Casper (1995) Movie poster and comic book cover compared.

Casper

Brad Silberling, 1995

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Casper The Friendly Ghost
Seymour Reit, Joe Oriolo, 1939

Casper is a movie directed by Brad Silberling in 1995 and based on the characters from the comic book Casper The Friendly Ghost by Seymour Reit and Joe Oriolo, first published in 1939. The movie features Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Eric Idle, Cathy Moriarty, Amy Brenneman, Ben Stein, and others.

What users say

“The comic book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

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Book cover
Casper: Junior Novelization (1995)
Book by Lisa Rojany Buccieri

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RATING

6.1

/ 10

Movie Poster: Casper (Brad Silberling, 1995)

7.6

/ 10

Comic Book Cover: Casper The Friendly Ghost (Seymour Reit, Joe Oriolo, 1939)

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Storyline

In Friendship, Maine following the death of her father, neurotic and spoiled heiress Carrigan Crittenden discovers she has only been left Whipstaff Manor in his will while his vast wealth has gone to several charities. A lonely Casper watches a news report about paranormal therapist James Harvey and is instantly smitten with his teenage daughter, Kat, prompting Casper to inspire Carrigan in summoning Dr. Harvey to Whipstaff.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Casper, the 1995 movie by Brad Silberling

Year

1995

Minutes

100

Movie Rate

6.10

Source: IMDb

Movie

Casper

Country: USA

Year: 1995

Length: 1h40m

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Cover of Casper The Friendly Ghost, the 1939 book by Seymour Reit and Joe Oriolo

Year

1939

Pages

144

Book Rate

7.64

S: Goodreads

Comic Book

Casper The Friendly Ghost

Country: USA

First published in: 1939

Length: 144 pages

Genre: Fiction

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User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Casper, the 1995 movie by Brad Silberling

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Cover of Casper The Friendly Ghost, the 1939 book by Seymour Reit and Joe Oriolo

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Casper, the 1995 movie by Brad Silberling

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30% No

7 votes

3 votes

comic book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Casper The Friendly Ghost, the 1939 book by Seymour Reit and Joe Oriolo

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36% No

7 votes

4 votes

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