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      The Witch

      R Released Feb 19, 2016 1h 32m Horror History Drama TRAILER for The Witch: Blu-Ray Trailer 1 List View All /m/the_witch_2016/videos videos The Witch: Blu-Ray Trailer 1 The Witch: Blu-Ray Trailer 1 2:31 The Witch: Re-Release Trailer The Witch: Re-Release Trailer 1:17 The Witch: 'Peek-A-Boo' Trailer The Witch: 'Peek-A-Boo' Trailer 1:28 The Witch: Trailer 2 The Witch: Trailer 2 1:22 The Witch: Trailer 1 The Witch: Trailer 1 2:30 View more videos
      90% Tomatometer 336 Reviews 60% Audience Score 25,000+ Ratings In 1630 New England, panic and despair envelops a farmer, his wife and their children when youngest son Samuel suddenly vanishes. The family blames Thomasin, the oldest daughter who was watching the boy at the time of his disappearance. With suspicion and paranoia mounting, twin siblings Mercy and Jonas suspect Thomasin of witchcraft, testing the clan's faith, loyalty and love to one another. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      As thought-provoking as it is visually compelling, The Witch delivers a deeply unsettling exercise in slow-building horror that suggests great things for debuting writer-director Robert Eggers.

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      Britt Ashley Bitch Media Like any good horror film, The Witch is rife with opportunity for allegorical interpretation, and one of the most compelling narratives bubbling beneath surface is the origin story of America itself. Feb 10, 2021 Full Review Steven D. Greydanus Catholic Digest The stakes are real. The Devil is real. All roads do not lead up the mountain. Some lead to the heart of darkness, to the depths of a witch-haunted wood. Rated: A Apr 28, 2017 Full Review Nigel Andrews Financial Times The film starts with wordy wittering and ends by trying to woo our shrieks -- from Arthur Miller to Dennis Wheatley in the shortest time possible between two blunt points. Rated: 2/5 Dec 27, 2016 Full Review Eddie Harrison film-authority.com …finishes on a few memorable flourishes, even if it ends roughly where one might have hoped that it would start. Nevertheless, the slow burn is effective, and Eggers deserves credit for ploughing a fresh furrow in the annals of witchcraft film-making… Rated: 3/5 Feb 10, 2024 Full Review Jennifer Bisset CNET Robert Eggers' directorial debut is an exercise in restraint. That's his most terrifying asset and it pays off... Apr 20, 2023 Full Review Dev Shea Nightmarish Conjurings It chilled me in ways I am not even sure I was meant to be chilled. The language was very historically accurate, the environment felt isolated and hopeless and I loved how dug in the film was to documented cases of witches. Sep 15, 2022 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Cran B Amazing all round. From start to finish. Phenomenal actors. After watching this movie years ago I still can’t look at rabbits the same . I’m not even a fan of “scary” type movies but boy this movie is just great. Very little cgi. More realistic. Puts genuine fear into your soul. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 06/12/24 Full Review prawnda s this begins with a pretty cool premise, then it just devolves into pointless shouting and crying that just gets louder and louder as the film goes on. i don't know if i've ever hit fast forward so many times so rapidly. the audio mix is so bad at times that i think this film legitimately damaged my hearing. the viewer should *never* have to adjust the volume this much just to make the audio bearable. i get that they are going for eerie vibes, but they just wont stop throwing the buildup away so they can add yet another scene of someone crying or screaming. these don't add anything to the film, they are just annoying filler. Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 06/12/24 Full Review Brendan L this movie tries so damn hard to be different and misses pretty much on every level. its a movie critics dream but a movie enjoyers nightmare, especially horror movie enjoyers. i had only heard good things about this movie and was very excited to watch but my goodness was it bad Rated 1 out of 5 stars 06/04/24 Full Review Audience Member Very disturbing atmosphere, fantastic acting and direction. Deeply cruel. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 05/28/24 Full Review tyson p this movie was so bad i genuinely would've rather watched a episode of trash TV. HOW IS THIS 90%?! i swear don't trust these ratings. "slow building horror" ?????? WHEREEEEEEEE?! Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 05/25/24 Full Review Alessio V One of the best horror films in the new century. Eggers is a warranty. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/31/24 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis In 1630 New England, panic and despair envelops a farmer, his wife and their children when youngest son Samuel suddenly vanishes. The family blames Thomasin, the oldest daughter who was watching the boy at the time of his disappearance. With suspicion and paranoia mounting, twin siblings Mercy and Jonas suspect Thomasin of witchcraft, testing the clan's faith, loyalty and love to one another.
      Director
      Robert Eggers
      Producer
      Jay Van Hoy, Lars Knudsen, Jodi Redmond, Daniel Bekerman, Rodrigo Teixeira
      Screenwriter
      Robert Eggers
      Distributor
      A24
      Rating
      R (Graphic Nudity|Disturbing Violent Content)
      Genre
      Horror, History, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Feb 19, 2016, Wide
      Rerelease Date (Theaters)
      Apr 1, 2016
      Release Date (Streaming)
      May 17, 2016
      Box Office (Gross USA)
      $25.1M
      Runtime
      1h 32m
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