10 best movies like Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)

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Movies similar to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001): Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, Soy Luna, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Marvel's Luke Cage, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, The Magicians, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Poldark, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersWizards, Friends, Teachers, Pupils, Teachers, Family, Witch, Werewolf, Giants, Owls
PlotSports, Magic, Ghosts, Mystery, Competitions, Adventure, Supernatural, Betrayal, Superpowers
PlacePrison, School, England, London
StyleWorth watching, Exciting, Gothic

    Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
    Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.7)
    Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
    CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
    CharactersWizards, Teachers, Pupils, Friends, Family, Witch, Giants
    PlotMagic, Betrayal, Damn things, Test, Adventure, Rivalry, Jealousy, Teleportation, Superpowers, Chase, Travel
    PlaceSchool, England
    StyleExciting, Disturbing

      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.

      Soy Luna (2016)
      Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
      Genrecomedy, family, music
      CharactersTeenagers, Parents

        Luna leads a happy life in Mexico where she enjoys skating. Her life change overnight when a wealthy woman offers Luna's parents a job in Argentina and also to pay an elite school for Luna. Luna and her family moves to Argentina. She should start a new life, makes new friends, but soon she discovers the Jam & Roller, a rollerskating club, where she can not only prove her talent on wheels, but also on the stage singing. And that's not all, Luna is adopted and her parents have never kept her adoption a secret. However, Luna is suddenly overtaken by her past after moving to Argentina.

        Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
        Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.6)
        Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
        CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
        CharactersWizards, Teens, Monsters, Teachers, Pupils, Friends, Witch, Heroes, Werewolf, Giants
        PlotMagic, Competitions, Witchcraft, Adventure, Supernatural, Death, Jealousy, Superpowers
        PlaceSchool, England, London

          As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.

          Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
          Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.3)
          Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
          PlotSuperpowers, Death
          StyleNetflix, Spectacular

            Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

            Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
            Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.7)
            Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
            CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
            CharactersWizards, Friends, Teens, Monsters, Teachers, Pupils, Dragons, Family, Witch, Mermaids, Giants
            PlotAdventure, Competitions, Magic, Witchcraft, Jealousy, Superpowers
            PlaceSchool, England, London

              Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that he stands for.

              The Magicians (2015)
              Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.6)
              Genrefantasy, adventure
              CharactersWizards, Gays, Friends, Gods, Kings, Students, Teachers
              PlotMagic, Adventures, Superpowers, Depression, Life after death, Time travel
              PlaceParallel worlds, School, College
              StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

                Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity.

                Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
                Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.5)
                Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
                CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
                CharactersWizards, Teens, Friends, Teachers, Pupils, Witch, Giants
                PlotAdventure, Love, Magic, Supernatural, Uprising, Superpowers
                PlaceSchool, England
                StyleAction, Exciting, Disturbing

                  Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – dubbed 'Dumbledore's Army' – to defend themselves against the dark arts.

                  Poldark (2015)
                  Mark7.2 (imdb: 8.3)
                  Genremelodrama, drama, history
                  CountryUnited Kingdom
                  PlotRelationship, Love triangle

                    Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ruins: his father dead, the family mine long since closed, his house wrecked and his sweetheart pledged to marry his cousin. But Ross finds that hope and love can be found when you are least expecting it in the wild but beautiful Cornish landscape.

                    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
                    Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.1)
                    Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, detective
                    CountryUSA, United Kingdom
                    CharactersWizards, Teens, Friends, Teachers, Pupils, Teachers
                    PlotDamn things, Magic, Ghosts, Mystery
                    PlaceSchool, Forest, England

                      Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's formidable skills.

                      Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
                      Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
                      Genrefantasy, adventure, family
                      CountryUSA, United Kingdom
                      CharactersFamily, Wizards, Witch, Cats, Teachers, Dragons, Snake, Monsters, Terrorists
                      PlotUprising, Magic, Mystery, Mystery, Confrontation, Adventure, Love, Prison Break
                      PlaceNew York, Paris, England, Prison, Mountains, Ships, Jungle
                      StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Depressive, Unexpected ending

                        Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus Dumbledore. However, Dumbledore will need to seek help from the wizard who had thwarted Grindelwald once before, his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.

                        Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
                        Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
                        Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure
                        CountryUSA, Belgium, United Kingdom
                        CharactersWizards, Childrens, Family, Teens, Orphans, Monsters
                        PlotMagic, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Fate
                        PlaceIslands, England
                        StyleExciting, Gothic, Atmospheric

                          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.

                          Tangled (2010)
                          Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.7)
                          Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
                          CharactersRobbers, Witch, Friends, Family, Thieves, Horses, Kings
                          PlotAdventure, Time travel, Love, Hiking trip, First love, Magic, Travel
                          PlaceForest, Castle
                          StyleFor children, Fascinating, Disney

                            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.

                            Bibi Blocksberg and the Secret of Blue Owls (2004)
                            Markimdb: 5.5
                            Genrefantasy, family
                            CharactersWizards, Teens, Friends, Disabled people, Family, Witch, Owls
                            PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Witchcraft

                              Poor Bibi - due to her bad marks in maths she has to spend the whole summer in the boarding school of Altenberg to scrape through a series of exams - otherwise she'd stay down in school, being forced to repeat the year. No camping, no white-water rafting, no vacation at all. So it doesn't surprise anyone that the young witch is quite disgruntled when arriving at Altenberg Castle. Her roommate is a touchy unpleassant fashion victim and headmaster Quirin Bartels is so muddle-headed that he can't even remember the names of his students properly. But then Bibi makes friends with Elea, a girl wheelchair-bound since a terrible accident where she also lost her beloved parents. Now Bibi is determined to help the sensitive Elea, searching a way to heal her from her palsy legs.

                              Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
                              Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.4)
                              Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
                              CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Germany
                              CharactersWizards, Friends, Monsters, Students, Teachers, Witch, Giants
                              PlotSupernatural, Superpowers, Magic

                                Ignoring threats to his life, Harry returns to Hogwarts to investigate – aided by Ron and Hermione – a mysterious series of attacks.

                                Barbie in the Nutcracker (2001)
                                Markimdb: 6.3
                                Genremusical, family, cartoon
                                CharactersHeroes, Friends, Orphans, Family
                                PlaceLondon, England, New York
                                StyleFor children

                                  "Barbie" stars as Clara in this animated retelling of the classic Christmas ballet, complete with Tchaikovsky soundtrack and ballet choreography.

                                  Shrek (2001)
                                  Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.8)
                                  Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
                                  CharactersGiants, Princesses, Wizards, Friends, Dragons, Gnomes
                                  PlotAdventure, Love, Magic, Witchcraft, Hiking trip, Mystery, Travel
                                  PlaceForest, Castle
                                  TimeMiddle Ages
                                  StyleFor children

                                    It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey.

                                    Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Ghost (1999)
                                    Markimdb: 7.3
                                    Genrecomedy, cartoon, detective
                                    CharactersDogs, Writers, Friends, Wizards, Heroes, Family
                                    PlotAdventure, Ghosts, Mystery, Investigation, Mystery, Holidays, Witchcraft, Revenge, Supernatural, Superpowers
                                    PlaceVillage, Small cities

                                      Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Gang visit Oakhaven, Massachusetts to seek strange goings on involving a famous horror novelist and his ancestor who is rumored be a witch.

                                      Medici: Masters of Florence (2016)
                                      Mark9 (imdb: 7.9)
                                      Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective, biography, history
                                      CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, France
                                      PlotPolitics, Mystery, Political, Jealousy, Viruses, Mystery, Viruses
                                      StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Tense, Atmospheric, Spectacular

                                        The story of the Medici family of Florence, their ascent from simple merchants to power brokers sparking an economic and cultural revolution. Along the way, they also accrue a long list of powerful enemies.

                                        Inside Out (2015)
                                        Mark7.2 (imdb: 8.1)
                                        Genrecomedy, family, cartoon
                                        CharactersChildrens, Pupils, Wizards, Parents, Family
                                        PlotEmotions, Adventure, Travel, Fear, Loneliness
                                        StyleFor children, Touching, Inspirational, Disney

                                          Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley's main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.