Best Witch Movies

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Best Witch Movies

Many creators have explored Best Witch Movies. Here are 25 of the top ones.

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

The Wizard of Oz
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, Richard Thorpe, King Vidor, starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr
Rated PG

The Wizard of Oz is the classic 1939 film based on the beloved children's novel by L. Frank Baum. The film follows the story of Dorothy (Judy Garland), an innocent Kansas farm girl who is whisked away to the magical land of Oz. With her faithful dog Toto by her side, she embarks on a dangerous journey to find her way back home. Along the way she meets the Scarecrow (Ray Bolger), Tin Man (Jack Haley) and Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr). All of them seek the help of the Wizard of Oz (Frank Morgan) to grant them their wishes. Dorothy and her friends must face many obstacles, including the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton), before they can reach their destination. With the help of Glinda, the Good Witch of the North (Billie Burke), Dorothy eventually succeeds in her quest and learns the true meaning of home.

Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Rosemary's Baby
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Roman Polanski, starring Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer
Rated Approved

Rosemary's Baby is a psychological horror film released in 1968, directed by Roman Polanski and based on the novel of the same name written by Ira Levin. The film follows an expectant couple, Rosemary and Guy Woodhouse, who move into a new apartment building in New York City. They soon come to realize that the other tenants are a coven of witches and cultists who plan to sacrifice Rosemary's unborn child to the Devil in exchange for immortality. Rosemary is eventually impregnated by the Devil and realizes that her child, Adrian, is the Antichrist. The film follows Rosemary as she struggles to protect her child and confronts her husband, who is in on the conspiracy. Despite its intense subject matter, the film is praised for its suspenseful and unsettling atmosphere, and its strong performances by Mia Farrow and John Cassavetes.

The Wicker Man (1973)

The Wicker Man
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Robin Hardy, starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Britt Ekland
Rated R

The Wicker Man (1973) is a British horror film directed by Robin Hardy. It tells the story of a police sergeant, Neil Howie, who is sent to a remote island village in search of a missing girl. He is met with hostility by the inhabitants, who are seemingly worshipping ancient pagan gods. As Howie's investigation deepens, he discovers dark secrets about the islanders and their strange beliefs. Ultimately, he comes to realize that the girl he sought has been sacrificed in a bizarre wicker man ritual. Now, Howie must confront the terrifying truth of what is about to happen to him.

Suspiria (1977)

Suspiria
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Dario Argento, starring Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé
Rated R

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Bedknobs and Broomsticks
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Robert Stevenson, Ward Kimball, starring Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowall, Sam Jaffe
Rated G

Hocus Pocus (1993)

Hocus Pocus
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Kenny Ortega, starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Omri Katz
Rated PG

The Witch (2015)

The Witch
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Robert Eggers, starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Julian Richings
Rated R

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Andrew Adamson, starring Tilda Swinton, Georgie Henley, William Moseley, Skandar Keynes
Rated PG

The Witches (1990)

The Witches
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Nicolas Roeg, starring Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson
Rated PG

Return to Oz (1985)

Return to Oz
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Walter Murch, starring Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh, Piper Laurie
Rated PG

Drag Me to Hell (2009)

Drag Me to Hell
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Ruth Livier, Lorna Raver
Rated PG-13

The Blair Witch Project (1999)

The Blair Witch Project
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez, starring Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard, Bob Griffin
Rated R

The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

The Witches of Eastwick
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From George Miller, starring Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer
Rated R

Inferno (1980)

Inferno
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Dario Argento, starring Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Daria Nicolodi
Rated R

The Skeleton Key (2005)

The Skeleton Key
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Iain Softley, starring Kate Hudson, Peter Sarsgaard, Joy Bryant, Gena Rowlands
Rated PG-13

The Craft (1996)

The Craft
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Andrew Fleming, starring Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, Rachel True
Rated R

Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

Oz the Great and Powerful
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Mila Kunis
Rated PG

The House of the Devil (2009)

The House of the Devil
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Ti West, starring Jocelin Donahue, Tom Noonan, Mary Woronov, Greta Gerwig
Rated R

Practical Magic (1998)

Practical Magic
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Griffin Dunne, starring Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing, Dianne Wiest
Rated PG-13

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Tommy Wirkola, starring Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Peter Stormare, Famke Janssen
Rated R

The Last Witch Hunter (2015)

The Last Witch Hunter
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Breck Eisner, starring Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Elijah Wood, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson
Rated PG-13

To the Devil a Daughter (1976)

To the Devil a Daughter
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Peter Sykes, Don Sharp, starring Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Honor Blackman, Denholm Elliott
Rated R

Season of the Witch (2011)

Season of the Witch
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Dominic Sena, starring Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman, Claire Foy, Stephen Campbell Moore
Rated PG-13

The Covenant (2006)

The Covenant
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From Renny Harlin, starring Steven Strait, Sebastian Stan, Toby Hemingway, Taylor Kitsch
Rated PG-13

Mother of Tears (2007)

Mother of Tears
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From Dario Argento, starring Asia Argento, Cristian Solimeno, Adam James, Moran Atias
Rated R

 



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