• Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

Release Date: January 25th, 2013

DVD Release Date: January 22nd, 2013

R |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

Fifteen years after Hansel (Jeremy Renner) and Gretel (Gemma Arterton) defeated the wicked witch who planned to have them for her dinner, the siblings have come of age as skilled bounty hunters. Hell-bent on retribution, they have dedicated their lives to hunting down and destroying every witch still lurking in the dark forests of their homeland. As the notorious blood moon approaches, the siblings face a great evil -- one that could hold the secret to their terrifying past.

Cast: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Peter Stormare, Thomas Mann, Derek Mears, Robin Atkin Downes, Pihla Viitala

Director: Tommy Wirkola

Genres: Fantasy , Horror , Adventure , Action

Production Co: Gary Sanchez Productions

Distributors: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp., Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Intense, 2010s, Brash, Revenge, House, Pursuit

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Stephen FarberThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film is smart enough not to wear out its welcome. But that's the only sign of true intelligence in this juvenile caper. show more

  • 75
    Tom RussoBoston Globe

    Wirkola tears through Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters with such giddy abandon, it ends up being splattery fanboy fun. Preposterous, clearly, but fun. show more

  • 58
    Scott WoldPaste Magazine

    Unfortunately, Norwegian director Tommy Wirkola’s Hansel & Gretel is just another entry in Bland Fairy Tale Theater, a shapeless riff on those hapless German siblings with the worst parents ever. show more

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