The Frighteners

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After a car accident in which his wife, Debra, was killed and he was injured, Frank Bannister develops psychic abilities allowing him to see, hear, and communicate with ghosts.

  1. Peter Jackson

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Fran Walsh


Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael J. Fox

    Michael J. Fox

    Frank Bannister

  2. Jeffrey Combs

    Jeffrey Combs

    Milton Dammers

  3. Jake Busey

    Jake Busey

    Johnny Charles Bartlett

  4. Chi McBride

    Chi McBride


  5. Trini Alvarado

    Trini Alvarado

    Dr. Lucy Lynskey

  6. Peter Dobson

    Peter Dobson

    Ray Lynskey

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget $30,000,000.00

Revenue $29,359,216.00

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Release Information

  • July 18, 1996
    R, Theatrical



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