An architect named Frank Panister, a brilliant man, passes by himself as a person capable of exorcism. Frank will do a great job when Satanic spirit appears, and perhaps he is the only person who can prevent her from killing the living and the dead in a terrible way. Frank's life changes when he begins that exciting task that threatens the lives of everyone who fears the emergence of that evil spirit.
Woulda been five stars, but the cop-out ending smacks of the test-screening process.
January 23, 2006
Despite being awful in almost every respect, The Frighteners does offer one small pleasure: R. Lee Ermey parodying his Full Metal Jacket drill sergeant character.
March 26, 2009
Story was originally conceived as an episode of "Tales From the Crypt," and that is perhaps what it should have remained, as the thinness of the conceit shows throughout, painfully so in the first half.
Gallery of "The Frighteners"
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a
nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...