Bill Cosby stars as a man who is caught between here and the hereafter in this warm-hearted family comedy directed by Sidney Poitier. As an overworked widower, Elliot Hopper (Cosby) is on the verge of completing a major business deal when he takes a harrowing taxi ride that ends in the bottom of the river. Now a ghost, he must learn how to be seen and heard so he can take care of his family. Don't miss the out-of-body fun in this hilarious comedy co-starring Denise Nicholas, Kimberly Russell and Ian Bannen.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
17 Ratings
17 Ratings

7% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 2.6/10
  • Fresh 2
  • Rotten 28

Critics Consensus: A startlingly misconceived effort from director Sidney Poitier and star Bill Cosby, Ghost Dad is a listless, glacially-paced comedy that's alternately schmaltzy and incomprehensible.

10+ COMMON SENSE

Bill Cosby ghost movie has some iffy humor, profanity.

Information

Studio
Universal Pictures
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 1990 Universal City Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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