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Rough Magic (1995)

PG-13
104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Set in the 1950s, Rough Magic tells the story of what happens when a pretty apprentice magician goes to Mexico to escape her fiancé, a wealthy politician, and to find a Mayan shaman who will teach her ancient principles of magic. She is ...See moreSet in the 1950s, Rough Magic tells the story of what happens when a pretty apprentice magician goes to Mexico to escape her fiancé, a wealthy politician, and to find a Mayan shaman who will teach her ancient principles of magic. She is being trailed by a detective hired by her fiancé. He's a former photojournalist traumatized by what he saw in Hiroshima. The photojournalist joins her in the search for the Mayan shaman, and falls in love with her; the feeling is not reciprocated. When she finds the shaman, she drinks a potion which empowers her to do magic. The potion has life-changing effects on her and her relationship with her companion. They have strange experiences which are brought about by magic. Written by See less
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James Hadley Chase (novel "Miss Shumway Waves a Wand") | Robert Mundi (screenplay) (as Robert Mundy) | William Brookfield (screenplay) | Clare Peploe (screenplay)
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$59,026
Gross (US & Canada)
$247,202
Gross (World)
$247,202
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Release date
May 30, 1997 (United States)

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Bridget Fonda
Myra Shumway Myra Shumway   See fewer
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Russell Crowe
Alex Ross Alex Ross   See fewer
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Jim Broadbent
Doc Ansell Doc Ansell   See fewer
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D.W. Moffett
Cliff Wyatt Cliff Wyatt   See fewer
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Kenneth Mars
Magician Magician   See fewer
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Andy Romano
Clayton Clayton   See fewer
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Richard Schiff
Marvin Wiggins Marvin Wiggins   See fewer
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Euva Anderson
Tojola, Diego's Wife Tojola, Diego's Wife   See fewer
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Michael Ensign
Powerbroker Powerbroker   See fewer
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Gabriel Pingarrón
Telegraph Man (as Gabriel Pingarrón González) Telegraph Man (as Gabriel Pingarrón González)   See fewer
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Santos Morales
Policeman #1 Policeman #1   See fewer
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Mark Morante
Clayton's Assistant (as Mark Del Castillo Morante) Clayton's Assistant (as Mark Del Castillo Morante)   See fewer
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Rene Pereyra
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Christopher Otto
Mechanic (as Chris Otto) Mechanic (as Chris Otto)   See fewer
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Carlos Quintero
Spanish Priest Spanish Priest   See fewer
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Roberto Ruy
Indian Guide Indian Guide   See fewer
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Richard Sassin
Delivery Boy Delivery Boy   See fewer
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Gregory Avellone
Burly Usher (uncredited) Burly Usher (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.6 / 10 | 1,686 votes