13 Ghosts Synopsis
A family's (Charles Herbert, Jo Morrow) house has 12 ghosts who want a 13th.
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Baltimore Sun

As scary Halloween movies go, Thirteen Ghosts' "Oh, please" factor is pretty darn high.
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50

Boston Globe

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A formulaic script, a tired plot -- and uninspired dialogue all point up the real star. It's the house,
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
It's an event film, all about flash and spectacle, even though the movie itself is void of any real substance.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

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Oddly comforting in its inconsistent acting and bad monster makeup.
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Too distinctive-looking to dismiss out of hand, but it would help to be able to look through a magic viewfinder (or maybe magic eraser) and...
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42

Entertainment Weekly

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The result is a Halloween movie in horror limbo.
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38

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
If only half as much attention had been paid to story and character as to set design, the cast wouldn't be playing second banana to a gut...
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
13 Ghosts is the type of project that all parties concerned will have to live down for the rest of their lives.
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38

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
What follows is very gruesome indeed, though the footage of people being chased by hideous ghosts soon becomes rather dull.
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25

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The physical look of the picture is splendid. The screenplay is dead on arrival. The noise level is torture.
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By carlopolicarpio
It's entertaining as hell!...

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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 12+ Cheesy -- and gory -- classic; no young'uns.
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