After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches’ book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.
1993, 96 minutes, Rated PG, Directed by Kenny Ortega
"With its 30th-anniversary rerelease, the family-friendly answer to Witches of Eastwick secures its status as a sweet-natured cult favourite"- Peter Bradshaw, THE GUARDIAN
"It continues to grow new fandom with each Halloween, partly because its family friendly, witches are timeless characters, and it's instantly quotable given the over-the-top performances by Midler, Najimy, and Parker."- Paul McGuire Grimes, KSTP-TV
"Hocus Pocus remains a delightful family comedy"- Jeff Shannon, SEATTLE TIMES