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Bogus (1996)



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Albert is the son of a stage magician and has learned a few tricks of his own. After his mother dies, he is sent to live with his aunt. Deprived of companionship, magic becomes reality for Albert, and he finds a friend in the form of a spirit who calls himself "Bogus."

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Whoopi Goldberg
as Harriet Franklin
Haley Joel Osment
as Albert Franklin
Denis Mercier
as M. Antoine
Nancy Travis
as Lorraine Franklin
Ute Lemper
as Babette
Sheryl Lee Ralph
as Ruth Clark
Barbara Hamilton
as Mrs. Partridge
Al Waxman
as School Principal
Fiona Reid
as School Teacher
Kevin Jackson
as Bob Morrison
Richard Portnow
as M. Clay Thrasher
Mo Gaffney
as New Jersey Travelers Aide
Sara Peery
as Las Vegas Travelers Aide
Cynthia Mace
as Flight Attendant
Don Francks
as Dr. Surprise
Justine Johnston
as Woman in Plane
Frank Medrano
as Man in Plane
Philip Williams
as Airport Cop
Jared Durand
as Boy in Playground
Michael Vollans
as Boy in Playground
D. Ruby Son
as Kid in Classroom
Michael Ho
as Kid in Classroom
Fielding Horan
as Kid in Classroom
Dina Morrone
as Mom at Party
Stuart Hughes
as Airline Agent
Stan Coles
as Mr. Franklin
Yetunde Alabi
as Harriet Age 7
Jennifer Pisana
as Lorraine Age 7
Yvan Labelle
as Little Person
Damon D'Oliveira
as Office Worker
Csaba McZala
as Traffic Officer
Muguette Moreau
as Assistant to Dr. Surprise
Tabitha Lupien
as Girl at Party
Doug Gilmore
as Surprise Guest
Rebekah Abou-Keer
as Circus Character
Kenner Ames
as Circus Character
Shelley Bianchi
as Circus Character
Heather Braaten
as Circus Character
Roger Clown
as Circus Character
David Dunlop
as Circus Character
Alexei Fateyev
as Circus Character
Vince Fera
as Circus Character
Joe Gladman
as Circus Character
Theresa Fung
as Circus Character
Orville Heyn
as Circus Character
Peter Jarvis
as Circus Character
Lisa Renee Knight
as Circus Character
Gigi de Leon
as Circus Character
Kelly McIntosh
as Circus Character
Jennifer Podemski
as Circus Character
Simmi Raymond
as Circus Character
Sonny Tran
as Circus Character
Jason Twardowski
as Circus Character
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Critic Reviews for Bogus

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (5)

Essentially the movie is about the charm of the actors, especially Goldberg and Depardieu.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Boy loses mom and gains imaginary friend in emotional drama.

December 18, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Bogus

It was a cute movie. Probably not something I'd watch over and over, but I liked it!

Sarah Prisbylla
Sarah Prisbylla

Super Reviewer


Sentimental and whimsical modern metaphor but simple tale, heartfelt and sincere. Precious and fragile script with master craftsmanship sheen and rhythm, stunningly shot particularly in its fantastical circus illusions. Force of nature performance by Gerard Depardieu, operating brilliantly on an emotional level.

Constanza Boutter
Constanza Boutter

Super Reviewer

HA HA HA!!! Loved it.

Leigh Ryan
Leigh Ryan

Super Reviewer

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