• Ghost Town (2008)

Ghost Town

Release Date: September 19th, 2008

DVD Release Date: December 27th, 2008

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, Bill Campbell, Kristen Wiig, Dana Ivey, Aasif Mandvi, Jordan Carlos

Director: David Koepp

Genres: Comedy , Romance , Fantasy

Production Co: Pariah Entertainment Group

Distributors: DreamWorks SKG, Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Transformation , Deception , Love , 2000s , Death , Amusing , Brooding , Offbeat , New York City , Hospital ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    A winning mix of sharp comedy and touching bits that keeps the laughter -- a few tears -- flowing. show more

  • 60
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Eventually, though, Ghost Town buckles beneath the weight of contrivance -- so many ghosts to dispel, so many lessons to learn. show more

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Feels downright ancient. show more

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