKOSee all my reviews

They had to do it. They had to make a sequel to one of the greatest horror movies of the 90s. But it's always sad to see how much difference in quality there has to be. I have to say, as far as sequels of slasher movies go, this ain't that bad. It has good production values. But of course the great acting performances of the original are gone except for Tony Todd's, who is almost equally as good as he was in the original. But also gone are the great editing and photography, the gritty realistic feel of the original, the eerie and moody score of Philip Glass. Candyman just continues ripping people up with motives that are standard in slasher movies. The bees are involved more in the gory scenes, but are still underused.

Not half as good as the first movie. I haven't seen the third nor am i interested in doing so.


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