Witches with Flying Heads

Films featuring the krasue, penanggalan or leyak, transformed witches from SE Asian folklore, they can fall into the general aswang category but very specifically the head comes off and flies around.

Other films not currently listed here, include My Mother is Arb (1980) and Nieng Arp (2004), as well as Burn the Witch (aka Plerng Ches Arb) (2004).

Further reading: Leaks, Penanggalans and Krasues, Oh My!, a good overview of this sub-sub-genre, and there is an attempt to compile a full list here (which I've tried to draw on to expand this list).

Availability: Usually pretty poor in the West, Mystics in Bali has a nice release from Mondo Marcabo but some of the classics like Witch With Flying Head haven't got an English-language release, not even through less than legal sources.

See also: The Eternal Evils of Asia, a broader list on SE Asian occult horror.
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1.
Ang manananggal (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Jose Nepomuceno
“ aka Witches

Going by the name it features the related creature, the manananggal, differing from the krasue in that it comes apart at the waist. However, it is close enough to count for the purposes of this list.

The early date is also impressive. ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
2.
Manananggal vs. mangkukulam (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
 
3.
The Flying Head Princess, Part I (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(105 mins.)
Director: Zhigang Feng
“ Just going by the name. ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
4.
The Flying Head Princess, Part II (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(87 mins.)
Director: Zhigang Feng
 
5.
Fei tou mo nu (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A woman who has been cursed by a witch must rip off her head every night so it can fly around, attack people and drink their blood, which keeps her alive. (92 mins.)
Director: Jen-Chieh Chang
“ aka Witch With Flying Head

aka Witch With Flying Head ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
6.
Mystics in Bali (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Researching a book that takes her to Bali and the black magic cult of Leák, Cathy meets an evil witch which promises to train her in the dark arts... (116 mins.)
Director: H. Tjut Djalil
“ aka Mystics in Bali ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
7.
The Warrior (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Indonesia is a country in turmoil. The people are poor and oppressed by the Dutch Government. However... (92 mins.)
“ About a magical warrior who can detach his head to fight his opponent. ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
8.
Mo (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
While in Thailand to avenge his brother who was crippled in a fight with a corrupt Thai boxer, a man gets caught up in a web of fate, Buddhism and black magic. (105 mins.)
Director: Chih-Hung Kuei
“ aka Boxer's Omen

This film has every strange thing they could think of thrown in and someone being attacked by a magical flying head is far from the strangest thing in the movie. ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
9.
Operation Pink Squad II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A police sting takes place in a haunted apartment building. The sting goes bad when a female ghost crashes the party... (93 mins.)
Director: Jeff Lau
 
10.
Ban xian jiang (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
"Devil Sorcery" directed by Do Gong-Yue is an entertaining HK black magic film about a wizard who performs... (88 mins.)
Director: Gong-Yue Do
 
12.
Demonic Beauty (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
In this ghastly revenge tale from the ancient past, Arawati, a Khmer princess, is forced to marry the conquering tyrant of the new Thai regime... (105 mins.)
Director: Bin Bunluerit
 
13.
Ghost Delivery (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
(85 mins.)
Director: Moeithaisong
 
14.
Krasue Valentine (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A beautiful nurse started a new job in an old hospital. She is well-liked by her colleagues because of her graceful personality and sharp mind...
 
15.
Voodoo (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
(97 mins.)
Director: Herman Yau