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Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994)

Mike and Reggie continue to hunt the mysterious Tall Man.

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Bill Thornbury ...
Gloria Lynne Henry ...
Kevin Connors ...
Tim
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Edna
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Henry (as John Chandler)
Brooks Gardner ...
Rufus
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Demon Nurse
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Tanesha (as Sarah Davis)
Duane Tucker ...
Motel Owner
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Tim's Mother
Wendy Way ...
Woman at Orphanage
Robert Beecher ...
Gas Station Attendant
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Storyline

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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Terrifying. Relentless. Unstoppable. See more »


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Rated R for violence and gore, and for language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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8 December 1994 (Argentina)  »

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Phantasm: Lord of the Dead  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Reggie Bannister was the only cast member to be present on set every single day of principal photography, either acting or helping behind the camera. 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

Reggie: Get out of here. It's all over.
The Tall Man: It's never over.
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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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Featured in Phantasm IV: Oblivion (1998) See more »

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I Shouldn't Have To Defend This
29 September 1998 | by (Manchester, England) – See all my reviews

Would people give this film a break? It is an exercise in fear, that has been realized quite fantastically (no pun intended). The humour is all laugh out loud stuff, and the effects seem to induce more wincing than any gore fest I can name (shame I've only seen the cut version). The locations are breath taking, the characters somehow more life like than they should be. It's no masterpiece sure, but it's a really good film. And heck Angus Scrimm beats Robert Englund or Kane Hodder any day.


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