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Ghost (movie)

Ghost is a 1990 comedy romantic fantasy film which tells the story of a murdered man who comes back as a ghost to try to prevent his wife from being killed. It stars Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn and Vincent Schiavelli.

The movie was written by Bruce Joel Rubin and directed by Jerry Zucker.

It won Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Whoopi Goldberg) and Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen. It was nominated for Best Film Editing, Best Music, Original Score and Best Picture.

With this movie, Whoopi Goldberg became the first African-American woman to win an acting Oscar.