08/11/2022

Top 20 BEST Witch Movies

Must be the season of the Witch...

Want to know which witch films to watch this Halloween?

Here’s our Top 20 list of magically awesome movies about Witches that we’ve conjured up just in time for Halloween.

The list features the whole spectrum of Witch Movies, from spooky fun family favorites to disturbingly violent visual and audio nightmares.

So get your pumpkin spice latte, make yourself comfortable and check out our spellbinding list.

Black Sunday (1960)

Barbara Steele Mario Bava Black Sunday (1960)
Barbara Steele in a scene from Black Sunday by Mario Bava.

Mario Bava’s classic Gothic tale of a vengeful witch and her fiendish servant who return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to possess the body of the witch’s beautiful look-alike descendant.

Watch on Amazon Prime

 

The Blair Witch Project (1999)

The low budget phenomenon that rebirthed the “Found Footage” genre,  spawned 100’s of imitators and schooled the “big boys” on how to promote a film.

The Blair Witch Project is about three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.

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The Craft (1996)

A newcomer to a Catholic prep high school falls in with a trio of outcast teenage girls who practice witchcraft, and they all soon conjure up various spells and curses against those who anger them.

Watch The Craft on Prime Video

 

Hocus Pocus (1993)

Awesomely atmospheric Halloween fun for the whole family, Disney’s Hocus Pocus starts off when a curious youngster moves to Salem, where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches that were executed in the 17th century.

Watch Hocus Pocus on Amazon Prime

 

The Love Witch (2016)

A modern-day witch uses spells and magic to get men to fall in love with her, with deadly consequences.

Watch The Love Witch on Amazon

 

Suspiria (1977)

Dario Argento’s psychedelic nightmare begins when a young American newcomer to a prestigious German ballet academy comes to realize that the school is a front for something sinister amid a series of grisly murders.

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Inferno (1980)

Inferno is the second film in Dario Argento’s Three Mother’s Trilogy, the first being Suspiria, and third, Mother of Tears.

The plot follows an American college student in Rome and his sister in New York investigate a series of killings in both locations where their resident addresses are the domain of two covens of witches.

Watch Dario Argento’s Inferno on Amazon Prime

 

Bell, Book & Candle (1958)

A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancée, so she enchants him to love her instead, only to fall in love with him for real.

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Suspiria (2018)

This remake of Dario Argento’s masterpiece was directed by Luca Guadagnino from a screenplay by David Kajganich.

Guadagnino describes his version as an “homage” to the original rather than a straightforward remake.

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

Watch Suspiria for Free with Amazon Prime

 

The Witches (1990)

This Children’s favorite, was based on the classic book of the same name by Roald Dahl, in which a young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.

Watch now on Prime

 

Practical Magic (1998)

Two witch sisters, raised by their eccentric aunts in a small town, face closed-minded prejudice and a curse which threatens to prevent them ever finding lasting love.

Watch on Prime Video

 

Teen Witch (1989)

High school misfit Louise, at a loss for romance, discovers magical abilities, but the teenage witch finds that she cannot conjure herself true love, so what?

Watch Teen Witch on Amazon

 

The Witch (2016)

A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession.

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The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

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

Watch The Witches of Eastwick on Amazon Prime

 

The Worst Witch (1986)

Mildred Hubble is one of the young girls at a prestigious witch academy. She can’t seem to do anything right and is picked on by classmates and teachers.

Watch The Worst Witch (1986) on YouTube

 

Witchfinder General (1968)

Witchfinder General, aka Conqueror Worm, is the story of a young soldier who seeks to put an end to the evils caused by a vicious witch-hunter when the latter terrorizes his fiancée and kills her uncle.

Watch now on Prime

 

I Married a Witch (1942)

A beautiful 17th-century witch returns to life to plague politician Wallace Wooley, descendant of her persecutor.

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Season of the Witch (1973)

One of George A Romero’s earliest movies, Season of the Witch is the story of a neglected, unhappy suburban housewife who gets mixed up in witchcraft with unexpected consequences.

Watch George A Romero’s Season of the Witch on Prime Video

 

Häxan : Witchcraft Through the Ages  (1922)

Fictionalized documentary showing the evolution of witchcraft, from its pagan roots to its confusion with hysteria in Eastern Europe.

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Halloweentown (1998)

More Halloween fun for the family. After learning she is a witch, a girl helps save a town full of other supernatural creatures.

Watch Halloweentown on Amazon