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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)  »

Also Known As:

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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If My Love Is Blind
Composed and Performed by Maggie Heron
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Spellbindingly Brilliant!!
2 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

This film is truly one of the best "Supernatural" thrillers I have seen ( and I've seen quite a lot!!), including "Poltergeist", the "Entity",the "Fog" and "Carrie" to name but a few. "Spellbinder" is exactly what the title suggests, (SPELLBINDING!) and definitely deserves to share the same podium as the aforementioned films.

It is a supernatural "murder, mystery, suspense thriller" that truly lives up to the name of it's title with a completely unexpected twist that will leave you in disbelief.

It's an extremely well scripted and well acted story with both the lead actors: Kelly Preston (extemely beautiful) and Timothy Daly(charismatic), doing an excellent job and holding your attention through every nerve jangling and suspense filled second through to a climactic ending that will have you on the edge of your seat.

One of the best films of it's genre'. Excellent. One to watch with the lights on!!.


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