Dark Tower (1987 film)

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Dark Tower
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Directed by Freddie Francis (as Ken Barnett)
Ken Wiederhorn (as Ken Barnett)
Produced by John R. Bowey
Tom Fox
Michael Masciarelli
Tom Merchant
Paco Poch
Ken Wiederhorn
David Witz
Sandy Howard
Written by Robert J. Avrech
Ken Blackwell
Ken Wiederhorn
Starring Michael Moriarty
Music by Stacy Widelitz
Cinematography Gordon Hayman
Edited by Tom Merchant
Distributed by Forum Home Video (VHS)
Release dates
March 29, 1989 (USA) (home video)
Running time
91 min.
Country United States
Language English

Dark Tower is a 1989 film directed by Freddie Francis and Ken Wiederhorn and starring Michael Moriarty, Jenny Agutter, Theodore Bikel, Carol Lynley, Kevin McCarthy and Anne Lockhart.


After a window washer plunges to his death from a Barcelona high rise, several people come to investigate, including security consultant Dennis Randall (Michael Moriarty). He cannot locate a problem, but decides to investigate further when more gruesome deaths take place inside and around the office building. His investigations prove that there is a sinister force behind all the deaths, a supernatural entity, that is not about to stop.


Filming took place in Barcelona, Spain. The filming took place in 1987 but the film was not released until its home video release in the U.S. on March 29, 1989. The directors were credited as Ken Barnett.


TV Guide called the film a "dull, talky, and incoherent haunted-skyscraper suspense thriller."[1] Reviewmaster.com gave it a C-.[2] The IMDB reports that 218 users gave the movie a collective score of 4.2 out of 10 stars.[3] Buried.com reports 56 users giving it a collective score of 5.1 stars out of 10.[4]


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