After their friend is murdered, two brothers begin a hunt in search of the killer. Their investigation leads them to the discovery of a startling and hideous secret.
Main Cast & Crew:
Don Coscarelli - Director
- Format: DVD (Remastered)
- Run Time: 87
- Color Format: Color
- UPC: 812491017609
- Genre: Science Fiction
- Rating: R (MPAA)
- Release Date: September 1999
Theatrical Release: March 28, 1979.
"...[The] strong point of the feature is that it's played for both horror and laughs....There's a nice tongue-in-cheek feeling to the whole thing..." - 03/07/1979 Variety
"...Giddy horror....Thoroughly silly and endearing..." - 06/01/1979 New York Times, p.C12
"...Low budget, influential, and unforgettable..." -- Rating: A - 11/10/1995 Entertainment Weekly, p.78
"The indie horror film PHANTASM came out of nowhere in 1979 and immediately established Don Coscarelli, its director, as one of the most original voices in the genre." - 04/18/2007 New York Times, p.E3
"PHANTASM has gone on to become one of the most beloved horror movies of its era, precisely because it’s so different." - 10/06/2016 Los Angeles Times