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Don Coscarelli


In much the same way that director George A. Romero creative output has been primarily centered around the highly successful "Dead" series of zombie films, then fellow fantasy director Don Coscarelli has for over two decades seen his universe swirling around the lesser successful, but equally cult, and much loved "Phantasm" series of horror movies. ... See full bio »

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9 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Bubba Ho-Tep
Bubba Ho-Tep Writer
(2002)
John Dies at the End
(2012)
Phantasm
Phantasm Writer
(1979)
Phantasm IV: Oblivion
(1998)

Filmography

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 2016 Phantasm: Ravager (written by)
 2012 John Dies at the End (written for the screen by)
 2005 Masters of Horror (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Incident on and Off a Mountain Road (2005) ... (teleplay)
 2002 Bubba Ho-Tep (screenplay)
 1998 Phantasm IV: Oblivion (characters) / (written by)
 1996 Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus (TV Movie) (characters)
 1994 Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (written by)
 1988 Survival Quest (written by)
 1988 Phantasm II (written by)
 1982 The Beastmaster (written by)
 1979 Phantasm (written by)
 1976 Kenny & Company (written by)
 1976 Jim, the World's Greatest (written by)
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Show Show Producer (8 credits)
Show Show Editor (5 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (18 credits)

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Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

At the beginning there was no master plan. The original Phantasm was intended to be a stand-alone film. However, after seeing how Phantasm II worked (starting the sequel the moment after the original ended), and the power of the fan response to the sequel and their speculations, the pattern of the storyline evolved easily. See more »

Trivia:

In 2005, New Line Cinema entered into serious talks with Coscarelli to remake the Phantasm series as a new trilogy and offered him the chance to be the executive producer of the project. Coscarelli and Stephen Romano wrote a script which was a hybrid sequel/remake, having Mike, Reggie and the Tall Man pass the torch onto a new generation of characters. However, New Line didn't like the sequel ... See more »

Trademark:

His Phantasm movies See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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