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The Peanut Butter Solution (1985)

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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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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Contes pour tous #2  »

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CAD 2,270,000 (estimated)
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Features the first English-language songs performed by Celine Dion (Listen to the Magic Man and Michael's Song). See more »

Quotes

Student: [about Mikey's hair] Sir, it's moving!
Teacher: It's not moving; it's just too long.
Michael: It was short this morning.
Teacher: Nonsense! What kind of a dodo do you take me for? Human hair grows only half an inch a month, no more.
Michael: Not my hair, Sir.
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Performed by Céline Dion
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The movie that never gets out of your head!
4 February 2003 | by (Gibrlatar) – See all my reviews

It took me ages to find the name of this movie, a movie I had watched as a child and had really really frightened me! I've been searching for this movie for YEARS! and i could only remember some parts of the film, when asking others if they remember the movie, they would look at me as if I'm crazy!!.. seems like a common thing reading all the other users comments, anyway.. This film is full of imagination, suspence, and is over all Fun and Scary for little kids.. it might even be scary for Adults too.. come on, a guy goes bold from being frightened? .. I was frightened all the time as a kid, perhapse i thought i was going to go bold! .. anyway if you havent seen this movie you should! its one of my favourites from childhood, up with the goonies!


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