It’s hard to believe that the famous Ghost was filmed over a quarter century ago. The supernatural and romantic thriller won two Oscars and it is still an active topic for discussions. Here are 5 unique facts you probably didn’t know about the film.
NUMBER 1: LOW BUDGET MOVIE WAS HIGH IN PROFITS
Ghost out-grossed every possible movie of its time. With a low budget of $22 million, the film collected over $505 million in the first year.
NUMBER 2: DEMI MOORE BECAME THE HIGHEST-PAID ACTRESS
Demi Moore was in demand after Ghost unexpectedly hit $200 million in domestic gross. They invited Demi to play in the movies like A Few Good Men, Indecent Proposal, and Disclosure. Thanks to the power of Ghost.
NUMBER 3: THE UNCHAINED MELODY RESURRECTION
After the Righteous Brothers’s version of Unchained Melody was used in the movie, the song hit number one on the Billboard U.S. Adult Contemporary chart. It turned out that the power of Ghost brought the single and the band back to life.
NUMBER 4: JAPAN “STOLE” THE IDEA
The Movie was so popular in Japan, that the local producers decided to remake the movie. The remake came out with a woman being the ghost.
NUMBER 5: DEMI MOORE AND DISASTER
Moore experienced an ambivalent feeling about the movie. In her statements, she admitted that the combination of a dead guy, a comedy part, and a love story seemed like a recipe for disaster to her. In turned out that the magic happened and the movie went viral.