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Teen Witch (1989)




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An otherwise boring and unpopular Louise is enamored with Brad, the star of the high-school football team, but her feelings are not reciprocated. One week before her birthday, she visits a psychic and is told she has latent, genetically predisposed witch abilities that will blossom on her sixteenth birthday. Soon she finds the information to be true and uses her powers to gain the typical teen goals: popularity, revenge on cruel teachers and other meanies, and high-school football star Brad...

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Robyn Lively
as Louise Miller
Caren Kaye
as Margaret
Shelley Berman
as Mr. Weaver
Gary Schwartz
as Dean Howell
Marcia Wallace
as Mrs. Miller
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Critic Reviews for Teen Witch

All Critics (9)

Teen Witch continues to be a fun journey through archetypes and the 80s camp that's singular to romantic comedies of that era. It's also a powerful reminder that being ourselves and accepting who we are can be powerful magic of its own.

May 23, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Unless you were one of those people who grew up watching it air on cable over and over again, Teen Witch probably isn't going to register much of a blip on your interest meter.

October 18, 2017 | Full Review…

The unapologetic cheesiness and truly awful values of "Teen Witch" is often so bad, and yet so damn charming to endure.

February 2, 2016 | Full Review…

Tubular '80s teen fluff: silly, fun, and shallow.

December 18, 2010 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

A fantasy, comedy, romance, and musical all for the price of one, with such only-in-a-great-bad-movie treats as a 'funky' white rapper busting into rhyme every now and then.

March 8, 2009 | Full Review…

...there's not much else here to keep viewers over a certain age engaged.

July 11, 2005 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Teen Witch

Love this movie. Yes it's bad, but it's cute too, and Robyn Lively is just so relatable as unpopular, geeky Louise. Her discovery that she is a witch and the resulting change of luck is pure wish fulfilment for anyone who relates to 80's geek. Some of the songs are enough to make you cringe, but I do like the opening sequence. Dare I admit I have searched iTunes looking for that song, but no luck. This is just a cute, fun movie that could only belong to the 80's.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

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Louise Miller (Robyn Lively) is your typical teenage girl. She's in high school and is in love with football player Brad (Dan Gauthier), who is also the cutest and most popular guy in school. One nigh after going to see a psychic, Madame Serena she is given powers on her 16th birthday. She uses them to make herself popular but then questions whether Brad really likes her for her after she becomes popular. A great 80s movie that is perfect to watch around Halloween or any time.

Cassie Hill
Cassie Hill

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A silly teenage movie, it's pretty campy, so I guess it's got a cult following now, but I don't think it's all that good. It's okay, but not a great movie.

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Aj V

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