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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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Trivia

Ben Stein was the only actor who's been cast in all three Casper movies. 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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Wendy: I have no friends, none, and my family treats me like sludge.
Voice of Casper: I hear that.
Wendy: And then you come along and I finally feel like I'm somebody... But I'm supposed to hate you. It doesn't make any sense. But we still are friends, right?
Voice of Casper: Wendy, friends doesn't even come close to describing how I feel.
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References Starship Troopers (1997) See more »

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Sweet Princess
Performed by Pep Torres
Produced by David Ari Leon (as David Leon)
Written by Haim Saban (as Kussa Mahchi), Shuki Levy & Cheryl Saban
Published by Eifoata Music/Kikunia Music
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Cack
13 June 2014 | by (Lincolnshire, UK) – See all my reviews

The third film in the 'Casper' series is a boring mixture of poor CGI, inane dialogue and pitiful jokes. It's full of actors who deserve better than this slop.

This time around Casper and his mean uncles take a vacation at a holiday resort where witches Teri Garr, Shelley Duvall (why, ladies, why?) and their niece Hilary Duff are also staying, leading to many naff visual effects and a story that ping pongs all over the place as warlock George Hamilton tries to get his hands on zzzzzzz.

Worse than 'A Spirited Beginning', this is a half-assed movie full of cut-price visual effects and tacky gags that hits bottom with (another) turn from Pauly Shore, of all people. A minimum of effort in just about every department ensures that this cheapo cash-in dies a horrible death, much like its title character must have done at some point.


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