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FULL SYNOPSIS

This haunted house chiller is the second feature from Dark Castle Entertainment, the mid-budget outfit put together in 1999 to remake the cheesy horror genre pictures of William Castle by his daughter, Terry Castle, and producers Gilbert Adler, Robert Zemeckis, and Joel Silver. Financially ravaged and widowed by a fire that is consuming him with guilt, Arthur Kriticos (Tony Shalhoub) is left to raise two kids on his own: beautiful teenager Kathy (Shannon Elizabeth) and grade school student Bobby (Alec Roberts). Good news suddenly drops into their lives when a lawyer visits and reveals that they have inherited a lavish home from a late uncle, Cyrus (F. Murray Abraham), an eccentric ghost hunter. The Kriticos family moves into the remote house only to discover its odd secret: the dwelling contains a state-of-the-art, elaborate system of moving glass walls that trap spirits inside. Soon the ghosts, which can only be seen through the use of special high-tech spectacles, are loose in the elaborate contraption and are none too thrilled about their predicament. With the exits sealed, the family members try to learn the secret of Uncle Cyrus' bizarre mansion and survive supernatural assaults with the help of sassy housekeeper Maggie (Rah Digga), neurotic psychic Rafkin (Matthew Lillard), and Kalina (Embeth Davidtz), an activist championing the civil rights of ghosts. The eyeglasses through which the spirits can be viewed in Thirteen Ghosts (2001) were part of a ballyhoo gimmick involving pairs of spectacles handed out to audiences for screenings of the 1960 original, which was presented in "Illusion-O." ~ Karl Williams, Rovi

  • Release date:October 26, 2001

Cast

Tony Shalhoub
as Arthur Kriticos
Embeth Davidtz
as Kalina
Matthew Lillard
as Rafkin
Alec Roberts
as Bobby Kriticos
Shannon Elizabeth
as Kathy Kriticos
F. Murray Abraham
as Uncle Cyrus
J.R. Bourne
Mikhael Speidel
as The First Born Son
Mike Crestejo
as Team Member
Matthew Harrison
as Damon
Craig Olejnik
as The Torn Prince
Herbert Duncanson
as The Hammer
Rah Digga
Xantha Radley
as The Pilgrimess
Charles Andre
as Team Member
Shayne Wyler
as The Jackal
C. Ernst Harth
as The Great Child
Jacob Rupp
as Cyrus Assistant
Daniel Wesley
as The Torso
John De Santis
as The Juggernaut
Laurie Soper
as The Dire Mother
Shawna Loyer
as The Angry Princess
Laura Mennell
as The Bound Woman

Crew

Steve Beck
Director
Robert Zemeckis
Producer
Joel Silver
Producer
Gilbert Adler
Producer
Dan Cracchiolo
Producer
Neal Stevens
Screenwriter
Richard D'Ovidio
Screenwriter
Robb White
Screen Story
Gale Tattersall
Cinematographer
Derek Brechin
Editor
Edward Warschilka
Editor
Roy Berkowitz
Editor
Sean Hargreaves
Production Designer
Tim Beach
Supervising Art Director
Don Macauley
Art Director
Terry Castle
Co-producer
Dan Cracchiolo
Executive Producer
Steve Richards
Executive Producer
Eric P. Sundahl
Set Designer
Sherry Miller
Set Designer
Lynn Christopher
Set Designer
Mira Caveno
Set Designer
Dominique Fauquet-Lemaitre
Set Designer
Jenni Gullett
Costume Designer
Dillon Armitage
Special Effects
Matt Earl Beesley
First Assistant Director
Albert M. Shapiro
First Assistant Director
Suzy Stingl
Stunts
Shealah Seaton
Stunts
Kristine Kenworth
Stunts
Yves Cameron
Stunts
Mike Vezina
Stunts
Deborah Macatumpag
Stunts
Alex Green
Stunts
Dave Hospes
Stunts
Fred Perron
Stunts
Guy Bews
Stunts
Christine Sheaks
Casting
Lynne Carrow
Casting
Patrick Ramsay
Sound Mixer
Rebecca Gushin
Casting Associate
Richard Adrian
Sound Effects Director
Omar Daher
Additional Editing
Richard Ellison
Grip
Rick Canelli
ADR Recordist
Rick Hassen
Production Assistant
Mark Eggenweiler
Visual Effects Editor
Mike Fields
Key Make-up
Jim Barrison
First Assistant Camera
Monique Venier
Key Make-up
Laverne Dewberry
ADR Recordist
Leanne Podavin
Key Make-up
Les Wilson
Electrician
Ling Yang
Storyboard Artist
Harold Parker
Post Production Coordinator
Howard Berger
Makeup Special Effects
Adam Kuhn
Post Production Accountant
James Bitonti
Third Assistant Director
James Dillinger
Chief Lighting Technician
Jarrod Tiffin
Gaffer
John Leroy
Grip
John Reitz
Re-Recording Mixer
John Roesch
Foley Artist
John Sanderson
Video Assist
Julia Evershade
Supervising Sound Editor
Julia Frittaion
Publicist
Ken Kirzinger
Stunts Coordinator
Kenji Sweeney
Supervising Animator
Kimi Webber
Script Supervisor
Ann Podlozny
Visual Effects Producer
Sherry Linder-Gygli
Key Hairstylist
Sean Rousseau
Electrician
Shawn Milstead
Electrician
Sandy Monesmith
Hair Styles
Robert Kurtzman
Makeup Special Effects
Ron French
Unit Production Manager
Tom O'Connell
ADR Mixer
Tommy Lockett
Music Editor
Tony Solomons
Additional Editing
Troy Porter
ADR Mixer
Bev Wright
Makeup
Victoria Down
Key Make-up
Wendy Spooner
Casting Assistant
Terry Bishop
Set Dresser
Susan Brouse
Casting Associate
Paul Clemente
Visual Effects Producer
The Picture Mill
Title Design
Andrea Brown
Extra Casting
Brian Epp
Assistant Properties
Cam North
First Assistant Camera
Chad Band
Second Assistant Camera
Alan Markfield
Still Photographer
Chris Botting
Production Assistant
Craig Reardon
Key Make-up
Terry McEwen
First Assistant Camera
Terry Sonderhoff
Special Effects Coordinator
Dave Tarris
Assistant Location Manager
Dan Glass
Visual Effects Supervisor
David Klohn
Second Assistant Director
Dean Eilertson
Properties Master
Guy LeBlanc
Electrician
Dillard Brinson
Key Grip
Geoff Wallace
Assistant Art Director
Gil Forrester
Dolly Grip
Alyson Moore
Foley Artist
Gregg Rudloff
Re-Recording Mixer
Gregory Nicotero
Makeup Special Effects
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