Relax....It's only magic....
|Directed by||Andrew Fleming|
|Written by||Andrew Fleming; Peter Filardi|
|Produced by||Ginny Nugent; Lisa Tornell; Douglas Wick|
|Music by||Graeme Revell|
|Edited by||Jeff Freeman|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
|Release date(s)||May 3rd, 1996|
|Running time||101 min.|
|Gross revenue||$24,763,123 (US)|
The Craft is an American teen horror/fantasy film involving the subject of witchcraft. It was directed by Andrew Fleming and written by Fleming and Peter Filardi. It was produced by Columbia Pictures and released theatrically in the United States on May 3rd, 1996. The film stars Fairuza Balk, Robin Tunney, Neve Campbell and Rachel True as a coven of teenage witches. Robin Tunney, the central protagonist of the film is the new girl in town who learns that there are others like her who possess the ability to manipulated the forces of reality through magic.
Plot[edit | edit source]
Cast[edit | edit source]
|Robin Tunney||Sarah Bailey|
|Fairuza Balk||Nancy Downs|
|Skeet Ulrich||Chris Hooker|
|Christine Taylor||Laura Lizzie|
|Cliff De Young||Mister Bailey|
|Helen Shaver||Grace Downs|
|Elizabeth Guber||Laura's friend|
|Jennifer Greenhut||Laura's friend|
|Endre Hules||Monsieur Thepot|
|Mark Conlon||Swimming coach|
|Christine Louise Berry||Stewardess|
|William Newman||Street preacher|
|Erin Tavin||Homeless mother|
|Brogan Roche||Insurance man|
|Rebecca McLaughlin||Biology teacher|
|Tony Genaro||Bus driver|
|Janet Rotblatt||Homeroom teacher|
|Karyn J. Dean||Whispering girl|
|Danielle Koenig||Whispering girl|
|Janet Eiber||Sarah's mother|
|Esther Scott||Asylum nurse|
|Holly Marie Combs||Tasha Powell|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Both Neve Campbell and Skeet Ulrich also star in the Wes Craven slasher film Scream, which was released the same year as The Craft.
- Actress Holly Marie Combs makes an uncredited appearance as Tasha Powell. Holly is certainly no stranger to witchcraft lore as she is one of the main cast members and executive producers of the WB Network television series Charmed. In the show, Holly plays Piper Halliwell, one of three witch sisters who comprise the Charmed Ones.
- Actress Robin Tunney attended a Catholic high school. In The Craft her character Sarah Bailey also attends a Catholic high school.
- Actor Nathaniel Marston, who plays Trey, died in an automobile accident on November 10th, 2015 at the age of 40.
The year in film[edit | edit source]
Other films that were released in 1996 include:
External Links[edit | edit source]
- The Craft at Wikipedia
- The Craft at AllRovi.com
- The Craft at Box Office Mojo
- The Craft at Rotten Tomatoes
- The Craft at Obscurehorror.com
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