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20 best movies like Malice in Wonderland (2009)

List of the best movies like Malice in Wonderland (2009): Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey, The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Apostle, Hugo, Centurion, Lady in the Water, Inception, Beneath Still Waters.

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Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada
Duration02:44
CharactersWitch, Teens, Monsters, Childrens, Immortals
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Magic, Superpowers
PlaceIslands, Fantastic worlds, England, Orphan home, Boarding school
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Gothic, Serious, Beautiful landscapes

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.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryAustralia, New Zealand
CharactersFamily
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Superpowers, Viruses
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Smart, Serious

In the 14th century a village seeking escape from the Black Death are guided by a boy's vision to tunnel into an abandoned mine and emerge into 20th century New Zealand.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Immortals, Family, Twins
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Magic, Superpowers
PlaceParallel worlds
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating, Epic

A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:54
CharactersFathers, Mothers, Pilots
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Loneliness, Dreams
PlaceNature, USA
StyleInspirational, Soulful, For sleep

A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:18
CharactersVampire, Gods, Lifeguards, Prophets, Brothers
PlotDancing, Abduction, Revenge, Friendship, Supernatural
StyleExciting, Tense

In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:06
CharactersRobots, Childrens, Thieves, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Friendship, Fate
PlaceParis, France
StyleExciting, Light, To cry, Steampunk, Fascinating

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure, Sword Battles
PlaceEngland, Roman Empire
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersMermaids, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Swimming, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy, Touching, Serious, Disturbing

Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect his new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:28
CharactersHackers, Spy, Scammers
PlotAdventure, Puzzles, Skirmishes, Fight, Virtual Reality
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleInteresting, Popular, Exciting, Psychological problems, Action

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountrySpain, United Kingdom
CharactersZombie, Teens
PlotSurvival, Investigation, Supernatural, Mystery, Ghosts
PlaceVillage
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Fancy, Serious, Disturbing

Studying under a disciple of Aleister Crowley, the leader of an upper class group invokes a supernatural force that slowly devours the village of Marienbad and its inhabitants, threatening to spread beyond its geographical limits. The mayor from the town nearby commissions the building of a dam which would flood the valley and therefore submerge the village forever sealing the evil force under water after leader and his followers were incapacitated to be kept from escaping. However, fate ensured the leader's freedom as he remained in the depths when the waters covered Marienbad. Now 40 years later an array of disappearances and deaths in mysterious circumstances are threatening the town next to the reservoir that now covers Marienbad.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration00:46
CharactersTeens, Police, Mathematicians
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Curses
StyleFascinating, Tense, For men

Ten-year-old Nico receives a threatening letter and now his life is in danger. No one seems to believe him except one person that he doesn't know.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:40
CharactersSpecial agents, FBI
PlotInvestigation, Justice
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryGermany, United Kingdom
Duration01:38
CharactersWitch, Knights, Heroes, Priests
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Supernatural, Life after death, Viruses
PlaceVillage, England
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Depressive, Gothic, Serious

As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are charged by the church to investigate. Their journey is filled with danger, but it's upon entering the village that their true horror begins.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:53
CharactersDogs, Sherlock Holmes, Friends
PlotTravel, Investigation, Obsession, Friendship, Chase
PlaceEngland, London
Time19th century
StyleAtmospheric, Smart, Fancy, Serious, Disturbing

Concerned about his friend's cocaine use, Dr. Watson tricks Sherlock Holmes into travelling to Vienna, where Holmes enters the care of Sigmund Freud. Freud attemts to solve the mysteries of Holmes' subconscious, while Holmes devotes himself to solving a mystery involving the kidnapping of Lola Deveraux.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersAnimals, Wolves, Bears, Snake, Monkeys
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Chase
PlaceVillage, Jungle, Nature, India
StyleSerious

A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Croatia, France, Hungary
Duration01:51
CharactersHorses, Knights, Thieves, Heroes, Criminals
PlotLove, Fight, Slavery, Money, Friendship
PlaceVillage, Ships, England, Party, Deserts
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Steampunk, Atmospheric, Fascinating

A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersWitch, Mermaids, Fish
PlotAdventure, Travel, Loneliness, Death, Cancer
PlaceCircus, USA, New York
StyleTo cry, Fancy, Touching

Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true picture of his father from flashbacks of his amazing adventures.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryNetherlands
Duration01:43
CharactersFathers, Detectives
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Family life
PlaceForest, Spain
StyleAtmospheric

One cold winter's day, Jacob and his sister Marie are abandoned in a wood by their out-of-work father. In his jacket Jacob finds a letter from their mother urging them to go to her brother in Spain. Once in Spain, it turns out that their uncle is dead. Marie meets Diego, a wealthy charming Spanish surgeon, and falls in love with him. Diego lives with his sick, domineering sister, Teresa. To Jacob's astonishment, Marie wants to marry Diego. Even after the wedding has taken place, jealous Jacob tries to get his sister away from Diego. When this doesn't succeed, Jacob starts to provoke his brother-in-law. It soon transpires that no-one will go unpunished for this.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Journalists, Investigators
PlotDancing, Time travel, Investigation, Mystery, Undercover
PlaceSchool, Los Angeles
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Makes me think, Serious

A journalist and his girlfriend get pulled in while they investigate a cult whose leader claims to be from the future.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:56
PlotTime travel, Travel, Mystery, Fulfillment of desires, Dreams
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleDeep Meaning, Fancy

An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersMonsters, Heroes, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Magic, Rivalry
PlaceCastle
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fancy, Epic

Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold of Nockmaar. A child, Elora Danan, is born in the Nockmaar dungeons and identified as the prophesied child by a birthmark on her arm. However, before the black sorceress arrives to claim the child, Elora's mother convinces her reluctant midwife to escape with the baby. Willow, a timid farmer and aspiring sorcerer, is entrusted with delivering the royal infant from evil.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:31
CharactersWitch, Heroes, Family, Mice, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Supernatural
PlaceEngland, Hotels
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Disturbing

A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling her master plan to turn all children into mice. Will Luke fall victim to the witches' plot before he can stop them?

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersSuperhero, Immortals
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Hypnosis
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Action, Disturbing

Based on the 1930's comic strip, puts the hero up against his arch enemy, Shiwan Khan, who plans to take over the world by holding a city to ransom using an atom bomb. Using his powers of invisibility and "The power to cloud men's minds", the Shadow comes blazing to the city's rescue with explosive results.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, France, India
Duration02:07
CharactersAnimals, Tigers
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Adventure, Travel, Death
PlaceSea, Islands, Ships, Nature, Ocean
StyleBeautiful, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Vital signs

The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:05
CharactersSherlock Holmes, Friends
PlotInvestigation, Friendship, Ballet, Missing people, Lost memory
PlaceSubmarines, England, Scotland
Time19th century
StyleSteampunk, Atmospheric, Smart, Fancy, Disturbing

Director Billy Wilder adds a new and intriguing twist to the personality of intrepid detective Sherlock Holmes. One thing hasn't changed however: Holmes' crime-solving talents. Holmes and Dr. Watson take on the case of a beautiful woman whose husband has vanished. The investigation proves strange indeed, involving six missing midgets, villainous monks, a Scottish castle, the Loch Ness monster, and covert naval experiments. Can the sleuths make sense of all this and solve the mystery

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration01:33
CharactersTeens, Dragons, Heroes, Family, Scientists
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Fulfillment of desires, Fate, Freedom
PlaceChina, Australia
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fancy, Serious

When teenagers JOSH (Louis Corbett) and LING (Li Lin Jin) join their respective parents, CHRIS (Sam Neill) and Dr LI (Wang Ji) on an archaeological dig in China they encounter something trapped beneath a temple beyond their wildest imagination. A real live Chinese dragon. Two thousand years earlier, to defend his kingdom, the dragon lent an emperor his all powerful pearl. Instead of being returned, the pearl was buried with the emperor beneath his palace, and helpless without its source of power the dragon has remained entombed ever since.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family, crime, detective
CountryJapan
Duration01:59
CharactersDemons, Orphans
PlotApocalypse, Revenge, Superpowers, Investigation, Supernatural
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

In Victorian-era London, on the night of Ciel Phantomhive's tenth birthday a fire destroyed his manor and killed both of his parents. In a moment of death Ceil strikes a deal with a demon, his soul in exchange for revenge. This demon becomes his butler and calls himself by name of Sebastian Michaelis, to protect and serve Ciel until the deal has been completed. One month after the fire Ciel returns from being missing, with his new butler Sebastian. Ceil is now the head of the Phantomhive corporation, handling all business affairs as well as the work as the Queen of England’s guard dog and looking for his parents murders.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Horses, Blonde girls, Photographers, Sisters
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Adventure, Travel, Motorcycles
PlaceTrains, Italy, Party, Cemetery
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

Lucy, a small-town girl from Ohio, discovers the delightfully bizarre films of legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini and sets off on a journey across Italy to find him.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersTerrorists, Criminals
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Adventure
PlaceAircraft, Jungle
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

Four men from different parts of the globe, all hiding from their pasts in the same remote South American town, agree to risk their lives transporting several cases of dynamite (which is so old that it is dripping unstable nitroglycerin) across dangerous jungle terrain.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:25
CharactersTeens, Mathematicians, Difficult teens
PlotAdventure, Intrigue, Mystery, Ghosts
PlaceMansions, Boarding school
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Disturbing

Kit, a troubled girl, is sent to the exclusive Blackwood boarding school, where she discovers that only four other female students have been admitted to learn the four pillars of knowledge under the ominous wing of the mysterious headmistress Madame Duret.





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