A Simple Wish / Casper / Drop Dead Fred [Region 4]
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|Release Date: ||03 January 2007|
From director Brad Silberling and Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment comes a live-action fun house ride filled with laughter, excitement and ghostly surprises.
"Ghost therapist" Dr. James Harvey (Bill Pullman) and his daughter Kat (Christina Ricci) arrive at drafty, old Whipstaff Manor. Its greedy owner, Carrigan Crittendon (Cathy Moriarty), has hired Dr. Harvey to exorcise the house's apparitions: a friendly but lonely young ghost named Casper, who's just looking for a friend, and his outrageous uncles Stretch, Stinkie and Fatso (The Ghostly Trio). If the plan works, she and Dibs (Eric Idle), her partner-in-slime, can get their hands on the manor's fabled treasure. Meanwhile, Casper has found a kindred spirit in Kat, but The Ghostly Trio will not tolerate "fleshies" in their house.
With hilarious antics and dazzling special effects from many of the creators of Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Jurassic Park, Casper is a mile-a-minute adventure comedy for the whole family.
Drop Dead Fred
Rik MAyall (The Young Ones, The New Statesman) gives a typically manic "Bottom" style performance in this rip roaringly funny comedy. This hilarious film also stars Phoebe Cates (Princess Caraboo, gremlins 2), Bridget Fonda (A Simple Plan) and Carrie Fisher (Star Wars). When Elizabeth (Cates) returns to her mother's home when her marriage breaks up, she recreates her imaginary childhood friend, fred (Mayall), to escape from the trauma of losing her husband and her job. In between the chaos and mayhem that Fred creates, Elizabeth desperately attempts to win back her husband and return to normality, with comical results.
A Simple Wish
When Anabel (MARA WILSON)wished for a fairy-godmother, she never dreamed his name would be Murray (MARTIN SHORT)! Before you can say "SHABOOM!", Anabel quickly learns that Murray is short on experience and long on excuses. As they are whisked into a hilarious whirlwind of magical mishaps, Anabel and the blundering Murray have until midnight to rescue her dad, battle a wicket witch (KATHLEEN TURNER)and recover stolen magic wants to restore the world to a place where wishes really can come true.
Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Kathleen Turner, Mara Wilson, Martin Short, Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall|
2 x 2 x 2 centimeters (0.11 kg) |