High Spirits
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The owner of an Irish castle decides to attract visitors by falsely claiming that the building is haunted, only to have a pair of real ancestral spirits start causing trouble in this uneven attempt at fantasy-comedy. The story centers on Jack and Sharon (played by Steve Guttenberg and Beverly D'Angelo), naive American tourists who are initially unimpressed by the owner's attempts at fraud but become more interested in the real ghosts, Mary and Martin (played by Daryl Hannah and Liam Neeson). This is especially true for Jack, who falls in love with the beautiful Mary, despite several… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 18%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Flat and sitcom-y; Hannah's costume looks like a plastic trash bag"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"What was Neil Jordan thinking?"
‑ Luke Y. Thompson, New Times
"I saw this movie when I was lonely and it helped somewhat."
‑ Gregory Weinkauf, New Times
"Not Neil Jordan at his best"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Ghastly ghost story."
‑ Gerry Shamray, Your Movies (cleveland.com)
"High Spirits most clearly resembles a disturbingly hollow combination of Ghostbusters, Police Academy, and every loud noise you've ever heard."
‑ Scott Weinberg, Apollo Guide
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