Similar movies

15 best movies like Magicians (1982)

List of the best movies like Magicians (1982): Cinderella, Matchmaking the hussar, Ordinary Miracle, The Pokrovsky Gates, Say a Word for the Poor Hussar, Sunshine on Leith, About Time, One Minute Time Machine, Love and Bullets, Kiss through the Wall.

Tags: movies similar to Magicians (1982) - full list

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, family
CountrySoviet Union
StyleFor children

Based on a classic fairytale "Cinderella" brilliantly adapted by Yevgeni Shvarts.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical
CountrySoviet Union

Ardently falling in love with the daughter of a pawnbroker, dashing hussar could not imagine to what extent the future father-in-law is greedy. But the hussar was no fool and took the same old sensualist and hunks around your finger, producing money from him.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical
CountrySoviet Union

A wizard invents characters who all come to life and start to arrive at his house: a King, his servants, a princes, a bear trapped in a man's body - the usual lot. The Plot mainly rotates around the bear, who the wizard had turned into a man. The Bear, who wishes to be a bear once again, can turn into his old self if he were to kiss a princess. It gets complicated when he falls in love with that princess, that arrived at the wizard's house. For how can they be together, if a single kiss will destroy their love?

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountrySoviet Union
PlotLove, Wedding

Stories from the lives of the tenants of the Moscow's communal apartment: Kostik, who is a college student, lives with his aunt while studying; Arkady Velyurov who is a performing artist; Khobotovs, who are a divorced couple; and Sava, who is Margarita Khobotov's new fiancé. All these people live in one apartment and their lives constantly touch each other's.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, history
CountrySoviet Union
PlotLove, Investigation, Jealousy

The small town agog Hussars entry. Love between cornet and the young actress suddenly faces intrigue made by a St. Petersburg bureaucrat. The actress father dies after being involved in this game and perspectives look dark... But evil will eventually be defeated by the nobility, loyalty and love.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlaceAfghanistan, Scotland
StyleFascinating, Serious

Davy and Ally have to re-learn how to live life in Edinburgh after coming home from serving in Afghanistan. Both struggle to learn to live a life outside the army and to deal with the everyday struggles of family, jobs and relationships. Sunshine on Leith is based on the sensational stage hit of the same name, featuring music by pop-folk band The Proclaimers.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotLove, Time travel, Magic, Superpowers, Loneliness
PlaceEngland, Party, London, USA
StyleRomantic, Unexpected ending, Kind, Sad ones, To cry

The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life – so he decides to make his world a better place... by getting a girlfriend. Sadly, that turns out not to be as easy as he thinks.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, short
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotLove, Time travel, Time machine, Fate

Every time the beautiful Regina rejects his advances, James pushes a red button and tries again, all the while unaware of the reality and consequences of his actions.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical, crime

Camorra boss Don Vincenzo Strozzalone nearly escapes a deadly attack, and decides to fake his own death in order to start a new life elsewhere with his beloved wife Maria. The only ones that know his secret are his right-hand man Gennaro and his faithful henchmen Ciro and Rosario. But Fatima, a young nurse, sees the boss alive by chance in the hospital, and must be now killed. Ciro is the first to find her, but saves her life because she's his first and never forgotten love. He now has to save his own life from his own insubordination.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama

Kesha, a young magician assistant, is desperately in love with a young journalist Alisa. He is ready to do everything possible to conquer her.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical
CharactersTeens, Musicians, Friends, Rockers, Waiters
PlaceNight Clubs, Los Angeles
StyleLight, To cry

A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical
CharactersStrong women
PlotLove, Time travel, Travel, Passion, Relationship
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute, Soulful

Linda Watt is a sheltered but brilliant young scientist who is plucked out of her company's lab and sent to India by her CEO to sell "Rice 9," a genetically modified rice she's created. However, unbeknownst to her, the rice will destroy the Indian farmers she thinks she's helping.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
CharactersStrong women
PlotWedding, Time travel, Treason, Recurring day, Meaning of life
PlaceCaves, California
StyleLight, Romantic, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Makes me think

When carefree Nyles and reluctant maid of honor Sarah have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated when they find themselves unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other.

Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
PlotLove, Time travel, Relationship, Time machine, Family life

Near future, 2040. Eugene and Alexandra have been married for 20 years, their relationship is like a dried apricot. Divorce from them also does not work, because in the future, divorce is a very expensive service. But fate gives them a chance: Eugene and Alexandra fall into the past, on the very day 20 years ago, when the lover and young Zhenya proposed to the lovely Sasha. Now a couple from the future wants to separate themselves in their youth, but it won't be easy. The young will fight for their love.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
PlaceIndia, Asia

As Ishaan, a music producer who takes advantage of the women in his life, feels a connection with Gauri, his new next-door neighbor, he begins to learn the importance of friendship - causing him to work to repair his relationships.