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Death of a Ghost Hunter (2007)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 28 October 2007 (USA)
Renowned "ghost hunter", Carter Simms is paid to conduct a paranormal investigation of a supposedly haunted house. Along with a cameraman, a reporter, and a spiritual advocate, she embarks on a three night journey into terror.

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Sean Tretta
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patti Tindall ... Carter Simms
Mike Marsh Mike Marsh ... Colin Green
Davina Joy Davina Joy ... Yvette Sandoval
Lindsay Page Lindsay Page ... Mary Young Mortenson
Gordon Clark Gordon Clark ... Seth Masterson
April Hinojosa April Hinojosa ... Mary Beth Masterson
Tim Wadhams Tim Wadhams ... Joseph Masterson
Stephanie Anne Landers Stephanie Anne Landers ... Miranda
Sophia Morgan Stewart Sophia Morgan Stewart ... Susanne Masterson
William McMinn William McMinn ... Peter Masterson
Greta Skelly Greta Skelly ... Martha Guzman
Evelyn Ramos Evelyn Ramos ... Alma Guzman
Sarah Lawton Sarah Lawton ... Captive Girl
Jeff Tretta Jeff Tretta ... Officer Mortenson
Miguel Hinojosa Miguel Hinojosa ... Peter's Voice Double
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Storyline

Renowned "ghost hunter", Carter Simms is paid to conduct a paranormal investigation of a supposedly haunted house. Along with a cameraman, a reporter, and a spiritual advocate, she embarks on a three night journey into terror.

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Taglines:

Carter Simms wanted to prove that there was life after death... She succeeded

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Muerte de una cazafantasmas See more »

Filming Locations:

Mesa, Arizona, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,648, 12 June 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,490, 21 June 2009
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Ominous Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Right after Carter outlines the history of the house, and her methods of hunting ghosts, there are 2 creature type whining sound effects during the scene change. These sounds are taken from the game Populous: The Beginning. Specifically, they are the sound effects used to signify the conjuring of the games Angel of Death. See more »

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When Carter arrives at the Masterson house, her rear license plate is one of Oregon, although it is seen in the beginning that she is from California. See more »

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Spoofs The Blair Witch Project (1999) See more »

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Some decent shocks, could have been better
8 October 2012 | by Mikkel-0-934971See all my reviews

Overall, the film did decently with setting up an atmosphere.

I do have a few points of critique: 1. Very repetitive background music. Those notes on the piano ended up bugging me a lot, since they were in every scary scene.

2. Other sound issues - some scenes very obviously had all sound cut, the film could've used a "noise" track so these scenes wouldn't stand out so much. There was *some* nice music scores, but I feel that starting them out at a lower volume (and keeping them lower) would've drawn less attention to them.

3. Some sequences - particularly the end - could've been shortened down a bit. With the fluff overall, I'd say the film could easily have been 20 minutes (and maybe even 30 minutes, if you're good at killing your darlings) shorter.

Overall, I'd say the film shows some nice ideas, and at times a good execution of said ideas.


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