Witch Movies

List of the best movies about witches, witch hunters and their witchcraft: Gretel & Hansel, Seventh Son, Practical Magic, The Wretched, Darkness Visible, The Craft, The Witch, Drag Me to Hell, Stan Against Evil, Patient Seven.

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

Genre
Country
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.

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?

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersWitch, Wizards
PlotLove, Superpowers, Death, Supernatural, Witchcraft
PlaceSmall cities
TimeHalloween
StyleCute, Soulful, Fancy

Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With policeman Gary Hallet growing suspicious, the girls struggle to resurrect Angelov -- and unwittingly inject his corpse with an evil spirit that threatens to end their family line.

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.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, India, USA
CharactersWitch, Killers
PlotAdventure, Chase, Missing people, Pads, Rites of passage
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, India
StyleDisturbing

London-raised Ronnie returns to his home in India to discover his mother Suleka has died in mysterious circumstances. As he uncovers a series of similar past murders, Ronnie's own inner-darkness come to light.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersWitch, Teens, Wizards
PlotRevenge, Superpowers, Supernatural, Fulfillment of desires, Witchcraft
PlaceSchool
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Fancy, Gothic, Disturbing

A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror
CountryCanada, USA, United Kingdom
Duration02:35
CharactersWitch, Serial killers
PlotSupernatural, Religious, Witchcraft, Chase
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and crops mysteriously fail, the family turns on one another.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersWitch, Gypsies
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Curses, Ghosts
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Black humor, Serious, Disturbing

After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. Her only hope seems to lie in a psychic who claims he can help her lift the curse and keep her soul from being dragged straight to hell.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Demons, Farmers, Partners
PlotSupernatural, Revenge, Mystery, Supernatural, Curses
PlaceSmall cities
TimeDark ones
StyleTense

An aging police sheriff who has recently lost his position due to an angry outburst begrudgingly joins an alliance with new sheriff, Evie Barret to battle angry demons haunting their small New Hampshire town.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Witch, Serial killers, Demons
PlotGambling, Death, Weapon, Witchcraft, Snow
PlaceForest, Psychiatric hospitals
TimeHalloween
StyleTwisted plot, Creepy

The film centers on Dr. Marcus, a renowned psychiatrist who has selected 6 severe mentally ill and dangerous patients from the Spring Valley Mental Hospital to interview as part of research for his new book. As Dr. Marcus interviews each patient, one by one the horrors they have committed begin to unfold. However, Dr. Marcus soon learns that there is one patient who ties them all together - Patient Seven.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy
CountryRussia
Duration01:55
CharactersVampire, Witch, Hunters, Wizards
PlotApocalypse, Cars, Death, Supernatural, Fate
PlaceAircraft, Russia
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Twisted plot, By books, Atmospheric

Among normal humans live the "Others" possessing various supernatural powers. They are divided up into the forces of light and the forces of the dark, who signed a truce several centuries ago to end a devastating battle. Ever since, the forces of light govern the day while the night belongs to their dark opponents. In modern day Moscow the dark Others actually roam the night as vampires while a "Night Watch" of light forces, among them Anton, the movie's protagonist, try to control them and limit their outrage

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersWitch, Knights
PlotLove, Travel, Death, Supernatural, Witchcraft
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleGothic

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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, United Kingdom
Duration01:58
CharactersWitch, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Travel, Supernatural
PlaceVillage, Fantastic worlds, Germany
Time18th century
StyleExciting, Light, Gothic, Serious

Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse in a haunted forest with real magical beings, requiring genuine courage.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:17
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Priests, Wizards
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, Russia, Ukraine
StyleDepressive, Serious, Disturbing

A young priest is ordered to preside over the wake of a witch in the church of a remote village. This means spending three nights alone with the corpse with only his faith to protect him.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:37
CharactersWitch, Kings, Dragons, Princesses, Wizards
PlotMagic, Wedding, Betrayal, Curses, Rivalry
PlaceForest
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious

The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal – an act that begins to turn her heart into stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading King's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom - and to Maleficent's true happiness as well.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Australia, United Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersVampire, Witch, Werewolf, Immortals, Wizards
PlotMagic, Revenge, Mystery, Supernatural, Curses
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Castle, Estate, Small cities
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFancy, Black humor, Gothic

Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersWitch, Wizards
PlotLove, Magic, Passion, Death, Witchcraft
StyleAction, Fascinating, Black humor

Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However her spells work too well, and she ends up with a string of hapless victims. When she finally meets the man of her dreams, her desperation to be loved will drive her to the brink of insanity and murder.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryEstonia, Poland, Netherlands
Duration02:26
CharactersWitch, Werewolf
PlotLove, Love triangle, Witchcraft, Viruses
StyleBy books, Tense, Black humor, Depressive, Disturbing

In a Medieval Estonian village, a group of peasants use magic and folk remedies to survive the winter, and a young woman tries to get a young man to love her.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure
CountrySpain, France
Duration01:53
CharactersWitch, Giants
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Passion, Supernatural, Witchcraft
PlaceForest
StyleExciting, Light, Not for everyone

In this heist film turned horror fest, director Álex de la Iglesia's love of mayhem is on full display as a gang of gold thieves lands in a coven of witches who are preparing for an ancient ritual -- and in need of a sacrifice.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA, Mexico, United Kingdom
CharactersWitch, Mice
PlotInvestigation
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

In late 1967, a young orphaned boy goes to live with his loving grandma in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis. As the boy and his grandmother encounter some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches, she wisely whisks him away to a seaside resort. Regrettably, they arrive at precisely the same time that the world's Grand High Witch has gathered.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom

Claire and Anna are cousins who share a mysterious connection to a dark family secret. Following the death of Clare’s grandmother, ancient spirits are unleashed and the women must do battle with ‘Lilith’, a malevolent female spirit who has returned to claim possession of Anna’s unborn child.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror
CountryRussia
Duration01:19
CharactersWitch

Ivan, a cynical journalist, is assigned to investigate mysterious events in a small town. During his first night, he is seduced by a strange and mysterious girl. As they embrace, she transforms into a hideous demon. Ivan fights the creature, managing to strangle it. But it is too late, Evil has been unleashed. When Ivan is charged for the brutal murder, he feels his last hope disappear. As he is overcome by the dark forces trying to pose as his soul, Ivan comes to realize that his only hope lies in his power to find the faith that he once lost

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Canada
Duration02:32
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Dragons, Immortals, Wizards
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Revenge, Supernatural, Life after death
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Gothic, Serious, Disturbing

The modern world holds many secrets, but by far the most astounding is that witches still live among us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world and putting an end to the human race once and for all. Armies of witch hunters have battled this unnatural enemy for centuries, including Kaulder, a valiant warrior who many years ago slayed the all-powerful Witch Queen, decimating her followers in the process. In the moments right before her death, the Queen cursed Kaulder with immortality, forever separating him from his beloved wife and daughter. Today, Kaulder is the last living hunter who has spent his immortal life tracking down rogue witches, all the while yearning for his long-lost family.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryItaly, USA
Duration02:26
CharactersWitch, Demons, Psychotherapists
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Supernatural, Ballet, Witchcraft
PlaceCollege, Berlin
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Touching, Disturbing

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the troupe's artistic director, an ambitious young dancer and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare, others will finally wake up.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersDogs, Witch, Wizards
PlotSuperpowers, Passion, Supernatural, Tennis, Voodoo
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Light, By books, Atmospheric

Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, action, fantasy
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:27
CharactersWitch, Hunters
PlotLove, Adventure, Supernatural, Hunting
PlaceForest
StyleExciting

After getting a taste for blood as children, Hansel and Gretel have become the ultimate vigilantes, hell-bent on retribution. Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an evil far greater than witches... their past.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersZombie, Witch, Teens, Heroes, Immortals
PlotRevenge, Supernatural
TimeHalloween
StyleLight, Cute, Fancy

After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it is up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeens, Witch, Gay, Snake, Family
PlotFriendship, Mystery, Supernatural, Pursuit, Witchcraft
StyleFascinating, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

An eclectic foursome of aspiring teenage witches get more than they bargained for as they lean into their newfound powers.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersTeens, Witch, Dragons, Wizards, Heroes
PlotMagic, Adventure, Superpowers, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Gothic

Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as his reluctant protégé. The sorcerer gives his unwilling accomplice a crash course in the art and science of magic, and together, these unlikely partners work to stop the forces of darkness.

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.





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