A prequel to the first animated/live-action Casper feature, Casper: A Spirited Beginning introduces the friendliest ghost you'll ever know and explains how Casper met and befriended the other ghouls at Applegate Manor. After being stranded, Casper meets young Chris Carson, a lonely kid who decides to teach Casper how to be a proper ghost

  1. Sean McNamara


  2. Thomas Hart


  3. Jymn Magon


  4. Rob Kerchner


  5. Thomas McCluskey


Top Billed Cast

  1. Steve Guttenberg

    Steve Guttenberg

    Tim Carson

  2. Lori Loughlin

    Lori Loughlin

    Sheila Fistergraff

  3. Rodney Dangerfield

    Rodney Dangerfield

    Mayor Johnny Hunt

  4. Michael McKean

    Michael McKean

    Bill Case

  5. Brendon Ryan Barrett

    Chris Carson

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Casper: A Spirited Beginning
Casper: A Spirited Beginning



Status Released

Release Information

  • September 9, 1997


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

Revenue -



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