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Teen Witch (1989)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy, Romance  |  28 April 1989 (USA)
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Louise is not very popular at her highschool. 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 ... See full summary »

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Louise Miller (as Robyn Elaine Lively)
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Richie Miller (as Joshua Miller)
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Shawn (as Tina Marie Casapary)
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Kiki (as Megan A. Gallivan)
Alsari Al-Shehali ...
Vincent (as Alssari Al-Shehail)
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Mr. Weaver (as Shelly Berman)
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Daniel William Carter ...
Geek (as Dan Carter)
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Louise is not very popular at her highschool. 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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Louise's past life name is "Modesty Miller". See more »

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In the scene where Louise's purse is knocked off the desk in the classroom; her teacher picks it up revealing the top of the set. A vast area of blackness reveals the sound stage. See more »

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Madame Serena: You have the power to make anything you want happen.
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Words and Music by Larry Weir, Theresa Weir, Maria Weir, Tom Weir, Estella Weir
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A fantastic example of an 80's teen flick
19 May 1999 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Teen Witch is a fantastic example of an 80's teen flick. Growing up in the eighties was a lot of fun because there were films like this!. Yes, they can be predictable at times, and if scrutinised carefully there are some glaring errors. eg. If Kiki broke her leg during play rehearsal, then how come she was fine by the time of the school prom? Not that much time had passed. But who cares. This is a film you should take at face value, the music is boppy, the clothes are typically late eighties and most importantly the characters are likeable. I especially liked her best friend- she was great, and she appeared in what I think is the most memorable part of the film. The "top that" scene. Why don't they make more films like this? They are perfect for the teen market and are, in my opinion better than the likes of Sabrina the teenage witch. At least Teen Witch has some underlying moral messages which we should all remember once in a while. All in all a lightweight but entertaining film.


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