Intelligent, scary and with a good black comedy. But, maybe not very appropriate for children.
A little boy and his kindly grandmother thwart the efforts of a coven of witches to rid Britain of children by turning them into mice.
Directed by: Nicolas Roeg
Release Date: February 16, 1990
DVD Release Date: June 22, 1999
Stats: 2,531 reviews
Flixster Reviews (2,531)
December 15, 2011
April 14, 2011
This movie really scared me for some reason when I was a kid, I had nightmares. The weirdest things scare you as a kid, don't they? Anyway, this movie is okay, it's based on the book of the same name.
December 25, 2010
This is a classic for me, a childhood film that use to scare the crap out of me! I manage to catch this flick during the Halloween weekend and it was a pretty good re-watch, I hadn't seen it in years so it was quite a treat.
It's quite a...
October 28, 2010
Love love LOVED this move in Elementary school. I had no idea it was Nicholas Roeg!!!!
March 15, 2010
Butchered Rhol Dhal's great book.
December 19, 2009
The Witches is a Descent Movie with those Witch Clicheť s that Witches have long nose and eat children and all that.
November 18, 2009
While Anjelica Huston is appropriately creepy, I can't help but feel something was lost in translation.
September 29, 2009
Scared the shit out of me when I was young! My first horror film after Jaws really!
August 18, 2009
Always liked this one a good bit
October 13, 2007
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