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1995 American family comedy fantasy film


Released 26 May 1995 (28 years, 1 months ago)

Director Brad Silberling and Phil Nibbelink
Duration 100 minutes
Genre comedy-drama, comedy horror, fantasy film, children's film and comedy film
Nominated for Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie
Composer James Horner
Production company Amblin Entertainment and Harvey Films
Country of origin United States of America
Screenwriter Deanna Oliver, Sherri Stoner, Joe Oriolo and Seymour Reit
Producer Gerald R. Molen, Steven Spielberg, Steve Waterman, Jeff Franklin and Colin Wilson

About Casper

Casper, the 1995 film adaptation of the beloved cartoon ghost, is a charming and heartwarming tale that captures the spirit of the original character. Directed by Brad Silberling and starring Christina Ricci and Bill Pullman, the film tells the story of a young girl named Kat who moves into a haunted mansion with her father, a paranormal expert. There, she befriends Casper, a friendly ghost who longs to be alive again.

The film's special effects are impressive, particularly the seamless integration of live-action and computer-generated imagery. The performances are also noteworthy, with Ricci and Pullman delivering strong performances and the voice of Casper provided by Malachi Pearson. The film's soundtrack, featuring songs by artists such as James Horner and Little Richard, adds to the film's whimsical and nostalgic tone.

While the film received mixed reviews upon its release, it has since become a beloved classic among fans of all ages. Its enduring popularity has led to several spin-offs, including an animated series and a direct-to-video sequel.

Overall, Casper is a delightful and heartwarming film that captures the magic of childhood imagination and the power of friendship. It remains a beloved classic that continues to enchant audiences to this day.


- Ebert, R. (1995, May 26). Casper.

- Maslin, J. (1995, May 26). Film Review: Casper; Ghostly Trio and a Friendly One. The New York Times.

- Travers, P. (1995, May 26). Casper. Rolling Stone.

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