Hocus Pocus

 (1993)


  • User Rating 102 votes
  • Critics Rating 7 critics
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User Reviews

magical comedy
Dec 01, 2008
puppyjack2004 - yahoo.com
this movie is purely funny. i really love this movie. i do think this is the best halloween movie i have ever seen. this is really fantastic not only for halloween but for any time.... Full review
Makes me wish it was Halloween!
Oct 26, 2008
adamrusmisel - yahoo.com
Terrific Halloween movie!!! I would definitely recommend this movie, especially on or around Halloween!I myself think this is the best movie to watch in the fall or Halloween.... Full review
Love it!
Oct 25, 2008
sdreiske44 - yahoo.com
I've always loved this movie. It's an all time favorite Halloween movie that is acceptable for the whole family. I especially love the little Thora Birch - who would have thought that later she'd be one of the stars of American... Full review
Bette Midler's Best!
Jul 14, 2008
joshmosenthin - yahoo.com
This is the kind of movie you want to watch over and over again! They had very good actors on this movie!... Full review
Not exactly wicked witchcraft
Jul 06, 2008
dogorangetexas - yahoo.com
Hocus Pocus does cast a fun spell here and there, but when the film starts to underwhelm, it sadly looses its touch.... Full review
The Sanderson sisters at it again!
Jun 30, 2008
jwesley0909 - yahoo.com
A good ole fashioned witch story! 3 sisters die in old Salem and return 300 years or so later to a modern Salem for ONE night and try to perform a spell that will let them live forever. But 3 kids... Full review
Another Childhood Favorite!
Apr 11, 2008
jordanpowell2003 - yahoo.com
This movie is awesome. It takes place on one of my favorite holidays, it's funny, and it could be teenagers (like me.) It was a good plot about three witch sisters from the Salem witch era are resurrected 300 years later... Full review
More for children
Apr 06, 2008
rodrigues_matthew - yahoo.com
I watched this yesterday with my little cousin. It's more for children. Some parts are kind of funny but it's pretty corny.... Full review
Hocus Pocus is quirky family fun
Mar 18, 2008
samuraifa451 - yahoo.com
Hocus Pocus upon first looks seems to appear to be another dumb film from Disney that kids'll love and parents will look at their clocks eagerly anticipating its conclusion. Truth is, Hocus Pocus, although a little intense for some small children... Full review
awesome and old
Oct 23, 2007
daniel_drd - yahoo.com
what a those times when i was a child this movie its actually a disney reafirmation of quality and entertaiment at the same time... Full review

Critics Reviews

| Oct 01, 2008
The Movie Boy
Ideal for the Halloween season-kids and adults alike should be taken by its sharp humor and intermittent scares-"Hocus Pocus" is the kind of entertainment....Perhaps the type of parents who would potentially complain about "Hocus Pocus" were instead paying more attention to Bette Midler's 1,000-watt charisma and token brassiness.....Filmed on location as well as on Hollywood soundstages, "Hocus Pocus" is a visually tantalizing, nicely autumnal part-real/part-fantasy representation of Salem, Massachusetts... ... Full Review
| Jun 12, 2008
commonsensemedia.org
This movie is a little scary but very fun and appropreit for kids!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I really enjoyed it.It was interesting to see Sarah Jessica Parker in that character. ... Full Review
| Jan 19, 2007
Deseret News
Hocus Pocus is funny and completly fantastic, and the acting is supurb... Hocus Pocus is a great film,full of suprises and laughter.Bette Midler acts wonderfully in this horror/comedy.Along side Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy.I would rate this brilliant film 100% great. ... Full Review
| Jul 20, 1993
Deseret News
wears out its welcome in the process.....The elaborate sets, costumes and special effects are notable..... ... Full Review
| Jul 16, 1993
Chicago Sun-Times
A good movie inspires the audience to subconsciously ask, "Give me more! Of the film's many problems Her sidekicks, played by Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy, are more fortunate, in that they are given less to do. ... Full Review

News

If you watched "Dallas" back in the day, Omri Katz may already have been on your radar by the time he scored lead roles in two mildly-received 1993 flicks, Matinee and Hocus Pocus . ... Full Article

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