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Love at Stake (1987)

 -  Comedy  -  1 August 1987 (USA)
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The mayor and judge of Salem trump up the notorious witch trials in support of their land grab scam. The local clergy pursue justice, while the assistant minister also pursues the town ... See full summary »

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Miles Campbell
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Sara Lee
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Widow Chastity
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Faith Stewart
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Parson Babcock
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The mayor and judge of Salem trump up the notorious witch trials in support of their land grab scam. The local clergy pursue justice, while the assistant minister also pursues the town baker, Sara Lee. The action is spiced up by pot-smoking Indians, female New England clam chowder wrestling, and the mischief of a real witch. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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Blazing witches, young exorcists. It's the history of the world Momma never told you about! See more »

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Burnin' Love  »

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When the carriage enters into Salem at the beginning of the film there are tracks of a modern vehicle (perhaps a tractor) in the soil nearest the "Welcome to Salem" sign. See more »

Quotes

Old Man: Allow me to help you, your honour.
Judge John: My good man. Dispite my scholarly and aristocratic counttenance I am indeed quite capable, as you can see, of extricating myself from a simple equestrian sedan... now piss off!
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Weird and a bit outside, but loads of fun.
16 October 2000 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

This is a great film for fans of cheesy humor. The acting is sometimes questionable, but the experience and laughter is well worth putting up with it. If you enjoy films like "The Pirate Movie" and "Airplane" then this film is for you. It even has the pre-requisite Dr. Joyce Brothers cameo.


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