Phantasm III: Lord Of The Dead

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 mysterious figure and in his path of destruction encounter a variety of dangerous situations, friends and enemies. They also must contend with the resurrected dead plus a growing number of the infamous and deadly silver spheres which aid the Tall Man as he sets his sights on indoctrinating Mike and finishing the fight begun so many years ago.
Director(s): Don Coscarelli
Production: Anchor Bay Entertainment
  1 win & 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
91 min

I can feel him watching me.

He's been after me for years.

Ever since I was a boy.

First he took Mom and Dad.

Then he took Jody.

Now he's after me.

Mike, that Tall Man of yours

did not take Jody away.

Jody died in a car wreck.

Reggie told me that it was all a dream.

And I was beginning to think

that maybe he was right.


Reggie saved me that time.

And we've been on the run ever since.

But somehow, he keeps coming back.

And just when

we think we've destroyed him...

We must remember,

we can never trust the things that we see.

Because nothing is ever as it seems.




Oh, sh*t.


Mike. Come on, Mike, wake up.

Oh, sh*t.

Mike, come on, we gotta get outta here.

Come on.

God damn it!

Come on, buddy. Come on Mike,

put your arms around me.

Come on, buddy.

Come on.

Eight seconds to hell, God damn you!

I don't want him in pieces.

It's the only way you're gonna get him.

Then I'll wait.

Take good care of him.

Still no change.


It's all right, it's natural.

Just relax.

You see the light now up ahead, don't you?

Go to it.

Go to the warmth of the light.

- Jody?

- Yeah. It's me, little brother.

Don't be afraid. I'm here

to take care of you and show you the way.

Mike, I want you to go back.

You're not with these others.

Stay away from the light.

Come back, Mike.


Hi. Everything OK?




Come on, buddy.

We gotta get the hell outta here.

All I know is, once you see

one of those chrome brain drains,

the Tall Man is not far behind.


Stop the car!

It was Jody, I saw him.

Your brother's been dead

for ten years, Mike.

Come on, Mike, we don't have time for this.

Come on, let's go.

We gotta get outta here.

God damn it!

Be careful, they could be anywhere.

Come on, there's more gear in the house.

I'll go first.


Jody, what the hell are you doing here?

You're dead!

So, what else is new?

- No, you can't touch me.

- Why not?

I haven't got the juice to stay long

and you've gotta get out.

What are you talking about? Why?

I don't want you to wind up like me.

What the hell...?

I'm sorry, Mike.

I knew he might lock onto me.

Sh*t. It's one of those things.

- It's me, Mike.

- Jody, what the hell happened to you?

- I'm in here, Mike.

- Get back, I can get a shot.

- In where?

- Mike, who the hell are you talking to?

Can't you hear? It's Jody, he's in the ball.

He's talking to me.

Yeah, right, Mike.

Little brother,

he's coming for you right now.

I can't stop him,

but maybe I can slow him down.

Mike, stay behind me.

It's time now, boy.



Why do you want me? Why?

Well, Jody, I guess

even you couldn't stop him.



What did you say?

Jody, did you say something?

Hell, now I'm talking to this damned thing.

Sure f***ed up my hallway.

What's up Highway 32 here? Holtsville?

- You don't wanna be going up there.

- Why not?

Toxic spill, a couple of years back.

That'll be 22 bucks.

Oh, yeah.

There you go. Thanks a lot.


What are you doing here?

Are you talking to me?

Well, I don't see anybody else around here.

Well, I'm just helping myself. These folks

left all their stuff. Can you believe that?

Lord above!

Why, look what I just found.

- Do you think it's loaded?

- Hey!

Ooh, that was fun.

Let me have it.

Give me the gun.

Give me the goddamn gun.

Thank you.


- What are we gonna do with him?

- Take him outta town.

Yeah, good. Then what?

Gut him and put him in the ground.

Got any gold teeth there, fella?

Let's stick him

in the back of that muscle car.

I'm driving.

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Don Coscarelli

Don Coscarelli, Jr. (born February 17, 1954) is a Libyan-American film director, producer and screenwriter best known for horror films. His credits include the Phantasm series, The Beastmaster, and Bubba Ho-Tep. more…

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