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The Peanut Butter Solution (1985)

Peanut butter is the secret ingredient for magic potions made by two friendly ghosts. Eleven-year-old Michael loses all of his hair when he gets a fright and uses the potion to get his hair back.

Director:

Michael Rubbo
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mathew Mackay ... Michael
Siluck Saysanasy Siluck Saysanasy ... Conrad (Connie) (as Siluk Saysanasy)
Alison Darcy Alison Darcy ... Suzie (as Alison Podbrey)
Michael Hogan ... Billy
Michel Maillot ... Sergio (The Signor)
Helen Hughes ... Mary
Griffith Brewer Griffith Brewer ... Tom
Harry Hill ... Dr. Epstein
Edgar Fruitier ... Arthur (The Rabbit)
Pat Thompson Pat Thompson ... Miss Prume
Terrence Labrosse Terrence Labrosse ... Mr. Gingras
Doug Smith Doug Smith ... Owner / Art Supply
Nick Manekas Nick Manekas ... Nickie
Patrick St-Pierre ... Little William (as Patrick Saint-Pierre)
Jeremy Spry Jeremy Spry ... Jeremy
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Storyline

Peanut butter is the secret ingredient for magic potions made by two friendly ghosts. Eleven-year-old Michael loses all of his hair when he gets a fright and uses the potion to get his hair back, but too much peanut butter causes things to get a bit hairy. Written by Josh Brown (and the BBV crew)

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A hair-raising comedy aventure


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Les Productions La Fete

Country:

Canada

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

2 October 1987 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Contes pour tous #2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Budget:

CAD2,270,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Producer Rock Demers loved the painting of the family playing tennis so much that he hung it in his office for over 30 years. See more »

Quotes

Michael: I missed you dad.
Billy: Well I missed you too buddy.
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Connections

References Harum Scarum (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Michael's Song
Performed by Céline Dion
Lyrics by Eddy Marnay
Music by Lewis Furey
Arranged by Jimmy Tanaka
Published by Les Éditions La Fête
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i loved this movie
15 December 2004 | by katie71See all my reviews

my family are complete movies buffs and i must have seen hundreds of movies in my childhood, almost none of which i can recall with such vivid detail as this one. i loved the peanut butter solution so much that i went to see it twice in the cinema when i was about 7 or 8 years old. i still talk about it and tell people about it to this day. strangely, my sister cannot remember a single thing about it or ever even going to see it although she went with me both times, and until i decided to look it up here i had never heard of or spoken to another person who had seen it. thank you, IMDb, for assuring me that have not lost my mind. as soon as i get the chance i am going to start scouring video stores to find a copy of this to rent and watch as an adult and show to my sister and friends. i hope i enjoy as much as i did as a child.


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