Will probably be seen as Whoopi Goldberg and Demi Moore's best movie but it is still Patrick Swayze that is the heart of the film as the ghost that returns to protect the woman he love and save her from an obvious prick of a villain that has to die a violent and terrible crowd-pleasing death for his crimes. The screenwriter won an Oscar for some of the most laughable dialogue I have ever heard in a film.
Corn. But classic corn. Contrived silly little script in a twilight zone frame of mind. Tony Goldwyn a good slimey villian and Whoopi Goldberg a delight in her oscar winning performance. But Swayze and Moore , watching it all these years later, really lack that spark the film is known for. By the final "ditto" one just wants it to end. Effects weren't even good for 1990 level.
For the longest time, I avoided watching "Ghost" because I feared that it would be as cliche as I had heard about. Boy, was I ever wrong. This is an incredibly heartwarming and comforting film, with a charming and funny performance from Whoopi, and of course, Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze were at the top of their respective games here. The buildup to the climax is worth the whole film. Definitely recommended.