Prince of Darkness


1h 42m 1987

Brief Synopsis

When a group of graduate students and scientists discovers an ancient canister containing an evil-looking liquid in an abandoned church, all hell breaks loose--literally!

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Horror
Thriller
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Long Beach, California, USA; San Fernando Mission, California, USA; Valencia Independent Studios, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Synopsis

A group of students poking around the basement of an abandoned church find an ancient canister. When they open it, they unleashing the spawn of Satan in alien form. The kids turn into skinless zombies, and must right their wrongs and send the evil prince back to hell.

Crew

Tim Alverson

Assistant Editor

Kevin Arnold

Electrician

Rezza Badakhshan

Photography

Kirk E Bales

Dolly Grip

Christine Baur

Stunts

Bruce Bell

Foley

Mike Berro

Other

Andre Blay

Executive Producer

Simone Boisseree

Stunts

Joseph Brennan

Boom Operator

Stephen Brooks

Driver

Randy Cantor

Driver

John Carpenter

Screenplay

John Carpenter

Music

Frank Carrisosa

Makeup

Thomas Causey

Sound

Rick Chavez

Craft Service

Janis Clark

Hair

Alice Cooper

Song Performer

Alice Cooper

Song

Michelle Costello

Photography

Gregroy J Curda

Foley Mixer

Jim Danforth

Other

Burt Davidson

Other

Charles Davis

Sound Editor

Dane A. Davis

Sound Effects

Justin Derosa

Stunts

Debbie Evans

Stunts

Joy Ewing

Production Accountant

Dan Falkengren

Grip

John Paul Fasal

Sound Effects

Jack Forwalter

Swing Gang

Linda Francis

Casting

Phronsie Franco

Photography

Rick T Gentz

Set Decorator

Gary Gero

Wrangler

David Gertz

Sound

Bess Gilbert

Casting

Claudia Gilligan

Other

Joseph R Gonzales

Technical Advisor

Jeremy Gordon

Sound Editor

Shep Gordon

Executive Producer

Robert H Grasmere

Effects Coordinator

Lee Grubin

Apprentice

Randy Hall

Stunts

John R. Hamilton

Photography

Fred Hamm

Assistant Camera Operator

Laura Hekking

Adr

Robert Herron

Stunts

Michael Hilkene

Sound Editor

Sandra Holden

Assistant

Casey Hotchkiss

Camera Assistant

Frank Howard

Sound Editor

Alan Howarth

Music

Alan Howarth

Producer

David J Hudson

Sound

Jim Huffey

Driver

Marty Huffey

Driver

Jeff Imada

Stunt Coordinator

Audrey A Johnson

Props

Kent Johnson

Property Master

Kent Phillip Johnson

Production Associate

Doc Kane

Adr Mixer

Fran Kaplan

Sound Editor

Jud Kehl

Camera Operator

Richard Kerns

Props

Gary B Kibbe

Director Of Photography

Randy Killen

Other

Sandy King

Script Supervisor

Wayne A King

Stunts

Val Kuklowsky

Sound Editor

Steven R. Kutcher

Wrangler

Ken Lavet

Location Manager

Stratton Leopold

Unit Production Manager

Eric Lindemann

Sound Editor

Daniel Lomino

Production Designer

Melanie Massey

Casting Associate

Robert W Mccarthy

Electrician

Mel Metcalfe

Sound

Steve Mirkovich

Editor

Bob Muehlig

Driver

Michael Nelson

Consultant

Steve Patino

Other

Rob Peebles

Dolly Grip

Mark A Peterson

Costumes

Terry Porter

Sound

John Pratt

Driver

Martin Quatermass

Screenplay

Kevin Quibell

Special Effects Coordinator

Douglas A Raine

Production Associate

Kane Roberts

Song

Mario Roberts

Stunts

Joan Rowe

Foley Artist

Charlie Saldana

Key Grip

Deahdra Scarano

Costume Supervisor

Martin Shambo

Production Coordinator

Mario Simon

Transportation Captain

Charles Smock

Electrician

Bruce Alan Solow

Assistant Director

Kenneth Spencer

Gaffer

Chris Squires

Camera Operator

Chris Squires

Other

Craig Talmy

Consultant

Joseph Thibo

Assistant Camera Operator

Anthony Tomeo

Other

Jerry Trent

Foley Artist

Jeffrey Truby

Other

James E Vargas

Transportation Captain

Larry Verne

Construction Coordinator

Eddie Lee Voelker

Transportation Coordinator

Michael Wagener

Song

Fred Wardell

Assistant Editor

Ian Wayne

Video

Ward Welton

Other

Dode Weyant

Other

John O Wilde

Sound Editor

Gordon Wiles

Driver

Michael Wright

Foreman

Dennis Yank

Driver

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Horror
Thriller
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Long Beach, California, USA; San Fernando Mission, California, USA; Valencia Independent Studios, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 23, 1987

Released in United States on Video July 14, 1988

Principal photography began May 18, 1987.

Formerly distributed by MCA Home Video.

Completed shooting June 25, 1987.

Ultra-Stereo

Released in United States Fall October 23, 1987

Released in United States on Video July 14, 1988