The Witch Movie

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A horror film that explores what happens when a God-fearing New England family crosses paths with evil.

Who's Involved:

Anya Taylor-Joy, Robert Eggers, Kate Dickie, Ralph Ineson, Harvey Scrimshaw

Release Date:

Friday, February 19, 2016 (Limited)

disturbing violent content and graphic nudity

Runtime: 1 hr, 30 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

New England, 1630: William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life, homesteading on the edge of an impassible wilderness, with five children. When their newborn son mysteriously vanishes and their crops fail, the family begins to turn on one another.

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Who stars in The Witch: Cast List

"Last Night in Soho" , "Super Mario Bros. "  

"The Tragedy of MacBeth" , "The Green Knight"  

"The Green Knight" , "Boyz in the Wood"  


Who's making The Witch: Crew List

A look at the The Witch behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Robert Eggers last directed The Lighthouse and Nosferatu. The film's writer Robert Eggers last wrote The Lighthouse and Nosferatu.


Robert Eggers




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Production: What we know about The Witch?

Key Facts

  1. Writer/director Robert Eggers’ debut feature, which premiered to great acclaim at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival
  2. ***Winner - Directing Award, Dramatic - 2015 Sundance Film Festival***
  3. The Witch will have its International Premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival as a Special Presentation.

Filming Timeline

  1. June 2015: The film was in Completed status.

The Witch Release Date: When was the film released?

The Witch was released in 2016 on Friday, February 19, 2016 (Limited release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Risen, Race and Forsaken.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

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