Centuries ago, a supernatural champion named Master Gregory (Jeff Bridges) defeated Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore), a malevolent witch. Now, she has escaped imprisonment and thirsts for vengeance. She summons her followers and prepares to unleash her wrath on humanity. Only one thing stands in her way: Master Gregory. Gregory takes Tom Ward (Ben Barnes) as his new apprentice, but he has only until the next full moon to teach Tom what usually takes years: how to prevail against dark magic.
Young Thomas is apprenticed to the local Spook to learn to fight evil spirits. His first great challenge comes when the powerful Mother Malkin escapes her confinement while the Spook is away.
Release date: February 6, 2015 (USA)
Director: Sergei Bodrov
Running time: 120 minutes
MPAA rating: PG-13
Editor: Paul Rubell
Director: Sergey Bodrov (as Sergei Bodrov)
Writers: Charles Leavitt (screenplay), Steven Knight (screenplay), 2 more credits »
Stars: Ben Barnes, Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges (See Full Cast and Crew)