Bell, Book and Candle
Bell, Book and Candle (1958)

This film version of John Van Druten's stage comedy focuses on Gillian Holroyd, a bona fide witch. Falling in love with publisher Sheperd Henderson, Gillian literally bewitches him, obliging him to dump his fiancee and rush to her side.… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 28, 2000
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

This whimsical comedy about modern-day witches stars Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak in their second teaming (after Vertigo), but it's the supporting cast that shines.

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Staci Layne Wilson
StaciWilson.com

Yep, I'm going to say it: Bewitching!

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

The airy Novak makes a strong impression, Stewart's comic chops remain in fine fettle, and the distinctive supporting cast can't be beat... [Blu-ray]

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Expert film version of the play with gay subtext for days.

Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Realizado no mesmo ano de Um Corpo que Cai, traz Stewart e Novak sem um pingo da intensidade exibida no longa de Hitchcock. E por mais que Lemmon seja divertido, o filme soa como um ensaio mal-sucedido de A Feiticeira.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...a charming bit of whimsy.

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Anthony Lawrie
I'm afraid after watching James Stewart and Kim Novak sizzle together in the classic Hithcock film Vertigo, released the same year, Bell, Book and Candle… More
jay nixon
Enchanting comedy with a nice sense of whimsy. Jimmy and Kim are well matched and the supporting cast is perfect. The casting director was spot on the day they… More
Apeneck Fletcher
Interesting idea ("there be witches among us!") given a weak treatment. Stewart and Novak, together again after Vertigo earlier in the same year,… More
Devon Bott
A light romantic comedy with supernatural undertones starring the two leads from Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo"? "Bell, Book and Candle"… More
AJ Verser
This movie is so fun, and was probably the inspiration for the show Bewitched. It has a great cast too. The movie is pretty good, but it could've been… More
xGary Xx
Enjoyable old fashioned fantasy that reunites the stars of Vertigo in a far more light hearted way. Probably the inspiration for TV show Bewitched, it has… More