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Thirteen Ghosts

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Thirteen Ghosts

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
89 minutes
Wide Release Date:
10/26/01
performer:
Shannon Elizabeth, Matthew Lillard, Tony Shalhoub, F. Murray Abraham, Embeth Davidtz, Rah Digga, Alec Roberts
director:
Steve Beck
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
Todd Alcott, Steve Beck, Neal Marshall Stevens
genre:
Horror

We gave it a C-

Thirteen Ghosts, the second over-the-top remake of an over-the-top William Castle horror flick (the first was ”House on Haunted Hill”) tries to update the innocent camp of the original with cheap post-”Scream” irony and lazy, scattered racial jokes while dishing out technologically advanced spookiness. The result is a Halloween movie in horror limbo in which Tony Shalhoub, Shannon Elizabeth, Matthew Lillard, and others scream down hallways populated by ghosts.