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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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Sean McNamara

Writers:

Jymn Magon (screenplay), Jymn Magon (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cathy Moriarty ... Geri
Shelley Duvall ... Gabby
Teri Garr ... Fanny
George Hamilton ... Desmond Spellman
Hilary Duff ... Wendy
Richard Moll ... Jules
Vincent Schiavelli ... Vincent
Blake Foster ... Josh Jackson
Rodger Halston ... Larry Tullby
Michael McDonald ... Spike-Stretch (as Michael James McDonald)
Travis McKenna Travis McKenna ... Phil-Fatso
Patrick Richwood ... Vinne-Stinky
Alan Thicke ... Baseball Announcer
Casper Van Dien ... Crewcut Hunk
Billy Burnette Billy Burnette ... Chef
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Storyline

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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A Bewitching New Live-Action Movie!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild scary scenes, some thematic elements and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 1998 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Casper et Wendy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo (Stereo)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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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 »

Quotes

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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Connections

Referenced in Big Wolf on Campus: Witch College (1999) See more »

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Don't Take Your Love
Performed by Paul Gordon
Written & Produced by Paul Gordon
Published by Eifoata Music/Harveytoons Music
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A breath taking adventure!
8 December 2012 | by jacob herbstSee all my reviews

I love this movie, it's perfectly paced,acted and all around fun! It's easily the best movie ever and it should have won at least 100 Oscars. If not more. It's appropriate for anyone and everyone. I highly recommend this astonishing picture. It's a perfect 100/10! Compared to Godfather it doesn't even come close! The only problem is that there is no sequel. It needs to have a follow up. People across the glob have long waited a second film. Let us see number 2! and then MORE! The final thing I must say is the CGI is way better then E.T., Close encounters of a third kind, and star wars have really bad special effects. So then go check it out. I AM Using 100% SARCASUM!


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