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Bewitched Movie Review Summary

Actors: Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Shirley Maclaine, Michael Caine

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Isabel Bigelow (Nicole Kidman) is a witch who decides to lead a "normal" life among humans. She yearns for a humdrum life of bad hair days and lunch at the cafe with friends discussing life's problems. Michael Caine plays her father, who repeatedly pops up to warn her that it won't be so easy to live without using witchcraft.
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He's right, of course. But Isabel wants to try. Jack Wyatt (Will Ferrell) is a close-to-has-been movie actor whose agent has convinced him to star in a remake of Bewitched, a popular tv show from the sixties. Jake agrees to play the tv husband,Darren, who marries a witch, Samantha, as long as Samantha is played by a "nobody" so that his Darren isn't upstaged like the original Darren. Jake discovers Isabel's adorable twitching of her nose while both are shopping in a bookstore. He follows her and convinces her to play the role of Samantha.

Isabel later learns on the set of Samantha's inferior status and feels tricked by Jake. This leads to all sorts of funny mishaps during the taping of the show and in the lives of Isabel and Jake. Isabel has fallen for Jack, and he's falling for her but he doesn't know she's a witch yet.




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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Lover is...    -   magical being

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   actor Age:    -   20's-30's Has magical powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -    Invisibility    -   mind control    -   can fly    -   can cast many different spells Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Australian

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--men Any profanity?    -   Some foul language If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   TV show

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