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Ghost House (2017)

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A young couple go on an adventurous vacation to Thailand only to find themselves haunted by a malevolent spirit after naively disrespecting a Ghost House.

Director:

Rich Ragsdale

Writers:

Kevin O'Sullivan (screenplay), Jason Chase Tyrrell (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Scout Taylor-Compton ... Julie
James Landry Hébert ... Jim
Mark Boone Junior ... Reno
Russell Geoffrey Banks Russell Geoffrey Banks ... Robert
Rich Lee Gray Rich Lee Gray ... Billy (as Richard Gray)
Elana Krausz ... Gwen
Kevin Ragsdale ... Cal
Wen-Chu Yang ... Watabe (as Wenchu Yang)
Michael S. New ... Gogo
Katrina Grey ... Robert's Girlfriend (as Kat Gray)
Weenat Chaioamphonchit Weenat Chaioamphonchit ... Blind Woman
Thawatchai Janthawan Thawatchai Janthawan ... Beggar #1
Surasit Boonsak Surasit Boonsak ... Beggar #2 (as Mr. Surasit Boonsak)
Narinat Saenphukhiago Narinat Saenphukhiago ... Beggar #3 (as Mrs. Narinat Saenphukhiago)
Pattaravadee Poonvichit Pattaravadee Poonvichit ... Hotel Clerk
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On the arrival in Thailand, the Americans Jim and his girlfriend Julie hire the polite chauffeur Gogo and his van at the airport. They sightsee Bangkok and learn the legend of the ghost houses, miniature houses where spirits peacefully live and do not haunt the living. Then Jim proposes Julie to marry him with an engagement ring. They meet the British Robert and Billy in the hotel lobby and are invited to celebrate their engagement with them. Robert summons Jim to visit a fleshpots and Billy stays outside with Julie. When they leave the spot, Julie has an argument with Jim that is drunken and accepts Robert's invitation to visit ghost houses at the outskirts. Robert wears Julie's scarf about a doll's neck and then he flees with Billy leaving the American couple in the middle of nowhere. Julie does not feel well and Jim calls Gogo to find them and take Julie to a hospital. However, when Gogo sees Julie, he takes her to a nearby village where his aunts live. Then they take Julie to a ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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flame | vacation | thailand | fire | nudity | See All (30) »

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She Will Never Let You Go

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Horror | Thriller

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Trivia

The living dolls GoGo club is on the walking street in Pattaya. Roughly 2 hours drive from Bangkok. See more »

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Let Me Be
Lyrics and Music by Sherri Chung
Performed by Sherri Chung
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An Average And Predictable Mess Of A Film
16 January 2018 | by neener3707See all my reviews

The film starts off moderately ok with a couple vacationing in Thailand who visit an ancient burial site where they are attacked by an evil spirit that follows them throughout the vacation. The film then spirals into a mess of cliches, bad acting, predictable jump scares, and a story that does not hold your attention. The story becomes dull and uninteresting within 15 minutes of the opening, an opening that crams too much information into it, making questions one would have about the story answered already, leaving the story nearly non-existent.

The jump scares are almost all the same. Girl is alone, ghost suddenly appears, girl freaks out. It may work the first few times, but you end up knowing what the scare is going to be before it happens. While the ghost from a distance could be considered by some as scary, up close it is not. The make-up job on the ghost is so poorly done, it renders the tensions useless and takes you out of the moment. The writing is also painfully dull, including characters with barely one dimension as well as conversations that leave you waiting for it to be over so the next scare will come.

In short, if you are a horror veteran, skip it. If not and you want some cheap scares, go for it.


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Country:

USA | Thailand

Language:

English | Thai

Release Date:

25 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Bangkok, Thailand See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,004,155
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2.39:1
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