We Have A Ghost (2023): Family-Friendly Horror Film

We Have A Ghost movie has a family-friendly devil in a house that may make you feel sympathetic towards him instead of fearing him. This Ghost is a lost soul from the 1970s.

So, when this Ghost from the bygone era reconnects with the people, he discovers the people’s obsession with the tech. In addition, he finds out that there is 24X7 news-media coverage of his story. Besides some of the other absurdities of the modern-day digital world trends, which dominate people’s lives.


Synopsis of We Have A Ghost (2023) Movie

Finding a ghost named Ernest (David Harbour) haunting their new home turns Kevin’s (Jahi Di’Allo Winston) family into overnight social media sensations. But when Kevin and Ernest go rogue to investigate the mystery of Ernest’s past, they become a target of the CIA.


Spoiler Free Review of We Have A Ghost (2023) Movie

The introduction

In this film, the said Ghost is still stuck in the past, in the 1970s world. Until one day, he gets discovered by the tech-savvy young kids of the 21st century. This supernatural horror adventure comedy may make you smile when you encounter the latest buzzwords like social media platforms and internet sensations. Even government agencies in the 21st century get involved in this funny story about a bald ghost from the past.

What we disliked about it

We think that its writers should have tightened the scripts and added more comedic scenes in it. As they had a great pool of available comedic talent flair among its star casts. This movie could have been much better, as we believe it missed a great opportunity with its talented actors, such as David Harbour (Ernest), Anthony Mackie (Frank), and Jennifer Coolidge (in a guest appearance). The story had lots of potential, but its team could not utilize its central premises properly.

What we liked about it

The heart-wrenching ending of the movie broke our hearts. On the other hand, its scene at the end provided a satisfying ending to the Ghost. And we loved that aspect of the film. Still, it is an enjoyable watch as long as you can overlook a few things here and there. And we repeat, despite the shortcomings mentioned (and not mentioned) above, we believe, this is a good family movie. It tugs at your heartstrings many times.

The conclusion

One can relish the movie, while it lasts. We must honestly state that despite all its goofs-ups, this light-hearted horror comedy made us laugh and enjoy it with family members.


Ratings of We Have A Ghost (2023) Movie

FM’s rating3.25/5
Rotten Tomatoes ratings as of the date42% Tomatometer & 64% Audience Score
Rotten Tomatoes / Critics ConsensusThis film has a fun concept and a talented cast; unfortunately, this spookily uneven ’80s pastiche also has very little idea of what to do with them.
Rotten Tomatoes / Audience SaysIt suffers from some clunky writing, but this film is a fun lightweight supernatural comedy that might even make you cry.
FM & Rotten Tomatoes ratings – We Have A Ghost film.

Poster of We Have A Ghost (2023) Movie

We Have A Ghost Film – poster.

Key details about We Have A Ghost (2023) Movie

GenreFamily, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Original languageEnglish (USA)
Age-restrictionsUA (13+)
ReleasedFebruary 2023
Duration2 hours 6 minutes
WritersChristopher Landon, Geoff Manaugh
DirectorChristopher Landon
TaglinesSet your spirit free.
CastJahi Di’Allo Winston, David Harbour, Anthony Mackie, Isabella Russo, Erica Ash, Tig Notaro, etc.
NetworkNetflix.
About – We Have A Ghost film.

Trailer of We Have A Ghost (2023) Movie

Official trailer – We Have A Ghost film | YouTube.

If you feel like watching another horror show from the USA, then perhaps check out our article about The Last of Us series, too.


Featured & Other Images: We Have A Ghost | Netflix.


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