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Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Horror  |  28 October 2006 (USA)
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Doc Fraser
Dahlia Wallace
Tess Panzer ...
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Emanuel Parvu ...
Oliver Allen
Ioana Ginghina ...
Ellie Johnson
Bunt Wallace (as Doug Roberts)
Catalin Paraschiv ...
Ronnie Johnson
Dan Astileanu ...
Sheriff Bullock (as Dan Astilean)
Tiny Wallace (as Aurel Dicu)
Iulian Glita ...
Junior Wallace
Lynne Verrall ...
Philip Bowen ...
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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Third installment that runs flat and has either poor or dubbed actors.
7 October 2008 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

A few years ago when the sci-fi channel still aired in South Africa (it no longer does because of some of the Japanese anime) I watched the first pumpkin head movie and basically thought it wasn't anything major but it was a fun old movie, but I never saw blood wings although I never knew it had a second film I thought ashes to ashes was the second film, until one of my friends told the second movie called blood wings.

Anyway I eventually saw ashes to ashes, but have yet to see blood wings, my first thought of the early part of this film was that it had potential but after a while, the more it carried on the more it fell flat in terms of new ideas, and then as other characters are introduced you notice the actors that play them are not very good, and most of them don't even speak with their natural voices, one of these actors I recognize from the Steven Seagal movie Attack Force, he plays the character Oliver (Emanual Parvu) and does speak English with a french accent, although if you watch Attack Force and this film you'll notice the difference in his voice, because they dubbed it to make him sound like a hillbilly along with other french actors in the film.

I am not gonna go into detail on how poor the creature effects are and trust me films of the same caliber do have better effects, I'll just plainly say they suck compared to the first film who's saving grace was its creature effects.

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