The Witches of Eastwick
The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

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… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 12, 1987
DVD Release Date: August 27, 1997
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A wickedly funny tale of three witches and their duel with the Devil, fuelled by some delicious fantasy and arch comedic performances.

Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

There have been many portrayals of the Prince of Darkness in cinema, yet Nicholson's "horny little Devil" is a standout.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis its best whenever Nicholson or Cartwright are on the screen.

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Fred Topel

Classic Nicholson performance with some great sexual metaphors.

Cathy Burke
United Press International

This quirky tale of power, love and loneliness can't help but entertain with its lush photography (by Vimos Zsigmond) and heavenly cast.

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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

Jack Nicholson is at his mischievous best in this wildly entertaining battle of the sexes.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Really stylish, undervalued comedy fantasy.

Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

at the end of the day, it's just too obvious.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Director George Miller obscures Updike's original version with senseless special effects.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Superbly played horror-comedy; a delight

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Alice Shen
Three headstrong single women in idyllic Eastwick wish for their dream beaux, and a devilish new stranger comes to town to seduce them in turn. Cher, Sarandon,… More
Phil Hubbs
If you wanna see Jack Nicholson doing his thing then this is probably the one to watch other than Batman, I've never known someone more perfect to play the… More
Alex roy
The Witches of Eastwick is a highly entertaining comedy horror film that relies on a great cast of actors and well constructed script to make for a fun,… More
Aj V
A great comedy with a fantastic cast full of stars. The only part I didn't like was the ending, it felt kinda silly, but it could have been worse.… More
Mark Walker
Playing Old Nick must be highly appealing to an actor. It gives them the chance to let their darker side out and three of the most prestigious have done just… More
Conner Rainwater
Three hotties and Jack Nicholson as a demon/warlock, you can't lose. I really love the relationship of Cher, Michelle Pfeiffer and Susan Sarandon in this;… More