Overview

England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men to gain local power by exploiting village superstitions. One of these men is Matthew Hopkins, who tours the land offering his services as a persecutor of witches.

  1. Michael Reeves

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Ronald Bassett

    Novel

  3. Tom Baker

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Vincent Price

    Vincent Price

    Matthew Hopkins

  2. Ian Ogilvy

    Ian Ogilvy

    Richard Marshall

  3. Rupert Davies

    Rupert Davies

    John Lowes

  4. Hilary Dwyer

    Hilary Dwyer

    Sarah Lowes

  5. Nicky Henson

    Nicky Henson

    Trooper Robert Swallow

Full Cast & Crew

Witchfinder General
Witchfinder General

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 1, 1968
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 26m

Budget -

Revenue -

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