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Chasing Ghosts (2005)

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A serial killer targeting the city's mobsters taunts police with clues and photos left behind at the crime scenes. A veteran cop takes on a rookie partner hoping to crack one last case before retiring.

Directors:

Kyle Dean Jackson, Alan Pao (uncredited)

Writers:

Corey Large (story), Alan Pao
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Madsen ... Kevin Harrison
Corey Large ... Cole Davies / Keris Alfiri
Shannyn Sossamon ... Taylor Spencer
Meat Loaf ... Richard Valbruno (as Michael Meat Loaf Aday)
Gary Busey ... Marcos Alfiri
Sean Whalen ... Marshall
Lochlyn Munro ... John Turbino
Tom Wright ... Tom Shields
Michael Rooker ... Mark Spencer
Danny Trejo ... Carlos Santiago
James Duval ... Dmitri Parramatti
Patrick Kilpatrick ... Neil
Mark Rolston ... Frank Anderson
Robert Miano ... Anthony Parramatti
Rene Mousseux ... James Whineman
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Storyline

In this mysterious film noir thriller, a serial killer targeting the city's mobsters taunts police with clues and photos left behind at the crime scenes. A veteran cop (Michael Madsen) takes on a rookie partner hoping to crack one last case before retiring. As the web of deception and lies unravels, the truth slowly begins to reveal itself...with deadly consequences for all involved. Written by Anonymous

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If you don't catch up to your past, it will catch up to you See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

30 September 2005 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Caça a Fantasmas See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(DVD)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Carlos Santiago: This guy kills who he wants, when he wants and where he wants.
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References The Waltons (1971) See more »

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Movie has its strengths
29 October 2005 | by fightingfitzSee all my reviews

The film has its merits and is quite an accomplishment for $1 million budget that it had. The story can be slow in parts but overall if you like the intricate puzzle story then you will enjoy this film. It is not a shot em up action movie so don't go in thinking that or you will be disappointed. The acting wanes a little for the young detective but overall the cast is good. Madsen plays a role that seems to peak at his real life antics sometimes. The direction is good considering the budget and limitations of being an indy. There were several times in the film where I forgot I was watching a LOW DOLLAR indy and it felt more like any other studio flick. I read an article that said the film was shot in something like 20 days so for that I am impressed. It is not the best movie this year but if you like old noir films and have a thing for Shannyn Sossamon, it is definitely something to catch. The last 20 minutes are GREAT if you have been attentive enough to follow the story up to that point.

Better than most....Not as good as some.


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