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Ghost Ship

5 Ratings: 0.6
A movie directed by Steve Beck

Starring Gabriel Byrne, Julianna Margulies, Ron Eldard, Desmond Harrington   Directed by Steve Beck   Writer:  Mark Hanlon   2002      Product Description   In a remote region of the Bering … see full wiki

Director: Steve Beck
Genre: Horror
Release Date: October 25, 2002
MPAA Rating: R
4 reviews about Ghost Ship
review by . November 27, 2008
Ghost Ship
Wow! If you love a great splatter scene, you will be hooked on this movie within the first five minutes. Remember when the lawyer split in Thirteen Ghosts? Within 5 minutes of Ghost ship a cable on a luxury cruise ship snaps and slices an entire deck full of people in half. Awesome special effects here! The main premise of the movie follows a salvage crew hired by a man who claims to have found a large derelict vessel, offering them a large percentage to help him haul it in. They find the ship, …
review by . October 18, 2004
The ocean and her countless waves have always provided excellent fodder for storytellers throughout all time. There are more tales about ghosts, ghouls, and monsters on ships and under the water than we can ever dream of. For that reason, "Ghost Ship" was tested hard to give any originality to it's story. "Ghost Ship" does manage to dig up a little originality, but in the end, it's just another ghost flick where one bad apple spoils the whole tree.    It is a very slick film …
review by . January 21, 2004
posted in Movie Hype
I am balancing the scale here, forgive me.Ghost Ship was actually better than I expected, with an opening that beats-out the rest of the film. Another example of this formula can be found in another slightly better film, "Event Horizon", which is on a 'space-ship' rather than a regular one.An ocean-liner disappears many years ago, only to be discovered again inhabited by ghostly beings. There are some parts better than others, with some good old/new fashion jumps. That's what really counts nowaday's, …
review by . October 21, 2002
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Interesting idea.     Cons: Average effects, dull story.     The Bottom Line: Nothing new here.     Sailors of old have often passed long, cold, and lonely nights at sea with tales of ghost ships that travel beyond this realm accumulating victims to their spectral crew with each appearance. There have been several boats that have vanished only to be found without a crew, and such tales have inspired films for years. There has been …
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