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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 All (107) »

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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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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

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

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JPY 19,580,300 (Japan) (3 January 1997)
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Although the name of the Catholic high school is shown as St. Benedict's in the film, it was called St. Bernard's Academy in the film's trailer. This is a nod by writer Peter Filardi to Saint Bernard High School in his southeastern Connecticut home town. See more »

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Sarah's shirt through the climax of the movie changes from a ribbed pattern to a plain non-ribbed pattern. See more »

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[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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How Soon is Now?
Written by Morrissey (as Steven Morrissey) & Johnny Marr (as John Marr)
Produced by Ralph Sall
Performed by Love Spit Love
Courtesy of The Imago Recording Company
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Delivers expectations.
3 July 2007 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

Very entertaining flick about three young witches and how they make a pretty, innocent girl turn into the Occultism.

Soon after they get REALLY into the Witchcraft aspect and more things related to an evil spirit, they start to lose control on their lives.

They use their powers for evil purposes and that's when hell breaks loose. The innocent girl, played by the sexy-beautiful , cute Robbin Tunney realizes that her life is in danger so she decides to leave the "clan" but that's when terrible things start to happen to her.

Pretty entertaining flick for a younger audience. Contains sensuality, use of drugs, and more aspects that PG-13 fans should enjoy.

A must see for the MTV Generation. I enjoyed it back when it premiered on theaters.


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