In 1988, effects-driven horror movie, Pumpkinhead scared its way into cinemas. The film – the directorial debut of effects supremo, Stan Winston – was given a limited release, and was not a huge success.

But despite the lukewarm response to Pumpkinhead’s theatrical release, the film picked up a strong following on home video and this led to the creation of sequels. But how many Pumpkinhead movies are there?

In this post, I am taking a look at the Pumpkinhead movie series to provide details about the films. So, if you wish to know how many Pumpkinhead movies there are, or you would simply like to know more about the series, please read on.

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How many Pumpkinhead movies are there?

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To date, there are four entries in the Pumpkinhead movie series. The Pumpkinhead movies are as follows:

  • Pumpkinhead (1988)
  • Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1994)
  • Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
  • Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud (2007)
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Who are the cast of the Pumpkinhead movies?

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Notable cast members in the Pumpkinhead movie series include Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, Dick Warlock, Andrew Robinson, Ami Dolenz, Soleil Moon Frye, Doug Bradley, and Bob Gunter.

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Are the Pumpkinhead movies part of the same series?

The Pumpkinhead movies are part of the same series. Pumpkinhead was released theatrically, Pumpkinhead II was released direct-to-video, and Ashes to Ashes and Blood Feud aired as television movies.

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Is the Pumpkinhead series the work of the same director?

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The Pumpkinhead movie series is the work of multiple directors. Stan Winston directed Pumpkinhead, while Pumpkinhead II was directed by Jeff Burr. Jake West directed Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes, and Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud.

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What is the best Pumpkinhead movie?

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According to IMDb Pumpkinhead is the best received entry in the horror series. The movies are ranked from best to least-best as follows:

  • Pumpkinhead (1988) – 6.2/10
  • Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1994) – 4.6/10
  • Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud (2007) – 4.5/10
  • Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006) – 4.4/10
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