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Ghost Fever (1986)

PG | | Comedy, Horror | 27 March 1987 (USA)
Two policeman are sent on a routine assignment to serve an eviction notice. It becomes anything but run-of-the-mill when they become involved in the ghostly happenings.

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Benny
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Madame St. Esprit
Deborah Benson ...
Linda
Diana Brookes ...
Lisa
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Andrew Lee
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Terrible Tucker
Pepper Martin ...
Sheriff Clay
Kenneth Johnston ...
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George Palmiero ...
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Two policeman are sent on a routine assignment to serve an eviction notice. It becomes anything but run-of-the-mill when they become involved in the ghostly happenings. Written by Stuart Jackson <sjackson@yarrow.wt.com.au>

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Sherman Hemsley is a big city cop hot on the trail of the ghosts too bad to be busted. See more »

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Shot in 1985 not released until 1987, after extensive re-shooting and re-editing, resulting in director Lee Madden demanding that his name be removed from the credits. It was, replaced by the fictional "Alan Smithee". See more »

Connections

Featured in The Cinema Snob: Ghost Fever (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Feet Of The Pony
Music by Randall Rumage and James Hart
Lyrics by Sandy Sherman
Vocal by James Carnelli
Produced by James Hart
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Sign of the Times
4 February 2000 | by (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

Mind you, it has been years since I've seen this movie, almost a decade and a half. But when I did see it, it was fantastic. My brother and I would always rent it if there was nothing better to get. And to us this was a scary movie, we were able to use our imagination (which is why we liked it). We would be scared and be laughing our heads off at the same time. Mind you he was three and I was six. And after I saw Nightmare on Elm St. with a friend of mine a year later, Ghost Fever for some reason just wasn't scary anymore. But it left great memories of childhood. I'm sure we all have the movies from that past that we see now and say "What was I thinking?" and Ghost Fever is one of mine.


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