Phantasm: Remastered
Phantasm: Remastered (2016)

The remastered original classic that started it all, in which two brothers discover their local mortuary hides a legion of hooded killer dwarfs, a flying drill-ball, and the demonic mortician who enslaves the souls of the damned.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 7, 2016
DVD Release Date: December 6, 2016
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Phantasm: Remastered adds visual clarity to the first installment in one of horror's most enduring -- and endearingly idiosyncratic -- franchises.

Noel Murray
Los Angeles Times

While holding onto the handmade charm of the original, the 4K version makes the image less murky and the seams less visible, giving the picture back the vividly nightmarish quality of its original theatrical run.

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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

One of the most idiosyncratic movies in the horror canon.

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Heather Wixson
Daily Dead

Whether you've always loved Phantasm, never saw it, or never even had the affection for Don Coscarelli's nightmarish tale, I cannot think of a better way to experience this film now than with the remastered version.

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Soren Anderson
Seattle Times

Freshly refurbished with better sound and digitally sharpened visuals for this latest rerelease, "Phantasm" remains a pretty effective fright fest.

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Variety Staff
Variety

Strong point of the feature is that it's played for both horror and laughs.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

One of the definitive '70s horror pictures, in the last few months before '70s horror got steamrolled into oblivion... a raw blast of sensory information.

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Katie Rife
AV Club

Phantasm is wildly imaginative and legitimately creepy, confronting death and mourning as part of the coming-of-age process while also delivering nutty Jawa-type critters and blood spurting out of peoples' faces.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

A spotty little horror movie, effective here and there through some appealing eccentricities.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Passable in spots, it offers dumb fun and turns out to be one of the best films that Coscarelli ever made

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
"Phantasm" is a surprisingly well-done film for a low-budget, amateur project. It's original and thrilling to watch. Unfortunately, the acting… More
Aj V
One of my favourite horror movies of the 70s, it's a surreal supernatural film with a surprising twist at the end. I loved it.
Edward Boxler
Don Coscarelli's cult classic is admittedly disjointed. It's not quite the sum of its parts, but there are many individual scenes that are wonderfully… More
Drew Smith
There are so many ways of appreciating film. Initially, everything I saw was given a very typical "does it have a good plot/strong characters?"… More
Alex roy
This 1979 Cult classic is a very interesting Horror film with many creative ideas on-screen; Phantasm is a brilliantly constructed piece of work that is sure to… More
Greg S
Two brothers investigate seriously strange happenings at a nearby funeral home run by the mysterious Tall Man, who also appears in the younger brother's… More