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Witching and Bitching (2013)

Las brujas de Zugarramurdi (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Fantasy | 27 September 2013 (Spain)
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A gang of armed robbers finds a safe haven in a secluded village crammed with witches--only to encounter the bizarre, the unexpected, and the occult. Can they save themselves, and the rest of the world from the next witch apocalypse?
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hugo Silva ... José
Mario Casas ... Antonio
Pepón Nieto ... Calvo
Carolina Bang ... Eva
Terele Pávez ... Maritxu
Jaime Ordóñez ... Manuel
Gabriel Ángel Delgado Gabriel Ángel Delgado ... Sergio (as Gabriel Delgado)
Santiago Segura ... Miren
Macarena Gómez ... Silvia
Secun de la Rosa ... Pacheco
Javier Botet ... Luismi
Enrique Villén ... El Inadaptado Social
Carlos Areces ... Conchi
Manuel Tallafé Manuel Tallafé ... El Hombre de Badajoz
María Barranco ... Anciana Traqueotomizada
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In the crowded streets of Madrid, a gang of armed robbers disguised as street performers attempt to escape jail, after robbing a gold exchange pawn shop. With the help of a reluctant taxi driver, the bandits head to the safety of the borders; however, when night arrives, the only safe haven is deep in the woods of the secluded and notorious village of Zugarramurdi; a dark place known for some witch activity in the past. But, in a place crammed with witches of all sorts--and after numerous encounters with the bizarre, the unexpected and the occult--the clumsy thieves will have to learn fast the ways of the coven if they want to save themselves, and the rest of the world from the next witch apocalypse. But, are they up to the job? Written by Nick Riganas

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witch | village | love | mansion | heist | See All (72) »

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Trivia

Mario Casas plays Tony in the movie, but in ending credits, character's name appears as Antonio (he isn't called as Antonio in any moment of the movie). Alexandra Jiménez who plays Tony's girlfriend in the movie, appears in ending credits as Antonio's Wife. See more »

Goofs

After José, Antonio and Eva are seating on the couch, José stands before Eva, but on the next shot, they stand together. See more »

Quotes

Graciana: The sacrifices we made to send you to the worst schools, and now you tell me you like this man because he is a good person. Let's go, please!
Eva: But he looks at me with those eyes...
Miren: What eyes? Pull them out!
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Referenced in The Ministry of Time: El cisma del tiempo (2017) See more »

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Baga biga higa
written by Mikel Laboa
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29 April 2020 | by FoutainoflifeSee all my reviews

That's all that should be said but... I'll say a bit more.

After pulling a jewelry store heist, a group of men find their route of escape leading them to an encounter with witches. It is nothing short of a rollercoaster ride that is hard to lose interest in.

I thought this has some great and pretty funny, moments. Comedy horror isn't really something I usually find much interest in but after watching What We Do In The Shadows, which I love, I wanted to see if I could find any other films that might be just as good. This is a film that kept showing up so I decided to check it out.

Horror comedy is tricky. You can twist things up a bit to add humor but if you go too far, it ends up being a cheese- fest. While this gets close to that fine line, it never went so far that it made me want to walk away from it. That's good so, I feel they got it right with this.

The acting is good, it is filmed and scripted well. Some of the special effects were the only issue I had but once again, it wasn't so bad I wanted to stop watching.

I say watch it if you like horror comedy.


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Release Date:

27 September 2013 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Puerta del Sol, Madrid, Spain See more »

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$7,422,695
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