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(1988)

Plot Summary

  • Adam and Barbara are a normal couple...who happen to be dead. They have given their precious time to decorate the house and make it their own, but unfortunately a family is moving in, and not quietly. Adam and Barbara try to scare them out, but ends up becoming the main attraction to the money making family. They call upon Beetlejuice to help, but Beetlejuice has more in mind than just helping.

    - Written by simon
  • After Barbara and Adam Maitland were killed in a car crash, they find themselves trapped as ghosts in their beautiful New England farmhouse. Their peace is disrupted when a yuppie family, the Deetzs, buy their house. The Maitlands are too nice and harmless as ghosts and all their efforts to scare the Deetzs away were unsuccessful. They eventually turn to another ghost 'Beetlejuice' for help..

    - Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>
  • This is the story of Adam and Barbara who live in a beautiful house in New England. One day while driving home they are involved in a terrible auto accident. They manage to walk home only to discover later that they have died and now haunt their house. When their house is purchased by an out of state family, they feel their home is threatened by the over-the-top artists wife and real-estate idea-man husband. Their only relief is the Gothic daughter of the family. Their attempts at scaring the family out of the house are ignored or laughed at. Finally they fall to the temptation to use the people-exorcizer Beetle Juice. When they find his tactics too dangerous, they attempt to contain him and save the family they were trying to boot.

    - Written by FMJ_Joker
  • The Deetz's gothic daughter discovers the Maitands in the attic and befriends them. She finds their after life handbook which is eventually confiscated by the family's interior decorator who is fascinated by the paranormal, and during a seance,conjures up the Maitlands. Most of the trouble starts as the free lance bio-excorist, Beetlejuice gets involved.

    - Written by wllmlos
  • A couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a "bio-exorcist" in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm

Synopsis

In a sleepy little town in the New England area, we are introduced to Barbara (Geena Davis) and Adam (Alec Baldwin) Maitland...

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