MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 7,564 this week

Mother Ghost (2002)

 |  Comedy, Drama  |  8 August 2002 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 264 users  
Reviews: 6 user

Keith Bennets mother passed away a year ago, and he feels like he has moved on with his life, until one morning his mothers jewelry shows up on Keiths bathroom sink. The same jewelry she ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Related News

Take Three: James Franco
| FilmExperience

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 titles
created 04 Mar 2011
 
a list of 333 titles
created 25 Jun 2012
 
a list of 9999 titles
created 26 Jun 2012
 
a list of 1220 titles
created 28 Feb 2013
 
a list of 227 titles
created 19 Mar 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Mother Ghost" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Mother Ghost (2002)

Mother Ghost (2002) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mother Ghost.
7 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

2:13 (2009)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A police profiler has just returned from psychiatric leave only to find that he is caught up in a serial killer's rampage. Fighting to keep buried the trauma of his childhood, he must ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Adelman
Stars: Mark Thompson, Mark Pellegrino, Teri Polo
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Vincent Lamarca, whose father was executed for a 1950s kidnapping of a child, grew up to become a police officer, only to see his own son become a murderer.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones
Stars: Robert De Niro, James Franco, Frances McDormand
Sal I (2011)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

James Franco's Sal chronicles the final hours of the life of actor Sal Mineo, one-time teen idol and star of the blockbuster films Rebel Without a Cause and Exodus.

Director: James Franco
Stars: Val Lauren, Jim Parrack, James Franco
The Dead Girl (2006)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.

Director: Karen Moncrieff
Stars: Toni Collette, Brittany Murphy, Marcia Gay Harden
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Taking place towards the end of WWII, 500 American Soldiers have been entrapped in a camp for 3 years. Beginning to give up hope they will ever be rescued, a group of Rangers goes on a dangerous mission to try and save them.

Director: John Dahl
Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Joseph Fiennes, James Franco
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A modern-day remake of the Cyrano DeBergerac tale.

Director: David Raynr
Stars: Shane West, Marla Sokoloff, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A biography of American poet Hart Crane who committed suicide at the age of 32 by jumping off the steamship SS Orizaba.

Director: James Franco
Stars: James Franco, Michael Shannon, Stacey Miller
Flyboys (2006)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots.

Director: Tony Bill
Stars: James Franco, Jean Reno, Jennifer Decker
Maladies (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A talented and successful actor retires at a young age due to a perceived mental illness. Now living in a small town with his deranged sister and his best friend, we watch as their Maladies intertwine.

Director: Carter
Stars: James Franco, Catherine Keener, Fallon Goodson
Annapolis (2006)
Drama | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Set against the backdrop of boxing at the Naval Academy, centers on a young man from the wrong side of the tracks whose dream of attending Annapolis becomes a reality.

Director: Justin Lin
Stars: James Franco, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson
1973 (TV Movie 1998)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The outrages lives of a group of High School students living in the 1970s.

Director: Gail Mancuso
Stars: Ben Foster, James Franco, Sam Horrigan
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Judd Apatow
Stars: James Franco, Mila Kunis
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Keith Bennett
...
Dr. Norris
...
Karen Bennett
...
Cemetary Anget
...
George
...
Arthur
...
Skateboarder guy
...
Carey
Tyler Goucher ...
Ben Bennett
...
Stacy
Heather Shannon ...
Debbie
...
Bobby
...
Billy
...
Wendy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Jerry
Edit

Storyline

Keith Bennets mother passed away a year ago, and he feels like he has moved on with his life, until one morning his mothers jewelry shows up on Keiths bathroom sink. The same jewelry she was buried in. Keith tells his wife Karen, about the jewelry and that is the last straw. She claims he is distant and has shut her out. Now he thinks he is seeing things that aren't there and if things don't improve, she will take their only son and leave. Forced with the ultimatum, Keith launches himself on a day of reclamation. Keith winds up on the phone with a popular radio Psychiatrist who guides Keith through what he cannot see on his own. Keith discovers a new man and a new attitude. Several people are listening to Keith's plight on the radio and are making changes of their own. Is this dead visitor all in Keith's head or is she truly a Mother Ghost? Written by Mark Thompson

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

bathroom sink | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 August 2002 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Mark Thompson's original storyline was an eleven-page script he wrote as part of his acting class. At the time, his mother was terminally ill, and he wrote all the things he might wish he had said after she passed away. Thompson showed it to director Rich Thorne, who suggested that he take it out to feature length. The film itself was shot on weekends in late 2001 and early 2002. During that time, Mark Thompson's sister died; his father passed away shortly after production wrapped. Also during that time, both of Rich Thorne's parents died in a period of less than two weeks. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Mother Ghost on Showtime
22 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

Just caught an early morning screening of this film on Showtime, and I cannot believe this film has fallen through the cracks. Great cast and it's a tear jerker. For anyone who has lost a mother, this film will touch your heart. I think it's playing throughout December and January on Showtime, but do not know when. If someone could post showtimes, that would be helpful.

The film stars Mark Thompson from "The Mark and Brian Show" fame, and surrounds himself with some great actors: Kevin Pollak, Dana Delany, Garry Marshall, Charles Durning, David Keith, and even a cameo from James Franco.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
My Review sign543
ghost mother jblum315-733-998513
Discuss Mother Ghost (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?