One fateful night in 1959, Thomas Reilly is born at the exact moment a bus accident claims the lives of four people. Soon, the four find themselves earthbound and permanently tied to Thomas. Only he can see and hear them. When they realize their presence is disrupting the boy's life, they make the decision to become invisible to him. Twenty-seven years later, Thomas has grown into an executive. Finally, the four souls learn that through Thomas they each have one chance to resolve the unfinished business in their lives. To do this, they must temporarily take over his body, but Thomas wants no part of it!