The Ghost and the Darkness(Movie, 1996)

| 1h 49min | Genre: Adventure
The Ghost and the DarknessRating: 3.4/5 (with 349349 votes)
The Ghost and the Darkness is a 1996 American historical adventure film directed by Stephen Hopkins and starring Val Kilmer and Michael Douglas. The screenplay, written by William Goldman, is a fictionalized account of the Tsavo man-eaters, a pair of male lions that terrorized workers in and around Tsavo, Kenya during the building of the Uganda-Mombasa Railway in East Africa in 1898. The film received mixed reviews and was considered a box office disappointment, having grossed only $75 million against a production budget of $55 million. It won the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing for supervising sound editor Bruce Stambler. ()
Movie poster of The Ghost and the Darkness

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]

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Awards & Nominations for The Ghost and the Darkness

Academy Award for Best Sound Editing Academy Award for Best Sound Editing

About The Ghost and the Darkness

Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's foreman, seemingly killed by a lion. After several more attacks, Patterson calls in famed hunter Charles Remington, who has finally met his match in the bloodthirsty lions.

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Trailer for The Ghost and the Darkness + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

The Ghost and the Darkness 1996 Trailer | Michael Douglas | Val Kilmer(Trailer, 2:17)

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Additional Information

Shot in: South Africa
Plays in: Kenya
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 25 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/11/1996
Director: Stephen Hopkins
Producer: Gale Anne Hurd
Film Editor: Sally Menke
Director of Photography: Vilmos Zsigmond
Composer: Jerry Goldsmith
Costume designer: Ellen Mirojnick
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Duch i Mrok"
"Привид і Темрява"
"Привид та Пітьма"
Budget: 50,000,000 USD
Revenue: 38,619,405 USD (= 77%)

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