With today’s release of Blair Witch on DVD & Blu, along with the trailer release for Don’t Knock Twice, it seemed a great time to look back on cinema’s most terrifying witches! From the scourge of Oz, to the pumpkin patches of Ed Harley, and the enduring/evolving legend of the Bell Witch, these women strike terror into the hearts of men! The persistent occurrence of witches in horror movies may speak volumes about man’s innate misogyny and fear of feminine power, but that’s the topic of another essay!
Our friends at WatchMojo.com have put together this wicked list of movie witches; while it’s mainly comprised of horror movies, all genres are included. Check it out and let us know in the Comments section if your favorite made the list!