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

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6 May 1994 (USA)  »

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Phantasm: Lord of the Dead  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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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 »

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When the spheres fly through the air you can see a "dot" following which is the camera See more »

Quotes

Rocky: It's been nice knowing you boys, but this kickin' zombie ass just ain't my gig.
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Crazy Credits

The final words in the credits read: Unauthorized duplication, distribution, or exhibition may result in civil liability, criminal prosecutions, and THE WRATH OF THE TALL MAN. 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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