History Trivia / TeenWitch

15th Apr '18 11:57:42 AM fearlessnikki
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* CreatorBacklash:
** Robyn Lively regrets [[TookTheBadFilmSeriously how seriously]] she took the dancing. She even twisted her ankle filming the 'most popular girl' spin. She also wishes the love scene wasn't in it, as she didn't realise what it was implying when she filmed it.
** Subverted with Joshua Miller, who played Louise's demonic younger brother. Initially ashamed of the movie, once he became aware of its cult popularity, he became more receptive to it.



* NoExportForYou: No soundtrack was recorded, because the film didn't have the budget for it.
* OldShame: Molly Ingruber, who played Polly, refers to the movie as a bad summer job. The "Top That" rap apparently 'haunts' her to this day. Robyn Lively says that Molly was dreading it the whole time.
* RealLifeRelative: Robyn Lively claims her mother helped come up with Louise's wardrobe.
* RomanceOnTheSet: Dan Gauthier (Brad) dated Lisa Fuller (Randa), and they married shortly after the movie wrapped.



** A remake was announced in 2010, with Creator/AshleyTisdale as Louise, but never got off the ground.

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** The love scene between Brad and Louise was added in on re-shoots to make the film sexier.
** After the soundtrack's popularity, the original composers recorded a proper version (though with new artists this time) in anticipation of a stage musical adaptation.
** A remake was announced in 2010, with Creator/AshleyTisdale as Louise, but never got off the ground.ground.
* WordOfSaintPaul: Robyn Lively says she thinks that Louise realises her love for Brad is an illusion shortly after the end of the movie
13th Dec '17 12:44:59 PM BalrogKick
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* BoxOfficeBomb: It only brought in ''$27,000'' in theaters and was heavily overshadowed its premiere week against films such as ''FieldOfDreams'' and ''PetSemetary''. Thankfully it's ended up VindicatedByCable since.

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* BoxOfficeBomb: It only brought in ''$27,000'' in theaters and was heavily overshadowed its premiere week against films such as ''FieldOfDreams'' and ''PetSemetary''.''PetSematary''. Thankfully it's ended up VindicatedByCable since.
13th Dec '17 12:44:38 PM BalrogKick
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* BoxOfficeBomb: It only brought in ''$27,000'' in theaters and was heavily overshadowed its premiere week against films such as ''FieldOfDreams'' and ''PetSemetary''. Thankfully it's ended up VindicatedByCable since.
20th Nov '16 11:55:43 AM fruitstripegum
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* [[BillingDisplacement Poster Displacement]]: As evidenced above, the theatrical release poster has the romantic interest with not that many lines and is pretty much eye candy take up a full half the poster, while the protagonist and deuteragonist are much smaller.
10th Nov '16 9:08:59 AM fearlessnikki
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* ActorAllusion: Madam Serena compares Louise to Punky Brewster. Robyn Lively had played Lisa in ''Series/PunkyBrewster''.
* CastingGag: Dick Sargent, best known as TheOtherDarrin (literally) on ''{{Series/Bewitched}}'', plays the father of a teenage witch.
* {{Corpsing}}: Robyn Lively claims she tried her hardest not to corpse while filming the scene where she sits on Zelda Rubinstein's lap - as it was filmed after lunch and Zelda had terrible breath.
* HeyItsThatPlace: Louise walks into the same house from Music/MichaelJackson's "Thriller" video at the start of the movie.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** As noted on the main page, the film was originally imagined as a DistaffCounterpart to ''Film/TeenWolf''. Along the way it became a completely different standalone story.
** Mandy Ingber (Polly) claims that the famous "Top That" number wasn't in the original script and only added in on re-shoots.
** A remake was announced in 2010, with Creator/AshleyTisdale as Louise, but never got off the ground.
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