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Ricky Gervais and Greg Kinnear star in director David Koepp's fantasy comedy concerning Bertram Pincus, a dentist who gains the ability to communicate with the dead after momentarily dying during a routine medical procedure. When the dearly departed begin requesting favors from Dr. Pincus, the self-absorbed dentist finds that living with ghosts isn't easy. Fortunately, recently deceased businessman Frank Herlihy (Greg Kinnear) agrees to keep the dead at bay if Dr. Pincus will just agree to prevent his widow, Gwen (Téa Leoni), from tying the knot to humorless human rights lawyer Richard (Billy Campbell). According to Frank, Richard is just another morally corrupt gold-digger out to take the wealthy Gwen for all she's worth. At first Dr. Pincus agrees to go along with the ruse, though it isn't long before he begins to question his supernatural sidekick's true motivations. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:September 19, 2008


Ricky Gervais
as Bertram Pincus
Téa Leoni
as Gwen
Greg Kinnear
as Frank Herlihy
Billy Campbell
as Richard
Dana Ivey
as Marjorie
Aasif Mandvi
as Dr. Prashar
Kristen Wiig
as surgeon
Alan Ruck
as ghost dad
Betty Gilpin
as WWII nurse
Brian Tarantina
as ghost cop
Jordan Carlos
as young husband
Dequina Moore
as young wife
Joe Badalucco
as accident bystander
Brian Hutchinson
as accident bystander
Tyree Simpson
as sneezy cop
Julia Murney
as sneezy lady
Claire Lautier
as Upper East Side lady
Bridget Moloney
as receptionist


David Koepp
Gavin Polone
David Koepp
John Kamps
Fred Murphy
Geoff Zanelli
Composer (Music Score)
Sam Seig
Howard Cummings
Production Designer
Nicholas Lundy
Art Director
Gary Barber
Executive Producer
Ezra Swerdlow
Executive Producer
Sarah Edwards
Costume Designer
Debra Schutt
Set Decorator
David Wahnon
Sound/Sound Designer
Pat McCorkle
John Papsidera
James J. Sabat
Production Sound Mixer