Movie review – Beetlejuice

Movie review - Beetlejuice

Malaki Toler

Beetlejuice is a classic movie directed by Tim Burton with a rating of PG and a run time of 93 minutes. It is a cult classic comedy and horror movie made in 1988. The story revolves around a married couple played by Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis, who have died in a car crash where they meet the demon Beetlejuice played by Michael Keaton. Their house is sold to the Deetz family. The dead couple and the Deetz’s daughter Lydia befriend each other because she is the only one who can see them. The couple wants the Deetz family out of the house so they can go back to living their regular life. However, the Deetz family believes the house is haunted so they get a exorcism to get rid of the ghostly couple. When Lydia sees this, she quickly summons Beetlejuice by saying his name three times. Beetlejuice saves the couple and by the end of the movie, they all agrees to live in harmony under the same roof.
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