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Ghost in the Machine (1993)

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Karl Hochman, a technician in a computer shop, is also "The Address-Book Killer", who obtains the names of his victims from stolen address-books. Terry Munroe and her son Josh come into the... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Terry Munroe
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Bram Wlaker
Ted Marcoux ...
Karl Hopkins
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Josh Munroe
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Elaine Spencer
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Frazer
Rick Ducommun ...
Phil Stewart
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Karl's Landlord
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Elliott Miller
Shevonne Durkin ...
Carol Maibaum
Richard McKenzie ...
Frank Mallory
Mimi Lieber ...
Marta
Mickey Gilbert ...
Mickey the Driver
Ken Thorley ...
Salesman
Carl Gabriel Yorke ...
Safety Technician
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Storyline

Karl Hochman, a technician in a computer shop, is also "The Address-Book Killer", who obtains the names of his victims from stolen address-books. Terry Munroe and her son Josh come into the store to price software, and a salesman uses Terry's address-book to demonstrate a hand-held scanner. Karl obtains the file, and while driving to Terry's house that night in a heavy electrical storm, his car runs off the road and lands upside down in a cemetery. While Karl is undergoing a CAT scan at the hospital, a surge of lightning courses through the building, and Karl's mind is transformed into electrical energy. Karl uses the electrical grid and computer networks to continue his killing-spree. Written by Dennis Lewis <dsl@sprynet.com>

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Rated R for high-tech horror violence | See all certifications »

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29 December 1993 (USA)  »

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Deadly Terror  »

Box Office

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$4,914,692 (USA)
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Trivia

The trailer shows the power going out at Frazier's place, but yet in the actual movie this scene never happens. See more »

Goofs

At Terry's ATM and on the computer address search, her last name appears as Munroe. On her son's computer info, his name is spelled as Monroe which is what the credits show. See more »

Quotes

Karl Hochman: Excuse me... a little stiff. Caught a bitch of a virus.
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In My Nature
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Written by LaTeece Wallace, DJ Joint, Al Greenwood and David Greenberg
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THIS SCARED ME HALF TO DEATH!! I LOVED IT!!
8 July 2004 | by (Muskogee, OK, USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this film on regular TV a few years back, and I watched because I like Karen Allen. I REALLY enjoyed this film, and YES, I WOULD RENT IT. It had good special effects and I thought the plot was great. A lot of people have seen this film, so that tells you that at least the title is a grabber. I go against all the nay-sayers though, and say this is worth your time if you like scary flicks. I remember the ending being especially suspenseful, right down to the final minutes. I do not watch every horror film that comes along, and most of them are forgettable anyway, but this one has always stuck with me. I would definitely give it FOUR STARS. (Hey, the majority is not always right!)


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