Candyman Poster

Release Date: October 6th, 1992

DVD Release Date: September 9th, 1998

R|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Xander Berkeley, Kasi Lemmons, Vanessa Williams, DeJuan Guy, Michael Culkin, Stanley DeSantis

Director: Bernard Rose

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Propaganda Films, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment

Distributors: TriStar Pictures, Columbia Tristar

Keywords: 1990s, Office, Fall, Friend, Suspenseful, Mystery, Murder