Ghost Poster Original Daybill 1990 Patrick Swayze Whoopi Goldberg
Daybill Poster. Ghost is a 1990 American romantic fantasy thriller film directed by Jerry Zucker, written by Bruce Joel Rubin, and starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg. The plot centres on Sam Wheat (Swayze), a murdered banker whose ghost sets out to save his girlfriend, Molly Jensen (Moore) from the person who killed him through the help of a psychic Oda Mae Brown (Goldberg). The pottery wheel scene became widely known and has been cited as "one of the most iconic moments of '90s cinema."Ghost was theatrically released on July 13, 1990 to commercial success, grossing $505 million against a budget of $22 million and emerging as the highest-grossing film of 1990 and at the time of its release, was the third-highest-grossing film of all time. The film received positive reviews from critics, with particular praise going towards the score and performances of Swayze, Moore and Goldberg. Ghost earned five nominations at the 63rd Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Original Score, Best Film Editing, and winning Best Supporting Actress (for Goldberg) and Best Original Screenplay.