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16th October 1992
1h 39m
Bernard Rose
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Candyman is a 1992 Horror Thriller film released on 16th October; Bernard Rose directed the film which stars Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd and Xander Berkeley. A sequel, Candyman 2: Farewell to the Flesh, was released in 1995. It was later remade/rebooted as Candyman in 2021. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $19,792,310 on its budget.

The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.

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100% Entertaining
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Alcohol Use
Graphic Violence
Tobacco Use

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

5% 0-12
13% 20-29
18% 30-39
3% 40-49
5% 50-59
58% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

50% Female
50% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

8% Good
3% Bad
3% Neutral
88% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

8% College Student
5% Graduate Student
5% Professor
5% Cop
5% Orderly
5% Nurse
5% Cleaner
5% Detective
3% Serial Killer
3% Lawyer
3% Reporter
3% Priest
3% Doctor
45% Unknown