Candyman is a 1992 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Bernard Rose. It was produced by Steve Golin, Alan Poul, and Sigurjón Sighvatsson, and based on the short story "The Forbidden" by Clive Barker, who also served as executive producer. The film's scenario is switched from Liverpool, England to the Cabrini–Green public housing development on Chicago's Near North Side.

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  • Candyman is a 1992 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Bernard Rose, and produced by Clive Barker and Steve Golin, based on the short story "The Forbidden" by Clive Barker, though the film's scenario is switched from England to the Cabrini–Green public housing development on Chicago's Near North Side. It stars Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, and Xander Berkeley. The plot follows a graduate student (Madsen) completing a thesis on urban legends who encounters the legend of "Candyman" (Todd), an artist and son of a slave who had had his hand severed and was then murdered.It was released theatrically by TriStar and PolyGram Filmed Entertainment on 16 October 1992. It has a 71% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, which called it a "nuanced, effectively chilling tale". It grossed over $25 million over an $8 million budget.Candyman spawned two sequels, Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh, and Candyman: Day of the Dead, neither of which performed critically and commercially as well as Candyman. (en)
  • Candyman is a 1992 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Bernard Rose. It was produced by Clive Barker and Steve Golin, based on the short story "The Forbidden" by Clive Barker, though the film's scenario is switched from England to the Cabrini–Green public housing development on Chicago's Near North Side. The film's music was written by the composer Philip Glass.It stars Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, and Xander Berkeley. The plot follows a graduate student (Madsen) completing a thesis on urban legends who encounters the legend of "Candyman" (Todd), an artist and son of a slave who had his hand severed and was then murdered.It was released theatrically by TriStar and PolyGram Filmed Entertainment on 16 October 1992. It has a 70% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, which called it a "nuanced, effectively chilling tale". It grossed over $25 million over an $8 million budget.The film's soundtrack, composed by Philip Glass, has subsequently been recognized as a classic score.Candyman spawned two sequels, Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh, and Candyman: Day of the Dead, neither of which performed critically and commercially as well as Candyman. (en)
  • Candyman is a 1992 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Bernard Rose. It was produced by Steve Golin, Alan Poul, and Sigurjón Sighvatsson, and based on the short story "The Forbidden" by Clive Barker, who also served as executive producer. The film's scenario is switched from Liverpool, England to the Cabrini–Green public housing development on Chicago's Near North Side. The film's music was written by the composer Philip Glass.It stars Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, and Xander Berkeley. The plot follows a graduate student (Madsen) completing a thesis on urban legends who encounters the legend of "Candyman" (Todd), an artist and son of a slave who had his hand severed and was then murdered.It was released theatrically by TriStar and PolyGram Filmed Entertainment on 16 October 1992. It has a 70% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, which called it a "nuanced, effectively chilling tale". It grossed over $25 million.The film's soundtrack, composed by Philip Glass, has subsequently been recognized as a classic score.Candyman was followed by two sequels, Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh, and Candyman: Day of the Dead, neither of which performed critically and commercially as well as Candyman. (en)
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  • Candyman is a 1992 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Bernard Rose. It was produced by Steve Golin, Alan Poul, and Sigurjón Sighvatsson, and based on the short story "The Forbidden" by Clive Barker, who also served as executive producer. The film's scenario is switched from Liverpool, England to the Cabrini–Green public housing development on Chicago's Near North Side. (en)
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