Casper

Casper

Casper

Family comedy, with Christina Ricci and Bill Pullman, about a friendly little ghost who lives with his three mischievous, haunt-crazy ghost uncles in a large abandoned mansion. When a paranormal expert and his daughter investigate the house, Casper sees an opportunity to make a friend, while his not-so welcoming relatives have more dastardly opportunities in mind…

Based on the Casper the Friendly Ghost animated TV series and comic books, created in the late 1930s.

1995100 minsUSA
Kids & FamilyFantasy
Director:
Brad Silberling ('Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events', 'City of Angels')
Writer:
Sherri StonerDeanna Oliver
Cast:
Cathy MoriartyEric IdleBill PullmanChristina RicciMalachi Pearson

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Casper / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Once the audience has become inured to the wide-eyed protagonist and impressive digitized effects, there's little sense of wonder or awe to be found.

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Time Out

Time Out

The set design, however, merely disguises what is in fact an intimate and likeable picture.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Not the cleverest around, but its hero may be the most lovable.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

As a technical achievement, it's impressive, and entertaining. And there is even a little winsome philosophy.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Aimed squarely at the tinies, but there is charm enough here to make it bearable for adults too.

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