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20 best shows like His Dark Materials (2019)

List of the best shows and series like His Dark Materials (2019): Tin Man, A Series of Unfortunate Events, NOS4A2, The Magicians, Stranger Things, Merlin's Apprentice, Fate: The Winx Saga, The Odyssey, The Witcher, Game of Thrones.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration04:30
CharactersWitches, Dogs, Wizards
PlotMagic, Travel, Adventures, Fate
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric

Tin Man is a 2007 four and a half hour miniseries co-produced by RHI Entertainment and Sci Fi Channel original pictures that was broadcast in the United States on the Sci Fi Channel in three parts. The first part aired on December 2, and the remaining two parts airing on the following nights. It was released to DVD on March 11, 2008; the same year it was rebroadcast in the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. Starring Zooey Deschanel, Neal McDonough, Alan Cumming, Raoul Trujillo, Kathleen Robertson, and Richard Dreyfuss, the miniseries is a continuation of the classic story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, with science fiction and additional fantasy elements added. It focuses on the adventures of a small-town waitress named DG who is pulled into a magical realm called the O.Z., ruled by the tyrannical sorceress Azkadellia. Together with her companions Glitch, Raw, and Cain, DG journeys to uncover her lost memories, find her true parents, and foil Azkadellia's plot to trap the O.Z. in eternal darkness. Costing $20 million to produce, the first part of miniseries was the highest-rated program in its timeslot, with 6.4 million viewers; the miniseries itself would be the highest-rated miniseries of 2007. It was nominated for nine Emmy awards, winning one, and was also nominated for a Critics' Choice Award. Critics gave it mixed reviews, with some praising the acting, soundtrack, and visual effects, while others found it overly grim and bleak.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:37
CharactersFamily, Childrens, Orphans
PlotAdventures
StyleSoulful, By books, Fascinating, Dynamic

The orphaned Baudelaire children face trials, tribulations and the evil Count Olaf, all in their quest to uncover the secret of their parents' death.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersVampire, Family, Killers, Childrens, Artists
PlotSuperpowers, Magic, Travel, Love triangle, Abduction
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleDark

A young Victoria "Vic" McQueen discovers she has the power to unlock portals that help her find lost objects. As she delves further into this hidden universe, she encounters many other "inscape travelers" - some benevolent, and some who have been corrupted by their power. When Vic encounters Charlie Manx, an immortal who stays that way by feeding off of the souls of children, she makes a sworn enemy of Manx.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33
CharactersWitches, Kings, Gays, Fairies, Gods
PlotSuperpowers, Magic, Time travel, Adventures, Life after death
PlaceSchool, Parallel worlds, College, School of Magic
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.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:09
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Childrens, Single mothers
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Apocalypse, Investigation, Adventures
PlaceSchool, Parallel worlds, Small towns, Portals to other worlds
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, For children, Atmospheric

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
CharactersHeroes, Wizards
PlotSuperpowers, Adventures
StyleAtmospheric

Merlin's Apprentice is a British miniseries that aired on Channel 4 in 2006. The series is a sequel to the 1998 miniseries Merlin starring Sam Neill and Miranda Richardson. In this sequel, Merlin awakes after a nap of fifty years.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryItaly, United Kingdom
CharactersTeenagers, Witches, Fairies, Friends, Heroes
PlotSuperpowers, Magic, Adventures
PlaceSchool
StyleSpectacular, Easy, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

The coming-of-age journey of five fairies attending Alfea, a magical boarding school in the Otherworld where they must learn to master their powers while navigating love, rivalries, and the monsters that threaten their very existence.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, Germany, USA, Turkey, South Africa
Duration02:56
CharactersMonsters, Horses, Heroes
PlotTravel, Adventures, Fate
PlaceSea
StyleSpectacular

The Odyssey is a 1997 American fantasy–adventure television miniseries and Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated. Directed by Andrei Konchalovsky, the miniseries aired in two-parts beginning on May 18, 1997 on NBC. The series later won the award for "Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Special". The series is based on the ancient Greek epic poem, The Odyssey, which is usually attributed to Homer. It was filmed in Malta and Turkey, as well as many other places around the Mediterranean, where the story takes place, plus parts of England. The international all-star cast includes Armand Assante, Greta Scacchi, Irene Pappas, Isabella Rossellini, Bernadette Peters, Christopher Lee, and Vanessa L. Williams.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Poland
Duration00:60
CharactersWitches, Monsters, Elves, Hired assassins, Wizards
PlotLove, Superpowers, Supernatural, betrayal, Magic
PlaceForest
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, By books, Fascinating

Geralt of Rivia, a mutated monster-hunter for hire, journeys toward his destiny in a turbulent world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

Markimdb: 9.2
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:55
CharactersFamily, Kings, Dragons, Brothers, Sisters
PlotLove, betrayal, Adventures, Magic, Intrigue
PlaceForest
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersHeroes, Warriors
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Adventures
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular, Easy

A young boy holds the fate of the kingdom in his hands when he embarks on a quest to deliver a secret message in this sweeping fantasy series.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:56
CharactersWitches, Family, Demons, Sisters
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Magic, Adventures
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Twisted plot, To cry, Fascinating

Set in the fictional college town of Hilltowne, Charmed follows the lives of three sisters, Macy, Mel and Maggie Vera who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are three of the most powerful witches of all time.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:59
CharactersWitches
PlotRevenge, Magic, Travel
PlaceSmall towns
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular

Talon, the lone survivor of a race called the Blackbloods, sets off to the edge of civilisation to track her family's killers. On her journey she discovers she has supernatural powers which she must learn to harness in order to achieve her goals.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:22
CharactersTeenagers, Heroes, Friends
PlotInvestigation, Adventures, Missing people
PlaceSchool, England
StyleEasy

House of Anubis is a jointly Nickelodeon British, American, and Belgian mystery television series based on the Dutch-Belgian television series Het Huis Anubis aired in the Netherlands and Belgium. The series was created by Hans Bourlon and Gert Verhulst and premiered on Nickelodeon on New Year's Day 2011 in the United States and on 25 February 2011 in the United Kingdom. The series is the first Nickelodeon series to be filmed overseas, the first soap opera created by Nickelodeon and the channel's first soap opera aimed at children and teenagers. As of 25 February, the program will be broadcast on TeenNick. The show has since concluded its third season and as of 28 September 2013 Nickelodeon has not announced a fourth season.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Monsters, Ghosts
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Death, Adventures, Depression
PlaceSchool
StyleAtmospheric, Touching

Horror stories told from the perspectives of multiple characters whose lives are affected by the Birch, a bloodthirsty monster deep in the woods. Once you summon her protection, you never escape.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersTeenagers, Witches
PlotMagic, Adventures
PlaceSchool
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, By comics

As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:45
CharactersFamily, Kings, Heroes
PlotAdventures
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating

A fantasy drama set in a world of legendary heroes and mythical creatures. Far from home and desperate for answers, Jason washes up on the shores of an ancient land. A mysterious place; a world of bull leaping, of snake haired goddesses and of palaces so vast it was said they were built by giants - this is the city of Atlantis. Aided by his two new friends, Pythagoras and Hercules, Jason embarks on a voyage of discovery, and salvation, which sees him brush shoulders with Medusa, come face to face with the Minotaur and even do battle with the dead.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWitches, Monsters, Horses, Ghosts
PlotTime travel, Supernatural, Investigation, Adventures
StyleAtmospheric

Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersWizards
PlotMagic, Supernatural, Adventures, Fighting Evil
PlaceFairy-tale worlds
StyleWomen in the lead roles

In a world cleaved in two by a massive barrier of perpetual darkness, a young soldier uncovers a power that might finally unite her country. But as she struggles to hone her power, dangerous forces plot against her. Thugs, thieves, assassins and saints are at war now, and it will take more than magic to survive.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersSuperhero, Demons, Superhero team
PlotSuperpowers, Revenge, Travel
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, DC, Atmospheric, Action, By comics

A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Strong women, Heroes
PlotAdventures
StyleSpectacular, Action, By comics, Fascinating, Touching

With the strength of Hercules, the wisdom of Athena, the speed of Mercury and the beauty of Aphrodite, she’s Wonder Woman. Beautiful Amazon princess Wonder Woman travels to 1940s America disguised as Diana Prince, assistant to handsome but trouble-prone Major Steve Trevor. Using her golden belt, which imbues her with astonishing strength, her bullet-deflecting bracelets, a golden lasso that dispels dishonesty and an invisible supersonic plane, Wonder Woman combats evil.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersWitches, Werewolves, Heroes
PlotMagic, Death, Adventures, Sects
PlaceCollege
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Out to avenge his mother's death, a college student pledges a secret order and lands in a war between werewolves and practitioners of dark magic.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersMonsters, Heroes
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Death, Adventures, Fate
PlaceIslands, Airplanes, Uninhabited island
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Vampire, Witches, Werewolves, Childrens
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Investigation, Magic, Death
PlaceSchool
StyleRomantic, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

In a place where young witches, vampires, and werewolves are nurtured to be their best selves in spite of their worst impulses, Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson, Alaric Saltzman’s twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman, among others, come of age into heroes and villains at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, New Zealand
Duration00:43
CharactersWitches, Warriors, Wizards
PlotMagic, Adventures, Mystery
StyleSpectacular

The adventures of woodsman Richard Cypher, who discovers that he was born to fulfill a prophecy of becoming a guardian hero to oppressed people. With the help of a mysterious woman named Kahlan and a wise old wizard named Zedd, he must stop a ruthless and bloodthirsty tyrant from unleashing an ancient evil and enslaving the world.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:57
CharactersFamily, Aliens, Robots, Childrens
PlotSurvival, Adventures
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, For children, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fights against all odds to survive and escape. But they're surrounded by hidden dangers.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration03:00
CharactersFamily, Pirates, The thieves, Heroes, Indians
PlotRobbery, Adventures, Growing up
PlaceShips
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Neverland is an adventure/fantasy miniseries that aired on the Syfy network on December 4 and 5, 2011, and Sky Movies on December 9 and 16, written and directed by Nick Willing. It is a prequel to and re-imagining of the Peter Pan story.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Witches, Family, Wizards
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Swimming, Jealousy

The series follows 14-year-old Emma Alonso, as she moves to Miami and her life turns upside-down. Not only does she discover that she is a witch, she also has a crush on the boy next door, Daniel. But Daniel’s ex-girlfriend Maddie, who is an 'evil witch' and leader of the school clique the 'Panthers', is still willing to fight for the boy she loves.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersTeenagers, Spy, Heroes
PlotAdventures
StyleSpectacular

Everything changes when Alex Rider learns that his uncle Ian has actually been killed in the line of duty as a British spy. The normal teen is approached by the head of The Department and pressured to help investigate his uncle's death. Alex reluctantly assumes a new identity and goes undercover in a remote boarding school called Point Blanc.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersTeenagers, Magic Items
PlotMagic, Adventures, Move
PlaceParallel worlds, Mansions

Three siblings who move into their ancestral estate after their father's gruesome murder discover their new home's magical keys, which must be used in their stand against an evil creature who wants the keys and their powers.





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