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The Worst Witch (1986)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Family | Fantasy  -  31 October 1986 (USA)
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Mildred is one of the young girls at a prestigious witch academy. She can't seem to do anything right and is picked on by classmates and teachers. The headmistress of the school, Miss ... See full summary »

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Mildred is one of the young girls at a prestigious witch academy. She can't seem to do anything right and is picked on by classmates and teachers. The headmistress of the school, Miss Cackle, has an evil twin sister (Agatha) who plans to destroy the school. Can Mildred foil the plan before the Grand Wizard (Tim Curry) comes to the Academy for the Halloween celebration you'll never forget?!! Written by Evan Shenkman <ejs15@cornell.edu> and Elyssa Cohen__<esc10@cornell.edu>>>

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Things never go right for Mildred Hubble...


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When the girls are playing terror tag Dawn Undercover of the red team screams twice. The blue team only got one point, the other point never went up. See more »

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[after Mildred gets in trouble for escaping the school]
Ethel Hallow: [laughs, singsong] Mildred's going to get it right between the eyes.
Maud Warlock: What are you so happy about?
Ethel Hallow: My broomstick - it did the trick.
Maud Warlock: What are you talking about.
Ethel Hallow: She just couldn't handle it. Oh, never mind, just forget about it.
Maud Warlock: [suspiciously] Handle what?
Ethel Hallow: [irritated, the other girls gather around] Never mind.
Maud Warlock: [angrily points at her] You put a curse on her!
Ethel Hallow: Don't be ridiculous.
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The Worst Witch (Growing Up Isn't Easy)
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Don Black
Performed by Bonnie Langford
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OK, It is a lot like Harry Potter.
25 October 2003 | by (Maryland) – See all my reviews

But there are differences. In the Worst Witch, Mildred is more worried about finding herself, and doesn't have the time or interest in to go on adventures and fight dark witches (well...not the powerful ones anyway). I love this movie. I used to be an outcaste so naturally I could relate to Mildred's situations. Fairuza Balk was so cute back then. Why did she have to grow up? :( It's basicly just a movie about a girl trying to find herself. My favorite part is during Mildred's Potion's test. (Cute scene) This movie also features a solo number by Tim Curry. It's his biggest hit since "Sweet Transvestite" from Rocky Horror. So it may not be a great movie, but I like it and that's all that matters.


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