Movies about wizards and magicians

Movies about wizards and magicians
Movies about wizards, magicians and sorcerers, dark and light magic - all movies are selected by visitors to our site: Abigail, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Gretel & Hansel, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Magicians, Arthur & Merlin, Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Dorothy And The Witches Of Oz, Santa & Cie.

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

Abigail (2019)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryRussia
Duration02:35
CharactersWizards
PlotSurvival
StyleExciting

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.

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersTeens, Witch, Dragons, Wizards, Heroes
PlotMagic, Adventure, Superpowers, Rivalry
StyleDisney, Exciting, 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.

Gretel & Hansel (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA, Canada, Republic of Ireland, South Africa
CharactersWitch, Brother and sister, Wizards, Old man
PlotMagic, Superpowers, Supernatural, Witchcraft
PlaceForest
TimeDark ones
StyleTense, Womens in main roles, Fairy tales, Disturbing

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.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Mark
Duration02:58
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Wizards, Elves, Gnomes
PlotAdventure, Travel, Fighting Evil, Magic, Saving the World
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Epic, Disturbing

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed.

The Magicians (2010)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, detective
CountryNetherlands
Duration01:30
CharactersHeroes, Family, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Life, Investigation, Family life
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

Little Ben, a great admirer of an illusionist, dreams of making magic, and convinces her father to have his own show. The downside is that the parent is quite clumsy and accidentally makes Ben"s partner dissapear. And the police does not much believe in the magic ...

Arthur & Merlin (2015)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrefantasy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:40
CharactersKings, Knights, Heroes, Wizards, Hermits
PlotAdventure, Magic, Superpowers, Friendship, Supernatural
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Epic

In dark ages Britain, a time of magic and legend, a powerful druid is bent on destroying the Celtic people. Arthur, a banished warrior, and Merlin, a hermit wizard, embark on a heroic quest to stop the druid and save their people, before the Celts are lost forever and become a myth themselves.

Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot (2020)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genreaction, adventure, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersKnights, Wizards
PlaceCastle
TimeMiddle Ages

King Arthur returns home after fighting the Roman Empire. His illegitimate son has corrupted the throne of Camelot and King Arthur must reunite with the wizard Merlin and the Knights of the Round Table to fight to get back his crown.

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersMagician, Wizards, Partners, Artists
PlotFriendship, Hypnosis, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StyleLight

After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene.

Dorothy And The Witches Of Oz (2012)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Writers, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Witchcraft, Rivalry
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious

Children's author Dorothy Gale makes a decent living continuing her grandfather's series of Oz books. When a new agent enters the scene, Dorothy moves to New York city. In the midst of a major business deal for her books, Dorothy discovers that her books are not based on her imagination, but on repressed memories. While Dorothy struggles with the revelation, she is forced to confront The Wicked Witch of the West, who has descended upon the Big Apple, determined to settle an old score.

Santa & Cie (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:31
CharactersElves, Scammers, Santa Claus, Lawyers, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Snow, Toys, Holidays, Gifts
PlaceParis, France
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Light

Christmas is on its way and with it disaster. The 92,000 responsible for manufacturing children's toys all become sick at the same time! It's a tough moment for Santa, better known as Father Christmas. He's left no choice: he must make an emergency trip to Earth with his reindeer to search for a remedy. When he arrives, he must find some allies to save the magic of Christmas.

The Love Witch (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersWitch, Wizards
PlotLove, Magic, Passion, Death, Witchcraft
StyleAction, Fascinating, Black humor

Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However her spells work too well, and she ends up with a string of hapless victims. When she finally meets the man of her dreams, her desperation to be loved will drive her to the brink of insanity and murder.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:42
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Scientists, Photographers, Sisters
PlotAdventure, Travel, Relationship, Friendship, Teleportation
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.

Outcast (2010)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
CharactersWitch, Wizards
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Rivalry
PlaceScotland
StyleAtmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

When Mary and her teenage son, Fergal, move to yet another new home, it soon becomes clear they live their lives on the run, hiding from someone or something, terrified of being found. Their hunter, Cathal, soon picks up the trail. Intent on tracking Mary and Fergal, he will go to any lengths to succeed in his quest, often using dark arts to aid him. Mary’s only defence is to use an ancient form of her own magic to protect her only son. When local residents begin to be brutally murdered by an unknown life force, the sense of fear escalates. Is Cathal the beast responsible for the killing? Or is it the beast that he is trying to destroy?

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:34
CharactersWitch, Kings, Knights, Warriors, Wizards
PlotMagic, Fate, Uprising
PlaceForest, England
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleTense, Epic

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.

Hellboy (2019)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersSuperhero, Witch, Monsters, Demons, Wizards
PlotSupernatural, Sects

Hellboy comes to England, where he must defeat Nimue, Merlin's consort and the Blood Queen. But their battle will bring about the end of the world, a fate he desperately tries to turn away.

Doctor Strange (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersSuperhero, Demons, Doctors, Immortals, Wizards
PlotEnd of the world, Adventure, Martial Arts, Superpowers, Teleportation
PlaceSpace, Fantastic worlds, Parallel worlds, Portals to other worlds
StyleMarvel, Unexpected ending, By comics, Beautiful

After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.

Wiplala (2014)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryNetherlands
Duration01:40
CharactersFamily, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Supernatural
StyleExciting, Light, By books, Fascinating

Seven-year-old Johannes Blom gets blown away when he discovers a little man in the kitchen cupboard, hidden behind the peanut butter jar. He’s even more astonished when he realizes that this little man, ‘Wiplala’, has magical powers. When Wiplala accidentally transforms the Blom family to little people, the adventure begins. Will they ever go back to normal-sized people?

Mercy (2014)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:19
CharactersTeens, Wolves, Childrens, Demons, Family
PlotLove, Magic, Superpowers, Death, Supernatural
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

A single mom and her two boys help take care of their grandmother with mystical powers

The Little Witch (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryGermany, Luxembourg
Duration02:19
CharactersWitch, Teens, Wizards
PlotMagic, Birthday, Gifts
PlaceMountains, Party, Germany
StyleExciting, Kind, Light, By books, Fascinating

The little witch is only 127 years old – too young for the annual coven of witches. Although she is not yet old enough to be a real witch she wants to become a really good one. This decision causes trouble inside her magic world.

The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy
CountryChina
Duration01:44
CharactersWitch, Heroes, Military, Soldier, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Superpowers, Supernatural, Pads
PlaceChina
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

In the twilight of the Ming Dynasty, the Imperial court is plagued by corruption as tyrants rule over the land. With the Manchurians preying on a weakened empire, war is imminent. To save the victims from their suffering, sorceress Jade Raksha fights the soldiers that oppress people for their own gain. As payback, local government officials decide to pin the murder of Governor Zhuo Zhonglian on Jade, turning her and the members of her cult into wanted fugitives for a crime they didn't commit.




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