Imagine a witch standing on your door on the night of Halloween questioning you “trick or treat,” and you will most probably take her as some human wearing that spooky costume, but what if she is a real witch, like a genuine one? Trying to make us believe that the existence of witches is real, the world of movies and series has many witch characters varying from funny good to evil bad.
The Halloween season has already arrived, and no one would like it to slide away without some cinematic witchcraft tricks and treats. That is why we have curated a list of which movies you must watch and answer that door carefully!
Where to watch: Disney+Hotstar
Released in the year of 1993, this one is a fantasy comedy movie featuring Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler, and Vinessa Shaw. The movie is about a teenage boy who shifts with his family in Salem and somehow ends up awakening three witches.
Where to watch: Netflix
This movie features Emmy Rossum, Alice Englert, and Alden Ehrenreich and was released in the year of 2013. The movie revolves around the story of a boy who always wanted to leave his town and go to college, and when he does, he falls in love with a girl who is actually a witch.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Where to watch: Disney+hotstar, Apple TV
Believe me or not, if you ask me the name of my favorite female character from Marvel, it will be no one but Wanda Maximoff, aka the Scarlet Witch. One of the most interesting films with amazing twists features Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda, who can almost be termed as an anti-villain of the movie.
Where to watch: Prime Video
A remake of 1977 Italian supernatural horror film, this movie was released in the year of 2018 featuring Dakota Johnson, Mia Goth and Tilda Swinton. Being one of the most appraised horror movies, it revolves around the story of a young American dancer named Suzy Bannion, who gets the role of the lead dancer at Helena Markos Dance Company by replacing another woman.
The Blair Witch Project
Where to watch: Google play, Apple TV
A 1999 Indie horror movie which is 1 hour 21 minutes long. The movie follows the story of a Blair witch legend and 3 film students who actually dared to go to the Maryland woods to make a documentary on the same.
Into The Woods
Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar, Google Play Movies, Prime Video
A musical fantasy film adapted from the book of the title features Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt and Chris Pine. It was released in the year of 2014 and is a 2 hour watch. It revolves around the story of a couple who wish to have a child but cannot because of a curse laid by a witch.
Where to watch: Google Play Movies, Prime Video
Released in the year of 2015, this movie falls into the genre of drama-horror and follows the story of a Puritan family who sets up a farm in a remote forest and witnesses the horror of witchcraft.
Where to watch: Apple TV
Released in the year of 2005, bewitched is a cute romance comedy flick featuring Steve Carrel, Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrel. The movie follows the story of a movie star who tries to come back in the industry by signing a remake of a sitcom called “Bewitched” and realises how his co-star playing the role of a witch is actually a real one.
Where to watch: Prime video, Disney+Hotstar, Google play movies
Starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning, this movie was released in the year of 2014. It revolves around the story of a powerful yet kind-hearted fairy named Maleficent who gets betrayed by the love of her life named Stefan. Watch the movie to know what she did in return for the deception.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Where to watch: Disney+hotstar, Google play movies, Prime video
A very famous movie indeed, with a magical background score, which still makes me feel nostalgic whenever I listen to it. Magnificent characters like the white witch are what you will never forget once you watch this beautiful movie.
Where to watch: Netflix
A movie about a girl with special powers of telekinesis dealing with unloving and uncaring parents and a tortuous principal. The movie was released in the year of 1996 and falls under the category of family comedy genre.
The Love Witch
Where to watch: Google Play Movies, Vudu, Pluto.
An amazing horror comedy movie from the year of 2016 featuring Gian Keys and Samantha Robinson is a 2 hour watch. The movie is about a young witch who seduces men to pick them up and make them love her, and at last, she falls for a man of her dreams and can do anything for him.
Mary and The Witch’s Flower
Where to watch: Prime Video, Google Play Movies
An animated fantasy adventure movie released in the year of 2017 is 1 hour 43 minutes long. The plot of the movie follows the story of young Mary and how she discovers a broomstick alongside a rare flower.