R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly

2008 PG 1h 27m DVD

R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly

2008 PG 1h 27m DVD
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When he discovers two young ghosts living under his bed, 11-year-old Max agrees to help the sibling spirits solve the mystery surrounding their demise if they help make his life easier at school in this adaptation of writings by author R.L. Stine.
Madison Pettis, Sterling Beaumon, Luke Benward, Brian Stepanek, David DeLuise, Kim Rhodes, Adam Hicks, Ali Lohan, Sabrina Bryan, Rachel Winfree, Diego Acuña
Richard Correll
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1, Full Screen 1.33:1
English SDH, French, Spanish (Neutral)
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
PG - Some material may not be suitable for children. Parents urged to give parental guidance. May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.
age 8+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 8+
age 8+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this is a movie about ghosts who come out of the basement wall. Young children or sensitive viewers might be afraid of the haunted-house feeling of this movie. The ghosts have scary faces and make spooky noises. Phears is a frightening character, even if he tries to be funny.

Sexual Content

Ali Lohan's character Traci is chosen as Max's assistant because he has a crush on her.


Ghosts make threatening gestures, but these turn into jokes.


Max and his brother call each other "dork" and "dweeb." Max is called a "loser."

Social Behavior

Max is bullied and treated badly. His ghost friends help him repel the bully.


Some mention of texting instead of studying. A camera phone takes video.

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Not applicable

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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