Sabrina the Teenage Witch

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"Do homework, buy prom dress, learn how to fly."
  • PG
  • 1996
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 6.1  (7,822)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch is a 1996 comedy film directed by Tibor Takács. It is based on the popular Archie Comics series of the same name and stars Melissa Joan Hart as Sabrina Spellman, a teenage girl who discovers she is a witch on her sixteenth birthday. The film also stars Sherry Miller and Charlene Fernetz as Sabrina’s aunts, who help guide her as she learns to control her powers.

The movie opens with Sabrina on the eve of her sixteenth birthday. She is a typical high school student, dealing with the usual teenage issues like boys and schoolwork. However, she begins to notice strange things happening around her, like objects moving on their own or suddenly bursting into flames. She soon learns that she is a witch, and her aunts Hilda and Zelda (played by Miller and Fernetz) are also witches who will help her learn to control her powers.

Sabrina is hesitant to embrace her new identity as a witch at first, but she eventually comes to see her powers as a gift. She uses them to help her friends and make her school life easier. Her love interest in the film is Harvey Kinkle (played by Nate Richert), a boy she has had a crush on since childhood. Sabrina uses her powers to make herself more attractive to Harvey, but soon realizes that being true to herself is more important than changing who she is for a boy.

Throughout the film, Sabrina learns to control her powers with the help of her aunts. She attends a special school for witches and eventually becomes more confident in her abilities. However, Sabrina's powers also attract the attention of a sinister figure named Katia (played by Michelle Beaudoin), a fellow witch who sees Sabrina as a threat to her power. Katia tries to recruit Sabrina to her side, but Sabrina ultimately rejects her and remains loyal to her friends and family.

Aside from its supernatural themes, Sabrina the Teenage Witch is also a coming-of-age story. Sabrina learns to navigate the ups and downs of teenage life, including crushes, friendships, and bullying. She also learns to be confident in who she is, no matter what others may think. It’s a film about growing up, discovering oneself, and using one’s talents for good.

The cast does an excellent job in bringing these themes to life. Melissa Joan Hart is charming as Sabrina, playing the character with a mix of vulnerability and sass. Her aunts, played by Sherry Miller and Charlene Fernetz, are hilarious and offer plenty of comic relief. Nate Richert is also a standout as Harvey Kinkle, playing the character with a natural ease and likability.

Overall, Sabrina the Teenage Witch is a fun, lighthearted film that is perfect for a family movie night. It has plenty of laughs, heartwarming moments, and even a few scares. The special effects are impressive for a film of its time, and the soundtrack is full of catchy tunes. It’s a film that will appeal to both fans of the original comic book series and newcomers alike. So grab some popcorn, dim the lights, and get ready for a magical adventure with Sabrina the Teenage Witch.

Sabrina the Teenage Witch is a 1996 tv movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 31 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1.

Sabrina the Teenage Witch
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    1 hr 31 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (7,822)