Release Date: October 6th, 1992
DVD Release Date: September 9th, 1998
R|1 hr 38 min
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.
Director: Bernard Rose
Production Co: Propaganda Films, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment
Distributors: TriStar Pictures, Columbia Tristar