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The Spirit Is Willing

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The Spirit Is Willing (1967)

100 min - Comedy - 7 July 1967
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When Ben and Kate Powell (Sid Caesar and Vera Miles) rent a haunted New England house by the sea, their son Steve (Barry Gordon) gets blamed for the destruction caused by three unruly ghosts. Another of 'exploitation king' William Castle's supernatural films, this one is studded with familiar character actors including Harvey Lembeck, Mary Wickes, John McGiver, Doodles Weaver, Jesse White and John ("Gomez Addams") Astin.

Director:  William Castle

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When Ben and Kate Powell (Sid Caesar and Vera Miles) rent a haunted New England house by the sea, their son Steve (Barry Gordon) gets blamed for the destruction caused by three unruly ghosts. Another of 'exploitation king' William Castle's supernatural films, this one is studded with familiar character actors including Harvey Lembeck, Mary Wickes, John McGiver, Doodles Weaver, Jesse White and John ("Gomez Addams") Astin.


Collections: William Castle

Tagline: Kiss-Hungry Girl Ghosts Looking for a Live Lover in a Haunted House of Mayhem.

Genres: Comedy

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  7 July 1967

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Paramount, William Castle Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 40 min

Gremlins 2: The New Batch

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Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

PG-13 106 min - Comedy, Horror, Fantasy - 15 June 1990
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Young sweethearts Billy and Kate move to the Big Apple, land jobs in a high-tech office park and soon reunite with the friendly and lovable Gizmo. But a series of accidents creates a whole new generation of Gremlins. The situation worsens when the devilish green creatures invade a top-secret laboratory and develop genetically altered powers, making them even harder to destroy!

Director:  Joe Dante
Writers:  Charles S. Haas

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Young sweethearts Billy and Kate move to the Big Apple, land jobs in a high-tech office park and soon reunite with the friendly and lovable Gizmo. But a series of accidents creates a whole new generation of Gremlins. The situation worsens when the devilish green creatures invade a top-secret laboratory and develop genetically altered powers, making them even harder to destroy!


Collections: Joe Dante

Tagline: Here they grow again.

Genres: Comedy, Horror, Fantasy

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  15 June 1990

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Budget:  $50,000,000
Revenue:  $41,482,207

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Amblin Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 46 min

Return of the Killer Tomatoes!

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Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)

PG 98 min - Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction - 22 April 1988
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Crazy old Professor Gangreen has developed a way to make tomatoes look human for a second invasion.

Director:  John De Bello
Writers:  John De Bello, Stephen Andrich, Costa Dillon, J. Stephen Peace

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Crazy old Professor Gangreen has developed a way to make tomatoes look human for a second invasion.


Collections: John De Bello

Tagline: They were out for blood, and rotten to the core. Now they're back ...

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  22 April 1988

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Production Companies:  Transatlantic Entertainment, Four Square Productions, Tomatos II

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 38 min

The Frighteners

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The Frighteners (1996)

R 110 min - Horror, Comedy - 18 July 1996
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Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more people dying in the small town where he lives. As he tries to piece together the supernatural mystery of these killings, he falls in love with the wife of one of the victims and deals with a crazy FBI agent.

Director:  Peter Jackson

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Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more people dying in the small town where he lives. As he tries to piece together the supernatural mystery of these killings, he falls in love with the wife of one of the victims and deals with a crazy FBI agent.


Collections: Peter Jackson

Tagline: No Rest for the Wicked.

Genres: Horror, Comedy

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Country:   New Zealand,   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  18 July 1996

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Budget:  $30,000,000
Revenue:  $29,359,216

Company Credits

Production Companies:  WingNut Films, Universal Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 50 min