Witch Movies

List of the best movies about witches, witch hunters and their witchcraft: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, The Reckoning, The Wretched, The Pale Door, Don't Listen, Gretel & Hansel, Spell, Side Effect, Hellboy, Witches in the Woods.

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

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersWizards, Goblins, Owls, Childrens, Teachers, Pupils, Teachers, Friends, Heroes, Orphans, Family, Witch
PlotMulti-part, Teleportation, Magic, Superpowers, Ghosts, Mystery, Adventure
PlaceSchool, Forest, England, London, Castle
StyleWorth watching, By books, Atmospheric, Exciting, Best soundtracks, Kind, Soulful, Spectacular, Interesting, For children, For winter evenings, For a group of friends, For relax, For a cozy evening, Uplifting, Good music, Bright, Vivid, Touching

    Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths -- and about the villain who's to blame.

    The Reckoning (2021)
    Markimdb: 4.7
    PlotRivalry, Viruses, Pursuit
    TimeMiddle Ages

      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.

      The Wretched (2020)
      Markimdb: 5.8
      Genrehorror, fantasy
      CharactersWitch, Teens
      PlotSupernatural, Obsession, Superpowers, Witchcraft
      PlaceUSA, Forest
      StyleDepressive, Tense, Fascinating

        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 Pale Door (2020)
        Markimdb: 4.7
        CharactersCowboys, Witch

          The Dalton gang escape to a nearby town after a train robbery goes south, but they are met by a coven of witches with sinister plans for the unsuspecting outlaws.

          Don't Listen (2020)
          CharactersWitch, Family, Demons, Writers
          PlotGhosts, Moving, Supernatural, Investigation, Fear
          StyleTense, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

            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.

            Gretel & Hansel (2020)
            Markimdb: 5.5
            CharactersWitch, Old man
            PlotWitchcraft, Supernatural, Superpowers, Magic
            StyleTense, Disturbing, Fairy tales

              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.

              Spell (2020)
              Markimdb: 5.3
              CharactersFamily, Witch
              PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Death, Witchcraft, Pursuit
              StyleAtmospheric, Action, Tense, Creepy, Smart

                A father survives a plane crash in rural Appalachia, but becomes suspicious of the elderly couple who take him in to nurse him back to health with the ancient remedies.

                Side Effect (2020)
                CharactersSingers, Horses, Witch
                PlotChase, Missing people, Fear, Religious
                StyleGothic, Creepy

                  A traumatic experience leads to a break-up between a young married couple. In a desperate attempt to save their marriage, Andrey, the husband, seeks help from a psychic named Mara. His only wish is to make his wife Olga forget the past. Mara's magic works, but the second honeymoon soon turns into a living nightmare... Andrey gradually recognizes that he is dealing with a powerful evil that possesses his wife, and the price of the psychic's service is Olga’s life.

                  Hellboy (2019)
                  Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.2)
                  Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
                  CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Bulgaria
                  CharactersWitch, Wizards, Demons

                    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.

                    Witches in the Woods (2019)
                    Mark7 (imdb: 4.3)
                    Genrehorror, thriller
                    CharactersWitch, Friends
                    PlotTravel, Supernatural, Survival, Fear

                      A group of students head off for a snowboarding adventure on an untouched piece of land. When their SUV mysteriously stalls in a brutal snowstorm they are not only faced with the reality of freezing to death but a fate even more horrifying. For they have become stranded in Stoughton Valley, home of some Witch Trials even more horrendous than Salem, and are being hunted by a supernatural creature determined to keep them there.

                      Rattlesnake (2019)
                      Mark10 (imdb: 4.6)
                      CharactersWitch, Single mothers
                      PlotTime travel, Mystery, Supernatural
                      StyleDepressive, Tense, Exciting, Disturbing, Fascinating

                        After a mysterious woman saves her daughter from a deadly snakebite, a single mother must repay the debt by killing a stranger before sundown.

                        Curse of the Witch's Doll (2018)
                        Mark2 (imdb: 3.2)
                        CountryUnited Kingdom
                        CharactersRevived toys, Witch
                        StyleDepressive, Disturbing, Creepy

                          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)
                          Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.2)
                          Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
                          CountryGermany, Luxembourg
                          CharactersWitch, Wizards, Teens
                          StyleKind, For winter evenings, For relax, For sleep, For a cozy evening, For background, Womens in main roles, Exciting, Light, 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.

                            The Image Book (2018)
                            Markimdb: 6.2
                            Genrehorror, drama
                            CountryLuxembourg, France

                              Nothing but silence. Nothing but a revolutionary song. A story in five chapters like the five fingers of a hand.

                              Darkness Visible (2018)
                              Markimdb: 5.6
                              Genrehorror, thriller
                              CountryUnited Kingdom, India, USA
                              PlotMissing people
                              PlaceIndia, Psychiatric hospitals

                                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.

                                Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
                                Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
                                Genrefantasy, adventure, family
                                CountryUSA, United Kingdom
                                CharactersFamily, Wizards, Witch, Cats, Teachers, Dragons, Snake, Monsters, Terrorists
                                PlotUprising, Magic, Mystery, Mystery, Confrontation, Adventure, Love, Prison Break
                                PlaceNew York, Paris, England, Prison, Mountains, Ships, Jungle
                                StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Depressive, Unexpected ending

                                  Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus Dumbledore. However, Dumbledore will need to seek help from the wizard who had thwarted Grindelwald once before, his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.

                                  Welcome to Marwen (2018)
                                  Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
                                  Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, biography
                                  CountryJapan, USA
                                  CharactersArtists, Witch, Lawyers, Photographers, Spy, Revived toys
                                  PlotOn real events, Lost memory, Dancing, Weapon, Divorce, Time machine, Mental disorders, Loneliness
                                  PlaceAircraft, Village, Hotels, Court
                                  StyleInspirational, Kind, Soulful, Interesting, Deep Meaning, To cry, Worth watching

                                    When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town named Marwen where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation — a testament to the most powerful women he knows — through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.

                                    Gogol. A Terrible Vengeance (2018)
                                    Mark8.8 (imdb: 6)
                                    Genrethriller, adventure, detective
                                    CharactersSerial killers, Witch
                                    PlotMagic, Supernatural
                                    StyleUnexpected ending, Depressive, Tense

                                      Soon after Gogol's death, Binh names him guilty for the deaths of the Cossacks and the young women at the hands of the Dark Horseman, since he was the one who ordered them to be hidden in the barn. Bomgart is unable to perform a post-mortem analysis on the Gogol's body, while Vakula's daughter Vasilina (who secretly has magic abilities) proclaims denial about Gogol's demise.

                                      The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion (2018)
                                      Mark8 (imdb: 7.1)
                                      Genrefantastic, action, thriller
                                      CountrySouth Korea
                                      CharactersChildrens, Killers, Witch
                                      PlotSuperpowers, Ghosts
                                      PlaceRussia, Village

                                        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.

                                        Slice (2018)
                                        Mark7.8 (imdb: 4.6)
                                        Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, crime
                                        CharactersWerewolf, Witch
                                        PlotGhosts, Investigation, Supernatural
                                        PlaceSmall cities

                                          In a spooky small town, when a slew of pizza delivery boys are slain on the job, two daring survivors set out to catch the culprits behind the cryptic crime spree.