How to watch ‘Hocus Pocus’ right now

Come little children, I’ll take thee away into a land of enchantment. That land, of course, being Salem, Massachusetts, on October 31st in the year of our Lord 1993, when a virgin by the name of Max Dennison lit the Black Flame Candle and revived three of the most wicked witches of all time. The Sanderson Sisters, bent on revenge, have one night to “glow up” by sucking the souls out of the children of Salem before sunrise. Ravenous Mary, salacious Sarah, and their long-suffering leader Winifred are totally baffled by the trappings of the 20th century, from busses to a horned up Gary Marshall, but they won’t be giving up without a fight (not to mention one heckuva song and dance number).

But you already know that, don’t you? Hocus Pocus is as synonymous with Halloween as The Santa Clause is to Christmas. Trouble is, it’s pretty tricky to find online. Until now!

Here’s everything you need to know to watch Hocus Pocus online. 


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Hocus Pocus cast

  • Bette Midler as Winifred “Winnie” Sanderson
  • Kathy Najimy as Mary Sanderson
  • Sarah Jessica Parker as Sarah Sanderson
  • Omri Katz as Max Dennison
  • Thora Birch as Dani Dennison
  • Vinessa Shaw as Allison Watts
  • Sean Murray as Thackery Binx
  • Jason Marsden as the voice of Thackery Binx
  • Doug Jones as Billy Butcherson
  • Charles Rocket as Dave Dennison
  • Stephanie Faracy as Jenny Dennison
  • Amanda Shepherd as Emily Binx
  • Larry Bagby as Ernie “Ice”
  • Tobias Jelinek as Jay
  • Steve Voboril as Elijah Morris
  • Norbert Weisser as Mr. Binx
  • Kathleen Freeman as Miss Olin
  • Garry Marshall  The Master
  • Penny Marshall The Master’s Wife

How to watch Hocus Pocus

Here are a few options for you to rent or buy Hocus Pocus

1) Amazon Prime Video

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  • Cost: $3.99 to rent/$9.99 to buy
  • Devices: Amazon Fire Stick, Fire TV, Fire tablets, and Fire phone; Roku, Apple TVGoogle TV, TiVo, Nvidia Shield TV, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Wii

The online retail giant is also one of the premier destinations for online streaming. This is the easiest way to watch Hocus Pocus, no question. If you already have an Amazon account, buying in HD will take seconds, and you can watch it anywhere you stream Amazon Video, from Amazon Fire Stick to Roku.


2) Fandango Now

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  • Cost: $3.99 to rent/$9.99 to buy
  • Devices: Samsung Smart TVs, internet browsers, iPad, iOS devices, Roku, Xbox One, Google Chromecast, Android, Visio Smart TVs

Fandango and movies go hand in hand, and not just when it comes to buying tickets online. Plenty of hits and classics are available in the Fandango Now library, along with full seasons of your favorite shows. Hocus Pocus is available on Fandango Now in multiple formats. If you join Fandango VIP, you can rack up points to spend across Fandango and Fandango Now.



3) Vudu

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  • Cost: $2.99 to rent/$9.99 to buy
  • Devices: Samsung Smart TVs, Internet Browsers, iPad, iOS, Roku, Xbox One, Chromecast, Android, Visio Smart TVs, PlayStation

Vudu is a no-fuss way to rent movies online if you don’t want to bother signing up for anything. There’s a massive library of high-quality video content, including 4K movies. There are even piles of movies you can watch free as long as you sit through a few ads. Hocus Pocus is available to buy right now–and would you believe it, it’s on sale. 


4) Google Play

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  • Cost: $2.99-9.99

Google Play links to your Google account and media can be accessed from any Google Play-enabled device.


5) iTunes

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  • Cost: $3.99-9.99

If you happen to prefer streaming on iOS devices, buying Hocus Pocus on iTunes is your best bet.


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Jaime Carrillo

Jaime Carrillo

Jaime Carillo is a writer for Pure Nintendo and a plucky YouTube cook. He specializes in writing about console gaming and kitchen gadgets. It comes naturally, considering he's either wielding a massive cleaver or Switch Pro controller at any given point. When he's not cruising through a drive-thru at 2am, he's baking shokupan or whipping up a big pot of Japanese curry. He enjoys retro gaming, geopolitics, and Vic Berger videos.