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Casper Meets Wendy (1998)

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Casper, a ghost, teams up with Wendy, a witch, against an evil warlock.

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Living under the care of his uncles: The Ghostly Trio, Casper has been letting them push him around and making his afterlife miserable by having him do chores for them while they are scaring "fleshes" for their amusement. Whenever Casper would try to stand up to them, he gets too timid to do so. While they are on vacation in a place called Sunnybrite Resorts, Casper meets with a good little witch girl named Wendy, whom she and her bewitching aunts are on the run from an evil warlock: Desmond Spellman who attempts on destroying her after discovering that she will be a greater witch than him. Like Casper, Wendy is a kind witch who also have her relatives mistreating her. Casper and Wendy have become good friends as they discover that ghosts and witches are each others worst enemies, so they come up with a plan to make their elders pair up to one another. Once Desmond comes into town, he determines to destroy Wendy at once. It is now up to Casper to do what he can to save his friend from...

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A Bewitching New Live-Action Movie!


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Rated PG for mild scary scenes, some thematic elements and language | See all certifications »
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Hilary Duffs movie debut. See more »

Goofs

During the chaos at the ballpark caused by Casper's uncles, all the hot dogs in buns that fall off the hot dog cart and the ones that fall on the members of the running crowd are still raw. They are still slender and "square-shaped" from just coming out of the package. Cooked hot dogs have a plumper, "more round" shape. Note: the CG hot dogs that fall out of Fatso's belly, as he flies overhead, have the correct shape. See more »

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[the trio has possessed three human guys and have noticed Wendy's aunts]
Voice of Stretch: Maybe it's just this body, but those chicks look extra-crispy.
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References A Hard Day's Night (1964) See more »

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Holiday
Performed by Paul Gordon
Produced by Paul Gordon
Written by Haim Saban (as Kussa Mahchi), Shuki Levy & Cheryl Saban
Published by Eifoata Music/Kikunia Music
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A Kids Movie
14 February 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As I started to read the prior comment, I thought I had accidentally brought up comments on Titanic or Gladiator.

Actually, I found this mildly amusing, It didn't have that humor/storyline for everyone of a Shrek or Nemo, but that is okay. Not every Kid's Movie has to appeal to the whole family. Since this is a Kid's Movie, and I don't like to rate/inflict adult standards onto purely Kid's Movies outside of appropriateness -- message, if any; language and type of action, etc. The whole thing boils down to "How did the kids react to it?"

Well, the kids liked it a lot. And at the bottom line, when the day is done, that is what counts when you rent or take your kids to see a Kid's Movie. That being said, I am not interested in the complexity of plot lines, holes in story or academy award quality performances.

The kids say 7, and that is good enough for me.


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