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CastKen Jones, Reggie Bannister, Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Kathy Lester, Angus Scrimm, Mary Ellen Shaw, David Arntzen, Laura Mann, Ralph Richmond, Myrtle Scotton, Bill Cone, Lynn Eastman, Susan Harper, Terrie Kalbus
Genre:  Horror, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Release Date:  March 28, 1979
MPAA Rating:  R
Runtime:  1hr 30min
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review by . May 14, 2009
The only reason I don't give this a +5 rating is Phantasm 2.  1,3 and 4 all have the same actors but the studio demanded that the adult Mike be replaced in 2 and Coscarelli had to do it to get the film made.  Briefly, Phantasm is the story of a mortician during the Civil War who created a "dimensional fork" that allowed whatevers to get into our dimension.  The story then gets very complicated, and I will NOT give away any more than I already have.  All I will say is that The …
review by . May 02, 2009
Phantasm is one of the classic horror films that came out during the genre's rebirth during the late 70's. Fueled by the success of Halloween, Don Coscerelli created his own low budget horror with similar results. A nearby cemetery has some strange happenings going on. A young kid (A. Michael Baldwin) witnesses some creepy stuff and a mysterious figure he dubs "The Tall Man" walking around the yards. After a few scares and having to convince thoses around him about what he's just witnesses, his …
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