10 best movies like Into the Woods (2014)

Movies similar to Into the Woods (2014): Seventh Son, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Jack the Giant Slayer, Frozen, Snow White and the Huntsman, Brave, Dark Shadows, Oz: The Great and Powerful, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, The Love Witch.

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Seventh Son (2014)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada, China
Duration01:42
CharactersWitch
PlotMagic, Adventure, Supernatural
StyleExciting

John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an apprentice to carry on his trade. Most have failed to survive. The last hope is a young farmer's son named Thomas Ward. Will he survive the training to become the spook that so many others couldn't?

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.

Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersGiants
PlotAdventure

The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young man, Jack into the battle of his life to stop them. Fighting for a kingdom, its people, and the love of a brave princess, he comes face to face with the unstoppable warriors he thought only existed in legend–and gets the chance to become a legend himself.

Frozen (2013)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersWizards, Deer, Sisters, Family
PlotSnow, Cold, Adventure, Wedding, Magic
TimeWinter
StyleDisney, For children

Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and snowman Olaf. On an adventure where she will find out what friendship, courage, family, and true love really means.

Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersKings, Hunters, Witch
PlotLove, Magic, Adventure
PlaceForest, Castle

After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain immortality, The Evil Queen needs the heart of Snow White. After Snow escapes the castle, the Queen sends the Huntsman to find her in the Dark Forest.

Brave (2012)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersWitch, Wizards, Kings, Princesses, Family
PlotAdventure, Magic
PlaceForest, Scotland

Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently brings turmoil to the kingdom. In an attempt to set things right, Mérida seeks out an eccentric old Wise Woman and is granted an ill-fated wish. Also figuring into Mérida’s quest — and serving as comic relief — are the kingdom’s three lords: the enormous Lord MacGuffin, the surly Lord Macintosh, and the disagreeable Lord Dingwall.

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.

Oz: The Great and Powerful (2013)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersMagician, Wizards, Witch
PlotMagic, Time travel, Adventure, Love
StyleFairy tales, Light

Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist, is whisked from Kansas to the Land of Oz where the inhabitants assume he's the great wizard of prophecy, there to save Oz from the clutches of evil.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersKings, Wizards, Knights, Warriors
PlotMagic, Uprising
PlaceForest, England
TimeMiddle Ages

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.

The Love Witch (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersWitch, Wizards
PlotLove, Magic, Mystery, Dreams, Power, Witchcraft, Death

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.

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Moana (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersFriends
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Dreams
PlaceIslands
StyleFor children, Touching, Exciting

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.

Cinderella (2015)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:26
StyleFairy tales

When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger in the woods.

Tale of Tales (2015)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrehorror, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryItaly, France, United Kingdom
Duration02:17
CharactersWizards, Fathers, Witch
PlotAdventure, Love, Magic, Mystery
StyleAction

From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.

Beauty and the Beast (2014)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration01:52
PlotMagic

Beauty and the Beast is the adaptation of a story by Madame de Villeneuve. Published anonymously in 1740 as La Jeune Américaine et les contes marins, it paints a portrait of Belle, a joyful and touching young girl who falls in love with the Beast, a cursed creature in search of love and redemption. In 1760, a condensed children’s version was published. It was from this version that Jean Cocteau and then Walt Disney drew their famous adaptations. Overshadowed, the original version by Madame de Villeneuve has never been adapted for the screen... until now!

Maleficent (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:37
CharactersWizards, Kings, Witch
PlotMagic, Curses, Betrayal, Wedding

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.

Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersKings, Brides, Cats
PlotMagic, Adventure, Wedding, Love, Mystery, Mystery, Hatred
PlacePortals to other worlds
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

The Lake House (2006)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:39
CharactersWizards, Architects
PlotMagic, Mystery
PlaceForest

A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.

Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:59
CharactersWitch, Wizards
PlotMagic
StyleTouching, Atmospheric

When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:23
CharactersChildrens, Witch, Kings
PlotMagic
PlacePortals to other worlds, Parallel worlds
StyleAtmospheric

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:32
CharactersWizards, Goblins, Owls, Childrens, Teachers, Pupils, Teachers, Friends
PlotMulti-part, Teleportation, Magic, Superpowers, Ghosts, Mystery
PlaceSchool, Forest, England, London, Hospitals, Castle
StyleWorth watching, By books, Atmospheric, Exciting, Best soundtracks, Kind, Soulful, Spectacular, Interesting, For children, For winter evenings, For a group of friends, For relax, For a cozy evening, Uplifting, Good music, Bright, Vivid

Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths -- and about the villain who's to blame.

Shrek (2001)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersGiants, Princesses, Wizards, Friends, Dragons
PlotAdventure, Love, Magic, Witchcraft, Hiking trip
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.

Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Witch, Wizards, Cats
PlotMagic, Superpowers, Everyday life, Adventure
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTouching

A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.

Practical Magic (1998)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:44
CharactersWitch, Wizards
PlotSupernatural

Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With policeman Gary Hallet growing suspicious, the girls struggle to resurrect Angelov -- and unwittingly inject his corpse with an evil spirit that threatens to end their family line.

The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, United Kingdom
Duration01:58
CharactersWitch
PlotSupernatural, Adventure

Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse in a haunted forest with real magical beings, requiring genuine courage.

Stardust (2007)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Iceland
Duration02:07
CharactersWizards, Witch
PlotLove, Magic, Dreams, Adventure
PlaceVillage, England

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersWizards, Witch
PlotMagic
StyleDisney

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.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersWizards, Family, Sisters, Friends, Witch, Dragons
PlotTime travel, Love, Magic, Witchcraft
PlaceSea, Ships

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.

Fame (2009)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersTeens
PlotDancing
PlaceNew York

An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.

The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, musical, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersAnimals, Frogs, Princesses, Family
PlotMagic, Adventure

A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, musical
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:56
CharactersHairdressers, Serial killers
PlotRevenge
StyleGothic, Fancy, Atmospheric, Gloomy

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.

Another Cinderella Story (2008)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical, family, music
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens
PlaceSchool

A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a costume ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her curfew. And with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in front of him, he sets out to find his masked beauty.

Step Up 3D (2010)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
PlotDancing, Hip Hop

A tight-knit group of New York City street dancers, including Luke and Natalie, team up with NYU freshman Moose, and find themselves pitted against the world's best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.

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