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Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994)

 -  Action | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  6 May 1994 (USA)
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Mike and Reggie continue to hunt the mysterious Tall Man.

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Bill Thornbury ...
Gloria Lynne Henry ...
Rocky
Kevin Connors ...
Tim
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Edna
John Davis Chandler ...
Henry (as John Chandler)
Brooks Gardner ...
Rufus
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Demon Nurse
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Tanesha (as Sarah Davis)
Duane Tucker ...
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Tim's Mother
Wendy Way ...
Woman at Orphanage
Robert Beecher ...
Gas Station Attendant
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The Tall Man, that imposing menace from Morningside Mortuary, is back and once again haunting the thoughts of the now-adult Mike and his friend, ex-Ice Cream vendor Reggie. The two continue their hunt for the mysterious figure and in his path of destruction encounter a variety of dangerous situations, friends and enemies. They also must contend with the resurrected dead plus a growing number of the infamous and deadly silver spheres which aid the Tall Man as he sets his sights on indoctrinating Mike and finishing the fight begun so many years ago. Written by Warlock <asstgpa@crimjust.ccjscarolina.edu>

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Phantasm: Lord of the Dead  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Shot in forty-five days. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the scene where the group is sleeping in the desert, Reggie goes to get Mike while Rock lies next to him and Tim lies on the other side of the campfire. But when Reggie comes out with Mike, Tim and Rocky are next to each other. See more »

Quotes

The Tall Man: It's time now, boy.
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Crazy Credits

In versions released in the US, the opening credits read PHANTASM: LORD OF THE DEAD, but the end credits read PHANTASM III. See more »

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7 November 2002 | by (edmond, ok) – See all my reviews

i remember being pumped up about seeing the original cast of mike and jody returning to the phantasm series but being just as dissapointed with this 3rd installment.for one you have too many villains to deal with.it's not just the TALL MAN but these hoodlums which eventually turn into zombies working for the tall man.the TALL MAN doesn't need any more people helping him other than those dwarfs and it just takes away from his character.the spheres are back and just as impressive but this film is just a liitle too campy and does not satisfy your loyal phanatics like myself.the little boy character was a nice addition so he could tag along with reggie and help our hero, but the rocky character should have been left out.it is somewhat humorous watching reggie trying to snag her throughout the flick.good special effects for a low-budget movie and somewhat entertaining but not containing any real suspense and that weirdness factor if you will that the first one had and the second one had as well.definately the weakest in the series but does get you ready for the fourth one {OBLIVION}which is considerably better. by the way from the second to the third film i notice that reggie has been forking out some major cash without having any kind of job, i guess a retired ice cream vendor could have some kind of stash hidden away for retirement.


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