Magic Movies

List of the best magic movies selected by visitors to our site: Maleficent, Stardust, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Oz: The Great and Powerful, Practical Magic, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, The Golden Compass.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:37

The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal – an act that begins to turn her heart into stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading King's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom - and to Maleficent's true happiness as well.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:07

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.

Markimdb: 8.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration03:21

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist, is whisked from Kansas to the Land of Oz where the inhabitants assume he's the great wizard of prophecy, there to save Oz from the clutches of evil.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With policeman Gary Hallet growing suspicious, the girls struggle to resurrect Angelov -- and unwittingly inject his corpse with an evil spirit that threatens to end their family line.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:32

Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths -- and about the villain who's to blame.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, United Kingdom
Duration02:23

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:42

In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the American wizarding authorities after Newt, and threatens to strain even further the state of magical and non-magical relations.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as his reluctant protégé. The sorcerer gives his unwilling accomplice a crash course in the art and science of magic, and together, these unlikely partners work to stop the forces of darkness.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:53

After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, family, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:14

When ten-year-old Lewis is suddenly orphaned, he is sent to live with his Uncle Jonathan in a creaky (and creepy) old mansion with a mysterious ticking noise that emanates from the walls. Upon discovering that his uncle is a warlock, Lewis begins learning magic, but when he rebelliously resurrects an evil warlock he must find the secret of the house and save the world from destruction.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
Duration02:34

When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword Excalibur from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy... whether he likes it or not.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, China, Japan
Duration02:12

    The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.

    Markimdb: 5.9
    Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:05

      In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.

      Markimdb: 6.2
      Genrefantasy, adventure
      CountryUSA, United Kingdom
      Duration01:54

      The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young man, Jack into the battle of his life to stop them. Fighting for a kingdom, its people, and the love of a brave princess, he comes face to face with the unstoppable warriors he thought only existed in legend–and gets the chance to become a legend himself.

      Markimdb: 7.4
      Genrehorror, action, fantasy, comedy
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:25

      A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.

      Markimdb: 6.3
      Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure, crime
      CountryUSA
      Duration03:12

      In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.

      Markimdb: 5.4
      Genrehorror, fantasy
      CountryUSA, Canada, Republic of Ireland, South Africa

      A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

      Markimdb: 6.4
      Genreaction, fantasy
      CountryChina

      The world is on the verge of a devastating war with monsters who are coming to retrieve the Scaling Stone. Yin Yang Master Qingming's life is in danger and he travels to different worlds to prepare for the upcoming assaults. On his journey, Qingming finds that the key to all the calamities is embracing his hybrid identity of both human and monster.

      Markimdb: 4.7
      Genreaction, adventure
      CountryGermany

      In a dark world of violence and lies, an assimilated Ottoman frees a sentenced Witch from the pyre to start a new life with her.

      Markimdb: 6.9
      Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
      CountryUSA, Italy
      Duration02:01

      Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, they must try to overthrow the corrupt Bishop and in doing so break the spell.

      Markimdb: 7.2
      Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
      CountryUSA
      Duration02:06

      Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold of Nockmaar. A child, Elora Danan, is born in the Nockmaar dungeons and identified as the prophesied child by a birthmark on her arm. However, before the black sorceress arrives to claim the child, Elora's mother convinces her reluctant midwife to escape with the baby. Willow, a timid farmer and aspiring sorcerer, is entrusted with delivering the royal infant from evil.

      Markimdb: 5.8
      Genremelodrama
      CountryUSA

      Katherine endures the worst Valentine's Day date of her life. On her way home a gypsy casts a magical spell on her. The next morning she soon realises she's reliving the day until she finds Mr Right.

      Markimdb: 8.1
      Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical
      CountrySoviet Union
      Duration02:17

      A wizard invents characters who all come to life and start to arrive at his house: a King, his servants, a princes, a bear trapped in a man's body - the usual lot. The Plot mainly rotates around the bear, who the wizard had turned into a man. The Bear, who wishes to be a bear once again, can turn into his old self if he were to kiss a princess. It gets complicated when he falls in love with that princess, that arrived at the wizard's house. For how can they be together, if a single kiss will destroy their love?

      Markimdb: 6.9
      Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
      CountryUSA, Australia
      Duration02:25

      Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm. With a vast army at his disposal, Orm plans to conquer the remaining oceanic people and then the surface world. Standing in his way is Arthur Curry, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne.

      Markimdb: 4.8
      Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
      CountryGermany

      Vlad has just moved and joined one of the most famous magical schools in the world, where he meets fairies, witches, trolls and dwarfs. Him and his father are the first vampires in town, but he soon meets other special kids.

      Markimdb: 5.6
      Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
      CountryUSA, Canada
      Duration01:46

      After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White launches an epic battle of good vs. evil...

      Markimdb: 7.1
      Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, musical
      CountrySoviet Union
      Duration02:40

      In a small Russian town, there is a Research Institute for magic. One of the witches, Alyona Sanina, is going to marry a guy named Ivan Puhov (not a magician). A jealous Apollon Sataneev tells her boss Kira Shemahandskaya that Sanina is going to marry not Ivan Puhov, but Ivan Kivrin, whom Shemahandskaya is going to marry herself. Enraged, Shemahandskaya, who is a powerful witch, orders Sanina to forget about her Ivan and marry Sataneev instead. And this will be final unless Alyona kisses Puhov before midnight on New Year. Alyona's friends call Puhov to the rescue.

      Markimdb: 7.4
      Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family
      CountryGermany, West Germany
      Duration01:34

      While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck dragon named Falkor, must save Fantasia from the destruction of The Nothing.

      Markimdb: 6.4
      Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
      CountryUSA, United Kingdom
      Duration01:48

      Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

      Markimdb: 8
      Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
      CountryUSA
      Duration02:23

      Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.

      Markimdb: 5.5
      Genrefantasy, adventure, family
      CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, China

      Mary Lennox is born in India to wealthy British parents who never wanted her. When her parents suddenly die, she is sent back to England to live with her uncle. She meets her sickly cousin, and the two children find a wondrous secret garden lost in the grounds of Misselthwaite Manor.

      Markimdb: 6.1
      Genrefantasy, drama, musical, adventure
      CountryCanada, Finland
      Duration01:26

      Imaginaerum tells the story of an elderly composer, Tom, who suffers from severe dementia. As he has had the disease for years and has regressed into childhood, he remembers practically nothing from his adult life. His music, friends, all his past including the memory of his daughter are a blur in his fragile mind. All he has left is the imagination of a ten year old boy. As he drifts away into coma, it seems impossible to get back what he has lost. Or is it?

      Markimdb: 5.9
      Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure, detective
      CountryUSA, Czech Republic, United Kingdom
      Duration01:58

        Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse in a haunted forest with real magical beings, requiring genuine courage.

        Markimdb: 6.4
        Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:41

        A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.

        Markimdb: 6.8
        Genremelodrama, adventure
        CountrySoviet Union
        Duration01:32

        Ivanhoe is the story of one of the remaining Saxon noble families at a time when the nobility in England was overwhelmingly Norman. It follows the Saxon protagonist, Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe, who is out of favor with his father for his allegiance to the Norman king Richard the Lionheart. The story is set in 1194, after the failure of the Third Crusade, when many of the Crusaders were still returning to their homes in Europe. King Richard, who had been captured by Leopold of Austria on his return journey to England, was believed to still be in captivity.

        Markimdb: 6.2
        Genrefantasy, comedy, family
        CountryUSA, Canada
        Duration01:29

        Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to take over the once remarkable Emporium.

        Markimdb: 6.3
        Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, family
        CountrySoviet Union
        Duration01:24

        A fairy tale about a conceited young man and a young woman with a tyrannical step-mother, who must overcome magical trials in order to be together.

        Markimdb: 7.3
        Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
        CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
        Duration02:20

        A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.

        Markimdb: 6.5
        Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:36

        Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

        Markimdb: 5.1
        Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
        CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Hungary
        Duration01:44

        In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.

        Markimdb: 6.4
        Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, crime, detective
        CountryUSA

        In a fantastical 1940s where magic is used by everyone, a hard-boiled detective investigates the theft of a mystical tome.

        Markimdb: 4.8
        Genrefantasy, adventure, family
        CountryRussia
        Duration02:35

        A young girl Abigail lives in a city whose borders were closed many years ago because of an epidemic of a mysterious disease. Abby's father was one of the sick - and he was taken when she was six years old. Going against the authorities to find his father, Abby learns that her city is actually full of magic. And she discovers in herself extraordinary magical abilities.

        Markimdb: 7.3
        Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family
        CountryUSA, United Kingdom
        Duration01:41

        Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the baby stepbrother away. When little Toby actually disappears, Sarah must follow him into the world of the fairytale to rescue him from the Goblin King!

        Markimdb: 3.6
        Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
        CountryGermany, United Kingdom, USA, Czech Republic, Canada
        Duration01:47

        The classic role-playing game comes to life in this magical adventure. The empire of Izmer is a divided land: Elite magicians called Mages rule while lowly commoners are powerless. When Empress Savina (Thora Birch) vows to bring equality and prosperity to her land, the evil Mage Profion (Jeremy Irons) plots to depose her. But this good-vs.-evil battle is no game!

        Markimdb: 6.9
        Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, family
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:36

        After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it is up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.

        Markimdb: 6.8
        Genrefantasy, adventure, family
        CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
        Duration01:41

        In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home

        Markimdb: 9
        Genredrama
        CountryUnited Kingdom
        Duration03:37

        Richard Armitage stars in Yael Farber's powerful production of Arthur Miller's timeless witch hunt parable.

        Markimdb: 6.5
        Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, detective
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:58

        Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.

        Markimdb: 6.4
        Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:39

        In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be harder than he'd imagined: If he kills the king, Draco will die as well.




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