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Ghost Story (1981)

R
110 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

Two generations of men find themselves haunted by the presence of a spectral woman. When the son of one of the elderly men returns to his hometown after his brother's mysterious death, they attempt to unravel her story.
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Peter Straub (novel) | Lawrence D. Cohen (screenplay)
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$2,105,729
Gross (US & Canada)
$23,371,905
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$23,371,905
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Dec 18, 1981 (United States)

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Fred Astaire
Ricky Hawthorne Ricky Hawthorne   See fewer
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Melvyn Douglas
John Jaffrey John Jaffrey   See fewer
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Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Edward Wanderley Edward Wanderley   See fewer
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John Houseman
Sears James Sears James   See fewer
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Craig Wasson
Don / David Don / David   See fewer
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Patricia Neal
Stella Stella   See fewer
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Alice Krige
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Miguel Fernandes
Gregory Bate Gregory Bate   See fewer
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Lance Holcomb
Fenny Bate Fenny Bate   See fewer
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Mark Chamberlin
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Tim Choate
Young Ricky Hawthorne Young Ricky Hawthorne   See fewer
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Kurt Johnson
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Ken Olin
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Brad Sullivan
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Michael O'Neill
Churchill Churchill   See fewer
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Guy Boyd
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Robert Burr
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Helena Carroll
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Robin Curtis
Rea Dedham Rea Dedham   See fewer
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Breon Gorman
Nettie Dedham Nettie Dedham   See fewer
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James Greene
Mailman Mailman   See fewer
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Cagle D. Green
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Kyra Carleton
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Ruth Hunt
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Virginia Bingham
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William F. Conway
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Russell R. Bletzer
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Alfred Curven
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Alvin W. Fretz
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Hugh Hires
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Raymond J. Quinn
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6.3 / 10 | 6,969 votes