The Witches

The Witches (1990)

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Plot hole: At the end of the movie, the witch's secretary returns Luke's pet mice to him even though she had no knowledge of their whereabouts or the fact that those two specific mice were his.

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Suggested correction: Just before Luke and Helga leave the hotel, Helga gives Luke a tag with the address of where they live written on it. Luke took the tag and delivered it to the room where Miss Irvine was staying in. Miss Irvine is looking at the address as Luke and Helga leave the hotel. She most likely saw William and Mary at some point in the hotel and is clever enough to figure out that they're Luke's pets.

Visible crew/equipment: When the baby in the baby stroller is rolling down the cliff hills, a safety wire attached to it is briefly visible, as Luke chases after it.

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Question: After having so many disappointments over the way that Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory was filmed, Roald Dahl swore he would never be involved in any movie that was based on one of his books. How then was the rights to turn the novel "The Witches" into a movie acquired? Wouldn't the director have needed Roald's permission?

Answer: "The Witches" was made twenty years after "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory", and in that time television adaptations had been made of "The BFG" and "Danny the Champion of the World" of which Dahl approved, so presumably he had relaxed his view of adaptations of his books - however he did hate the ending of The Witches film.

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