Practical Magic
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Children: Witch! Witch! You're a bitch! Witch! Witch! You're a bitch.
Sally Owens: You'd think after three hundred years they'd come up with a better rhyme.

Sally Owens: Louis L'amour, who, by the way, was not a foreigner! He was from North Dakota, you asshole.

Sally Owens: And I don't want them dancing naked under the full moon.
Aunt Jet Owens: No, of course. The nudity is entirely optional. As you well remember.

Sally Owens: All I want is a normal life.
Aunt Frances Owens: My darling girl, when are you going to realise that being normal is not necessarily a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage.
Sally Owens: Well, it's what I want.

Gary Hallet: Strange town. Never spent this much on shampoo before, in my life.

Linda Bennett: Ladies... let's clean house.

Frances Owens: She heard the beetle ticking for your father's death all day long. She knew that when you hear the sound of the deathwatch beetle the man you love is doomed to die.

Sally Owens: Since when is being a slut a crime in this family?

Sally Owens: Can love really travel back in time and heal a broken heart? Was it our joined hands that finally lifted Maria's curse? I'd like to think so. But there are some things I know for certain: always throw spilt salt over your left shoulder, keep rosemary by your garden gate, plant lavender for luck, and fall in love whenever you can.

Gary Hallet: So what kind of, uh... craft do you do?
Sally Owens: I manufacture bath oils and soaps... hand lotions... shampoo. And the Aunts, um... they like to meddle in people's love lives.

Sally Owens: You really should stop smoking so much.
Gillian Owens: Why? I'll probably get life. I should smoke two at once. It'll shorten the sentence.

Aunt Jet Owens: Be careful what you wish for.

Gary Hallet: You're saying what I'm feeling is just one of your spells?
Sally Owens: Yeah. It's not real. And if you stay, I wouldn't know if it was because of the spell and... you wouldn't know if it was because I didn't want to go to prison.
Gary Hallet: Yeah, well... you know, all relationships have problems.

Aunt Jet Owens: There's a little witch in all of us.

Sally Owens: It was the curse, wasn't it? He died because I loved him so much.

Gary Hallet: Did you or your sister kill James Angelov?
Sally Owens: Yeah, a couple of times.

Aunt Jet Owens: Gillian, Sally. The only curse in this family is sitting there at the end of the table. Your Aunt Fanny.

Other mistake: In the end credits, the filmmakers misspell the name of the town they wish to thank. They spell it "Coupville", but it's actually spelled "Coupeville."

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Trivia: The entire outside of the house is fake - it's just a shell. Even the blossoms on the trees are fake - they're silk.

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Question: Near the end when Sally is in the circle with Gilly, there is a series of flashbacks. There is a shot of a woman with curly shoulder length hair surrounded by white. Who is she? She's not their mother as she has long straight hair.

Answer: She is the one from the opening sequence, their "great, great, great" grandmother who started the whole "curse" thing.

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