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Midnight Offerings (1981)

Vivian has magic powers. She doesn't hesitate to save her boyfriend David from failing in school by murdering teachers. However, David has gotten tired of her and is putting his charm on a ... See full summary »

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Vivian Sotherland
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Robin Prentiss
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David Sterling
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Emily Moore
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Sherm Sotherland
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Diane Sotherland
Ray Girardin ...
Clausen
Peter MacLean ...
Charles Prentiss
Jack Garner ...
Hugh Garvey
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Lily
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Herb Nemenz
Curt Ayers
Jack Bridges
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Monique
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Vivian has magic powers. She doesn't hesitate to save her boyfriend David from failing in school by murdering teachers. However, David has gotten tired of her and is putting his charm on a new girl in school, Robin. Robin discovers that she also has magic powers, and it comes to a mental showdown between the two women over David. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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If Vivian Sotherland Doesn't Get What She Wants ... You'll Get Yours!

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27 February 1981 (USA)  »

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The Burning  »

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The premise of the film is that one witch cannot directly use her powers on another witch; the attack will be deflected. But Vivian uses her powers to make her own mother, also a witch, break a glass in her fist. See more »

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Robin Prentiss: Why don't you tell the police?
David Sterling: Tell the police? They'll put me in a basket-weaving class for sure!
Robin Prentiss: The police have other things to worry about than your extracurricular activities, dear.
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I REALLY AM IN LOVE WITH THIS MOVIE
6 May 2000 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

I fell in love with "Midnight Offerings" when it aired August 6, 1996 on MonsterVision on TNT. The movie makes sense if you watch it more than once, it also has a few good lines. For example:

"Tell the police? They'll Put me in a basket-weaving class for sure."

"The police have better things to worry about than your extra-curricular activities dear."

Melissa Sue Anderson is great as a bitch-witch and it totally shows. This one was never released on VHS although, I have a copy with no commercials. Here is a quick review: Robin Prentiss (Mary Beth McDonough; The Waltons) is new to Ocean High School. She makes a boyfriend her first day. But that boyfriend belongs to Vivian Sotherland (Melissa Sue Anderson; Little House On The Prairie), who is a Hectite witch.She tries to kill Robin, because she knows Robin is a witch too. Can Robin save herself or be destroyed by Vivian?

If you ever have a chance, check out this movie. I gave it a 10!


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