Pumpkinhead (1988) Movie Review


Pumpkinhead (1988)

1988 | Horror, Fantasy
86 minutes /

User Score: 56/100

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Pumpkinhead Review


After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers.

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
Runtime: 86 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Fantasy
Score: 2 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 2.8/5 stars from 174 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 174
Starring: Lance Henriksen, Tom Woodruff Jr., George 'Buck' Flower, Dick Warlock, Joel Hoffman, Jeff East, Kerry Remsen, Greg Michaels, Chance Michael Corbitt, Mushroom, 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, Florence Schauffler, Brian Bremer
Writers: Ed Justin, Mark Patrick Carducci, Stan Winston, Richard Weinman, Gary Gerani
Director: Stan Winston

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