Horror Movies About Witches

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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 1968 psychological horror film directed by Roman Polanski and starring Mia Farrow as Rosemary Woodhouse, a young couple who move into a new apartment building in New York City. Rosemary becomes suspicious of her new neighbors, a group of strange and mysterious cultists who begin to take an excessive interest in her. When her husband's career suddenly takes off, Rosemary becomes increasingly isolated and paranoid. As her pregnancy progresses, she begins to suspect that her baby is being subjected to unnatural forces and that she is the victim of a sinister plot. As the story unfolds, Rosemary must battle for the safety of her unborn child and her own sanity.

The Devils (1971)

The Devils
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Ken Russell, starring Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Dudley Sutton, Max Adrian
Rated R

The Devils is a 1971 British historical drama by director Ken Russell, starring Oliver Reed and Vanessa Redgrave. The film is based on the 1952 book The Devils of Loudun by Aldous Huxley and is set in 17th century France. In the film, Urbain Grandier (Oliver Reed), a priest at the fortified city of Loudun, is accused of witchcraft when he refuses to give his town to Cardinal Richelieu. After a series of demonic possessions, Grandier is put on trial and ultimately burned at the stake as a witch. The film also explores themes such as religious persecution, eroticism, and hysteria. It is a controversial film which was banned in several countries and heavily censored in others due to its graphic depiction of sex and violence. The film is considered a classic of British cinema and a milestone of experimental filmmaking.

The Conjuring (2013)

The Conjuring
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From James Wan, starring Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston, Lili Taylor
Rated R

The Conjuring is a 2013 supernatural horror film directed by James Wan. It is based on the paranormal investigations of Ed and Lorraine Warren, who were renowned for their involvement in the Amityville Horror case. The film centers around the Perron family, who move into a rural farmhouse in 1971 and quickly discover it is haunted by a supernatural entity. The Warrens are called in to investigate and attempt to protect the family from the terrifying entity. As the Warrens uncover the dark secrets of the house, they soon find themselves battling an ancient and powerful force determined to terrorize the family. The Conjuring is a suspenseful and intense exploration of fear and the paranormal, which will leave viewers frightened and on the edge of their seat.

Hereditary (2018)

Hereditary
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Ari Aster, starring Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff
Rated R

Suspiria (1977)

Suspiria
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

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

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

Night of the Eagle (1962)

Night of the Eagle
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Sidney Hayers, starring Peter Wyngarde, Janet Blair, Margaret Johnston, Anthony Nicholls
Rated Not Rated

The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

The Autopsy of Jane Doe
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From André Øvredal, starring Brian Cox, Emile Hirsch, Ophelia Lovibond, Michael McElhatton
Rated R

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 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

Witching and Bitching (2013)

Witching and Bitching
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Álex de la Iglesia, starring Hugo Silva, Mario Casas, Pepón Nieto, Carolina Bang
Rated Not Rated

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

Pumpkinhead (1988)

Pumpkinhead
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Stan Winston, starring Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, John D'Aquino, Kimberly Ross
Rated R

The Lords of Salem (2012)

The Lords of Salem
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Rob Zombie, starring Sheri Moon Zombie, Meg Foster, Bruce Davison, Jeff Daniel Phillips
Rated R

Blair Witch (2016)

Blair Witch
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From Adam Wingard, starring James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Corbin Reid, Brandon Scott
Rated R

 



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