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Spellbinder (1988)

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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

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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
Julian Christopher ...
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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A chance encounter. A dream come true. A man would do anything for a girl like Miranda. See more »


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23 September 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La hora de los brujos  »

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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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If My Love Is Blind
Composed and Performed by Maggie Heron
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Excellent suspense thriller!
20 November 2003 | by (Wayne NJ) – See all my reviews

No, this is not an academy award winner but it will DEFINITELY keep you on the edge of your seat....... which is more than I can say for a LOT of "suspense thrillers". Yeah, it's even got some bad acting and some corny parts. Audra Lindley (Mrs. Roper - Three's company) did a great job. Check her out in the "Office" scene!

The ending, although somewhat predictable, is STILL major-league scary!

What makes this movie frightening, at least for me, anyway, is that cults like this really do exist!

If you're a horror movie buff, you owe it to yourself to check this one out when it comes to cable every so often! It's not on VHS or DVD. I'm hoping it's released sooner or later!


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