High Spirits (1988)

7.5 / Rated by 1 people

99 min.
Plot  Peter O'Toole is Peter Plunkett, the owner of a dilapidated Irish castle which has been converted to a bed and breakfast supplying the only employment for the local villagers. Owing money to an American businessman, Plunkett has the idea to turn the castle into "The most haunted castle in Europe" for the tourist trade. He and his wacky staff of Irish characters set about creating ghost costumes and effects for their first group of American lodgers.

At first annoyed by the inept hauntings, the American guests (including Steve Guttenberg, Beverly D'Angelo, Connie Booth, Peter Gallagher and Jennifer Tilly) soon get what they paid for as the genuine ghosts of Castle Plunkett take umbrage with being cheaply exploited and stage a full scale paranormal event.

Two of the castle's ghosts, Mary Plunkett and Martin Brogan (played by Daryl Hannah and Liam Neeson) become romantically entangled with Guttenberg and D'Angelo's characters. This romantic twist is the focus of most of t...



Daryl Hannah
Mary Plunkett Brogan
Peter O'Toole
Peter Plunkett
Liam Neeson
Martin Brogan
Jennifer Tilly
Peter Gallagher
Brother Tony
Ray McAnally
Plunkett Senior
Martin Ferrero
Connie Booth
Donal McCann
Liz Smith
Mrs. Plunkett
Tony Rohr


All Titles

High Spirits
English Original Title

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montbravo added High Spirits (1988) to watchlist / 22.05.2016

montbravo rated High Spirits (1988) with 7.5 stars / 22.05.2016

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