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The Making of 'The Frighteners' (1998)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Zemeckis ... Himself
Jim Fyfe ... Himself
Trini Alvarado ... Herself
Peter Jackson ... Himself
Michael J. Fox ... Himself
Chi McBride ... Himself
John Astin ... Himself
Richard Taylor ... Himself
Jon Labrie Jon Labrie ... Himself
Matt Aitken Matt Aitken ... Himself
John Sheils John Sheils ... Himself
Wes Takahashi Wes Takahashi ... Himself
Wayne Stables Wayne Stables ... Himself
Gray Horsfield Gray Horsfield ... Himself
Jake Busey ... Himself
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Country:

New Zealand | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 2005 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Näin tehtiin elokuva 'The Frighteners' See more »

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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This immense documentary is featured on the laserdisc for _Frighteners, The (1996/I)_, released in 1998 and on the Director's Cut DVD released in 2005. The DVD contains 3.5 hours on side 2 of the disc and the extra hour of storyboards on side 1 See more »

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References E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

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Long, but worth it
26 February 2006 | by KnexMan12See all my reviews

I recently purchased the Directors Cut of this film and it was a well spent $20. The film is great, but this documentary, which is on side B of the disc, really adds that extra something to the viewing of it. Peter Jackosn created this for the Laserdisk version of the film and since he had a lot of time between this movie and the LOTR, he turned what was supposed to be a 1 hour documentary into one that almost lasts 4 hours. But this time does not go wasted. Practically everything anyone would want to know about the movie is in this. From bloopers, deleted scenes, special effects, miniatures, on the set, and really, everything else that made the movie what it was. There's also a great number of interviews with many of the stars of the film as well as Danny Elfman and a whole lot of Peter Jackoson. He actually tells a story in which he saw a ghost and it really seemed freaky and had me sleeping with the TV on that night. Overall, this really was something amazing to watch and complemented the film in a way few documentaries do. If you have the time, and love the movie, watch it. You'll be glad you did.


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