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Dark Tower (1989)

The construction of a skyscraper is being haunted by a ghost.

Directors:

Freddie Francis (as Ken Barnett), Ken Wiederhorn (as Ken Barnett)

Writers:

Robert J. Avrech (story) (as Robert J. Avereck), Robert J. Avrech (as Robert J. Averech) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Michael Moriarty ... Dennis Randall
Jenny Agutter ... Carolyn Page
Carol Lynley ... Tilly
Theodore Bikel ... Max Gold
Kevin McCarthy ... Sergie
Anne Lockhart ... Elaine
Patch Mackenzie ... Maria
Bob Sherman Bob Sherman ... Williams (as Robert Sherman)
Ricardo Azulay Ricardo Azulay ... Charlie (as Rick Azulay)
Ramiro Oliveros ... Joseph (as Radmiro Oliveros)
Jordi Batalla Jordi Batalla ... Mueller
Jaime Ros Jaime Ros ... Beck (as Juame Ross)
Monica Fatjo Monica Fatjo ... Rebecca
Juan Ramón Romani Juan Ramón Romani ... Philip Page
Mara Bador Mara Bador ... Rebecca's Mother
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Storyline

When a window-washer falls to his death from the side of a Barcelona high-rise office building (also killing an unsuspecting pedestrian), security consultant Dennis Randall is called in to investigate. Although he first believes the deaths to be accidental, he soon comes to realize that some strange force is at work inside the building. What could be causing these accidents? More importantly, is there any way it can be stopped? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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In a city that never sleeps... this building is a nightmare. See more »


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Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Curse V See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Michael Moriarty replaced Roger Daltrey. See more »

Goofs

She loses a shoe towards the end while she is running through the halls. In the scenes after that besides the shoes changing color, sometimes she is wearing only one shoe, and other times she still has both shoes on. See more »

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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

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Interesting Supernatural Thriller
12 March 2000 | by WritnGuy-2See all my reviews

I'd been meaning to rent this for a while, and finally last night, I did, and I must say, I liked it.

Jenny Agutter ("American Werewolf in London") plays Carolyn Page, the head architect of a new skyskraper, towering over metropolitan Spain. Things are going well until a window-washer drops twenty-eight stories off the pulley, and lands on the top executive of the building. Michael Moriarity plays Dennis Randall, who is brought onto the case of the murders. Incidentally, he is also having an affair with Carolyn, who is haunted by her dead husband. In fact, so is the building, and as more people die, and Dr. Max Gold (Theodore Bikel) an exorcist, is brought in, the real secrets of the dark tower are slowly revealed, leading up to an exciting climax with a few unexpected twists.

Entertaining movie, with extremely effective music. If anything, see the movie for the music. It really envokes a feeling of dread, especially in the end chase scene. The movie plays well, and is well-acted. The ending has some surprising twists, and the only flaw was the somewhat silly looking demon. Other than that, a good movie, which gets quite tense towards the end, and has great music. Check it out.


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