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"Before Sam was murdered, he told Molly he'd love and protect her forever."
  • PG-13
  • 1990
  • 2 hr 9 min
  • 7.1  (230,471)
  • 52

In the 1990 romantic drama film Ghost, directed by Jerry Zucker, Patrick Swayze portrays Sam Wheat, a successful banker living with his girlfriend Molly Jensen, played by Demi Moore, in New York City. The couple's idyllic life is shattered when Sam is killed in a robbery gone wrong. However, he realizes that he has not fully left the earthly plane and is caught between life and death as a ghost.

Struggling to communicate with Molly, Sam turns to a fraudulent medium named Oda Mae Brown, played by Whoopi Goldberg, after witnessing her successfully scamming people with fake readings. Sam enlists Oda Mae's help to warn Molly of the danger she is in and to uncover the truth behind his murder.

As Sam tries to protect Molly and solve the mystery surrounding his death, he discovers that his former best friend and coworker, Carl Bruner, played by Tony Goldwyn, is responsible for setting him up to be robbed and killed. Carl is in cahoots with a man named Willie Lopez, who carried out the robbery that resulted in Sam's death as part of a money laundering scheme.

As the climax of the movie approaches, Sam, with Oda Mae's help, must find a way to prevent Carl and Willie from carrying out their plan, which could put Molly's life in danger. Molly's skepticism of Oda Mae's abilities, Sam's ghostly form, and the idea of a criminal conspiracy put her in danger as she becomes a target for Carl's vicious scheming.

With the help of Oda Mae's unexpected skills, Sam discovers a way to communicate with Molly directly and sets out to thwart Carl's nefarious plans. The tension mounts as the story progresses, and the climax of the movie features some heart-wrenching moments and a few twists and turns.

Overall, Ghost is a moving story about the power of love and the tenacity of the human spirit. It features strong performances from Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, and Whoopi Goldberg and manages to balance humor, romance, and drama in a seamless way. The movie was a commercial and critical success, grossing over $500 million worldwide and winning two Academy Awards, including Best Supporting Actress for Goldberg.

In conclusion, Ghost is a timeless classic that will resonate with audiences for generations to come, and its themes of love, loss, and redemption will continue to inspire and captivate audiences.

Ghost is a 1990 fantasy movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 9 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 52.

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    7.1  (230,471)
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