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The only thing keeping Billy Batson from the girl of his dreams is one little condom -- or rather the lack of one. Lucky Billy finds one at an all-night roadhouse -- but speeding back to ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Nolan ...
Billy Batson
Elizabeth Foxx ...
Judith Hightower
President Grimshaw
Roberta Collins ...
Helen Grimshaw
Michael Miller ...
Chuck Reembyte
Barducci (as Brian Mann)
Leslee Bremmer ...
Sandy (as Leslee Bremer)
Laurence Haddon ...
Dr. Strohman
Beach Dickerson ...
Second Doctor
Red Head Nurse
Karen A. Smythe ...
Scrub Nurse
Helen Vick ...
E.R. Nurse
Pinky Batson
David Byrd ...
The Boss
Mrs. Kingman


The only thing keeping Billy Batson from the girl of his dreams is one little condom -- or rather the lack of one. Lucky Billy finds one at an all-night roadhouse -- but speeding back to his girl, he is killed in a head-on collision with a truck. Now invisible, Billy must find his sweetheart and rekindle her fire -- but when he comes back to school as a ghost, his first stop is the girl's locker room, and he's beginning to "see" all the possibilities! Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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This is one ghost who should be busted


Comedy | Fantasy


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30 October 1985 (USA)  »

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When Billy ducks into the blonde's room, wide shots show her nude from behind, but the close-up shot of her chest shows panties that are just out of frame. See more »


Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Turkish Casper (2012) See more »

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28 January 1999 | by (+0+) – See all my reviews

School Spirit, noooo!!!! The concept alone makes me wanna vomit, much less naming

a movie after such a heresy. Alas, the title is a charming play on words, as a young man who is killed in a car wreck en route to his first lay returns from the dead to.. to what?? Get some, I guess? Okay, he's a ghost. Sure, that's fine, we've seen it before and we'll see it again, it's an accepted film staple. But, a ghost that can make himself visible at will???!! NO!!! That's wrong! That's completely wrong, that defies the very principle of being a ghost! When you are a ghost, people can't see you! They can't touch you (unless you bond with them on some very emotional level like in that crap movie Ghost), they can't smell you, you are a GHOST! And you stay that way! You can't just snap your fingers

(or, in this case, wiggle your fingers on your head like Curly used to do on The Three Stooges) and become a living, sentient being again. That defies even basic religious precepts! Add to that the ridiculous notion that God would allow you a second chance on Earth just to "tap it".. jeez, this was rotten. Found it in the "mature" section, though suitable for 12 year olds. Minimal t&a but mass quantities of 80's frizzskank and terrible cliches. Also features poor old David Ogden Stiers as the dean.. From those goofy Armitraj brothers, who brought us Nine Deaths of The Ninja and innumerable other no-budget flicks.

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