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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters -- In this dark spin on the fairy tale, siblings Hansel and Gretel are a formidable team of bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world.
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Tommy Wirkola (written by)
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25 January 2013 (USA) See more »
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Classic Tale New Twist See more »
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Hansel & Gretel are 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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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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 (as Alea-Sophia Boudodimos)
Matthias Ziesing ... Deputy

Sebastian Hülk ... Deputy (as Sebastian Huelk)

Vegar Hoel ... Gamekeeper (as Geir Vegar Hoel)
Jeppe Beck Laursen ... Tracker William

Christian Rubeck ... Tracker Jonathan

Stig Frode Henriksen ... Mute Tracker

Zoë 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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Stephanie Corneliussen ... Desert Witch (uncredited)
Charlotte Crome ... Witch (uncredited)
Lena Gutschank ... Etruscan Witch (uncredited)
Friedrich Heine ... Villager (uncredited)

Alessija Lause ... Palsied Witch (uncredited)
Wolfgang Lindner ... Deputy #3 (uncredited)
Patricia Materne ... Witch (uncredited)
Vera Nova ... Swamp Witch (uncredited)
Jason Oettle ... Fat and Ugly Witch (uncredited)
Noah Wiechers ... Villager (uncredited)

Vanessa Wieduwilt ... Tumor Witch (uncredited)

Tommy Wirkola ... Deputy #4 (uncredited)
Alissa Worley ... Village Child (uncredited)
Seth Worley ... Village Child (uncredited)

Directed by
Tommy Wirkola 
 
Writing credits
Tommy Wirkola (written by)

Produced by
Will Ferrell .... producer
Christoph Fisser .... co-producer
Beau Flynn .... producer
Chris Henchy .... executive producer
Tracy McCreary .... associate producer
Adam McKay .... producer
Kevin J. Messick .... producer (as Kevin Messick)
Henning Molfenter .... co-producer
Denis L. Stewart .... executive producer
Jasmin Torbati .... line producer: Germany
Tripp Vinson .... executive producer
Robyn Wholey .... co-producer
Charlie Woebcken .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Atli Örvarsson 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Bonvillain (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Jim Page 
 
Casting by
Deborah Aquila 
Jennifer L. Smith 
Tricia Wood 
 
Production Design by
Stephen Scott 
 
Art Direction by
Stephan O. Gessler  (as Stephan Gessler)
Anja Müller  (as Anja Mueller)
Andreas Olshausen (supervising art director)
 
Set Decoration by
Bernhard Henrich 
 
Costume Design by
Marlene Stewart 
 
Makeup Department
Tamar Aviv .... special makeup effects artist: Twilight Creations
Marcela Barreto .... makeup artist
Dave Bonneywell .... prosthetic make up artist
Peter Bour .... makeup artist
Lisa Buscher .... special makeup effects artist
Jérémy B. Caravita .... special makeup effects artist
Ricardo Contreras .... prosthetics sculptor
Mary Elizalde .... CFO: Spectral Motion Inc.
Mike Elizalde .... makeup effects designer
Andrew Freeman .... painter: Spectral Motion Inc
Andrea Gotowtschikow .... hair stylist (as Andrea Gotowschikow)
Lee Gren .... graphic designer specialty tattoos: Tinsley Studio
Pamela Grujic .... makeup artist
Aline Hafezi .... special makeup effects artist
Nadia Homri .... assistant prosthetic make up artist
Kati Hood .... assistant special effects makeup artist
Graham Johnston .... hair designer
Graham Johnston .... makeup designer
Neal Kennemore .... sculptor
Georg Korpas .... teeth maker
Birger Laube .... special makeup effects artist: Spectral Motion Inc
Göran Lundström .... special makeup effects artist (as Goeran Lundstroem)
David Malinowski .... prosthetic makeup artist
Kristyan Mallett .... prosthetic supplier
Clayton Martinez .... special makeup effects artist
Cass McClure .... prosthetics technician: Spectral Motion
Stephen Murphy .... prosthetic makeup artist
Nadja März .... assistant special makeup effects artist
Barney Nikolic .... special makeup effects artist
Anthony Parker .... prostethics makeup artist
Cristina Patterson .... contact lens designer/painter (as Cristina Patterson Ceret)
Andrea Pirchner .... hair stylist: second unit
Andrea Pirchner .... makeup artist: second unit
Lufeng Qu .... prostethics makeup artist
Mareike Saß .... hair stylist: second unit (as Mareike Sass)
Mareike Saß .... makeup artist: second unit (as Mareike Sass)
Bernadette Schett .... prosthetic make up artist
Valeska Schitthelm .... hair stylist
Katrin Schneider .... additional make up artist
Emilia Seifert .... prosthetic make up artist
Jörn Seifert .... special makeup effects artist: Twilight Creations
Loulia Sheppard .... hair department head
Cale Thomas .... painter: Spectral Motion Inc
Aleix Torrecillas .... mold maker: Twilight Creations
Anna Von Gwinner .... special makeup effects artist: Twilight Creations
Christina Wagner .... additional make up artist
 
Production Management
Abby Callahan .... post-production supervisor
Gilles Castera .... production manager: Bordeaux
Miki Emmrich .... production manager: second unit
Basil Grillo .... production manager
Jason Pomerantz .... production manager (IMAX Version)
Richard Stirling .... post production executive
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
François Azria .... second assistant director
Thomas Boucher .... dga trainee
Chris Castaldi .... first assistant director
Volkmar Croyé .... trainee assistant director
Jon Farhat .... second unit director: aerial unit
Carlos Fidel .... second second assistant director
Matthew Heffernan .... second assistant director (as Matthew W. Heffernan)
Tommy Kreiselmaier .... trainee assistant director
David Leitch .... second unit director
Laura Mihartescu .... first assistant director: second unit
Frederik Poppenk .... trainee assistant director: daily
Alexandra Puia .... additional second assistant director: second unit
Stephanie Pulcrano .... assistant director (as Stéphanie Barascut)
Ronny Schröder .... assistant director
Manoj Thomas .... daily assistant director
Manoj Thomas .... trainee assistant director
Patrick Winkler .... trainee assistant director
 
Art Department
Jonas Andreassen .... concept illustrator
Simon-Julien Boucherie .... property master
Temple Clark .... storyboard artist
Dannah Collins .... props
James Cowley .... stand-by carpenter: second unit
Lars Dicht .... standby greens
Jan Dunkel .... set dresser
Christian Ehlert .... lead set dresser
Enzo Enzel .... standby painter
Sean Falkner .... assistant art director
Katja Fischer .... art department model maker
Alex Friedrich .... senior propmaker
Katharina Hafermaas .... propmaker: paintress
Sebastian Hanusch .... stand-by props assistant
Wolfgang Hein .... set dresser
Ingeborg Heinemann .... art department coordinator
Dimitar Hristovich .... sculptor: surface finishing
Jan Jericho .... conceptual/graphic artist
Christian Klempert .... lead greensman
Stefan Kolbe .... propmaker
Jennie Konrad .... set decoration coordinator
Oliver Kuhlmann .... stand-by props chargehand
Patrick Lojek .... supervisor carpenter
Joshua Min .... concept artist
Peter Muehlenkamp .... prop maker
Michaela Möller .... sculptor
Benjamin Palmer .... supervising prop maker
Marco Pressler .... construction manager
Stephanie Rass .... set designer
Carly Reddin .... set designer
Melanie Reichert .... construction buyer
Lothar Riedrich .... greensman
Judith Rosskoth .... assistant set decorator
Cindy Schnitter .... set decoration modelmaker
Esther Schreiner .... junior draftsperson
Tobias Schroeter .... lead propmaker set dec
Elliot Scott .... junior draughtsman: dailies
Stefan Sellin .... props
Aaron Sims .... concept artist
Stefan Speth .... assistant art director
Folko Streese .... conceptual illustrator
Sascha Strutz .... prop buyer
David Thummerer .... stand-by props: second unit
Seth Turner .... standby art director
Kurt Van Der Basch .... storyboard artist
Jacob von Dohnanyi .... senior propmaker
Ilona Vovchyk .... sculptor
Joey Weber .... set decoration buyer
Simon Weisse .... senior propmaker
Robert Wiesner .... prop builder
Carsten Woithe .... stand-by art director: second unit
Ulrich Zeidler .... concept artist
Francesco Corvino .... concept art: environments (uncredited)
Adina Wolff .... prop maker (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
James Ashwill .... foley mixer
Christopher Assells .... sound designer
Karen Baker Landers .... supervising sound editor
Wade Barnett .... adr recordist
Bob Beher .... foley editor
Harry Cohen .... sound effects editor
Blake Collins .... foley mixer
John T. Cucci .... foley artist
Evan Daum .... adr mixer
Mark DeSimone .... adr mixer: New York
Judah Getz .... adr mixer
David Michael Green .... post production infrastructure
John Guentner .... foley mixer
Chris Hogan .... dialogue editor
Chris Jargo .... dialogue/adr supervisor
Travis MacKay .... adr mixer
Helen McGovern .... sound assistant
Scott Millan .... sound re-recording mixer
Glenn T. Morgan .... supervising foley editor
Philip D. Morrill .... assistant sound editor
Piero Mura .... sound effects editor
Tony Negrete .... assistant sound editor
Beauxregard Neylon .... adr mixer
Dan O'Connell .... foley artist
Michael Payne .... sound effects editor
Michelle Pazer .... adr editor
Matthias Richter .... sound mixer: second unit
Greg P. Russell .... sound re-recording mixer
Mac Ruth .... production sound mixer
Ric Schnupp .... adr recordist
Peter Staubli .... sound designer
John C. Stuver .... dialogue editor
Drew Webster .... re-recording mix technician
Rabb Whitehead .... adr recordist
 
Special Effects by
Brent Baker .... life casting and mold shop supervisor: Spectral Motion
David Beneke .... special effects crew: Spectral Motion
Roland Blancaflor .... creature crew: Spectral Motion Inc.
Herbert Blank .... special effects
Nils Bleeck .... special effects technician
Darin Bouyssou .... special effects makeup: Spectral Motion Inc.
Jaroslav Bucek .... special effects foreman: breakaways
Diana Choi .... special effects makeup (as Diana Yun Soo Yoo)
Levon Shant Demirjian .... special effects
Norman Ernst .... special effects senior technician
Claire Flewin .... specialty costume fabrication lead: Spectral Motion Inc
Thomas Friedrich .... special effects crew
Rolf Hanke .... special effects project manager
Till Hertrich .... special effects senior technician
Wolfgang Higler .... special effects
Kevin Kirkpatrick .... sculptor: Spectral Motion Inc.
Uwe Lehmann .... special effects
Michael Luppino .... special effects foreman
Endres Löber .... special effects
Kevin McTurk .... special effects makeup: Spectral Motion
Klaus Mielich .... special effects crew & technical coordinator
Jose Mora-Perez .... special effects makeup
Peter Muehlenkamp .... prop maker
Pablo Perona Navarro .... special effects makeup: TC Creations
Gerd Nefzer .... special effects supervisor (as Gerd Feuchter)
Uli Nefzer .... special effects supervisor: second unit
David Nellen .... special effects senior technician
David Nellen .... special effects technician
Larry Odien .... mechanical designer: Spectral Motion
Monty Ploch .... special effects technician
Marcus Preussing .... special effects senior technician
Brian Rae .... moldmaker: Spectral Motion
Bernd Rautenberg .... special effects set supervisor
Sally Ray .... project supervisor: Spectral Motion
Michael Rudnik .... special effects senior technician
Otto Schlosser .... special effects technican: second unit
Jens Schmiedel .... special effects senior technician
Amber Skowronski .... special effects makeup: Spectral Motion Inc.
Frantisek Sloup .... special effects senior technician
Jürgen Thiel .... special effects senior technician
Thomas Thiele .... special effects technician
Zoltan Toth .... special effects senior technician
Ryan Trenhaile .... special effects
Sebastian Venhues .... special effects technician
Patricia Villalobos .... special effects crew
Brian Walsh .... pre-build coordinator: Spectral Motion Inc
Neil Winn .... painter: Spectral Motion, Inc
 
Visual Effects by
Hunny Agarwal .... stereo roto artist
Steve Alegria .... digital compositor
Steve Alegria .... rotoscope artist
Stuart Allan .... previs artist: Proof, Inc.
Yoav Allon .... roto artist
Ryan Andersen .... visual effects editorial coordinator: Shade vfx
Dwight Angelito .... senior stereoscopic artist: StereoD
Jonathan Angelo .... lead pipeline developer: Stereo D
Erick Aragon .... rotsope artist: StereoD
Taylor Armstrong .... stereo paint artist: Stereo D
Creighton Ashton .... stereo compositor
Myles Asseter .... senior modeller
Adam Avery .... visual effects editor
Paul A. Baccam .... stereoscopic artist
Christian Bahr .... visual effects artist
Kristopher Baldwin .... lead stereoscopic compositor
K.C. Barnes .... stereoscopic lead: Stereo D
Mark Battle .... stereo compositor
Jamie Baxter .... visual effects artist
Luca Bellano .... digital compositor
John Bellas .... main title designer & animator
Jeannie Ben-Hain .... stereoscopic compositor
Brian N. Bentley .... stereoscopic compositor
Brian N. Bentley .... stereoscopic depth artist
Brian N. Bentley .... stereoscopic paint artist
Maxime Besner .... stereoscopic artist
Aaron D. Beyer .... stereoscopic artist
Sourajit Bhattacharya .... stereoscopic compositor
Edward Blackford .... stereoscopic artist
Taylor M. Blete .... rotoscope lead: The Base Studio
Jonathan Block .... main title designer & animator
Mike Bodkin .... stereo executive producer: Stereo D
Bruce Borowy .... rotoscope artist
Jason Bowers .... stereoscopic compositor
Michael Brako .... stereoscopic artist
Milady Bridges .... visual effects artist
Kyle Patrick Brown .... compositing and paint supervisor
Bruce Buckley .... digital artist
Bruce Buckley .... lead character artist
Bryan Burger .... ingest manager: Stereo D
Nathaniel Caauwe .... rotoscope artist: The Base Studio
Christina M. Cabral .... roto artist
Timothy Michael Cairns .... senior compositor: Hammer Head
Francis L. Camacho .... senior matchmove artist
Alexander Cameron .... matchmove artist: Framestore
Huseyin Caner .... Cyber scanning supervisor
Jason Casas .... stereoscopic artist
Snata Chakraborty .... stereo roto artist
Jon Chesson .... compositor: Pixomondo
Minyoung Choi .... compositor
Mike Cisneros .... visual effects artist
Joseph Civitate .... previs artist
Graham D. Clark .... head of stereography: Stereo D (as Graham Clark)
Jimi Clark .... stereoscopic lead artist
Ryan Cleveland .... track/matchmove artist
Michael Colburn .... stereoscopic compositor
Michael Colburn .... stereoscopic paint artist
Jeff Cole .... visual effects artist
Mary-Margaret Conley .... data i/o administrator
Caitlin Content .... compositor: Hammerhead Productions
Chris Cooper .... matchmove artist: Framestore
Sam Cornwell .... visual effects pa
Maurice Cox .... stereo compositor
William J. Cox .... stereo depth artist: Stereo D
Robert Cribbett .... compositor: Hammerhead Productions
Robert Cristino .... visual effects artist (stereoscopic conversion)
Ryan Cunningham .... visual effects coordinator: Stereo D
Jason Cutler .... lead steroscopic compositor
Brad Darrow .... stereoscopic depth artist
James Davis Jr. .... roto artist
Amy Davis .... digital compositor: Framestore
Mark A. Davis .... stereoscopic compositor
Rachel Decker .... data administrator
Val Dela Rosa .... systems architect: stereoscopic conversion
Kevin Delee .... rotoscope artist: The Base Studio
Ruy Delgado .... matchmove artist: Luma Pictures
Andrew Dennis .... senior pipeline developer: Deluxe
Dominique Derrenger .... visual effects producer
Ben Dishart .... character texture lead: Hammerhead
Gus Djuro .... senior stereoscopic artist
Rene Dominguez .... stereo paint artist
Brady Doyle .... digital compositor: Hammerhead Prods.
Jon Doyle .... digital compositor: Hammerhead
Corey Drake .... r&d programmer: Stereo D
Derick Dressel .... visual effects
Aubrey Dukes .... stereoscopic lead: Stereo D
Dave Early .... digital matte painter
Jeckson Edmilao .... desktop administrator: StereoD
Michelle Eisenreich .... associate visual effects producer: Hammerhead
John Erik Englund .... software engineer: Stereo D
Francisco Estrada .... stereo artist
Bryan T. Evans .... matchmover
Paul Faeldo .... stereo compositor: Stereo D
Patrick Falenofoa .... visual effects artist
Brian Fanska .... stereoscopic compositor
Jon Farhat .... visual effects supervisor
Jackie Fenton .... stereo compositor: Stereo D
Robin Pierce Ferber .... stereoscopic conversion artist
Adrian Ferrari .... rotoscope artist
Judith Ferrer .... stereoscopic compositor
Jerod Finn .... stereoscopic roto lead: Stereo D
Johnny Fisk .... stereo production supervisor
Les Foor .... senior stereoscopic artist
Emily Francione .... stereoscopic roto lead
Shaun Frank .... i.t. manager
Jordan Freda .... visual effects producer: The Base Studio
Kai Gadd .... stereoscopic roto artist: Framestore
Adam Garnier .... stereoscopic compositor
Edgar Garrido .... roto artist
Bryan Gauna .... head of technology: stereoscopic conversion
Joan Gauna .... pipeline developer
Geoff Geis .... depth artist
Lala Ghukasyan .... compositor
Lala Ghukasyan .... finaling artist
Jackson Gichuki .... stereoscopic rotoscope artist
Matthew E. Gill .... stereoscopic rotoscope artist: Stereo D
Bryan Godwin .... visual effects supervisor: Shade VFX
Sean Goldman .... depth artist
Brandon Gonzales .... concept artist: Hammerhead
Brandon Gonzales .... digital matte painter: Hammerhead
Gilbert Gonzales .... digital compositor
Chelsea Goodchild .... paint artist: Luma Pictures
Lenny Gordon .... tracker: Luma Pictures
Shaun Paul Gordon .... stereoscopic production manager
Cody Graham .... stereoscopic artist
Theodor Groeneboom .... digital compositor
David E. Groom .... chief operating officer: stereoscopic conversion
David Gullman .... visual effects production assistant
Divya Gupta .... roto artist: Pixomondo
Varun Hadkar .... digital compositor: Framestore
Steffen Hagen .... visual effects production assistant
Katie Hamberger .... visual effects artist
William F. Hamilton .... systems administrator
H Haden Hammond .... sequence supervisor: Luma Pictures
Dongmin Han .... modeler
Josh Handley .... stereoscopic compositor
Derek Hanson .... stereo compositor: Stereo D
Monica Harrion .... rotoscope artist: Stereo D
Brian Hawkins .... stereo compositor: StereoD
Alex Heffner .... stereoscopic depth artist
Veronica Hernandez .... rotoscope artist: Stereo D
Jordan Heskett .... visual effects
Nicholas Hiegel .... digital compositor
Bryan M. Higgins .... roto supervisor
Claire Louise Hill .... matchmove artist: framestore
Ryan Hirsh .... stereoscopic depth artist
Sean Castle Hitchcock .... roto artist
Adam Hlavac .... visual effects
Kay Hoddy .... senior paint and roto artist
Victoria Hodson .... matchmove artist
Joshua D. Holden .... stereoscopic depth artist
Neha Hooda .... visual effects producer
Paul Hopkins .... matchmove/layout
Jason Horley .... digital matte painter: Framestore
Erica Hornung .... stereoscopic roto artist
Renee Howerton .... stereoscopic artist
Lucas Hull .... digital compositor: Stereo D
Ian Hunter .... visual effects supervisor
Katherine Hupp .... stereoscopic roto artist
Julian Hutchens .... lighting technical director: Framestore
Luan Huynh .... systems administrator
Paul Ingegneri .... visual effects assistant: StereoD
Anine Jan .... stereo compositor: Stereo D
Jeffrey Jasper .... technical lead: New Deal Studios
Jason A. Jenkins .... stereoscopic artist
Marek Jezo .... matchmove artist: The Base Studio
Tim Johnson .... visual effects coordinator
Justin Jones .... visual effects co-supervisor
Leopoldo Juarez .... cg artist
Corey Just .... rotoscope artist
Corey Just .... stereoscopic depth artist
Vijay Kadapatti .... stereo production coordinator
Prateek Kaushal .... stereoscopic lead: Stereo D
Ryan Keely .... digital compositor
Ian Kelly .... stereoscopic roto artist
Kolby Kember .... depth artist
Kelly Rae Kenan Green .... visual effects coordinator (as Kelly Rae Kenan)
Daniel Kepler .... visual effects coordinator: Luma Pictures
Harimander Singh Khalsa .... compositing supervisor: Shade VFX
Sejung Kim .... compositor
Yoonkwan Kim .... pipeline developer
Martin Kleppel .... visual effects coordinator
Dominik Klotz .... rotoscope artist: The Base Studio
Mike Knox .... data administrator
Mike Knox .... systems engineer: stereoscopic conversion
Gerry Kodo .... stereo compositor: Stereo D
Nitesh Kumar .... Senior stereo roto artist: Stereo D
Nitesh Kumar .... compositor
Beejal Lakhavani .... visual effects editorial production assistant: shade vfx
Gabe LaPoint .... stereoscopic artist
Tim Latham .... stereoscopic artist: Stereo D
Gary Laurie .... layout/matchmove technical director: Hammerhead
Trevor J. Lawrence .... visual effects
Seung Yong Lee .... compositor
Erik Lehmann .... cg artist: Pixomondo
C.J. LePage .... stereo compositor
Sylvia T. Leung .... stereoscopic depth artist: StereoD
Didier Levy .... lighter/fx
Didier Levy .... visual effects artist
Michael Ligammare .... track/matchmove artist
Bongkyu Lim .... paint/rotoscope artist
Katie Linahon .... production coordinator: New Deal Studios
Isaac Lipstadt .... assistant visual effects coordinator: Hammerhead
Lisardo Liriano .... visual effects artist (stereoscopic conversion)
Laura Livingstone .... digital producer: Shade VFX
Daniel Loiewski .... visual effects intern
Shawn Lopez .... rotoscope artist
Sierra Lowe .... rotoscope artist: The Base Studio
Son Lu .... stereoscopic lead
Ben Mackey .... systems administrator: Pixomondo
Arman Mafi .... stereoscopic depth artist
Gokul Mahajan .... paint artist
David Maldonado .... senior stereoscopic artist: Stereo D
Sebastian Maldonado .... digital compositor
Sebastian Maldonado .... stereoscopic paint artist
Eric Mancha .... effects animation
Shira Mandel .... digital compositor
Travis Mangaoang .... visual effects artist
Roy Vincent Mann .... stereoscopic compositor
Isaiah Guyman Martin IV .... data wrangler
Tony Martin .... stereoscopic depth artist
Raymond Martinez III .... rotoscope artist
Marcel Caue Martins .... paint/rotoscope artist: Luma Pictures
Olivier Martiny .... lighting artist
Dena Massenburg .... rotoscope artist
William Maurer .... stereoscopic production coordinator
Kindra McCall .... depth artist
Brandon Jay McCartney .... depth artist
Russell McCoy .... compositor: department lead
Rob McCurdy .... stereoscopic painter: Paint artist
Andrew McGregor .... roto artist: Framestore
Erika A. McKee .... visual effects producer
David McMahon .... compositor: Stereo D
Daniel Mellitz .... compositor
Mark Menaker .... desktop administrator
Robert Merrow III .... rotoscope artist: StereoD
David Miller III .... senior stereoscopic artist
Lizz Miller .... visual effects artist
Michael Miller .... digital compositor
Erick Montano .... stereoscopic artist
Chris Montesano .... visual effects artist
Declan Moran .... stereo compositor: StereoD
Immanuel Morris .... stereoscopic roto artist
Jack Mullins .... visual effects
Scott Musselman .... stereoscopic depth artist
Patrick Muylkens .... digital matte painter: Framestore
Knuth Möde .... visual effects artist
Emmi Nakagawa .... stereoscopic depth artist
Shin Nam .... visual effects line producer
Farzad 'Fuzz' Namdjoo .... stereoscopic lead
Mohan Narayanaswamy .... quality manager
Matt Neapolitan .... previs supervisor: Proof, Inc.
Pete C. Newbauer .... digital effects artist
Candida Nunez .... stereoscopic tracking supervisor
Chris O'Connell .... stereoscopic depth artist
Chris O'Mahony .... visual effects artist
Patrick O'Riley .... rotoscope artist: Stereo D
Grant Okita .... main title art director
Raphael Oseguera .... rotoscope artist
Jared Otake .... digital compositor
Alejandro Palma .... concept artist: Spectral Motion
Eugene Paluso .... matchmove/layout: Hammerhead
Guo Kun Pan .... render wrangler/render support
Jaebum Park .... modeler
Tracy Park .... visual effects
Aaron Parry .... visual effects executive producer: Stereo D
Ritchie Pasiliao .... rotoscope artist
Radhika Patel .... lead stereo matchmove artist: Framestore
Yogesh Pathak .... senior stereo roto annotation artist
Demetrios Patsiaris .... stereoscopic roto artist
Niki Patterson .... data administrator: StereoD
Lyndsey Pendley .... stereoscopic paint artist
Lyndsey Pendley .... stereoscopic rotoscope artist
Michael Perdew .... digital production manager: Luma Pictures
Daniel Perez .... stereoscopic roto artist
Binoy Peters .... senior production coordinator
Josh Peterson .... stereoscopic roto artist
David Jeffrey Phillips .... digital compositor
Phets Phonasa .... roto artist
Ezra Pike .... stereo roto
James Pina .... roto/paint supervisor: The Base Studio
Malachi Pound .... production supervisor
Derek N. Prusak .... stereoscopic editorial supervisor
Juan Carlos Quintana .... senior stereoscopic compositor
Justin Ray .... stereoscopic compositor
William Reges .... rotoscope artist: Stereo D
Patrick Reilly .... visual effects artist
Pedro Luis Reyes .... depth artist
John Riddle .... technical director: Shade VFX
Agustin Rios .... depth artist
Philip J. Robinson .... lead matchmove artist
Arturo Rodriguez .... stereoscopic depth artist
Katherine Rodtsbrooks .... stereoscopic compositor
Rob S. Rogers .... stereoscopic depth artist (as Rob Rogers)
Lisa Dawn Rogolsky .... rotoscope artist
Karl Rogovin .... dynamics effects animator: Hammerhead
Antonio J. Rosario .... rotoscope artist
Zachary J. Rose .... desktop administrator: stereoscopic conversion
Zachary J. Rose .... visual effects coordinator
Brogan Ross .... technical director: pipeline
Brian Salcedo .... rotoscope artist: The Base Studio
German Sandoval .... stereoscopic artist
Eric Sanford .... lead matchmove artist
David Sanger .... visual effects producer
Oliver R. Santana .... roto artist
Davis Scott Porter Saunders .... stereoscopic supervisor
Evan Saunders .... stereoscopic artist: Stereo D
Andrew Schnieder .... rotoscope artist: The Base Studio
John Schratz .... cg artist
Daniel Schrepf .... stereoscopic roto lead
Brian Schultz .... digital artist
Brian Schumacher .... stereoscopic consultant
Alexander Schönauer .... visual effects production assistant
Sebastian Schütt .... digital compositor
Jonathan Scion .... rotoscope artist: The Base Studio
Raymond R. Scott Jr. .... stereoscopic roto artist
Michael Scott .... stereo compositor
Wondae Seo .... compositor
Den Serras .... senior technical artist: Deluxe
Sujitkumar Shirkar .... i.t. manager: stereoscopic conversion
Adnan Siddique .... lead rotoscope artist
Scott Aaron Silver .... visual effects coordinator
Marcus Silvera .... rotoscope artist
Stacey Simmons .... technology coordinator
Stacey Simmons .... technology manager: stereoscopic conversion
David Simpson .... digital compositor: framestore
Keith D. Simpson .... roto lead: The Base Studio
Pankaj Kumar Singh .... technical operations lead: stereoscopic conversion
Dan Smiczek .... CG supervisor: Hammerhead
Dane Allan Smith .... stereoscopic producer: Stereo D
Ryan Soule .... rotoscope artist: The Base Studio
Joseph A. Spano III .... digital compositor
Andrea R. Stephens .... production coordinator: Deluxe
Nickolas Stevens .... stereographer: Stereo D
Nicole Stevenson .... render wrangler: StereoD
G. Allen Stewart .... international depth lead
Joshua Stirling .... roto artist
Nicholas Stocker .... rotoscope artist
Shane Strickman .... digital effects producer: shade vfx
Allison Sturdy .... stereoscopic depth artist
Matthew Suggett .... rotoscope artist: The Base Studio
Kamalakar Suryavanshi .... stereo compositor
John Szebegyinszki .... visual effects coordinator: Framestore
Brandon Taylor .... stereoscopic compositor
Brandon Taylor .... stereoscopic paint artist
Hollie Taylor .... matchmove artist
John Michael Temple Jr. .... depth artist: Stereo D
Beau Teora .... visual effects artist
Christopher Terry .... finaling lead: Stereo D (as Chris Terry)
Jason Thomas .... stereo compositor
Brian Thomason .... stereoscopic compositor
Bryan Thombs .... title designer
Bryan Thombs .... visual effects supervisor
Adam Thornberry .... rotoscope artist
Eric Timm .... stereo compositor
Robert Tobin .... stereo conversion artist
Viviana Torrellas .... matchmove artist: Luma Pictures
Viviana Torrellas .... roto/paint artist: Luma Pictures
Enrique Torres .... stereoscopic artist
Derek Tracy .... stereoscopic compositor
Duc Minh Tran .... cg artist
Khuong Tran .... stereo compositor: Stereo D
Tomas Tran .... desktop administrator: stereoscopic conversion
Tommy Tran .... visual effects artist
Mark Victor Trappett .... render wrangler
Linda Tremblay .... digital compositor
John Trotter .... roto artist
Melanie Rose Tucker .... stereoscopic compositor
Melanie Rose Tucker .... stereoscopic painter
Altug Tumer .... paint & roto artist: Framestore
Corey Turner .... executive stereographer: Paramount Pictures
Jonathan Turner .... studio manager: Bournemouth, Framestore
Barry R. Tuttle .... matchmove supervisor: The Base Studio
Mike Uguccioni .... visual effects supervisor
Lee Urbina .... production assistant: The Base Studio
David Van Dyke .... visual effects executive producer: Shade VFX
Sherin Varghese .... stereoscopic lead: Stereo D
Jeanette Vera .... rotoscope artist: The Base Studio
Sarah Vinson .... senior visual effects coordinator: Hammerhead Productions
David Vollstedt .... rotoscope artist
Isaac Von Leu .... digital effects artist
Kelly Wescott .... depth artist: Stereo D
Faith Whitehead .... stereo depth artist
Tom Williamson .... stereographer
Jay Wilson .... senior stereoscopic compositor
Mark Phillip Wilson .... r&d programmer: StereoD
Ryan M. Wilson .... stereoscopic artist
Carsten Woithe .... pre-vis artist
Peter M. Wu .... stereoscopic depth artist: Stereo D, LLC.
Umashanker Yadav .... stereo roto artist: Stereo D
Marvin Yanez .... stereoscopic roto lead
Jason Yanofsky .... senior lighting and compositing artist
Natalie Young .... matchmove artist: Framestore
Julia Zahner .... paint and roto artist: Framestore
Loic Zimmermann .... concept artist: Luma Pictures
Henrik Zähringer .... visual effects artist
Ben Aickin .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Ian Blewitt .... stereoscopic compositor (uncredited)
Marbella Calvillo .... finaling lead: Stereo D (uncredited)
Galen Caulfield .... stereoscopic compositor (uncredited)
Joe Censoplano .... lighting/compositing artist (uncredited)
Cody Charfauros .... stereoscopic production supervisor (uncredited)
Thomas Crow .... 3D Artist: Stereo D (uncredited)
Karthik Kumar Durairaj .... paint and prep artist: Future Works (uncredited)
Aaron Eaton .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Matt Eaton .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Nick Haines .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
William Jackson .... digital artist (uncredited)
Brian Malmstrom .... rotoscope artist: Stereo D (uncredited)
Damon Martinez .... stereoscopic compositor (uncredited)
Aung Min .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Thomas Sydnor .... stereoscopic roto artist (uncredited)
Edward Paul Yu .... compositor: Stereo D (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Stephani Burkhard .... stunt performer: Irish Witch
Jan Böhme .... stunt performer
Jennifer Caputo .... stunt rigger
Ben Cooke .... stunt coordinator
Tolga Degirmen .... stunts
Ariane Deichsel .... stunts
Mark Dirkse .... stunt rigger
Jared S. Eddo .... key stunt rigger
Dennis Fitzgerald .... stunt rigger
Monique Ganderton .... stunt double: Famke Janssen
Kyle Gardiner .... stunt rigger
Kyle Gardiner .... utility stunts
Eduard Gerber .... stunts
Sascha Girndt .... stunts
Martin Goeres .... stunt performer
Lena Gutschank .... stunts
Ralph Günthler .... stunts
Kristin Haberland .... stunt double: Pihla Viitala
Sam Hargrave .... fight choreographer
Thayr Harris .... utility stunts
Timo Honsa .... stunt performer
Florian Hotz .... stunt double: Jeremy Renner
Dian Hristov .... stunt performer
Dian Hristov .... stunt rigger
Ralf Häger .... key stunt rigger (as Ralf Haeger)
Alrik Kreemke .... stunts
Mathis Landwehr .... stunts
Alessija Lause .... stunts
David Leitch .... stunt coordinator
Wolfgang Lindner .... stunts
Alister Mazzotti .... stunt coordinator: Germany
Marie Mouroum .... stunts
Alexandra Nazahn .... stunt performer
Jockel Neubauer .... stunts
Markus Papiernik .... stunts
Georgina Philp .... stunts
Leo Plank .... stunt rigger
Jill Plessmann .... stunts
Swen Raschka .... stunt performer
Antje Rau .... stunt performer
Jana Reinhardt .... stunts
Katja Richter .... stunts
Kim Samonte .... stunts
Bernhard Schirmer .... stunts
Marc Scizak .... stunts
Nora Sommerfeld .... stunts
Jackson Spidell .... stunts
Maja Stace-Smith .... stunt double: Gemma Arterton
Maja Stace-Smith .... utility stunts
Wolfgang Stegemann .... stunt double: Peter Stormare
Wolfgang Stegemann .... stunt rigger
Nikeata Thompson .... stunts
Hyung-Jung Wang .... stunts
Vanessa Wieduwilt .... stunt double
Oliver Wiesner .... stunts
Voodoo Witch .... stunt performer
Helga Wretman .... stunts
Leyla Özbek .... stunts
Necla Özbek .... stunts
Andy Armstrong .... stunt coordinator: US shoot (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Samuel Andert .... camera trainee
David Appleby .... still photographer
Markus Baburske .... video engineer onset: dailies
Florian Bellack .... second assistant camera: second unit, segments
Jeremy Braben .... aerial director of photography
David Cocheret .... digital imaging technician: reshoots
Birgit Dierken .... assistant camera
Jakub Dvorsky .... camera operator: main unit
Chad Eshbaugh .... technocrane operator
David E. Franks .... stereoscopic consultant
John Frost .... cinematographer: main title sequence
Jan Grunwald .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Sönke Hansen .... camera operator
Dietmar Haupt .... rigging gaffer
Hans Hellner .... dolly grip: second unit
Paul Hughen .... director of photography: second unit
Thomas Hübener .... crane/remote head technician
Nicholas Jackson .... digital imaging technician assistant
Rafael Jeneral .... second assistant camera: second unit
Daniel Jopp .... rigging electrician
Tobias Kownatzki .... second assistant camera: second unit
Peter Kramer .... senior electrician
Daniel Lindlbauer .... stereoscopic technician: Stereotec
Johannes Louis .... junior digital imaging technician: second unit
Florian Maier .... lead stereographer: Stereotec
Juliana Malucelli .... additional photographer
Richard Masino .... first assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit
Sebastian Mayer .... grip
Martin Mecko .... hd video assist operator
Jannicke Mikkelsen .... stereographic script: Stereotec (as Jannike Mikkelsen)
Roland Moses .... rigging electrician (as Roland Modes)
Beda Mulzer .... electrician
Neal Norton .... camera operator: "a" camera
Neal Norton .... steadicam operator
Philip Peschlow .... camera operator
Ilko Petkow .... dolly grip
Léo Ponge .... best boy electric: additional crew
Christopher Probst .... director of photography: additional photography
Jan Proppe .... video production assistant: second unit
Marek Radolf .... balloon light operator
Karim Rahmani .... first assistant camera
Sarah Rotter .... second unit stereographer: Stereotec
Christian Scheibe .... dolly grip: "a" camera
Malte Siepen .... data wrangler
Cate Smierciak .... reference camera
Mike Stiebing .... digital imaging technician: second unit
Vladimir Subotic .... camera operator
Christof Wahl .... Steadicam operator
Christof Wahl .... camera operator
Felix Weddige .... electrician
Christian Wehrle .... video operator: second unit
Sascha Wolfram .... gaffer: second unit
Marcus Zaiser .... stereoscopic technician: Stereotec
Alex Zeihn .... electrician
Ian Speed .... libra technician (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Evan Clover .... animator
Jason Fittipaldi .... animator: Luma Pictures
 
Casting Department
Dennis Becker .... extras casting (for Filmgesichter)
Adèle Bruchert .... extras casting
Florentin Camerer .... casting assistant: children
Patty Majorczak-Connolly .... adr voice casting
Saraphina Monaco .... casting assistant
Johanna Ragwitz .... extras casting
Sasha Robertson .... casting: uk
Mark Sussman .... adr voice casting
Lisa Zagoria .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sarah Amft .... costume buyer
Phillip Boutte Jr. .... costume illustrator
Dietke Brandt .... set costumer
Agnés Claude .... embroiderer
Christian Cordella .... costume illustrator
Finlay Cowan .... costume illustrator
Ulrike Diallo .... seamstress
Jan Dieckmann .... textile artist
Ann Foley .... assistant costume designer
Brita Hofmann .... costume textile artist
Tanja Jesek .... additional costumer
Pola Kardum .... wardrobe assistant
Angela Kauz .... seamstress
Daniel J. Lester .... costume supervisor
Bettina Loose .... seamstress
Theresa Anna Luther .... costumer
Julia Nemeth .... seamstress
Sabine Otto .... costume maker
Peter Popken .... costume illustrator
Sonia Inés Rocha .... head textile artist
Meike Schlegel .... costume supervisor
Barbara Schramm .... wardrobe
Bettina Seifert .... key costumer
Lisa Spengler .... costume buyer
Lisa Spengler .... wardrobe daily
Juliana Stenzel .... crowd costume coordinator
Susanne Stroh .... costume coordinator
Anja Vesterling .... costume textile artist
Alice Wolfbauer .... co-assistant costume designer
Gillian Wood .... costume dyer
Erika Woop .... seamstress
 
Editorial Department
Milton Adamou .... stereoscopic post supervisor
J. Cody Baker .... digital intermediate assistant
Michael Buck .... stereoscopic assistant editor
David Cowles .... stereoscopic iq artist
Phillip Dawe .... post-production coordinator
Scott Douglas .... stereoscopic iq artist
Greg Emerson .... senior stereoscopic on-line editor
Vince Filippone .... first assistant editor
Bernie E. Gomez .... apprentice editor (as Bernie Gomez)
Michael Hackl .... on-set dailies supervisor
Elizabeth Hitt .... digital intermediate producer
Joe Ken .... digital intermediate editor: Company 3
Mikki Levi .... assistant editor
Jim Passon .... color timer
Steffen Paul .... colorist: dailies
Adrian Scherger .... stereoscopic assistant editor: Stereo D
Kyle Traynor .... post-production assistant
Matt Willard .... second assistant editor
Ian Sullivan .... digital intermediate accountant (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Dallas Aimer .... orchestrator
Matt Chamberlain .... musician
Mark Denis .... choral programming
John Finklea .... music editor
Dave Fleming .... composer: additional music
Jörg Hüttner .... digital instrument design
Nathan Kelly .... orchestrator
Philip Klein .... orchestrator
Steven Kofsky .... music production services
Penka Kouneva .... orchestrator (as Dr. Penka Kouneva)
Claudio Olachea .... technical score engineer
Nick Petrillo .... music preparation
Vladimir Podgoretsky .... score preparation
Larry Rench .... orchestrator
Peter Rotter .... orchestra contractor
Dennis S. Sands .... music scoring mixer
Junko Tamura .... music copyist
Tina Tamura .... music preparation
Hillary Thomas .... music preparation
Thanh Tran .... music preparation
Hans Zimmer .... executive music producer
Atli Örvarsson .... conductor
Czarina Russell .... studio manager: Remote Control Productions (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Maxime Couteret .... transportation coordinator: France
Darin Damjanow .... production driver
Marco Fischer .... driver
Florian Haeger .... transportation captain
Daniel Huhn .... personal driver to Tommy Wirkola
Kevin Jones .... facilities driver
Tom Kirsten .... driver: art department
Andreas Korpel .... additional driver
Martin Kuschan .... transportation coordinator
Malte Mann .... production driver
Benjamin Reil .... production driver
Andreas Schumacher .... personal driver: Denis Stewart
Thomas Siegert .... transportation coordinator: second unit
Knuth Sorgers .... assistant transportation coordinator
Daniela Tansey .... production driver
Steve Wilks .... personal driver
 
Other crew
Emily Abel .... production assistant
Segolene Amice .... production coordinator: Paris
Timo Andert .... digital imaging technician
Kassandra Baab .... production assistant
Brian Blair .... puppeteer
Bettina Brenner .... cashier
Gero Brugmann .... legal counsel: for Studio Babelsberg
Eric Budlong .... key-grip: addt. photography
Nina Büttner .... german payroll accountant
Nina Büttner .... payroll accountant: Germany
Julie Chaffort .... extras assistant coordinator
Noelie Charles .... assistant location manager
David Hayes Cox .... production assistant
Simon Daniel .... assistant location manager
Anita Dogra .... quality assurance coordinator
Sabrina Donati .... assistant: kevin j. messick
Kathleen S. Dunn .... dialect coach: Gemma Arterton: Los Angeles
Bernhard Eichholz .... puppeteer
Blake Edward Frahm .... titles coordinator
Blake Edward Frahm .... titles production manager
Katharina Gapski .... production coordinator
Elan Garfias .... adr/voice talent
Charlotte Gross .... production assistant
Klaus Große Darrelmann .... location manager
Peter Hagl .... pilot
Nils Hasenau .... blocking service
Holger Heinz .... set manager assistant
Glynn Henderson .... safety consultant
Katharina Hingst .... production office production assistant
Rabeah Hinrichs .... costume accountant
Pierre Hue .... assistant production coordinator
Andrew Jack .... dialect coach
Hannah Johnson .... voice actor
Arnaud Kaiser .... location manager: second unit france
Frederike Karsch .... travel production assistant
Ellie Kemps .... travel and accommodation coordinator
Daniel Kepler .... main titles: production coordinator
Kathrin Krückeberg .... assistant production coordinator
Thomas Lauterkorn .... location scout
Derek Maher .... production assistant
Gabriel Mamruth .... payroll master
Kyle Martin .... puppeteer
Bud McGrew .... puppeteer
David Midgen .... titles producer
Frédéric Millet .... assistant production coordinator: Paris
Tariq Mirza .... production legal
Amanda Misquez .... voice actor
John Naclerio .... assistant production coordinator
Robert J. Napier .... File Clerk Accounting
Kevin Nerlich .... assistant set manager
Jenifère Nieschmidt .... personal assistant: Famke Janssen
Karsten Piel .... german production accountant
Julie Rebaudo .... production assistant
Thomas Rucks .... set medic
Jennifer Salada .... co-first assistant accountant
Gregor Sauter .... production assistant
Steve Sauthoff .... set manager
Lena Schmigalla .... assistant accountant
Alexander Schönauer .... assistant to Denis Stewart
Alexander Schönauer .... behind-the-scenes cameraman
Lori Scowley .... production controller
Dadasaheb Shaikh .... network administrator: stereoscopic conversion
Oneil Sharma .... assistant to the director
Jon Silver .... production assistant
Kai Stanicke .... assistant set manager
Joel Tokarsky .... first assistant accountant
Margarete Uhl .... production assistant
Kristen van Dernoot .... assistant to David Leitch
Kristen van Dernoot .... assistant to second unit director
Silke Werner .... production secretary
Marie Wildenhain .... production assistant
Tom Williamson .... stereographer
Felix Witte .... assistant set manager
Mario Wittmann .... set manager: second unit
Eike Wolf .... publicist: Germany
Lori Wyant .... script supervisor
Katja Zaus .... production coordinator: second unit
Heiko Zimmer .... pilot
Sonja B. Zimmer .... production executive
 

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Diane Kruger, Eva Green, and Noomi Rapace were considered to play Gretel, but Gemma Arterton was eventually cast.See more »
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Hansel and Gretel's Mother:Take them into the forest now.
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68 out of 121 people found the following review useful.
A Nutshell Review: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, 26 January 2013
Author: DICK STEEL from Singapore

It's a little strange why this film wasn't given advanced press previews in the US, and for territories like ours there was a review embargo to comply with, signalling the lack of confidence the filmmakers and distributors have on this film update of the Hansel and Gretel storyline. Perhaps they're taking a leaf out of recent updates to fairy tales such as the two Snow White movies, and Red Riding Hood, that they want to be a bit deaf to criticisms, and to allow audiences to judge instead. But Hansel and Gretel as witch hunters followed the mold of Blade, and proved to be quite the mass market entertainer, with no pretences in wanting to be more.

Written and directed by Norwegian Tommy Wirkola, this story had all the right ingredients for the kind of film it wanted to be, taking the familiar folk lore, and putting a creative, not necessarily new, spin on it. We see how the two kids get brought out to the woods, only this time there isn't a trail of crumbs to follow home. The iconic house of bread and sweets, and the wicked witch who wants to fatten Hansel as food later on are all included, as do their defeat of the witch by burning her alive in the stove. This forms the prologue, and the What If scenario that Hansel and Gretel were to build on their initial success, and form a career out of hunting, and destroying witches anywhere, bounty hunter style.

As you would already have seen in the trailer, this is but one of their adventures shown in helping a village deal with the menace of the witch Muriel (Famke Janssen), who together with her posse of like-minded witches have kidnapped children in preparation of a ritual to be performed under the blood moon. And there's no other better for the job than for Hansel (Jeremy Renner) and Gretel (Gemma Arterton), engaged by the mayor thanks to the widespread news of their successful witch hunting exploits played over the opening credits. The rest of the story is nothing but set action piece after set action piece, paced frantically without any pause longer than necessary, with a story that ties it all in to their origins, and going full circle.

clocking in at just under 90 minutes, the movie has two surprise acts and characters best kept under wraps, one to reverse the mantra that the witch hunters adopt to their methods, and the other a fine character introduced that shed clues to their origin story. Jeremy Renner continues in his sharing of the limelight in roles he had chosen of late, preferring to be the team player from the Impossible Mission Force to the Avengers, and continues as one half of the brother-sister team. Gemma Arterton is perhaps best known for her role as the Bond girl in Quantum of Solace, with her dramatic roles having never made it here. And having another Bond girl in Famke Janssen in yet another villainous role also helped, although every character in this film is pretty one dimensional.

But this is an action-adventure taking a well known fairy tale and giving it a license to thrill with blood and gore. While most of the effects are CG laden, it doesn't flinch from wanting to showcase burning at the stakes and various forms of dismemberment and beheadings that increases its body count in very gory terms. It's a story about witch hunting in a fantasy setting, and it exploits this setting perfectly. A definite recommend for any action junkie.

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