The Mesmerist

(2002)
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Based on an Edgar Allan Poe story, this film tells the grimly comic tale of a bad-tempered old man (Howard Hesseman) who cheats death, only to go on tormenting the living. When a medical experiment leaves the grouch hovering between life and death (and able to describe the world beyond), things get tricky for his daughter (Jessica Capshaw) and her beau (Neil Patrick Harris, of "Doogie Howser, M.D." fame), who can't get their hands on his estate.

  1. Gil Cates Jr.

    Director

  2. Ron Marasco

    Screenplay

  3. Michael A. Goorjian

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Neil Patrick Harris

    Neil Patrick Harris

  2. Jessica Capshaw

    Jessica Capshaw

  3. Jason Carter

    Jason Carter

  4. Howard Hesseman

    Howard Hesseman

  5. Jo Champa

    Jo Champa

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The Mesmerist

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Status Released

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  • March 11, 2002
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

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