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Cradle of Fear (2001)

A gruesome homage to the cult Amicus anthology Asylum, Cradle of Fear unfolds four screamplays all linked by the unspeakable need of an incarcerated child killer to wreak vengeance on those... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dani Filth Dani Filth ... The Man
Emily Booth ... Mel (as Emily Bouffante)
Stuart Laing Stuart Laing ... Richard
Edmund Dehn ... Inspector Neilson
Eileen Daly Eileen Daly ... Natalie
Rebecca Eden ... Sophie
Louie Brownsell Louie Brownsell ... Nick
David McEwen David McEwen ... Kemper
Willie Evans Willie Evans ... The Short Man
Emma Rice Emma Rice ... Emma
Melissa Forti Melissa Forti ... Nikki
Al Stokes ... The Old Man
Barry Lee-Thomas ... Chief Inspector Roper
Sara Kunz ... Dr. Ross (as Sarah Kunz)
Mark Rathbone Mark Rathbone ... Pringle (as Mark Rossi)
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A gruesome homage to the cult Amicus anthology Asylum, Cradle of Fear unfolds four screamplays all linked by the unspeakable need of an incarcerated child killer to wreak vengeance on those responsible for his imprisonment. Helped by deranged angel Dani Filth, who leaves a trail of charnel house death in his crimson wake, the cannibal convict forces two Goth vamps to endure a one night stand from hell, two tough female robbers to see through each other, an obscenely rich coke-head to chop up more than a few lines and an internet surfer to descend into madness when he uncovers the ultimate web depravity. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

It's Not If They Die... It's How

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Pragmatic Pictures [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 July 2001 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Mahde Tars See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Production Co:

Pragmatic Pictures Ltd. See more »
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Color

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

In the end credits Dani Filth is credited as both Dani Filth and Dani Davey. See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning of the film, when the photographer is taking pictures of Melissa and Nikki's corpses, Melissa's eyes are open. But, in the scene where Melissa stabs herself, she dies with her eyes closed. See more »

Quotes

Chief Inspector Roper: Sit down Pete. We got the lab results back, you're not gonna like it. The finger-print on the medalion is Kemper's.
Detective Neilson: You're having a fucking laugh aren't you sir?
Chief Inspector Roper: I wish I was Pete. But the results are one hundred percent positive, it's Kemper's.
Detective Neilson: Bollocks.
Chief Inspector Roper: I've spoken to Dr Ross at the hospital...
Detective Neilson: Dr Ross is a stupid cunt, sir. Don't listen to her.
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Connections

References Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) See more »

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At the Gates of Midian
Performed by Cradle of Filth
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I'm a huge Cradle of Filth fan and even I couldn't stand this movie
15 June 2005 | by Replicant88See all my reviews

Normally when I go on a raid of the local Hollywood Video I head towards the B-Horror movies. To me the basic principals behind a B-Horror movie is it's camp value, Heavy Gore, Lots of needless Nudity, and special effects that anyone can put together with a pack of corn syrup and latex. I rented Cradle of Fear strictly because I've been a fan of the band since they released they're first Demo in 1995. The movie started off on an interesting note and then when I saw Dani Filth stomp on an extremely obvious latex mask I LAUGHED. When I saw the Lesbian sex scene for the sake of a Lesbian sex scene I LAUGHED EVEN HARDER. I spent pretty much the entire movie laughing and when I wasn't laughing I was shaking my head thinking about how a multi-million dollar rock star would want to make a movie that seemed like it was on a budget of multi-hundreds of dollars. The whole point of this movie to me seemed to attract the "Hardcore Goth kids who think death, destruction, sex, blood, and Satan are the greatest things invented since Lava Lamps. That was really it. To me this movie seemed like 80.5% of the things that happened in this movie just happened for the sake of being Satanic. This movie had a lot of potential and really could have been a real good movie but in the end this "Movie" really is just an extended Cradle of Filth Video.


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