Ghost [videorecording] /Material type: Visual materialPublisher: [S.l.] : Paramount Pictures Corp., c1990Description: 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0792172124; 9780792172123; 1415727651; 9781415727652.Language note: In English with dubbed French language track ; English subtitles.Title notes: $19.99 (g) 11/08/2010 (snl)Subject(s): DVD-Video discs | Ghost (Motion picture) -- Production and direction | Supernatural in motion pictures | Feature films | French language materials -- Feature films | Video recordings for the hearing impairedCast: Cast: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn.Summary: Patrick Swayze is a spirit who teams with a reluctant psychic to uncover the truth behind his murder--and to rescue his lover from a similar fate.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
An interesting hybrid of popular film genres, Ghost showcases the talents of its entire cast. While out on the town one evening, New York couple Sam (Patrick Swayze) and Molly (Demi Moore) are confronted by a mugger. After submitting to his demands, Sam is murdered anyway. He then finds himself a disembodied spirit, invisible to the living world, wandering without hope until he finds a spiteful spirit aboard the subway (Vincent Schiavelli) who gives him some helpful pointers on how to co-exist. Soon Sam comes back into contact with those he knew in life, and he begins to learn piece-by-piece of his close friend and co-worker Carl's (Tony Goldwyn) embezzling plot which caused his death; the apparent mugging was, in fact, a premeditated murder. In the meantime, Carl has designs on Molly, and Sam is determined to extract revenge. He contacts a psychic (Whoopi Goldberg), and together, the two set out to serve justice and stop the maniacal Carl from getting to Molly. Blending comedy, romance, action, and horror, Ghost was a box-office smash and managed to garner five Academy Award nominations, including "Best Picture," "Best Supporting Actress" (Goldberg), "Best Original Screenplay," "Best Editing," and "Best Score"; Goldberg won her first Oscar. ~ Jeremy Beday, Rovi
$19.99 (g) 11/08/2010 (snl)
DVD ; widescreen ; enhanced for 16x9 TV's.
In English with dubbed French language track ; English subtitles.
Academy Awards 1990: Best Supporting Actress (Whoopi Goldberg).
Presented in the widescreen format which preserves the ratio of the original theatrical production. The black bars at the top and bottom of the screen are normal for this format.
Special features : theatrical trailer ; "Remembering the Magic"--Retrospective ; commentary by director Jerry Zucker and writer Bruce Joel Rubin.
Written by Bruce Joel Rubin ; produced by Lisa Weinstein ; directed by Jerry Zucker.
Cast: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn.
Patrick Swayze is a spirit who teams with a reluctant psychic to uncover the truth behind his murder--and to rescue his lover from a similar fate.