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Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997)

PG
Video | 90 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Casper accidentally finds himself in the world of the living after failing to show up for ghost training and befriended a young boy who teaches him the ways of a ghost, while a ruler from the other world attempts to bring him back.
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Writers
Joseph Oriolo (book "Casper, the Friendly Ghost") | Seymour Reit (book "Casper, the Friendly Ghost") | Thomas McCluskey (story) | Rob Kerchner (story) & 2 more
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Sep 1997 (United States)

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Lori Loughlin
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Michael McKean
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Brendon Ryan Barrett
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Richard Moll
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Shannon Chandler
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Casper Van Dien
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Michael McDonald
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Emily Jennifer Grunfeld
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4.5 / 10 | 3,338 votes