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The Witches

2020 | 105 min | K-12 | adventure, comedy, fantasy, horror

A young orphaned boy moves to live with his beloved grandmother in the small town of Demopolis, Alabama. When the boy and the grandmother encounter deceptively stylish, but thoroughly devilish witches, the grandmother rushes our young hero to the safety of a wonderful seaside resort.

Unfortunately, however, they arrive at the hotel at the same moment as the Great Supreme of All, who has summoned witches from all over the world to carry out her nefarious plans. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. As actors, e.g. Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer and Stanley Tucci.

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About the movie


  • arts
  • ethics
  • finnish
  • history
  • social studies
  • social studies


  • America
  • courage
  • cultures
  • differency
  • emotional skills
  • fairytales and myths
  • family issues
  • friendship
  • humoristic
  • imagination growth
  • intertextual
  • learning materials
  • multiliteracy
  • reading skills of movie
  • rolemodels
  • team work

Educational levels

  • middle schools
  • primary schools


  • adventure
  • comedy
  • fantasy
  • horror


  • based on a book
  • Halloween

Age limits

  • K-12


  • Warner Bros.

For media educator

Who's Afraid of Witches is already another film adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic fantasy book of the same name (1983). The first film based on the award-winning children's book was made in 1990. Those who have seen the earlier film adaptation are familiar with the fantasy horror aimed at children, which is sometimes genuinely scary, but in the new version, the darkest tones are avoided.

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