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PG-13 In Theaters 07/13/1990 , 126min.
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Critic score based on 17 reviews

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November 18, 2008
In Ghost, a viewer finds Comfort,and a sense of Hope; Molly Jensen(Moore) and her boyfriend Sam Wheat (Swayze) shine in this drama. Sam finds out his friend and co-worker Carl (Goldwyn) scams him. When Carl arranges to rob Sam, it gets fouled up and this thug WIlly kills our innocent hero. Oda Mae (Goldberg) is the local seer who finds a bargain in Sam. She can only hear him, but is riotous in

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An odd creation - at times nearly smothering in arty somberness, at others veering into good, wacky fun. Full Review
Dave Kehr
Chicago Tribune
There are still some astonishingly tender moments, including looks exchanged between Swayze and Moore that seem magically divorced from this summer of exploding jets, severed limbs and homicidal children. [13 July 1990, Friday, p.D] Full Review
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
It's formula-packed business as usual. In fact, it's double-packed, triple-packed, more. Full Review
Elvis Mitchell
The New York Times
Nothing if not earnest. It's also eccentric enough to remain interesting even when its ghost story isn't easy to believe. Full Review
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
A wonderful movie, sincere and inspired, with four terrific performances and a story that doesn't let up. The picture has the gentle, nourishing quality of a fairy tale that you want to believe, and the unsoftened impact of gut-level entertainment. [13 July 1990, Daily Datebook, p.E1] Full Review

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