The Movie:
'Hellraiser' (1987)

The Scene: Kirsty (Ashley Laurence), having been assaulted by the skinless, reanimated corpse of her uncle, is spending some alone time in a hospital room. Her doctor, who hasn't believed a word of her story, leaves her the ornate box she was found clutching for dear life in the hope that it will jog her memory. It doesn't, but it does occupy her time once she realizes it's a puzzle box. What happens when she solves the puzzle, however, is even worse than when her skinless uncle tried to make out with her.

Unbeknownst to Kirsty, solving the box (officially called the Lament Configuration), is akin to ringing the doorbell at the gates of hell. Hells' denizens, dubbed the Cenobites, simply don't understand why anyone would ring the bell unintentionally and so their leader, Pinhead (Doug Bradley), kindly invites her to come have her soul ripped apart.
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Hellraiser
R1987
Based on 16 critics

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