7 Films Based on Black Magic

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Black Sunday (1960)

This Mario Bava film follows a witch and her companion returning to the physical world to possess the body of the witch's identical descendant.

Rosemary's Baby (1968)

A young pregnant woman is caught up in the Satanic rituals of her neighbours, putting her life in peril.

The Witches (1990)

Adapted from Roald Dahl's novel of the same name, the Nicolas Roeg film follows the experiences of a young boy who stumbles upon a witch convention.

Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Guy Ritchie's film pits the detective from 221B Baker Street and his doctor sidekick against an aristocrat with grand designs that involve witchcraft.

Ek Thi Daayan (2013)

Kannan Iyer's debut feature follows a magician from Bombay whose past threatens to overwhelm his present when he suspects a new acquaintance of being the witch he encountered as a child.

The Witch (2015)

Robert Eggers' film is set in 17th century rural New England, and is centred around a family who find their local environs threatened by forces they are unacquainted with.

Stree (2018)

Amar Kaushik's horror comedy follows the doings of three enthusiastic young men during the Pooja days, when it is said the dreaded Stree stalks their streets.

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