A young scientist and his friends, upon being attacked by demons, are protected by a gang of animated puppets.

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A young scientist working on an artificial intelligence project is the target of strange gremlin-like creatures, who are out to kill him and thus terminate his research. By coincidence, in one of the rooms he uses, there's a mysterious case containing the puppets of the "puppet master". When the puppets are brought to life, they help destroy the creatures. Written by Rob Hartill

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When Bad Puppets, turn Good

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Rated R for language and horror violence | See all certifications »

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22 September 1995 (Japan)  »

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Puppet Master 4: The Demon  »

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Trivia

The film's trailer features alternate lines of dialogue and a slightly different voice for Sutekh that remained unused in the final cut. See more »

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The baseball cards on Rick's wall change to different baseball players between shots. See more »

Quotes

Toulon: I am with you, Puppet Master!
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Crazy Credits

On only the VHS version, in between the end of the film and the end credits appears the trailer for part 5. See more »

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Followed by Puppet Master: Axis of Evil (2010) See more »

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Death of Innocence
Written by Norman Cabrera and Wayne Toth
Produced by John Bogosian
Performed by 13 Ghosts
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Decent flick; horrendous plot.
1 August 2001 | by (The Mitten State, USA) – See all my reviews

The notorious Bodega Bay Inn is now inhabited by a whiz-kid science major named Rick Myers who is working for an elite team of scientists in hopes of finding out the secret of artificial intelligence. Meanwhile, in Hell, at the EXACT SAME MOMENT, a legion of evil rubbery demons send a horde of minions to the surface to kill anyone who has anything to do with Andre Toulon's elixir of animation. It certainly would be bad luck if Rick just happened to stumble upon a vial of the damning potion, now wouldn't it? Even though the plot of this particular chapter in the Puppet Master series is razor-thin and the acting stays consistently mundane throughout, it has a certain flair that most of the other entries don't. The puppets are much more likeable this time around, and their movements, although not as detailed or complex, are a lot more amusing and believable.


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