01 hours 29 minutes
- A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Kathy Lester, Reggie Bannister
- Don Coscarelli
- Horror, Sci-Fi
- March 28, 1979
- Greatest Horror Films
Tickets Sold (Domestic): 4.8 m.
Domestic Gross: $ 12.0 m.
Mike, a young teenage boy who has just lost his parents, afraid to lose his brother follow him to a funeral, where Mike witnesses the Tall Man lifting a coffin on his own. Mike decides to investigate, and discovers that the Tall Man, protected by his flying spheres, is shrinking dead bodies down to half their normal size and reanimating them as slaves. It is then up to Mike, his brother, and Reggie the ice cream man to stop the Tall man.