Pumpkinhead (1988)

1988 Horror

User Score: 56/100


A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.

Lance Henriksen (Aliens, Millenium ) stars in this vivid, stylish, atmospheric (The Hollywood Reporter) and heart-poundingly scary fright fest directed by four-time OscarĂ‚(r)winner* Stan Winston and written by Mark Patrick Carducci and Gary Gerani. When a group of rambunctious teenagers inadvertently kill his only son, Ed Harley (Henriksen) seeks the magic of a backwoods witch to bring the child back. But when she tells him the child’s death is irrevocable, his grief develops into an all-consuming desire…for revenge! Defying superstition, he and the witch invoke ‘the pumpkinhead a monstrously clawed and fanged demon which, once reborn, answers only to Ed’s bloodlust. But as the invincible creature wreaks its slow, unspeakable tortures on the teens, Ed confronts a horrifying secret about his connection to the beastand realizes that he must find a way tostop its deadly mission before he becomes one with it forever! *1986: Visual Effects, Aliens; 1991: Visual Effects, Make-Up, Terminator 2: Judgment Day; 1993: Visual Effects, Jurassic Park

About Pumpkinhead (1988)

Title: Pumpkinhead
Year: 1988
Starring: Lance Henriksen, Tom Woodruff Jr., George 'Buck' Flower, Dick Warlock, Kerry Remsen, Joel Hoffman, Jeff East, Greg Michaels, Chance Michael Corbitt, Mushroom, Florence Schauffler, Brian Bremer, Matthew Hurley, Peggy Walton-Walker, Devon Odessa, Joseph Piro, Mayim Bialik, Jandi Swanson, Robert Fredrickson, Madeleine Taylor Holmes, Mary Boessow, Lee de Broux, John D'Aquino, Kimberly Ross, Cynthia Bain
Director: Stan Winston
Score: 2 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 2.8/5 stars from 173 users. Votes: 173.
Genre: Horror

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