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CANDYMAN <span>(1992)</span> artwork


Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 96

Release dates 29/09/2005, 01/10/1993

Ratings Info strong violence, horror, gory images

Genre(s) Horror

Director(s) Bernard Rose

Cast includes Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Xander Berkeley, Kasi Lemmons, Vanessa Williams, DeJuan Guy, Marianna Eliott, Ted Raimi, Ria Pavia, Mark Daniels, Lisa Ann Poggi, Adam Philipson, Eric Edwards, Carolyn Lowery, Bernard Rose

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 20/09/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

CANDYMAN is a horror film in which a student writer reawakens the ghostly legend of the one-armed killer Candyman, who then goes on a killing spree.


There are scenes of strong violence as the Candyman appears and kills a number of people using his hooked hand to stab and mutilate his victims.

Injury detail

There are a number of scenes showing the bloody aftermath of the Candyman's attacks. A boy lies in a public toilet, awash with blood after his genitals have been cut; a woman lies dead in a large pool of blood with her stomach cut open; a woman is severely burnt as the Candyman holds her inside a large pile of rubbish that has been set on fire.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.


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