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Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Horror  |  28 October 2006 (USA)
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A small backwoods community has discovered that the local mortician has been cutting corners by dumping the bodies of their loved ones in a nearby swamp as opposed to cremating them as ... See full summary »



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Reverend McGee


A small backwoods community has discovered that the local mortician has been cutting corners by dumping the bodies of their loved ones in a nearby swamp as opposed to cremating them as promised. Infuriated by the horrific desecration endured by the dearly departed, the residents of the town seek out a local witch with the power to resurrect the demon of vengeance. As the demon Pumpkinhead rises to claim the lives of all who took part in the abominable scheme, the eccentric town physician who masterminded an illegal organ donor business makes it his mission to murder any and all who played a part in unleashing the murderous monster. Written by Thanasis Milios

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Dead and buried... but back with a vengeance! See more »



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Rated R for violence/gore and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

28 October 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Pumpkinhead: El llamado de la tumba  »

Box Office


$6,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Ellie Johnson: [to Pumpkinhead] You's the devil, ain't ya? Take me home!
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Followed by Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud (2007) See more »

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Basically a remake of the original
25 October 2007 | by (Williamsburg, VA) – See all my reviews

I watched this last night and it is practically a remake of the original. However, I will give the filmmakers credit for actually retaining several characters from the original (the siblings are all the kids of George "Buck" Flower's Wallace character in the first film). Director Jake West - who made the absolutely inept EVIL ALIENS - handles the filming well. Sadly, he doesn't capture Pumpkinhead's towering stance well though, shooting it mostly in close up. On the downside, the actors seem to have never stepped foot in the South. We're talking Gomer Pyle hysterics here. If you look closely, you can actually see Lance Henriksen cashing his check for this one. And there are a few wonky CGI bits.

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