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Pay the Ghost (2015)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 25 September 2015 (USA)
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A professor frantically searches for his son who was abducted during a Halloween parade.

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Hannah
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Annie Sawquin
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Ghost Annie
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Susannah Hoffmann ...
Jane
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Morales
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Caroline Gillis ...
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One year after Mike Lawford's young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, he is haunted by ghostly images and terrifying messages he can't explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son-and, in doing so, he unearths the legend of the crying woman who refuses to remain buried in the past.

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Sarah plays Dr. Sara Tancredi in Prison Break (2005). She is the love interest of Michael Scofield. For this film, she plays wife of another character named Michael (Cage). See more »

Goofs

While the autopsy is being performed on the psychic medium, he cuts an incision into her body which draws a line of blood something which is not possible in a dead body. What makes this even less likely is that her insides are badly burned including the heart so where would the blood be coming from? See more »

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Charlie: Daddy, can we pay the ghost?
Mike Lawford: Pay the what?
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Crazy Credits

In a mid-credits scene Hannah's corpse is being picked at by ravens. A close up shot of her face ends with her eyelids opening up to reveal black eyes. See more »

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Nicolas is Trying
28 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

He's a great actor and I can't wait for him to get back to the old Nick but, this movie actually wasn't that bad.. Kept my attention through the entire movie.. That, "Man, what is going to happened next" feeling.. Of course it's not his finest work but, it's definitely not his worse. I liked the story, the plot was good and so was the acting.I think it's a good watch. I read many of the other reviews and many didn't like it but I think, and wonder, if it's more because we are so use to the old Cage movies, Con Air, the Rock, and my favorite FACE OFF, THAT seeing him in this type of genre is a bit different. I really do HOPE he comes back strong after this film. Again, I think it's worth it guys.


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