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The Frighteners
Directed by:
Peter Jackson

Starring Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin, Jeffrey Combs and Jake Busey, "The Frighteners" (also known as "Sospesi nel tempo", "Robert Zemeckis Presents: The Frighteners") is a Comedy/Fantasy/Horror/Thriller film directed by Peter Jackson, released on July 19 of 1996 in the USA.

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Who directed "The Frighteners":

The Frighteners was directed by Peter Jackson, a New Zealander producer, writer, director, actor, and cinematographer.

Before The Frighteners, Peter Jackson had directed Heavenly Creatures, released in 1994, Braindead (1992), Meet the Feebles (1989), Bad Taste (1987). Since, he directed The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, released in 2001, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), King Kong (2005), Temeraire (2009), and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012).

When was "The Frighteners" released:

The Frighteners was initally released in the United States on Friday, July 19, 1996. Also released on this day were Fled (dir. Kevin Hooks), Bye-Bye (dir. Karim Dridi), and Trainspotting. This was twenty-one (21) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, January 24, 1997 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, January 29, 1997 in France; Thursday, January 01, 1998 in Germany; Sunday, September 01, 1996 in Italy; Tuesday, November 12, 1996 in Spain; Thursday, March 13, 1997 in Australia and on Saturday, February 15, 1997 in Japan.

What is the cast of "The Frighteners":

At the casting of The Frighteners we find Michael J. Fox, previously seen in Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996) and The American President (1995); Trini Alvarado (The Perez Family (1995), Little Women (1994)); Peter Dobson (Forrest Gump (1994), Doppelganger (1993)) [ more... ]

  • Jim McLarty and Todd Rippon, John Sumner also appeared in King Kong, released in 2005.
  • Peter Dobson and Jake Busey also appeared in Quiet Days in Hollywood, released in 1997.

What is the Storyline of "The Frighteners":

In 1990, architect Frank Bannister loses his wife, Debra, in a car accident. He gives up his profession, letting his unfinished "dream house" sit incomplete for years. Following the accident, Frank gains the power to see ghosts and befriends three: Cyrus, a 1970s gangster, Stuart, a 1950s nerd, and the Judge, a gunslinger from the Old West. The ghosts haunt houses in the area to accumulate work for Frank's ghostbusting business; Frank then "exorcises" the houses for a fee. Most locals see him as a con [...]

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Michael J. Fox as "Frank Bannister"

Michael J. Fox as Frank Bannister in The Frighteners (1996)

Michael J. Fox as Frank Bannister in The Frighteners (1996)

Michael J. Fox as Frank Bannister in The Frighteners (1996)

Michael J. Fox as Frank Bannister in The Frighteners (1996)

Michael J. Fox as Frank Bannister in The Frighteners (1996)

Michael J. Fox as Frank Bannister in The Frighteners (1996)

Michael J. Fox as Frank Bannister in The Frighteners (1996)

Michael J. Fox as Frank Bannister in The Frighteners (1996)

Michael J. Fox as Frank Bannister in The Frighteners (1996)

Michael J. Fox as Frank Bannister in The Frighteners (1996)

Michael J. Fox as Frank Bannister in The Frighteners (1996)

Michael J. Fox as Frank Bannister in The Frighteners (1996)

Michael J. Fox as Frank Bannister in The Frighteners (1996)

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