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Ghosts Can't Do It (1989)

 -  Comedy | Fantasy  -  1 June 1990 (USA)
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Scott and Kate are married and very much in love with each other. Scott is more than 60 years old, while Kate is at least thirty years younger. When Scott dies, his soul cannot get peace ... See full summary »

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Scott and Kate are married and very much in love with each other. Scott is more than 60 years old, while Kate is at least thirty years younger. When Scott dies, his soul cannot get peace and he becomes a ghost only Kate can see and speak with. Scott wants to return to life, and him and Kate hatch a plan to let a young man drown so that Scott can take over his body. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Only her desire can make him rise again

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This film is listed among The 100 Most Amusingly Bad Movies Ever Made in Golden Raspberry Award founder John Wilson's book "The Official Razzie® Movie Guide." See more »

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Katie O'Dare Scott: You mean you'd take another body, and with this body you'd make love to me?
Scott: You bet I would! I mean... if it's possible.
Katie O'Dare Scott: I don't know, Scott. That's kinky stuff. We've never been kinky.
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Not with -our- dolphins you don't.
30 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Dereks did seem to struggle to find rolls for Bo after "10".

I used to work for a marine park in the Florida Keys. One day, the script for "Ghosts Can't Do It" was circulating among the trainers in the "fish house" where food was prepared for the dolphins. There was one scene where a -dolphin- supposedly propositions Bo (or Bo the dolphin), asking to "go make eggs." Reading the script, we -lauuughed-...

We did not end up doing any portion of this movie at our facility, although our dolphins -were- in "The Big Blue!"

This must have been very close to the end of Anthony Quinn's life. I hope he had fun in this film, as it certainly didn't do anything for his legacy.


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