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PG-13| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
After a near-death experience during a routine colonoscopy, people-hating dentist Bertrum Pincus is shocked to discover that he is suddenly able to talk to the dead. Constantly cornered by unhappy spirits who want him to help resolve their earthly problems, the misanthropic Pincus is driven to distraction. Eventually talked into helping the dearly departed Frank Herlihy, Pincus attempts to talk to Frank's widow, Gwen.

Cast: Ricky Gervais , Téa Leoni , Greg Kinnear , Billy Campbell , Kristen Wiig , Dana Ivey , Aasif Mandvi , Jordan Carlos

Director: David Koepp

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Fantasy

Distributor: DreamWorks SKG, Paramount Pictures

Ghost Town (2008)

Release Date: September 19th, 2008|1 hr. 43 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 34 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It sounds sappy, and sometimes it is, but director Koepp and co-writer John Kamps stay alert to the humor and pathos of Bertram's isolation. show more

  • 100
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    Both very funny and a bit of a tearjerker, with an on-the-money performance from Ricky Gervais. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    A good-natured and engaging fantasy/romantic comedy in the tradition of "Heaven Can Wait" or even "Topper." show more

  • September 18, 2009 nycroxiebabe
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    this is an amzing movie. i would definitely reccommend it. you don't get bored very easily and Ricky Gervais does and awesome job!

  • April 08, 2009 Paul Preister
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    pretty darn funny.

  • October 18, 2008 PrincessF47
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    that movie was not a good movie at all! i lost my gum in the middle of the movie and that was the entertainment of the night! i do not recommend this movie to anyone! it was soooooooo boring!!!!

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