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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate (as Eva Longoria Parker)
Father Marks (as W. Morgan Sheppard)
Andy Kreiss ...
Cab Driver


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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She's passed on... But she's not moving on. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

1 February 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ghost Bitch  »

Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£995,690 (UK) (1 February 2008)


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

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


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


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 »


Ashley: I hope you don't mind me asking, but how, um... How did it happen?
Henry: She was crushed by an angel and as sad as I am, I do appreciate the irony
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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 »


References Ghost (1990) See more »


Mas Que Nada
Written by Jorge Ben Jor (as 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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4 May 2008 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

With movies like this you know you are going to get the usual jokes concerning ghosts. Eva as a ghost is pretty funny. And the other actors also do a good job. It is the direction and the story that is lacking. That could have been overlooked had the jokes worked better. The problem only is that there aren't many jokes. Sure I laughed a couple of times. Apart from the talking parrot there wasn't an ounce of creativity to be noticed in the movie. I blame the director not using the premise to it's full potential. Eva certainly has the comedic skill to show more but did not get the opportunity to do so. Overall this movie is ideal for a Sunday afternoon. Other than that it can be skipped completely.

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