Whether you’re getting ready for Halloween (or you’re wishing it was Halloween) here are some of the best witch movies to watch on your laptop tonight.
Season Of The Witch
When 14th-century knights transport a suspected witch into a monastery, the monks wonder whether her powers could be the source of the Black Plague.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Watch this if you liked: Seventh Son, Solomon Kane, Ironclad
Memorable quote: “Let it be known to all here present, and before God himself, that this woman stands accused of witchcraft! That she has admitted to calling up a plague against all mankind.”
Into The Woods
This movie puts a modern twist on Brothers Grimm fairy tales like Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel. It has a musical format and stars Anna Kendrick.
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Watch this if you liked: Oz The Great And Powerful, Home, Pan
Memorable quote: “You’re not good, you’re not bad, you’re just nice. I’m not good, I’m not nice, I’m just right. I’m the witch. You’re the world.”
The Witches Of Eastwick
Three best friends, played by Cher, Susan Sarandon, andMichelle Pfeiffer, discuss their dream date, only to have him arrive soon after. He seduces each one of them and it takes them a while to figure out why.
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Watch this if you liked: Elvira, The Mists Of Avalon, The War Of The Roses
Memorable quote: “Men are such cocksuckers aren’t they? You don’t have to answer that. It’s true. They’re scared. Their dicks get limp when confronted by a woman of obvious power and what do they do about it? Call them witches, burn them, torture them, until every woman is afraid. Afraid of herself… afraid of men… and all for what? Fear of losing their hard-on.”
Based on the Roald Dahl that gave children nightmares, this film is about a young boy who gets turned into a mouse by a coven of witches.
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy
Watch this if you liked: Coraline, She-Devil, Little Monsters
Memorable quote: “Real witches are very cruel, and they have a highly developed sense of smell. A real witch could smell you across the street on a pitch-black night.”
Bell, Book, And Candle
A witch puts a love spell on her neighbor so he won’t end up dating the woman she hates from college. Unfortunately, she ends up falling in love with him, which is a problem, since witches who fall in love end up losing their powers.
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Watch this if you liked: Bewitched
Streaming on: Not currently available online
Memorable quote: “She’s in love.” / “Wouldn’t she rather be dead?”
When a new student joins a Catholic prep high school, she becomes friends with a group of outcasts who practice witchcraft. Together, they cast spells on anyone who angers them in even the smallest way.
Genre: Horror, Drama, Thriller, Fantasy
Watch this if you liked: Teen Witch, Practical Magic, The Stepford Wives
Memorable quote: “You know, in the old days, if a witch betrayed her coven, they would kill her.”
Three witch sisters are resurrected on Halloween night after three decades of death. An immortal cat, two teenagers, and a young girl are the only ones who can stop them from wreaking havoc.
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Watch this if you liked: Halloweentown, Casper, Addams Family Values
Memorable quote: “You know, I’ve always wanted a child. And now I think I’ll have one on toast!”
The Love Witch
A witch uses her spells to make men fall in love with her and ends up with a string of victims. Her desire to be loved is so strong that she will turn to violence and insanity.
Genre: Horror, Comedy, Romance
Watch this if you liked: I Think We’re Alone Now, Pretty Wild, Killing Eve
Memorable quote: “According to the experts, men are very fragile. They can get crushed down if you assert yourself in any way.”
Two witch sisters, played by Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman, are being raised by their eccentric aunt in a small town. They are yearning for love, but are trying their best to avoid relationships because of a curse that dooms any man they fall for.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Watch this if you liked: The Witches Of Eastwick, The Mists Of Avalon, The First Wives Club
Memorable quote: “There’s a little witch in all of us.”
After a young girl learns she is a witch, she tries to help save a town of other supernatural creatures.
Genre: Family, Comedy, Adventure
Watch this if you liked: Zenon, Twitches, Our Lips Are Sealed
Streaming on: Not currently streaming
Memorable quote: “Magic is really very simple, all you’ve got to do is want something and then let yourself have it.”
Based on the Neil Gaiman novel of the same name, a young boy travels far and wide to find a star for his beloved to prove his love.
Genre: Family, Romance, Adventure
Watch this if you liked: Enchanted, Tuck Everlasting, Dragonheart
Memorable quote: “You know when I said I knew little about love? That wasn’t true. I know a lot about love. I’ve seen it, centuries and centuries of it, and it was the only thing that made watching your world bearable. All those wars. Pain, lies, hate… It made me want to turn away and never look down again. But when I see the way that mankind loves… You could search to the furthest reaches of the universe and never find anything more beautiful.”
Bedknobs And Broomsticks
During WWII in England, three humans are sent to live with an apprentice witch. They end up using a famous magic traveling spell and journey through London.
Genre: Family, Animation, Adventure
Watch this if you liked: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Mary Poppins, Miracle On 34th Street
Memorable quote: “I am by nature a little bit of a coward; but then I pondered, as I often do. In the perverse nature of things, this diabolical object is probably the best friend I’ve ever had. It has enabled me, for the first time in my life, to live like a king.”
The Wizard Of Oz
After a tornado, Dorothy ends up being swept away from Kansas and transported into a strange land with her little dog Toto. She meets a scarecrow, a tin man, and a lion who help her try to return home.
Genre: Musical, Fantasy, Adventure
Watch this if you liked: Annie, West Side Story, The Sound Of Music
Memorable quote: “I’ll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too!”
I Married A Witch
A witch returns to life in order to enact revenge on the descendant of the man who originally killed her.
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Watch this if you liked: Rear Window, Psycho, Zodiac
Streaming on: Apple iTunes
Memorable quote: “Oh well, it’s late, I’ve got to be getting into my strait jacket. I’ll call a broom.”
A woman travels to a world-renowned dance company, only to realize it is a front for a series of murders.
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Watch this if you liked: Deep Red, The Burning, Possession
Streaming on: Tubi TV
Memorable quote: “Bad luck isn’t brought by broken mirrors, but by broken minds.”