Ghost is a 1990 American romantic fantasy film directed by Jerry Zucker from a screenplay by Bruce Joel Rubin, and starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn, Vincent Schiavelli, and Rick Aviles. The plot centers on Sam Wheat (Swayze), a murdered banker, whose ghost sets out to save his girlfriend, Molly Jensen (Moore), from the person who killed him – through the help of the psychic Oda Mae Brown (Goldberg).
Banker Sam Wheat and his girlfriend, artist Molly Jensen, renovate and move into a Manhattan loft with the help of Sam's friend and co-worker Carl Bruner. One night, after attending the theater with Molly, Sam is killed when a mugger tries to steal his wallet. Sam is shocked to realize he is a ghost, but when angels appear to take his soul to Heaven, he returns to Molly.
|author||Bruce Joel Rubin|
|award||Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay|
|contentLocation||New York City|
|genre||drama fantasy romance|
|keywords||angel criminal record drug dealer heaven hell hit by a car how to inherit kill laundered money manhattan money laundering mug one night psychic read scream sing talk|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Film Editing Academy Award for Best Original Score Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay|
|productionCompany||Howard W. Koch Productions Paramount Pictures|
|publisher||Los Angeles Times|
|recordedAt||New York City|
|theme||ghost romantic drama romantic fantasy|