Hellraiser

Visible crew/equipment: When Ashley is running down the corridors before escaping back into her medical room, you can see the dolly that The Engineer chasing her is being pushed on. (01:04:50)

Visible crew/equipment: As Kirsty exits the storage room (where the corpse spewed maggots on her), you can see a boom-mic shadow appear on the wall behind her in the upper left corner of the screen, and even follow the actress slightly as she moves. It's only on screen for a couple seconds and can be hard to catch, but once you see it, it's super obvious. (01:19:36)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Kirsty is going up the stairs at the house (right before she finds Frank), at one point, she rounds a corner and walks by camera in extreme closeup... and you can see her walk through the shadow of the camera. (The scene then cuts to an opposite angle, and there's nothing else that would have cast the shadow she walks through). (00:57:24)

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Visible crew/equipment: As Frank is killing the last victim Julia brings him (the meek man), Kirsty slowly opens a door and slinks through. As she does, in the bottom left corner of the screen, you can see part of a shadow from either the camera or a cameraman. It's definitely a camera/cameraman shadow, since the shadow is wavering in a similar way to the camera's movement. (00:57:12)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Julia sees the vision of Frank being tortured by the cenobites, at one point "Butterball" turns and looks at camera, and you can see a set-light reflected in his glasses for a brief moment.

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Continuity mistake: When Kirsty accidentally opens the box while in the hospital, the face with the large diamond design on it is initially on top, then when it cuts to a close up, the box somehow flips 90 degrees so the face with the circle on it is on top.

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Pinhead: No tears, please. It's a waste of good suffering.

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Trivia: The film's original title was "The Hellbound Heart," after the original novel. The studio wanted Clive Barker to change it, since they felt that title made the movie sound too much like a romance. Barker then suggested "Sadomasochists From Beyond The Grave," which was also rejected. Barker then asked crew-members for suggestions, and a 60 year-old woman who worked on the film sarcastically quipped that the film should be called "What a Woman Would Do for a Good F**k." Eventually, Barker and the studio settled on the title "Hellraiser."

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Question: At the beginning of the film Frank was using the puzzle box, why did the cenobites arrange his face on the floor?

Answer: Letting the moviegoers know what happened to him, he was no longer human, but a piece of meat to be butchered.

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