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Phantasm II (1988)

 -  Action | Fantasy | Horror  -  8 July 1988 (USA)
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Mike, now released from a psychiatric hospital, continues his journey to stop the evil Tall Man from his grim work.

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Mike is released from psychiatry, when he agrees with the doctors that the terrible happenings in his past were just in his imagination. But once he's free, he contacts Redge and they team up to hunt down and eliminate the "Tall Man", who plunders the graveyards and abducts the sleeping with help of his terrible gnomes. A beautiful strange girl starts to appear in Mike's dreams. He assumes she's in danger and needs their help - will they find her before the Tall Man can do her any harm? Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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8 July 1988 (USA)  »

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Fantasma II  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$7,282,851 (USA)
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Goofs

When the priest looks at the door while hearing a banging noise the door chain lock is in the locked position. When he later approaches the door the chain is hanging loose which he then places in the locked position. See more »

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[the Tall Man is planning to inject Liz with embalming fluid, which Reggie has spiked with acid]
Mike: Hey!
[the Tall Man glances up]
Mike: Suck on this!
[Mike releases a captured silver sphere, which flies directly to the Tall Man's head and inserts a drill into the front of his skull. A yellowish fluid flies from the back of the sphere, but after it stops, the Tall Man rips the sphere from his head & crushes it like a beer can]
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Final credit (copyright notice): "...violators will face severe civil and criminal penalties and the wrath of the Tall Man." See more »

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A gem of a Horror film
16 May 2009 | by (Outer Mongolia) – See all my reviews

Now this is what late night horror movie watching is all about! I have not seen Phantasm 1, so i did not know much background going in, so i was kind of thrown off a little. But bottom line is this movie is weird! Yes it is low budget so yea this is a b horror movie which just makes the gory scenes so much fun with all the blood. The clothing and hair styles from the late 1980s are on full display here. Oh, did i mention there are hooded dwarfs running around for much of this movie?? Lol, its really hilarious - but after awile it ends up being creepy. And overall while the acting can be bad at times, the script is good but really weird and confusing. Whoever this guy is and his orbs and his henchman and how if he has these powers then why doesn't he just take over the world is never fully explained. The ending is cool, good horror movie to watch at night, makes me want to watch the others in the series


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