Casper Movies in Order [What Are All The Casper Movies]

Ghosts have always horrified and Shocked us! but not all Ghosts are Bad. Casper film series tells the story of Casper and his friends, a group of Ghosts who befriends humans. Here is the list of all Casper movies in order of release

  • Casper (1995)
  • Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997)
  • Casper Meets Wendy (1998)
  • Casper’s Haunted Christmas (2000)
  • Casper’s Scare School (2008)

About Casper Movie Series

The Character Casper was created by Joseph Oriolo and Seymour Wright and in 1945 they sold the character to Paramount pictures who published novels and comics based on Casper. In 1959, Casper was purchased by Harvey Comics.

In 1995, a live-action film titled “Casper” was released that told the story of Casper, a ghost who lives with three other ghosts and wants to befriend humans but humans are afraid of him. The film became a blockbuster and got spawned into four animation films.

Casper Movies in Order: What is the Correct Order To Watch Casper Movies?

Casper is a friendly ghost who lives with his three Uncles, Stretch, Fatso, and Stinkie. the trio loves of scare livings for thier amusement and fun while Casper loves the humans are and wants to be with them.

How Many Casper Movies did They Make?

Casper, a horror-comedy franchise currently has five films, one live-action film which was released in theatre and four animated direct to video films.

Do You Need To Watch Casper Movies In Order?

Casper movies can be watched and enjoyed as standalone but if you watch them in the order it will definitely help you to understand the plot better and will add to your viewing experience.

In What Order Should I Watch Casper Movies?

If you want to watch Casper movies in order then you can watch them either in chronological order or in release order, out of the two the release order proves to be more fun. Here is the list of all Casper movies in order of release

Casper (1995)

  • Director: Brad Silberling
  • Writers: Joseph Oriolo, Sherri Stoner, Deanna Oliver
  • Stars: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Cathy Moriarty
  • Runtime: 1h 40min

Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997 Video)

  • Director: Sean McNamara
  • Writers: Joseph Oriolo, Seymour Reit, Thomas McCluskey
  • Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Lori Loughlin, Rodney Dangerfield
  • Runtime: 1h 30min

Casper Meets Wendy (1998 Video)

  • Director: Sean McNamara
  • Writers: Jymn Magon, Rob Kerchner
  • Stars: Cathy Moriarty, Shelley Duvall, Teri Garr
  • Runtime: 1h 30min

Casper’s Haunted Christmas (2000 Video)

  • Director: Owen Hurley
  • Writers: Ian Boothby, Roger Fredericks, Joseph Oriolo
  • Stars: Brendon Ryan Barrett, Kathleen Barr, Ian James Corlett
  • Runtime: 1h 24min

Casper’s Scare School (2006 TV Movie)

  • Director: Mark Gravas
  • Writers: Kirk DeMicco, Bob Mittenthal, Andrew Nicholls
  • Stars: John DiMaggio, Billy West, Dan Castellaneta
  • Runtime: 1h 18min
A still from Casper (1995). it is the first movie on the list of all Casper movies in order of release
A still from Casper | Image: ©Universal Pictures

Casper (1995)

Carrigan Crittenden in anger due to his father decides to Carrigan Crittenden decides to burn down his mansion but in the process finds a treasure map. When she enters the mansion to find the treasure, she gets terrified due to the presence of a ghost.

To get rid of ghosts and gain the treasure, Carrigan hires Kat and her dad, Dr. James Harvey but while trying to catch the ghost, Kat befriends a ghost named Casper whose only wish is to become human once so that he can win her.

A still from Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997). it is the second movie on the list of all Casper movies in order of release
A still from Casper: A Spirited Beginning | Image: ©Universal Pictures

Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997 Video)

All the Ghosts makes a plan to meet each other at Ghosts Central Station but instead of Station Casper accidentally reaches the world of the living. Fascinated with the way human lives, Casper befriend Chris Carson a 10-year-old boy.

Casper with his friend Chris meets another trio of Ghosts and starts to spend all their time together but soon Kibosh, head of Ghosts Central sends Snivel to locate and bring Casper back to Central Station.

A still from Casper Meets Wendy (1998). it is the third movie on the list of all Casper movies in order of release
A still from Casper Meets Wendy | Image: ©Universal Pictures

Casper Meets Wendy (1998 Video)

Casper now lives with his uncle and Casper has become frustrated because he has to do all the work while his two uncles keep scaring livings for their amusement and fun. One day, the trio goes for a vacation where Casper meets a good little witch girl named Wendy.

Wendy and his family are running from Desmond Spellman, another witch who wants to destroy them. Like Casper, even wendy is also getting mistreated by her relatives.

A still from Casper’s Haunted Christmas (2000). it is the fourth movie on the list of all Casper movies in order of release
A still from Casper’s Haunted Christmas | Image: ©Universal Pictures

Casper’s Haunted Christmas (2000 Video)

Officer Snivel learns that Casper, instead of scaring living befriends them and reports everything to the head of Ghost central Kibosh. According to the rules of Ghost Central, every ghost has to scare at least one person every year otherwise he will be sent to the Dark, together with his uncles.

Casper teams up with his uncles to scare someone before Christmas day to fulfil the scare quota of Casper.

A still from Casper’s Scare School (2008). it is the fifth movie on the list of all Casper movies in order of release
A still from Casper’s Scare School | Image: ©Universal Pictures

Casper’s Scare School (2006 TV Movie)

Kibosh learns that Casper doesn’t scars living but lives happily with them which is against the law of Ghost Central. Kibosh sends Casper to Scare School headed by the two-headed headmaster Alder and Dash he will learn how to scare people.

According to the School head, Ghosts have to scare the living to keep the balance otherwise they will start to dominate.

Casper Movies In Chronological Order

Casper movies were not released according to the storyline, A Spirited Beginning and Casper Meet Wendy both the movies are prequels to the first Casper film while the rest two movies are standalone. Here is the List of All Casper Movies In Chronological order

  • Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997)
  • Casper Meets Wendy (1998)
  • Casper (1995)
  • Casper’s Haunted Christmas (2000)
  • Casper’s Scare School (2008)

Is There A Casper 2 Movie?

After the success of the first film, Amblin Entertainment and The Harvey company Entertainment were going to produce Casper 2 but later, the film was cancelled and the production company released four animated direct to video films.

Which Casper Movie Is The Best?

Casper series is a horror comedy franchise that currently has a huge fanbase, but out of the five casper movies which movie audience loved the most? Here is a quick round up of all casper movies based on audience ratings on imdb.

FilmsIMDb Ratings
Casper’s Scare School4.5/10
Casper: A Spirited Beginning 4.5/10
Casper’s Haunted Christmas4.6/10
Casper Meets Wendy5.3/10
Casper6.1/10

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Conclusion

Casper is one of the popular character of all time, a friendly ghost who befriends living and likes to live with them. Their are many comics, novel, and tv series based on the character. There are five movies in casper franchise and here is the list of all casper movies in order of release and chronologically.

you can watch Casper movies in Amazon prime and on Netflix. If you have any other question let me know in the comments!

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