Brad Silberling has done a lot of directing for various TV episodes and such, but he does also direct movies. In this case, he brings the story of Casper to life in an impressive way. This is one fun film from start to finish.
There isn't much to the story, especially...
Based on the popular cartoon character, this family-oriented "ghost story" is about a not-so-scary spirit who bonds with a little girl (Christina Ricci). The eternally irritable Ms. Carrigan (Cathy Mo... read more
Directed by: Brad Silberling
Release Date: May 26, 1995
DVD Release Date: September 23, 2003
Stats: 13,236 reviews
Flixster Reviews (13,236)
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December 28, 2013
I recall this film popping out of nowhere really, saw a trailer for it out of the blue, liked the look of it and went to see it. The creepy Addams Family visuals along with some really sweet looking effects hooked me and overall I really enjoyed this little kiddie flick.
June 19, 2013
Considering I've never been a HUGE fan of Casper (then again who is these days?) and considering the film doesn't have the best reputation for an animated adaptation, I wasn't expecting a whole lot, but I was surprised at how good I thought the film was. Bill Pullman and Christin...
April 27, 2012
Adults should definetely avoid this film, it's often overly dramatic but thankfully never in an annoying manner. It's a light hearted family movie that will entertain the primary audience whilst serving ...
October 23, 2011
A kids film that made me more scared that happy. Not something you should show kids who believe in ghosts.
August 29, 2011
An old fave from childhood, Casper is grown up enough to still be enjoyed. Although as an adult you pick up on themes a lot more than you do as a child, I think Casper has enough depth to keep me putting it in my DVD player for years to come, even if I do so under the pretense of...
August 17, 2011
This was okay, I loved it as a kid, but now its just really cliche, but its not terrible.
August 12, 2011
June 25, 2011
Unforgettable, but nothing special.
June 7, 2011
A fun family film based on the Casper the friendly ghost comics. It's a little silly, but overall fun and humorous, and I enjoy it.
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