High Spirits
High Spirits (1988)

Following a number of successful films, among them Mona Lisa, produced in his native Ireland, director Neil Jordan went to Hollywood for High Spirits, an old-fashioned story about an American who inherits not only a centuries-old Irish… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 4, 2002
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Critic Score: 18% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Flat and sitcom-y; Hannah's costume looks like a plastic trash bag

Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

What was Neil Jordan thinking?

Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

I saw this movie when I was lonely and it helped somewhat.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Not Neil Jordan at his best

Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (cleveland.com)

Ghastly ghost story.

Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

High Spirits most clearly resembles a disturbingly hollow combination of Ghostbusters, Police Academy, and every loud noise you've ever heard.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
So I'm betting this is a Neil Jordan film many haven't come across, a classically 80's production with a mix of your most well known 80's… More
Dean McKenna
The tale of Peter O'Toole turning his ramshackle Irish castle into a haunted tourist attraction is quite okay and funny.
Tim Salmons
Great little comedy/scare fest with a great cast!
Sean Gillespie
Don't forget Liam Neeson!
Anthony Lawrie
A Childhood favourite, I hadn?t realised it was Neil Jordan film until quite recent!
Leo L