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Spellbinder (1988)

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
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Tim Weatherly (as James Louis Watkins)
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Herbie Green (as Kyle Heffner)
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Brock
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Marilyn DeWitt
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Edgar DeWitt
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Simmons
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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 nightmare of illusion and betrayal. See more »


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R | See all certifications »

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23 September 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Witching Hour  »

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Box Office

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$1,938,049 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Hard to find because the Church of Scientology tried to get rid of it because it stars Kelly Preston in nude scenes and is centered around witchcraft . See more »

Goofs

Reflection of red camera light as well camera person visible at 1:02:15 - 1:02:20 on lower-right side of window. See more »

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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Connections

References Cop (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Devil's Radio
Written by George Harrison
Performed by George Harrison
(c) 1987 - Dark Horse Records
(DVD Version Only - Uncredited)
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Great plot twist at the end of the movie!
12 September 1999 | by (Sao Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

A cool terror movie, that will leave you on your toes on the final moments and make you astonished at the amazing plot twist at the end. Ok, it's not a movie I'd be looking for, but if you can catch it on tube it's pretty entertaining and will give you subject for a few good conversations on plot twists.


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