We Have a Ghost Movie

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After finding a ghost with a murky past haunting their new house, a family becomes internet sensations — and the targets of a shadowy government agency.

Who's Involved:

Anthony Mackie, Tig Notaro, David Harbour, Niles Fitch, Christopher Landon, Jahi Di'Allo Winston, Marty Bowen, Jennifer Coolidge, Steve Coulter, Isaac Klausner, Erica Ash, Dan Halsted, John Fischer, Faith Ford, Christopher W. Landon, Geoff Manaugh, Nathan Miller, Korey Budd

Release Date:

Friday, February 24, 2023 Netflix

language, some sexual/suggestive references and violence
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Finding a ghost named Ernest haunting their new home turns Kevin's 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.

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Who stars in We Have a Ghost: Cast List

Monsanto, Captain America: Brave New World  

Thunderbolts, Gran Turismo  

Am I OK?, Dog Days  

Charm City Kings  

Robots, Mangus  

Uncle Drew, The Outlaw Johnny Black  


The Fallout, Secret Society of Second-Born Royals  

The Pacifier  

The Founder, Walden  

Who's making We Have a Ghost: Crew List

A look at the We Have a Ghost behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Christopher W. Landon last directed Happy Death Day 2U and Arachnophobia. The film's writer Christopher W. Landon last wrote Happy Death Day 2U and Arachnophobia.


Marty Bowen
Dan Halsted

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Production: What we know about We Have a Ghost?

Key Facts

  1. Based on Geoff Manaugh’s short story Ernest.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2022 - April: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2021 - July: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

We Have a Ghost Release Date: When was the film released?

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We Have a Ghost was a Netflix release in 2023 on Friday, February 24, 2023. There were 20 other movies released on the same date, including Jesus Revolution, Cocaine Bear and Mummies.

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