Two detective brothers, Sean and David Carter, are in the hands of a serial killer known as The Preceptor who kills his victims without mercy. Another detective, Christine, is brought to help the two in the investigation. The latter suspects that terror comes from another world, as they will meet the evil and sadistic Pinhead. They are drawn into a terrible maze populated by the demons of the hell. Sean is afraid that the Judgment that awaits the killer’s victims will soon wait for them too.