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Puppet Master 4 (1993)

A young scientist and his friends, upon being attacked by demons, are protected by a gang of animated puppets.

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Jeff Burr

Writers:

Todd Henschell (screenplay), Steven E. Carr (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gordon Currie ... Rick Myers
Chandra West ... Susie
Ash Adams ... Cameron (as Jason Adams)
Teresa Hill ... Lauren
Guy Rolfe ... Toulon
Felton Perry ... Dr. Carl Baker
Stacie Randall ... Dr. Leslie Piper
Michael Shamus Wiles ... Stanley (as Mike Wiles)
Dan Zukovic ... Delivery Man
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Storyline

A young scientist working on an artificial intelligence project is the target of strange gremlin-like creatures, who are out to kill him and thus terminate his research. By coincidence, in one of the rooms he uses, there's a mysterious case containing the puppets of the "puppet master". When the puppets are brought to life, they help destroy the creatures. Written by Rob Hartill

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Taglines:

When Bad Puppets, turn Good

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and horror violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Full Movie on Hulu

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1995 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Puppet Master 4: The Demon See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Full Moon Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Was originally meant to be Puppet Master vs. Demonic Toys before the idea of the Decapitron came along. See more »

Goofs

The baseball cards on Rick's wall change to different baseball players between shots. See more »

Quotes

Toulon: And the timeless secrets of Osiris will once again animate the lifeless!
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Crazy Credits

On only the VHS version, in between the end of the film and the end credits appears the trailer for part 5. See more »

Connections

Follows Dollman (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Death of Innocence
Written by Norman Cabrera and Wayne Toth
Produced by John Bogosian
Performed by 13 Ghosts
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Scrappy plot, but decent
19 June 2014 | by MileskolehmainenSee all my reviews

PUPPET MASTER IV

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I thought this was entertaining enough. Not as good as the third, but fun. And the puppet FX were good once again. Th whole puppet vs. Puppet concept works great on providing action and effects, and the demon-puppets are a good villain. I found there is plenty of clever stop motion here, all done very well. The acting ain't to bad either, but the psychic girl is a tad annoying. There are three issues I had with the film. The first, a small bug, is the buildup, which like in 1 or 2 takes a bit. The second, a much larger issue, is that the plot seems to feel very scrapped together, like a bunch of little pieces of a script. So when it's all patched together it feels a little disjointed. The third, another problem, is the lack of blood. I don't mean gore I mean blood. Other than a severed finger the action is never violent or bloody enough to be horror-y. Even so this film is entertaining and I recommend it to fans of the series ('sept for gore hounds) and the younger horror audience too.


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