The Witches of Eastwick

1987 • 117 minutes
4.6
309 reviews
77%
Tomatometer
R
Rating
Eligible
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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 the town matriarch Felicia (Veronica Cartwright) publicly denounces Van Horne, she sustains a nasty compound fracture. When she forces her editor husband to publish a story about Van Horne's sexual antics, Darrell gets his revenge with revoltingly large amounts of cherries. The women now see that they may be in danger and begin to plot their escape.
4.6
309 reviews
Garret Jordan
June 18, 2014
As far as I'm concerned, it's because of these three fabulous witches - Alex, Sooki and Jane - that we had eight glorious years of "The Charmed Ones". So thank you Cher, Susan and Michelle... and Jack.
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Andrea Palermo
May 13, 2018
I love all three of the leading ladies specially Ms. Cher and I freaking absolutely love Jack Nicholson he's a freaking riot her exermly talented person
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Jimmy Neutron
April 15, 2018
Everything could of been fixed and they would've been happier if the lady's had moved away from that boring one horse town.
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