Casper

Genre:  Drama, Family
Running Time:  100 min.
Release Date: May 26, 1995
DVD: October 10, 1995

Current rating: Rating: 4.63
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Cast: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle, Ben Stein, Devon Sawa, Dan Aykroyd, Clint Eastwood, Mel Gibson

Synopsis

'Ghost therapist' Dr. James Harvey (Bill Pullman) and his daughter Kat (Christina Ricci) arrive at drafty, old Whipstaff Manor.

Its greedy owner, Carrigan Crittendon (Cathy Moriarty), has hired Dr. Harvey to exorcise the house's apparitions: a friendly but lonely young ghost named Casper, who's just looking for a friend, and his outrageous uncles Stretch, Stinkie and Fatso (The Ghostly Trio).

If the plan works, she and Dibs (Eric Idle), her partner-in-slime, can get their hands on the manor's fabled treasure. Meanwhile, Casper has found a kindred spirit in Kat, but The Ghostly Trio will not tolerate 'fleshies' in their house.

Director: Brad Silberling
Studio: Universal Pictures
Producer(s): Colin Wilson
Screenplay: Sherri Stoner, Deanna Oliver

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