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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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When good puppets go bad See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and sensuality | See all certifications »

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Details

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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Principal photography was completed in 18 days. See more »

Goofs

When the Prostitute leaves General Mueller's room, she doesn't close the door all the way, but we can hear the door closing. See more »

Crazy Credits

The credits begin with the puppet 'Six-Shooter' holstering his guns, laughing, and then text saying "COMING SOON - PUPPET MASTER 4: WHEN BAD PUPPETS TURN GOODS." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus (1993) See more »

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A very pleasant surprise
2 September 2009 | by ctomvelu1See all my reviews

The most imaginative and best-acted title in the long-running PUPPETMASTER series, Part 3 is actually a prequel that details how Andrte Toulon came to create his puppets during the dark days of World War II. The Nazis wants to use Toulon's secrets to create an army of the undead, and that's when the fun begins. Toulon sics his killer puppets on the Nazis, to spectacularly bloody effect. The puppets are the good guys in this one. What also makes a huge difference here is the introduction of Guy "Mr. Sardonicus" Rolfe as Toulon, a role he would essay in two more sequels. Rolfe is a great Toulon, a charismatic and even sympathetic character who loves his deadly puppets as only a papa creator could. Rolfe lent an air of integrity and distinction to the series. Part 3 is a great little B-horror addition to the series that was shot on the Universal back lot instead of Europe to surprisingly solid effect. A must-see.


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