Wickedest Witches In Film
Sometimes they cackle, sometimes they cast evil spells and often they do both.
There are a lot of witches to battle in “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters,” but Muriel, played by Famke Janssen, is the queen witch who Hansel (Jeremy Renner) and Gretel (Gemma Arterton) must ultimately contend. Head of a witches coven, Muriel’s wickedness runs as deep as some of the nastiest witches in cinema history.
Angelique Bouchard, played by Eva Green, in "Dark Shadows" (2013)
Ridley Duchannes, played by Emmy Rossum, in "Beautiful Creatures" (2013) It is worth noting her level of wickedness will truly be confirmed when the film comes out on February 14.
Bellatrix Lestrange, played by Helena Bonham Carter, in four Harry Potter films
The White Witch, played by Tilda Swinton, in "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" (2005)
Morgana, played by Helen Mirren, in "Excalibur" (1981)
Lady Van Tassel/Crone, played by Miranda Richardson, in "Sleepy Hollow" (1999)
The Queen/Witch, voiced by Lucille La Verne, in "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" (1937)
Ursula, voiced by Pat Carroll, in "The Little Mermaid" (1989)
Miss Eva Ernst/Grand High Witch, played by Anjelica Huston, in "The Witches" (1990)
The Wicked Witch of the West, played by Margaret Hamilton, in "The Wizard of Oz" (1939)
Multiple "Witchwomen" in "The Beastmaster" (1982)
Lisle Von Rhuman, played by Isabella Rossellini, in “Death Becomes Her” (1992)
A witchcraft cult in "Curse of the Crimson Altar" (1968)
The Stygian Witches in “Clash of the Titans” (2010)
Mrs. Ganush, played by Lorna Raver, in “Drag Me To Hell” (2009)
Nancy Downs, played by Fairuza Balk, in "The Craft" (1996)
Lamia, played by Michelle Pfeiffer, in "Stardust" (2007)
The Mirror Queen, played by Monica Bellucci, in "The Brothers Grimm" (2005)
Felice, played by Joanna Pacula, in "The Kiss" (1988)
Evanora the Wicked Witch of the East (Rachel Weisz) and Theodora the Wicked Witch of the West (Mila Kunis) in "Oz the Great and Powerful" (2013) It is worth noting their respective levels of wickedness will truly be confirmed when the film comes out on March 8.
Mombi, played by Jean Marsh, in "Return to Oz" (1985)
Tansy Taylor, played by Janet Blair, in "Burn, Witch, Burn" (1962)
The fabled Blair Witch (not pictured) in "The Blair Witch Project" (1999)
Witches coven in "Suspiria" (1977)
Queen Bavmorda, played by Jean Marsh, in "Willow" (1988)
Minnie Castevet, played by Ruth Gordon, in "Rosemary's Baby" (1968)