The Best Magic Movies and TV Shows on Shudder
Finding a good Magic movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Magic movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Shudder.
1. The Love Witch
What it's about: Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However her spells work too well, and she ends up with a string of hapless victims. When she finally meets the man of her dreams, her desperation to be loved will drive her to the brink of insanity and murder.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).
What it's about: A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax & Shudder), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $14.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).
3. Dead Birds
What it's about: A group of Confederate soldiers hole up on an abandoned plantation after robbing a bank, and find themselves at the mercy of supernatural forces.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).
4. All Cheerleaders Die
What it's about: When tragedy rocks Blackfoot High, rebellious outsider Maddy Killian shocks the student body by joining the cheerleading squad. This decision drives a rift between Maddy and her ex-girlfriend Leena Miller — a loner who claims to practice the dark arts. After a confrontation with the football team, Maddy and her new cheerleader friends are sent on a supernatural roller coaster ride which leaves a path of destruction none of them may be able to escape. Remake of their own 2001 feature film.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).
5. Todd and the Book of Pure Evil
What it's about: Todd and the Book of Pure Evil is a Canadian comedy/horror television series that follows a group of high school students who confront the effects of a demonic book. The series premiered on Space Channel on September 29, 2010 with two back-to-back episodes. The show was created for television by Craig David Wallace, Charles Picco, and Anthony Leo.Todd and the Book of Pure Evil is based on the short film of the same title written by Craig David Wallace and Max Reid, and directed by Wallace. The short film was produced through the Canadian Film Centre’s Short Dramatic Film Programme, and kicked off an international festival tour by premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2003. The series was developed for television through the National Screen Institute's Totally TV Program. A pilot for Todd and the Book of Pure Evil was shot for Space in 2009 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Like the low-budget short film, the series uses supernatural elements, profanity, graphic violence and non-sequitur lines. Sci-fi veteran David Winning directed four episodes.Each episode was produced with two variations of the audio track: a pre-watershed version with "clean" replacement dialogue dubbed in by the actors, and the original uncensored version with profanity.
Where to Watch: 26 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder). 26 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).
6. The Vault of Horror
What it's about: The sequel to Tales from the Crypt. Five strangers trapped in a basement vault converse about their recurring nightmares. Their stories include vampires, bodily dismemberment, east Indian mysticism, an insurance scam, and an artist who kills by painting his victims' deaths.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder).