Witchy Movies to Watch on a Friday Night

Looking for a spooky movie to watch on a Friday night? Check out our list of witch-themed movies! From classic movies like The Witches to newer movies like Hocus Pocus, we’ve got you covered. So grab some popcorn and get ready for a night of witches, spells, and scares!

Suspira [2018]

In the year 1976, Susie Bannion, a young American dancer, travels to Berlin in order to audition for the renowned Helena Markos Dance Co. The woman she is replacing breaks down and accuses the company’s female directors of witchcraft when she vaults to the position of lead dancer.

Haxan [1922]

A documentary about witchcraft through the ages that mixes dramatizations, stock footage and animation. Director Benjamin Christensen also stars as an inquisitor who’s called in to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in a small village. As he delves deeper into the case, he comes to believe that witches may be responsible.

The Witch [2015]

In this atmospheric horror movie, a Puritan family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of evil. When their newborn son disappears and their crops fail, the family begins to turn on one another. As they descend into madness, they must face the terrifying truth that one of them is a witch.

The Witches [1990]

Based on the Roald Dahl book, this movie follows a young boy who stumbles upon a witch convention and must stop them from turning all children into mice. Anjelica Huston stars as the Grand High Witch in this classic family film.

The Craft [1996]

A group of high school outcasts who practice witchcraft turn the tables on their tormentors in this cult classic. When they unleash their powers, they must contend with the evil that they have unleashed. Starring Robin Tunney, Neve Campbell, and Fairuza Balk.

Hocus Pocus [1993]

In this comedic take on the witch genre, a trio of witches are resurrected on Halloween night and set out to destroy all the children in Salem. It’s up to a young boy and his sister to stop them. Starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy.

The Blair Witch Project [1999]

Three student filmmakers travel to the Black Hills of Maryland to shoot a documentary about the local legend of the Blair Witch. They soon realize that they are not alone in the woods and that the witch is real. This found footage classic changed the horror genre forever.

Practical Magic [1998]

Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman star as sisters who are gifted with the powers of magic. When the man that Kidman’s character is in love with is killed by a curse, the sisters must use their powers to bring him back. But they must be careful, as their magic comes with a price.

The Witchfinder General [1968]

Set during the English Civil War, this movie follows Matthew Hopkins, a self-proclaimed witchfinder who travels the countryside hunting down witches. But when he sets his sights on a young woman, her husband sets out to stop him. Starring Vincent Price and Ian Ogilvy.

The Crucible [1996]

Based on the play by Arthur Miller, this movie is set during the Salem witch trials. When a group of girls are accused of being witches, their community is plunged into chaos. Starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Winona Ryder.

The Woods [2006]

A group of students on a camping trip in the woods stumble upon an old abandoned village. Soon, they realize that the village is haunted by the ghosts of witches who were killed long ago. They must find a way to escape before it’s too late. Starring Bruce Campbell and Ellen Sandweiss.

Rosemary’s Baby [1968]

A young woman moves into a new apartment with her husband and is soon beset by strange nightmares. When she becomes pregnant, she starts to believe that her baby is in danger from a coven of witches. Starring Mia Farrow and John Cassavetes.

Lords of Salem [2012]

In this modern take on the witch story, a DJ in Salem is sent a box of records by an unknown sender. When she plays them, she is taken on a journey into the dark past of the city. Starring Sheri Moon Zombie and Bruce Davison.

So there you have it, our list of witchy movies to watch on a Friday night. We hope you enjoy them! What’s your favorite witchy movie? Let us know in the comments! Happy viewing!

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