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The Frighteners

Author: Robert ZemeckisDee Wallace StoneTim SandersJamie SelkirkMichael J FoxAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Con man Frank Bannister (Fox) has a unique scam-- he works with a group of ghosts who haunt a home until Frank comes along to drive them out, for the right price. But the small town of Fairwater is plagued by a serial killer's evil spirit and Frank and his spiritual cronies face the challenge of getting rid of the ghost before the police decide to get rid of Frank.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Fantasy films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Zemeckis; Dee Wallace Stone; Tim Sanders; Jamie Selkirk; Michael J Fox; Trini Alvarado; Peter Dobson; Peter Jackson; Wingnut Films.; Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 9780783227993 078322799X
OCLC Number: 40770631
Language Note: In English or French; subtitled in Spanish or English closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from disc.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Special features include: production notes, cast and filmmakers, theatrical trailer.
Credits: Executive producer, Tim Sanders ; editor, Jamie Selkirk ; produced by Jamie Selkirk, Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson.
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin, Dee Wallace Stone, Jeffrey Combs, Jake Busey, Chi McBride.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : Db sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround; single layer; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic sidescreen (2.35:1).; DVD player required.
Responsibility: Robert Zemeckis presents a Wingnut Films production ; a Peter Jackson film a Universal release.

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Con man Frank Bannister (Fox) has a unique scam-- he works with a group of ghosts who haunt a home until Frank comes along to drive them out, for the right price. But the small town of Fairwater is plagued by a serial killer's evil spirit and Frank and his spiritual cronies face the challenge of getting rid of the ghost before the police decide to get rid of Frank.

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