• Phantasm (2004)


Release Date: August 22nd, 2004

DVD Release Date: September 28th, 1999

R |1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary

The residents of a small town have begun dying under strange circumstances, leading young Mike (Michael Baldwin) to investigate. After discovering that the Tall Man (Angus Scrimm), the town's mortician, is killing and reanimating the dead as misshapen zombies, Mike seeks help from his older brother, Jody (Bill Thornbury), and local ice cream man Reggie (Reggie Bannister). Working together, they try to lure out and kill the Tall Man, all the while avoiding his minions and a deadly silver sphere.

Cast: A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Reggie Bannister, Kathy Lester, Terrie Kalbus, Kenneth V. Jones, Susan Harper, Lynn Eastman-Rossi

Director: Don Coscarelli

Genres: Horror

Production Co: New Breed Productions Inc.

Distributors: AVCO Embassy Pictures

Keywords: Suspenseful, Brother, 1970s, Small town

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Jeremiah KippSlant Magazine

    What makes Phantasm special is the way it captures a boy's life in 1978. [Remastered] show more

  • 63
    Soren AndersenThe Seattle Times

    Phantasm remains a pretty effective fright fest. show more

  • 63
    Jay ScottThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    There is one thing you can say for the new horror film Phantasm (at the York): it certainly has its moment. [5 May 1979]

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