The Ghost and the Darkness

The Ghost and the Darkness

An engineer (Val Kilmer) and a hunter (Michael Douglas) stalk man-eating African lions.

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The Ghost and the Darkness


Historical drama, Adventure109 Mins1996R

Sir Robert Beaumont (Tom Wilkinson) is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson (Val Kilmer) to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's foreman (Henry Cele), seemingly killed by a lion. After several more attacks, Patterson calls in famed hunter Charles Remington (Michael Douglas), who has finally met his match in the bloodthirsty lions.


  • Brutal
  • Frightening
  • Suspenseful
  • Thrilling
  • Emotional