The Pit and the Pendulum Trailer

The Pit and the Pendulum Trailer (1991)

"A bizarre descent into hell from the creator of Re-Animator." 27 June 1991 Horror 97 mins

Set during the height of Spanish Inquisition. The beautiful and kind-hearted Maria is arrested as a witch when she inadvertently cries out in horror at the public whipping of a child. As Maria’s husband Antonio tries to save her, Torquemada, the Grand Inquisitor, determines to punish Maria with torture for the desire she inflames in him. Loosely based on Edgar Allen Poe's classic short story.

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Lance Henriksen

as Torquemada

Stephen Lee

as Gomez

William J. Norris

as Dr. Huesos

Mark Margolis

as Mendoza

Carolyn Purdy-Gordon

as Contessa D'Alba Molina

Barbara Bocci

as Contessa's Son

Benito Stefanelli

as Executioner

Jeffrey Combs

as Francisco

Tom Towles

as Don Carlos

Oliver Reed

as Cardinal

Larry Dolgin

as Sergeant of the Guards

Frances Bay

as Esmeralda

Fabio Carfora

as Beggar


Albert Band

Albert Band Producer

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe Original Story

Adolfo Bartoli

Adolfo Bartoli Director of Photography

Giovanni Natalucci

Giovanni Natalucci Production Design

Richard Band

Original Music Composer

Michaela Gisotti

Michaela Gisotti Costume Design

Michael Catalano

Michael Catalano Executive Producer

Charles Band

Charles Band Executive Producer

Maurizio Garrone

Maurizio Garrone Set Decoration

International Titles

Le Puit et le pendule Trailer

The Inquisitor Trailer

The Pit & the Pendulum Trailer

International Releases Dates

United States 27 June 1991

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