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Hellraiser: Inferno (2000)

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A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".

Director:

Scott Derrickson

Writers:

Clive Barker (characters), Paul Harris Boardman | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Craig Sheffer ... Det. Joseph Thorne
Nicholas Turturro ... Det. Tony Nenonen
James Remar ... Dr. Paul Gregory
Doug Bradley ... Pinhead
Nicholas Sadler ... Bernie
Noelle Evans ... Melanie Thorne
Lindsay Taylor ... Chloe
Matt George ... Leon Gaultier
Michael Shamus Wiles ... Mr. Parmagi
Sasha Barrese ... Daphne Sharp
Kathryn Joosten ... Mother
Jessica Elliot Jessica Elliot ... Young Joseph's Mother
Carmen Argenziano ... Captain
Christopher Neiman ... Pathologist
Christopher Kriesa ... Older Detective
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A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The Terrifying New Chapter In The "Hellraiser" Legacy!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and gore, language, sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The special effects budget was only $50,000. See more »

Goofs

The write up for the film says it tells the story of an LA detective but Sheffers character is with the Denver Police Department - in Colorado. See more »

Quotes

Older Detective: That is the purpose of the game.
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the end credits: Soli Deo Gloria (translation: To the glory of God alone) See more »

Connections

Follows Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Drifting Too Far from the Shore
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Arranged by Peter B. Adams (ASCAP)
Performed by Joyce Derrickson
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User Reviews

one of the best sequels ever
6 June 2003 | by MaialidethSee all my reviews

I have been a big fan of the Hellraiser series for many years, and after seeing the awful Hellraiser 4: Bloodlines I was very sceptical about Inferno. But this is actually one of the best sequels to a horror movie I've ever seen. It totally reinvents the series and tells the story from a very different "inside" point of view (you'll know what I mean when you see it!) It is true that neither Pinhead or the cenobites have much screentime in this movie, but actually I think that only improves it and helps it to lift the Hellraiser series above the average horrror series like Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th, who both seem to be stuck in the same story over and over. It is the best of the sequels so far (and I am not counting Hellbound as a sequel per se as it is actually more of a direct continuation of the first movie) mainly because it is so different from the other parts of the series.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hellraiser V See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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