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Candyman 3: Day of the Dead (1999)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1999 Wide

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Tony Todd and Baywatch babe Donna D'Errico star in the third volume in the Candyman series, in which a woman who is related to the "Candyman" of the previous stories decides it's time the family did something to clear his name. However, she inadvertently sets another series of gory killings in motion. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

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Al Septien, Turi Meyer

Aug 21, 2001

Artisan Entertainment

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Please. Stop. We're begging.

September 8, 2003
MovieCrypt.com

The fear, frights and genuine suspense of Barkers original makes a welcome return...Horror as it should be, bloodcurdling frightening!

April 22, 2003 Full Review Source: Moviehole
Moviehole

Speaking of "dead" ... let's talk about this series.

July 25, 2002
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Audience Reviews for Candyman 3: Day of the Dead

Third entry in the Candyman franchise is wasted opportunity. As far as I'm concerned, this is the worst in the series. I think it's a shame because the second film in the Candyman trilogy was good, but this one is mediocre. The film has a bad plot, it doesn't do anything great with its ideas and the filmmakers scrap the bottom of the barrel of ideas with this one. The cast are terrible, and the actors starring opposite Tony Todd are awful, and even Tony Todd himself is wasted on a poor third entry. Candyman 3 could have been a good film, but the filmmakers are clear out of ideas, and thus the film is pretty sloppy, and really isn't that great. The second film for example, went deeper into Candyman's back story, which is why I think it's a strong sequel to the first. But with this third entry, the filmmakers don't try to do anything creative with its material, and feels tired and uninspired. The film plays out simply as a gorefest and it mostly relies on its gore factor. There is nothing scary, unlike the first two films in this film, and the film for the most part is boring. I think the idea was good, but the execution was bad. Add to that an awful cast, and you have a recipe for disaster. Candyman 3 could have been a great film, but it never tries to do anything new or inventive. The idea might have been good, but in the end, the execution is pretty poor, thus you have the worst film in the trilogy. This is an unscary third entry that simply doesn't deliver.
October 24, 2011
TheDudeLebowski65
Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski

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Not the biggest lover of the Candyman franchise, thankfully the series ended with this one because as a horror fan I'm compelled to watch these films. The story was silly and predictable, it has some bloody moments though and Tony Todd does have good presence on screen and completely owns the character. I've seen worse but this is still average.
May 23, 2011
WrenchLT
Lee ?

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like big-titty troubled blonde whose boyfriend may or may not be a killer running alot and doing like acting and such in between? this is like totally for you then ok like full on!
December 7, 2009
LoughnerWasLucid

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This movie wasn't scary. The gore and sex was there. There was not a good capturing of the Day of the Dead Mexican festival atmosphere Candyman movies rely on their atmosphere and mythology to survive. Missing were the crowd celebration scenes which would make the Day of the Dead seem more real. I did not achieve any greater an understanding of the festival of the dead. The story writers did not bother to tie the Mexican mythos very tightly to the story elements. They semi-tried with the oracle-like grandmother, but it turned out laughable rather than mysterious.

The Candyman himself was not mysterious or hidden enough, which made him less scary. They gave him plenty of dialogue, with the repeated phrase "Be my victim" -- sloppy dialogue writing.

Gone was most of the the eerie, hypnotic and romantic Philip Glass music score which was Candyman's signature. The filmmakers opted for generic horror movie music, which boots the movie down immediately.

Consistency was one problem of Candyman 3. In the flashbacks, the filmmakers changed the origin of the Candyman from a field in the daytime of part 2 to a nighttime forest hanging scene. The final showdown with the Candyman in the painted tin shack was a letdown compared to the Cabrini bonfire of 1 and the flooding Gothic mansion of 2.

Believability did not exist enough to draw me into the story. What was with that strange Candyman cult - could people be that misguided? The love connection between the leading lady and her love interest was hardly believable. The law enforcers in the movie were utilized unconvincingly only to wrap up the story.

The lead actress was too beautiful and unintelligent to be convincing or sympathetic. I didn't care whether any of the characters in the movie survived.

It was a shame (minor spoiler) Annie fought so hard in Candyman II - only to be disrespected in part 3. This movie seemed more like a bad dream than a true entry in the Candyman franchise. Artisan dropped the ball on this sequel. If they do ever another one, I hope they can return it to its creepy roots.

What did this movie have going for it? Not much. I wouldn't recommend it to the rental crowd. Even die-hard Candyman fans will be let down.
June 13, 2007
YosemiteSamFan

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