In the church attic, Irene and Bob discover that Wally was planning to attack the post office with a trunk full of weapons. When the Sheriff decides to take Brayker and The Collector to the police station since both cars were stolen, The Collector kills him with a powerful punch. The artifact that Brayker holds is the last key needed to reclaim power; and to protect it, God had a thief named Sirach fill it with the blood of. And now the final battle for the universe begins. When it finally made its way onto desks at 's , it was optioned to be the second in a trilogy of theatrical spin-offs.
The vehicles crash and Brayker flees. Driven outside by the key-like artifact Brayker possesses, The Collector draws his own blood on the sand and produces a team of demonic creatures. The Key from Demon Knight was supposed to appear in every part of the trilogy; it later appeared in 1996. A cook named Roach arrives and informs the group about a theft attempt on his employer's car, unaware it was Brayker, and a suspicious Irene calls the sheriff. . Brayker retrieves the key in the battle and Irene and Bob sacrifice themselves to stop the remaining minions. And now the final battle for the universe begins.
Demon Knight was intended to be the second film in the trilogy, but Universal thought it should go first because it was the most Tales-like feature out of the three proposed. If The Collector gets the last key, the universe will fall into Chaos, and he has been tracking Brayker all the way to a small inn in a nowhere town. Danny disappears and Jeryline rallies everyone to look for him, during which Roach sneaks the key out of Brayker's satchel. Meanwhile, Sheriff Tupper and Deputy Bob Martel finds a man called The Collector near the accident that tells that Brayker is a thief that has stolen a key-like relic from him. Once Lambert went on to direct , which was a theatrical bomb, she could not get people to invest in the film.
Brayker received the key from his commanding officer during. The script later went to 's , but budgetary constraints held up the production in limbo. Jeryline confronts The Collector and spits blood from the key in his face, causing him to revert to his actual demon form before being destroyed. Then he asks for a place to stay and Willy indicates a nearby bed and breakfast in an abandoned church. It was first intended to be made into a film by director , who planned to shoot it as a followup to 1988. In the attic, The Collector brainwashes Danny, who mortally wounds Brayker before Jeryline kills him. Cordelia kills Wally and cripples Irene before Brayker kills her.
Tales from the Crypt: The Official Archives. Demon Knight is a feature-length film presented by the series , and features scenes with the voiced by , as in the series at the film's beginning and ending. Brayker goes with Willy to the inn where he checks in with the owner Irene. If The Collector gets the last key, the universe will fall into Chaos, and he has been tracking Brayker all the way to a small inn in a nowhere town. The other townsfolk, under demonic possession, drive them back into the church.
While battling Willy, Roach makes a deal with The Collector to trade his life for the key, but The Collector betrays and kills him soon after Roach walks away. The Collector is unable to get in the place and uses his power to tempt each person inside the inn. At this point, two versions of the script were created to solve budgetary problems: one with demons and one without. Sheriff Tupper and his deputy Bob encounter The Collector at the crash site, who convinces them that Brayker is a dangerous thief. In the latter, the Collector was a Bible salesman who was using a legion of fellow salesman clad in black suits and sunglasses later revealed to be demons as his minions. When discovered, God created light, which scattered the demons and the keys across the universe. A planned third film was given the title Body Count, but neither sequel was ever made.
Who will win the battle between good and evil? The Collector soon possesses Uncle Willy, who attacks the others. A man called Frank Brayker is driving a car through a desert road chased by another car. The residents demand an explanation, and Brayker reluctantly tells them the history of the key artifact. They crash and Brayker flees from the spot. Dressed identically to his predecessor and carrying the same suitcase, Jeryline realizes that he is the next Collector.
However Brayker uses blood from the relic to protect the inn. Following , demons used seven keys to focus the power of the cosmos into their hands. The film was followed by ; although it is not a direct , the key artifact from this film makes an appearance. Next, the script wound up in the hands of screenwriter Mark Carducci, who sat on it for several years before it was given to director. He is introduced to the guests: the whore Cordelia; the postal clerk Wally Enfield and the maid Jeryline. The guardians of the key, immortal while holding it, have since passed it on, refilling it with their own blood when they die.
The group attempts to escape through old mine tunnels under the building, where Jeryline finds Danny hiding. Unable to get in, The Collector uses psychic powers to seduce and possess Cordelia. At dawn, Jeryline refills the key with Brayker's blood and boards a bus with her cat, sealing the door behind them. Down the road, the bus stops to pick up a stranger Mark David Kennerly , who declines to get on stating that he'll catch the next one. However Brayker uses the relic to expel The Collector to outside and he uses his blood on the soil to create demons. Local drunk Uncle Willy takes him to a decommissioned church converted into a , where he rents a room and observes the residents: owner Irene , prostitute Cordelia , postal clerk Wally , and a convict on named Jeryline.
After exchanging a glance in passing, the new Collector begins following on foot, whistling the theme song to the Tales from the Crypt television series. Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight 1995 Brayker is a man who carries the last of seven keys, special containers which held the blood of Christ and were scattered across the universe to prevent the forces of evil from taking over. Tupper also gets word from his base that both cars were stolen and he arrests Brayker as well as The Collector. Brayker uses blood from the artifact to protect the building and tells the group they must wait out the night. He unsuccessfully tries to heist a car and stumbles upon the alcoholic Uncle Willy.