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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 ... 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 Frederick Knight ... Medical Examiner (as William Knight)
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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Four Years Ago, the Puppets of Andre Toulon Vanished Without a Trace. Now The Puppets have Found a New Home, And a New Puppet Master. 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:

Puppet Master 6: The Curse See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

DX Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The first film to not use stop motion animation. Also the first film that didn't have David Allen involved with special effects. See more »

Goofs

When Sheriff Garvey meets Tank outside Dr. Magrew's house Garvey says, "Don't you worry". You can clearly see the boom mic at the top of your screen at that time. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Magrew: Robert, I know this may be painful, but try to relax.
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The Blu-ray release has a new title sequence, longer death scenes and all of the digital effects on the Tank puppet have been redone from scratch See more »

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Little wooden puppets take care of the bad guys.
26 March 2001 | by michaelRokeefeSee all my reviews

Dr. Magrew (George Peck) strives to give human attributes to expertly crafted wooden puppets. Emily Harrison who plays Jane Magrew is the bright spot of the movie. But the puppets themselves are the real stars. The killer puppets do away with the bad guys. The action scenes are good, but there are too few to get excited about. Even with the finale slamming the door on you; this mild horror movie is still fun to watch.

Peck is less animated than the puppets. Also starring are Michael Guerin, Josh Green and Jason Dean Booher.


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