A modern-day deputy tracks an abducted girl to a ghost town, and the spirits of the past who took her.


(as Richard Governor), (uncredited)


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Deputy Langley tracks a kidnapped girl to an abandoned ghost town. However, the town is not abandoned, but haunted by the spirits of an outlaw, Devlin, and his gang, who hold the equally deceased townspeople hostage until the outlaws can be killed by a lawman. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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The good. The bad. The Satanic.


Action | Horror | Western


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Release Date:

11 November 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Cidade Fantasma  »

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Constant changes to the script caused Richard McCarthy to walk off the set two weeks before principal photography was completed, which forced cinematographer Mac Ahlberg to take over as director. See more »


Towards the beginning of the film, when Langley kneels down and picks up a handful of sand, you can clearly see the reflection of camera equipment in his sunglasses. See more »


Dealer: Time is all we got in Cruz Del Diablo. Your future will wait 'til you get there. It's the past you can't do anything about.
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References Ghoulies II (1988) See more »


I am The Hunted
Written by Paul Sabu, Neil Citron & Bryant Markovitch
Performed by Swift Kick
Published by Jungle Boy Music, BMI.
Surrounded by Italians, BMI.
Markovitch Entertainment Group, BMI.
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Possibly the most overlooked and under-rated horror movie of all time. An original idea, well put together, should deserve more respect than the 'getting dusty on a video store shelf' this film received. Good movie. 8/10.

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