Over Her Dead Body Synopsis
A jealous ghost (Eva Longoria) tries to sabotage her ex-groom's new romance with a psychic.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
This madcap paranormal love triangle is charming on its own terms.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
What ensues may be predictable, but the slapstick performances of Rudd and Bell are anything but. They court, they spark, and a few times...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Though the tale may fall short on imagination, the principal actors make Over Her Dead Body livelier than one would expect.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Rudd's talents as a thinking woman's charmer are wasted -- as are those of amiable Jason Biggs in a weak variation on the pop theme of...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
Rudd is an underappreciated comic actor, and his line readings are the best thing in the film, but the bland role barely taps his talent....
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Back to Wisteria Lane, Eva, and stay there until we call you.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Seriously lacks both romance and comedy.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
I like Longoria Parker on "Desperate Housewives" and truly believe she could have a career on the big screen if she promises to never again...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The kindest context in which to put Over Her Dead Body, which was written and directed by Jeff Lowell, is that of a training film, a public...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Over Her Dead Body is to romantic comedy what Spam is to meat. But at least with Spam, you get cool packaging.
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very enjoyable

By cjackcook
very clever writing lots of laffs good chemistry between all the actors lake bell gives a great perforance struck the perfect of comedy and romance probably my favorite role for jason biggs...


By harayraymovies
this movie was super cute! i loved the story line and it was hilarious. the actors were amazing in there part! there were some real funny surprises so it keep on the edge of your seat. i would...

i have to go

By fondong
i have to go to this movie because eva longoria parker is so hot i love her i like how she models for bebe sport i love her i must go...


By josieurbbs53
omg, awesome movie!...


By jumayumi
I think MissCorvette's review was meant for another movie... Anyway, the movie was cute, Eva Longoria and Paul Rudd are excellent and funny. For those who enjoy romantic comedy it's worth the time....

Five Word Review

By redyeah
Okay but not the best...

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By 5_stars
After seeing all these commercials, this movie looked hilarious. I can't wait to go see it and I'm hoping that it's worth the money. To me, the story line is funny. The actors and actresses are...

Better Than I Expected

By bobkat05
After all the tepid reviews, I was hesitant to go see this movie. I was in the mood for funny fluff, and this certainly satisfied. It won't be a classic, but I enjoyed it, especially Paul Rudd's...


By MissCorvette
This movie is an Oscar contender? That means that the movie choices must be pitiful because this movie is a waste. Less than half-way through I should have gotten up and demanded a refund. It moves...

I have seen this movie!!!!

Badhorsie , Don't you realize that just because the movie hasn't been released in the theaters yet, doesn't mean that no one has seen it. You can go to sneak previews to see movies before they are...

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Rated PG-13 | For sexual content and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Ghost-lite romantic comedy is only so-so.
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