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6,631 Ratings

Ghost World

Directed by Terry Zwigoff
United States, 2001
Comedy, Drama


Based on 1997 graphic novel of the same name by cult illustrator Daniel Clowes, two quirky, offbeat teenage girls who have just graduated high school respond to a personal ad in the newspaper as a prank, meeting a lonely, middle-aged record collector.

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Ghost World Directed by Terry Zwigoff

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2002 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

Independent Spirit Awards

2002 | 2 wins including: Best First Screenplay

2002 | Nominee: Best First Feature

Village Voice Film Poll

2001 | Winner: Best Supporting Performance

2001 | 3rd place: Best Film

American Film Institute Awards

2002 | 2 nominations including: Featured Actor of the Year - Male - Movies

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