Roald Dahl's The Witches

In late 1967, a young orphaned boy goes to live with his loving grandma in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis. As the boy and his grandmother encounter some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches, she wisely whisks him away to a seaside resort. Regrettably, they arrive at precisely the same time that the world's Grand High Witch has gathered.

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis Mark Hopkins Lee Grumett Lizzie Pritchard Giulia Patanè Jason Inman
Genres: Fantasy, Family, Adventure, Comedy, Horror,
Production Company: ImageMovers, Warner Bros. Pictures, Double Dare You Productions, Esperanto Filmoj, The Jim Henson Company, Necropia Entertainment,

Roald Dahl's The Witches - They're real! - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 25-10-2020
  • Runtime: 106 Minutes
  • Popularity: 541.78
  • Vote Count: 1,148
  • IMDB Rating: 6.8
  • Budget: USD 0
  • Revenue: USD 0
  • Region: Mexico ( MX ), United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: https://www.thewitchesmovie.net/






Photo Name Character
Anne Hathaway - Azwaad Movie Database Anne Hathaway Grand High Witch
Octavia Spencer - Azwaad Movie Database Octavia Spencer Grandma
Stanley Tucci - Azwaad Movie Database Stanley Tucci Mr Stringer
Jahzir Bruno - Azwaad Movie Database Jahzir Bruno Hero Boy
Chris Rock - Azwaad Movie Database Chris Rock Older Hero (voice)
Codie-Lei Eastick - Azwaad Movie Database Codie-Lei Eastick Bruno Jenkins
Kristin Chenoweth - Azwaad Movie Database Kristin Chenoweth Daisy / Mary (voice)
Brian Bovell - Azwaad Movie Database Brian Bovell Reginald
Charles Edwards - Azwaad Movie Database Charles Edwards Mr Jenkins
Morgana Robinson - Azwaad Movie Database Morgana Robinson Mrs Jenkins
Photo Name Department
Alan Silvestri-Sound Alan Silvestri Sound (Original Music Composer)
Robert Zemeckis-Writing Robert Zemeckis Writing (Screenplay)
Robert Zemeckis-Directing Robert Zemeckis Directing (Director)
Robert Zemeckis-Production Robert Zemeckis Production (Producer)
Don Burgess-Camera Don Burgess Camera (Director of Photography)
Joanna Johnston-Costume & Make-Up Joanna Johnston Costume & Make-Up (Costume Designer)
Roald Dahl-Writing Roald Dahl Writing (Novel)
Victoria Burrows-Production Victoria Burrows Production (Casting)
Jana Vance-Sound Jana Vance Sound (Foley Artist)
Alfonso Cuarón-Production Alfonso Cuarón Production (Producer)

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TinyLilRobot

A lot was changed in this remake and I thought it would irk me. After about twenty minutes I thought I had been wrong, the opening had some originality and it seemed like something fresh. then they arrived at the Hotel and Anne Hathaway came on the scene like a wrecking ball. Any potential that this movie had was suffocated by Hathaways incredibly poor performance. Watch Anjelica Huston's performance in the original and you will see the MASSIVE difference in ability. Hathaway's performance is akin to an amateur impressionist. It feel more like an insult than an homage by Hathaway, she put zero effort or spirit into this character. Her accent is atrocious and her presence is almost nonexistent. Also the CGI already looks cheap, c'mon they had better puppets in the 80's. All witches now have joker smiles and shark teeth? This could've really been a good movie and it is just marred by an extremely poor performance from the lead villain, an overuse of cheap effects, poor pacing, lack of originality in the second half and a horrendous ending. The only highlights of this movie are Octavia Spencer and Jahzir Bruno who do a fantastic job of filling and updating their roles. Unfortunately as most fans know, Jahzir spends the second half of the movie as a poorly CGI'd mouse. Leaving Octavia Spencer to carry the entirety of the movie from there on out almost seems like a cruel prank. Tucci is decent as is Codie Eastwick as Bruno but there characters are so poorly written and used they practically add nothing. The addition of a third mouse is also meaningless and changes nothing in the story. Ultimately this movie is a far worse version of the first one. They actually managed to tell less of the story, give characters less development, and have worse effects than a movie made over 30 years ago. Some of this may have been forgivable if they added any decent original concepts but again this is a poor retread with no added substance. Its disheartening to see so many big names attached to this film. Guillermo Del Toro should not put this on his IMBD page. Of course your children will like it, they like Peppa Pig.

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SWITCH.

When you hear the names Robert Zemeckis, Guillermo del Toro and Alfonso Cuaron, you expect something visually engaging. These three names paired with Dahl's work could have been something really special, but this is just another bland adaption. The more you compare it to both the source material and previous adaptions, it comes across as bland and missing the mark. The same could be said about the star-studded cast led by Hathaway and Octavia Spencer, with Stanley Tucci playing the forgettable hotel owner. This team really could have made something unique, but this is not it, witch. - Chris dos Santos Read Chris' full article... https://www.maketheswitch.com.au/article/review-the-witches-horrifying-for-all-the-wrong-reasons

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