15 certificateThe Frighteners is a Film programme that first aired in 1996 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

The Frighteners is a 4 star programme

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The Frighteners (1996)

Directed by
Peter Jackson

'Spiritual clearance' expert Frank and his three phantom pals are con artists. But when they hit upon Fairwater, they find that a series of bizarre deaths are turning it into a ghost town - literally. Eye-catching comedy horror from Peter 'Lord Of The Rings' Jackson.

Written by ,

Also known as "Los Espectros", "Muertos de Miedo"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1996

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Filmed in Colour

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Image for Michael J. FoxMichael J. Fox...Frank Bannister
Trini Alvarado...Dr. Lucy Lynskey
Peter Dobson...Ray Lynskey
John Astin...The Judge
Jeffrey Combs...Milton Dammers
Dee Wallace...Patricia Ann Bradley
Image for Jake BuseyJake Busey...Johnny Charles Bartlett
Image for Chi McBrideChi McBride...Cyrus
Jim Fyfe...Stuart Bannister's Ghostly Assistant
Troy Evans...Sheriff Walt Perry
Julianna McCarthy...Old Lady Bradley
Image for R. Lee ErmeyR. Lee Ermey...Sgt. Hiles
Elizabeth Hawthorne...Magda Rhys-Jones
Angela Bloomfield...Debra Bannister
Desmond Kelly...Harry Sinclair