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: The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Doctor Strange, Gretel & Hansel, The Prestige, The Last Keepers, Abigail, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Your Highness, The Starving Games, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

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

Genre
Country
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
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.

Doctor Strange (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, action, fantasy, fantasy, adventure, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:24

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.

Gretel & Hansel (2020)
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.

The Prestige (2006)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:05

A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.

The Last Keepers (2013)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, family
CountryUSA

This romantic fantasy movie is about two people who are the last survivors of an ancient line of goddess worshipers, who sell art at a shop. When their teenage daughter Rhea falls in love with a poetically inclined boy , she begins to develop magical powers of her own throwing everything into chaos.

Abigail (2019)
Markimdb: 4.9
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.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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.

Your Highness (2011)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.

The Starving Games (2013)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

In this Hunger Games spoof, Kantmiss Evershot must fight for her life in the 75th annual Starving Games, where she could also win an old ham, a coupon for a foot-long sub, and a partially eaten pickle.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
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.

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Maleficent (2014)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, 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.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
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.

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate the entire world.

The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:55

Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind from the wicked enchantress Morgana and her army of supernatural warriors.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:26

Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the world is more dangerous than ever.

Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

When the Sultan's first born is taken by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling to a desert of magic and creatures to save her.

Dorothy And The Witches Of Oz (2012)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA

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.

Now You See Me (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:55

An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.

Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

Avalon High (2010)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

Disney Channel's production of Julie Sherman Wolfe's screenplay adaptation of the popular novel Avalon High by Meg Cabot. Elaine "Ellie" Harrison has just moved from Minnesota to Annapolis, Maryland while her parents take a year long sabbatical to continue their medieval studies in nearby DC. Her new high school, Avalon High, seems like a typical high school with the stereotypical students: Lance the jock, Jennifer the cheerleader, Marco, the bad boy/desperado, and Will, the senior class president, quarterback, and all around good guy. But not everyone at Avalon High is who they appear to be, not even Ellie herself. Eventually, it becomes apparent that Avalon High is a situation where the ancient Arthurian legend is repeating itself. Will, Jennifer, Lance, Marco, and Mr. Morton all correspond to King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, Knight Lancelot, Mordred, and Merlin, respectively.

Dragon Crusaders (2011)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

In this sword-and-sorcery extravaganza, a group of marauding Knights Templar suffers a curse that transforms them into monsters, driving them to square off against an evil dragon obsessed with annihilating the entire world.

Sleeping Beauty (2014)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

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.

The Last Witch Hunter (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

The modern world holds many secrets, but by far the most astounding is that witches still live among us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world and putting an end to the human race once and for all. Armies of witch hunters have battled this unnatural enemy for centuries, including Kaulder, a valiant warrior who many years ago slayed the all-powerful Witch Queen, decimating her followers in the process. In the moments right before her death, the Queen cursed Kaulder with immortality, forever separating him from his beloved wife and daughter. Today, Kaulder is the last living hunter who has spent his immortal life tracking down rogue witches, all the while yearning for his long-lost family.

The Love Witch (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:33

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.

Emerald City (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

In the blink of a tornado’s eye, 20-year-old Dorothy Gale and her K9 police dog are transported to another world, one far removed from our own — a mystical land of competing kingdoms, lethal warriors, dark magic and a bloody battle for supremacy. This is the fabled Land of Oz in a way you’ve never seen before, where wicked witches don’t stay dead for long and a young girl becomes a headstrong warrior who holds the fate of kingdoms in her hands.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada
Duration02:44

A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.

Vikingdom (2013)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Malaysia
Duration01:54

A warrior fleeing the violence of his past must take up the sword and risk everything to face a god of incalculable power.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:52

This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.

Descendants 2 (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA

When the pressure to be royal becomes too much for Mal, she returns to the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, Ursula's daughter, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen.

Mannequin Two: On the Move (1991)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Although Jason works as a department store clerk, he is also a reincarnated prince. Long ago, his beloved Jessie was snatched away from him by an evil wizard who used his powers to transform her into wooden statue. Now Jessie is in Jason's department store as a mannequin. When he encounters her, she awakens from her thousand-year sleep. They quickly revive their romance, but the evil wizard has been reincarnated as well, and he's up to no good.




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