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The Peanut Butter Solution (1985)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Fantasy  |  6 December 1985 (Canada)
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Peanut butter is the secret ingredient for magic potions made by two friendly ghosts. Eleven-year-old Michael loses all of his hair when he gets a fright and uses the potion to get his hair... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mathew Mackay ...
Siluck Saysanasy ...
Conrad (Connie) (as Siluk Saysanasy)
Alison Darcy ...
Suzie (as Alison Podbrey)
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Billy
Michel Maillot ...
Sergio (The Signor)
Helen Hughes ...
Mary
Griffith Brewer ...
Tom
Harry Hill ...
Dr. Epstein
Edgar Fruitier ...
Arthur (The Rabbit)
Pat Thompson ...
Miss Prume
Terrence Labrosse ...
Mr. Gingras
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Owner, art supply
Nick Manekas ...
Nickie
Patrick St-Pierre ...
Little William (as Patrick Saint-Pierre)
Jeremy Spry ...
Jeremy
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Storyline

Peanut butter is the secret ingredient for magic potions made by two friendly ghosts. Eleven-year-old Michael loses all of his hair when he gets a fright and uses the potion to get his hair back, but too much peanut butter causes things to get a bit hairy. Written by Josh Brown (and the BBV crew)

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A hair-raising comedy aventure

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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6 December 1985 (Canada)  »

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CAD 2,270,000 (estimated)
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Producer Rock Demers has said when he and director Michael Rubbo began the film, their goal was to create a "gentle, frightening film." He felt the theme was "If something frightens you, find out why. In most cases you'll discover it wasn't so frightening after all." See more »

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1 February 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I too, saw this movie when I was very young(seven), and I remember getting quite scared by it. The funny thing is that at seven years old, I was very much into action/sci fi movies, and I had just recently watched my first Horror movie, A Nightmare On Elm Street 3, which I thought was great. The only other Horror movie I had seen at the time was 'The Gate', which I thought was kind of creepy. One day after walking through the video store, I came across 'The Peanut Butter Solution', and it looked so strange, that I decided to rent it. I watched it later that night and it scared the hell out of me! I understood that it was only a movie, but at the same time, I was worried that I would wake up bald. I actually slept with one hand on my head for a long time after watching it. I'm 21 now, and last year my sister and I decided to watch it again, but it was so bad that we turned it off. We're big movie fans, and the dialogue was too bad to handle, at least on that particular day. It's not a good movie by any means, but it's definitely worth viewing, especially if you want to see something weird and creepy.


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