Curse of the Puppet Master ()

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


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George Peck ...
Dr. Magrew / Puppet Master
Jane Magrew
Josh Green ...
Robert 'Tank' Winsley
Michael Guerin ...
Joey Carp
Station Owner
Marc Newburger ...
Art Cooney
Scott Boyer ...
Jason Dean Booher ...
Sherrif Garvey
Deputy Wayburn
Medical Examiner (as William Knight)
Shipping Agent (as Pat Thomas)
Ariauna Albright ...
Operator (voice)
J.R. Bookwalter ...
Tommy Berke (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matthew Jason Walsh ...
All Puppets (uncredited) (voice)

Directed by

David DeCoteau ... (as Victoria Sloan)

Written by

Neal Marshall Stevens ... (written by) (as Benjamin Carr)
David Schmoeller ... (characters) (uncredited)

Produced by

Albert Band ... executive producer
Charles Band ... executive producer
Gordon Gustafson ... associate producer
Kirk Edward Hansen ... producer

Music by

Richard Band
Jeffrey Walton ... (as Jeff Walton)

Cinematography by

Howard Wexler ... director of photography

Film Editing by

J.R. Bookwalter

Editorial Department

Ariauna Albright ... editorial assistant
David A. Wagner ... editorial assistant

Casting By

Perry Bullington
Robert MacDonald

Production Design by

Allison Shavitz

Art Direction by

Dani Michaeli

Costume Design by

Judi Jensen

Makeup Department

Katrina Chevalier ... assistant hair stylist / assistant makeup artist
Heidi Grotsky ... key hair stylist (as Heidi Gratsky) / key makeup artist (as Heidi Gratsky)
Mark Williams ... special makeup effects
J.M. Logan ... special makeup effects (uncredited)

Production Management

Lazar Djokic ... post-production supervisor
Kirk Edward Hansen ... unit production manager
Mickey Kaiserman ... executive in charge of production

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

Wendy Palmer ... second second assistant director
Scott Remick ... second assistant director (as Scott D. Remick)
Franklin A. Vallette ... first assistant director (as Franklin Valette)

Art Department

Alexander Atwood ... art department production assistant
Bill Bradshaw ... property master
James William ... carpenter / scenic artist

Sound Department

Don Adams ... digital sound editor
Jeff Blehr ... boom operator
J.R. Bookwalter ... supervising sound editor (as Lance Randas)
Paul Vik Marshall ... production sound mixer (as Paul Marshall)
Jake Ryan ... foley artist
Gabriel Shayne ... adr editor
Rick Taub ... boom operator

Visual Effects by

Matthew Jason Walsh ... visual effects supervisor
Daniel Whoops ... visual effects liason

Camera and Electrical Department

Shane Buttle ... best boy electric
Rob Carius ... electrician (as Robert Carius)
Alfredo Denila ... key grip (as Alfredo S. Denila III)
Casey Ellison ... electrician
Adam Harrison ... electrician (as Adam 'Devil Boy' Harrison)
Chip Hart ... best boy grip (as Charles Hart)
C. Clifford Jones ... second assistant camera
Casey Kehoe ... generator operator
Ken Little Jr. ... first assistant camera (as Kenneth J. Little Jr.)
Denis Moran ... gaffer
Gregory Peters ... still photographer (as Greg Peters)
James A. Seale ... best boy grip (as James Anthony Seale)
John Vetter ... second assistant camera
Jose Zambrano Cassella ... camera loader

Costume and Wardrobe Department

Amy Calnon ... wardrobe supervisor
Emily Jane Chatton ... costumer
Cynthia Cole ... wardrobe assistant
Bethany Gauthier ... costumer
Michelle Matt ... wardrobe assistant (as Michele Matt)
Michelle Thomas ... wardrobe assistant

Music Department

Harry James Picardi ... music editor
Pat Siciliano ... music supervisor
Yolanda Squatpump ... music editor (as Yolonda Squatpump)
David Thompson ... music co-producer
Matthew Jason Walsh ... composer: additional music
Chelene Ward ... music coordinator
Dan Workman ... music engineer / music mixer

Other crew

Steve Blum ... marketing and creative services
James Budak ... set production assistant
Bennah Burton-Burtt ... assistant: Charles Band
David Caplan ... set production assistant
Janice Clifford ... distribution resources
Casey Ellison ... electronics
Jordan Faeth ... communications services
Janette Gayle ... caterer
Michael Harvey ... corporate accountant
Carol Kitinski ... craft service
Dwight Krizman ... distribution management
Bob Langer ... merchandising
Alan Lau ... accounting assistant
Ana Llorens ... coordinating accountant
Jesse Long ... script supervisor (as Jesse H. Long)
David Markosyan ... communications services
Paul Morzov ... vault supervisor
Dave Parker ... promotions
Rick Phares ... distribution services
Mark Rappaport ... puppeteer
Charles Spencer ... financial systems
Gina Tucci ... office manager
Russ Herpich ... lead puppeteer (uncredited)
Susan Laprelle ... puppeteer (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

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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Taglines 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 »
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Additional Details

Also Known As
  • Curse of the Puppet Master: The Human Experiment (United States)
  • Puppet Master 6: The Curse (United States)
  • Le retour du puppet master (France)
  • Juguetes asesinos (Spain)
  • A Maldição dos Brinquedos (Brazil)
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  • 90 min
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Budget $250,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

Trivia Most scenes of the Puppets are recycled from previous films in the Puppet Master series. 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 »
Movie Connections Edited into When Puppets and Dolls Attack! (2004). See more »
Soundtracks Will You Visit Me On Sunday See more »
Quotes Dr. Magrew: Robert, I know this may be painful, but try to relax.
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