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Ghost Town

Dr. Bertram Pincus (Ricky Gervais) is an arrogant jerk who prefers no company but his own. That is why the dentist is so angry when, after surviving a near-death experience, he can suddenly see ghosts. Hoping a good deed will exorcise these apparitions, he agrees to help Frank Herlihy (Greg Kinnear), a spirit trying to break off his widow's (Tea Leoni) impending marriage. However, the favor may kill him first. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C+
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 102
Theater Release: 18 Sep 2008
Video Release: 27 Dec 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Ghost Town is rated PG-13: for some strong language, sexual humor and drug references.

Cast: Ricky Gervais, Tea Leoni, Greg Kinnear,
Studio: 2008 Paramount

Detailed Review

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Why Is Ghost Town Rated PG-13?

The use of two strong sexual expletives and a host of other profanities, sexual innuendos… 
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