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Ghost Town (1988)

A modern-day deputy tracks an abducted girl to a ghost town, and the spirits of the past who took her.

Directors:

Richard McCarthy (as Richard Governor), Mac Ahlberg (uncredited)

Writers:

Duke Sandefur, David Schmoeller (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Franc Luz ... Langley
Catherine Hickland ... Kate
Jimmie F. Skaggs ... Devlin
Penelope Windust ... Grace
Bruce Glover ... Dealer
Zitto Kazann Zitto Kazann ... Blacksmith
Blake Conway Blake Conway ... Harper
Laura Schaefer ... Etta
Michael Alldredge ... Bubba
Ken Kolb Ken Kolb ... Ned
Will Hannah Will Hannah ... Billy
Henry Kendrick ... Weasel (as Henry Max Kendrick)
James Oscar Lee James Oscar Lee ... Jake
Charles Robert Harden Charles Robert Harden ... Tomas
Edward Gabel Edward Gabel ... Cletus
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Storyline

Deputy Langley tracks a kidnapped girl to an abandoned ghost town. However, the town is not abandoned, but haunted by the spirits of an outlaw, Devlin, and his gang, who hold the equally deceased townspeople hostage until the outlaws can be killed by a lawman. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

The good. The bad. The Satanic.

Genres:

Action | Horror | Western

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Cidade Fantasma See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The final released version of the film is actually a workprint version of the film and not a complete version of the film. See more »

Goofs

Towards the beginning of the film, when Langley kneels down and picks up a handful of sand, you can clearly see the reflection of camera equipment in his sunglasses. See more »

Quotes

Dealer: Time is all we got in Cruz Del Diablo. Your future will wait 'til you get there. It's the past you can't do anything about.
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Alternate Versions

German VHS release was cut by 25 seconds in order to reduce violence. Only in 2018 the uncut version was released. See more »


Soundtracks

I am The Hunted
Written by Paul Sabu, Neil Citron & Bryant Markovitch
Performed by Swift Kick
Published by Jungle Boy Music, BMI.
Surrounded by Italians, BMI.
Markovitch Entertainment Group, BMI.
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Quick, sharp overview
30 December 1998 | by WilfieSee all my reviews

Possibly the most overlooked and under-rated horror movie of all time. An original idea, well put together, should deserve more respect than the 'getting dusty on a video store shelf' this film received. Good movie. 8/10.


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