Pumpkinhead (1988)

1988 Horror

User Score: 57/100


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, Kerry Remsen, Dick Warlock, Mushroom, Jeff East, Joel Hoffman, Chance Michael Corbitt, Greg Michaels, Madeleine Taylor Holmes, Mary Boessow, Lee de Broux, John D'Aquino, Kimberly Ross, Cynthia Bain, Florence Schauffler, Brian Bremer, Matthew Hurley, Peggy Walton-Walker, Devon Odessa, Joseph Piro, Mayim Bialik, Jandi Swanson, Robert Fredrickson
Director: Stan Winston
Score: 2 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 2.85/5 stars from 108 users. Votes: 108.
Genre: Horror

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