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The Frighteners [Blu-ray Boxset] [15th Anniversary]

  • R
  • Blu-ray
  • 2 discs
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • When his hometown is struck by a series of mysterious deaths that appears to be the work of a malicious supernatural killer, a psychic investigator who is able to communicate with the dead attempts to get to the bottom of things and put a stop to the murders. But even with the help of three ghostly friends, he soon discovers that defeating the deadly fiend is a task much easier said than done. With its mix of humor and suspense, THE FRIGHTENERS is spooky good fun from cult horror director Peter Jackson.
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  • Credits
    Julianna McCarthy, Michael J. Fox, Michael Andrew Fox, Jeffrey Combs, Jeffery Combs, John Astin, Elizabeth Hawthorne, Dee Wallace Stone, Dee Wallace, Dee Wallace-Stone, Dee Wallace Stone, Jake Busey, Jim Fyfe, Peter Dobson, Trini Alvarado, Chi McBride, Troy Evans
  • Critic Reviews
    "...Flashes of twisted inspiration..."
    Rolling Stone

    "...Saucy, scary and pleasantly unsettling....Jackson, at home with all kinds of excess, keeps everything spinning nicely..."
    Los Angeles Times

    "...Everything-goes....Consistently witty and often lewd and rude..." -- Rating: B+
    Entertainment Weekly

    "[A]s the filmmaker points out, THE FRIGHTENERS represents a major turning point in his career. This was the first time that Mr. Jackson worked for a Hollywood studio, cast a major star and made extensive use of computer-generated imagery..."
    New York Times

    "Jackson's first Hollywood outing is a smash-and-grab horror-comedy....The ectoplasmic effects have aged fairly well..."
    Sight and Sound

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