Hocus Pocus Reviews

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Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com
November 2, 2014
Perhaps I underestimate the power of its generational hold, yet considering the potential of a broad Disney witch romp, Hocus Pocus is an incredibly mediocre movie.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
October 31, 2013
Still an underrated Disney gem to this day.
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
September 13, 2012
It strictly remains more "trick" than "treat."
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Maria Llull
Common Sense Media
January 2, 2011
Rollicking Halloween fun for tweens and up.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Dustin Putman
TheFilmFile.com
October 24, 2008
For an 11-year-old boy (in 1993) already in love with horror movies, Halloween and Thora Birch, Hocus Pocus was my dream movie sprung to life.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
June 8, 2006
Goofy witches and things that bump all over the place, incliuding Midler...fair family fun.
| Original Score: 3/5
Fred Topel
About.com
August 13, 2003
Terrible family movie with bad music and lame overacting.
| Original Score: 1/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
August 11, 2002
Dismayingly grisly for a movie aimed at kids.
| Original Score: 3/5
David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Strictly for kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
Unfortunately, all their hammy mugging makes the Three Stooges seem downright subtle.
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 19, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)
May 19, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Fr. Chris Carpenter
Catholic Sun
April 8, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
August 19, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Blake French
NutzWorld
August 30, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
July 20, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
May 13, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Cory Cheney
Urban Tulsa Weekly
August 8, 2002
| Original Score: 0/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 31, 2002
| Original Score: 1/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
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