From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Death Ship (1980, Canada/USA) is a Horror film directed by Alvin Rakoff
- Synopsis: A mysterious ghostly freighter rams and sinks a modern day cruise ship whose survivors climb aboard the freighter and discover that it is a WW2 Nazi torture vessel.
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- Released in 1980
- Running time: 91 minutes
- Production Co: Astral Bellevue Pathé | Bloodstar Productions | Lamitas (produced in association with) | Artemis Films (uncredited) | Canadian Film Development Corporation (CFDC) (uncredited)
- Distribution Co: Astral Films (1980) (Canada) (theatrical) | Scotia-Barber (1980) (UK) (theatrical) | Embassy Pictures (1980) (USA) (theatrical) (as 'AVCO Embassy Pictures') | Shochiku-Fuji Company (1980) (Japan) (theatrical)
- Directed by Alvin Rakoff
- Produced by Derek Gibson, Harold Greenberg
- Written by Jack Hill, David P. Lewis, John Robins
- Starring George Kennedy, Richard Crenna, Nick Mancuso, Sally Ann Howes
- Music by Ivor Slaney
- Cinematography by René Verzier
- Edited by Mike Campbell
- Those who survive the ghost ship are better off dead!
- Out Of A Sea Of Endless Terror... Into A World Of Eternal Damnation.
- It's not just a ship... it's a killing machine!