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The Pit and the Pendulum (1991)

R 06/27/1991 (US) HorrorRomance 1h 37m

A bizarre descent into hell from the creator of Re-Animator.

Overview

Set during the height of Spanish Inquisition. The beautiful and kind-hearted Maria is arrested as a witch when she inadvertently cries out in horror at the public whipping of a child. As Maria’s husband Antonio tries to save her, Torquemada, the Grand Inquisitor, determines to punish Maria with torture for the desire she inflames in him. Loosely based on Edgar Allen Poe's classic short story.

  1. Stuart Gordon

    Director

  2. Dennis Paoli

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Lance Henriksen

    Lance Henriksen

    Torquemada

  2. Stephen Lee

    Stephen Lee

    Gomez

  3. William J. Norris

    Dr. Huesos

  4. Mark Margolis

    Mark Margolis

    Mendoza

  5. Carolyn Purdy-Gordon

    Carolyn Purdy-Gordon

    Contessa D'Alba Molina

  6. Barbara Bocci

    Contessa's Son

  7. Benito Stefanelli

    Benito Stefanelli

    Executioner

  8. Jeffrey Combs

    Jeffrey Combs

    Francisco

  9. Tom Towles

    Tom Towles

    Don Carlos

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The Pit and the Pendulum
The Pit and the Pendulum

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $2,000,000.00

Revenue -

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