Hocus Pocus, Pile of Puke

by MATT STOKES | OCTOBER 22, 2018

Hocus Pocus

Director: Kenny Ortega

Cast:
Winifred Sanderson: Bette Midler
Sara Sanderson: Sara Jessica Parker
Mary Sanderson: Kathy Najimy
Max Dennison: Omri Katz
Dani Dennison: Thora Birch
Allison: Vinessa Shaw
Binx: Jason Marsden
Billy: Doug Jones

 

Released: July 16, 1993

Domestic Box Office: $39.5 million

30%

6.8/10

Verdict?

Laci says…

Matt says…

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