Movies about magical creatures

Movies about magical creatures
List of the best films about magical creatures according to visitors: Willow, Excalibur, Eragon, DragonHeart, Pokémon Heroes: The Movie, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Maleficent, Heavenly Judgement, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersMonsters, Heroes, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Magic, Rivalry
PlaceCastle
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fancy, Epic

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: 7.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:20
CharactersWitch, Kings, Knights, Heroes, Friends
PlotLove, Adventure, Magic, Mythology, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Serious

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: 5.1
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Hungary
Duration01:44
CharactersDragons, Heroes, Elves, Orphans
PlotAdventure, Magic, Superpowers, Supernatural, Fate
StyleExciting, By books, Epic, Serious

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: 6.5
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersDragons, Knights, Heroes, Immortals, Friends
PlotAdventure, Magic, Superpowers, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, England
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleTouching

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.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersSuperhero, Pirates, Family, Friends, Pokemon
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Friendship
StyleLight, Fascinating

Satoshi, Pikachu and his friends try and stop a pair of thieves hiding out in the canals and alleyways of Altomare, the age-old water capital. Joining the adventure are two new legendary Pokémon, a pair of siblings named Latias and Latios, who serve as peacekeepers and protectors of the Soul Dew - a priceless treasure with a mysterious power.

Markimdb: 8.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration03:21
CharactersKings, Elves, Orcs, Troll, Friends
PlotLove, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Magic
StyleExciting, Vivid, Oscars, Atmospheric, Fascinating

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: 8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersPirates, Immortals, Military, Alcoholics
PlotLove, Adventure, Magic, Sea battles, Mystery
PlacePrison, Sea, Islands, Ships, Ocean
Time18th century
StyleFor children, Popular, Exciting, Atmospheric, Good music

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: 7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:37
CharactersWitch, Kings, Dragons, Princesses, Wizards
PlotMagic, Wedding, Betrayal, Curses, Rivalry
PlaceForest
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious

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: 7.1
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:34
PlotFriendship, Supernatural
StyleFascinating, Tense, Touching, Serious, Disturbing

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Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:32
CharactersTeens, Harry Potter, Witch, Teachers, Childrens
PlotAdventure, Magic, Friendship, Superpowers, Teleportation
PlaceSchool, Forest, England, Castle, London
TimeNew Year
StyleInteresting, For children, Popular, Exciting, Kind

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: 7.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:07
CharactersWitch, Kings, Pirates, Wizards
PlotLove, Adventure, Magic, Superpowers, Chase
PlaceVillage, England
StyleFor children, Fascinating

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: 8.2
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: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration02:01
CharactersKnights, Thieves, Heroes, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Magic, Chase, True love, Curses
PlaceFrance
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Fancy

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: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersWitch, Magician, Heroes, Family, Wizards
PlotLove, Time travel, Adventure, Magic
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleExciting, Light, Fairy tales

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: 5.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryRussia
Duration02:21
CharactersBrownies, Family, Wizards, Cats, Single mothers
PlaceRussia
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

In the ordinary and bustling city of Moscow there is an unusual House, overgrown with hundreds of secrets and mysteries. In this house there is a strange apartment, in which not a single tenant has stayed for a long time. And only when an independent mother with a charming 8-year-old daughter Alina comes to this “nice” apartment, new tenants will find out that their living space is not easy, and the real Boggart lives in it. Only here the keeper of the hearth has long been offended by the entire human race and will do all imaginable nastiness, just to be left alone in the ill-fated apartment. But everything changes when the evil witch challenges Homeovy ...

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:59
CharactersWitch, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Magic, Superpowers
PlaceJapan
StylePopular, Steampunk, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching

When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:25
CharactersSharks, Superhero, Kings, Mermaids, Warriors
PlotWar, Martial Arts, Superpowers, Tsunami, Sea battles
PlaceIslands, Ocean, Underwater world, Atlantis
StyleExciting, DC, Twisted plot, Spectacular, Epic

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
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceSchool of Magic
StyleExciting

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: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersWitch, Wizards
PlotLove, Superpowers, Death, Supernatural, Witchcraft
PlaceSmall cities
TimeHalloween
StyleCute, Soulful, Fancy

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.

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Genredrama
CountryRussia
PlotRivalry
PlaceRussia
StyleFascinating, Serious

Nine year-old Andrey lives on the outskirts of a small village near the sea. His mother wants to put him into an orphanage. Andrey is scared by the perspective and understands that his life will drastically change. One stormy day he finds a dog on the beach and decides that it is the mystical beast known as Chupacabra, a goat vampire, which will make a miracle. Debut film developed at the Ikusmira Berriak residencies programme.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:46
CharactersCinderella, Gnomes
PlotAdventure, Magic

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: 7.2
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
CharactersDragons, Wolves, Childrens, Giants, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Mythology
PlaceSchool
StyleFor children, Light, Atmospheric, Fancy, Touching

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: 6.1
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersTeens, Witch, Dragons, Wizards, Heroes
PlotMagic, Adventure, Superpowers, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Gothic

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: 6.4
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:48
CharactersDogs, Kings, Mice, Brides, Cats
PlotLove, Adventure, Travel, Magic, Wedding
PlaceFantastic worlds, Party, Portals to other worlds
StyleFor children, Exciting, Spectacular, By books, Atmospheric

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: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, United Kingdom
Duration02:23
CharactersWitch, Kings, Childrens, Giants, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Self-sacrifice
PlaceParallel worlds, Portals to other worlds
TimeWinter
StyleExciting, To cry, Atmospheric, Epic

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
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Scientists, Photographers, Sisters
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceJungle, Fantastic worlds, USA, New York
StyleExciting, Light

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: 5.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, China
CharactersAnimals, Family
PlotMagic, Mystery
PlaceIndia, Estate
Time19th century
StyleTouching

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: 5.9
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, United Kingdom
Duration01:58
CharactersWitch, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Travel, Supernatural
PlaceVillage, Fantastic worlds, Germany
Time18th century
StyleExciting, Light, Gothic, Serious

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
CharactersWitch, Teens, Wizards
PlotRevenge, Superpowers, Supernatural, Fulfillment of desires, Witchcraft
PlaceSchool
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Fancy, Gothic, Disturbing

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.





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