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Hellraiser

Directed by Clive Barker. Starring Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman, Oliver Smith, Robert Hines. (1987, R, 94 min.)

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Wed., Sept. 27, 2000

Clive Barker marked his debut as a director with this science fiction adaptation from his own novel. This skillfully creepy film tells the story of some housemates who experience unwelcome visits from a partially decomposed former resident who rises from beneath the floorboards. Seems he wants the flesh and blood of the new residents in order to settle some old scores.

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Hellraiser, Clive Barker, Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman, Oliver Smith, Robert Hines

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