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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Eddie Murphy
Marsha Thomason
Nathaniel Parker
Jennifer Tilly
Terence Stamp
Directors
Rob Minkoff
Screenwriters
David Berenbaum
Running Time
87 minutes

Haunted Mansion
Eddie Murphy is the estate agent who drags his family to view a dilapidated mansion - haunting and comedy ensues.


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Plot
A Slick estate agent drags his family to view a dilapidated mansion and has run-ins with the undead, a bodyless soothsayer, and bad Sixth Sense jokes.


Verdict
Stamp has fun as a cadaverous butler and there are some nice touches - a barbershop quartet of singing statues - but that Murphy is relegated to little more than a bland straight man is perhaps another nail in his career coffin.


Reviewed by Ian Freer

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