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Upside-Down Magic 2020
Nory and her best friend Reina enter the Sage Academy for Magical Studies, where Nory’s unconventional powers land her in a class for those with wonky, or “upside-down,” magic. Undaunted, Nory sets out to prove that that upside-down magic can be just as powerful as right-side-up.
List of the best movies like Upside-Down Magic (2020): The Last Airbender, The House with a Clock in Its Walls, 16 Wishes, The Healer, Girl Asleep, The One and Only Ivan, Jem and the Holograms, The Magic Kids: Three Unlikely Heroes, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Girl vs. Monster.

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The Last Airbender (2010)
Markimdb: 4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:14

When ten-year-old Lewis is suddenly orphaned, he is sent to live with his Uncle Jonathan in a creaky (and creepy) old mansion with a mysterious ticking noise that emanates from the walls. Upon discovering that his uncle is a warlock, Lewis begins learning magic, but when he rebelliously resurrects an evil warlock he must find the secret of the house and save the world from destruction.

16 Wishes (2010)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:30

The story about Abby Jensen, a girl who's been eager to reach her 16th birthday and has kept a secret wish list since she was a little girl. When the Big Day actually arrives, utter disaster strikes, leaving Abby to think her birthday is ruined. But when a mysterious box of magical birthday candles arrives to turn things around, Abby's 16 Wishes start to come true. Her day gets better and better...until she makes one wish that threatens to change everything.

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.

Girl Asleep (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryAustralia

The world is closing in on Greta Driscoll. On the cusp of turning fifteen she can't bear to leave her childhood, it contains all the things that give her comfort in this incomprehensible new world. She floats in a bubble of loserdom with her only friend Elliott, until her parents throw her a surprise 15th birthday party and she's flung into a parallel place; a world that's weirdly erotic, a little bit violent and thoroughly ludicrous - only there can she find herself.

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.

Jem and the Holograms (2015)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:34

In a hyper-linked social media age, an orphaned teenage girl, Jerrica Jem Benton, becomes an online recording sensation, and she and her sisters embark on a music-driven scavenger hunt - one that sends them on an adventure across Los Angeles - in an attempt to unlock a final message left by her father.

The Magic Kids: Three Unlikely Heroes (2020)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryGermany

Vlad has just moved and joined one of the most famous magical schools in the world, where he meets fairies, witches, trolls and dwarfs. Him and his father are the first vampires in town, but he soon meets other special kids.

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

In their quest to confront the ultimate evil, Percy and his friends battle swarms of mythical creatures to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.

Girl vs. Monster (2012)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:29

Skylar finds out that her parents are monster hunters after she accidentally releases some monsters from a secret containment chamber; so she and her techno friends must recapture all the monsters and also save her mom and dad from these monsters who are out for revenge.

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The Craft: Legacy (2020)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada

An eclectic foursome of aspiring teenage witches get more than they bargained for as they lean into their newfound powers.

Fat Albert (2004)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA

Animated character Fat Albert emerges from his TV universe into the real world, accompanied by his friends Rudy, Mushmouth, Old Weird Harold and Dumb Donald. Though the gang is flabbergasted by the modern world, they make new friends, and Albert attempts to help young Doris become popular. But things get complicated when Albert falls for her older sister, Lauri, and must turn to creator Bill Cosby for advice.

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.

Wolfblood (2013)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, family
CountryUnited Kingdom

Being a teenager is hard enough. Being a Wolfblood teenager is ten times more complicated. 14 year old Maddy loves her abilities - heightened senses, being faster, stronger and more graceful - but hates the secrets that come with them.

How to Be Really Bad (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CountryGermany

The life of 14-year-old Lilith is similar to that of a normal teenager, but there is a peculiarity: she is the daughter of the devil and lives with him in hell. Because she is totally bored there and also wants to have fun and explore the world, she makes a pact with her father: she is allowed to go to earth for a week - but she has to convert a good person to evil there. If she succeeds in this challenge, she may stay on earth forever, otherwise she'll be waving a hell of a boring job in the bookkeeping of the underworld.

Freaky Friday (2003)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Mother and daughter bicker over everything -- what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she's older. In turn, Anna detests Tess's fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek at how the other person feels, thinks and lives.

Zapped (2014)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:42

Zoey is a talented dancer whose organized life is rudely disrupted when she moves in with her new step-dad and three step-brothers, until she discovers a dog-training app that can get boys to obey her every command. But she soon learns that it isn't the cure-all she had hoped for.

The Main Event (2020)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, family, sport
CountryUSA

After discovering a magical mask, an 11-year-old aspiring wrestler enters a competition to become the next WWE superstar by using special powers from a magical mask.

The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (2010)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:23

A Californian family inherits a castle in Romania. This is especially exciting to the son, who is obsessed with monsters. And he is not disappointed.

Descendants 3 (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

The teenagers of Disney's most infamous villains return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep.

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.

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.

Return to Nim's Island (2013)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Australia

Fourteen year old Nim, more determined than ever to protect her island and all the wildlife that call it home, faces off against resort developers and animal poachers. Soon she realizes she can’t depend on her animal cohorts alone and must make her first human friend – Edmund, who’s run away to the island from the mainland – to save her home.

The Canterville Ghost (1996)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

When a teenaged girl moves to England, with her brothers and parents into the ancient Canterville Hall, she's not at all happy. Especially as there's a ghost and a mysterious re-appearing bloodstain on the hearth. She campaigns to go back home, and her dad, believing the ghost's pranks are Ginny's, is ready to send her back. But then Ginny actually meets the elusive 17th-century Sir Simon de Canterville (not to mention the cute teenaged duke next door), and she sets her hand to the task of freeing Sir Simon from his curse.

Vampires Suck (2010)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:20

Becca, an anxious, non-vampire teen is torn between two boys. Before she can choose, Becca must get around her controlling father, who embarrasses Becca by treating her like a child. Meanwhile, Becca's friends contend with their own romantic issues - all of which collide at the prom.

Aquamarine (2006)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning the heart of a handsome lifeguard.

Teen Beach 2 (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, musical, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

Dive in and rock out with the hottest surf sequel under the sun! Now that summer's over and school has begun, Brady (Ross Lynch) and Mack's (Maia Mitchell) relationship seems headed for a wipeout — until Lela, Tanner and the "Wet Side Story" kids show up! Dazzled by the novelty and variety of the modern world, Lela wants to stay, but the real world and the "reel" world just don't mix. Can Mack and Brady find the magic to get the kids home and get their own romance back on track before it's too late? Packed with electrifying song & dance numbers and hilarious fish-out-of-water wackiness, "Teen Beach 2" is "wow-abunga" fun for everyone!

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.

Northpole: Open for Christmas (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryCanada, USA

A successful businesswoman, Mackenzie, inherits her beloved aunt's inn, and chooses to restore the hotel to its original grandeur only to sell it right before Christmas. Unbeknownst to Mackenzie, she receives some unexpected help from a team of elves headed by the cheerful Clementine, who helps Mackenzie rediscover the true meaning of Christmas.

Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

Ramona is a little girl with a very big imagination and a nose for mischief. Her playful antics keep everyone in her loving family on their toes, including her older sister Beezus, who's just trying to survive her first year of high school. Through all the ups and downs of childhood, Ramona and Beezus learn that anything's possible when you believe in yourself and rely on each other.




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