I Married a Witch
I Married a Witch (1942)

As she burns at the stake, a 17th century witch, Jennifer (Veronica Lake), places a curse on her accuser (Fredric March), so that from this day forward, all of his descendants (each played by him) will be unhappy in marriage. After several… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 7, 2013
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times

I Married A Witch is spiritualism in a vein of knockabout farce. It is more oh-boy than occult. But its humor is Clair enough.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

It may be not be one of the classic examples of a Hollywood screwball comedy -- might I recommend His Girl Friday to anyone interested? -- but I Married a Witch contains enough modest laughs to satisfy couch potatoes on a chilly fall evening.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

any rough spots are smoothed over by Lake and March's considerable charms, which turn out to be this fantastical comedy's best special effects

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Lake is delightfully effective as the malicious woman, whose ideas of punishment are often beautifully absurd, and March provides an excellent foil.

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Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

The movie's practical magic still looks perfectly groovy, and doesn't need any kind of digital re-imagining.

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Emanuel Levy

A strange but charming comedy fantasy by French director Rene Clair made in Hollywood with Veronica Lake.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Fans of Veronica Lake won't be disappointed; the special effects are nicely done too.

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Nathan Rabin
The Dissolve

The film is powered by swooning romanticism, impish wit, teasing sexuality, and an underlying sophistication.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Delightful American romantic/comedy fantasy film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Average. Was expecting better. And I really hated the old fashioned singing! Cute idea, though.
Anthony Valletta
A cute pairing of the great Fredric March and the beautiful Veronica Lake in a wacky comedy with humor than holds up even today. Very entertaining. Fans of… More
jay nixon
Delightful romantic fantasy, Veronica is truly bewitching, March is unusually lively, their chemistry is wonderful, you could never tell they absolutely loathed… More
xGary Xx
This featherweight comedy stars Veronica Lake as a witch, burned at the stake in Ye Olden times who comes back in the 40s to beguile the ancestor of the man… More