Witch Movies

List of the best movies about witches, witch hunters and their witchcraft: The Wretched, The Reckoning, Don't Listen, The Unholy, Gretel & Hansel, Fear Street: 1666, Heirs, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Oz: The Great and Powerful, Suicide Squad.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:42
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Scientists, Photographers, Sisters
PlotAdventure, Travel, Relationship, Friendship, Teleportation
PlaceJungle, Fantastic worlds, USA, New York
StyleExciting, Light

In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the American wizarding authorities after Newt, and threatens to strain even further the state of magical and non-magical relations.

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
StyleDisney, Exciting, 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.

Suicide Squad (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersSuperhero, Witch, Snipers, Samurai, Batman
PlotLove, War, Survival, Adventure, Martial Arts
PlacePrison, Hospitals, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleBy comics

From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.

Wildwitch (2018)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryDenmark, Norway, Hungary, Czech Republic
CharactersDogs, Witch, Teens
PlotFight, Witchcraft
PlaceSchool
StyleLight, Cute, By books

12-year-old Clara is just like any other girl until one day a mysterious black cat scratches her. Clara soon discovers that she can communicate with the cat and that she belongs to a family of Wild Witches with a strong connection to nature and animals. It turns out that Clara is a very special Wild Witch and that her blood can set free the ancient and evil witch, Bravita Bloodyoung. Together with her mentor aunt Isa and her friends, Kahla and Oscar, Clara must face her destiny and embark on a dangerous journey in order to save herself and the Wild World.

Suspiria (2018)
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.

The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:29
CharactersWitch, Teens, Childrens, Killers, Family
PlotSurvival, Superpowers, Ghosts
PlaceVillage, School, Russia
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Ja-yoon is a high school student who struggles with memory loss after she endured some unknown trauma during her childhood. While trying to uncover the truth, she is unwittingly dragged into a world of crime and finds herself on a journey that will awaken many secrets hidden deep within.

Patient Seven (2016)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror
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.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada
Duration02:44
CharactersWitch, Teens, Monsters, Childrens, Immortals
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Magic, Fate
PlaceIslands, Fantastic worlds, England, Orphan home, Boarding school
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Gothic, Serious, Beautiful landscapes

A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.

Pyewacket (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:42
CharactersWitch, Teens, Teachers, Orphans, Mothers
PlotMystery, Depression, Witchcraft, Curses, Fear
PlaceForest, Canada
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A frustrated, angry teenage girl awakens something in the woods when she naively performs an occult ritual to evoke a witch to kill her mother.

Exit Humanity (2011)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, drama
CountryCanada
CharactersZombie, Witch
PlotSurvival, Supernatural
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious

A decade after the American Civil War, Edward Young returns home from a hunting trip to find a horrific reanimation of his wife and that their son Adam has disappeared. He must battle his way through an unexplainable outbreak of the walking dead.

47 Ronin (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Japan, Hungary
Duration01:59
CharactersWitch, Samurai, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Chase, Sword Battles, Rivalry
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious

Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 outcast samurai. Together they seek vengeance upon the treacherous overlord who killed their master and banished their kind. To restore honor to their homeland, the warriors embark upon a quest that challenges them with a series of trials that would destroy ordinary warriors.

They're Watching (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA, Romania
Duration02:08
CharactersDogs, Witch, Blonde girls, Journalists, Frogs
PlotHatred, Funeral
PlaceVillage, Forest, Hotels
TimeNight
StyleTense, Disturbing

An American TV crew gets trapped in a centuries-old web of revenge, horror, and blood, when their home improvement show is attacked by angry Eastern European villagers out to kill the show's star.

Stan Against Evil (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Demons, Farmers, Partners
PlotRevenge, Mystery, Supernatural, Curses, Saving the World
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.




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