The Witches (2020 movie)

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The Witches
Directed byRobert Zemeckis
Produced by
Screenplay by
Based onThe Witches
by Roald Dahl
Starring
Music byAlan Silvestri
CinematographyDon Burgess
Edited by
  • Jeremiah O'Driscoll
  • Ryan Chan
Production
companies
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
  • October 22, 2020 (2020-10-22) (United States)
  • October 29, 2020 (2020-10-29) (Mexico)
Running time
105 minutes
Countries
  • United States
  • Mexico[1]
LanguageEnglish

Roald Dahl's The Witches (also known as The Witches) is a 2020 dark fantasy comedy movie directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis, Kenya Barris, and Guillermo del Toro. It is based on the 1983 novel of the same name by Roald Dahl and is the second feature-length adaptation of the novel, following the 1990 movie of the same name. The movie stars Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer and Stanley Tucci, and is narrated by Chris Rock.

The Witches was made available on HBO Max in the United States on October 22, 2020. It received mixed reviews from critics.

Release dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 Canada 22 October 2020 (internet)
 United States 22 October 2020 (internet)
 United Kingdom 26 October 2020 (internet)
 Italy 28 October 2020 (internet)
  Switzerland 29 October 2020 (German speaking region)
 Germany 29 October 2020
 Denmark 29 October 2020
 Mexico 29 October 2020
 Portugal 29 October 2020
 Russia 29 October 2020
 Estonia 30 October 2020
 Spain 30 October 2020
 Lithuania 30 October 2020
 Hungary 5 November 2020
 Singapore 5 November 2020
 Taiwan 5 November 2020
 Uruguay 5 November 2020
 France 18 November 2020
 Netherlands 18 November 2020
 Brazil 19 November 2020
 Sweden 27 November 2020
 Iceland 4 December 2020
 Japan 4 December 2020
 Australia 10 December 2020
 Finland 11 December 2020
 Argentina 14 January 2021

References[change | change source]

  1. "'The Witches': Guillermo del Toro Producing Robert Zemeckis-Directed Remake!". Bloodydisgusting. Retrieved June 19, 2018.