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The Craft (1996)

 -  Drama | Fantasy | Horror  -  3 May 1996 (USA)
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A newcomer to a Catholic prep high school falls in with a trio of outcast teenage girls who practice witchcraft and they all soon conjure up various spells and curses against those who even slightly anger them.

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A new girl moves to a new city with her family to start a new life. She meets up with the girls who are very interested in the occult and together, the four of them have a seemingly unstopable power. They can do anything, from getting thier dream guys to like them to... the possibilities are limitless. Written by Lisa Buckley <buckley@idirect.com>

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coven | spell | outcast | occult | witch | See more »

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Welcome to the Witching Hour


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Rated R for some terror and violence, and for brief language | See all certifications »

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Jóvenes brujas  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

JPY 18,757,700 (Japan) (20 December 1996)

Gross:

JPY 19,580,300 (Japan) (3 January 1997)
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The text of the book "Invocation of the Spirit" that Nancy reads from in the magic shop comes from "The Book of Ceremonial Magic" by Arthur Edward Waite, a well-known occultist. The book does discuss invocation of spirits, although it is not the focus of the entire book as implied in the film. See more »

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During the 'levitation' scene the candles on the floor disappear during some shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
NancyRochelleBonnie: Now is the time. This is the hour. Ours is the magic. Ours is the power. Now is the time. This is the hour. Ours is the magic. Ours is the power
[Repeat]
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References The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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All This and Nothing
Written Vinnie Dombroski
Produced by Ralph Sall
Performed by Sponge
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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think mean girls with an edge(and multiply that to the nth degree)
20 July 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

i liked this movie.i found it entertaining,creepy and amusing,for all the right reasons.the cast was perfect for this movie.the four main actresses seemed so natural together and really worked well off each other.it's fairly obvious this movie inspired others as well as some TV shows,one in particular.i loved the soundtrack.it just seemed so fitting not just for the movie but for the subject material.i think they the subject matter well,without making it ridiculous and campy.plus,the movie has many relevant issues for that age group (teenagers in high school) as well as society in general.it also has a great moral lesson,which i won't give away,but is probably fairly obvious.overall,the movie is a fun and thrilling 90 plus minutes."The Craft" is easily an 8/10 from me.


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