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Hocus Pocus is a 1993 American horror comedy film directed by Kenny Ortega and starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy as a trio of witches, the Sanderson Sisters, who are inadvertently resurrected by a cynical teenager, his younger sister, and his crush in the small town of Salem, Massachusetts. Despite receiving negative reviews from critics during its theatrical release, the film has since received a cult following and has proved to be a popular Halloween-themed film.

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In 1693 Salem, Massachusetts; Thackary Binx, a teenage farmer discovers his sister had been spirited away by the Sanderson sisters-Winifred, Mary and Sarah-whom are suspected witches. He chases Sarah leading Emily into the woods and comes across their home where he learns they plan to steal her life force to make themselves younger.

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