Cast a Deadly Spell
Cast a Deadly Spell (1991)

This clever and well-crafted production (produced for Home Box Office) goes the distance with its innovative concept, which is equal parts Raymond Chandler and H.P. Lovecraft. Taking place in 1948 Hollywood -- in an alternate reality where… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 7, 1991
DVD Release Date: December 4, 1991
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Dennis Schwartz
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It drowns in its own shallowness.

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Ken Stachnik
HOW DID I NOT KNOW THIS MOVIE EXISTED!?!?!?!? Directed by Martin Campbell (Golden Eye & Casino Royal), starring Fred Ward, Clancy Brown, Julianne Moore and… More
Eduardo C
While the naming of our lead Howard Phillips Lovecraft was pointless and done purely for stunt reasons, as was the presence of the Old Ones during the climax,… More
vieras esine
Zombies, vampires, werewolves, gremlins, drag queens. Add H.P. Lovecraft, the Necronomicon and a bit of magic and you've got yourself one odd film noir.
Steve B.
It's like HP Lovecraft meets Roger Rabbit... or something. Has all the elements of the classic Film Noir, and some great (and admittedly not so great)… More