Movies about magic

List of the best films about magic according to the audience: Strange Magic, The Hallow, Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy, Winx Club: The Mystery of the Abyss, Barbie and the Secret Door, Sleeping Beauty, Secret of the Wings, Fairy Tail: Phoenix Priestess, Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess, Pixie Hollow Games.

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

Strange Magic (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersElves, Family, Fairies, Heroes, Mothers
PlotRelationship, Betrayal, Rivalry, True love

A love potion works its devious charms on fairies, elves and the swamp-dwelling Bog King as they all try to possess the potion for themselves.

The Hallow (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Republic of Ireland
CharactersDogs, Police
PlotAbduction, Supernatural, Revenge, Survival, Moving
PlaceForest, England, Ireland, London, Village
StyleLight, Atmospheric, Disturbing, Serious

A family who moved into a remote mill house in Ireland finds themselves in a fight for survival with demonic creatures living in the woods.

Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon
CharactersPirates, Family, Friends, Fairies
PlotAdventure, Friendship
PlaceSea, Ships, Islands
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

Zarina, a smart and ambitious dust-keeper fairy who’s captivated by Blue Pixie Dust and its endless possibilities, flees Pixie Hollow and joins forces with the scheming pirates of Skull Rock, who make her captain of their ship. Tinker Bell and her friends must embark on an epic adventure to find Zarina, and together they go sword-to-sword with the band of pirates led by a cabin boy named James, who’ll soon be known as Captain Hook himself.

Winx Club: The Mystery of the Abyss (2014)
Markimdb: 5.9
CharactersWizards, Friends, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Rivalry, Friendship
StyleExciting, Fascinating

The archenemies of the Winx Club, the Trix witches, team up with the evil nymph Politea and find out that, to defeat the fairies once and for all and become invincible, it takes very little: a Pearl hidden in the Deep of the Infinite Ocean! As small as powerful, the Pearl of the Depth gives enormous powers to those who possess it! For the Winx there is not a minute to waste: how will they stop the plans of their enemies before it's too late? Get ready: the most dangerous mission of the Winx is about to begin!

Barbie and the Secret Door (2014)
Markimdb: 5.7
CharactersWizards, Mermaids, Kings, Friends, Heroes
PlotLove, Magic, Mystery, Power, Rivalry
StyleFor children, Exciting

It's the ultimate fairytale musical! Barbie stars as Alexa, a shy princess who discovers a secret door in her kingdom and enters a whimsical land filled with magical creatures and surprises. Inside, Alexa meets Romy and Nori, a mermaid and a fairy, who explain that a spoiled ruler named Malucia is trying to take all the magic in the land. To her surprise, Alexa has magical powers in this world, and her new friends are certain that only she can restore their magic. Discover what happens when Alexa finds the courage to stand up for what's right and learns that the power of friendship is far more precious than magic.

Sleeping Beauty (2014)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, adventure
CharactersDragons, Wizards, Zombie, Heroes, Cinderella
PlotAdventure, Supernatural
PlaceCastle, Forest
StyleFancy, Exciting, Depressive, Tense, Fascinating

The beautiful Aurora is cursed into everlasting sleep by an evil witch for a crime she didn't commit. The brave Commander of the Guard, William, embarks on a quest inspired by both love and loyalty to free the doomed princess. He travels into the dark forest where he encounters a friendly elf that helps him on his quest, a dangerous wizard with no love for royalty or evil, a deadly assassin, and a ravenous creature that preys on human flesh before the final confrontation that will determine Aurora's fate.

Secret of the Wings (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, India
CharactersFamily, Sisters, Friends, Fairies, Strong women
PlotAdventure, Love, Magic, Cold, Snow
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Touching

Tinkerbell wanders into the forbidden Winter woods and meets Periwinkle. Together they learn the secret of their wings and try to unite the warm fairies and the winter fairies to help Pixie Hollow.

Fairy Tail: Phoenix Priestess (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, cartoon, anime
PlotAdventure, Lost memory, Rivalry, Intrigue, Passion
PlaceJapan, Asia

The film revolves around a mysterious girl named Éclair who appears before Fairy Tail, the world's most notorious wizard's guild. She lost all of her memories, except for the imperative that she must deliver two Phoenix Stones somewhere. The stones may spell the collapse of the magical world, and Natsu, Lucy, and the rest of the Fairy Tail guild are caught up in the intrigue.

Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, musical, family, cartoon
CharactersWizards, Family, Kings

Set in the storybook world of Enchancia, the music-filled movie follows Sofia, an average girl whose life suddenly changes when her mother marries the king and she is whisked off to live in a castle with her mom, new step-father, King Roland II, and step-siblings, Amber and James. Along the way this ordinary girl learns to navigate the extraordinary life of royalty, and in the process makes everyone around her feel special.

Pixie Hollow Games (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, family, cartoon, short
CharactersFamily, Friends
PlotRivalry, Friendship, Competitions

Rosetta and new arrival Chloe band together to try to break the garden fairies' legendary losing streak in the Pixie Hollow Games, a sports spectacle filled with pixie pageantry, fantastic fairy events and hilarious surprises.

Barbie: A Fairy Secret (2011)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, family, cartoon
CharactersWizards, Teens, Family, Friends, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Love, Mystery, Power, Friendship
StyleExciting, Light

Get ready for Barbie: A Fairy Secret, an amazing adventure with Barbie where she discovers there are fairies living secretly all around us! When Ken is suddenly whisked away by a group of fairies, Barbie's two fashion stylist friends reveal they are actually fairies and that Ken has been taken to a magical secret fairy world not far away! Barbie and her rival Raquelle take off with the fairy friends on an action-packed journey to bring him back. Along the way they must stick together and learn that the real magic lies not just in the fairy world itself, but in the power of friendship.

Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue (2010)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersFamily, Scientists, Friends, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Friendship

During a summer stay on the mainland, Tinker Bell is accidentally discovered while investigating a little girl's fairy house. As the other fairies, led by the brash Vidia, launch a daring rescue in the middle of a fierce storm, Tink develops a special bond with the lonely, little girl.

Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersPirates, Family, Friends, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Friendship
PlaceSmall cities
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Soulful

A blue harvest moon will rise, allowing the fairies to use a precious moonstone to restore the Pixie Dust Tree, the source of all their magic. But when Tinker Bell accidentally puts all of Pixie Hollow in jeopardy, she must venture out across the sea on a secret quest to set things right.

Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard (2009)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersDogs, Family, Spiders, Wolves, Bears
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Touching

Arthur answers a distress call from Princess Selenia, who is menaced by the nefarious Maltazard.

Tinker Bell (2008)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersPirates, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship
StyleExciting, Cute, Soulful

Journey into the secret world of Pixie Hollow and hear Tinker Bell speak for the very first time as the astonishing story of Disney's most famous fairy is finally revealed in the all-new motion picture "Tinker Bell."

Magic Silver (2009)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CharactersWizards, Family, Strong women, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Snow
TimeNew Year

Princess Bluerose is a small gnome living deep in the Norwegian mountains. A small community of gnomes is responsible for making the transition between daylight and night. This is called the magic hour, and is created by the magic silver which only these gnomes possess. When the silver is stolen, the world is transformed into eternal night. Princess Bluerose sets out on a remarkable journey to retrieve the silver and save the world from eternal darkness. Magic Silver is based on the popular Norwegian television series Jul i Blåfjell (1999) and Jul på Månetoppen (2002). They are considered classic Christmas calender series, and already firmly entrenched in an entire generation's old Christmas memories.

Nocturna (2007)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon, detective
CountrySpain, France
CharactersFamily, Orphans, Cats, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Dreams, Fear, Rivalry

In the aging orphanage the days pass very uneventfully, but the nights are something quite different; at least for Tim they are. The light reflected from the stars is the only cure for his fear of the dark. One night this fear leads him to the orphanage rooftop. Where he discovers that his favorite star has disappeared, and unfortunately it´s not going to be the last one. Tim also discovers...

Barbie: Fairytopia (2005)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefamily, cartoon
CharactersWizards, Teens, Family, Friends, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Missing people, Rivalry, Friendship
StyleFor children, Exciting

Elina is a flower fairy who discovers that her home of Magic Meadow has been overcome by a horrible malady that is killing the flowers and making the fairies unable to fly. With the help of Bibble, a puffball and a giant butterfly named Hue she attempts to find Azura, a Guardian Fairy. She's challenged along the way by the evil Laverna who wants to usurp the Enchantress, the ruler of Fairytopia.

Strings (2004)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryDenmark, Sweden, Norway, United Kingdom
CharactersFamily, Kings, Emperors, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Rivalry

Strings is a mythological story about the son of a king, Hal Tara, who sets out on a journey to avenge the death of his father. To his surprise he discovers the truth of his own people - and where he least expects it - he finds true love.

Five Children and It (2004)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
CharactersFamily, Losers, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Fulfillment of desires, Rivalry
StyleGothic, Fancy

A Psammead is 'It', an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset.