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Elliot Hopper is a widower with three children, he is currently working on a deal. It seems like his wife illness was very costly and this deal could put them out of the red. However he gets into a cab that is driven by a maniac, and Elliot crashes and the next thing he knows he is floating around and finds himself in the lab of a scientist who studies paranormal. Elliot asks the scientist to send him back so that he could finish the deal and make sure that his children are taken care of. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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America's favorite dad in a spirited comedy! See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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29 June 1990 (USA)  »

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El fantasma de papá  »

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$24,707,633 (USA)
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Kim Basinger reportedly turned down the role of Carol, because she claimed it "horrible". See more »

Goofs

When Joan goes upstairs to make a phone call, there are no skates on the stairs. Then they appear when Diane falls down the stairs from the skates being in the way. See more »

Quotes

Elliot Hopper: How much money do you want to stop this car? I'll give you $20 to stop -
[a car almost crashes into the taxi. The horn blares]
Elliot Hopper: $40 to stop this cab!
[driver doesn't respond]
Elliot Hopper: I got $76 in here. I'll throw in the wallet too. It's a baby Gucci.
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Referenced in South Park: Wing (2005) See more »

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Betrayal
(Theme from Sorcerer (1977))
Music by Edgar Froese
Music by Christoph Franke
Music by Peter Baumann
Performed by Tangerine Dream
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The Cos' finest hour.
16 September 2003 | by (Olympia, WA) – See all my reviews

If you haven't seen this movie see it. Bill Cosby unsuccessfully tries to balance work and family, when he suddenly dies in a horrible car crash. He is then whisked away to HELL, AKA London, England, where a man named Edith trains him in being a ghost. Now Cosby must raise his kids as a Ghost Dad. The movie is insane. Cosby flies through walls, Pops out of a phone to strangle his daughter's boyfriend, declares himself Satan, and goes to his female neighbor's house for a little "afternoon delight". I've seen it 40 times. Why wasn't this masterpiece mentioned when director Poitier received the lifetime achievement award. "Edith is a Girl's Name!"


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