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Halloweentown (1998)

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After learning she is a witch, a girl helps save a town full of other supernatural creatures.

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Duwayne Dunham

Writers:

Paul Bernbaum (story), Paul Bernbaum (teleplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Debbie Reynolds ... Aggie Cromwell
Kimberly J. Brown ... Marnie Piper
Judith Hoag ... Gwen Cromwell Piper
Joey Zimmerman ... Dylan Piper
Phillip Van Dyke ... Luke
Emily Roeske ... Sophie Piper
Robin Thomas ... Kalabar
Shannon Day ... Aerobics Instructor
J.W. Crawford ... Dentist-Creature (as James W. Crawford)
Jordyn F. Fields Jordyn F. Fields ... Friend #1 (as Jordyn E. Fields)
Elizabeth Fugere Elizabeth Fugere ... Friend #2
Nurmi Husa Nurmi Husa ... Frankenstein
Johnny Useldinger Johnny Useldinger ... Ghost
Vincent Gambino Vincent Gambino ... Goblin
Judith M. Ford Judith M. Ford ... Harriet
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Marnie, Dylan, and Sophie Piper have their first out of many adventures! On Halloween, while Marnie is arguing with her mother Gwen, the kids' grandmother Aggie comes to visit. Aggie wants to start Marnie's witch training before her 13th birthday or Marnie will lose her powers forever. But there is another reason for Aggie's visit. Something dark & evil is growing in Halloweentown & Aggie wants help to defeat it. While Aggie & Gwen are arguing, Aggie uses magic which Marnie observes. After Aggie leaves to return to Halloweentown, Marnie, Dylan and, unknown to Marnie and Dylan, Sophie follow her onto the return bus. Soon afterwards, Gwen follows the children to Halloweentown. While there, Aggie & Gwen are attacked by the dark force in a movie theater. Marnie, Dylan & Sophie race to get the ingredients to activate Merlin's Wand to stop the evil. Written by LepricahnsGold & Corey Semple <Superman2002>

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Marnie, Dylan, and Sophie were named after writer Paul Bernbaum's children. See more »

Goofs

When the mother tells the kids to go to bed, we hear "...We'll be right up," but she appears to be saying "...I'll be right up." See more »

Quotes

Luke: Hey, don't sell me too short there, Grammy, I'm something of a big cheese around here. Maybe I could show you around sometime. Buy you an ice cream. The Abominable Snowman has a little shop down the street.
Marnie Cromwell: You know, I was kind of hungry, but then... I smelled something stinky. It must have been the big cheese.
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If Ya like Witches, Watch this movie :)
27 October 2001 | by HeaVeN_SenT_0xSee all my reviews

I like this movie alot.But i really think its good for young children like ages 3-10, Im 12 and i think so. I liked the charicter Luke. If you like Witches this movie is for you. they made a second one,Halloweentown 2 Kalabars Revenge. If you didnt see this movie (halloween town) dont see the second because you would not understand it. But i did not hate it, the first time i really enjoyed both ones. Enjoy :)


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

17 October 1998 (USA) See more »

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