Bogus (1996)

A comedy about losing your heart, finding your inner child and meeting the one friend you've always tried to avoid.

  • Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Family
  • Release Date: 1996-09-06
  • User Rating: 5.7/10 from 230 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 50min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Regency Enterprises
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Norman Jewison
star 5.8/10
From 230 Ratings


Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.

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  • Whoopi Goldberg

    as Harriet Franklin
  • Gérard Depardieu

    as Bogus
  • Haley Joel Osment

    as Albert
  • Andrea Martin

    as Penny
  • Nancy Travis

    as Lorraine Franklin
  • Ute Lemper

    as Babette
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph

    as Ruth Clark
  • Barbara Hamilton

    as Mrs. Partridge
  • Denis Mercier

    as Monsieur Antoine
  • Al Waxman

    as School Principal
  • Elizabeth Harpur

    as Ellen
  • Fiona Reid

    as School Teacher
  • Kevin Jackson

    as Bob Morrison
  • Richard Portnow

    as M. Clay Thrasher
  • Mo Gaffney

    as Travellers Aide - New Jersey
  • Sara Peery

    as Travellers Aide - Las Vegas
  • Cynthia Mace

    as Florence, the Flight Attendant
  • Don Francks

    as Dr. Surprise
  • Justine Johnston

    as Woman in Plane
  • Frank Medrano

    as Man in Plane
  • Philip Williams

    as Airport Cop
  • Jackie Richardson

    as Babysitter
  • Quancetia Hamilton

    as Meter Maid
  • 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
  • Michael R. Sousa

    as Strongman
  • Yvan Labelle

    as Little Person
  • Damon D'Oliveira

    as Office Worker
  • Csaba Maczala

    as Traffic Officer
  • Muguette Moreau

    as Assistant to Dr. Surprise
  • Tabitha Lupien

    as Girl at Party
  • Nicolette Hazenwinkel

    as Wirewalker
  • Doug Gilmour

    as Doug, Birthday Party 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
Production Jeff Rothberg Producer
Production Norman Jewison Producer
Sound Marc Shaiman Original Music Composer
Camera David Watkin Director of Photography
Art Hilton Rosemarin Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Ruth Myers Costume Design
Art Alicia Keywan Art Direction
Directing Norman Jewison Director
Editing Stephen E. Rivkin Editor
Production Howard Feuer Casting
Writing Alvin Sargent Screenplay
Production Arnon Milchan Producer
Production Michael Jewison Associate Producer
Art Ken Adam Production Design
Production Michael G. Nathanson Executive Producer
Production Patrick Markey Executive Producer
Production Gayle Fraser-Baigelman Executive Producer
Production Patrick Markey Unit Production Manager
Production Joseph Boccia Unit Production Manager
Directing David Webb First Assistant Director
Directing Tom Quinn Second Assistant Director
Directing Marie La Haye Script Supervisor
Art Doug McLean First Assistant Art Direction
Art Neil Morfitt Set Designer
Art Gordon White Set Designer
Art Danielle Fleury Assistant Set Decoration
Art Peter Nicolakakos Leadman
Art Vic Rigler Property Master
Camera Kevin Jewison "B" Camera Operator
Editing Andrew S. Eisen Associate Editor
Camera Tony Guerin First Assistant Camera
Camera Jayson Clute Second Assistant Camera
Editing Dawn M. Stoliar First Assistant Editor
Sound Michael O'Farrell Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Wayne Griffin Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Mark Gingras Sound Effects Editor
Sound John Laing Dialogue Editor
Sound Tony Currie Dialogue Editor
Sound Ross Carter Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Paul Griffin Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Marc Shaiman Music Producer
Sound Artie Kane Conductor
Sound Scott Stambler Music Editor
Sound Peter Melnychuk Boom Operator
Camera Richard Guinness Jr. Key Grip
Camera Candide Franklyn Dolly Grip
Crew David Neil Trifunovich Special Effects Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Delphine White Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Amanda Chamberlin Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Sharon Iris Crall Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Michael Germain Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Julia L. Walker Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Donald Mowat Key Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Paul LeBlanc Key Hair Stylist
Sound Don White Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Andy Koyama Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Keith Elliott Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Scott Shepherd Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Andy Malcolm Foley Artist
Production Debra Beers Location Manager
Production Geoffrey Smither Assistant Location Manager
Camera Takashi Seida Still Photographer
Camera Suzanne Hanover Still Photographer
Crew Joe Everett Unit Publicist
Production Meredith Tucker Casting Assistant
Crew John Bannister Key Scenic Artist
Directing Michele Rakich Third Assistant Director
Production Gina Fowler Production Coordinator
Crew Carolyn Crimley Studio Teacher
Crew Jamie Kehoe Craft Service
Crew Walter Painter Choreographer
Editing Mo Henry Negative Cutter
Editing Bob Kaiser Color Timer
Sound Bradford L. Hohle Dolby Consultant
Sound Budd Carr Music Coordinator