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Casper Meets Wendy (1998)

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. While deciding to go they are on vacation, 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 has her relatives mistreating her. The two become good friends as they discover that ghosts and witches are each other's 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 as he must get the courage to convince his uncles to help him to save his friend and her aunts from the villainous warlock.

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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 »

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When Josh and his friend take over the arcade game from the two girls, the side of the cabinet shows one of the Mortal Kombat fighting games, but Josh's dialogue and the sound effects seem to indicate some type of shooting game with many enemies on screen at one time. See more »

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The Oracle: Attention, please listen, here is the latest: Desmond is now gone and Wendy is the greatest!
Geri: Her? She's the greatest witch?
The Oracle: She has done something no other can boast; This little witch befriended a ghost. So Wendy is the greatest, it is her I select. Someday she'll be queen, so show some respect!
Geri: Go Wendy!
Gabby: We always knew you had it in you!
Fanny: Yeah! Wendy for president!
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Followed by Casper's Haunted Christmas (2000) See more »

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Romeo & Juliet
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (as Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky)
Arranged by Deddy Tzur
Published by Eifoata Music/Harveytoons Music
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Be fair the rating shouldn't be this low
30 April 2008 | by See all my reviews

Okay now be fair, this is when alls said and done a kids film. I agree with the previous comment and so long as the kids enjoyed it that's what matters.

I found the film enjoyable and even if there are continuity errors so what? This isn't any huge film like transformers it was classic casper it's supposed to be enjoyable not brilliant and thats what makes a film good and I have no doubts that this film is enjoyable.

I feel no need to say anymore, don't apply large standards to it, this is one of the best casper films there is, it's fine for what it is, I say 7 although I'm very tempted to give it a 10 to bring the score back up it does not deserve as low as it has.


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