Ghosts Can't Do It
|Ghosts Can't Do It|
|Directed by||John Derek|
|Produced by||Bo Derek, Chandran Rutnam|
|Written by||John Derek|
|Edited by||John Derek|
|Release date(s)||October 17, 1989 (foreign video premiere)
June 1, 1990 (USA)
The film was shot in 1989 and released on home video the same year. However, the film did receive a theatrical release in 1990. It was awarded Razzie Awards for "Worst Picture" (tied with The Adventures of Ford Fairlane), "Worst Actress" (Bo Derek), "Worst Director" and "Worst Supporting Actor" (Donald Trump, who appeared in a small cameo role).
Scott and Kate are happily married although there is a 30 year age difference between them. After Scott suffers a heart attack and is unable to make love, he commits suicide and becomes a ghost that only Kate can see and speak with. To make it possible for Scott to return as a human, they conjure up a plan to have a young man drown so that Scott can take his body.
Awards and nominations
- Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress – Bo Derek (Won)
- Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture (Won; tie with The Adventures of Ford Fairlane)
- Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor – Donald Trump (Won) and Leo Damian (Nominated)
- Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director – John Derek (Won)
- Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay – John Derek (Nominated)
- Golden Raspberry Award for Worst New Star – Donald Trump (Nominated) and Leo Damian (Nominated)
- Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress – Julie Newmar (Nominated)
- Stinkers Bad Movie Awards for Worst Picture (Nominated)
- The New York Times
- "1990 13th Hastings Bad Cinema Society Stinkers Awards". Stinkers Bad Movie Awards. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 2, 2013.
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