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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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Ernest R. Dickerson (as Ernest Dickerson)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Kassir ... Crypt Keeper (voice)
Billy Zane ... The Collector
William Sadler ... Brayker
Jada Pinkett Smith ... Jeryline (as Jada Pinkett)
Brenda Bakke ... Cordelia
CCH Pounder ... Irene
Dick Miller ... Uncle Willy
Thomas Haden Church ... Roach
John Schuck ... Sheriff Tupper
Gary Farmer ... Deputy Bob Martel
Charles Fleischer ... Wally Enfield
Tim DeZarn ... Homer (as Tim deZarn)
Sherrie Rose ... Wanda
Ryan O'Donohue Ryan O'Donohue ... Danny (as Ryan Sean O'Donohue)
Tony Salome 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 1995 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Demon Keeper See more »

Filming Locations:

British Columbia, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$21,088,568
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DTS | Dolby | DTS-Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This isn't William Sadlers first time in a Tales From The Crypt tale. His first appearance was on the pilot episode as an executioner, credited as Bill Sadler. See more »

Goofs

When the group is trying to escape through the mine shaft, Jeryline goes off on her own when she hears something. At first, she has her blue denim shirt on. The scene switches to her point of view, and when it shows her again the blue shirt is off and she is just wearing her white undershirt. We see her point of view again, and when it switches back to showing her once more, it shows her taking the blue shirt off. See more »

Quotes

Irene: This is crazy.
Brayker: Deal with it.
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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).

This sequence existed on the VHS and DVD releases of Demon Knight, but was removed on the Laserdisc and Blu-Ray versions of this film. See more »

Alternate Versions

In Germany the uncut version was shown in cinemas, but the video was withdrawn by the distributor to avoid confiscation by the authorities. A cut version of the movie has been shown on TV. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

MY MISERY ... (DEMON KNIGHT)
Written by Robb Flynn
Performed by Machine Head
Produced by Vincent Wojno & Machine Head
Machine Head appears courtesy of Roadrunner Records, Inc.
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Ready for your deadtime story?
2 April 2000 | by Op_PrimeSee all my reviews

This movie was excellent. The story is great and truly lives up to the EC comics and tv series. All the actors give impressive performances, especially Billy Zane. Zane's character is both threatening and humorous. Like the show, the movie is filled with surprises from beginning to end. Don't miss it.


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