Overall Rank: 7123
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 97
Theatrical Release Date: 12/23/1988
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 12/30/2008
Genre: Horror, Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tony Randel
Actors: Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Kenneth Cranham, Imogen Boorman, William Hope, Doug Bradley
Plot: The only survivor of the events of Hellraiser is put into an institution after she tells her story. The doctor in charge of the hospital has been searching for a doorway to another dimension for years and uses his new patients knowledge to horrible effect.
Quick Movie Reviews
Matthew Brady - wrote on 10/03/2022
“It is not hands that summon us. It is desire.” Bloody, crazy, and more fetish than ever. While not a good movie by any means. The film is a mess, and it got to a point where I had no idea what was going on. Scenes just happen where characters do stuff that you have no choice but to accept. Although, with that in mind, another “hot take” is that I enjoyed this movie a little more than the first. I spent the entire time trying to follow the story structure, which felt like a roller-coaster of ups and downs. I enjoyed how wild, gory, and sickly creative it got.
Yojimbo - wrote on 07/06/2012
Inventive sequel that adds some flesh to the bones of the original's idea. Some very disturbing images and definitely not for the weak of stomach, but fans of this kind of thing will love it.
Snoogans - wrote on 05/06/2011
Not much makes sense, but it still manages to entertain. There's also great amounts of blood.
Full Movie Reviews
Not as good as the original
Lee - wrote on 03/11/2013
No where near as good as the original however doesn't thwart me from watching the rest in this 'different' franchise. For reasons unknown 'Hellraiser' director and creator Clive Burton handed over the directing reigns to his film editor on the first film Tony Randall . Tis' probably why this one was a hell of alot darker in content nor as good. Storyline here is Julia Cotton , daughter of now deceased Larry Cotton and only survivor of the Hellraiser 1 has been brought to an mental hospital forced to be there after everyone who heard her story of the events surrounding part 1 in the series simply deemed her as insane. Their is one doctor however Dr. Phillip Channard (Kenneth Cranham) who believes everyword of her story only doesnt let her know this as he has been on his own heavy …
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