Casper

Movie review by Polly M. Robertus, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Haunted house tale not as mild as the cartoons.

PG 1995 100 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 26 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 23 reviews

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Too much swearing
age 8+

Lackluster and all over the place

Oh this film...I would not say it is good or memorable regardless of how much Ricci, Pullman and even Moriarty throw at it. It is a bit violent and the I am not sure the age range this film is supposed to be for. It seems that the audience is both too young and too old as tis film's tone seems to be a bit all over the place. It is a bit too much like a cartoon and that is not a compliment. It tries too hard to be like the Addams Family and it falls short in many respects. It is all a bit overdone and has a bit of a everything but the kitchen sink kind of feel. It has a few sentimental moments that do their best, but most of the time it is an egregious mess trying to be cute.

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