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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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Cast

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Louise Miller (as Robyn Elaine Lively)
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Richie Miller (as Joshua Miller)
Caren Kaye ...
Margaret Miller
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Frank Miller
Lisa Fuller ...
Randa
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Shawn (as Tina Marie Casapary)
Megan Gallivan ...
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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Storyline

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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To her, trouble comes super-naturally. See more »


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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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28 April 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cara dolce strega  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,875, 23 April 1989, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$27,843
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Robyn makes her date David disappear and he never comes back throughout the whole movie. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Richie Miller: I took the liberty of ironing your homework.
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Connections

References Revenge of the Cheerleaders (1976) See more »

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All washed up
Words and Music by Larry Weir
Performed by Larry Weir
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'Top This?'
11 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

A true eighties teen comedy, but not the best film ever made. If you have watched this film then I'm sure the same bits stick in the memory - The 'Top That' Rap-Off, The cheesy (No, really cheesy) 'I like boys' shower-room scene, and my favourite the 'I can't talk to him, look how funky he is' quote, directed at a boy wearing the sort of clothes that make you cringe when you see them in old photos, the sort of kid that wore fluorescent pink socks to school... The scenes involving her brother are hilarious and provide most of the deliberately funny moments.

I think any movie where a month down the line you can still remember sketches and quotes is worth watching and this is certainly one of those. Watch it and I guarantee that you'll laugh when you're supposed to...and even more when you're not.

I give it a cheesetastic 8/10.


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