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The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)

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Alex Ferns Alex Ferns
Stockton
Emily Mortimer Emily Mortimer
Helena Patterson
Tom Wilkinson Tom Wilkinson
Robert Beaumont
John Kani John Kani
Samuel
Bernard Hill Bernard Hill
Dr. David Hawthorne
Brian McCardie Brian McCardie
Angus Starling
Henry Cele Henry Cele
Mahina
Om Puri Om Puri
Abdullah


Written by
William Goldman William Goldman
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An average movie

10 years, 1 month ago at Sep 12 20:15
To be honest, I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this flick but since I have a weak spot for Michael Douglas and Val Kilmer, I thought I might as well check it out. Eventually, even though it didn’t really get much love when it was released, I have to admit it, I thought it was actually not bad at all. I mean, sure, as it was pointed out by many people, it's a little bit like 'Jaws' but ... read more

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10 years ago at Oct 2 11:58
Pop Quiz: The Ghost and the Darkness is to lions as *blank* is to sharks. Is the answer: A.) Jaws B.) A Sharks Tale C.) Open Water OR D.) Jaws: The Revenge ?

If you answered D, youre right!!! Because The Ghost and the Darkness is one of the most sh*t-tastic major-studio release films to ever be made and it is about man-eating lions. Val Kilmer plays Dudley Do-Right on safari except ... read more
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Set in 1898, this movie is based on the true story of two lions in Africa that killed 130 people over a nine month period, while a bridge engineer and an experienced old hunter tried to kill them.
Release date: 11 October 1996
UPC: 097363235071
Tags: Thriller (14), Action (9), Drama (9), Horror (6), Africa (6), Adventure (5), Lion (5), Mystery (5), Hunting (4), Suspense (4), 1996 (3), Animals (3), Dark (3), Hunter (2), Darkness (2), 1990's (2), Turn Of The Century (2), 1990s (2), True Story (1), HQ (1)
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