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Believe (2000)

PG | | Family, Horror | 18 April 2000 (USA)
After being continually kicked out of boarding schools, Ben is sent to live with his stern Grandfather in a small town. While there, no one is interested in him with the exception of a girl... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Tinnell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ricky Mabe ... Benjamin Stiles
Mario Boni Mario Boni ... Cliff
Justin Bradley Justin Bradley ... Owen
Vlasta Vrana ... Mortimer Higgins
Christopher Heyerdahl ... Thad Stiles
Jayne Heitmeyer ... Meredith Stiles
Chip Chuipka Chip Chuipka ... Perkins
Elisha Cuthbert ... Katherine Winslowe
Jan Rubes ... Jason Stiles
Una Kay Una Kay ... Margaret
Stephanie Morgenstern ... Mary Alice Stiles
Charles Edwin Powell ... Courtney Hartney (as Charles Powell)
Ben Gazzara ... Ellicott Winslowe
Matthew Smiley ... Frank #1 (as Matt Smiley)
Patrick Thomas Patrick Thomas ... Frank #2
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Storyline

After being continually kicked out of boarding schools, Ben is sent to live with his stern Grandfather in a small town. While there, no one is interested in him with the exception of a girl named Kathrine. The two become fast friends despite the unexplained protests from Ben's grandfather and Katherine's uncle. Almost as soon as he arrives, Ben begins to see the ghost of a woman around his grandfather's house. He and Katherine want to help the ghost who holds a connection to both of their families. As they research the past, Ben and Katherine find out that sometimes all you need to do to help someone is to believe. Written by Max Vaughn

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Taglines:

All The Quiet On Earth Can't Silence The Dead.

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Family | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic material | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 April 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Geist kommt selten allein See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Benjamin Stiles: God, I know I don't thank you nearly enough, but thanks for not letting my grandfather kill me... And uh, thanks for Katherine.
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Connections

References The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966) See more »

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The ghost in the garden
24 July 2005 | by jotix100See all my reviews

Sometimes it takes years to realize how wrong two bitter enemies have been about an incident one party blames the other, when in reality the accused didn't have anything to do with what happened, at all. This is followed by enmity, as neither party seems to be the first one to see the real facts, as they really happened. Such seems to be the situation one witnesses in "Believe", directed by Robert Tinnell, and based on a screen play by Roc LaFortune and Richard Gaudreau.

Ben Stiles (Ricky Mabe) a teen ager whose parents are too busy and keep him in private boarding schools, decide to send him to spend some time with his grandfather Jason (Jan Ruber), a wealthy man living along in a majestic estate. No sooner is Ben installed in the mansion when he begins seeing a woman clad in red, a ghost, who seems to be all over the place. His grandfather doesn't want to talk about its existence, at all; yet the mystery continues.

Ben meets a beautiful neighbor, Katherine Winslow (Elisha Cuthbert) who lives nearby with an unmarried uncle, Ellicott (Ben Gazzara). Her parents have died in a terrible accident. Ben and Katherine, who also has seen the ghost, try to get to the bottom of the mystery, until they hit a sore spot in both Jason and Ellicott. Both older men live with bitterness in their hearts because each one blame the other for the death of Jason's sister Margaret, the ghost, years ago. Ben and Katherine keep on investigating until the tragedy of Margaret's death is revealed.

"Believe" has some good moments. Its atmosphere of mystery and eeriness is well executed by the director. The acting serves the story and the film is easy to look at and will entertain anyone looking for a moderately good time. The moral of the story seems to center around the bitterness that can come between the best of friends when there shouldn't have been any.


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