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Ghosts (1996)

Not Rated | | Short, Fantasy, Horror | July 1997 (USA)
The music video for Michael Jackson's song "Ghosts", a five-minute shortened version of Michael's original 39 minute short-film, 'Ghosts'.

Director:

Stan Winston

Writers:

Stan Winston (screenplay), Mick Garris (screenplay) | 8 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Jackson ... Maestro / Mayor / Mayor Ghoul / Super Ghoul / Skeleton / Self
Pat Dade Pat Dade ... Pat
Amy Smallman Amy Smallman ... Amy
Edwina Moore ... Edwina
Yasiin Bey ... Dante (as Dante Beze)
Seth Smith Seth Smith ... Seth
Kendall Cunningham Kendall Cunningham ... Kendall
Loren Randolph Loren Randolph ... Loren
Heather Ehlers Heather Ehlers ... Heather
Michael Balderrama Michael Balderrama ... Dancer
Troy Burgess Troy Burgess ... Dancer
Nicole Pantenburg ... Dancer (as Nikki Pantenburg)
John Gregory John Gregory ... Dancer (as John 'Havic' Gregory)
Travis Payne ... Dancer
Michael Gregory ... Dancer
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Storyline

The story tells of a small town that is very much bothered by a very strange and weird man living in a visually haunted house. One day the mayor decides to go with a couple of people from his town to the weird man who's living up the hill, and tell him to leave. When they reach the mayor starts convincing him to leave his town, but the people with the mayor started liking Michael Jackson, and he started singing to them and scaring the mayor. Until in the end the mayor gets too scared and runs away, and the people come to know that Michael isn't too bad after all. Written by Ali <alsaatij@batelco.com.bh>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Are you scared yet?

Genres:

Short | Fantasy | Horror | Music

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

During filming Jackson filmed this while on his history tour See more »

Quotes

Maestro: Are we going somewhere? Hello? It's too late. You're my guests.
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Alternate Versions

Original version featured the song "2 Bad", and other version includes 2 extra songs: "Is It Scary?" and "Ghosts". See more »

Connections

Featured in Michael Jackson Memorial (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

GHOST
Written by Michael Jackson
Co-written by Teddy Riley
Performed by Michael Jackson
Produced by Michael Jackson for MJJ Prods., Inc.
Mijac Music (BMI), admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
Donril Music admin. by Zomba Enterprises, Inc.
Zomba Enterprises Inc. (ASCAP)
All Rights Reserved
Used By Permission
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User Reviews

 
Michael still knows how to thrill an audience
1 May 2000 | by fam.pelgrom-2See all my reviews

Michael Jackson has embraced generations with beautiful short films. Usually they are made to promote a single, but in this case he gives us something else. Sure, in this film there are also songs (which are available on c.d.), but the emphasis is on a funny story and great special effects. This release passed many people by, which is a shame since this thing is really worth watching and shows great promise at Michael's promised new acting jobs.


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Official Sites:

Cannes Film Festival

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Michael Jackson's Ghosts See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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