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Urban Ghost Story (1998)

R | | Drama, Horror | November 2000 (USA)
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After a car accident, Lizzie lies dead on the roadside - slowly she is taken into the light - but is pulled back to earth when she is revived by the doctors. Lizzie feels sure that during ... See full summary »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Connery ... John Fox
Stephanie Buttle Stephanie Buttle ... Kate Fisher
Heather Ann Foster Heather Ann Foster ... Lizzie Fisher
Nicola Stapleton ... Kerrie
James Cosmo ... Minister
Elizabeth Berrington ... Mrs. Ash
Siri Neal Siri Neal ... Social Worker (as Siri O'Neal)
Andreas Wisniewski ... Quinn
Billy Boyd ... Loan Shark
Kenneth Bryans Kenneth Bryans ... Mr. Ash
Carolyn Bonnyman Carolyn Bonnyman ... Mrs. Miller
Alan Owen Alan Owen ... Alex Fisher
Stephen Howard ... Coroner (as Stephen MacDonald)
Julie Austin Julie Austin ... Teacher
Nicola Greene Nicola Greene ... WPC Tomkins


After a car accident, Lizzie lies dead on the roadside - slowly she is taken into the light - but is pulled back to earth when she is revived by the doctors. Lizzie feels sure that during the 184 seconds that she lay dead, something latched on to her and came back into her world. The nightmares and visions that follow only crystallize her belief that she should have died in the crash... Then the disturbances start, at first merely tappings and bad smells - but soon the activity escalates. Lizzie seems to be the focus, but according to others, she's just playing games for attention. Only when Kate, her mother, is confronted with inexplicable events does she face the possibility that they may be the victims of a poltergeist infestation. Written by Anonymous

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She should be dead, now she wishes she was...


Drama | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some drug content and violent images | See all certifications »


Official Sites:

Living Spirit Pictures





Release Date:

November 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ghost Story See more »


Box Office


$500,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Living Spirit Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs


Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Loan Shark: Throw that wee bitch over the fuckin' balcony!
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Written by Muff Murfin
Proced by Happy Face Music
Copyright 1996 Clyde 2
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Sixth Sense meets Trainspotting on ITV
2 September 2004 | by marysiaSee all my reviews

Billy Boyd is the sexiest Glaswegian thug ever, I want to have his little ned babies. He will beat me and I will drink all the time and the children will steal cars and start smoking when they are seven, we will be the perfect family. I will stick by him even through his years in prison and his numerous bits of stuff on the side. This is my dream.

Jason Connery is also not bad looking, even funny German scientist dude was kinda cute. The movie was also quite good, well worth the £4.99 I paid that's for damn sure. Take a couple of characters from Trainspotting and stick them into a mix of Sixth Sense and Poltergeist. Now ramp down your expectations to British ITV movie level and you're there. A lot better than I would have expected.

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