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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... See full summary »

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Cast

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


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2 October 1987 (Finland)  »

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Contes pour tous #2  »

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CAD 2,270,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Features the first English-language songs performed by Celine Dion (Listen to the Magic Man and Michael's Song). See more »

Quotes

Student: [about Mikey's hair] Sir, it's moving!
Teacher: It's not moving; it's just too long.
Michael: It was short this morning.
Teacher: Nonsense! What kind of a dodo do you take me for? Human hair grows only half an inch a month, no more.
Michael: Not my hair, Sir.
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Referenced in Monster Pies (2013) See more »

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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 finally got this movie
20 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

I ve been working in videos stores for 5yrs now and every time someone new comes and works in the video store I always ask have you ever seen a movie where this kid loses his hair and uses this stuff with peanut butter in it to make his hair grow. And everyone always looks at me strangely and say no. I had seen this movie in school a few times when i was 6 or 7 and it also scared the crap out of me and made a lasting impression but didn't know the name of the movie. So finally I did a random search and typed in peanut butter in a movie search engine and got the title Peanut Butter Solution. I bought a VHS copy from Amazon and just watched it with my 6yr old son but I don't think it scared him as much as it did to the kids in the 80s. It was everything I remembered but I had forgotten all about the ending with the magic paintings which now looks like the moving pictures you can buy in the mall. But yes this movie is classic for someone in their 20s who have seen this movie and I think its too bad it didn't stick around.


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