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Giving Up the Ghost (1998)

Unrated | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | TV Movie 7 September 1998
A dead man comes back to try to convince his wife to join him in the afterlife.

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Claudia Weill
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marg Helgenberger ... Anna Hobson
Alan Rosenberg ... Jake
Brian Kerwin ... Kevin
Richard Romanus
Kate Lynch
Ron Lea
Lynne Deragon Lynne Deragon
Bob Balaban ... Bob
Maria Vacratsis ... Maria
Elisa Moolecherry ... Diane
Tricia Williams Tricia Williams ... Gladys
Philip Akin Philip Akin ... Judge Gleason
Pam Hyatt Pam Hyatt ... Frieda Anton
Ken Kramer ... Bill Anton
Matthew Ferguson ... Matthew 'Bulldog' Phelps
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After a lawyer's husband, who's also a lawyer, dies while jogging in the park, the young widow's deep grief helps to awaken his ghost. The ghost urges her to commit suicide to join him in the afterlife. While the young woman is making up her mind about suicide, her husband's ghost helps her with a murder case she's working on. Written by E. D. Edwards <ededward@uncg.edu>

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Fantasy

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Great entertainment
2 June 2002 | by annabethangel84See all my reviews

I absolutely loved this movie.It started out very sad with the griefstricken Anna not being able to cope with her husbands death,so she tries to talk to him.Then it turns quite hilarious as her prayers are answered and she finds her husband (or his ghost,for that matter) in her bathtub.After the initial shock,they try to finish what they started before his death. I loved this movie,Marg Helgenberger is a wonderful actress,and although i thought the story was a bit thin,its great Saturday night entertainment!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anna und der Geist See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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