Ghost Story
Ghost Story (1981)

A simplification of Peter Straub's complicated, imaginative fantasy/horror novel, centring on a group of elderly men who tell each other ghost stories. But their tall tales hold more truth than it at first appears and a dark secret from… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 10, 2000
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

An OK film adaptation whose primary point of interest is its collection of superlative seniors in the leading roles.

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Scott Weinberg

Impressive cast can't advance the flick's snail pace.

Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

creepy but muddled

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

The classic Hollywood stars lend distinction to this rather tepid spook show.

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Ghost Story is an average horror yarn that had the potential of being something truly memorable. As it stands, there are some effective moments here and there,… More
Devon Bott
Sloppily directed, sloppily edited, with a bare-thread, can-be-seen-coming-from-miles-away storyline, it all adds up to the giant waste of time that is… More
jay nixon
Great to see old vets Astaire, Houseman, Fairbanks, Douglas and Neal headlining a major film its just too bad that film isn't better.
Cindy I
The book scared the hell out of me. The movie? Eh...not so much. It had its moments, but it really just didn't do it for me.
Lanning : )
And speaking of Fred Astaire . . . It's almost painful to see some stars grow old on screen. I can well understand Jamie Lee Curtis' statement about… More
Steve B.
Not particularly scary, or creepy, or even atmospheric. The biggest shock is that the movie is actually better than the book.