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Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge (1991)

A puppeteer's ability to bring inanimate objects to life attracts the attention of the Nazis during World War II.

Director:

David DeCoteau

Writers:

Charles Band (original idea), C. Courtney Joyner
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Guy Rolfe ... Andre Toulon
Richard Lynch ... Major Kraus
Ian Abercrombie ... Dr. Hess
Kristopher Logan Kristopher Logan ... Lt. Eric Stein
Aron Eisenberg ... Peter Hertz
Walter Gotell ... General Mueller
Sarah Douglas ... Elsa Toulon
Matthew Faison Matthew Faison ... Hertz
Michelle Bauer ... Lili
Jasmine Totschek Jasmine Totschek ... Prostitute
Eduard Will Eduard Will ... Soldier on Stage
John Regis John Regis ... Morgue Attendant
Neal Parrow Neal Parrow ... Young Driver
Kenneth Cortland Kenneth Cortland ... Pharmacy Soldier
Lenny Rose Lenny Rose ... Airport Agent
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Storyline

Set in Berlin during WWII, the Nazi regime is attempting to develop a drug that will animate the dead, in order to use in the war effort. Toulon arouses suspicion as a Nazi dissident, and his secret is discovered. During a Nazi raid on his home, Toulon's beautiful wife is murdered. Toulon vows revenge, with the help of his animated puppets. This movie gives a new perspective on Toulon and his "friends". Written by Craig West <cwest@teleport.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and sensuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1992 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Puppet Master 3: Toulon's Revenge See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$800,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

After Ralph Bates passed away, director David DeCoteau wanted Christopher Neame, a friend of Ralph Bates, for the role of Major Kraus but Charles Band insisted on Richard Lynch. Had Neame been cast, he would have donated his entire paycheck from the film to Bates's family. See more »

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When Major Kraus and Dr. Hess examine Six-Shooter's blown off arm and gun, you can tell his gun is simply molded plastic and not actually capable of firing bullets. See more »

Crazy Credits

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The plot is a bit much for a PUPPET MASTER movie...
31 July 2001 | by CowmanSee all my reviews

During the pre-war era of Berlin in 1941, the Nazi regime is working at creating a drug which will reanimate the dead. Their intent is to use the serum on fallen soldiers in order to render their army invincible. After many failed attempts, Dr. Hess soon learns that the local puppet master Andre Toulon holds the ancient secret of giving life to inanimate objects. Toulon and his legion of puppets must now defend themselves and flee from the pursuing Nazis as they try to capture him and use his powers for evil. This is an exciting and adequately-scripted entry in the still-continuing Puppet Master series, even though the story suffers from a gaping, inexcusable plot hole: the original movie has Toulon committing suicide in 1939, two years before the events in this film. All imperfections aside, however, this still is a decent little flick.


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