The Pit and the Pendulum (released on DVD in the United States as The Inquisitor) is a 1991 horror film directed by Stuart Gordon and based on the short story by Edgar Allan Poe. The film is an amalgamation of several of Poe's tales, including "The Pit and the Pendulum" and "The Cask of Amontillado". The film also appropriates the anecdote of "The Sword of Damocles", reassigning it to the character of Torquemada. Wikipedia
The Pit and the Pendulum is a member of the following lists: English-language films, 1990 films, 1990s horror films, 1991 films, Films based on works by Edgar Allen Poe, Inquisition in fiction, Films based on works by Edgar Allan Poe, 1991 horror films, Witchcraft in film and Films directed by Stuart Gordon.
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