"For each of man's evils a special demon exists...", so say the inhabitants of the backwoods where a small boy has just accidently been killed by a group of bikers. Some call the tale a myth, but Ed Harley (Lance Henriksen), the boy's father, knows better. As a small child, he once saw Pumpkinhead carrying out his evil work. Now to seek a primitive lust for revenge against the reckless bikers, he summons the hideous monster to rise again. He didn't realise what horrors would follow... Pumpkinhead brings relentless destruction to those from whom it exacts justice, but Ed Harley must pay a terrible price. He is forced to experience every brutal moment of Pumpkinhead's uncontrollable rampage - the consequences of a man's dark obsession with retribution. Pumpkinhead marked the directorial debut of Stan Winston - special effects maestro behind the likes of The Terminator, Aliens and Jurassic Park - and is a technical and artistic tour de force.