Director: Tim Burton
Writers: Michael McDowell, Larry Wilson, Warren Scullen
Starring: Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis, Alec Baldwin, Catherine O’Hara, Jeffrey Jones, Glenn Shadix, Carmen Fell Pi / Sylvia Sidney / Robert Gullett / Dick Cavett / Adair Lutz / Mary Schitham / Tony Cox / Jack Angel / Hugo Stanger / Charles Schneider / Patrice Martinez / Simmy Bow / Mark Ettlinger / Cindy Daly / Maurice Page / J. Jay Saunders / Rachel Mittelman / Annie McEnroe /…
Genre: Comedy / Fantasy
Region: United States
Released: 1988-03-30 (USA)
Runtime: 92 minutes
Also known as: Ghost Family (Hong Kong) / Two Heavens of Joy / Beetle Juice / Laughing Ghosts / Beetle Juice
Rating: IMDB 7.5 / Rotten Tomatoes 85%
Adam (Alec Baldwin Alec Baldwin) and Barbara (Geena Davis Geena Davis) who run a hardware store are very loving couples. Although they have no children, they share all their love for each other. They are all devoted to decorating their home. On this day, the couple had a car accident while traveling and both died. The two couples who became ghosts couldn’t bear to leave their home, but they could only watch helplessly as a new owner moved into their home. Deeds and the Charles family moved in and remodeled the couple’s house. Adam and Barbara came up with haunted tricks trying to scare the Deeds away, but it didn’t work. Instead, Deeds loved his weird daughter Lydia who stayed in the dark. (Winona Ryder) See through, it’s rare to be a ghost. Following the guidelines of the Undead Manual, the desperate couple asked the archmage “Beetlejuice” (Michael Keaton) who wandered outside the mainstream of the underworld to help them regain their home…
“Beetlejuice” is a comedy horror film released in 1988, directed by Tim Burton and starring Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder, and Alec Baldwin. The movie follows a recently deceased couple, Adam and Barbara Maitland (played by Baldwin and Geena Davis), who enlist the help of the mischievous and eccentric ghost Beetlejuice (played by Keaton) to scare off the new owners of their former home.
As the couple tries to navigate the afterlife and cope with their newfound ghostly status, they become increasingly entangled with the bizarre and unpredictable Beetlejuice, who has his own plans for their situation.
The film was a commercial and critical success, grossing over $70 million worldwide and receiving praise for its unique blend of horror and comedy, as well as its imaginative visuals and quirky performances. The movie has since become a cult classic and inspired a successful animated TV series, as well as rumors of a possible sequel.