Enter the truly astounding and horrific world of Phantasm. This 1979 groundbreaking horror film penned and directed by Don Coscarelli still stands up as a classic independent horror film nearly 4 decades after its release. In Phantasm DVD nothing is quite as it seems and every direction you go drives you deeper into a surreal world of true terror and death. Writer/Director Don Coscarelli brings you a horror film experience unlike anything before or after and Phantasm DVD delivers scares, gore and most of all originality in this genre classic that has spawned 3 sequels and a cult of avid fans across the globe.
Mike Pearson (played terrifically by Michael Baldwin) is a young teenager that always thought that Morningside cemetery was a little strange. Mike has trouble believing his own eyes when he sees a coffin being taken from a new grave by a tall and ghoulish undertaker with superhuman strength. Mike then decides to investigate this phenomenon further. What he digs up in Morningside Funeral Home and Cemetery is a gothic place filled white marble halls, alien enslavement and murder. Mike also finds a flying metal sphere with a need for blood. All together you get a horror effort that you will remember for a lifetime that includes a horde of cloaked dwarfs who are full strength monsters who want to make Mike one of them. The real fascinating twist is the evil and frightening Tall Man (played to perfection by Angus Scrimm). Experience the ultimate nightmare: Phantasm 1979 DVD will scare and delight you at every turn.