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Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)

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Residents of a small backwoods community summon the murderous demon of vengeance himself for revenge against a local mortician who wronged their deceased love ones, while a town physician seeks to kill those involved in its summoning.

Director:

Jake West

Writers:

Barbara Werner (screenplay), Jake West (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Doug Bradley ... Doc Fraser
Lance Henriksen ... Ed Harley
Lisa McAllister Lisa McAllister ... Dahlia Wallace
Tess Panzer Tess Panzer ... Molly Sue Allen
Emanuel Parvu ... Oliver Allen
Ioana Ginghina Ioana Ginghina ... Ellie Johnson
Douglas Roberts ... Bunt Wallace (as Doug Roberts)
Radu Iacoban ... Richie
Catalin Paraschiv Catalin Paraschiv ... Ronnie Johnson
Dan Astileanu Dan Astileanu ... Sheriff Bullock (as Dan Astilean)
Dicu Aurel ... Tiny Wallace (as Aurel Dicu)
Iulian Glita Iulian Glita ... Junior Wallace
Lynne Verrall ... Haggis
Emil Hostina ... Lenny
Philip Bowen Philip Bowen ... Reverend McGee
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Storyline

A small backwoods community has discovered that the local mortician has been cutting corners by dumping the bodies of their loved ones in a nearby swamp as opposed to cremating them as promised. Infuriated by the horrific desecration endured by the dearly departed, the residents of the town seek out a local witch with the power to resurrect the demon of vengeance. As the demon Pumpkinhead rises to claim the lives of all who took part in the abominable scheme, the eccentric town physician who masterminded an illegal organ donor business makes it his mission to murder any and all who played a part in unleashing the murderous monster. Written by Thanasis Milios

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Taglines:

Dead and buried... but back with a vengeance! See more »

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence/gore and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA | Romania | Switzerland

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pumpkinhead: El llamado de la tumba See more »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Around the 50 minute mark in the film a whole stack of puzzle boxes from the Hellraiser series can be seen in the background on a table in the office of the doctor played by Doug Bradley (Pinhead from the Hellraiser series ). See more »

Goofs

When Molly Sue pulls a revolver on Lenny and again when she pulls the revolver on Doctor Fraser, the sound of the revolver cocking can be heard. However, the revolver is a double action only revolver which cannot be cocked without the trigger being pulled; it is difficult to pull the trigger without firing. See more »

Quotes

Ellie Johnson: [to Pumpkinhead] You's the devil, ain't ya? Take me home!
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Connections

Follows Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1993) See more »

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Basically a remake of the original
25 October 2007 | by udar55See all my reviews

I watched this last night and it is practically a remake of the original. However, I will give the filmmakers credit for actually retaining several characters from the original (the siblings are all the kids of George "Buck" Flower's Wallace character in the first film). Director Jake West - who made the absolutely inept EVIL ALIENS - handles the filming well. Sadly, he doesn't capture Pumpkinhead's towering stance well though, shooting it mostly in close up. On the downside, the actors seem to have never stepped foot in the South. We're talking Gomer Pyle hysterics here. If you look closely, you can actually see Lance Henriksen cashing his check for this one. And there are a few wonky CGI bits.


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