Witches of Eastwick

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Three single women in a small new england town conjure up a rich stranger who grants them their innermost desires.


Studio Warner
SKU 202546879
UPC 012569732452
UPC 14 00012569732452
Format DVD
Release Date 4/17/2006
Rating Rating
Demonic Possession
Theatrical Release
Witches And Wizards
Editors Note
Note Based on John Updike's best-seller, this comic battle of the sexes is coupled with supernatural thriller overtones. Three beautiful unmarried residents of a small New England town seem to have conjured up "Mr. Right." But just who is this rich, eccentric and charismatic stranger?
Plot Summary
Summary In the tranquil New England town of Eastwick reside three best friends: sexy dark-haired Alexandra, emotional redhead Jane, and intelligent blonde Sukie. Bored and dateless, this trio of divorced "witches" decide to conjure up their perfect man. He arrives in the form of Daryl Van Horn, who's charismatic, intelligent, and quite literally a "horny little devil". After Daryl easily seduces each witch by tapping into and exploiting her individual needs, the foursome begin living together in communal bliss. But soon the three women realize that Daryl is not the man of their dreams after all, and abandon him. But unfortunately for the lovely trio, hell hath no fury like The Devil scorned...
Variety "...A brilliantly conceived metaphor for the battle between the sexes....Vilmos Zsigmond's photography creates a deeply saturated, supra-real environment where anything can happen and does..." 06/10/1987
USA Today "...The film's casting dynamics are even more interesting today..." 09/12/1997 p.2D
George Miller
Jack Nicholson
Michelle Pfeiffer
Susan Sarandon
Cast & Crew
Cher - Actor
George Miller - Director
Hubert C. De La Bouillerie - Editor
Jack Nicholson - Actor
John Updike - Based On Novel By
John Williams, et. al. - Original Music By
Michael Cristofer - Screenplay
Michelle Pfeiffer - Actor
Peter Guber - Producer
Richard Francis-Bruce - Editor
Rob Cohen - Executive Producer
Susan Sarandon - Actor
Vilmos Zsigmond - Cinematographer
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1987
Catalog ID 73245
UPC 00012569732452
Number of Discs 1
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
Aspect Ratio
Widesceen/Pan and Scan (TV Format)  2.35:1/1.33:1 [4:3]
Oscar (1988) John Williams, Nominee, Best Music, Original Score,Wayne Artman, et. al., Nominee, Best Sound
Grammy (1988) John Williams, Nominee, Best Album of Original Instrumental Background Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television
British Academy Awards (1988) Michael Lantieri, et. al., Winner, Best Special Effects
ReviewSource The Washington Post
Review Hollywood pulls out all the stops here, including a reordering of John Updike's original book to give you one flashy and chock-full-o'-surprises witches' tale. George "Mad Max" Miller directs crisply and Vilmos Zsigmond's photography shifts moods superbly, from clean New England greens to stark thunderstorm blacks and whites.But "Witches" depends mostly on Nicholson. Certainly Sarandon (as music teacher Jane Spofford), Cher (earthy sculptress Alexandra Medford) and Pfeiffer (fertile town reporter Sukie Ridgemont) turn in excellent performances, but Jack is crackerjack -- reeling wildly between his quirky "Terms of Endearment" gallantry to the "Heeeere's Johnny" lunacy of "The Shining" with a zest that must be illegal.
Reviewer Desson Howe
ReviewRating 9
ReviewSource Chicago Sun-Times
Review "The Witches of Eastwick" is based on the John Updike novel, which must have presented a minefield for George Miller, the director. Fantasies usually play better on the page than on the screen, because in the imagination they don't seem as ridiculous as they sometimes do when they've been reduced to actual images. There are some moments in "The Witches of Eastwick" that stretch uncomfortably for effects - the movie's climax is overdone, for example - and yet a lot of the time this movie plays like a plausible story about implausible people. The performances sell it. And the eyebrows.
Reviewer Roger Ebert
ReviewRating 9
DVD, Widescreen, Pan and Scan (TV Format), Aspect Ratio 2.35:1, English, French, Spanish, Subtitled
Product Attributes
Actor CHER
Label Warner Home Video
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Fred Topel, About.com Classic Nicholson performance with some great sexual metaphors.
James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette Superbly-played horror-comedy; a delight...
Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress Really stylish, undervalued comedy fantasy.

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