Directed by Clive Barker • 1987 • United Kingdom
Starring Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence
From horror master Clive Barker comes this chilling nightmare featuring the first appearance of the fiendish icon Pinhead. When Kirsty Cotton’s (Ashley Laurence) family moves into their ancestral home, they are terrorized by the resurrected corpse of her uncle, who requires the flesh of murdered innocent victims in order to become whole again. A creepy, thrillingly perverse tale straddling heaven and hell, extreme pleasure and unbearable pain, HELLRAISER is one of the most intense and boundary-pushing horror films of the 1980s.