2001 Comedy/Drama Rated R 111 Minutes
|In Theaters||August 3, 2001|
|On 4K UHD||Not Available|
|On Blu-ray||May 30, 2017|
|On DVD||February 5, 2002|
Terry Zwigoff’s first fiction film, adapted from a cult-classic comic by Daniel Clowes, is an idiosyncratic portrait of adolescent alienation that is at once bleakly funny and wholly endearing. Set during the malaise-filled months following high-school graduation, Ghost World follows the proud misfit Enid (Thora Birch), who confronts an uncertain future amid the cultural wasteland of consumerist America. As her cynicism becomes too much to bear even for her best friend, Rebecca (Scarlett Johansson), Enid finds herself drawn to an unlikely kindred spirit: a sad-sack record collector many years her senior (Steve Buscemi). With its parade of oddball characters, quotable, Oscar-nominated script, and eclectic soundtrack of vintage obscurities, Ghost World is one of the twenty-first century’s most fiercely beloved comedies.
Rated R for strong language and some sexual content.
Box office gross: $5.4 million. View box office history.
Released by MGM. See more credits.