The Frighteners (1996) – The Young Psychic

The Frighteners (1996)

  • Release Date:  1996
  • Genre:  Comedy, Ghost & Spirit
  • Director:  Peter Jackson
  • Screenwriter:  Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson
  • Cast & Crew: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin, Jeffrey Combs, Dee Wallace, Jake Busey, Chi McBride, Jim Fyfe, Troy Evans, Julianna McCarthy, R. Lee Ermey, Elizabeth Hawthorne, Angela Bloomfield, Desmond Kelly

The Frighteners (1996)Rating:

The Frighteners is one of the popular horror movie of 1996 which has got a good response from the audience and also, we can see the mixed reaction of people through this horror movie


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  • Dylan is one of the famous critics after watching this movie Dylan has given a rating of  7.5 / 10;
  • Eloise is another popular critics which have given a rating of  8 / 10;
  • Raoul has liked this movie and given The Frighteners a rating of  8 / 10;

The Frighteners (1996) Synopsis:

Frank is a young psychic who can see the dead and uses his talent to make an unethical business. As mysterious deaths plague the city, he and his team of ghosts will try to save the beautiful Lucy.


The Frighteners (1996) Review:

After Bad Taste, Meet The Feebles and Braindead, The Frighteners came as the fourth horror comedy by Peter Jackson and its last film of the genre. It seems that during these years Jackson has been diluting his horror style to orientate it towards a larger audience. Bad Taste and Meet The Feebles were true “genre film”, the first one being highly absurd and the second one a UFO of perversity and sadistic humor. Braindead, despite its high amount of gore, already appeared as a more cheesy comedy. With The Frighteners, Peter Jackson gives us a film which, apart from a couple of dirty jokes, could be easily classified as a “family” movie.

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