High Spirits (1988)

1988 Horror, Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

User Score: 60/100

Synopsis:

When Peter Plunkett's Irish castle turned hotel is about to be repossesed, he decides to spice up the...

Daryl Hannah, Peter O’Toole and Steve Guttenberg star in this gleefully ghoulish comedy sparkling with romance and rollicking with supernatural special effects. Written and directed by Neil Jordan (Interview With the Vampire) and co-starring Beverly D’Angelo, Jennifer Tilly, Peter Gallagher and Liam Neeson, High Spirits is the most fun you’ll have in this world or the next!Impoverished Peter Plunkett (O’Toole) hatches the perfect plan to save his debt-ridden Irish castle: lure American tourists by advertising the place as haunted. But when Peter and his staff don sheets and chains to go a-haunting, they scare up more than paying guests’they arouse the real ghosts of Castle Plunkett! And when American tourist Jack (Guttenberg) spies a gorgeous ghost named Mary (Hannah), it’s love at first sighting. Now all Jack has to worry about is Mary’s murderous spook of a husband and their 200-year age difference!


About High Spirits (1988)

Title: High Spirits
Year: 1988
Starring: Jennifer Tilly, Liam Neeson, Peter O'Toole, Liz Smith, Steve Guttenberg, Daryl Hannah, Tom Hickey, Peter Gallagher, Ruby Buchanan, Martin Ferrero, Mary Coughlan, Tony Rohr, Hilary Reynolds, Isolde Cazelet, Little John Nee, Beverly D'Angelo, Connie Booth, Krista Hornish, Matthew Wright, Paul O'Sullivan, Ray McAnally, Aimée Delamain, Donal McCann, Preston Lockwood
Director: Neil Jordan
Reviewer:
Score: 2.5 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 3/5 stars from 5 users. Votes: 5.
Genre: Horror, Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

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