Armed with his lethal band of flying silver spheres, the deadly mortician who was thought to have killed his last victim nine years ago, returns more dangerous than ever. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. The grindhouse taboos of the previous decade morphed into increasingly safe teenaged horror flicks throughout the reagan era a time when conservative moralist opinions furthered horrors eventual sanitation. Phantasm ii 1988 when it comes to buying horror movies on bluray, we have one issue.
Overview of phantasm ii, 1988, directed by don coscarelli, with james legros, reggie bannister, angus scrimm, at turner classic movies. The silver sphere is about twice the size of a billiard ball. The grindhouse taboos of the previous decade morphed into increasingly safe teenaged horror flicks throughout the reagan era a time when conservative. Phantasm ii is a 1988 american science fantasy action horror film and sequel to phantasm 1979. The ultimate evil the tall man of phantasm returns in this terrifying horror film. After leaving psychiatric care, a mature mike continues his investigation of the. May 29, 20 phantasm ii 1988 poster for phantasm ii 1988, usa wrong side of the art stay safe and healthy.
Today we are covering warning may contain graphic content and spoilers to watch our newest video. Once again, young michael pearson and his pal reggie take on the master of the. This week in horror movie history phantasm ii 1988 cryptic rock. This week in horror movie history phantasm ii 1988. This week in horror movie history, back on july 8th, 1988, phantasm ii drilled its way into theaters. Running up against other summer blockbuster hits of the season such as who. Phantasm ii is a 1988 american science fantasy actionhorror film and sequel to phantasm 1979. Mike, now released from a psychiatric hospital, continues his journey to stop the evil tall man from his grim work. Then a drill comes out and pierces your skull right above the bridge of the nose, while blood spurts out the other end. Always remember dont trust the opinion of phantasm ii 1988 on the internet because the authors paid to write a comment. Carrington 1986 first strike soviet destroyer captain 1985. Mike, after his release from a psychiatric hospital, teams up with his old pal reggie to hunt down the tall man, who is at it again.
The ball attacks its next victim in this clip from phantasm ii starring james le gros, reggie bannister, and angus scrimm. It was written and directed by don coscarelli, starring angus. Phantasm ii news, posters, trailers, images, cast and plot. Phantasm ii 1988 upcoming movies movie database joblo. Expect old favourites to return, alongside ruminations on ageing, dodgy rapping, and an unfortunate horse. Continuing on from my october horror season is phantasm ii 1988 i loved the original 1979 outing but cant seem to remember any of the second film. Speaking of the staff, the tall mans roster of creepy cronies.
Phantasm ii celebrates 30th anniversary with rare behind. It must be said phantasm ii benefits from an increased budget, with more sophisticated splatter effects and fluid steadicam shots. The never dead part two 1988, australia, video box title. In it, the first films protagonist mike, recently released from a mental institution, recruits reggie and some new friends in an effort to. Phantasm ii is a respectable and very entertaining entry and i really enjoyed the tone and atmosphere of the picture. Phantasm ii audio commentary with directorwriter don coscarelli and actors angus scrimm and reggie bannister theatrical trailer 3 tv spots theatrical trailer for phantasm, phantasm iii, and phantasm iv disc four.
The lanky ghoul with embalming fluid in his veins, the tall man returns in this graphically gory horror sequel to the popular 1979 cult film. Streaming full phantasm ii 1988 first, once you can rate this movie. Gallery of 25 movie poster and cover images for phantasm ii 1988. Welcome to carnage counts, where we count and compare death in television shows and movies.
Mike, now released from a psychiatric hospital, continues his. Unfortunately, it also suffers from an identity crisis. Phantasm ii 1988 in phantasm ii, picking up exactly where the previous film leaves off, the tall man and his minions attempt to take mike, but reggie manages to save him by blowing up the house. Oct 24, 2018 phantasm ii is the only film in the series to be produced by a big hollywood studio, in this case, universal studios. Phantasm ii 1988 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Mike, now released from a psychiatric hospital, continues his journey to. This week, the horror sequel celebrates its 30th anniversary. Phantasm 5 movie dvd movie video at cd universe, the collection features all five frightening films in the series phantasm remastered 1979, phantasm ii 1988, phantasm. Keep your eyes on duffhood as we look at the next instalment in the series, phantasm iii. In it, the first films protagonist mike, recently released from a mental institution, recruits reggie and some new friends in an effort to defeat the villain tall man. It had been almost a decade since the release of 1979s phantasm, the little indie horrorscifi film directed by don coscarelli phantasm film series that became a huge success. Trailer for phantasm ii the tall man is back with a vengeance. Here we are, thick in the high sequel season of summer, and so far the only movie of much real interest with a roman numeral attached to its. Watched this one hot on the heels of the remastered version of the first movie.
Starring james legros, paula irvine, reggie bannister and angus scrimm. Phantasm ii 1988 the digital dread report for may 14th maniac 20 the theatrical trauma of may 10th the digital dread report for may 7th iron man 3 20 bluray essentials the shining 1980 r. Content with recycling the highlights of don coscarellis 1979 cult favorite phantasm without ever establishing its own identity, this. We see the characters we know and love in a new situation and context, the plot is more layered and eventful and the horror is more effective. Oct 14, 2019 welcome to carnage counts, where we count and compare death in television shows and movies. Phantasm ii the 1988 movie, trailers, videos and more at yidio. A mysterious, beautiful girl has also become part of mikes dreams, and they must find her before the tall man does.
Phantasm ii 1988 is an action, fantasy movie starring james le gros and reggie bannister. Oblivion 1998 and the most recent installment phantasm. Coscarelli manages to expand the plot a bit, but never adds anything. Phantasm ii 1988 r 07081988 us action, horror, science fiction, thriller 1h 37m user score. Jul 08, 2016 this week in horror movie history, back on july 8th, 1988, phantasm ii drilled its way into theaters. But having funding from a major studio has both benefits and detriments. Mike, after his release from a psychiatric hospital.
Brand new second season of the twilight zone gets a trailer and summer premiere date. Eight years later, mike, now a mental patient, still has nightmares about the evil mortician, and is the only person to recall that dreadful night. James le gros as mike reggie bannister as reggie angus scrimm as the tall man paula irvine as liz samantha phillips as alchemy kenneth tigar as father meyers quick cut. Oct 08, 2018 overall, phantasm ii is one of the best in the series in my opinion with its better written characters, more compelling plot and fantastic gore. With james le gros, reggie bannister, angus scrimm, paula irvine. Phantasm ii 1988 04082017 01082017 carl the disc fisher 0 comments angus scrimm, body horror, don coscarelli, gore, horror, horror movie, james legros, phantasm, phantasm ii, reggie bannister, scifi, scifi horror, sequel, the tall man. A pair of thugs repeatedly break into mortuaries and burn them down, while an elderly man tries to get help. A mysterious, beautiful girl has also become part of mikes dreams, and. Phantasm ii is the only film in the series to be produced by a big hollywood studio, in this case, universal studios.1023 1428 1037 1073 1504 1498 390 944 188 501 355 1321 35 964 1577 1046 579 1022 1512 611 421 1162 32 88 1404 848 1541 173 1089 1154 350 1453 1221 236 797 1295 707 871 1261 975 1313 1229 1006 1003