17 Witches Who Made Us Want Magical Powers Growing Up

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Some girls wanted to be princesses growing up. Others wanted to be a queen. But, the rest of us wanted to be witches. And hey, why wouldn't we? Witches get to cast spells, fly across the night sky on a broom, brew potions, and take on (or become) the evil in the world. With their unique sense of style and obvious spooky charm, hands down: witches are the queens of Halloween.

And while some may be a teensy bit out of control, Hollywood has given us some truly inspiring witches to look up to. They even had us wanting to grab a broom back in the day. From the Sanderson sisters in Hocus Pocus to the uber-friendly Wendy in Casper Meets Wendy, here are 17 witches who've had us under their spell since the beginning of time.