The Witches of Eastwick

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Satan vs. BFF feminism in grownup fantasy-comedy.

R 1987 118 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 18+

pretty bad film

Not an enjoyable film. I am surprised this website recommends anything by John Updike, who glorified pedophilia in at least one of his books. Unless middle-aged men perving over teenagers is something you want to expose your kids to, that is. Boring movie, vulgar, gross (much vomiting), no real character development, no depth of complexity. Just an excuse for Nicholson as the devil to talk dirty. Ostensibly feminist, but more like boring, unsexy, and disappointing. Glorification of witchcraft although the women never call themselves witches. The only character who realizes Nicholson is evil is killed off and presented as a religious fanatic. God's name taken in vain many times. The ending is predictable. Themes involving pregnancy as well. Not for younger teenagers or young kids, eighteen and up.
age 18+

Great show

It's a great movie !!!

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