The Witches of Eastwick
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The Witches of Eastwick, a memorable comedy with a dark edge, is based upon a novel by John Updike. On Thursday nights three female friends -- Alex (Cher), Sukie (Michelle Pfeiffer), and Jane (Susan Sarandon) -- meet to chug martinis, learn Chinese aphrodisiac cooking and lament the scarcity of eligible men. As they sit around, they fantasize about and describe their idea of the ideal male. Arriving in town the following day is Satan, disguised as mysterious stranger Darrell Van Horn (Jack Nicholson). One by one, Van Horne seduces each of the women. Then, strange things begin to happen. When… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 73%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"at the end of the day, it's just too obvious."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"Director George Miller obscures Updike's original version with senseless special effects."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Superbly played horror-comedy; a delight"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
" its best whenever Nicholson or Cartwright are on the screen."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"Classic Nicholson performance with some great sexual metaphors."
‑ Fred Topel,
"Something Wicked this way comes!"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"Jack Nicholson is at his mischievous best in this wildly entertaining battle of the sexes."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
"Really stylish, undervalued comedy fantasy."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Not horrible, but overrated."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
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