21 Best Witch movies to watch on Netflix [2022]

Best Witch Movies to watch on Netflix

If you like watching movies, then Netflix is a great resource to find new and fantastic films that you can watch in your free time. However, it is hard to choose the right one for you. If you have ever tried to download a movie and couldn’t finish it because it’s boring, there is hope! Enjoy this list of witch movies on Netflix that aren’t too boring but still fascinating.

There are a lot of witch movies available on Netflix that are all filled with iconic women and some of the most extraordinary scenes in movie history. These movies offer wholesome family entertainment. In this article, I have compiled 21 best witch movies to watch on Netflix in 2022.

Let’s get started…..

21. Monster Family

  • Year: 2017
  • IMDb Rating: 4.8/10
  • Director: Holger Tappe, Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Gross
  • Cast: Berta Khapava, Catherine Tate, Celia Imrie, Emily Watson
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 1h 33m

Emma Wishbone‘s family is shattered due to different problems with each member of her family. Her friend Cheyenne gives her some tickets to a Halloween party, then Emma makes costumes for her family in an attempt to reconnect his family and get a sense of togetherness through the party. But the situation turned upside down when an evil witch curses them and turns each one into a real monster as they dressed.

20. Blair Witch

  • Year: 2016
  • IMDb Rating: 5/10
  • Director: Adam Wingard
  • Cast: Adam Wingard, Brandon Scott, Callie Hernandez, Corbin Reid, Valorie Curry
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 1h 29m

When James finds a video of his sister who disappeared in 1994, he and his friends venture into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland in search of her and unfold the mystery of her missing. Many local people believe that her disappearance is connected to the legend of the Blair Witch. Two locals guide the group through the dark woods. And soon they realize that the legend of the Blair Witch is real and is more fearful than they thought.

19. A Witches’ Ball

  • Year: 2017
  • IMDb Rating: 5.1/10
  • Director: Justin G. Dyck
  • Cast: Ashley Rogan, Joey Fatone, Justin G. Dyck, Karen Slater, Keith Cooper
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 1h 31m

Every year at Halloween, the Witching World gathers from around the globe to welcome new witches into their world and to celebrate their special eve. Beatrix Steinberg is 12 years old and is excited to become a part of this world. But she has to solve some magical riddles before Halloween, only then she can become a part of the event. Then she looks for the help of her best friend Muggs to solve the riddles. Will she become part of the witching world or not?

18. The Covenant

  • Year: 2006
  • IMDb Rating: 5.3/10
  • Director: Renny Harlin
  • Cast: Chace Crawford, Jessica Lucas, Kyle Schmid, Laura Ramsey, Renny Harlin
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 1h 37m

Five families with supernatural powers live in the town of Ipswich, they make a pact of silence in the 17th century. But one power-hungry family is exiled from the town. Four high school boys – Caleb Danvers, Pogue Parry, Reid Garwin, and Tyler Simms are the descendants of those four families and are known as the Sons of Ipswich. They are heirs to colossal power. They attend elite Spencer Academy. When a student is found dead near their campus, they found that the fifth warlock has returned to perish the pact. Now, they must use their powers sensibly to prevent the power abuser from wreaking havoc.

17. Season of the Witch

  • Year: 2011
  • IMDb Rating: 5.4/10
  • Director: Dominic Sena
  • Cast: Andrew Hefler, Christopher Lee, Claire Foy, Kevin Rees
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 1h 34m

Sir Behmen von Bleibruck and Sir Felson are crusader knights, along with the other three crusaders they are ordered to transport an alleged witch to a remote abbey where the monks will examine her powers. During their journey through Styria in Austria, they come across the sight infected with the Black Death, learning that the black plague has destroyed the Holy Roman Empire. Then they find out the woman’s dark secret and know about the evil forces that await them.

16. Gretel & Hansel

  • Year: 2020
  • IMDb Rating: 5.4/10
  • Director: Osgood Perkins
  • Cast: Alice Krige, Charles Babalola, Donncha Crowley, Fiona O’Shaughnessy
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 1h 27m

Hansel and Gretel are siblings, when their father has died, their mother sends them out to find work. They get lost in the woods and being hungry they abruptly stumble upon a theft of food left outside an isolated home that is the home of a witch named Holda. She invites the children for the food and allows them to stay. But soon they find her evil intentions behind her generous behavior. Now, they must find a way to escape from the house before she harms them.

15. Seventh Son

  • Year: 2014
  • IMDb Rating: 5.5/10
  • Director: Sergey Bodrov
  • Cast: Alicia Vikander, Antje Traue, Ben Barnes, Djimon Hounsou
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 1h 42m

In 1572, Master Gregory, the last of the Falcons and a supernatural champion imprisoned Mother Malkin, a nasty witch. But she kills Gregory’s apprentice William and escapes from imprisonment. She plans for revenge and summons her followers to unleash destruction upon the world. Gregory takes Tom Ward, the seventh son of a seventh son, as his new apprentice, but he has to teach Tom how to win over dark magic only until the next full moon because after the coming centennial blood moon Malkin will get deadly powers and then she will be unstoppable.

14. The Mini Witch

Watch The Mini Witch (2010) on Netflix
  • Year: 2010
  • IMDb Rating: 5.6/10
  • Creator: Paul van Loon, Sander de Regt
  • Cast: Porgy Franssen, Rachelle Verdel
  • Language: Dutch
  • Runtime: 1h 27m

Fuchsia, is a mischievous young girl who is an adopted daughter of a wizard named Quark. She goes to a witch school run by Quark’s old flame, Minuul to learn to do magic just like her father. Despite her father’s warnings she goes to a human town and joins forces with a human boy named Tommy to thwart a contractor’s(Tommy’s uncle) plan to destroy her forest and witch school. The witches come together to fight the forest destructors by using their magic.

13. Nightbooks

  • Year: 2021
  • IMDb Rating: 5.7/10
  • Director: David Yarovesky
  • Cast: Krysten Ritter, Lidya Jewett, Winslow Fegley
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 1h 43m

Alex Mosher is a young boy from BrooklynNew York who is a scary story fan. After overhearing his parents talking about their fear he decides to burn his “Night books” in the furnace. But before he could do this, he is caught in the magical apartment of a witch named Natacha. When she sees his books, she demands that he must tell a new story to her each night, or she will kill her. There Alex befriends a girl named Yasmin, who was caught in the apartment in Washington, D.C. The doors of the apartment respond only to the witch’s keys, so they join forces to find a way to free themselves from the apartment.

12. The Swan Princess: The Mystery of the Enchanted Treasure

The Swan Princess The Mystery of the Enchanted Treasure
  • Year: 1998
  • IMDb Rating: 5.8/10
  • Director: Richard Rich
  • Cast: Brian Nissen, Christy Landers, Doug Stone, Joseph Medrano, Katja Zoch 
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 1h 12m

Derek is the Prince and Odette is the Princess of the kingdom of Swan Lake. The people of their kingdom prepare to celebrate Festival Days, but the evil magician, Zelda seeks to reclaim Rothbart‘s Treasure of notes on the Forbidden Arts. She helped him write the notes when she and Rothbart were partners. She kidnaps Odette as ransom to retrieve the notes. Derek and his animal friends set out to help him to rescue Odette.

11. Hagazussa: A Heathen’s Curse

  • Year: 2017
  • IMDb Rating: 5.9/10
  • Director: Lukas Feigelfeld
  • Cast: Aleksandra Cwen, Celina Peter, Claudia Martini, Franz Stadler
  • Language: German
  • Runtime: 1h 42m

In the 15th century, a young girl named Albrun lives with her goatherd mother in a remote mountain village in the Alps. When her mother died she lives alone in her cottage in the woods. Albrun takes her mother’s polished skull and places it in her home. Then she starts to hear voices from the woods in seclusion. These voices also include the voice of her mother. She feels black powers’ presence in the woods.

10. The Last Witch Hunter

  • Year: 2015
  • IMDb Rating: 6/10
  • Director: Breck Eisner
  • Cast: Breck Eisner, Dawn Olivieri, Elijah Wood, Inbar Lavi, Joseph Gilgun
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 1h 46m

Kaulder is an immortal witch hunter, who killed the Witch Queen and her followers 800 years ago. Before dying, she cursed Kaulder with eternal life and his separation from his wife and daughter in the afterlife. But he has to face the Witch Queen once again after her resurrection. She unleashes her Black Magic to devastate the human race. Will Kaulder succeed in his mission to save humanity from Witch Queen?

9. The Little Witch

  • Year: 2018
  • IMDb Rating: 6.2/10
  • Director: Mike Schaerer
  • Cast: Axel Prahl, Karoline Herfurth, Luis Vorbach, Momo Beier
  • Language: German
  • Runtime: 1h 42m

The film follows a young and kind witch Kleine Hexe who lives in a forest house, with her pet raven Abraxas. She is just 127 years old and is desperate to join the other witches in dancing on Walpurgis Night. But she is still considered underage to join them and when she sneaks into the festival she gets punishment to break the rules. According to the punishment she has to learn all the spells from the huge magic book until the next year’s festival and the older witches would question her to see how well she did. And in a year she becomes the best witch in the forest.

8. The Blair Witch Project

  • Year: 1999
  • IMDb Rating: 6.5/10
  • Director: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez
  • Cast: Bob Griffin, Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 1h 21m

The film focuses on the story of three student filmmakers who decide to go to a small town in the Maryland backwoods to collect documentary footage about a local legend murderer known as the Blair Witch. During their project, they interview town’s people to collect information about the witch but it takes an unexpected turn when they lose their map in the woods and start hearing scary noises.

7. The Missing

Watch The Missing (2003) on Netflix
  • Year: 2003
  • IMDb Rating: 6.5/10
  • Director: Ron Howard
  • Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Cate Blanchett, Eric Schweig, Evan Rachel Wood
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 2h 17m

Maggie Gilkeson is a single mother of two who lives in New Mexico and is visited by his estranged father Samuel Jones hoping to reconcile the past because he abandoned his wife and her decades ago. She is unable to forgive him but when her eldest daughter, Lilly is kidnapped by a witch doctor turned mugger Pesh-Chidin and his followers, Maggie must take her father’s help to rescue her daughter before she is sold into sex slavery in Mexico.

6. Princess Cursed in Time

Princess Cursed in Time
  • Year: 2020
  • IMDb Rating: 6.5/10
  • Director: Petr Kubík
  • Cast: Eliška Křenková, Jan Révai, Marek Lambora, Natalia Germani, Simona Zmrzlá
  • Language: Czech
  • Runtime: 1h 50m

Princess Elen is cursed by an evil witch and when she wakes on her 20th birthday, she finds herself in a time warp in which she relives the day before her birthday over and over again. She must end the curse to save her kingdom from the evil witch. And she knows that the only way to get rid of the curse is either to kill the evil witch or to find true love.

5. The Witches

  • Year: 1990
  • IMDb Rating: 6.8/10
  • Director: Nicolas Roeg
  • Cast: Anjelica Huston, Anne Lambton, Bill Paterson, Brenda Blethyn, Charlie Potter
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 1h 31m

A young orphaned boy, Charlie Hansen goes to live with his loving grandma, Agatha in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis. As the boy encounters a diabolical witch, Agatha tells him that witches never leave a child they find. To protect him, she decides to stay in a nearby seaside resort where her cousin Eston works. Unknowingly, they arrive at the same time when the world’s Grand High Witch has gathered a group of witches from around the globe to plot against the children of the world. They plan to give the children a potion that will transform them into mice.

4. Mary and the Witch’s Flower

  • Year: 2017
  • IMDb Rating: 6.8/10
  • Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi
  • Cast: Ewen Bremner, Fumiyo Kohinata, Hana Sugisaki, Jim Broadbent
  • Language: Japanese
  • Runtime: 1h 43m

A young girl named Mary Smith is enrolled at Endor College, a school for witches run by headmistress Madam Mumblechook and Doctor Dee. Mary follows a mysterious cat into the woods and discovers a “fly-by-night” flower which is a strange plant that blossoms once every seven years and witches desire the flower for its magical power. The next day, she discovers an old broomstick that enables her to fly like a witch. But things turned upside down when she tells a lie at school, now she must risk her life to make things right.

3. The Witch

  • Year: 2015
  • IMDb Rating: 6.9/10
  • Director: Robert Eggers
  • Cast: Anya Taylor Joy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Bathsheba Garnett, Ellie Grainger
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 1h 32m

In New England in the 17th century, William and his family including his wife Katherine, daughter Thomasin, son Caleb, and twins Mercy and Jonas, are exiled from a Puritan colony. Then the family sets up a farm near a huge secluded forest where no other family lives. Their youngest and fifth child Samuel suddenly disappears and soon it is revealed that a witch has stolen him to make a flying ointment by using his body. Then evil forces start haunting them.

2. The Witch: Part 1 – The Subversion

  • Year: 2018
  • IMDb Rating: 7.1/10
  • Director: Hoon-jung Park, Park Hoon-jung
  • Cast: Cho Min-soo, Choi Jung-woo, Choi Woo-shik, Da-Eun, Go Min-si
  • Language: Korean
  • Runtime: 2h 5m

It is a story of a young girl, Ja-Yoon who escapes from a mysterious government laboratory after a fierce incident leaves many people dead. The members of the lab, Dr. Baek and Mr. Choi considered her dead. She is adopted by Mr. and Mrs. Goo but lost all her memory of the past. After 10 years, her family faces financial issues then she appears in a nationally televised singing competition to get a large reward for her family. But her life changes when she again faces her past.

1. Spirited Away

  • Year: 2001
  • IMDb Rating: 8.6/10
  • Director: Hayao Miyazaki
  • Cast: Bunta Sugawara, Daveigh Chase, David Ogden Stiers, Hayashikoba
  • Language: Japanese
  • Runtime: 1h 59m

This is a Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by noted Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki. It is the story of a ten-year-old girl named Chihiro Ogino and her parents who stumble upon an abandoned amusement park inhabited by supernatural beings. When her parents transform into giant pigs and are stuck in the park, she meets Haku to work to free herself and her parents from the park.

Wrapping Up:

We hope that this list was helpful to you in selecting the best one for you! Now you can enjoy a good witch movie without worrying about other criteria. Of course, there are plenty of other great witch movies that we didn’t mention in the above list, too, but the 21 above are a solid starting point. If we miss any of your favorite witch movies do let us know in the comment below!

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