• Season of the Witch (2011)

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Season of the Witch

Release Date: January 7th, 2011

DVD Release Date: June 28th, 2011

PG-13 |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

His faith broken by many years fighting in the Crusades, a knight named Behman (Nicolas Cage) returns to Europe and finds it ravaged by the Black Plague. A dying cardinal orders Behman and his friend, Felson (Ron Perlman), to take an accused witch to a remote abbey, where monks will destroy her powers and end the pestilence. As Behman and five comrades undertake the dangerous journey, they come to realize that the prisoner is no ordinary girl, and evil forces await at the destination.

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman, Stephen Campbell Moore, Claire Foy, Stephen Graham, Ulrich Thomsen, Robert Sheehan, Christopher Lee

Director: Dominic Sena

Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Action

Production Co: Atlas Entertainment, Relativity

Distributors: Relativity Media

Keywords: Dark, Suspenseful, Quest, Friend

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Cage supplies energy but no depth in his portrayal of a disillusioned knight. Ditto that for Perlman, who never feels comfortable in the sidekick role so he pretty much goes through the (exaggerated) motions. show more

  • 50
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    You know I am a fan of Nic Cage and Ron Perlman. Here, like cows, they devour the scenery, regurgitate it to a second stomach found only in actors and chew it as cud. It is a noble effort, but I prefer them in their straight-through Human Centipede mode. show more

  • 55
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    Season of the Witch is barely even a Nicolas Cage movie. He wanders through the picture, zombified. show more

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