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Phantasm IV: Oblivion (1998)

Mike travels through time and dimensions to find the Tall Man's origins.

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George A. Craig ...
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Taking off immediately where the last one ended, in this episode Mike travels across dimensions and time fleeing from the Tall Man, at the same time he tries to find the origins of his enemy, and what really happened the night that his brother died. Meanwhile, Reggie (accompanied by a beauty he picked up on the road) battles the spheres and the undead in a quest to find Mike before the Tall Man can complete his transformation. Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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From the Creators of the Original Phantasm comes the sequel "Phans" Have Been Screaming for! See more »

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Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for horror violence/gore and some strong language | See all certifications »

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13 October 1998 (USA)  »

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Phantasm IV: Infinity  »

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$650,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

After a very mixed fan reaction and some harsh criticism received in relation to Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994), Don Coscarelli decided that he had already gone too far in the action/comedy direction. Subsequently, he wanted to bring the saga "back to its roots" crafting a low budget sequel more focused in the horror and surrealist aspects of the story, in the vein of Phantasm (1979). At the same time, plenty of unused footage from the original film was located after having being lost for years. The conjunction of both things ultimately became the basis for Phantasm IV: Oblivion (1998). See more »

Goofs

When Michael meets Morningside, as he backs away, he backs into an old lady sitting in a chair. Morningside touches her hand, then walks behind the chair and gestures with his right hand towards Michael, yet when the camera goes back to the old lady, she's still holding his right hand. See more »

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The Tall Man: Ice cream man, it's all in his head.
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THIS MOTION PICTURE IS PROTECTED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND OTHER COUNTRIES. UNAUTHORIZED DUPLICATION, DISTRIBUTION, OR EXHIBITION MAY RESULT IN CIVIL LIABILITY, CRIMINAL PROSECUTION, AND THE WRATH OF THE TALL MAN. See more »

Connections

Follows Phantasm II (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Have You Seen It?
Lyrics by Reggie Bannister
Performed by Reggie Bannister (as Reggie B) & the Jizz Wailin' Ya' Doggies
From the CD album "Fools Paradise"
Courtesy of Plan 10 Recordings
Executive Producer Terry J. Svejda
Produced by Doug Agee
Alpha Sound Services Geneva, Il.
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The Second Best in the series!
13 February 1999 | by (Colorado Springs, Colorado) – See all my reviews

I cannot believe all of the bad reviews that this movie is getting! It is clearly the best sequel in the whole series! It may have had a bizzare ending, but it left you to come up with your own answer. Like one great philospher said, "When the end is upon us, that is where the beginning may arrive." I have my own answer, but I could go on for hours about what I thought the ending meant. Great movie, great sequel, long live the tall man!


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