High Spirits (1988)

1988 Horror, Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

User Score: 60/100


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, Liz Smith, Daryl Hannah, Peter O'Toole, Steve Guttenberg, Tom Hickey, Mary Coughlan, Martin Ferrero, Ruby Buchanan, Peter Gallagher, Preston Lockwood, Donal McCann, 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
Director: Neil Jordan
Score: 2.5 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 3/5 stars from 5 users. Votes: 5.
Genre: Horror, Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

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