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Mirror Mirror 2012
After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White launches an epic battle of good vs. evil...
List of the best movies like Mirror Mirror (2012): Three Wishes for Cinderella, Cinderella, Ella Enchanted, The One and Only Ivan, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, Gulliver's Travels, Jumanji: The Next Level, Pan, The Spiderwick Chronicles.

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Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryCzechoslovakia, East Germany
Duration01:22

The film stars Libuse Safrankova as the title character, a young woman who is put upon by her stepmother and stepsisters. The film employs a twist, though, when a handsome prince comes knocking. Cinderella does not simply fall into the prince's arms. In this version, he must actively pursue the young woman who is a skilled sharpshooter prone to wearing hunting outfits. Cinderella also has three wishes at her disposal, gained from three magic nuts.

Cinderella (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:26

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.

Ella Enchanted (2004)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration01:36

Ella lives in a magical world in which each child, at the moment of their birth, is given a virtuous "gift" from a fairy godmother. Ella's so-called gift, however, is obedience. This birthright proves itself to be quite the curse once Ella finds herself in the hands of several unscrupulous characters whom she quite literally cannot disobey. Determined to gain control of her life and decisions, Ella sets off on a journey to find her fairy godmother who she hopes will lift the curse. The path, however, isn't easy -- Ella must outwit a slew of unpleasant obstacles including ogres, giants, wicked stepsisters, elves and Prince Charmont's evil uncle, who wants to take over the crown and rule the kingdom.

The One and Only Ivan (2020)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, comedy, adventure, family, family, cartoon
CountryUSA

Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant named Ruby arrives, it touches something deep within him. Ruby is recently separated from her family in the wild, which causes him to question his life, where he comes from and where he ultimately wants to be.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada
Duration02:44

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.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35

A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice. In Disney’s magical take on the classic The Nutcracker, Clara wants a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a box holding a priceless gift. A golden thread presented at her godfather’s holiday party leads her to the coveted key—which promptly disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. There Clara encounters a soldier, a gang of mice and the regents of three magical Realms. But she must brave the ominous Fourth Realm, home to the tyrant Mother Ginger, to retrieve her key and return harmony to the unstable world.

Gulliver's Travels (1996)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration03:06

Dr. Gulliver has returned from his journey to his family after a long absence - and tells them the story of his travels.

Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA

In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to rescue one of their own, the players will have to brave parts unknown from arid deserts to snowy mountains, to escape the world's most dangerous game.

Pan (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:24

Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save Neverland from the ruthless pirate Blackbeard. Along the way, the rebellious and mischievous boy discovers his true destiny, becoming the hero forever known as Peter Pan.

The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

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North (1994)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules that North should either find new parents or return to his own parents within two months. Thus North starts off on a journey around the world to find parents that really care about him.

Gulliver's Travels (2010)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:38

When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

Hook (1991)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps Peter's kids and forces Peter to return to Neverland, could lead to a chance at redemption, in this family-oriented fantasy from director Steven Spielberg.

Prince Charming (2001)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

After an extramarital indiscretion, a fairy-tale prince and his sidekick are turned into frogs for all eternity or until the prince can convince a maiden to kiss and then marry him.

Racing Stripes (2005)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

Shattered illusions are hard to repair -- especially for a good-hearted zebra named Stripes who's spent his life on a Kentucky farm amidst the sorely mistaken notion that he's a debonair thoroughbred. Once he faces the fact that his stark stripes mark him as different, he decides he'll race anyway. And with help from the young girl who raised him, he just might end up in the winner's circle.

Pete's Dragon (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, New Zealand
Duration02:18

For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham has delighted local children with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. To his daughter, Grace, who works as a forest ranger, these stories are little more than tall tales... until she meets Pete, a mysterious 10-year-old with no family and no home who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliott. And from Pete's descriptions, Elliott seems remarkably similar to the dragon from Mr. Meacham's stories. With the help of Natalie, an 11-year-old girl whose father Jack owns the local lumber mill, Grace sets out to determine where Pete came from, where he belongs, and the truth about this dragon.

The NeverEnding Story III (1994)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryWest Germany, Germany
Duration01:35

A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.

The Healer (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountrySpain, Canada, USA
Duration02:56

The film follows a man with an unwanted gift for healing who meets a teenager with cancer who helps him to find himself.

A Dog's Journey (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, India, China, Hong Kong
Duration02:47

A dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets.

A Simple Wish (1997)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic wand is broken and the fairies convention is threatened by evil witches Claudia and Boots.

Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, a space-themed board game, which they realize has mystical powers when their house is shot into space. With the help of an astronaut, the boys attempt to return home.

The Case for Christmas (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryCanada, USA

An up-and-coming attorney risks it all to help defend Santa when Christmas is in jeopardy of cancellation.

Christopher Robin (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:34

Christopher Robin, the boy who had countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood, has grown up and lost his way. Now it’s up to his spirited and loveable stuffed animals, Winnie The Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, and the rest of the gang, to rekindle their friendship and remind him of endless days of childlike wonder and make-believe, when doing nothing was the very best something.

Ladyhawke (1985)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration02:01

Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, they must try to overthrow the corrupt Bishop and in doing so break the spell.

The Prince and the Pauper (1937)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

Two boys - the prince Edward and the pauper Tom - are born on the same day. Years later, when young teenage Tom sneaks into the palace garden, he meets the prince. They change clothes with one another before the guards discover them and throw out the prince thinking he's the urchin. No one believes them when they try to tell the truth about which is which. Soon after, the old king dies and the prince will inherit the throne.

The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

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.

The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

The Russo family and friends are headed to Tuscany, Italy, to meet their long lost relatives... but when Alex tries to prove she's more than a seemingly carefree young Wizard, she inadvertently conjures a spell that creates a Good Alex and an Evil Alex. When Evil Alex gets roped into a charming young wizard's foreboding plan to take over the world, Good Alex must find a way to save her family and humankind, which leads to a monumental battle between the two versions of herself - all atop the Tower of Pisa.

Pete's Christmas (2013)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA, Canada

An overlooked middle child finds himself in the unexpected spotlight when he realizes his family's terrible Christmas day keeps repeating. As the only one experiencing the day over and over, he decides to use his unique gift to give the holidays a makeover and his family a Christmas they will never forget.

Nine Lives (2016)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryFrance, China, Canada
Duration02:25

A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.




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