Hocus Pocus (1993)

Director: Kenny Ortega Run Time: 96 min. Rating: PG Release Year: 1993

Starring: Amanda Shepherd, Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, Larry Bagby, Omri Katz, Sarah Jessica Parker, Stephanie Faracy, Thora Birch, Tobias Jelinek, Vinessa Shaw

About the film:

After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it us up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches’ reign of terror once and for all.

Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker star as the witches in this delightful family comedy.

About the filmmaker:

A master of his craft, Kenny Ortego is an Emmy Award-winning American filmmaker, touring manager, and choreographer. Along with directing films like Newsies (1992) and Michael Jackson’s This Is It (2009), he’s directed concert tours for Cher, Gloria Estefan, and Hannah Montana. He has choreographed music videos for Madonna, Billy Squier, and Styx, the films Pretty in Pink (1986), Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) and Dirty Dancing (1987), and major events that include the Super Bowl, the Academy Awards, and the Olympics.

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