The Pit and the Pendulum
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The Pit and the Pendulum

Year:
Duration:
97 min | Spain:93 min
Genres:
Horror
IMDB rate:
6.2
Director:
Stuart Gordon
Awards:
1 win & 3 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1991-06-27
Filming Locations: Castello di Giove, Giove, Terni, Umbria, Italy
Earnings
Budget: $2,000,000
Opening Weekend: $2,443 (USA) (2 June 1991)
Gross: $2,443 (USA) (2 June 1991)
Cast
Actor
Character
Lance Henriksen
Torquemada
Stephen Lee
Gomez
William J. Norris
Dr. Huesos
Mark Margolis
Mendoza
Carolyn Purdy-Gordon
Contessa D'Alba Molina
Barbara Bocci
Contessa's Son
Benito Stefanelli
Executioner
Jeffrey Combs
Francisco
Tom Towles
Don Carlos
Rona De Ricci
Maria
Jonathan Fuller
Antonio
Geoffrey Copleston
Butcher
Larry Dolgin
Sergeant of the Guards
Tunny Piras
Guard
Fabio Carfora
Beggar
Frances Bay
Esmeralda
Fabrizio Fontana
Jew
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Trivia
Stuart Gordon had intended to film this for some time with Peter O'Toole in the role of Torquemada, but the original production was canceled.
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Shot in three and a half weeks, from 17 September 1990 - 12 October 1990.
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Peter O'Toole, Sherilyn Fenn and Billy Dee Williams were originally slated to star.
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Quotes
Cardinal: No!
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Dr. Heusos: You idiots, why did you tear out her tongue?
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Cardinal: The Pope also want the Inquisition to stop the use of torture. And declare an amnesty on all heretics and witches. Hmm?
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Photos from cast
Oliver Reed