Ghost is a 1990 American romantic fantasy drama film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg. It was written by Bruce Joel Rubin and directed by Jerry Zucker. The film was a financial and critical success, and was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Score and Best Film Editing. It won the awards for Best Supporting Actress for Whoopi Goldberg and Best Original Screenplay. Goldberg was particularly praised: she also won the BAFTA, Golden Globe, and Saturn Awards for Best Supporting Actress. Sam and Molly are a couple very much in love. Walking back to their new apartment after a night out at the theater, they encounter a thief in a dark alley, and Sam is murdered. He finds himself trapped as a ghost, he soon realizes his death was no accident. He must somehow warn Molly about the danger that she is in as the killer begins to stalk her. As a ghost, Sam knows he cannot be seen or heard by the living, and so he sets out to communicate with a psychic to warn Molly. Eventually he finds Oda Mae Brown, a psychic who didn’t even realize her powers were real. The music for Ghost was written by veteran composer Maurice Jarre. The soundtrack also contained use of the 1955 song “Unchained Melody“, composed by Alex North with lyrics by Hy Zaret, which appears in both instrumental form and the 1965 recording by The Righteous Brothers.