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Teen Witch (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 28 April 1989 (USA)
High school misfit Louise, at a loss for romance, discovers magical abilities, but the teenage witch finds that she cannot conjure herself true love, so what?

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Louise Miller (as Robyn Elaine Lively)
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Shawn (as Tina Marie Casapary)
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Kiki (as Megan A. Gallivan)
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Vincent (as Alssari Al-Shehail)
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Mr. Weaver (as Shelly Berman)
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Geek (as Dan Carter)
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Louise is not very popular at her high school. Then she learns that she's descended from the witches of Salem and has inherited their powers. At first she uses them to get back at the girls and teachers who teased her and to win the heart of the handsome footballer's captain. But soon she has doubts if it's right to 'cheat' her way to popularity. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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At a personal appearance during a screening of the film, Mandy Ingber (who played Polly) admitted to the audience she had an 'attitude problem' on the set because (as she put it) she felt 'the director had no idea what he was doing'. She also explained that her infamous 'Top That' number was not in the original script and was filmed during a re-shoot. Mandy has since become a yoga instructor, has written a NY Times best-seller on yoga and counts Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lawrence and Brooke Shields among her clients. See more »

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When Louise throws Richie in the bath tub to transform him back from a dog into a human, he is no longer wearing an apron. See more »

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Madame Serena: You have the power to make anything you want happen.
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References Revenge of the Nerds (1984) See more »

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"Popular Girl'
Words and Music by Larry Weir
Performed by Theresa & The Weirz
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Fun 80's teen movie
7 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can't help it--I love this movie. It's so adorably cliché and predictable that I get a kick out of it every time that I see it. The soundtrack is great 80's pop, and the songs keep playing in my head long after the movie's over. What teen girl hasn't wished she could "magically" put the "snobby cheerleader" in her place and walk away with the popular guy? Louise gets that chance when she inherits her powers on her 16th birthday and uses them to make herself "the most popular girl." Yes, it's a bit silly in spots, but it has fun dance numbers and great 80's hairstyles and clothes. If you love the 80's, you will enjoy this movie!


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