About

Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the undead newlyweds turn to an expert frightmeister, but he's got a diabolical agenda of his own.

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Directed by

Tim Burton

Written by

Michael McDowell (Screenplay)
Warren Skaaren (Screenplay)
Larry Wilson (Story)

Runtime

92 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

He's guaranteed to put some life in your afterlife.

Cast

Keywords

supernatural afterlife ghost skeleton possession madness teenage girl surrealism gothic minister giant snake arts calypso child bride property

Photos

Lists

#88 on AFI's 100 years...100 laughs AFI

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar for Best Makeup Steve LaPorte