A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
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 steals the corpses with help of his terrible dwarfs. 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>
Sam Raimi was listed as the deceased name on the bag for the cremated. See more »
When the 'Cuda wrecks Reggie is holding the double shotguns. When Mike cuts Reggie down he also grabs the two duffel bags which are the only things they carry away from the wreckage. Later in the movie the shotguns come back. See more »
Mike tells me that it might take us years to find The Tall Man, and if we do, we'll probably die. Well, maybe. But not without a fight.
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With the exception of the title Phantasm II, there are no opening credits. See more »
Well, if you ask me, this is the second best in the series, next to PHANTASM OBLIVION. It holds a more "dramatic" sense of death and reality than the 3rd or 1st PHANTASM. And it also holds the birth of the infamous "quadro-barreled shotgun" that has been one of Reggie Bannisters trademarks. All in all, a good plot, good action, great effects, and a new look at the series.
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