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Chasing Ghosts (2005)

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In this mysterious film noir thriller, a serial killer targeting the city's mobsters taunts police with clues and photos left behind at the crime scenes. A veteran cop (Michael Madsen) ... See full summary »

Directors:

Kyle Dean Jackson, Alan Pao (uncredited)

Writers:

Corey Large (story), Alan Pao
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Madsen ... Kevin Harrison
Corey Large ... Cole Davies / Keris Alfiri
Shannyn Sossamon ... Taylor Spencer
Meat Loaf ... Richard Valbruno (as Michael Meat Loaf Aday)
Gary Busey ... Marcos Alfiri
Sean Whalen ... Marshall
Lochlyn Munro ... John Turbino
Tom Wright ... Tom Shields
Michael Rooker ... Mark Spencer
Danny Trejo ... Carlos Santiago
James Duval ... Dmitri Parramatti
Patrick Kilpatrick ... Neil
Mark Rolston ... Frank Anderson
Robert Miano ... Anthony Parramatti
Rene Mousseux ... James Whineman
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Storyline

In this mysterious film noir thriller, a serial killer targeting the city's mobsters taunts police with clues and photos left behind at the crime scenes. A veteran cop (Michael Madsen) takes on a rookie partner hoping to crack one last case before retiring. As the web of deception and lies unravels, the truth slowly begins to reveal itself...with deadly consequences for all involved. Written by Anonymous

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If you don't catch up to your past, it will catch up to you See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

30 September 2005 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Caça a Fantasmas See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,102,000, 16 January 2005
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Runtime:

(DVD)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Carlos Santiago: This guy kills who he wants, when he wants and where he wants.
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References The Waltons (1971) See more »

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A tight mystery with a great Madsen performance.
11 March 2006 | by tarbosh22000See all my reviews

"Chasing Ghosts" was a pretty good mystery. Michael Madsen stars as Detective Harrison, who is about to retire. He only has one more case to solve: Who is killing the crime lords around NYC?

The best parts of the movie are the confrontations with Madsen and Gary Busey, and the twists near the end. Meat Loaf, Michael Rooker and Danny Trejo are underused. The style of the film also works. The cinematography looks great but there are a little too many quick cuts. It was shot In L.A. but the director did a good job hiding it.

In the end: It's worth seeing for an excellent Michael Madsen performance and the presence of the eclectic cast.

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