The Spell

The Spell

"Her teenage thoughts cast a deadly spell of terror!"
  • NR
  • 1977
  • 1 hr 13 min
  • 5.6  (701)

A timely tale with a supernatural twist, this made for television movie was the ancestor of later high school witch revenge tales from the 1990s. The Spell's plot features a lonely and overweight teenager who is being cruelly mocked and bullied by some of her school's mean girls. When the teen discovers that she has inherited powerful abilities from a dead ancestor, she concocts a much more powerful and satisfying revenge than merely complaining to the school office. But she can't control the havoc that results, leaving it up to her harried single mother to try to save the day.

The Spell
Gym Class
Gym Class

Clip - 2 min 26 sec

Kathleen
Kathleen

Clip - 1 min 42 sec

Description
A timely tale with a supernatural twist, this made for television movie was the ancestor of later high school witch revenge tales from the 1990s. The Spell's plot features a lonely and overweight teenager who is being cruelly mocked and bullied by some of her school's mean girls. When the teen discovers that she has inherited powerful abilities from a dead ancestor, she concocts a much more powerful and satisfying revenge than merely complaining to the school office. But she can't control the havoc that results, leaving it up to her harried single mother to try to save the day.

The Spell is a 1977 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 13 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.6.

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  • Release Date
    1977
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 13 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.6  (701)