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Curse of the Puppet Master (1998)

A scientist attempts to master the art of transferring people's souls into puppets.

Director:

David DeCoteau (as Victoria Sloan)

Writer:

Neal Marshall Stevens (as Benjamin Carr)
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Cast

Cast overview:
George Peck George Peck ... Dr. Magrew / Puppet Master
Emily Harrison ... Jane Magrew
Josh Green Josh Green ... Robert 'Tank' Winsley
Michael Guerin Michael Guerin ... Joey Carp
Michael Sollenberger Michael Sollenberger ... Station Owner
Marc Newburger Marc Newburger ... Art Cooney
Scott Boyer Scott Boyer ... Larry
Jason Dean Booher Jason Dean Booher ... Pogo
Robert Donavan ... Sherrif Garvey
Jason-Shane Scott ... Deputy Wayburn
William Knight ... Medical Examiner
Patrick Thomas ... Shipping Agent (as Pat Thomas)
Ariauna Albright Ariauna Albright ... Operator (voice)
J.R. Bookwalter J.R. Bookwalter ... Tommy Berke (voice)
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Storyline

Robert "Tank" begins to work for Dr. Magrew sculpting a puppet for the Doctor to bring to life using the work of Andre Toulon. Robert begins to fall in love with the Doctors daughter, Jane. Unbeknownst to Robert, the Doctor is trying to create a "perfect race" of puppet humans. Jane discovers a "matt puppet" which is from his first assistant. She comes back just in time to see her father, cut up by the puppets, has succeeded in putting a living human, Robert, into the puppet he carved. Written by Chris Schoettle, B-Movie king

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...The Human Experiment See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 May 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Curse of the Puppet Master: The Human Experiment See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Full Moon Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

DX Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Both Josh Green and Michael Guerin have bare-chest scenes in this movie. See more »

Goofs

When the pieces for the new puppet are being carved they are wood, when the puppet is finished it is metal. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Magrew: Robert, I know this may be painful, but try to relax.
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Very good sixth entry
7 February 1999 | by MJiveSee all my reviews

"Curse of the Puppet Master" is a very good entry into the series. It takes time to develop its characters and provide some good suspense. The body count is fairly low too. It is truly a good horror movie, and that is why the abruptness of the ending is very shocking--you get into it, and then BAM, it's over. Still, a good movie.


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