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High Spirits (1988)

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Starring (View all)
Preston Lockwood Preston Lockwood
Great Uncle Peter
Peter Hanly Peter Hanly
Red Jacket Boy
Aimée Delamain Aimée Delamain
Great Granny Plunkett
Daryl Hannah Daryl Hannah
Mary Plunkett
Liam Neeson Liam Neeson
Martin Brogan
Connie Booth Connie Booth
Marge
Martin Ferrero Martin Ferrero
Malcolm
Jennifer Tilly Jennifer Tilly
Miranda


Written by
Neil Jordan Neil Jordan
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An average movie

2 years, 8 months ago at Feb 7 21:06
Yesterday, I saw 'Byzantium' which was the most recent movie directed by Neil Jordan so I decided to watch afterwards another movie he made which I still hadn't watch so far. Well, before watching the damned thing, I was actually aware of its rather lame reputation and, unfortunately, it turned out to be indeed one of the most pathetic haunted house movies I have seen so far. I guess, or I hope, i... read more
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When Peter Plunkett's Irish castle turned hotel is about to be repossesed, he decides to spice up the attraction a bit for the 'Yanks' by having his staff pretend to haunt the castle. The trouble begins when a busload of American tourists arrive - along with some real ghosts. Among the tourists are married couple Jack and Sharon. Sharon's father holds the mortgage on Castle Plunkett, so she's hoping to debunk the ghosts. Jack, on the other hand, after meeting pretty ghost Mary, is very eager to believe. Can there be love between a human and ghost? Jack and Mary are going to try and find out.
Release date: 18 November 1988
UPC: 027616876614
Tags: Comedy (5), Ghost (3), 1988 (3), 1980s (3), Haunted House (3), Fantasy (3), Romance (3), Dark Comedy (3), Paranormal (2), Ireland (2), Horror (2), Afterlife (2), Ghosts (2), HQ (1), 80's (1), Anton Furst (1), NEESON! (1), British (1), Irish Myth And Legend (1), Haunted Castle (1)
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johanlefourbe posted a review 2 years, 8 months ago

An average movie

“Yesterday, I saw 'Byzantium' which was the most recent movie directed by Neil Jordan so I decided to watch afterwards another movie he made which I still hadn't watch so far. Well, before watching the damned thing, I was actually aware of its rather lame reputation and, unfortunately, it turned out to be indeed one of the most pathetic haunted house movies I have seen so far. I guess, or I hope, it was pathetic by design but, even so, the damned thing was just seriously boring and often more annoying than actually entertaining. I won't blame Peter O'Toole who did what he could with this material but you might wonder how he ended up in this mess and the rest of cast was just rather weak. Apparently, Neil Jordan wasn't involved in the editing process and he argued that the end-result was act” read more

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