Based on the novel The Spook’s Apprentice (titled The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch in the US) by Joseph Delaney.
2014, directed by Sergei Bodrov and starring Ben Barnes ( The Voyage of the Dawn Treader), Jeff Bridges (The Big Lebowski), Alicia Vikander (The Fifth Estate), and Julianne Moore ( STiLL ALiCE, Children Of Men).
John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected his country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an apprentice to carry on his trade. Most have failed to survive.