Overview

Karl, a technician in a computer shop, is also the "Address Book Killer," who obtains the names of his victims from stolen address books. Terry and her son Josh come into the store to price software, and a salesman uses Terry's address book to demonstrate a hand-held scanner. Karl obtains the file, and while driving to Terry's house that night in a heavy rainstorm, his car runs off the road and lands upside down in a cemetery. While Karl is undergoing a CAT scan at the hospital, a surge of lightning courses through the building, and Karl's soul is transformed into electrical energy. Karl uses the electrical grid and computer networks to continue his killing spree.

  1. Rachel Talalay

    Director

  2. William Osborne

    Screenplay

  3. William Davies

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Karen Allen

    Karen Allen

    Terry Munroe

  2. Chris Mulkey

    Chris Mulkey

    Bram Walker

  3. Wil Horneff

    Wil Horneff

    Josh Munroe

  4. Jessica Walter

    Jessica Walter

    Elaine Spencer

  5. Shevonne Durkin

    Shevonne Durkin

    Carol Maibaum

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Ghost in the Machine
Ghost in the Machine

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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 29, 1993
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget $12,000,000.00

Revenue $5,086,909.00

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