Ghost World Synopsis
Friends (Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson) meet a loner (Steve Buscemi) and go separate ways.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I wanted to hug this movie. It takes such a risky journey and never steps wrong. It creates specific, original, believable, lovable...
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A buoyant, funny, and disarmingly humane comedy of beautiful losers in revolt.
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Smart, surpassingly odd, extremely funny and mysteriously endearing at the same time.
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90

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Let the unsettling secrets of this outrageously funny and steadily engrossing meditation on the life of two high school misfits after...
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88

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Funny, insightful, unpredictable and blessed with pitch-perfect performances, Ghost World is one of the year's best movies.
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88

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
A unique bond still develops between the two outcasts, leading to an unexpected resolution that ends this subtle, deeply humane movie on an...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
There's a loneliness at the heart of this world, and Ghost World, that's really touching -- and a bit scary, too.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Ghost World draws super, natural performances.
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88

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Whatever portion of the alienated teen angst championship Thora Birch left unclaimed after ''American Beauty,'' she nails down brilliantly...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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Bests most other teen comedies right off the bat. If you got a kick out of "Crumb," this film will crack you up.
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Teenagers without a cause

By RandytheMovieFan
Fairly depressing view of the transition from high school to the next phase of life. Lots of interesting moments along with a few laughs, but the movie doesn't come close to claims of being...

A Hilarouis Masterpiece

By wingwang654
When I saw this film on my cousin's computer wallpaper, I almost was obsessed over the look of it. Anyone would have been attracted to it. So I asked what film this is and he said a Indie film...

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great movie

By redyeah
Incredible cast. A real story about real people and real consequences. very underrated. Must see for people who like dark comedies....

LOVES IT

By iheartmoviess
Break me off a piece of that Steve Buscemi anyday....

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For Strong Language and Some Sexual Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Offbeat indie dramedy will resonate with older teens.
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