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Warlock is an American horror film of the supernatural thriller subgenre. It was directed by Steve Miner and written by David Twohy. It was produced by New World Pictures and released theatrically in the United Kingdom on June 2nd, 1989. It premiered in the United States on January 11th, 1991 and was released by Trimark Pictures. The movie is followed by one theatrically released sequel and one direct-to-video sequel. The film stars Julian Sands as the unnamed Warlock, Lori Singer as the heroine, Kassandra, Richard E. Grant as witch-hunter Giles Redferne and Mary Woronov as the channeler.

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In Colonial Boston, Massachusetts in 1691, the Warlock was about to be executed when a time portal took him and a witch hunter named Giles Redferne 300 years into the future.

Giles meets Kassandra, a waitress who helps him find the Warlock to destroy him before returning home to 1691.

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Production & Release[edit | edit source]

  • Was screened at the Cannes Film Market in May, 1989.

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  • Actress Lori Singer is also known for playing the role of Sydney Bloom - the main character from the short-lived sci-fi series VR.5.

Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Known as Warlock: The Magician in Filipino releases.
  • Warlock was released the same year as Witchcraft, which explored many similar themes.

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Other films that were released in 1989 include:

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