Movies about witchcraft

List of the best movies about witchcraft, selected by visitors to our site: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, Dark Spell, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Swan Princess, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Ghost, Shrek, Season of the Witch.

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersHorses, Kings, Friends, Fairies, Princesses
PlotWedding, Love, Abduction, Curses, Confrontation
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Touching, Atmospheric, Soulful

Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

Dark Spell (2021)
CharactersGypsies, Witch
PlotLove, Obsession, Witchcraft, Rites of passage, Love spell
StyleWomens in main roles

Dark Spell is a story about the girl named Zhenya who suffers from being in love with her husband that has left her, so she decides to bring him back. Desperate heroine casts a spell called "Black Wedding", which is a magical ritual known for its great power and irreversibility. After the ritual, her beloved husband comes back, although his love becomes more like an obsession: he is even ready to kill Zhenya, so as not to give her to anyone. When the maddened husband dies, the spell does not stop: because even death will not part those who were betrothed by the demon of black wedding.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, New Zealand
CharactersWizards, Orcs, Elves, Kings, Friends
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Fight, Magic
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Atmospheric, Best soundtracks, Epic

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, New Zealand
CharactersWizards, Orcs, Elves, Kings, Friends
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, War, Fight
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Atmospheric, Epic

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CharactersWitch, Dragons, Wizards, Family, Sisters
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Magic, Slavery
PlaceSea, Ships, Parallel worlds, Ocean
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, Epic

This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.

The Swan Princess (1994)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, family, cartoon
CharactersWizards, Family, Friends, Princesses, Heroes
PlotLove, Fate, Witchcraft, Friendship
PlaceForest, Lake, Castle
StyleLight, Cute, Smart

The beautiful princess Odette is transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer's spell. Held captive at an enchanted lake, she befriends Jean-Bob the frog, Speed the turtle and Puffin the bird. Despite their struggle to keep the princess safe, these good-natured creatures can do nothing about the sorcerer's spell, which can only be broken by a vow of everlasting love.

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Germany, Canada
CharactersWizards, Yeti, Emperors, Archaeologists, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Chase, Superpowers, Witchcraft
PlaceChina, Asia, Pyramid, Tomb
StyleExciting, For men, Atmospheric

Archaeologist Rick O'Connell travels to China, pitting him against an emperor from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty who's returned from the dead to pursue a quest for world domination. This time, O'Connell enlists the help of his wife and son to quash the so-called 'Dragon Emperor' and his abuse of supernatural power.

Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Ghost (1999)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, cartoon, detective
CharactersWizards, Dogs, Family, Writers, Friends
PlotAdventure, Ghosts, Supernatural, Revenge, Mystery
PlaceVillage, Small cities

Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Gang visit Oakhaven, Massachusetts to seek strange goings on involving a famous horror novelist and his ancestor who is rumored be a witch.

Shrek (2001)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersDragons, Wizards, Giants, Friends, Gnomes
PlotAdventure, Love, Magic, Travel, Mystery
PlaceForest, Castle
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFor children, Good

It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey.

Season of the Witch (2011)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
PlotLove, Travel, Death, Witchcraft
TimeMiddle Ages

A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersWitch, Wizards, Teens, Werewolf, Monsters
PlotAdventure, Magic, Supernatural, Death, Jealousy
PlaceSchool, England, London, Boarding school

As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersWitch, Dragons, Wizards, Teens, Mermaids
PlotAdventure, Magic, Jealousy, Superpowers, Competitions
PlaceSchool, England, London, Boarding school

Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that he stands for.

Lord of Illusions (1995)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CharactersWizards, Killers, Demons
PlotSupernatural, Death, Sects, Investigation, Funeral
PlaceNew York, Los Angeles, USA
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Disturbing, Serious

During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.

Throne of Elves (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryChina, USA
CharactersWizards, Princesses, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Wedding, Holidays, Witchcraft
PlaceSea, Forest, Party, Castle

In the mythical Elven world of Altera, an epic battle unfolds between the beautiful Princess Liya and the Dark Elf Elena, who has gained possession of a jewel so powerful it allows its holder complete authority over all Alterans.

The Incredible Story of the Giant Pear (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
CharactersWizards, Pirates, Friends, Lifeguards, Inventors
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Magic, Ghosts, Witchcraft
PlaceSea, Ships, Islands
StyleLight, Cute, Soulful

Life in Solby is nice and peaceful until one day Mitcho and Sebastian find a message in a bottle by the harbour. The bottle is from the missing mayor of Solby with a message that he is on a mysterious island and has made a great discovery. Now they must embark on a perilous journey to help save the mayor and bring him home, and in the process they uncover something that will bring great pleasure to the city of Solby – a giant pear.

Descendants 2 (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CharactersWizards, Friends
PlotLove, Magic, Fidelity, Witchcraft

When the pressure to be royal becomes too much for Mal, she returns to the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, Ursula's daughter, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen.

My Little Pony: The Movie (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersDragons, Wizards, Animals, Horses, Pirates
PlotAdventure, Magic, Travel, Witchcraft, Friendship
PlaceMountains, Deserts

A new dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Rarity – embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship and save their home.

Zombi Child (2019)
Markimdb: 6
CharactersZombie, Girlfriends
PlotVoodoo, Motorcycles, Mystery, Funeral, Witchcraft
PlaceSchool, France, Paris, Boarding school, Cemetery

Haiti, 1962: A man is brought back from the dead only to be sent to the living hell of the sugarcane fields. In Paris, 55 years later, at the prestigious Légion d’honneur boarding school, a Haitian girl confesses an old family secret to a group of new friends - never imagining that this strange tale will convince a heartbroken classmate to do the unthinkable.

Veronica (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
CharactersPolice, Family, Sisters, Demons, Nurses
PlotGhosts, Supernatural, Death, Fear, Witchcraft
PlaceSchool, Party, Spain
StyleDisturbing, Tense, Serious

Madrid, 1990s. After making a Ouija with friends, a teenager is besieged by dangerous supernatural presences that threaten to harm her whole family. Inspired by terrifying police files never solved.

The Alchemist Cookbook (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, drama
CharactersCats, Fathers, Hermits
PlotMagic, Supernatural, Death, Mystery, Witchcraft
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Serious

Self-made chemist Sean, a recluse living in an old trailer in the woods, suffers from pill-popping delusions of fortune. When his manic attempts at cracking the ancient secret of alchemy go awry he unleashes something far more sinister and dangerous.