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Ghost [Blu-ray] [Widescreen]

  • PG-13
  • Blu-ray
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • Theatrical release: July 13, 1990. Shot in Technicolor. Despite mixed reviews, "Ghost" was the runaway hit of 1990 and was near the top of the list for box office grosses for that year. Director Jerry Zucker is better known as part of the slapstick comedy team of Zucker, David Zucker, and Jim Abrahams who made "Airplane!" "Ruthless People," "The Naked Gun," and "Hot Shots." This is his first foray into films with a more "serious" subject matter. Whoopi Goldberg's Academy Award for her performance in this film made her the second black woman in history to win an Academy Award. Film was shown at the Deauville Film Festival in France, September 1990, and at the Valladolid Film Festival in Spain, October 1990. Estimated budget: $20 million. The film grossed more than $215 million at the domestic box office and more than $500 million worldwide. "Good Spirits & Dark Spirits" visual effects supervisors (John Van Vliet and Kathy Kean) "Since I Fell for You" written by Buddy Johnson. "No Hiding Place" performed by Dorothy Love Coates and The Original Gospel Harmonettes "Kyrie Opening" by David Hykes and performed by David Hykes and Harmonic Choir "I'm Henry VIII I Am" by Fred Murray and R.P. Weston. Available to buy in the UK (widescreen version).

    Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress 1990 Whoopi Goldberg Oscar-winning actress/comedian, GHOST
    Academy Awards Best Original Screenplay 1990 Bruce Joel Rubin Screenwriter, GHOST (1990)

  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 130504

  • Credits
    Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Demetria Gene Guynes, Whoopi Goldberg, Caryn Johnson, Vincent Schiavelli, Rick Aviles, Tony Goldwyn
  • Critic Reviews
    "...Eccentric enough to remain interesting....[Goldberg] makes the most of it..."
    New York Times

    "[F]unny and touching and memorable."

    5 stars out of 5 -- "Swayze and Moore were two stars at the absolute top of their game and it's their magnetic chemistry that gives enduring momentum to this story..."
    Ultimate DVD

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