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Puppetmaster (1989)

R | | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi | Video 1990
Psychics find themselves plotted against by a former colleague, who committed suicide after discovering animated, murderous puppets.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Irene Miracle ...
Jimmie F. Skaggs ...
Robin Frates ...
Matt Roe ...
Frank Forrester
Kathryn O'Reilly ...
Carissa Stamford
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Theresa (as Merrya Small)
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Woman at Carnival
David Boyd ...
Man at Carnival
Peter Frankland ...
Assassin #1
Andrew Kimbrough ...
Assassin #2
Ed Cook ...
Pinhead (voice)
Linda Cook ...
Leech Woman (voice)
Tim Dornberg ...
Tunneler (voice)
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Storyline

Neil Gallagher found the secret to Toulon's puppets who come to life and then killed himself. Alex and his psychic friends come to investigate and are stalked by Toulon's puppets who have a variety of strange traits including a drill for a head and the ability to spit up leeches. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Rated R for strong graphic horror/fantasy violence, a strong sex scene with nudity and strong language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Leech Woman's mouth is made of foam latex which makes the mouth appear to be more flexible whenever Leech Woman "coughs" up a leech. Only three quarters of the leech mechanism comes out of the puppet, and then a simple camera cut creates the illusion that an entire leech came out of Leech Woman's mouth. See more »

Goofs

When Frank and Carissa are having sex and Carissa notices the door is open, her hair moves from hanging over her shoulder to behind her shoulder. See more »

Quotes

Neil Gallagher: I'm the master, and you're the puppet!
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La Chorrito
by Pechula Chuppa
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I love those puppets!
24 October 2002 | by (Bodega Bay) – See all my reviews

Wow. This movie has fascinating stop-motion effects that put major studios to shame. The little guys have such personality in their movements.

A thoroughly recommended watch.


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