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Teen Witch (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 28 April 1989 (USA)
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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... Louise Miller (as Robyn Elaine Lively)
... Brad Powell
... Richie Miller (as Joshua Miller)
Caren Kaye ... Margaret Miller
... Frank Miller
Lisa Fuller ... Randa
... Polly
... Madame Serena
... Rhet
... Shawn (as Tina Marie Casapary)
... Kiki (as Megan A. Gallivan)
Alsari Al-Shehali ... Vincent (as Alssari Al-Shehail)
... Mr. Weaver (as Shelly Berman)
... Ms. Malloy
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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To her, trouble comes super-naturally. See more »


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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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28 April 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cara dolce strega  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$3,875, 23 April 1989, Limited Release

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$27,843
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One of the first films to change teenagers' choice in music from rock to rap. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Louise's purse is knocked off the desk in the classroom; her teacher picks it up revealing the top of the set. A vast area of blackness reveals the sound stage. See more »

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Brad Powell: Where are all your chairs?
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Referenced in Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The I in Team (2000) See more »

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Top That
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Words and Music by Larry Weir
Performed by T K Michaels
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Fun 80's teen movie
7 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

I can't help it--I love this movie. It's so adorably cliché and predictable that I get a kick out of it every time that I see it. The soundtrack is great 80's pop, and the songs keep playing in my head long after the movie's over. What teen girl hasn't wished she could "magically" put the "snobby cheerleader" in her place and walk away with the popular guy? Louise gets that chance when she inherits her powers on her 16th birthday and uses them to make herself "the most popular girl." Yes, it's a bit silly in spots, but it has fun dance numbers and great 80's hairstyles and clothes. If you love the 80's, you will enjoy this movie!


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