Hellraiser (franchise)

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Hellraiser is a horror franchise that consists of ten films, a series of books, various comic books, and additional merchandise and media.wikipedia
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Clive Barker

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The franchise is based on the novella The Hellbound Heart by English author Clive Barker, who would go on to write and direct the adaptation of his story, titled Hellraiser.
He has since written many novels and other works, and his fiction has been adapted into films, notably the Hellraiser and Candyman series.

Pinhead (Hellraiser)

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The films, as well as the comic book series, continually feature the Cenobite Pinhead. Kirsty is pulled back into the Cenobite world, where the demons decide to keep her, but, having discovered the human identity of the Cenobites earlier, Kirsty appeals to their latent humanity, specifically the Cenobite leader Pinhead (Doug Bradley).
Pinhead is a fictional character from the Hellraiser series, first appearing as an unnamed figure in the Clive Barker novella The Hellbound Heart.

The Hellbound Heart

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The franchise is based on the novella The Hellbound Heart by English author Clive Barker, who would go on to write and direct the adaptation of his story, titled Hellraiser.
The Hellbound Heart is a horror novella by Clive Barker, first published in November 1986 by Dark Harvest in the third volume of his Night Visions anthology series, and notable for becoming the basis for the 1987 film Hellraiser and its franchise.

Cenobite (Hellraiser)

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The films, as well as the comic book series, continually feature the Cenobite Pinhead.
The Cenobites are fictional extra-dimensional beings who appear in the works of Clive Barker, including the novella The Hellbound Heart as well as its semi-sequel The Scarlet Gospels, the ten Hellraiser films, and (intermittently) in Hellraiser comic books between 1989 and 2017.

Hellraiser

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The franchise is based on the novella The Hellbound Heart by English author Clive Barker, who would go on to write and direct the adaptation of his story, titled Hellraiser.
It was followed by nine sequels, the first seven of which featured Bradley reprising his role as Pinhead.

Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth

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In Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992), the revelation of Pinhead's humanity has resulted in a schism, splitting him in two—his human self, World War I veteran Elliot Spencer, and Pinhead, now a living embodiment of Spencer's id.
Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth is a 1992 American horror film and third installment in the Hellraiser series.

Hellraiser: Bloodline

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Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996) tells the story of the creator of the puzzle box, referred to as the Lament Configuration.
Hellraiser: Bloodline (also known as Hellraiser IV: Bloodline ) is a 1996 American science fiction horror film and the fourth installment in the Hellraiser series, which serves as both a prequel and a sequel.

Hellraiser: Inferno

Hellraiser: Inferno (2000), the first of the succeeding sequels to be direct-to-video, follows corrupt police Detective Joseph Thorne (Craig Sheffer) as he discovers the puzzle box while investigating a series of ritualistic murders.
It is the fifth installment in the Hellraiser series, and the first Hellraiser film to be released direct-to-video.

Hellraiser: Deader

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In Hellraiser: Deader (2005), reporter Amy Klein (Kari Wuhrer) is sent to Bucharest to investigate an underground suicide cult founded by a descendant of Philip Lemarchand, who claims to be able to bring back the dead and who believes that it is his birthright to open the puzzle box and control the Cenobites.
Hellraiser: Deader (also known as Hellraiser VII: Deader ) is a 2005 American horror film and the seventh installment in the Hellraiser series.

Hellraiser: Hellseeker

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In Hellraiser: Hellseeker (2002), Ashley Laurence returns to play Kirsty Cotton.
It is the sixth film in the Hellraiser series, directed by Rick Bota.

Hellbound: Hellraiser II

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In 1988, a sequel titled Hellbound: Hellraiser II follows Dr. Philip Channard (Kenneth Cranham) as he resurrects Julia, who was stuck in Hell with the Cenobites.
The film is the second entry in the Hellraiser saga and draws heavily upon (and was made by much of the same cast and crew as) its precursor, Hellraiser.

Hellraiser: Hellworld

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Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005) is set in the "real world," in which Hellraiser has spawned a successful MMORPG.
It is the eighth installment in Hellraiser series.

Hellraiser: Judgment

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A tenth film, Hellraiser: Judgment, began filming in early 2016.
It is the tenth installment in the Hellraiser film series created by Clive Barker, written and directed by the series' longtime special make-up effects artist Gary J. Tunnicliffe.

Gary J. Tunnicliffe

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He has performed make-up effects in all the Hellraiser films since Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth, wrote Hellraiser: Revelations, and wrote and directed Hellraiser: Judgment.

Hellraiser: Revelations

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Hellraiser: Revelations is the first film not to feature Doug Bradley as Pinhead and was shot in two weeks for $300,000.
It is the ninth film in the Hellraiser film series.

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After writing his first feature scripts while still a student at USC's School of Cinematic Arts, Boardman began working with fellow screenwriter Scott Derrickson, working as a script doctor on Dracula 2000 and co-writing Urban Legends: Final Cut, and he also co-wrote and directed the second unit for Derrickson's directorial debut Hellraiser: Inferno, a direct-to-video sequel to the long-running horror franchise.

Kirsty (Hellraiser)

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Larry's daughter, Kirsty (Ashley Laurence), accidentally unleashes the Cenobites, but makes a deal to deliver Frank to them in exchange for her own life.
Kirsty is a fictional character from the Hellraiser media franchise.

Anthony Hickox

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He then started directing action movies after a list of well-known '90s horror films including the third entry in the Hellraiser series.

Doug Bradley

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Kirsty is pulled back into the Cenobite world, where the demons decide to keep her, but, having discovered the human identity of the Cenobites earlier, Kirsty appeals to their latent humanity, specifically the Cenobite leader Pinhead (Doug Bradley).
Douglas William Bradley (born 7 September 1954) is an English actor, best known for his role as the lead Cenobite "Pinhead" in the Hellraiser film series.

Sherlock Holmes and the Servants of Hell

In 2016, Paul Kane authored Sherlock Holmes and the Servants of Hell which brings together the world of Hellraiser with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes.
The book thrusts Sherlock Holmes into the world of Clive Barker's Hellraiser.

Ashley Laurence

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In Hellraiser: Hellseeker (2002), Ashley Laurence returns to play Kirsty Cotton. Larry's daughter, Kirsty (Ashley Laurence), accidentally unleashes the Cenobites, but makes a deal to deliver Frank to them in exchange for her own life.

Epic Comics

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Epic Comics, an imprint of Marvel Comics, began publishing series of comic book spin-offs for the Hellraiser franchise.

Paul Kane (writer)

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In 2016, Paul Kane authored Sherlock Holmes and the Servants of Hell which brings together the world of Hellraiser with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes.
His latest writing projects include film work, a graphic adaptation of his Torturer story with artist Ian Simmons, an entry in the Cinema Macabre book introduced by Jonathan Ross and featuring Simon Pegg, Mark Gatiss and Jeremy Dyson, and a book examining the Hellraiser movies, introduced by Doug "Pinhead" Bradley: The Hellraiser Films and Their Legacy.

Harry D'Amour

The Scarlet Gospels – a sequel to The Hellbound Heart and crossover with Clive Barker's Harry D'Amour stories – was written by Barker and released in 2015.
Harry d'Amour plays a major role in the BOOM! Studios Hellraiser comic series (2011).

Freddy vs. Jason

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Although Dimension Films initially turned the project down because it believed the upcoming film Freddy vs. Jason would fail, the studio reconsidered after it grossed $114 million on a $30 million budget.
According to writers Mark Swift and Damian Shannon, several endings were considered for the film; one involved Pinhead of the Hellraiser franchise, but New Line did not want to secure the rights for the character.