The Frighteners(Movie, 1996)

| 1h 50min | Genres: Horror, Comedy
The FrightenersRating: 3.5/5 (with 510510 votes)
The Frighteners is a 1996 supernatural comedy horror film directed by Peter Jackson and co-written with Fran Walsh. The film stars Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin, Dee Wallace Stone, Jeffrey Combs, R. Lee Ermey and Jake Busey. The Frighteners tells the story of Frank Bannister (Fox), an architect who practices necromancy, developing psychic abilities allowing him to see, hear, and communicate with ghosts after his wife's murder. He initially uses his new abilities to befriend ghosts, whom he sends to haunt people so that he can charge them hands... ()
Movie poster of The Frighteners

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 50min
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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 50min
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Duration: 1h 50min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 50min
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 50min
Also available at on: DVD

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About The Frighteners

Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more people dying in the small town where he lives. As he tries to piece together the supernatural mystery of these killings, he falls in love with the wife of one of the victims and deals with a crazy FBI agent.

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Additional Information

Shot in: New Zealand
Plays in: California
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 26 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Georgian (KA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 07/18/1996
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Os Espíritos"
"Chasseurs De Fantômes"
"The Frighteners (Director's Cut)"
"The Frighteners - Herr der Geister"
"Fantômes contre fantômes"
"Sospesi nel tempo"
"Muertos de Miedo"
"Robert Zemeckis Presents: The Frighteners"
Budget: 30,000,000 USD
Revenue: 29,359,216 USD (= 98%)
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:5466, Added: 02/14/2018, Last updated: 07/24/2021