10 Best Anime movies like Spirited Away (2001)

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Spirited Away 2001
A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free her family.
List of the best anime movies like Spirited Away (2001): Emerald City, Howl's Moving Castle, Mirror of the Witch, Jinxed, Spell, Side Effect, The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom, R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls, Four Enchanted Sisters, Holidays.

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Emerald City (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

In the blink of a tornado’s eye, 20-year-old Dorothy Gale and her K9 police dog are transported to another world, one far removed from our own — a mystical land of competing kingdoms, lethal warriors, dark magic and a bloody battle for supremacy. This is the fabled Land of Oz in a way you’ve never seen before, where wicked witches don’t stay dead for long and a young girl becomes a headstrong warrior who holds the fate of kingdoms in her hands.

Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:59

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.

Mirror of the Witch (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:19

Seo-Ri's mother Queen Sim was unable to have a child. She went to a shaman to help her have a child. With the help of shaman Hong-Joo's black magic, Queen Sim was able to have a boy and girl twins. The girl, Seo-Ri, was put under a curse and abandoned deep in the mountains. She meets Heo Jun, a young man, there.

Jinxed (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA, Canada

Meet the Murphys, a family with never ending bad luck. "Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong," it's Murphy's law! Over a century ago a witch put a magical curse on their great-great grandfather and the whole family has been jinxed for generations! After Meg Murphy (played by Big Time Rush's Ciara Bravo) and her family's house is destroyed in yet another freak accident, the family moves into their grandfather's house in Harvest Hills. In a not-so-strange case of bad luck, Meg's nemesis Ivy is also spending the summer in town. But things start to look up, kind of, when Meg meets a local boy named Brett and he casts another spell on her, a love spell that is! With help from her brother Charlie, Meg more determined than ever, must break the hex on her catastrophically cursed family! Watch this doomed teen try for a normal existence in a world full of hijinks!

Spell (2020)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror
CountryUSA, South Africa

A father survives a plane crash in rural Appalachia, but becomes suspicious of the elderly couple who take him in to nurse him back to health with the ancient remedies.

Side Effect (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror
CountryRussia

A traumatic experience leads to a break-up between a young married couple. In a desperate attempt to save their marriage, Andrey, the husband, seeks help from a psychic named Mara. His only wish is to make his wife Olga forget the past. Mara's magic works, but the second honeymoon soon turns into a living nightmare... Andrey gradually recognizes that he is dealing with a powerful evil that possesses his wife, and the price of the psychic's service is Olga’s life.

The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy
CountryChina
Duration01:44

In the twilight of the Ming Dynasty, the Imperial court is plagued by corruption as tyrants rule over the land. With the Manchurians preying on a weakened empire, war is imminent. To save the victims from their suffering, sorceress Jade Raksha fights the soldiers that oppress people for their own gain. As payback, local government officials decide to pin the murder of Governor Zhuo Zhonglian on Jade, turning her and the members of her cult into wanted fugitives for a crime they didn't commit.

R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:32

Teenage friends must resist the spell of an evil showman staging a house of horrors show in their small town.

Four Enchanted Sisters (2020)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryGermany

Based on Sheridan Winn's book series "Sprite Sisters" about the magical adventures of sisters Flame, Sky, Flora and Marina.

Holidays (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:39

An anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time by challenging our folklore, traditions and assumptions.

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Dark Water (2017)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:54

Strange and scary things start to happen after three young people spend a night on abandoned ship.

They're Watching (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA, Romania
Duration02:08

An American TV crew gets trapped in a centuries-old web of revenge, horror, and blood, when their home improvement show is attacked by angry Eastern European villagers out to kill the show's star.

Gogol. A Terrible Vengeance (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, adventure, detective
CountryRussia
Duration01:43

Soon after Gogol's death, Binh names him guilty for the deaths of the Cossacks and the young women at the hands of the Dark Horseman, since he was the one who ordered them to be hidden in the barn. Bomgart is unable to perform a post-mortem analysis on the Gogol's body, while Vakula's daughter Vasilina (who secretly has magic abilities) proclaims denial about Gogol's demise.

The Love Witch (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:33

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.

Exit Humanity (2011)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, drama
CountryCanada

A decade after the American Civil War, Edward Young returns home from a hunting trip to find a horrific reanimation of his wife and that their son Adam has disappeared. He must battle his way through an unexplainable outbreak of the walking dead.

Wildwitch (2018)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryDenmark, Norway, Hungary, Czech Republic

12-year-old Clara is just like any other girl until one day a mysterious black cat scratches her. Clara soon discovers that she can communicate with the cat and that she belongs to a family of Wild Witches with a strong connection to nature and animals. It turns out that Clara is a very special Wild Witch and that her blood can set free the ancient and evil witch, Bravita Bloodyoung. Together with her mentor aunt Isa and her friends, Kahla and Oscar, Clara must face her destiny and embark on a dangerous journey in order to save herself and the Wild World.

Robin Hood: Ghosts of Sherwood (2011)
Markimdb: 1.7
Genreaction, adventure, detective
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:40

After selling his soul to a sorceress Robin is killed in battle. Distraught over these horrific turn of events Marian and Little John attempt to resuscitate Robin and his Merry Men. In doing so they inadvertently have turned the one-time heroes into the living dead and worse, the ghostly reincarnations are now hunting down Marian and Little John. So the pair attempt to seek out a new potion that will free these tormented souls from their demonic possession.

Coven (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySpain, France, Argentina

French Basque Country, year 1609. The men of a small fishing village have gone to sea. Judge Rostegui, who has been charged by the king with ridding the country of the devil's wiles, arrests Ana and her friends and accuses them of witchcraft.

Musallat 2: Lanet (2011)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, crime
CountryTurkey
Duration01:22

Elif is a pretty young woman who grew up in a wealthy family. Everything in her life works according to plan – until she starts hearing voices, followed by strange nightmares and asthma attacks. She becomes convinced that she has fallen under some evil spell. In order to conquer the demon behind it all, she has to dig deep into her past and uncover her true origin. While doing this, she is confronted by the horrific circumstances of her birth.

The Unholy (2021)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

Alice, a young hearing-impaired girl who, after a supposed visitation from the Virgin Mary, is inexplicably able to hear, speak and heal the sick. As word spreads and people from near and far flock to witness her miracles, a disgraced journalist hoping to revive his career visits the small New England town to investigate. When terrifying events begin to happen all around, he starts to question if these phenomena are the works of the Virgin Mary or something much more sinister.

Don't Knock Twice (2017)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:05

A mother desperate to reconnect with her troubled daughter becomes embroiled in the urban legend of a demonic witch.

The Hollow (2015)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

It's Halloween eve on Shelter Island, and the small town is preparing for a killer storm. But the dark clouds gathering over the island are bringing with them a curse one-hundred years in waiting. As the woods give birth to an ungodly and insatiable creature of fire, bones, and earth, three sisters must scramble to stay alive through the long dark night of the Hollow. For it's not something you can kill. It's only something you can try and survive.

Marianne (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:17

When a novelist realizes her terrifying stories are coming true, she returns to her hometown to face the demons from her past that inspire her writing.

Interstellar (2014)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:49

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

House of the Witch (2017)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

A group of high-school kids set out to play a Halloween prank at an abandoned house, but once they enter they become victims of a demonic witch who has set her wrath upon them.

Dead Night (2018)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA

A caring mother loses her sanity, setting off a chain of events resulting in tragedy and murder. The story of Casey Pollack unfolds from two very different perspectives when one night in the woods culminates in absolute terror.

Slice (2018)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

In a spooky small town, when a slew of pizza delivery boys are slain on the job, two daring survivors set out to catch the culprits behind the cryptic crime spree.

The Monkey King: The Legend Begins (2016)
Mark
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryChina, Hong Kong

The Monkey King: The Legend Begins is the re-imagined version by Hollywood of the film The Monkey King: Havoc in Heavens Palace, the origin and birthplace of The Monkey King Story.

Coco (2017)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, detective, music
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:27

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

Pernicious (2015)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Thailand
Duration01:30

It was supposed to be an adventure of a lifetime as three young girls spend the summer in Thailand. But their adventure quickly becomes a nightmare when the trio unleashes the spirit of a murdered child with only one thing on her mind - revenge.




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