Several days in the life of Kenny, a typical 12-year-old, and his friends. Kenny goes through all the activities that most of us went through as kids as he and his friends prepare for ... See full summary »
A bunch of city slickers from different backgrounds go into the wild mountains to be one with nature, but basically to have a good time. However, a paramilitary group has chosen the same ... See full summary »
Robot teachers have been secretly placed in the schools where the students have run riot. The teachers do a god job of controlling the unruly youngsters, until they go too far and some ... See full summary »
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
An alternate ending was filmed but not used: Reggie and Tim travel up to the wild regions of Alaska. Reggie digs a small hole in the ice and Tim places a little case (containing The Tall Man's gold sphere) inside. Subsequently, Reggie puts a metal plaque over the hole and seals it up. The plaque reads "Here Lies The Tall Man - R.I.P.". Reggie then says "Now, all we have to worry about is global warming" and they walk off. See more »
When the spheres fly through the air you can see a "dot" following which is the camera See more »
Most Creative, and Inventive of the Series, a must see for Phantasm fans
Most people note the humor in this picture as a downfall to the series... or the zombies which were never before seen. but what people don't know is that all the writing and strangeness has already been pre-thought out by series creator Don Coscarelli. If you want you could call this a fault on the series, but in my opinion as long as the original creator is coming up with the ideas it's alright, because he's the inventor of the franchise, he can do what ever he wants... he can't ruin the mythology of the Tall Man he can only expand it.
the good things about this film are the magnificent return of the original Mike Pearson (A. Michael Baldwin). Plus Bill Thornbury Mikes brother Jody. All the action, Set Decoration, SETS IN GENERAL... THE CHARACTERS... THE STORY, and the surprises. i don't want to go into too much detail on the plot because i don't want to spoil it for you... but the reasons most people give this movie flak are stupid. when you watch this film compared to the others you will see a big difference, this movies is in a little way the epic phantasm movie... seeing the building of the 'warriors' with Reggie and his crew... and the final battle... they could have ended the series with this one, but Coscarelli has bigger finale plans for his phantasm fans and we just might see that sooner then you think.
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