R | | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.
This is the third film in what John Carpenter has called his Apocalypse Trilogy, the first being The Thing (1982) and the second being Prince of Darkness (1987).
Do you want some too, buddy?
The bar code for the book being printed out in the open ending sequence is "1234567890"
Animal action was monitored by the American Humane Association with on set supervision by the Toronto Humane Society. No animal was harmed in the making of this film.
Human interaction was monitored by the Inter Planetary Psychiatric Association. The body count was high, the casualties are heavy.
The original theatrical release had the 1987-1994 New Line Cinema logo at the opening. The 2013 Blu-ray from Warner Bros. plasters it with the modern New Line logo. But the 2018 Blu-ray release from Shout! Factory restores the original logo.
$3,441,807 5 February 1995