Witch Hunt Movie Review 1994

Information and Film Reviews for Witch Hunt the Movie

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Mock fantasy/mystery set in 1953 Hollywood. Private eye H. Phillip Lovecraft (Hopper) is hired by actress Kim Hudson (Miller) to shadow her philandering studio hubby Gottlieb (Rosenberg), who dies in an untimely fashion. The kicker is that witchcraft is commonplace, with the studio hiring witches and warlocks to cast spells. Also, a blowhard senator (Bogosian) is heading a McCarthy-like campaign to ban magic and Lovecraft fears his sorceress friend (Ralph) is going to be the scapegoat for Gottlieb's murder. Great special effects; fuzzy plot.


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Available on VHS
Running time 101 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Mystery & Suspense, Fantasy, Private Eyes, Occult, Period Piece: 1950s, Behind the Scenes
Joseph Dougherty
Dennis Hopper, Penelope Ann Miller, Eric Bogosian, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Julian Sands, Alan Rosenberg, Valerie Mahaffey, Debi Mazar
Paul Schrader
Angelo Badalamenti
Michael Joyce, David Gale, Betsey Beers, Gale Anne Hurd, HBO, Pacific Western

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