Connecting the PHANTASM Universe + Origin of the Tall Man

Connecting the PHANTASM Universe + Origin of the Tall Man

The Tall Man is the most important character in the Phantasm films. Phantasm’s The Tall Man is the character who steals the viewer’s attention and draws us back to watch the Phantasm films starting with Phantasm (1979) up to the most recent and presumably final Phantasm film Phantasm: Ravager (2016). Now linking the stories and overall universe together is a little troubling so here comes this video from FoundFlix to help us all out. This video is about 15 minutes of Phantasm fun facts and movie scene breakdowns from throughout the Phantasm series that will leave you well versed in the Phantasm Universe.


Thanks to FoundFlix for creating and posting this video.

Films in the Phantasm franchise series listed below with movie details and trailers.

Connecting the Phantasm Universe and Origin of the Tall Man

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  1. 1). Phantasm (1979)

    Movie Overview | Review | Trailer

    Phantasm (1979)

    Official 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…

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

    Cast: Angus Scrimm, Reggie Bannister, A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Kathy Lester, Kenneth V. Jones, Kate Coscarelli, Terrie Kalbus, Susan Harper,…

  2. 2). Phantasm II (1988)

    Movie Overview | Review | Trailer

    Phantasm II (1988)

    Official Synopsis: Mike is released from psychiatry, when he agrees with the doctors that the terrible happenings in his past were just in his imagination. But once he's free, he contacts Redge and they team up to…

    Tagline: Now, the horrifying truth is about to be revealed...and all it took was a little digging.

    Cast: Angus Scrimm, Reggie Bannister, Phil Fondacaro, A. Michael Baldwin, Ed Gale, James Le Gros, Troy Fromin, J. Patrick McNamara, Paula…

  3. 3). Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994)

    Movie Overview | Review | Trailer

    Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994)

    Official Synopsis: The Tall Man, that imposing menace from Morningside Mortuary, is back and once again haunting the thoughts of the now-adult Mike and his friend, ex-Ice Cream vendor Reggie. The two continue their hunt for the…

    Tagline: If You Don't Get It This Time, He'll Have To Drill It Into Your Head!

    Cast: Angus Scrimm, Reggie Bannister, A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Kathy Lester, Gloria Lynne Henry, John Davis Chandler, Beau Lotterman, Paula…

  4. 4). Phantasm IV: Oblivion (1998)

    Movie Overview | Review | Trailer

    Phantasm IV: Oblivion (1998)

    Official Synopsis: Taking off immediately where the last one ended, in this episode Mike travels across dimensions and time fleeing from the Tall Man, at the same time he tries to find the origins of his enemy,…

    Tagline: The sequel with balls!

    Cast: Angus Scrimm, Reggie Bannister, A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Bob Ivy, Aidan Kassel, Robert Gates, Todd Mecklem, Jason Jacobs, Michael…

  5. 5). Phantasm: Ravager (2016)

    Movie Overview | Review | Trailer

    Phantasm: Ravager (2016)

    Official Synopsis: Reggie is wandering through the desert seeking out his friend Mike and the evil The Tall Man. Along his journey, he is hunted down by the dangerous spheres and stumbles upon the gorgeous Dawn. Out…

    Tagline: The Final Game Now Begins

    Cast: Daniel Roebuck, Angus Scrimm, Reggie Bannister, A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Kathy Lester, Gloria Lynne Henry, Kenneth V. Jones, Cesare…