Witch Movies

List of the best movies about witches, witch hunters and their witchcraft: The Wretched, Don't Listen, The Reckoning, Ek Thi Daayan, The Unholy, Gretel & Hansel, Seventh Son, Fear Street: 1666, Curse of the Witch's Doll, The Little Witch.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Wretched (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA
CharactersWitch, Teens
PlotSuperpowers, Obsession, Supernatural, Witchcraft
PlaceForest, USA
TimeDark ones
StyleFascinating, Tense, Depressive

A rebellious teenage boy, struggling with his parent's imminent divorce, encounters a terrifying evil after his next-door neighbor becomes possessed by an ancient witch that feasts on children.

Don't Listen (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror
CountrySpain
Duration01:37
CharactersWitch, Demons, Family, Writers
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Ghosts, Moving, Fear
PlaceMansions
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Disturbing

After the strange death of his young son at their new home, Daniel hears a ghostly plea for help, spurring him to seek out a renowned paranormal expert.

The Reckoning (2021)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersWitch
PlotPursuit, Viruses, Curses, Rivalry
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSerious

In the aftermath of the Great Plague and amidst the subsequent witch-hunts against women, a young widow grapples with the tragic death of her husband in a society completely consumed by fear and death. Because she rejects the advances of her landlord, she is falsely accused of being a witch and thrown in jail for a crime she didn’t commit. She must endure physical persecution at the hands of England’s most ruthless witch-hunter and face her own inner demons as the devil himself starts to work his way into her mind.

Ek Thi Daayan (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama
CountryIndia
CharactersWitch, Wizards, Psychiatrists
PlotSupernatural, Witchcraft, Hypnosis
PlaceIndia
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Serious, Disturbing

A popular magician seeks help from a psychiatrist to protect him from a witch that has haunted him since childhood.

The Unholy (2021)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
CharactersWitch, Journalists
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Supernatural, Religious, Evil spirits
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Tense, Creepy, Depressive, Disturbing

Alice, a young hearing-impaired girl who, after a supposed visitation from the Virgin Mary, is inexplicably able to hear, speak and heal the sick. As word spreads and people from near and far flock to witness her miracles, a disgraced journalist hoping to revive his career visits the small New England town to investigate. When terrifying events begin to happen all around, he starts to question if these phenomena are the works of the Virgin Mary or something much more sinister.

Gretel & Hansel (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA, Canada, Republic of Ireland, South Africa
CharactersWitch, Brother and sister, Wizards, Old man
PlotMagic, Superpowers, Supernatural, Witchcraft
PlaceForest
TimeDark ones
StyleTense, Womens in main roles, Fairy tales, Disturbing

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

Seventh Son (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada, China
Duration01:42
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Dragons, Knights, Demons
PlotLove, Fighting Evil, Adventure, Magic, Superpowers
PlaceEngland
Time18th century
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, By books, Serious, Disturbing

John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an apprentice to carry on his trade. Most have failed to survive. The last hope is a young farmer's son named Thomas Ward. Will he survive the training to become the spook that so many others couldn't?

Fear Street: 1666 (2021)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeens, Witch, Maniacs, Lesbians, Serial killers
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Relationship, Obsession, Curses
StyleAction

In 1666, a colonial town is gripped by a hysterical witch-hunt that has deadly consequences for centuries to come, and it's up to teenagers in 1994 to finally put an end to their town's curse, before it's too late.

Curse of the Witch's Doll (2018)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:36
CharactersWitch, Revived toys
PlotCurses, Mystery, Fear
PlaceEstate
StyleCreepy, Depressive, Disturbing

Adeline Gray’s attempt to escape bombing leads her to a derelict, creepy manor in the woods. When Adeline’s young daughter goes missing, a series of inexplicable events lead her to believe a haunted doll holds a vengeful soul; the soul of a murdered Witch. As Adeline’s desperate search continues, she soon realizes she too is at the mercy of The Witch’s Doll.

The Little Witch (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryGermany, Luxembourg
Duration02:19
CharactersWitch, Teens, Wizards
PlotMagic, Birthday, Gifts
PlaceMountains, Party, Germany
StyleExciting, Kind, Light, By books, Fascinating

The little witch is only 127 years old – too young for the annual coven of witches. Although she is not yet old enough to be a real witch she wants to become a really good one. This decision causes trouble inside her magic world.

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Hellboy (2019)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersSuperhero, Witch, Monsters, Demons, Wizards
PlotSupernatural, Sects

Hellboy comes to England, where he must defeat Nimue, Merlin's consort and the Blood Queen. But their battle will bring about the end of the world, a fate he desperately tries to turn away.

Camp Cold Brook (2018)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
CharactersWitch
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Supernatural, Pursuit, Witchcraft
PlaceLake
StyleFascinating, Tense, Depressive, For men, Disturbing

Strange events plague crew members of a reality TV show when they visit an infamous backwoods camp that was the site of a mass murder 20 years earlier.

The Wicked (2013)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersWitch, Teens
PlotSupernatural, Teleportation
PlaceForest, USA, Small cities
TimeNight
StyleHeavy, Serious, Disturbing

A Group of teenagers test the legend of an immortal witch and get more than they bargained for. It's almost Halloween and six young people, spooked but not undaunted by the folklore surrounding an old haunted house, make their way to the abode of the legendary Wicked, perhaps hoping to provoke the malevolent witch, but clearly not prepared for what they've certainly unleashed.

The Monkey King: The Legend Begins (2016)
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Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryChina, Hong Kong
CharactersWitch, Dragons, Demons
PlotAdventure

The Monkey King: The Legend Begins is the re-imagined version by Hollywood of the film The Monkey King: Havoc in Heavens Palace, the origin and birthplace of The Monkey King Story.

The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:14
CharactersDogs, Witch, Childrens, Demons, Snake
PlotEnd of the world, Magic, Basketball, Friendship, Fear
PlaceSchool
TimeHalloween
StyleFor children, Exciting

When ten-year-old Lewis is suddenly orphaned, he is sent to live with his Uncle Jonathan in a creaky (and creepy) old mansion with a mysterious ticking noise that emanates from the walls. Upon discovering that his uncle is a warlock, Lewis begins learning magic, but when he rebelliously resurrects an evil warlock he must find the secret of the house and save the world from destruction.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:26
CharactersWitch, Teachers, Harry Potter, Giants, Family
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Superpowers, Fighting Evil
PlaceSchool, England, Boarding school
StyleExciting, Disturbing

Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the world is more dangerous than ever.

Oz: The Great and Powerful (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersWitch, Magician, Heroes, Family, Wizards
PlotLove, Time travel, Adventure, Magic
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleExciting, Light, Fairy tales

Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist, is whisked from Kansas to the Land of Oz where the inhabitants assume he's the great wizard of prophecy, there to save Oz from the clutches of evil.

The Good Witch's Family (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, drama, family
CountryCanada
CharactersWitch, Teens, Family, Wizards
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Voodoo, Competitions, Family life
PlaceParty, Small cities
StyleFascinating

A young witch visits her cousin in a small town during a heated mayoral election race. Her kind-hearted cousin, the town’s beloved “good witch” and newlywed with two teenage step-kids, is running for office, but must keep her family from falling apart when their visitor uses her magic to put them—and the whole town—under her bitter spell.

Holidays (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:39
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Snake, Nuns, Trainers
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Holidays
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year, Halloween, Dark ones, Night
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

An anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time by challenging our folklore, traditions and assumptions.

Heirs (2015)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:34
CharactersWitch, Family, Cats
PlotLove, Adventure, Revenge, Witchcraft, Fate
PlaceIslands, Trains, Russia
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

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