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The Craft (1996)

R  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jennifer Greenhut ...
Laura's Friend


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 <>

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Plot Keywords:

coven | spell | outcast | occult | witch | See All (110) »


Welcome to the Witching Hour

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

3 May 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jóvenes brujas  »

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Box Office


$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$210,549 (USA) (26 July 1996)


JPY 19,580,300 (Japan) (3 January 1997)

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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
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Tomorrow Never Knows
Written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
Produced by Ralph Sall
Performed by Our Lady Peace
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc.
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I Love The Craft
18 December 2002 | by (vancouver) – See all my reviews

The Craft is one of my favorite movies of all time. I just love it so much, everytime I watch it I go into this fantasy world. It's about a girl named sarah(Robin Tunney) she moves into a new town due to some bad past experiences. In the beginning everything goes great, she becomes best friends with these three girls that are interested in the occult and practice witchcraft. They are known as outsiders in the school, and when sarah becomes friends with them, they form a circle. Sarah feels wonderful, finally she feels like she belongs. The three girls consist of nancy, the gothic wicked leader(fairuza balk), bonnie, the insecure one(neve campbell), and rochelle, the shy one(Rachel True). Suddenly Sarah realizes that their spells and wicked fun have to come to an end. She feels like everything is going out of control and that the gang, especially Nancy is going a little insane and is using her power in evil ways. When Sarah tries to leave the circle, nancy turns her back on her and tries to ruin her life in every way she can. This is seriously a great movie, and if you are looking for a wicked fun time, definately see the craft. All the actresses are great, especially Fairuza Balk, she is so hot and so damn gorgeous. I would give The Craft 10/10

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