The Ghost and the Darkness
While working for a railroad baron in colonial Uganda, engineer John Patterson finds his construction efforts stymied by a series of lion attacks. Grizzled hunter Charles Remington is called in to head the desperate effort to kill the animals.
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- Stephen Hopkins
- This movie is
- 1997 Razzie® Awards
- Worst Supporting Actor nominee: Val Kilmer
- 1997 Academy Award®
- Best Sound Effects Editing
RSome violence and gore involving animal attacks
Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 SurroundOther features
Crisp, excellent transfer of this suspenseful film, and the Dolby Digital 5.1 sound is particularly effective. Good sound in a suspense film is essential -- and one of the many pluses of digital sound is its ability to drop down to what seems like complete silence.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it