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Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)

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A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Crypt Keeper (voice)
... The Collector
... Brayker
... Jeryline (as Jada Pinkett)
... Cordelia
... Irene
... Uncle Willy
... Roach
... Sheriff Tupper
... Deputy Bob Martel
... Wally Enfield
... Homer (as Tim deZarn)
... Wanda
Ryan O'Donohue ... Danny (as Ryan Sean O'Donohue)
Tony Salome ... Sirach
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Storyline

Brayker is a man who carries the last of seven keys, special containers which held the blood of Christ and were scattered across the universe to prevent the forces of evil from taking over. If The Collector gets the last key, the universe will fall into Chaos, and he has been tracking Brayker all the way to a small inn in a nowhere town. And now the final battle for the universe begins...... Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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

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13 January 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tales from the Crypt Presents: Demon Knight  »

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Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$21,088,568
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Trivia

At the end of the closing credits, the Cryptkeeper announces the forthcoming feature "Dead Easy," which was intended to be the second film in a Tales from the Crypt (1989) theatrical trilogy. "Dead Easy" (aka "Fat Tuesday") was a zombie story set in New Orleans, but it was eventually abandoned, and the third film, "Body Count," also went unproduced. Ultimately, a "Tales from the Crypt" trilogy was completed, with "Demon Knight" being followed by Bordello of Blood (1996) and Ritual (2002). See more »

Goofs

When the group is huddled at the top of the stairs, Braker asks Deputy Bob how he is doing on ammo. The Deputy checks his revolver and says "Not so good...4 shots left." Later, when the Collector gets past the bloodshield, and the Demons are convening on the group, Deputy Bob yells at Braker and the others to get into the attic while he covers the rear. While the others are climbing into the attic, Deputy Bob fires off six rounds at the demons, instead of four. See more »

Quotes

[the Collector holds up Irene's severed arm]
The Collector: You want your arm back, Irene? I can make it happen.
[Irene raises the stump of her arm]
The Collector: Is that a yes?
Irene: No. That's me giving you the finger, asshole!
The Collector: I'll get back to you.
[disappears]
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits, there is a short sequence of The Cryptkeeper asking the audience why they are still there and then inviting them to see the next Tales From the Crypt theatrical release Dead Easy (Which was the working title for the follow up Tales From the Crypt film, Bordello of Blood). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Gingerdead Man (2017) See more »

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MUSTANG SALLY
Written by Mack Rice
Performed by Wilson Pickett
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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awesome
20 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

one of the best films of recent years... on a budget that is. yes the acting is happy at times (and brilliant in others, William Sadler really showing his skill as the old man tired of running) and the sets are filmsy, the special effects range from mediocre to terrible but the shining diamond here is the script and story. having studied both philosophy and theology i read so much more into this film and truly mark it out as one of the best horror films ever. depth, great concept, brilliant script, wonderful set pieces, and a film that sets up the rules and refuses to break them. if only it hadn't been made with that damn crypt keeper!!!


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