CASPER (Theatrical Release USA 1995)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.9|5.0 Starsììì

magical and loveable­—brings the Harvey Comics character, Casper, to life. While not outstandingly done, it turns into a good, fill-in-some-time movie for the young teen/adult audience.

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Dr. James Harvey (Bill Pullman) and his daughter, Kathleen Harvey (Christina Ricci), take up residence in Whipstaff Manor with the assigned position of ridding the mansion of four ghosts.

Additional Thanks

Thank You to Director Brad Silberling for directing efforts. Thank you to Executive Producers Gerald R. Molen, Jeffrey A. Montgomery, and Steven Spielberg for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Nicky (Chauncey Leopardi), Andreas (Spencer Vrooman), Casper (voice of Malachi Pearson), Carrigan Crittenden (Cathy Moriarty), Paul ‘Dibbs’ Plutzker (Eric Idle), Mr. Rugg (Ben Stein), Father Guido Sarducci (Don Novello), Mr. Rogers (Fred Rogers), Herself (Terry Murphy), Harvey Patient (Ernestine Mercer), Reporter (voice of Doug Bruckner), Stretch (voice of Joe Nipote), and Stinkie (voice of Joe Alaskey).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. Young teens and adults will love Casper from its beginning to its end.

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