Blu-ray Disc - 2008
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Sam and Molly are happy together and deeply in love. Walking back to their new apartment after a night out at the theatre, they encounter a thief in a dark alley. Sam is murdered and finds himself trapped as a ghost. He realises that his death was no accident. He must warn Molly about the danger that she is in. But as a ghost, Sam can not be seen or heard by the living, and so he tries to communicate with Molly through Oda Mae Brown, a psychic who doesn't believe in her own abilities or that her powers are real.
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2008]
ISBN: 9781415733196
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (126 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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When you're incorporeal, spending time with your loved ones becomes more problematic. Featuring (not enough) Whoopi Goldberg!

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May 26, 2019

If I had reviewed this film back in the early 90's, I probably would have given it four stars; maybe even five. I was so mesmerized by this love story, that I never saw the violence or the ridiculousness of it. Patrick Swayze is very good here and Whoopie Goldberg is very funny as the psychic that he appears to. However there are very disturbing moments that really aren't necessary in this "romantic" film. I should probably add that one scene in particular is very graphic and makes me cringe just thinking about it.

Oct 23, 2018

This is indeed a very classic romantic movie! The music is really touching, and the story is great!

Mar 30, 2018

I guess I must be a totally heartless S.O.B. - 'Cause Ghost's story pretty much left me as cold and as emotionally empty as a cadaver.

To say that my initial interest in this film's potentially promising story wore out at warp-speed would truly be an understatement like no other.

IMO - If Sam's ghostly spirit had actually sought out the help from a reputable psychic (rather than that despicable fraud, Oda Mae Brown) - Then - Yes. I could have accepted this film's ludicrous story-line and not been so critical about all of this ghostly nonsense.

Mar 29, 2018

Directed by Jerry Zucker in 1990, this American romantic fantasy depicts an unbelievable romance of a young woman and the ghost of her murdered lover.
With a willing suspension of disbelief, this romance appears amusing, touching and heartwarming.

BookReviewer2015 Apr 15, 2015

A great supernatural drama from the 80s! Great performances from all...and of course the film that made the Righteous Brothers famous again!

Nov 08, 2013

It was really mysterios so while I was watching the movie, I felt so nervous. This was the best movie I'd ever seen! wow!!

Aug 09, 2013

Very well done! It touches the heart in all different ways. Whoopi Goldberg is incredible, as always. Enjoy!

Jul 17, 2013

I am stunned people like this movie....IT IS SO BAD. The best scene is in the first 5 minutes in the elevator, at least that was funny. Besides the terrible 80s hair and style it's such a ridiculous movie. Whoopi is always great but she's about the only redeeming feature. Someone told me there was pottery in it, barely and that was ridiculous too.

Jul 12, 2013

I saw the movie and I had liked it
this is based on a true story but not for children to watch

SpeedReader14 Jun 19, 2013

Very good, Goldberg, Moore, and especially Swayze are excellent in this murder-mystery romance film.

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