10 best movies like A Discovery of Witches (2018)

Movies similar to A Discovery of Witches (2018): Hellboy, How to Be Really Bad, The Correspondence, Hardcore Henry, Shadowhunters, Self/less, R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls, Tales of Halloween, I Origins, Interstellar.

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Hellboy (2019)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
Duration02:28
CharactersWitch, Wizards, Demons

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.

How to Be Really Bad (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CharactersDemons, Teens
PlotLove
PlaceSchool

The life of 14-year-old Lilith is similar to that of a normal teenager, but there is a peculiarity: she is the daughter of the devil and lives with him in hell. Because she is totally bored there and also wants to have fun and explore the world, she makes a pact with her father: she is allowed to go to earth for a week - but she has to convert a good person to evil there. If she succeeds in this challenge, she may stay on earth forever, otherwise she'll be waving a hell of a boring job in the bookkeeping of the underworld.

The Correspondence (2016)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryItaly
Duration02:12
CharactersScientists
PlotLove
StyleFascinating, Exciting, Makes me think

The relationship between Ed, a married astronomer and Amy, his lover, who spend their years apart, is based only on phone calls and texts. One day Amy begins noticing something strange in Ed's messages.

Hardcore Henry (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryRussia, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersScientists, Soldier
PlotGenetic experiments, Mystery, Telekinesis, Love, Fight, Lost memory, Chase, Cheating, Pursuit, Skirmishes, Survival
PlaceRussia, Forest, Moscow, Office, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleFirst person, Exciting

Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through the day. Hardcore takes place over the course of one day, in Moscow, Russia.

Shadowhunters (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersVampire, Werewolf, Demons
PlotSupernatural, Supernatural
StyleFascinating

When Clary Fray's mother has disappeared, Clary joins a band of Shadowhunters; demon killing hunters, and gets caught up in a plan to save the world.

Self/less (2015)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersFamily, Businessmen, Scientists, Mothers
PlotBody exchange, Love, Money, Relationship
PlaceNew York, USA, Laboratory
StyleDisturbing, Exciting

An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origins and the secret organization that will kill to keep its secrets.

R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:32
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Witch, Werewolf, Demons
TimeHalloween

Teenage friends must resist the spell of an evil showman staging a house of horrors show in their small town.

Tales of Halloween (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:03
CharactersMonsters, Witch, Aliens, Wolves, Demons
PlotDeath, Love
TimeHalloween

Ten stories from horror's top directors. Ghosts, ghouls, monsters, and the devil delight in terrorizing unsuspecting residents of a suburban neighborhood on Halloween night. This creepy anthology combines classic Halloween tales with the stuff of nightmares.

I Origins (2014)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersScientists
PlotLife after death, Love, Death, Meaning of life
PlaceIndia, USA
StyleMakes me think, Atmospheric

I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab partner, they make a stunning scientific discovery that has far reaching implications and complicates both his scientific and and spiritual beliefs. Traveling half way around the world, he risks everything he has ever known to validate his theory.

Interstellar (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.6)
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:49
CharactersFarmers, Astronauts, Scientists, Friends, Astronauts, Inventors
PlotAdventure, Black holes, Time travel, Love, Cheating
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleWorth watching, Best soundtracks, Good music, Popular, To cry

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

The Theory of Everything (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.7)
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:03
CharactersScientists, Geniuses, Disabled people
PlotLove
PlaceEngland
StyleTouching

The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, action, fantasy
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:27
CharactersWitch, Hunters
PlotLove, Hunting
PlaceForest

After getting a taste for blood as children, Hansel and Gretel have become the ultimate vigilantes, hell-bent on retribution. Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an evil far greater than witches... their past.

Beautiful Creatures (2013)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersTeens
PlotSupernatural

Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.

Dark Shadows (2012)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:53
CharactersWitch, Vampire, Wizards
PlotMagic, Mystery
PlaceEstate, Castle
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleGothic

Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.

The Avengers (2012)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersSuperhero, Partners, Aliens, Scientists, Heroes
PlotAlien invasion, Superpowers, Love, Intrigue
PlaceShips, Germany, India, USA
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel, Exciting

When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins!

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersVampire, Werewolf, Friends
PlaceForest, Italy

After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.

Season of the Witch (2011)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersWitch
PlotTravel, Love, Death, Witchcraft
TimeMiddle Ages

A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.

The Skin I Live In (2011)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySpain
Duration02:00
CharactersSurgeons, Doctors, Scientists
PlotAbduction, Experiments, Love, Mystery, Mystery
PlaceHospitals

A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

Tangled (2010)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersRobbers, Witch, Friends
PlotAdventure, Time travel, Love, Hiking trip
PlaceForest, Castle
StyleFor children

When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, who's looking for her ticket out of the tower where she's been locked away for years, strikes a deal with the handsome thief and the unlikely duo sets off on an action-packed escapade, complete with a super-cop horse, an over-protective chameleon and a gruff gang of pub thugs.

The Social Network (2010)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.7)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Inventors, Geniuses, Scientists, Friends, Businessmen, Students
PlotSuccess, Social Media, Internet, Money, Love, Power
PlaceCalifornia, New York, USA

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among friends soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

Blood: The Last Vampire (2009)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy
CountryHong Kong, France, China
Duration01:31
CharactersVampire, Demons
PlotSuperpowers, Martial Arts, Supernatural, Revenge
PlaceJapan
StyleAtmospheric

On the surface, Saya is a stunning 16-year-old, but that youthful exterior hides the tormented soul of a 400-year-old "halfling." Born to a human father and a vampire mother, she has for centuries been a loner obsessed with using her samurai skills to rid the world of vampires, all the while knowing that she herself can survive only on blood like those she hunts.

Avatar (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:42
CharactersAliens, Military, Disabled people, Scientists, Friends, Soldier, Warriors
PlotTravel, Love, War, Fight, Chase, Betrayal, Adventure, Survival
PlaceSpace, Forest, Mountains
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Popular, Exciting

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

I Am Legend (2007)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersVampire, Zombie, Monsters, Doctors, Military, Scientists
PlotSurvival, End of the world, Disasters, Love, Viruses
PlaceNew York, USA
TimePost apocalypse, Future

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.

The Good German (2006)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersJews, Scientists, Spy, Friends
PlotLove, Survival, Investigation, Blackmail
PlaceGermany

An American journalist arrives in Berlin just after the end of World War Two. He becomes involved in a murder mystery surrounding a dead GI who washes up at a lakeside mansion during the Potsdam negotiations between the Allied powers. Soon his investigation connects with his search for his married pre-war German lover.

A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8.2)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersScientists, Spy
PlotMental disorders, Love
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching, Smart

At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he turns to teaching, becoming romantically involved with his student Alicia. Meanwhile the government asks his help with breaking Soviet codes, which soon gets him involved in a terrifying conspiracy plot. Nash grows more and more paranoid until a discovery that turns his entire world upside down. Now it is only with Alicia's help that he will be able to recover his mental strength and regain his status as the great mathematician we know him as today..

Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersVampire
PlotLove, Superpowers
TimeMiddle Ages, Future
StyleGothic

D has been hired to track down Meier Link, a notoriously powerful vampire who has abducted a woman, Charlotte Elbourne. D's orders are strict - find Charlotte, at any cost. For the first time, D faces serious competition. The Markus Brothers, a family of Vampire Hunters, were hired for the same bounty. D Must intercept Meier and conquer hostile forces on all sides in a deadly race against time.

The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:24
CharactersLawyers, Demons, Killers
PlotFate, Love, Supernatural
PlaceNew York, Prison, Office, Hospitals, USA, Court
StyleAtmospheric

A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.

The Hunger (1983)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersVampire, Scientists
PlaceUSA
StyleAtmospheric, Gothic

Miriam and John are an elegant couple with a dark secret: they are vampires. Feeding on human blood, Miriam has lived for over 2000 years. She gave her lover the gift of eternal life and together they hunt. But John begins aging rapidly, he seeks the help of Dr. Sarah Roberts. Miriam is immediately drawn to Sarah, desiring her as her next immortal companion...

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