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Witch Hunt (1994)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Fantasy | Mystery  -  10 December 1994 (USA)
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In a twisted 1950's where everyone does magic, a private detective investigates a murder case without it.

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Cast

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Kim Hudson
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Sen. Larson Crockett
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Hypolyta Kropotkin
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Finn Macha
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Trudy
John Epperson ...
Vivian Dart (as Lypsinka)
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The Manicurist
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N.J. Gottlieb
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Lt. Morris Bradbury
John Durbin ...
Brackett
Gregory Bell ...
Shakespeare
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Minister
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G-man #1 (as Chris Darga)
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Sidney
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Detective Philip Lovecraft lives in Los Angeles in the 1950s when an ambitious Senator is holding hearings, on Magic. Magic is the new influence in Tinsel Town. Lovecraft is unique in that he is the only one who refuses to use magic in his work. Shortly after he is hired, he finds his client, Kim Hudson, accused of the murder of her husband, a film executive. Philip uses the tallents of a local witch, Kropotkin, to explain what is happening only to see her accused of the murder and sentenced to be burnt at the stake. Reminiscent of Roger Rabbit, without the toons. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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It's a new kind of evil, as old as time.

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Crime | Fantasy | Mystery

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Rated R for some strong language and a scene of nudity | See all certifications »
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10 December 1994 (USA)  »

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Trivia

While making the circuit of talk shows to promote this movie, Dennis Hopper stated it was the strangest movie he had been in. See more »

Goofs

After waking up at Vivian Dart's house, Lovecraft applies ice to his forehead although he was soundly hit on the back of his head. See more »

Quotes

Senator Crockett: Let me tell you a little something about 'The People' Phil; you lock any ten of them in a room, they may not elect a leader, but I guarantee they'll pick someone to hate.
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Connections

References Sunset Blvd. (1950) See more »

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I Put a Spell on You
Written by Screamin' Jay Hawkins (as Jalacy Hawkins)
Performed by Nina Simone
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Fun little detective story mixed with magic.
16 January 2000 | by (Tinsel Town) – See all my reviews

Dennis Hopper is good in this decent murder mystery with an interesting twist and yet another shot at McCarthey-ism (not enough films like that, I just don't like that McCarthy guy). Anyway the characters are good and though the FX aren't big budget they are used with originality. Fun movie with some good moments (like the zombie, lateral movement thing). And it's a nice time killer too.


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