The Ghost and the Darkness

Starring: Val Kilmer & Michael Douglas Director: Stephen Hopkins  Rated: R: Restricted
Prey For The Hunters
Rating 4.5
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1996
  • Label: Paramount Catalog
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French
    • Subtitles - English, Spanish

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Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - 10/31/1996
"...A hypnotic spectacle....Douglas and Kilmer spar splendidly in their roles..."
Variety - 10/07/1996
"...A classy, high-gloss yarn with sterling production values, fine performances and breathtaking vistas. It's a literate and eerie true-life chiller..."

Product Description:

Based on a true story, THE GHOST AND THE DARKNESS takes place in Africa during the late 1890s and concerns two ferocious lions who killed 130 railroad construction workers in only two months. A pair of courageous men, no-nonsense engineer John Patterson (Val Kilmer) and rugged hunter Charles Remington (Michael Douglas), set out to shoot the creatures, known as the Ghost and the Darkness. Making their task even harder is the two animals un-lionlike behavior--they kill in tandem, attack in the daylight, and show no fear of anything. Soon the hunters become the hunted....

Plot Keywords:

Action | Adventure | Africa | Animals | Jungle | Suspense | Thriller | True Story

Production Notes:

  • Released theatrically in the USA October 11, 1996.
  • Produced by Constellation Films.
  • Color by Video Lab; prints by DeLuxe; shot with Panavision equipment.

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  • Sales Rank: 105,855
  • UPC: 883929311019
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