It?s the night before Christmas Eve, and oddball inventor Robert Toulon (Corey Feldman of THE GOONIES and STAND BY ME) has discovered his great granduncle?s formula for reanimating the master?s lethal puppets: Six-Shooter,... more » Jester, Blade and Pinhead. Meanwhile, diabolical industrialist Erica Sharpe (Vanessa Angel of KINGPIN and WEIRD SCIENCE) is finalizing her satanic plan for unleashing her father?s foul-mouthed, blood-guzzling toys upon the world?s underprivileged children. But even if Toulon can give the puppets a deadly cyber makeover and stop the blood sacrifice of his daughter, can he still prevent the coming Christmas carnage? Playtime is over: Get ready for the final battle between the ultimate titans of toy terror!« less
"Puppet Master Vs Demonic Toys is such a cool movie. People who are fans of the full moon puppet master and demonic toys series will love it and if you really like horror movies new audiences will like it as well I think. The fact it takes place around christmas time is cool to because it's something I'll definetly watch every holiday season. Thanks Charles Band, all the full moon movies including this latest one are awesome!!!!!!!!!"
Horribly disrespectful to two franchises.
Robert M. Poole | Milwaukee, WI USA | 10/03/2006
(1 out of 5 stars)
"Look I know Full Moon went under but who knew that the next time we'd see the Puppet Master dolls it would be this awful? The plot is worse than even the worst of the Puppet Master original series titles, the acting makes the Full Moon actors look like Oscar Winners and the puppets aren't even close to the real deal!
I guess the easiest question I have is, Why even buy the rights to a franchise if you're not going to use the signatures of the franchise in the first film you make with it? Blade, Six Shooter, Jester, Pinhead are replicated in this movie so poorly it looks as if an 8 year old art student made them. Pinhead's hands even appear to be clay.
Worse is the movements. They don't have any of the fluent movements that were trademark to how the puppets looked real and there are scenes where there are massive amounts of strings showing everywhere. It's embarrassing to say the least.
The puppets weren't talkers before but they made sounds. This time they were completely mute. I wish I could have said the same for Corey Feldman who used to know how to act but in this movie comes off so over the top it's impossible to care about him or feel any sense of empathy for his character oncesoever. Most of the time you're wishing you had a gun to shoot yourself with so you could end his speaking parts.
The Demonic Toys look different and if possible even more cheap than before also. Full Moon might not have had the greatest actors, scripts or special effects but they usually spent a sufficient amount of time, money and energy on making the dolls (the stars of their movies) look good.
There is another small glitch in this movie that will annoy the fans of the Puppet Master franchise. Somehow Toulon's blood is needed for the formula to keep the dolls alive. The formula is now injected into holes in the back of the puppet's necks. For casual fans this is not a big deal, for longtime fans they know Toulon's blood had nothing to do with the formula and in part Three Toulon clearly injects them in the front of the neck area in a way that made it clear that as long as they got an injection, the puppets were fine.
Vanessa Angel is not a bad actress and has a million dollar body but she's stuck in a role and a movie that screams "I just want to collect a paycheck".
The Puppet Master theme music is blatantly absent as is the entire feel of the Full Moon series. The actors are horrible and seem to have to pause through lines in order to spit out the script they were supposed to remember and although the Demonic Toys franchise is much smaller I'm sure their fans felt disrespected by how marginalized their toys were to Angel's character, Sharpe.
Full Moon had this project announced before they folded. If only they had completed this then and not let Sci Fi skimp and cheat their way into trashing two beloved cult franchises with one movie that is so blatantly bad that it even loses the appeal of goofy and cheesy that so many second and third rate horror films fall into.
Avoid at all costs if you like either series."
The best Puppet Master film in over a decade
Madelyn Pryor | Mesa, AZ United States | 05/18/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
"For those of us that were fortunate enough to watch the delicious demonic horror of the first Full Moon movies of the late 80s and early 90's, this DVD will remind us how brilliant the first few Puppet Master films were, or how devilish the first Demonic Toys film was. This movie captures all that lightning in a bottle, adds an extra dose of humor, and gift wraps the whole thing just in time for the holidays.
Featuring Corey Feldman as one of the decedents of Andre Toulon, who rediscovers 4 of the beloved Toulon puppets -Blade, Pinhead, Jester, and Six-Shooter, he reanimates them and sets about trying to protect them. But, the head of Sharpe toys, Erica Sharpe played by Vanessa Angel, has her own plans for both Toulon and his puppets as she plans to create an army of demonic toys on Christmas Day.
The animation of the dolls and puppets isn't as painstaking as it has been in the past, and the special effects are slightly sub-par, but the acting is brilliantly outlandish and the script his hilarious.
This was made for TV, so while there is some violence, there is minimal cursing and it's the most wholesome horror movie I have seen for quite some time. Yet, that wholesomeness does nothing to take away from the fun of the film.
So if you like full moon, if you like horror movies, if you want an alternative holiday film instead of It's a Wonderful Life, then this is your film, and a smart addition to your library for the money.
Highly recommended. "
Another VS movie.....
J. Ferrier | Wokingham, Berkshire, England | 02/23/2006
(2 out of 5 stars)
"Im a REALLLLLLL big fan of the Puppet Master Legacy so far until this, this had some BEAUTIFUL women and the puppets thats about it lol.
The acting was terrible and most of the story is predictable. The main boy from The Goonies plays the scientist did a suprisingly annoying job and its safe to see why we aint seen him in many movies since The Goonies....this movie could of been a real good movie or atleast good enough for some people to recomise it as a cult movie, but instead i can see this being forgotten, added to the most terrible movies ever list or sold at a Gas station for $3.95"
Christmas in July laughs thanks to Corey Feldman and his ter
Jay | USA | 07/14/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)
"As an avid fan of Full Moon productions, and their horrible films, I just had to watch Puppet Master vs. Demonic Toys. The first thing I found out was that this film has nothing to do with Full Moon except for it's puppet characters. Charles Band often receives credit as the Executive Producer but had nothing to do with the film. Full Moon originally planned to do the film as part of a mini-series in the 90's, but they had to drop the idea when they didn't have the funds to get the job done. They must have really hit a low point since it couldn't possibly take much money to make any feature they do. Thankfully the Sci-Fi channel stepped in to grab the idea and do the movie under their studio and now we have a mess of a Christmas movie with killer puppets.
Taking place in California, the nephew of deceased Toy maker Andre Toulon Robert Toulon (Feldman) is now the owner of the Toulon Doll Hospital. As he continues to find a formula to bring the puppets to life he accidentally comes to find his blood is the missing ingredient to doing just that. Once he gets the serum finished he injects the Puppet Master puppets and back to life they are. The only problem is rivaled company Share Toys, run by the evil Erica Sharpe (Vanessa Angel), have been spying on Robert in hoped of finding this serum for their own Demonic Toys. They want to create these toys in time for the Holidays so Christmas morning each household will be slayed by the evil gifts. Talk about spreading holiday cheer huh? Once Robert finds out their sick plot he gets his puppets together and they have the ultimate b battle royal.
I have to say this one will be a new favorite in the holiday collection. Not for it's good acting or well written script but for the hours of laughter it provided. Corey Feldman was simply awful. He is supposed to be an older scientist type but just looks like himself with some cheap gray hair coloring. He also talks raspy somehow thinking that will add the years. It really was just perfect for my expectations. For any fan of the Puppet Master or Demonic Toys series this one is a must."