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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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Trivia

While on a promotional tour for La guerre des tuques (1984), producer Rock Demers crossed paths with a 17-year-old Céline Dion at a radio station in Trois-Rivières, Quebec. He was so impressed by her singing, he asked if she would do some songs for the soundtrack of The Peanut Butter Solution (1985) which he was about to shoot. Those song (Listen to the Magic Man and Michael's Song) ended up being the first English-language songs she ever performed. See more »

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Sergio: [to a group of children he has kidnapped] Quiet! Or I'll put you in the net!
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References Harum Scarum (1965) See more »

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Theme
Performed by Céline Dion
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i loved this movie
15 December 2004 | by (bc) – See all my reviews

my family are complete movies buffs and i must have seen hundreds of movies in my childhood, almost none of which i can recall with such vivid detail as this one. i loved the peanut butter solution so much that i went to see it twice in the cinema when i was about 7 or 8 years old. i still talk about it and tell people about it to this day. strangely, my sister cannot remember a single thing about it or ever even going to see it although she went with me both times, and until i decided to look it up here i had never heard of or spoken to another person who had seen it. thank you, IMDb, for assuring me that have not lost my mind. as soon as i get the chance i am going to start scouring video stores to find a copy of this to rent and watch as an adult and show to my sister and friends. i hope i enjoy as much as i did as a child.


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