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  • Phantasm (1979)


    R | 1h 28min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

    Published Sat., January 06, 2018

  • Phantasm (1979) Release Dates

  • In Theaters: March 04, 2016
  • DVD: May 01, 2016
  • VOD: March 04, 2016

Phantasm (1979) Plot & Synopsis


Starring Angus Scrimm, Reggie Bannister, A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Kathy Lester

Directed by Don Coscarelli

Ushering the new 4K version of Phantasm (1979) is a new poster to go along with the upcoming 4K remastered version of Phantasm. Original director Don Coscarelli partnered up with J.J. AbramsBad Robot to create a full 4K restoration. This 4K Phantasm film will release in movie theaters on September 24, 2016 and then VOD on October 7, 2016.

This poster is also new to follow with the restored theme. The poster does an excellent job of delivering the new aspect while still staying true to the classic feel.

Source: EW

Synopsis: Mike, a young teenage boy who has just lost his parents, afraid to lose his brother follow him to a funeral, where Mike witnesses the Tall Man lifting a coffin on his own. Mike decides to investigate, and discovers that the Tall Man, protected by his flying spheres, is shrinking dead bodies down to half their normal size and reanimating them as slaves. It is then up to Mike, his brother, and Reggie the ice cream man to stop the Tall man.

Tagline: If you're looking for horror that's got balls...IT'S FOUND YOU.

Storyline: A teenage boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a lethal arsenal of terrible weapons with him.

  • Phantasm (1979) Movie Details

  • Directors: Don Coscarelli
  • Cast: Angus Scrimm, Reggie Bannister, A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Kathy Lester, Kenneth V. Jones, Kate Coscarelli, Terrie Kalbus, Susan Harper, Lynn Eastman-Rossi, David Arntzen, Ralph Richmond, Bill Cone, Laura Mann, Mary Ellen Shaw, Myrtle Scotton, Dac Coscarelli
  • Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
  • Producers: Dac Coscarelli, Paul Pepperman
  • Musicians: Fred Myrow, Malcolm Seagrave
  • Cinematographers: Don Coscarelli
  • Editors: Don Coscarelli
  • Our Score: 7/10 by Florita A.
  • Average Rating: 7.04/10 of 27,447 Votes!
  • Runtime: 88 min / 1h 28min
  • Year: 1979
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Oscars: 0
  • Awards: 2
  • Nominations: 0
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