A spirit of a recent dead man hunts down nine persons and tries to kill them after the victims ignored some superstitions during his wake.. Pagpag: Siyam na buhay is a 2013 Filipino-language Horror movie starring Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla, Shaina Magdayao, Paulo Avelino, Matet De Leon, Janus Del Prado and Yves Flores. ABS-CBN Film Productions in association with Inc. and Regal Entertainment. were the production houses involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Charo Santos-concio, Malou Santos, Lily Y. Monteverde and Roselle Y. Monteverde. Pagpag: Siyam na buhay is written by Joel Mercado and Kren Issa Mari Yap and it is directed by Frasco Mortiz and Frasco S. Mortiz. Star Cinema acquired the distribution rights for the motion picture. Pagpag: Siyam na buhay was released on 25th December 2013 and takes a screen time of 105 minutes. The motion picture made a box office gross of ₱188 million. The screenplay for the movie was written by Joel M. Mercado and Kren Yap. Cinematography was done by David Diaz Abaya and editing by Jerrold Tarog. The music was composed by Francis S. Concio.