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Over Her Dead Body (2008)

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A ghost tries to sabotage her former boyfriend's current relationship with a psychic.

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Storyline

In Los Angeles, Henry is a veterinarian whose fiancée Kate dies in an accident on the day they're to marry. Worried that Henry has closed off his social life, his sister suggests he use a psychic to contact Kate, lay to rest unresolved feelings, and live more fully. He tries it, though he doesn't believe in it. Nothing happens, so his sister gives Ashley, the psychic, Kate's diary. Now she's able to convince Henry she's in contact with Kate and start the therapy. Two things happen: they find themselves attracted to each other, and Kate's ghost, who also has some unresolved issues, returns to stop this budding romance. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Just because she's passed on... Doesn't mean she's moving on. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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1 February 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ghost Bitch  »

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£995,690 (UK) (1 February 2008)

Gross:

$7,563,670 (USA) (14 March 2008)
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Trivia

Original title was "How I Met My New Boyfriend's Dead Fiancee or: Ghost Bitch". See more »

Goofs

Before Ashley and Henry's first kiss, the position of Ashley's hair changes from shot to shot. When they kiss, Ashley's head changes position between shots. See more »

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Ashley: Dan! Sorry, the phone scared me so I killed it.
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On top of the credits "A film by" is shown, while all involved people are listed. It disappears when the thanks-section starts. See more »

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Mas Que Nada
Written by Jorge Ben
Performed by Sergio Mendes featuring The Black Eyed Peas (as Black Eyed Peas)
Courtesy of Concord Music Group, Inc.
And Courtesy of A&M Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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a decent movie with your gf or significant other, nothing more
30 January 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

i wasn't a fan of seeing this movie at all, but when my gf called me and said she had a free advanced screening pass i tagged along only for the sake of seeing eva longoria and laughing at jason biggs antics.

overall it was actually better then i expected but not by much. this was like a hybrid of how to lose a guy in 10 days and just like heaven. a typical romantic comedy with its moments i guess. the movie was quite short though (around 85 min.) but it was enough to tell the whole story, build some character development and have a decent happy ending. the whole idea of a ghost haunting its former husband was a interesting plot to follow. eva did a good job of keeping up the sarcasm and paul rudd and the rest of the supporting cast (especially jason biggs) kept the laughs coming at a smooth pace.

overall i liked the movie only because it had a good amount of laughs to keep me going otherwise i would have given this movie a lower rating. hey its a chick flick and i'm reviewing this movie from a guy's persepctive alright, it would be more of a fair fight if females reviewied this movie and gave there thoughts about it.


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