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Spellbinder (1988)

R  |   |  Drama, Horror, Romance  |  23 September 1988 (USA)
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A young lawyer, after falling in love with a beautiful young woman, finds that she has an extremely mysterious past.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jeff Mills (as Timothy Daly)
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Miranda Reed
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Derek Clayton
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Mrs. White
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Aldys
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Grace Woods
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Lt. Lee
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Tim Weatherly (as James Louis Watkins)
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Herbie Green (as Kyle Heffner)
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Brock
Sally Kemp ...
Marilyn DeWitt
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Edgar DeWitt
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Simmons
Karen Elise Baldwin ...
Mona (as Karen Baldwin)
Roderick Cook ...
Ed Kennerle
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Storyline

When Los Angeles lawyer Jeff Mills and his friend Derek Clayton rescue a beautiful young woman from an apparently abusive boyfriend, the trouble starts. Jeff unknowing becomes involved with Miranda Reed and the web of intrigue that follows her. But as the two became lovers, Jeff learns that Miranda is on the run from the witches coven (to which she belongs). Miranda tells Jeff of her situation, but not the entire truth, and Jeff willingly helps Miranda out of her troubles, but creates his own. Written by Jeff Smee

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Perfect romance. Relentless suspense. Total terror! See more »


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23 September 1988 (USA)  »

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Witching Hour  »

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$1,938,049 (USA)
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Quotes

Mrs. White: [referring to Miranda] We want her back.
Jeff Mills: What is this, some kind of joke?
Mrs. White: Take this as a warning. There won't be another.
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References Davey and Goliath (1960) See more »

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Devil's Radio
Written By: George Harrison
Performed By: George Harrison
(c) 1987 - Dark Horse Records
(DVD Version Only - Uncredited)
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Terrific!
24 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

An unjustly neglected horror entry. Right from the start, it has the narrative pull of a good mystery; there are intriguing characters and one genuinely sensual sex scene. In the second half, it seems to be getting more ordinary, but then comes up with a stunning twist, worthy of an Agatha Christie. Overall, a well-acted, atmospherically directed, smart, creepy little thriller. (***)


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