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Casper (1995)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Fantasy  |  26 May 1995 (USA)
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A paranormal expert and his daughter bunk in an abandoned house populated by 3 mischievous ghosts and one friendly one.

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Mr. Rugg
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Mr. Rogers (archive footage) (as Mr. Rogers)
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Herself ('Hard Copy')
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Ernestine Mercer ...
Harvey Patient Being Interviewed
Doug Bruckner ...
Reporter (voice) (as Douglas J.O. Bruckner)
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Stinkie (voice)
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Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the rickety mansion to seek her claim, she is frightened away by a wicked wave of ghosts. Determined to get her hands on this hidden fortune, she hires afterlife therapist Dr. James Harvey to exorcise the ghosts from the mansion. Harvey and his daughter Kat move in, and soon Kat meets Casper, the ghost of a young boy who's "the friendliest ghost you know." But not so friendly are Casper's uncles--Stretch, Fatso and Stinkie--who are determined to drive all "fleshies" away. Ultimately, it is up to Harvey and Kat to help the ghosts cross over to the other side. Written by Joshua Davis <xtnb64a@prodigy.com>

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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Rated PG for mild language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

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$100,328,194 (USA)
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Mel Gibson:  One of the people Dr. Harvey turns into while possessed by The Ghostly Trio. See more »

Goofs

Casper states the 'resurrection liquid' that is in the bottle is 'enough for one [ghost]'. When Casper and Kat bring Doctor Harvey back to life, there's still liquid. That could make Casper come back to life, but they don't use it. See more »

Quotes

Carrigan Crittenden: DIBS! Get this thing cooking, you flaccid little worm you!
Dibs: Ah, Carrigan! How kind of you to drop in!
[Carrigan laughs]
Dibs: You know, if there's one thing I've learned from you, it's 'always kick 'em when they're down'. And baby, you're six feet under. Oh, what a shame!
[grabs vial]
Dibs: Sorry, sweetheart; we're through!
Carrigan Crittenden: [gasps as she sees that Dibs is about to break the vial] I am not gonna forget this, you ungrateful, lousy little worm you!
Dibs: [chuckles sarcastically] You can haunt me all you want, but it's ...
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The globe in the opening Universal logo transforms into a full moon. See more »

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Jailhouse Rock
Written by Elvis Presley
Performed by Bill Pullman
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For adults too!
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Being 'middle-aged', I suppose I was not the target audience for this movie, but I love it very much anyway. Kiddies aside, this movie is hysterical, well-acted, and touching too. The effects are great and, to be honest, I can't find a lot to critcize here, which for me is all I can ask of a movie.


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