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The Canterville Ghost
The Canterville Ghost
Actors: Patrick Stewart, Neve Campbell, Joan Sims, Donald Sinden, Cherie Lunghi
Director: Sydney Macartney
Genres: Drama, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy
PG     2000     1hr 32min

Patrick Stewart gives an outstanding performance in the title role of this high-spirited, new adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic tale of mystery, romance, and adventure. The fun begins as the unsuspecting Otis family move...  more »


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Actors: Patrick Stewart, Neve Campbell, Joan Sims, Donald Sinden, Cherie Lunghi
Director: Sydney Macartney
Creators: Patrick Stewart, Dennis C. Lewiston, Brent Shields, Malcolm J. Christopher, Richard Welsh, Robert Benedetti, Oscar Wilde
Genres: Drama, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sub-Genres: Drama, Family Films, Fantasy
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 09/26/2000
Original Release Date: 01/27/1996
Theatrical Release Date: 01/27/1996
Release Year: 2000
Run Time: 1hr 32min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 5
MPAA Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

Patrick Stewart makes a great ghost!
The Best | Utah, USA | 01/09/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is extremly well done. the scenery shots are magnificent. The story is a wonderful variation on several old ghost/haunting stories combined with a new twist. Great family film."
Wonderfully entertaining
Lisa Kleypas | Texas City, TX United States | 03/31/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Patrick Stewart's portrayal of the ghost was delightful and poignant and he wove into his role some Shakespeare which added depth. Neve Campbell was also exceptional as the young child who believed and shed her tears for the ghost's release."
Leigh Ann Hussey | SF Bay Area, CA | 01/11/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Patrick Stewart does his usual stellar job of taking what could otherwise be an indifferent film, with really kindof a sappy script, and turning it into pure art. The breadth and depth of his talent amazes me ceaselessly, and in this vehicle he travels easily from the roar you could hear in the nosebleed seats at the back of the theatre, to moments of incredible intensity and intimacy. It's a sweet story, once you get past the almost inevitable Hallmark family interaction formulae; truth be told, I found myself moved nearly to tears more than once, and all because of Patrick Stewart's performance.See this movie if for no other reason; it's reason enough."
Witty, charming
Dr. Michael L. Peterlin | East Lansing, MI. | 02/19/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"A delightful,playful adaptation of Oscar Wilde's story. Entertaining and moving as well as satisfying. Enjoyabole for the whole family."