Bewitching Blockbuster Hits [Infographic]

by |April 25, 2016
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Bewitching Blockbuster Hits

You don't need to be under a spell in order to enjoy a witch movie. It's just something about witches, whether it be their pointy black hats or their magical power prowess, that make them enchanting to watch on the big screen. Plus, there's witch movies for people of all ages! Kids, teens, and adults all love seeing a wickedly captivating movie involving spellbinding sorcerers, so it's no surprise that the Harry Potter and The Chronicles of Narnia franchises are the top two grossing witch movies of all time. Of course, there's also a ton of terrifying necromancer movies that easily conjure fear. Fans of the horror genre can agree that The Blair Witch Project is one of the most frightening horror movies ever made. It also spawned a found footage horror movie craze that would scare millions over the next two decades. Whether you're a fan of wacky witch movies like Hocus Pocus and Teen Witch or you enjoy being spooked by scary movies centered around eerie Wiccan ways, you'll enjoy checking out this Bewitching Blockbuster Hits infographic. We've compiled the top money-making witch movies so check the list to make sure that you've seen them all. If you haven't, you better put down your broomstick and reach for the remote because you have some serious witchcraft to watch. Prepare to be spellbound!

Bewitching Blockbuster Hits: Top Grossing Witch Movies at the Box Office

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Bewitching Blockbuster Hits: Top Grossing Witch Movies at the Box Office Transcript

Numbers reflect the available information regarding worldwide box office sales in 2016, except if noted as domestic only. Dollar amounts have not been adjusted for inflation.

 

Teen Witch (1989)

(Domestic Only)

$27,843

 

Ek Thi Daayan (2013)

(Domestic Only)

$112,135

 

The Haunting of Morella (1990)

(Domestic Only)

$1,547,867

 

The Crucible (1996)

(Domestic Only)

$7,343,114

 

The Witches (1990)

(Domestic Only)

$10,360,553

 

The Craft (1996)

(Domestic Only)

$24,819,936

 

The Witch (2016)

(As of March 20, 2016)

$27,840,234

 

The Covenant (2006)

$37,597,471

 

Hocus Pocus (1993)

(Domestic Only)

$39,514,713

 

Practical Magic (1998)

(Domestic Only)

$46,683,377

 

Beautiful Creatures (2013)

$60,052,138

 

The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

(Domestic Only)

$63,760,510

 

Season of the Witch (2011)

$91,627,228

 

Bewitched (2005)

$131,426,169

 

The Last Witch Hunter (2015)

$140,396,650

 

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

$226,346,746

 

The Blair Witch Franchise

$1,580,364,900

Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)

$47,737,094

The Blair Witch Project (1999)

$246,639,099

 

The Wizard of Oz Franchise

$546,423,280

Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2014)

$18,662,021

Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

$493,311,825

Return to Oz (1989)

$11,137,801

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

$23,311,633

 

The Chronicles of Narnia Franchise

$1,580,364,900

Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)

$415,666,217

Prince Caspian (2008)

$419,665,568

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe (2005)

$745,013,115

 

The Harry Potter Franchise

$7,726,174,542

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011)

$1,341,511,219

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (2010)

$959,301,070

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

$935,083,686

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

$942,943,935

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

$896,911,078

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

$896,911,078

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

$878,979,634

Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone (2001)

$974,755,371

 

Source: Box Office Mojo

 

Well, did you make yourself a freshly brewed potion and sit down with your black cat to watch all the movies listed in the infographic? Which ones had you cringing in fear and which ones had you cackling with delight? Let us know in the comments section below and don't forget to check out all of our wonderful witch costumes that we sell too so you can look like your favorite witch while you're watching the movies!

Design Credit: Abby Bartels 

Cady D'Ambrosio
Cady D'Ambrosio

Cady D’Ambrosio is a Copywriter at HalloweenCostumes.com, where she writes about a variety of millennial topics and pop culture trends.

Cady has dedicated her entire life to Halloween, dubbing herself the (unofficial) Queen of Halloween. Also, she’s mastered the art of Legilimency and interactive quiz-making, now she’s hunting for the creepiest doll to serve as a conduit for her soul. Tag her on Instagram in creepy doll pics @cady_b._shady.

Abby Bartels
Abby Bartels

Abby Bartels is a senior member of the graphic design team at HalloweenCostumes.com. She considers herself a crafty son-of-a-gun, Broadway fan wannabe, and likes sports. She is also fluent in sarcasm, just ask her.


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