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Wicked Stepmother (1989)

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A mother/daughter pair of witches descend on a yuppie family's home and cause havoc, one at a time since they share one body & the other must live in a cat the rest of the time. Now it's up... See full summary »

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Priscilla
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Jenny Fisher
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Sam
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Steve Fisher
Shawn Donahue ...
Mike
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Lt. MacIntosh
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Nathan Pringle
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Witch Instructor
James Dixon ...
Detective Flynn
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Feldshine, Magick Shop Owner
Susie Garrett ...
Mandy
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Vanilla
Bob Goen ...
Game Show Host
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A mother/daughter pair of witches descend on a yuppie family's home and cause havoc, one at a time since they share one body & the other must live in a cat the rest of the time. Now it's up to the family's mother, a private detective and a suspended police officer to try and stop the witches. Written by Anonymous

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Beware of these "Bette Davis eyes"! See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy

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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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3 February 1989 (USA)  »

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Wicked Stepmother  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Final film performance of Evelyn Keyes. See more »

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After having Nathan pick the lock to let Jenny back inside. Jenny shuts the door and the door handle falls off, when "Priscilla" arrives a few minutes later the handle is back on the door. See more »

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Miranda Pierpoint: Call me mama!
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References Funny Farm (1988) See more »

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C'mon!!! This WAS funny!
6 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

For starters, I am not familiar with Bete Davis. But I would prefer her to stick with the shootings, because she suited the role she was intended for and acts really good.

"Wicked stepmother" is funnier than most of silly comedy/horror, is quite fast and has funny but effective special effects.

This bad-review-bombing isn't deserved by this little flick that doesn't even for one minute take itself seriously! But I suppose this is because of Bete Davis fame who finally didn't get on with the production people - which resulted in the silly plot change.

I would sure like it most with Bete Davis (Miranda) starring (I also love the cat!), having no Priscilla in it - but then again: it's good as is.

B-movie/stupid horror/thriller-comedy fans, sit down and GIVE IT A WATCH because it is worth it. And don't forget the beer!


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