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Ghosts of War (2020)

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Five American soldiers assigned to hold a French Chateau near the end of World War II. This unexpected respite quickly descends into madness when they encounter a supernatural enemy more terrifying than anything seen on the battlefield.


Eric Bress


Eric Bress
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Brenton Thwaites ... Chris
Kyle Gallner ... Tappert
Alan Ritchson ... Butchie
Theo Rossi ... Kirk
Skylar Astin ... Eugene
Billy Zane ... Dr. Engel
Vivian Gray Vivian Gray ... Ann
Shaun Toub ... Mr. Helwig
Laila Banki ... Mrs. Helwig
Yanitsa Mihailova ... Christina
Kaloyan Hristov Kaloyan Hristov ... Helwig Boy
Shannon McKain ... Lieutenant Morgan
Nathan Cooper ... Private #1
Matthew Reese ... Sergeant Elks / Echo 11
Alexander Behrang Keshtkar ... Isis Leader (as Alexander Keshtkar)


Follows five battle-hardened American soldiers assigned to hold a French Chateau near the end of World War II. Formerly occupied by the Nazi high command, this unexpected respite quickly descends into madness when they encounter a supernatural enemy far more terrifying than anything seen on the battlefield.

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The Enemy Isn't Out There. It's In Here.


Horror | Thriller | War

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, disturbing and grisly images, language and brief nude images | See all certifications »

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Though set in France, the film was shot largely on location in Bulgaria. See more »


The captions in the beginning place the action in France during 1944. Given the climate and the fact that the Allies landed in Normandy in June with Paris being liberated in August, but there is still a significant German presence in France, one can deduce the events of the film happened in late August or early September 1944. Also, the platoon appears to be on a vanguard mission to secure a strategic location. Yet, Tapper tells a story of not sleeping while on a march to Stuttgart, a German city close to Berlin. This is not possible, as no American or Allied troops had entered Germany by the time the events of the movie take place. See more »

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Intriguing start, but fizzles out completely
17 July 2020 | by Xavier_StoneSee all my reviews

The first half of this movie is actually interesting and this movie blends a WWII theme with a paranormal theme quite well. However after the initial setup has passed this movie stalls and can't seem to find out how to best continue the action or wrap up an ending. Some jump scares and a few creepy scenes but nothing overly engaging or worth noting.

Then it's almost like the director had to wrap up shooting or ran out of money as the ending is rushed and is over in maybe 5-8 mins. Eric Bress writes and directs this and is most noted for the Final Destination series and the Butterfly Effect, 10-15 years ago. Sadly he hasn't created nothing in between now and then and hasn't learned how to create a good ending yet.

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17 July 2020 (UK) See more »

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