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Candyman (1992) • Screenplay

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Like the writer, for example! The "Candyman" screenplay is written by Bernard Rose. And, it's based on the Clive Barker novel, "The Forbidden."

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What's "Candyman" about?

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Grad student Helen Lyle unintentionally summons the Candyman, a hook-handed creature made flesh by other people's belief in him.

With my hook for a hand. I'll split you from your nob to your gullet.

Candyman,
PG. 1 : Scene 1

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Fun fact: screenwriter Bernard Rose, who also directed "Candyman", made it on a miniscule budget of $6,000,000 (USD)! That's about $11,000,000 in 2021. Certainly that is a lot of money to you and me. But, in terms of filmmaking (shot on actual 35mm film - an expensive medium), it isn't a lot of money.

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