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Witchboard (1986)

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A woman (Kitaen) finds an interest in her friend Brandon's Ouija Board when he brings it by her party.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Jim Morar
Clare Bristol ...
Anchorwoman
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Lt. Dewhurst
Ryan Carroll ...
Roger
Gloria Hayes ...
Wanda
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Linda Brewster
J.P. Luebsen ...
Malfeitor
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Brandon Sinclair
Susan Nickerson ...
Chris
James W. Quinn ...
Lloyd
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Mike
Judy Tatum ...
Dr. Gelineau
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Storyline

At a party, a guest brings out a Ouija board, and they attempt to contact a spirit he knows. The spirit does appear, but it becomes apparent to the one who brought the Ouija board that this is an evil spirit that is impersonating his spirit, and despite warnings not to use the board alone, a woman uses it alone, and becomes harassed by the evil spirit, his goal to possess her so he can walk the earth again. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Never play it alone See more »


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Release Date:

13 March 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$7,369,373 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The house in the film was also used in Waxwork (1988) and Willard (1971). This Los Angeles home has since been "retired" as a filming location. See more »

Goofs

When Zarabeth is being chased up stairs by the as yet unidentified spirit, you can see the shadow of a cameraman and a mic boom. See more »

Quotes

Zarabeth: TTFN
Jim Morar: TTFN?
Brandon Sinclair: Ta Ta For Now.
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Connections

Spin-off Witchtrap (1989) See more »

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Bump In The Night
Performed by Steel Breeze
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Not bad, as horror movies go
26 April 1999 | by (North Bay, Ontario) – See all my reviews

This is a surprisingly competent horror movie, and it is certainly better than most other films of the same genre. That having been said, since very few horror films work for me, it should come as no shock that I found this one to be nothing more than an average movie. It did generally keep me entertained, and there were some clever moments in this film, but the momentum did not last all the way until the end, and so I'd say that it falls a little short of being "good".


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