Overall Rank: 22569
Average Rating: 1.9/4
# of Ratings: 81
Theatrical Release Date: 06/24/2005
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Nora Ephron
Actors: Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine, Jason Schwartzman, Kristin Chenoweth
Plot: An actor with a floundering career tries to regenerate his career by remaking the classic US sitcom, Bewitched. But when an unknown is cast as "Samantha" for the show, and turns out to be a witch whose life mirrors the TV show, his life is turned upside down.
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PsychoKing1227 - wrote on 10/21/2010
Oh my word...this film was just awful. Awful!
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The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/03/2008
Movie actor "Jack Wyatt" (Will Ferrell) has come up with what he thinks is a brilliant idea to salvage his career after his last three movies bombed at the Box Office. He wants to remake the classic American Broadcasting Company's (ABC) television series "Bewitched" with him as "Darrin" and an unknown in the role of "Samantha" so that he might steal the spotlight from her.
One day, he sees a very pretty woman (Nicole Kidman) who looks much like the late "Bewitched" star, Elizabeth Montgomery and convinces her to join the cast of the new version of the television series.
The woman, "Isabel Bigelow" (Kidman), has a secret however. She is a real-life witch who wants to live the life of a mortal, much like "Samantha" did in the original television series. Her father (Michael Caine), …
TheWolf - wrote on 08/02/2007
While not one of Will Ferrells best, I did enjoy some of the effects that were used to make this movie. The chemistry between Ferrell and Kidman is there, but the problem is the fact that the script was forced. Ferrell did have some funny parts but Ferrell is not really a "one liner" type of comedian, so when he had to stick to the script then it was obvious that he didn't play it as comfortably as he would have if he was given free reign of his character.
Kidman's resemblance to Elizabeth Montgomery was great, they do look a lot a like to begin with, and then with the character touch ups she had the look perfected.
The movie was ok, its good for families, but if you are looking for Ferrell in his out of control physical / nonsensical comedy then check out one of his other films, but …
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