The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
- Year: 1992
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
- Studio: Propaganda Films, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Candyman Films, TriStar Pictures
- Keyword: based on novel or book, investigation, urban legend, urban, university, evil, candyman, hook for a hand, housing project, urban decay
- Director: Bernard Rose
- Cast: Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Xander Berkeley, Kasi Lemmons, Vanessa Williams, DeJuan Guy