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Prince of Darkness
Directed by:
John Carpenter

Starring Donald Pleasence, Jameson Parker, Victor Wong, Lisa Blount, Dennis Dun and Susan Blanchard, "Prince of Darkness" (also known as "John Carpenter's Die Fürsten der Dunkelheit", "Signore del male, Il", "Fürsten der Dunkelheit, Die") is a Horror/Fantasy/Thriller/Science Fiction film directed by John Carpenter, released in the USA on October 23 of 1987.

Before man walked the earth...it slept for centuries. It is evil. It is real. It is awakening.

Who directed "Prince of Darkness":

Prince of Darkness was directed by John Carpenter, an American writer, actor, director, composer, and producer.

Before directing Prince of Darkness, John Carpenter had directed Big Trouble in Little China, released in 1986, Starman (1984), Christine (1983), The Thing (1982), Escape from New York (1981), and The Fog (1980). Since, he directed Memoirs of an Invisible Man, released in 1992, In the Mouth of Madness (1995), Village of the Damned (1995), Escape from L.A. (1996), Ghosts of Mars (2001), and The Ward (2010).

When was "Prince of Darkness" released:

Prince of Darkness was initally released in the United States on Friday, October 23, 1987. Other films released on Friday, October 23, 1987 are Suspect (dir. Peter Yates), John and the Missus (dir. Gordon Pinsent), The Killing Time (dir. Rick King), and Nightflyers. This was thirty-two (32) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, May 13, 1988 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, April 20, 1988 in France; Thursday, May 05, 1988 in Germany; November, 1999 in Italy and on Thursday, April 12, 1990 in Australia.

Who is at the casting of "Prince of Darkness":

At the casting of Prince of Darkness we find Donald Pleasence, previously seen in Phenomena (1985) and A Breed Apart (1984); Jameson Parker (White Dog (1982), A Small Circle of Friends (1980)); Victor Wong (The Golden Child (1986), Shanghai Surprise (1986)) [ more... ]

  • Victor Wong and Dennis Dun also worked together in Big Trouble in Little China, released in 1986.
  • Dennis Dun and Victor Wong also worked together in The Last Emperor, released in 1987.
  • Alice Cooper and Donald Pleasence also appeared in Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, released in 1978.

What is the Storyline of "Prince of Darkness":

Launched in 1977, the Voyager 2 space probe carried a gold phonographic disk with a message of peace, inviting visitors to visit planet Earth. The Voyager 2 probe is intercepted by an alien ship. Responding to the invitation, they send a small scout vessel to establish first contact with Earth. But instead of greeting the craft, the government shoots the alien down. Crashing in Chequamegon Bay, Wisconsin, the alien, looking like a blue ball of energy, finds the home of recently widowed Jenny [...]

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