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Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)  link to Something Wicked This Way Comes on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 2425

poster Something Wicked This Way Comes

IMDb Rating:
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6.8/10 (7680 votes)

Country: USA, 95 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Fantasy, Mystery

Director(s): Jack Clayton

Video Codec: Unknown

In Green Town, Illinois, the twelve year-old boys Will Halloway and Jim Nightshade are neighbors and best friends. Will's father Charles Halloway is an old man and the local librarian while Jim and his mother wait for the return of the return of their father and husband that will never occur. The boys know everyone in town, including their school teacher Miss Foley that misses her beauty and youth; the lonely barber Mr. Crosetti that has no girlfriend or wife; the greedy owner of a cigar store Mr. Tetley that is obsessed with money; and the bartender Ed that has severed arm and leg and dreams on being a football hero. One day, Jim buys a lightning rod from the salesman Tom Fury that tells that a storm is coming. During the night, the boys overhear a mysterious train and they run through the woods to see the arrival but they do not see a living soul. However, they find the Mr. Dark's Pandemonium Carnival ready to be enjoyed and they snoop around. Soon they realize that frustrated and ...



photo Jason Robards Jason Robards Charles Halloway
photo Jonathan Pryce Jonathan Pryce Mr. Dark
photo Diane Ladd Diane Ladd Mrs. Nightshade
photo Royal Dano Royal Dano Tom Fury
photo Vidal Peterson Vidal Peterson Will Halloway

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1