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Love at Stake (1987)

R | | Comedy | 1 August 1987 (USA)
In this spoof inspired by the Salem witch trials the town's mayor and the judge agree to sentence several innocent townspeople to death for witchcraft in order to confiscate their land for themselves. However, sexy real witches show up.

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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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Aunt Deliverance Jones
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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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A Tale of Saucy Sorcery in Salem! See more »

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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 »

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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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Featured in Demented Top 20 Video Countdown (1988) See more »

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great fun
4 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

I haven't seen this in a while, but I remember watching it over and over again for a while. It's a wonderful spoof situated at the time of the Salem Witch Trials, full of anachronisms and humor. Plus it's a cute love story.


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