MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Down 761 this week

The Craft (1996)

 -  Drama | Fantasy | Horror  -  3 May 1996 (USA)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 47,351 users  
Reviews: 187 user | 83 critic

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.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $7.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 26 titles
created 17 Aug 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 19 Nov 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 21 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 33 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Craft" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Craft (1996)

The Craft (1996) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Craft.

User Polls

1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A massacre strikes up after an outcast girl is taunted by a group of high school jocks, all of them unaware of her violent, cutthroat psychic power.

Director: Katt Shea
Stars: Emily Bergl, Jason London, Dylan Bruno
Scream (1996)
Crime | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A masked killer begins murdering teenagers in a small town, and as the body count rises, one girl and her friends contemplate the "rules" of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.

Director: Wes Craven
Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The employees of an independent music store learn about each other as they try anything to stop the store being absorbed by a large chain.

Director: Allan Moyle
Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Debi Mazar, Maxwell Caulfield
Constantine (2005)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Constantine tells the story of irreverent supernatural detective John Constantine, who has literally been to hell and back.

Director: Francis Lawrence
Stars: Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Djimon Hounsou
The Cell (2000)
Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An FBI agent persuades a social worker, who is adept with a new experimental technology, to enter the mind of a comatose serial killer in order to learn where he has hidden his latest kidnap victim.

Director: Tarsem Singh
Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D'Onofrio
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Doctor
Elizabeth Guber ...
Laura's Friend
Jennifer Greenhut ...
Laura's Friend
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

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

Taglines:

Welcome to the Witching Hour


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

3 May 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jóvenes brujas  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

All of the "teen" actresses were in their 20s at the time of filming. Rachel True was almost 30 years old. See more »

Goofs

When Nancy, Rochelle, and Bonnie walk up to Sarah by the football field, Nancy is holding a book. The camera moves to Sarah and when it turns back a second later, the book has been flipped around. 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]
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Big Wolf on Campus: Witch College (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Scorn
Written by Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons & Adrian Utley
Performed by Portishead
Courtesy of Go! Disc / London Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
solid but disjointed.
6 January 2000 | by (roanoke, va) – See all my reviews

this movie could have easily been closer to an 8 or 9 with a little more attention to the script. the movie, while enjoyable and well made, has a weird disjointed structure that takes away from the all around excellent performances.

of particular note is the stunning performance by Fairuza Balk. she has to have the most hypnotyzing eyes of any actress i've ever seen. i really hope a femme fatalle role is in her future. in addition to having a unique look, she has the ability to get REALLY over the top in the evil category. neve campbell and robin tunney, with ms. tunney being exceptionally beautiful, each deliver solid performances as well.

the movie kicks into special effects overdrive at the end and it doesn't completely fit with the feel and tone with the rest of the movie.

overrall, though i enjoyed it and i recommend it to anyone looking for a above average witch flick.

rating:7


40 of 55 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Anyone else NOT like Sarah? dfminky
Representation or Misrepresentation of Paganism in this film? power-junkie
Looking back on it in 2010... Flywiththeowl
Goof Theory HegHodge
Who the hell was 'Ray'... (SOLVED) djjustifier
Neve Campbell looks like Kristen Stewart. outofvogue18
Discuss The Craft (1996) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?