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Ghost Ship

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After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre occurrences happen and the group becomes trapped inside the ship, which they soon learn is inhabited by a demonic creature.

Directed by: Steve Beck

Who Stars in Ghost Ship

Gabriel Byrne
Captain Sean Murphy

Gabriel Byrne

Julianna Margulies
Maureen Epps

Julianna Margulies

Desmond Harrington
Jack Ferriman

Desmond Harrington

Ron Eldard
Dodge

Ron Eldard

Isaiah Washington
Greer

Isaiah Washington

Karl Urban
Munder

Karl Urban


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Review for Ghost Ship

Author: Wuchak

Ghostly happenings on a decades-lost lost ocean liner RELEASED IN 2002 and directed by Steve Beck, "Ghost Ship" revolves around salvagers finding a mysterious ship in the Bering Sea that's been lost for four decades and they intend to claim it, but things go from strange to worse as they board the eerie vessel and try to tow it to harbor. The cast is strong, headed by Gabriel Byrne. Emily Brown appears as a 12 year-old girl. Julianna Margulies looks fine but they don't do enough with her. Francesca Rettondini is also on hand. Let's just say the low-budget "Ghost Voyage" (2008) is better in the area of women. Still, the ship sets are excellent and it certainly seems like they shot the film on a real vessel. Interestingly, the Antonia Graza of the movie is a replica of the Andrea Doria. Other positives include: The refreshing score with “Not Falling” by Mudvayne thrown in for good measure; a nice haunting atmosphere at sea with one creepy scene reminiscent of the excellent “Dead Calm” (1989); potent visuals of the formidable vessel looming over the tugboat; plus some good thrills, notably one of the greatest horror scenes in the history of cinema in the prologue, no kidding. There's also a decent revelation thrown in at the end. If you like this one be sure to check out the aforementioned "Ghost Voyage," which is a TV movie. "Ghost Ship" was released to theaters and obviously had a bigger budget, but that doesn't mean it's better, just that it's more polished. THE FILM RUNS 91 minutes. WRITERS: Mark Hanlon and John Pogue. GRADE: B


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Production

Village Roadshow Pictures logo
Village Roadshow Pictures

NPV Entertainment

Dark Castle Entertainment logo
Dark Castle Entertainment

Ghost Ship Films Pty. Ltd.

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Warner Bros. Pictures


Facts

Status
Released

Release Date
2002-10-25

Original Language
English

Runtime
1 hr 31 mins

Budget
$ 35,000,000.00 (Estimated)

Revenue
$ 68,349,884.00 (USA)

Profit
$ 33,349,884.00 (Estimated in USA)

Genres
Horror Mystery Thriller

Keywords
cruise pilot ghost ship


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