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Witches' Brew (1980)

A remake of 1944's Lon Chaney film Weird Woman (the first was Burn, Witch, Burn! in 1962) is more of a horror spoof, as three women use witchcraft to help their professor husbands further ... See full summary »
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Margaret Lightman
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Joshua Lightman
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Vivian Cross
James Winkler ...
Linus Cross (as James R. Winker) (as James Winker)
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Susan Carey
Bill Sorrells ...
Nick Carey
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Linda Reynolds
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Charlie Reynolds
Nathan Roth ...
Ben Cohn
Barbara Minkus ...
Saleswoman (as Barbara Minkus-Barron)
Bonnie Gondell ...
Marcia Groton
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Carl Groton (as Lawrence Guy)
Carlos Royval ...
Patrol Officer #1
Tony Kulik ...
Patrol Officer #2
Gerald Ray ...
Meter Officer #1
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A remake of 1944's Lon Chaney film Weird Woman (the first was Burn, Witch, Burn! in 1962) is more of a horror spoof, as three women use witchcraft to help their professor husbands further their careers. When a higher position becomes available in the university, they turn on each other, and no one is safe! Written by John N. Daily

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Comedy | Horror

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31 October 1980 (USA)  »

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Weird Woman  »

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$700,000 (estimated)
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Director Richard Shorr was fired and replaced by Herbert L. Strock. See more »

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Version of Weird Woman (1944) See more »

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Witches' Brew
Sung by Joyce Vincent Wilson
Lyrics by Lennie Bleecher
Music by John Carl Parker (as John Parker)
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A fun kid flick
10 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

This was a successful scary but funny flick for kids between 8 and 14 years of age. Teri Garr is an excellent actress. If there was ever a Bewitched character to replace Montgomery, Garr would have been perfect. This film is something to remember, is funny, and in its time, it was fun to watch. Today's movies, sure, somebody rents it and of course it's cheesy. Check out Rocky 1. Check out Star Wars 1. Great movies then, but today, they play like a radio on while you focus on fixing the car out in the garage or cutting the lawn. This movie is fun and I give it 6 out of 10. It is a classic to slapstick horror. The other characters in the movie are interesting.


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