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Witch Hunt (1994)

Movie Grade C-

McCarthyism Connection Grade B

Dennis Hopper plays Detective H. Philip Lovecraft in 1950's L.A. , where a McCarthy-esque Senator Crockett is holding investigative hearings to root out the magical influence in Hollywood, which he sees as evil and destructive. .

crime / fantasy


Jack   -
Roger Ebert   --
IMDB    5.4

   I haven't seen this movie but I would watch it just to see Dennis Hopper. It is a horror spoof set in the McCarthy days, where people who can perform magic are persecuted by an evil Senator.