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Scene:Seven friends call a pirate radio show on Halloween. A serial killer listens in as they confess their biggest fears. The killer is intent on bringing his efforts to bear while utilizing their fears to scare them to death.
Characters:David R. Dean as Tarot Reader. Deck:Unknown Date:2002
Show:Beyond the Door III
Scene:A Professor named Andromolek who is actually a Satanist, lures students to Yugoslavia under the pretense of a class trip. Once there, he sacrifices students to Satan. One girl is a virgin and the key to bringing the dark overlord into our realm. She must lose her virginity before she loses her life.
Characters:Bo Svenson as Professor Andromolek. Deck:Unknown Date:1989
Scene:While she was reading the cards in relation to the spirit, Bones reaches out of the shadows and touches her.
Characters:Pam Grier as Pearl, Snoop Doggy Dogg as Bones. Deck:Unknown back was black with white sun. Date:2001
Scene:Vanessa reads the tarot cards for Daryl the reading angers him, yet it foretells the situations and events that occur in the film's plot with great accuracy. The tarot cards shown in the spread are the Fool (Daryl), Wheel of Fortune, Six of Pentacles, Three of Swords, Devil, Tower, and Death.
Characters:Cynda Williams as Vanessa, Bokeem Woodbine as Daryl. Deck:Tarot of the Witches Date:1998
Show:Cleo from 5 to 7
Scene:Fortune teller predicts stomach cancer for Cleo
Characters:Corinne Marchand as Florence. Deck:Unknown Date:1962
Show:Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers
Scene:Cheech and Chong are in a restaurant counting money at a table by a window. A gypsy is sitting at a table outside the window and sees them counting money so she comes in and tells them she can tell them something important, but they have to pay her. After they start giving her money, she begins laying out the cards.
Characters:Cheech Marin as Louis, Tommy Chong as Lucian, Rae Dawn Chong as The Gypsy. Deck:Unknown Date:1984
Scene:Madame de Rosemonde lays the cards as a game or meditation whilst Vicomte de Valmont attempts to get Cecile de Volanges, played by Uma Thurman, alone to seduce her.
Characters:Mildred Natwick as Madame de Rosemonde, John Malkovich as Vicomte de Valmont. Deck:Visconti-Sforza Pierpont Morgan Tarot Date:1988
Show:Dead Alive (aka Braindead)
Scene:The cards show up as a type of foreshadowing in the earlier part of the movie when tarot cards are unearthed by a fortuneteller.
Characters:Timothy Balme as Lionel. Deck:Thoth Tarot, but Looks like they altered it. Date:1992
Show:Dr. Terror's House of Horrors
Scene:Dr. Schreck the sinister fortune-telling doctor appears on a train, introducing himself to the 5 passengers in the mostly deserted car as a doctor of metaphysics. He then drops a deck of Tarot cards (he calls them his "House of Horrors"), which the passengers ask him about. This leads to telling the fortunes (deaths) of the five passengers. Naturally, the terrified passengers then try to (unsuccessfully) escape their fate.
Characters:Peter Cushing as Dr. Schreck. Deck:Unknown Date:1965
Show:Echoes of Enlightenment
Characters:Gloria Pryor as Sara, Tarot reader. Deck:Unknown Date:2001
Scene:In a dream sequence the Giant Rider-Waite is used and the Hanged Man card is emphasized. In the psychiatrist's office, there is a poster of the Hanged Man card from the Renaissance Tarot.
Characters: Deck:Giant Rider-Waite Date:1990
Scene:A married couple involve themselves in collecting fantastic objects of art and passing the time by playing strange games either on each other or on outsiders. They make a chance meeting with an Lisa a older cosmetics saleswoman, who also happens to be an adept reader of tarot cards. The three of them become involved in pranks that lead to a series of deaths.
Scene:Annie a less than elite Southern woman, is widowed and left with young children to raise in innocent poverty. Annie, who is gifted with ESP and psychic abilities she offers wisdom to clients and advice to the police regarding a missing woman.
Editor's note: Although not normal tarot cards the film shows them being used as a divination deck.
Characters:Cate Blanchett as Annie. Deck:ESP Cards Date:2000
Show:The Girl Can't Help It
Scene:Reader gives love life advice.
Characters:Jayne Mansfield as Jerri. Deck:Unknown Date:1956
Show:Happenstance aka: Le battement d'ailes du papillon
Scene:An elderly neighbor invites the Irene into her apartment for tea. She then insists on giving her a tarot reading. The reader turns over three cards. Unfortunately, the neighbor falls asleep before she can say what they mean.
Characters:Audrey Tautoun as Irene, Louison Roblin as Irene's Neighbor. Deck:Marseilles Tarot style: possibly the Camoin Tarot deck. Date:2000 (France)
Show:The Haunted Mansion
Scene:Focuses on the Lover, Death and Three of Swords cards as an outline of the story plot in the opening sequence. Fun-filled, fright-packed Disney spook-tacular featuring Eddie Murphy.
Characters:Eddie Murphy as Jim. Deck:Rider-Waite Tarot deck Re-coloured and with unknown backs. Date:2004 (UK)
Scene:Shelley Long stars as Lucy Chadman, a housewife who chokes to death and is brought back to life by her sister exactly one year later. Zelda, the sister, consults the tarot in one scene.
Characters:Judith Ivey as Zelda. Deck:Unknown Date:1987
Show:Henry & June
Scene:This is the story of Anais Nin's affair/friendship with author Henry Miller (Tropic of Cancer) and his wife June. June is looking at the cards in one scene. There is no interpretation.
Characters:Uma Therman as June. Deck:Etteilla Tarot Date:1990
Scene:Hatch recovers from hypothermia after his car, with his wife and himself inside, crashes into an icy creek. He enlists the help of a tarot card reader to help him find out why he's seeing visions of himself killing local teenage girls.
Characters:Rae Dawn Chong as Rose, Jeff Goldblum as Hatch. Deck:Cary-Yale Visconti Tarocchi deck. Date:1995
Show:House of Cards
Scene:After her father's death, Sally a young girl, ceased to communicate with those in the world around her. She gathered all the cards in her home into a basket, including tarot cards, and used them to build a huge and intricate tower, which she sat inside while enjoying her silent fantasy world. Her mother, played by Kathleen Turner, studied the tower looking for a clue that would provide a way to contact the child and pull her back into the real world, thus breaking her long silence.
Characters:Asha Menina as Sally. Deck:Unknown Date:1993
Show:The House of the Spirits
Scene:Clara was doing a psychic reading.
Characters:Meryl Streep as Clara. Deck:Unknown Date:1993
Show:King of the Gypsies
Scene:Rose is reading for a client, scamming her.
Characters:Susan Sarandon as Rose. Deck:Unknown Date:1978
Show:Lionheart: The Children's Crusade
Scene:The Black Prince is selling children as slaves to the Muslims. Robert, while setting out to join King Richard's crusaders, learns of the children's plight and vows to free them.
Characters:Gabriel Byrne as The Black Prince, Eric Stoltz as Robert. Deck:Unknown Date:1987
Show:Live and Let Die
Scene:Solitaire advised Kananga using Tarot of the Witches (special focus on the High Priestess and Lovers cards). Bond (aka agent 007) handled a stacked deck of Lovers cards while seducing Solitaire. Later, Rider-Waite cards ( High Priestess, Moon, and Death) are used (handled by Bond and others) to foreshadow Solitaire's perilous situation.
Characters:Jane Seymour as Solitaire. Deck:Rider-Waite Tarot and Tarot of the Witches cards by Fergus Hall Date:1973
Show:Lord of Illusions
Scene:A fortune teller was being stabbed to death gradually with multiple knives when Harry walked in. Harry tried to stop the torture murder, but the two murderers managed to escape. Seconds later, the fortune teller died and Harry turned over the final face down card in the spread before him on the table. It was the ten of swords.
Scene:Harry the "psychic" advises an elderly woman about her future, making it up as he goes along. At the end of the scene she starts speaking in a Native American tongue and floats down the hallway, flinging herself down stairs and killing herself. The rest of the plot revolves around a Manitou (Native American spirit) that develops out of a growth on a woman's back and becomes a living manifestation of evil, Erskine and others try to destroy the Manitou.
Characters:Tony Curtis plays Harry. Deck:Unknown Date:1978
Scene:Morgan interprets the cards for Charlie while Remy watches. The cards show that a man will come into Charlie's life.
Characters:Annie Parisse as Morgan, Jennifer Lopez, as Charlie, Adam Scott as Remy. Deck:Stairs of Gold Tarot aka Tavaglione Tarot Date:2005
Show:Moonlight and Valentino
Scene:Widowed Rebecca is helped through her crisis by her friend, sister, and step mother as she gradually learns to cope with her loss. Sylvie reads the cards for Rebecca.
Characters:Whoopi Goldberg as Sylvie, Elizabeth Perkins as Rebecca. Deck:Giant Rider-Waite Date:1995
Show:My Sister's Keeper
Scene:Kate, a leukemia-stricken girl, reads the cards and jokingly predicts her own death to her sister Anna.
Characters:Sofia Vassilieva as Kate, Abigail Breslin as Anna. Deck:Rider-Waite Tarot Date:2009
Show:Now and Then
Scene:Four friends hold a seance in a graveyard, which sets them on a path to try to find out how "Dear Johnny" a name they see on one of the tombstones died. The girls consult the local psychic for help and she lays a spread which includes the following cards: Five of Swords, High Priestess, Death, Page of Swords, and Ten of Swords.
Characters:Janeane Garofalo as Wiladene. Deck:Golden Rider-Waite Tarot Date:1995
Scene:Reuben is shown getting a psychic reading. There is a Rider Waite deck on the table with the Five of Wands upturned on top of the deck.
Scene:Each chapter of the film unfolds as Cesca, a fortune teller, turns over a new tarot card, telling Anna Bussotti, the violin maker's pregnant wife, her future. The fortune told is really that of the flawless violin that her husband had created. After Anna died in childbirth, her grieving husband used some of her hair and blood to stain the perfect violin, perhaps enabling her spirit/essence to live on in the musical instrument.
Characters:Anita Laurenzi as Cesca. Deck:Unknown Date:1999
Scene:Shirl a beautiful women who come with the Chelsea Towers West luxury condos as part of the furniture, are gathered together in one apartment socializing with one another when the apartment manager and Thorn a detective show up. The former occupant of that condo has turned up dead and the Thorn is there to investigate. One of the women is doing a tarot reading for another woman.
Characters:Charlton Heston as Thorn, Leigh Taylor-Young as Shirl. Deck:Unknown Date:1973
Scene:Kara is Supergirl and Superman's cousin. The cards show up in a scene where Bianca and her friend Selena are driving through a school campus. Selena reads the cards in the back seat.
Characters:Helen Slater as Kara (aka Linda Lee), Brenda Vaccaro as Bianca, Faye Dunaway as Selena. Deck:Rider-Waite Tarot Date:1984
Show:Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her
Characters:Calista Flockhart as Christine, a tarot card reader. Deck:Unknown Date:2000
Characters:Bonnie Lateiner as the gypsy. Deck:Unknown Date:1996
Scene:Wyatt Earp's sister-in-law lays down three cards: Tower, Death, and Devil.
Characters:Kurt Russell as Wyatt Earp, Unknown as sister-in-law. Deck:Visconti-Sforza Pierpont Morgan Tarot type. Date:1993
Show:Touch of Evil
Scene:Hank is a cop and a heavy drinker, but stopped. Yet he frequents Tanya's lounge. When he starts drinking again, he asks Tanya, "What do you see for my future in the cards?" She tells him that he has no future.
Characters:Marlene Dietrich as Tanya, Orson Welles as Hank Quinlan. Deck:Marseille Tarot style deck. Date:1958
Show:Venus and Mars
Scene:Emily reads the cards for her daughter Kay and her friend.
Characters:Lynn Redgrave as Emily Vogel. Deck:Thoth Tarot Date:2001
Show:The Virgin Suicides
Scene:A young male houseguest is walking through Cecilia's bedroom to get to the bathroom. The camera pans over assorted items on the floor and we see the unmistakable plaid back of some Rider-Waite cards next to a cross with Jesus mounted on it. Next we see the Star card and just the corner of a Ouija board among the clutter. Shortly thereafter, Cecilia kills herself, not due to any occult occurrences, but from the effects of living in a strict, repressed Christian home.
Scene:Kris is a college student who unexpectedly inherited a derelict house. Accompanied by a group of friends, she goes to the house and almost immediately she and her friends are targeted by a powerful warlock (Phillip Covington) who is very interested in her bloodline. Robin one of her friends reads the tarot to gain insight concerning the warlock and how she can fight his evil spells.
Scene:Gloria is a personal assistant to Max. Several scenes in the movie show the cards. In one scene the Max calls Gloria wanting advice so she pulls one card for him. He is horrified by it.
Characters:Glenne Headly as Gloria, Danny Devito as Max. Deck:Rider-Waite Tarot like deck, but with illustrations changed to form hybrid cards. Date:2001
Scene:Max and Elizabeth live together, but when she mentions marriage, he balks. He becomes jealous and thinks she's taken up with a friend Jack. Elizabeth hurt by Max's refusal catches Jack's eye, but the friendship seems innocent. Lena who works with Max likes him and realizes she can manipulate his jealousy and maybe engineer his split from Elizabeth. Since Lena collects decks, they are seen throughout the film.
Characters:Drew Barrymore as Lena, James LeGros as Max, Jennifer Beals as Elizabeth as Jack. Deck:Unknown Date:1997
Show:The Wolf Man
Scene:Larry Talbot accompanies Gwen and her good friend Jenny to a nearby gypsy camp, where Jenny volunteers to have her fortune told by Bela, the gypsy. The gypsy begins to read her cards when he notices the image of a pentagram suddenly appears in the palm of her hand, marking her for death at the hands of a werewolf. Bela frightens her from his tent as he turns into a werewolf. He turns Talbot into the WOLF MAN with his bite.
Characters:Bela Lugosi as Bela, the gypsy. Deck:Unknown Date:1941
Scene:Woo is trying to find a man. She always consults celestial before making a decision. Her blind date for the evening turns out to be a Virgo just as celestial had predicted, but the rest of the evening if full of surprises and problems that go from bad to worse.
Characters:Jada Pinkett Smith as Woo, Darlene Bates. Deck:New Orleans Voodoo Tarot Date:1998
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