Synopsis: Fern Petersen, a driven high school senior, has her life turned upside down when her overly affectionate boyfriend, Robert Klingher, dies in an embarrassing accident. When Robert returns from the dead as a love-sick ghost, he tries to reunite with Fern - only to have his heart broken. As Robert plots to kill Fern so they can be together forever, Fern will have to fight to stay in the world of the living. Clinger is a blood-soaked coming of age story about the horrors of first love.
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Director(s): Michael Steves
  1 win & 1 nomination.
81 min

Sh*t, f***!

God damn it!

My God, my

God, are you all right?

I'm fine.

I think you dislocated

your shoulder.

I was about to break my P.R.

Damn it!

I... I think I should call 911.

I'm training for

an important meet.

I have to keep going.

Absolutely not.

I need you to pop it in.

Like, I can't do that.

It's a slow and steady pull,

directly away from my body,

without any sudden movements.


Do it on three.

Okay, I-I can do this.

I can do this.

One, two, three.

My God!

I'm Robert.

I'm Fern.

Yeah, I know.

I... I sit behind you

in fifth period chem.

Wanna hang out

on Friday, Robert?

I was hoping you would ask me.

Wanna hook up in my car?

With who?

Is it the guy from the car wash?

Or is it the guy who

wears his hat backwards?

Or is it that guy

from your school

who had that thing for me?

Kelsey, don't you have

anything better to do?

No, I'm on my vacation days.

It's a-it's a perk of being



Well, use a condom.

Bye, sis.

Hey, Fern, it's me, Robert.

I'm thinkin' maybe I may

throw a party sometime,

like at my house,

with all my friends.

I got friends, a lot of em'.


Robert, are you taking

another long shower?

No, Mom!

Fern Petersen...

Robert, will you...

Will you be my girlfriend?

Wait, is he

supposed to ask that?

Hey, Robert.

Fern, you look amazing.


So how far are we

gonna go tonight?

I d...

That's not

what I meant to say.

I meant to say how

far are we gonna drive

because I have to be home by 11.

I have practice


Actually, we don't

have to drive anywhere.

You know, I think my favorite

thing about you, Fern,

is how graceful

you are.

This is a work in progress.

As long as you'll

be my first boyfriend.



Christian Singles Magazine

says you have to be sexy

and spontaneous.

And don't

forget to swallow...


-Your pride,

because relationships

are about compromise.

I'm so happy for you, Fern.


Do you wanna have sex soon?

Soon would be nice.

Well, I just don't

know if we're ready and

I want our first time to be



I know. It will be.

Because you're perfect.

Happy one month anniversary.

Happy one month and

one week anniversary.

-I love you beary much.

-Happy one month

and three week anniversary.

I love you beary much.

It's what our

kid will look like.

I made it on the internet.

He seems like the

perfect boyfriend.

For the love of God, break up.

I mean, I see what

he was trying to do.

Fern, where do you

see yourself in a year?

At MIT, running

for the track team,

and studying neuroscience.

See, you're gonna be

miles apart from each other

and you won't want Mister

Crazy latched onto you.

By the way, which of these

socks puppets do you think

better exudes professionalism?

The blue one.

But Robert has

perfect eyebrows.

And he has an enormous,

throbbing heart.

I want a guy like that.

I'm the sister here,

I give the advice,

and you are not helping.

I'm sorry.

Anyway, if you

wanna go to MIT,

you can't be tied down.

But, I mean, should

I break up with?

Should I keep it going? Should I keep

it going and then break up with him?

I mean, how is this

supposed to work?

It's like when

Mom and Dad say,

"Kelsey, why don't

you have a job?"

And I say, "If I had a job,

"I could never become a

billionaire entrepreneur."

You have to stick to your

plan, no matter what.

Robert, she's

going to love it.

It sure is swell, kiddo.

Thanks, Mom and Dad.

Hey, check this out.

Robert, it looks

a little dangerous.


that's my name.

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