10 best movies like The Love Witch (2016)

Movies similar to The Love Witch (2016): Descendants 2, Hedi, Santa Claus. Battle of Mages, Endless Poetry, The Commune, The Alchemist Cookbook, Tale of Tales, The Bartender, Tales of Halloween, The Assassin.

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Descendants 2 (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersWizards, Friends
PlotLove, Magic, Fidelity, Witchcraft
PlaceIslands

When the pressure to be royal becomes too much for Mal, she returns to the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, Ursula's daughter, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen.

Hedi (2016)
Genredrama
CountryTunisia, Belgium, France
Duration02:01
CharactersMothers, Brides
PlotWedding, Love, Dreams, Power, Freedom

Young Tunisian Hedi lives an ordered life in which he believes there can be no more surprises. His future will play out as other people have planned, until he meets a young woman named Rim at a hotel in Mahdia Hediand. An ostensibly personal story broadens into a panorama of a society in upheaval, an allegory about breaking away from traditions. And a film about the happiness and pain of freedom.

Santa Claus. Battle of Mages (2016)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 3.7)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryRussia
Duration02:38
CharactersMonsters, Wizards
PlotLove, Magic, Holidays
PlaceRussia, Moscow
TimeNew Year
StyleAtmospheric

Young girl Masha accidentally discovers the organization of snow and ice mages fighting the global devil under the leadership of Santa Claus.

Endless Poetry (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, drama, biography
CountryChile, Japan, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:01
CharactersPregnant, Family, Friends, Fathers, Dogs, Gay, Clowns
PlotWedding, Love, Dreams, The escape, Moving, Death
PlaceParis

A portrait of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s young adulthood, set in the 1940s and 50s, in the electric capital city of Santiago. There, he decides to become a poet and is introduced, by destiny, into the foremost bohemian and artistic circle of the time.

The Commune (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genredrama
CountryDenmark, Sweden, Netherlands
Duration02:57
CharactersLovers, Students, Journalists
PlotDreams, Love, Death, Love triangle

Erik, a lecturer in architecture, inherits his father’s large old house in Hellerup, north of Copenhagen. His wife Anna, a well-known television newscaster, suggests that they invite their friends to come and live with them. In this way she hopes to evade the boredom that has begun to seep into their marriage. Before long, a dozen women, men and children move into the country house, make collective decisions, engage in discussions and go swimming together in the nearby Øresund strait. They also rub each other up the wrong way on account of their smaller and larger idiosyncrasies. Their fragile equilibrium threatens to come undone when Erik falls in love with his student Emma and the young woman moves into the house. Fourteen-year-old Freja, daughter of Erik and Anna, aloofly observes these goings-on and seeks her own way.

The Alchemist Cookbook (2016)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersFathers, Cats
PlotMagic, Mystery, Witchcraft, Supernatural, Death
PlaceForest
StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric

Self-made chemist Sean, a recluse living in an old trailer in the woods, suffers from pill-popping delusions of fortune. When his manic attempts at cracking the ancient secret of alchemy go awry he unleashes something far more sinister and dangerous.

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.

The Bartender (2015)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:29
CharactersWizards, Losers, Bartenders
PlotLove, Magic, Success, Relationship
PlaceRussia, Office
StyleSoulful, Light

Vadim is an ordinary office worker with no prospects, desperate to somehow change his boring life. One afternoon, while pondering his life in a pub, a mysterious bartender offers Vadik a cocktail. Upon drinking this cocktail, Vadik's world is instantly transformed beyond recognition. He is now successful, attractive and interesting. However, Vadik needs to learn how to sustain this new mirage, once the cocktails run out.

Tales of Halloween (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:03
CharactersMonsters, Witch, Aliens, Wolves, Demons
PlotDeath, Love
TimeHalloween

Ten stories from horror's top directors. Ghosts, ghouls, monsters, and the devil delight in terrorizing unsuspecting residents of a suburban neighborhood on Halloween night. This creepy anthology combines classic Halloween tales with the stuff of nightmares.

The Assassin (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama
CountryTaiwan, China, Hong Kong, France
Duration01:45
CharactersKillers
PlotLove, Death, Mystery, Mystery, Relationship
PlaceChina

A female assassin during the Tang Dynasty who begins to question her loyalties when she falls in love with one of her targets.

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Mercy (2014)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:19
CharactersWizards, Family, Neighbors, Mothers
PlotLove, Magic, Death, Fear, Supernatural
PlaceSmall cities, USA
StyleAction

A single mom and her two boys help take care of their grandmother with mystical powers

Burying the Ex (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersZombie
PlotSupernatural, Death

It seemed like a great idea when all-around nice guy Max and his beautiful girlfriend, Evelyn moved in together. But when Evelyn turns out to be a controlling, manipulative nightmare, Max knows it’s time to call it quits. There’s just one problem: he’s terrified of breaking up with her. Fate steps in when Evelyn is the victim of a fatal, freak accident, leaving Max single and ready to mingle. Just as Max is thinking about moving on with what could be his dream girl, Olivia – Evelyn has returned from the grave and is determined to get her boyfriend back...even if that means transforming him into one of the undead.

Into the Woods (2014)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:05
CharactersWitch, Wizards
PlotMagic
PlaceForest

In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Season of the Witch (2011)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersWitch
PlotTravel, Love, Death, Witchcraft
TimeMiddle Ages

A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Mark9.2 (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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Excalibur (1981)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:20
CharactersKnights, Kings, Witch
PlotLove, Magic, Adventure
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages

A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.

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