- Viy (1967 film), a faithful Soviet adaptation by Georgi Kropachyov and Konstantin Yershov.
- Witch (2006 film), a Russian horror film very loosely based on the story.
- Evil Spirit ; VIY (2008 film), a South Korean horror film by Park Jin-seong based on the story.
- Viy (2014 film), a Russian dark fantasy film very loosely based on the story.
Several other works draw on the short story:
- Mario Bava's film Black Sunday is loosely based on "Viy".
- The 1990 Yugoslav film Sveto mesto (A Holy Place) is also based on Nikolai Gogol's short story.
- In the 1978 film Piranha, a camp counselor retells Viy's climactic identification of Khoma as a ghost story.
- One of the boss enemies in La-Mulana is a demon named Viy, who is extremely massive and requires the help of small flying demons in order to open his eye.