Candyman 1992 – R


Skeptical graduate student Helen Lyle (Virginia Madsen) befriends Anne-Marie McCoy (Vanessa Williams) while researching superstitions in a housing project on Chicago’s Near North Side. From Anne-Marie, Helen learns about the Candyman (Tony Todd), a knife-wielding figure of urban legend that some of her neighbors believe to be responsible for a recent murder. After a mysterious man matching the Candyman’s description begins stalking her, Helen comes to fear that the legend may be all too real.
Release date: October 16, 1992 (USA)
Director: Bernard Rose
Music by: Philip Glass
Box office: $25.8 million (US)
Budget: $8–9 million
Adapted from: The Forbidden, Books of Blood