The Ghost and the Darkness R

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  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 49 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: September 12, 2017
  • Originally Released: 1996
  • Label: Paramount

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Total Count: 47


User Ratings: 53,556
Rating: 2/4 -- Ranges in quality from adolescent boys' adventure stories to Heart of Darkness.
Globe and Mail
Apr 12, 2002
Rating: 3/4 -- Effectively wipes out the lion's cuddly image from The Lion King and reinstates its rep as the fearsome king of the jungle. Full Review
Sep 10, 2005
Rating: 3/5 -- atmospheric but uneven thriller
Shadows on the Wall
Nov 8, 2004
Rating: 3/5 -- A scenery-chewing Michael Douglas is the highlight of this passable landlocked variation of Jaws.
Fantastica Daily
Oct 6, 2005
A roaring adventure. Full Review
Jan 28, 2005
Rating: C -- Hopkins' direction is competent, and Goldman's screenplay merely serves its purpose. Full Review
Zaki's Corner
Jun 23, 2019
...A classy, high-gloss yarn with sterling production values, fine performances and breathtaking vistas. It's a literate and eerie true-life chiller...
Oct 7, 1996

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....


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  • Sales Rank: 10,571
  • UPC: 032429281418
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