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Curtain Call (1999)
Curtain Call
Actors: James Spader, Polly Walker, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith, Buck Henry
Director: Peter Yates
Genres: Comedy, Science Fiction & Fantasy
PG-13     2000     1hr 34min

Get into the spirit with real romance. Stevenson Lowe's girlfriend, Julia, wants to get married. But all thoughts of proposing are quickly scared out of him by a couple of grouchy ghosts who have the marriage from hell. Th...  more »


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Actors: James Spader, Polly Walker, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith, Buck Henry
Director: Peter Yates
Creators: Andrew S. Karsch, Lisa Bruce, Michele Newman, Robert Nickson, Sidney Kimmel, Todd Alcott
Genres: Comedy, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sub-Genres: Romantic Comedies, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Studio: Image Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 01/25/2000
Original Release Date: 01/01/1997
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1997
Release Year: 2000
Run Time: 1hr 34min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 8
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

Heidi Steffy | Erie PA USA | 02/28/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Be prepared to laugh. It is always a joy to watch Maggie Smith and Michael Caine play off each other. They are so accomplished. James Spaeder does a very good job holding his own with these two. This is not the average love story. After all there is nothing average about a ghost couple with a history of fireworks in their relationship. They have a lot to teach, and do it well just being themselves. In spite of the fact that everything seems to go constantly awry, all that unseen "help", Spaeder's character proves to be a clumsy but apt pupil. Just a pleasure to watch."
Curtain Call
Diane B. Cook | The Deep South | 05/07/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)

"A delightful romantic comedy with the talented James Spader, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith, and even Sam Sheppard, it is set in Manhattan, with a lovely old home furnished in fabulous antiques, including two ghosts who were famous theatrical personalities in life. Spader inspires giggles with another of his always surprising comedic presentations, especially in his "fright" when the ghosts appear. The music is warm and the characters are rich. The dialogue is bright. The film offers a beautiful fantasy escape to upper class New York and a look into the publishing business - enjoy it with a glass or two of wine, and it will seem very believable."
Lympy | Australia | 01/11/2007
(3 out of 5 stars)

"This film was funny and very different. Wonderful to see Maggie Smith and Michael Cain together with James Spader equally matching them in the acting department. A plesant enough way to spend a spare hour or so."
Curtain Call
K. Cooper | Cheboygan, MI | 01/11/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"A Fun and Funny love story. Caine & Smith are fabulous as always. Recalls the Topper movie and TV series. It's great seeing James Spader in a comedic role again."