Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
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In this spin on the fairy tale, Hansel & Gretel are now bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that might hold a secret to their past.
Classic Tale New Twist
Title: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
Release Date: January 25, 2013
Runtime: 88 mins
All Genres: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany, USA
Sound: Datasat, Dolby Digital, SDDS
IMDB Rating: 6.5
Brimstone Pit Rating: 7.5 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With H
MPAA Rating: R
MPAA Rating Reason:
Rated R for strong fantasy horror violence and gore, brief sexuality/nudity and language
Jeremy Renner ...Hansel
Gemma Arterton ...Gretel
Famke Janssen ...Muriel
Pihla Viitala ...Mina
Derek Mears ...Edward
Robin Atkin Downes ...Edward (voice)
Ingrid Bolsø Berdal ...Horned Witch
Joanna Kulig ...Red Haired Witch
Thomas Mann ...Ben
Peter Stormare ...Sheriff Berringer
Bjørn Sundquist ...Jackson
Rainer Bock ...Mayor Engleman
Thomas Scharff ...Father
Kathrin Kühnel ...Adrianna
Cedric Eich ...Young Hansel
Alea Sophia Boudodimos ...Young Gretel
Matthias Ziesing ...Deputy
Sebastian Hülk ...Deputy
Vegar Hoel ...Gamekeeper
Jeppe Laursen ...Tracker William
Christian Rubeck ...Tracker Jonathan
Stig Frode Henriksen ...Mute Tracker
Zoe Bell ...Tall Witch
Monique Ganderton ...Candy Witch / Mother
Fritz Roth ...Dairy Man
Lucas Mann ...Teenage Boy
Lucy Ella von Scheele ...Mary Behlmer
Isaiah Michalski ...Little Boy
Charlotte Crome ...
Friedrich Heine ...
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Kevin J. Messick
Denis L. Stewart
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More Movie Taglines:
- Classic Tale New Twist
- Revenge is sweeter than candy.
- Hansel: Some people will say that not all witches are evil, that their powers could be used for good. I say burn them all!
Gretel: [Pointing gun at camera] I hate to break this to you, but this isn't gonna be an open casket.
Hansel: [to Mina and Ben, as they approach the witch's house] Whatever you do, don't eat the fuckin' candy.
Muriel: [picks up a missing child poster] I see you got my invitation.
Gretel: Say your name before my arrows rip out your throat.
- Diane Kruger, Eva Green and Noomi Rapace were considered to play Gretel, but Gemma Arterton eventually got cast.
In an interview with Famke Janssen at Cannes 2011, she stated that she took her role as the head witch because she had to pay off her mortgage. Janssen has stated multiple times that since 2007, she was prepping her writing/directorial debut "Bringing up Bobby", where funding and distribution had gone through hard times, partly due to the 2008 economic crisis. She also had not done much acting in that period of time.
Not screened in advance for critics.
In the movie, Hansel is diabetic as a result of his experience in the gingerbread house as a child. In the original script, Gretel was also supposed to have an eating disorder as a result of her childhood trauma, but it was cut from the final version.
One of Berringer's deputies.
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