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The Witches (1990)

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Starring (View all)
Anjelica Huston Anjelica Huston
Miss Ernst / Grand High Witch
Rowan Atkinson Rowan Atkinson
Mr. Stringer
Bill Paterson Bill Paterson
Mr. Jenkins
Brenda Blethyn Brenda Blethyn
Mrs. Jenkins
Charlie Potter Charlie Potter
Bruno Jenkins
Anne Lambton Anne Lambton
Woman in Black


Written by
Roald Dahl Roald Dahl
(book)
Allan Scott Allan Scott
(screenplay)


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10 years, 11 months ago at Oct 27 13:32
Luke, um menino de 10 anos, é levado à Inglaterra por sua avó Helga após a morte dos pais. Ao chegarem ao hotel, descobre que uma estranha convenção acontece por ali. Ele percebe que se trata de um encontro de bruxas, no qual está se traçando planos para transformar todas as crianças do mundo em ratos. O pequeno Luke acaba sendo descoberto em uma das reuníões, se torna vítima e acaba s... read more

An average movie

10 years, 4 months ago at May 4 13:42
I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this flick but since it has a pretty good reputation, I thought I might as well check it out. To be honest, I have never been a huge fan of Roald Dahl's work and I never really enjoyed the movies adapted from his books. I mean, some of them were pretty good but none of them really blew me away (except 'The Fantastic Mr Fox) and this feature was not an exc... read more

Review of The Witches

7 years, 11 months ago at Oct 21 1:43
Many children have grown up reading the work of Roald Dahl, and I was no exception. To this day, The Witches remains my favorite book by the prolific children's author, being more frightening, creepy, and wickedly twisted than any book I had read at the time. The movie manages to convey these traits of the book (sometimes better, sometimes worse), but in a manner that could potentially traumatiz... read more
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A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.
Release date: 25 May 1990
UPC: 012569067127
Tags: Fantasy (20), Horror (11), Adventure (9), 1990 (9), Witches (9), Family (8), Magic (8), Animals (7), Witch (6), 1990s (6), Based On Novel (6), UK (5), Usa (4), Book (4), Orphan (4), Grandmother Grandson Relationship (4), Vacation (4), Mice (4), Witchcraft (3), Children's (3)
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