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Traditionally, witches are symbols of mystery, enchantment, evil and appropriately associated with Halloween.

So this Halloween I broke down the top 5 wicked witches that spell evil in no particular order. .

Who is your favorite wicked witch from the big screen?

  • 1

    Angelica Houston in The Witches (1990)

    This movie by far had me reeling especially when they reveal their true visage. This movie scared me for days.

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  • 2

    The Wicked Witch of The West in The Wizard of OZ (1939)

    Considering this movie was made in the golden age of movie making, it was incredibly frightening watching it as a child. The fact the she had flying monkeys didn’t help either.

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  • 3

    Maleficent in Sleeping Beauty (1959)

    This is a true Disney classic that solidified Maleficent as one of the most evil witches to come out of the Disney vault.

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  • 4

    The Invisible Witch from the Blair Witch Project (1999)

    This movie  was so creepy simply because you never actually saw the Blair witch. The viewer was left with the task to conjure her up and be left to think of the most evil witch ever.

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  • 5

    Fairuza Balk in The Craft (1996)

    Her character Nancy Downs went so deep the evil rabbit hole she became evil incarnate and Balk with her sinister laugh, husky voice and turquoise colored eyes made her the perfect wicked witch.

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