Tales from the Crypt Presents: Demon Knight
Tales from the Crypt Presents: Demon Knight (1995)

First feature film from the Tales From the Crypt team. Sadler a lone warrior holding a demonic key that evil Collector (Zane) wants. Taking refuge in a boarding house, he and the tennants fight of the Collector's demon henchmen. Campy… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: August 22, 2006
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Critic Score: 35% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Pic is neither funny enough nor scary enough to be fully satisfying as either a shocker or a spoof.

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David Kronke
Los Angeles Times

Next time out, let's hope it involves a story that can stand on its own, without having to be propped up by the Crypt Keeper's silly patter.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

As for fans of Zane, if there was ever a film where the man breaks loose with his charm and enthusiasm, "Demon Knight" is his podium.

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Time Out

The first in a series, but standards will need to impove if it's to survive.

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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle

The movie isn't particularly well-paced, and I found it dull.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

if the sight of Technicolor disembowelment and flying eyeballs ain't your cup of tea, there's always Terms of Endearment waiting down at the video store.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Between scenes of splattering gore in which severed heads literally roll across the floor, the movie has a good time spoofing itself and a gallery of mostly sleazy characters who confront a crew of blood-thirsty demons.

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James Berardinelli

Good entertainment stretched to three times its natural length is rarely three times better, but bad entertainment dragged out that long will typically be three times worse.

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Pinkett, at least, went on to better things.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
The Crypt Keeper has always looked pretty dodgy if you ask me, a pretty bad puppet but hey its not all about him. The actual set for his crypt always looks cool… More
Emily Armstrong
I really wish Billy Zane were the villain in more movies, he's just so deliciously wicked here. I now have a massive evil-crush on him. In fact, I'd… More
Aj V
This horror movie has a good background story, but I didn't like the characters, they didn't seem to fit right or something. This movie is kind of a… More
Cindy I
This movie is completely over the top cheesy entertainment, and more fun than it has any right to be.
Wahida K
Coming to this Horror-Comedy. I like that skeleton cute guy. Tales from the Crypt trilogy isnt exactly a Horror. It is Comedy.
Jason Spencer
Really good horror comedy action movie. This is the first in what was supposed to be a series of movies based on the tv show and comics. Unfortunately they… More

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