The witches such as Glinda in the 1939 film “The Wizard of Oz”, Merlin in the 1981 film “Excalibur,” White Witch in “The Chronicles of Narnia”, Gandalf and Sauron in the film “The Lord of the Rings”, Harry Potter, Albus Dumbledore and Lord Voldemort in the “Harry Potter” film series are considered the most well-known witches in the wizarding world on big screen.
Known as the Good Witch of the North, Glinda (starred by Billie Burke in the movie “The Wizard of Oz”) is a beautiful and powerful witch. Glinda is considered as the cutest and kindest witch in history. In the film, Glinda says that “Only bad witches are ugly.” How can we not love the beautiful Glinda?
Glinda in the 1939 film “The Wizard of Oz”
Harry Potter is the only survivor of the Avada Kedavra curse (the curse of death). The movie revolves Harry's quest to defeat the evil dark wizard Lord Voldemort, who attempts to conquer the wizarding world.
Harry is known as a living legend in the wizard world in the Harry Potter film series
Sauron is known as the Dark Lord, the creator of the One Ring in order to rule the other Rings of Power as the ultimate weapon with the attempt to conquer and control all of Middle-earth.
Sauron in the film “The Lord of the Rings"
Jadis, the White Witch in “The Chronicles of Narnia” has a "cold" persona and knows how to appear exstatic when others perish. She is the witch who froze Narnia in the Hundred Years Winter.
White Witch in “The Chronicles of Narnia”
The greatest achievement of the witch Merlin is helping King Arthur to find out his sword Excalibur and golden chalice. Therefore, Merlin has been considered as the most famous witch in literature and cinema. Many people believe that Marlin is even more famous than Harry Potter.
Merlin in the 1981 film “Excalibur”
When speaking of wizards, we have to include Gandalf in the film “The Lord of the Rings". Gandalf comes as a member and later the leader of the Istari, the Fellowship of the Ring and the army of the West.
Gandalf in the film “The Lord of the Rings"
Albus Dumbledore is the headmaster of the wizarding school Hogwarts. He is also the founder and leader of the Order of the Phoenix, an organization founded to fight against Lord Voldemort.
Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter film series
Lord Voldemort is a bad witch who attempts to conquer the wizarding world in the Harry Potter film series
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe