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Ghost Rider (2007)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Fantasy, Thriller  |  16 February 2007 (USA)
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Stunt motorcyclist Johnny Blaze gives up his soul to become a hellblazing vigilante, to fight against power hungry Blackheart, the son of the devil himself.

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When the motorcyclist Johnny Blaze finds that his father Barton Blaze has a terminal cancer, he accepts a pact with the Mephistopheles, giving his soul for the health of his beloved father. But the devil deceives him, and Barton dies in a motorcycle accident during an exhibition. Johnny leaves the carnival, his town, his friends and his girlfriend Roxanne. Years later Johnny Blaze becomes a famous motorcyclist, who risks his life in his shows, and he meets Roxanne again, now a TV reporter. However, Mephistopheles proposes Johnny to release his contract if he become the "Ghost Rider" and defeat his evil son Blackheart, who wants to possess one thousand evil souls and transform hell on earth. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated PG-13 for horror violence and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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16 February 2007 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$52,022,908 (USA) (16 February 2007)

Gross:

$115,802,596 (USA) (27 April 2007)
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A fun Film
3 March 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I went to see this film in the process of my work and so didn't pay and was just able to sit back and enjoy it for what it was.

I would probably not have paid to see this film anyway because it just did not look like something that i would be into, however, i am glad i have seen it and i really did enjoy most of it.

Sure, some parts just made me want to get up and leave, and the film as a whole seemed to be carried by the fact that cage was in it(i am sure it would have been a straight to DVD/video if he had not been) but the acting was of a good standard, it had comic undulations that probably only appeared to those with shall we say a more 'eccentric' attitude to comedy, and it had some moments that made you twitch a little in your seat.

Funny, scary, pathetic, bad can all be used to describe this film, and it will probably be slated for all its worth.

All i have left to say is this:

To all the dads out there, get your kids, take them to see this film. They will enjoy it for its scares and fantasy, you Will enjoy the fact that Raquel Alessi and Eva Mendes are in it. Just do it!


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