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Teen Witch (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 28 April 1989 (USA)
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High school misfit Louise, at a loss for romance, discovers magical abilities, but the teenage witch finds that she cannot conjure herself true love, so what?

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Dorian Walker
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robyn Lively ... Louise Miller (as Robyn Elaine Lively)
Dan Gauthier ... Brad Powell
Joshua John Miller ... Richie Miller (as Joshua Miller)
Caren Kaye ... Margaret Miller
Dick Sargent ... Frank Miller
Lisa Fuller Lisa Fuller ... Randa
Mandy Ingber ... Polly
Zelda Rubinstein ... Madame Serena
Noah Blake ... Rhet
Tina Caspary ... Shawn (as Tina Marie Casapary)
Megan Gallivan ... Kiki (as Megan A. Gallivan)
Alsari Al-Shehali Alsari Al-Shehali ... Vincent (as Alssari Al-Shehail)
Shelley Berman ... Mr. Weaver (as Shelly Berman)
Marcia Wallace ... Ms. Malloy
Daniel William Carter Daniel William Carter ... Geek (as Dan Carter)
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Louise is not very popular at her high school. Then she learns that she's descended from the witches of Salem and has inherited their powers. At first she uses them to get back at the girls and teachers who teased her and to win the heart of the handsome footballer's captain. But soon she has doubts if it's right to 'cheat' her way to popularity. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Dan Gauthier was 26 playing a high school senior. See more »

Goofs

During the song "Top That," the audio and video are slightly out of synch. Other songs have the same problem, but the audio/video mismatch can really be noticed during TOP THAT. See more »

Quotes

Louise Miller: Can I make him love me?
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Connections

Referenced in Twin Peaks: Episode #2.12 (1991) See more »

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Much too much
Words and Music by Larry Weir & Tom Weir
Performed by Cathy Car
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What Is This???
12 March 2015 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

Louise Miller (Robyn Lively) is not very popular at her high school. Then she learns that she is descended from the witches of Salem and has inherited their powers.

First, what is up with that little brother (Joshua John Miller)? He is a terrifying mutant and it is hard to tell exactly what he is going for with those faces and voices. Oh my. And then there is the Rob Lowe joke, which is even funnier now (2015) than it was then (1989), given Lowe's departure from fame and triumphant return.

Somehow, despite losing millions of dollars at the box office, this has gone on to be a cult classic (allegedly) and there is a musical adaptation. Who is in this cult? But the musical makes sense, as there are a number of song and dance numbers that could be easily adapted. The film is not completely horrible, just somehow a bit off.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Teen Witch See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,875, 23 April 1989

Gross USA:

$27,843

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$27,843
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Dolby

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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