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Death of a Ghost Hunter (2007)

Renowned "ghost hunter", Carter Simms is paid to conduct a paranormal investigation of a supposedly haunted house. Along with a cameraman, a reporter, and a spiritual advocate, she embarks on a three night journey into terror.

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Carter Simms
Mike Marsh ...
Colin Green
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Yvette Sandoval
Lindsay Page ...
Mary Young Mortenson
Gordon Clark ...
Seth Masterson
April Hinojosa ...
Mary Beth Masterson
Tim Wadhams ...
Joseph Masterson
Stephanie Anne Landers ...
Miranda
Sophia Morgan Stewart ...
Susanne Masterson
William McMinn ...
Peter Masterson
Greta Skelly ...
Martha Guzman
Evelyn Ramos ...
Alma Guzman
Sarah Lawton ...
Captive Girl
Jeff Tretta ...
Officer Mortenson
Miguel Hinojosa ...
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Renowned "ghost hunter", Carter Simms is paid to conduct a paranormal investigation of a supposedly haunted house. Along with a cameraman, a reporter, and a spiritual advocate, she embarks on a three night journey into terror.

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Carter Simms wanted to prove that there was life after death... She succeeded

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$3,648 (USA) (12 June 2009)

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$3,490 (USA) (19 June 2009)
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Right after Carter outlines the history of the house, and her methods of hunting ghosts, there are 2 creature type whining sound effects during the scene change. These sounds are taken from the game Populous: The Beginning. Specifically, they are the sound effects used to signify the conjuring of the games Angel of Death. See more »

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In the text display of Journal Entry #1 "Journal" is misspelled as "Jounral" See more »

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Spoofs The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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Haven't been this creeped out in a while.
12 August 2008 | by See all my reviews

Here's the story: A woman has brutally killed her family at home. The guy that just inherited the house is a little spooked by all the ghost stories, and wants it checked out. So he hires Carter Simms, a sort of ghost documentarian, to spend a few days in the house and gather evidence.

Sounds pretty ho-hum, huh? It isn't. This film gave me the willies. It's relatively low-budget - shot on video, and the first little bit of the film makes you think 'how can this be any good?' But trust me, this film had me seeing things in the shadows at the end of the hall before it was half over. NOT a film to watch alone at night in the suburbs. There's lots of 'little bits' of gore, and some absolutely unnerving ghost stuff. (I've got goosebumps just thinking about it).

This is a very well crafted film. As I said earlier, it's not big budget, but clearly everyone involved is VERY good at what they do. Good direction, cinematography and editing. The makeup and effects were top notch. Of special note, the lead actress (Patti Tindall) was excellent and super watchable. I hope we see more of her in the future. The rest of the cast were good as well, but the lead really gave the film depth and weight that made it that much more terrifying to watch.


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