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A Dead Calling -- When a supernatural force causes Elizabeth, a young story editor for the local paper, to investigate an old house, she finds herself to be the only hope for a family of long dead ghosts yearning to tell the story of their massacre.
A Dead Calling -- US Home Video Trailer from Lions Gate Films


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Release Date:
12 December 2006 (USA) See more »
In New York, the journalist Rachel Beckwith is attacked by a burglar and her fiancé Brian is murdered trying to defend her... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Alexandra Holden ... Rachel Beckwith

John Burke ... Stephen Javitz

Sid Haig ... George

Leslie Easterbrook ... Marge

Bill Moseley ... Chief Murken

Caia Coley ... Mrs. Sullivan

Timothy Oman ... Frank Sullivan (as Tim Oman)
Micah Costanza ... Deputy Murken

Mike Korich ... Arnie Howard

Samm Enman ... Desk Sergeant

Shawn Hoffman ... Brian

Adair Tishler ... Mary
Matteo Indelicato ... Detective
Jay Wilkins ... Joe
Shannon Pierce Wilkins ... Mrs. Pennington (as Shannon Pierce)
Millicent Rayner ... Elizabeth
Ally Steel ... News Field Producer

Gage Hubbard ... Guy on Road
Aubrey Jensen ... Girl on Road

Kyle Red Silverstein ... Joseph Sullivan (as Kyle Silverstein)

Stan Bly ... Superior Detective
Stephanie Wyss ... Stephanie
Brad Barnholtz ... Restaurant Owner (as Brad Chance)

Michael Feifer ... Mr. Sullivan

Directed by
Michael Feifer 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Feifer 

Produced by
Barry Barnholtz .... executive producer
Arthur Bonner .... assistant producer
Melvin Butters .... associate producer
Michael Feifer .... producer
Yaron Kaplan .... line producer
Ethan Wiley .... associate producer
Original Music by
Glenn Morrissette 
Cinematography by
Hank Baumert Jr. 
Film Editing by
Bryan Roberts 
Casting by
Mark Tillman 
Production Design by
Nicole Ruby 
Set Decoration by
Bianca Butti 
Costume Design by
Heather Hershman 
Makeup Department
Gage Hubbard .... assistant makeup artist
Aubrey Jensen .... makeup department head
Keri Payne .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Yaron Kaplan .... unit production manager
Will Santa Cruz .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Arthur Bonner .... second second assistant director
'Rick' Ricardo Escamilla .... second assistant director
Yaron Kaplan .... first assistant director
Dan Speaker .... second unit director
Kim Turney .... second unit director
Art Department
Merissa Lombardo .... property master
Matt Hausmann .... graphic designer (uncredited)
Sound Department
Sam Aronson .... sound designer
Sam Aronson .... sound re-recording mixer
Ken Cain .... sound editor
Stacy Hill .... sound mixer
Marcus Ricaud .... sound mixer
Luke LaFontaine .... stunt rigger
Dan Speaker .... stunt coordinator
Chester E. Tripp III .... stunts
Kim Turney .... assistant stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Devyn Allee .... dolly grip
Rob Berrey .... best boy grip
Christian H. Burton .... camera operator (as Chris Burton)
Steve Irvine .... gaffer
Christopher Preston .... second assistant camera
Lynette Privatsky .... camera data management
Rocky Romines .... key grip
James A. Seale .... key grip (as James Anthony Seale)
Matthew Thiemann .... best boy electric
Kim Turney .... camera data management
Editorial Department
Ben Edwards .... on-line editor
Allen Kelly .... Da Vinci colorist
Transportation Department
Lauren Levine .... transportation captain
Other crew
Arthur Bonner .... production coordinator
Liana Bryer .... executive assistant
'Rick' Ricardo Escamilla .... production coordinator
Russell Frazier .... main title design
Mary Shellogg .... script supervisor

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Aspect Ratio:
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Continuity: When Rachel is having breakfast with her parents, you can see her plate is empty as her mother places the father's eggs on his plate. Rachel sits down at the table and there are eggs visible on her plate as well as buttered toast. A moment later, her mother brings her eggs in a skillet and the eggs that were on her plate a moment before are gone. Rachel's eggs disappeared as she was reaching for toast.See more »
[first lines]
Rachel Beckwith:[into camera] We asked Chief Barnholtz, and he says simply, quote, "I just can't afford to keep as many officers on the beat as I used to."
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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
A Dead Film, 14 November 2008
Author: lastliberal from United States

I was looking for something dark, and I got it. It plays like a Japanese horror film, and there is a slasher in it, but there was little else to hold my interest.

Except for Sid Haig, of course. I just watched him the other night in his clown makeup, and he really was funny as a regular father in this film. He was "Father Knows Best" with an affinity for guns. He really made me keep watching until the end. His wife was Leslie Easterbrook. This was their third movie together after Halloween and The Devil's Rejects. Of course, many remember her from the Police Academy films.

Also from Halloween, The Devil's Rejects, and Grindhouse was Bill Moseley as the sheriff.

This must have been the fourth or fifth Michael Feifer film I have seen. He does a lot of serial killers. His films are usually worth watching, but nothing to write home about.

If you like the genre check it out on cable sometime.

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