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28 October 2006 (USA) See more »
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Although better than Pumpkinhead 2: Bloodwings, Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes fails to fully deliver a satisfying and fresh adaptation of the story. See more (38 total) »


  (in credits order)

Doug Bradley ... Doc Fraser

Lance Henriksen ... Ed Harley

Lisa McAllister ... Dahlia Wallace
Tess Panzer ... Molly Sue Allen
Emanuel Parvu ... Oliver Allen
Ioana Ginghina ... Ellie Johnson

Douglas Roberts ... Bunt Wallace (as Doug Roberts)

Radu Iacoban ... Richie
Catalin Paraschiv ... Ronnie Johnson
Dan Astileanu ... Sheriff Bullock (as Dan Astilean)

Dicu Aurel ... Tiny Wallace (as Aurel Dicu)
Iulian Glita ... Junior Wallace
Lynne Verrall ... Haggis

Emil Hostina ... Lenny
Philip Bowen ... Reverend McGee

Vasilescu Valentin ... Deputy Ben (as Vali Vasilescu)

Bart Sidles ... Fred (as Barton Sidles)
Mircea Stoian ... Agent Bensen

Radu Banzaru ... Agent Black
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Liviu Gherghe ... Stan (uncredited)
Bob Gunter ... Pumpkinhead (uncredited)

Directed by
Jake West 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Barbara Werner  screenplay
John Werner  uncredited
Jake West  screenplay

Produced by
Brad Krevoy .... producer
Donald Kushner .... producer
Reuben Liber .... executive producer
Bogdan Moncea .... line producer
Karri O'Reilly .... executive producer
Vlad Paunescu .... co-producer
Michal Ravid-Ganot .... associate producer (as Michal Ravid Ganot)
Pierre Spengler .... producer
Richard Turner .... associate producer
Original Music by
Rob Lord 
Cinematography by
Erik Wilson  (as Erik Alexander Wilson)
Film Editing by
Justin Rogers 
Casting by
Floriela Grapini 
Carolyn McLeod 
Production Design by
Christian Niculescu  (as Cristian Niculescu)
Art Direction by
Adrian Curelea 
Set Decoration by
Dan Toader 
Costume Design by
Ioana Albaiu 
Makeup Department
Ioana Angelescu .... key makeup artist
Catalin Ciutu .... key hair stylist
Glenn Hetrick .... special effects makeup artist
Miruna Panaitescu .... makeup artist
Cristina Temelie .... hair stylist
Brian A. Jones .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Cristian Bostanescu .... executive in charge of production
Eugen Dinca .... unit production manager
Gisela Evert .... post-production supervisor
Katie Shahrokh .... post-production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ileana Anghel .... third assistant director
Oana Ene .... second assistant director
Laura Grosu .... third assistant director
Mircea Hategan .... first assistant director
Christopher Landry .... second unit director
Art Department
Razvan Bordos .... art department buyer
Crina Cartos .... construction coordinator (as Crina Cartas)
Alex Constantinescu .... carpenter
Alexandru Dinca .... property assistant
George Dinu .... carpenter
Florin Gavrila .... scenic painter
Viorel Ghenea .... property master
Gerald Gheorghita .... swing
Andreea Gherghel .... assistant set decorator
Mihai Mircea .... leadman
Rikin Parekh .... storyboard artist
Gheorghe Rizea .... carpenter
Maria Romano .... art department coordinator
Geaniloni Sandru .... scenic painter
Christian Simion .... construction foreman (as Cristi Simion)
Monica Timofte .... assistant art director
Florin Voicu .... storyboard artist
Sound Department
Stuart Bagshaw .... foley recordist
Owen Bleasdale .... foley editor
Terry Brown .... sound effects editor
Marius Emil Stanescu .... boom operator
David Gerard .... dubbing assistant
Tirso Guinon .... foley editor
Dan Johnson .... sound re-recording mixer
Gareth Llewellyn .... adr recordist
Ben Meechan .... supervising sound editor
Zak Melemendjian .... dialogue editor (as Peter Melemendjian)
Zak Melemendjian .... supervising dialogue editor (as Peter Melemendjian)
Radu Nicolae .... sound mixer
Barnaby Smyth .... foley artist
Michele Woods .... dialogue editor
Special Effects by
Blake Bolger .... special effects makeup
Kevin Carter .... special effects contact lenses
Daniel Parvulescu .... special effects supervisor
Ionel Popa .... special effects makeup
Mike J. Regan .... creature effects
Gary J. Tunnicliffe .... special effects makeup designer
Gilbert A. Mosko .... foam lab (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Scott Spencer .... modeler - Gentle Giant Studios
Roxana Andronescu .... stunt performer
Florin Barcun .... stunt double
Florin Barcun .... stunt rigger
Aurel Boata .... stunts
Mihai Danciu .... stunts
Doru Dumitrescu .... stunts
Paul Fister .... stunts
Mihai Iliescu .... stunts
Mihai Ionita .... stunt double
Mihai Ionita .... stunt rigger
Mihaela Elena Oros .... stunts (as Mihaela Oros)
Daniel Pasleaga .... stunt driver
Adrian Pavlovschi .... stunt double
Daniel Pisica .... stunts
Nicolae Stoica .... stunts
Maria-Antoaneta Tudor .... stunt performer (as Maria Ilie)
Fanel Ursu .... stunt rigger
Vasilescu Valentin .... stunt coordinator (as Valentin Vasilescu)
Camera and Electrical Department
Nicolae Chiosea .... generator operator
Pascu Cioc .... electrician
Marian Costea .... electrician
Bogdan Cozma .... video assist operator
Daniel Dobrica .... electrician
Cristi Epure .... key grip
Adrian Guianu .... grip
Dan Lita .... gaffer
Laurentiu Marcu .... focus puller (as Marcu Laurentiu)
Gabriel Marin .... best boy grip
Daniel Laurentiu Moraru .... grip
Ionut Perianu .... assistant camera (as Ion Perianu)
Victor Petre .... assistant camera
Viorel Radu .... electrician
Gociu Sorin .... still photographer (as Sorin Gociu)
Bogdan Varzaru .... best boy electric
Ancuta Iordachescu .... camera operator: "b" camera (uncredited)
Casting Department
Crina Pundichi .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ana Maria Cucu .... wardrobe supervisor
Nuti Dodita .... dresser
Carmen Ilie .... dresser
Editorial Department
Andrew Dearnley .... digital intermediate technician
Victor Dumitrovici .... post-production coordinator
Justin Eely .... on-line editor
Matt James .... digital intermediate technician
Connan McStay .... on-line editor
Gareth Parry .... DI online editor
Roberta Raduca .... telecine colorist
Andy Richards .... senior digital intermediate technician
Tim Waller .... senior colorist
Kristian Whitlock .... digital intermediate on-line assistant editor (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Marin Matei .... driver
Tudor Mircea .... transportation coordinator (as Mircea Tudor)
Dragos Paraschivopulos .... driver
Other crew
Alan Abrams .... production legal: Costa, Abrams & Coate, LLP
Alina Apostu .... script supervisor
Razvan Badea .... production assistant
Georgiana Bardea .... craft service
Blake Bolger .... puppeteer
Monica Botea .... craft service
Dana Calarasu .... production assistant
Mike Callaghan .... assistant: Brad Krevoy
Vlad Coada .... stand-in
Liviu Gherghe .... assistant location manager
Viki Gospodaru .... assistant accountant
Aashish Gudka .... financial consultant: Malde & Co.
Kent Hamilton .... insurance broker: Truman Van Dyke
Cristina Ivan .... production assistant
Dixie Jones .... production accountant
Ahmed Kamila .... caterer
Christopher Landry .... assistant: Jake West
Ash Malde .... production accountant
Sirish Malde .... financial consultant: Malde & Co.
Alexandra Margarit .... caterer
Allison Mella Strina .... business and legal affairs (as Allison J. Mella)
Dorin Mercea .... customs liaison
Lavinia Mercea .... production accountant
Sonia Minhas .... banking services: Barclays Bank plc
Richard Moore .... insurance broker: Media Insurance Brokers
Irina Petrescu .... production secretary
Ruxandra Popescu .... production accountant
Jagdeep Rai .... banking services: Barclays Bank plc
Steve Ransohoff .... completion guarantor: Film Finances, Inc.
Vaden Shah .... financial consultant: Malde & Co. (as Vadan Shah)
Vinod Shah .... auditor: Peer Roberts
Ovidiu Stoia .... location manager
Ovidiu Stoia .... location unit manager
Philip J. Strina .... production legal: Costa, Abrams & Coate, LLP
Oana Topliceanu .... production coordinator
Daniel Jonathan Weisinger .... assistant: Donald Kushner (as Daniel Weisinger)
Darren Woolfson .... technical director
Mo Claridge .... dedicatee
Roger Corman .... additional thanks
Michael Donald .... additional thanks
Gary Gerani .... special thanks
John Goodwill .... special thanks
Bruno Hoefler .... additional thanks
Paul Iannicelli .... additional thanks
David C. Larsen .... additional thanks
Tim Levy .... additional thanks
Frank Moreno .... additional thanks
John Werner .... additional thanks

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Also Known As:
Rated R for violence/gore and some drug content
USA:91 min | Argentina:91 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

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Ellie Johnson:[to Pumpkinhead] You's the devil, ain't ya? Take me home!See more »
Movie Connections:
Edited from Pumpkinhead (1988)See more »


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13 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Although better than Pumpkinhead 2: Bloodwings, Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes fails to fully deliver a satisfying and fresh adaptation of the story., 29 October 2006
Author: Havraha from Collierville, Tennessee

As a fan of the original movie, I've always been attracted to the story and effects associated with Pumpkinhead. However, this movie fails to fulfill every craving a Pumpkinhead fan might have.

The most notable flaw of the movie is its acting. As the original movie depicted a folk-world lost from civilization, this movie's depiction of the southern environment that the story resides in could be considered parody by comparison. The southern accents are so labored and over exaggerated that you may not stand to watch the movie past its opening scenes. Not to mention that certain key actor's presentations are so dull and boring that you may wonder exactly how they got their roles in the first place. The lines are delivered as flat memorization ... no ... rather like they're being read from cue cards instead.

The shining gem of this movie is Lance Hendrikson's small role. His sheer presence on the screen not only mesmerizes but may make you forget you're actually watching a low-grade Sci-Fi Films movie, if only for a split second. It's a shame Hendrikson does not play a larger part in the film than he does, for if the story revolved around him, the presence of so many acting follies could have been forgiven.

The story does take quite a few surprising turns and introduces more than you might have expected, but in the end you may look back and wonder exactly what the logic was behind certain scenes. Although not uncommon, the director should have known his movie was going to be put under the scrutiny of fans, and its utter stupidity in some cases is ultimately its downfall.

And although the writers do show that they're definitely fans of the original movie, they seem to ignore the artistic genius behind Pumpkinhead's presence, portraying him as a quick, ruthless, and indiscriminate killer of anything he comes across, which is in stark contrast to the slow, lumbering, and horrifying sense of dread the original movie gave to the character.

All in all, the movie is still better than the original sequel 10 fold, but will nonetheless disappoint most fans of a groundbreaking cult film.

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