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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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Dorian Walker
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Cast

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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Storyline

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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Fall under her spell. See more »


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Details

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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The interior set for Madame Serena's house did not have steps leading up to it like the shots of the exterior showed. After shutting the front door to leave, Robyn Lively would crouch down as she walked away. See more »

Goofs

When Louise wishes David to leave her alone and the car swerves into oncoming traffic the cars change and disappear in different angles. See more »

Quotes

Rhet: [singing] I'm hot... and you're not... but if you want to get with me I'll give it one shot, TOP THAT!
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Referenced in 30 Rock: Señor Macho Solo (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

All washed up
Words and Music by Larry Weir
Performed by Larry Weir
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A fantastic example of an 80's teen flick
19 May 1999 | by Meredith-7See all my reviews

Teen Witch is a fantastic example of an 80's teen flick. Growing up in the eighties was a lot of fun because there were films like this!. Yes, they can be predictable at times, and if scrutinised carefully there are some glaring errors. eg. If Kiki broke her leg during play rehearsal, then how come she was fine by the time of the school prom? Not that much time had passed. But who cares. This is a film you should take at face value, the music is boppy, the clothes are typically late eighties and most importantly the characters are likeable. I especially liked her best friend- she was great, and she appeared in what I think is the most memorable part of the film. The "top that" scene. Why don't they make more films like this? They are perfect for the teen market and are, in my opinion better than the likes of Sabrina the teenage witch. At least Teen Witch has some underlying moral messages which we should all remember once in a while. All in all a lightweight but entertaining film.


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