Movies like Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
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 463K
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, stylized, fairy tale, scenic, entertaining, serious, scary, cliffhanger, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, school, supernatural ability, young heroes, chosen one, good versus evil, wizards, boarding school life, prophecy, curses spells and rituals, magic, danger, betrayal, teen romance, friendship, werewolf, magic wand, jealousy, death, adventure, giant, dark fantasy, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s, year 1997, year 1996
Place: england, europe, london

Most similar movies to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, visually appealing, entertaining and humorous films with plots about good versus evil, magic, transformation, fantasy world, catastrophe, destiny and mentor mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: The Golden Compass (2007), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), Maleficent (2014), Vampire Academy (2014), Goosebumps (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, twists and turns, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, friendship, witch, fantasy world, chosen one, school, magical, magic, wizards, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s, year 1991 ...
Place: england, europe
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.
Style: twists and turns, stylized, exciting, gothic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: magical, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, friendship, young heroes, supernatural ability, witch, school, chosen one, boarding school life, supernatural, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1993, year 1994, 1990s ...
Place: europe, england
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100%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: chosen one, wizards and magicians, young heroes, magical, supernatural ability, wizards, magic, journey, bravery, good versus evil, witch, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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100%
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, scenic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, best friends, young heroes, supernatural ability, prophecy, boarding school life, school, wizards, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1995, year 1996 ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
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100%
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Ignoring threats to his life, Harry returns to Hogwarts to investigate – aided by Ron and Hermione – a mysterious series of attacks.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, fairy tale, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, magic, chosen one, wizards, boarding school life, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, school, giant, secret place ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1993, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, atmospheric, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, friendship, school, witch, boarding school, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, contests and competitions, boarding school life, dragon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, year 1994 ...
Place: england, europe, london
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100%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, atmospheric, entertaining, sincere ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, supernatural ability, good versus evil, friendship, imaginary, teacher, supernatural, magic, young heroes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, near future, year 1998 ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: magic, magical creature, good versus evil, fantasy world, wizards, magic wand, adventure, friendship, dark fantasy, teleportation, rescue, magician ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, arizona, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: 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.
Style: exciting, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, time travel, imaginary, time loop, children, youth, adventure, dark fantasy, beautiful scenery, riddles and clues, boarding school life ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s, year 2016
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
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100%
The Golden Compass (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, orphan, parallel world, magical, journey, imaginary, witch, experiment, chosen one, best friends, adventurer ...
Place: england, oxford university, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 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.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, magical creature, adventure, siblings relations, imaginary, family relations, imaginary kingdom, twins, magical, family, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
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100%
 7.0
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Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Plot: fairy, magical, witch, fantasy world, good versus evil, dark fantasy, disney, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, betrayal, villain ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Vampire Academy (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rose, a rebellious half-vampire/half-human guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa -- a mortal, royal vampire Princess - have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St. Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sexy, vampire comedy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, vampire human love, best friends, academy, good versus evil, rivalry, supernatural, youth, school, female vampire, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, scenic, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, wizards, imaginary, obsessive quest, adventurer, dragon, adventure, magical, wizards and magicians, elf, courage ...
Time: 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate ...
Style: exciting, epic, humorous, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: superhuman powers, legends and myths, adventure, young heroes, best friends, monster, good versus evil, danger, greek mythology, heroes, imaginary, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, nashville tennessee, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 79K
Goosebumps (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of bestselling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. When Zach unintentionally unleashes real monsters from their manuscripts and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, scary, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: horror for children, pre-teens, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: teenagers, werewolf, good versus evil, monsters, adventure, monster, book, imaginary, magic, escapades, ventriloquist dummy, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, scenic, epic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, witch, good versus evil, fantasy world, magical, parallel world, self sacrifice, adventure, talking animals, curses spells and rituals, young heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 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.
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: mythology, young heroes, superhuman powers, fantasy world, adventure, friendship, demi god, artifact, ocean or sea, sword, heroic mission, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 46K
The Covenant (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four young men who belong to a supernatural legacy are forced to battle a fifth power long thought to have died out. Another great force they must contend with is the jealousy and suspicion that threatens to tear them apart.
Style: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, youth, good versus evil, teenager, supernatural, magic, chase, buddies, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus ...
Style: breathtaking, atmospheric, exciting, mysterious, bleak ...
Plot: magical, wizards and magicians, fantasy world, witch, magical creature, giant animal, magic wand, giant creature, dark fantasy, circus, good versus evil, friendship ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france, austria, england, france, alps ...
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100%
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: gothic, stylized, exciting, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, training, magic, apprentice, magical, adventure, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, sorcerer, chosen one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2010 ...
Place: new york, usa, britain, egypt, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 252K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, captivating, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, fall in love, adventure, imaginary, magical, pirate, true love, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, love and romance, prince ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Witch Hunter (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The modern world holds many secrets, but by far the most astounding is that witches still live among us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world and putting an end to the human race once and for all. Armies ...
Style: gothic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: supernatural, witch, immortality, imaginary, lone hero, adventure, dark hero, wizards and magicians, dark fantasy, apocalypse, witches, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 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.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, intense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, youth, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, danger, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In New York City, Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager, learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters — half-angel warriors who protect humanity from evil forces. After her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, sexy, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural, angel, supernatural romance, teenage love, werewolf, good versus evil, chosen one, love and romance, legends and myths, supernatural ability, heroine, vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful ...
Style: feel good, exciting, serious, saga, epic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, prince, good versus evil, witch, parallel world, queen, fantasy world, king, lion, sibling relationship, young heroes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 38K
The Witches (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: witch, hotel, adventure, good versus evil, mouse, young heroes, chocolate, magic, coven, supernatural, heroic mission, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: england, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 70K
Seventh Son (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Canada, China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, magic, witch, curses spells and rituals, adventure, wizards and magicians, master apprentice relationship, young heroes, chosen one, witches ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everyone always knew that Max had a wild imagination, but no one believed that his wildest creations -- a boy raised by watchful great white sharks and a girl with the force of a volcano -- were real. Now, these two pint-sized action masters will ...
Style: feel good, surreal, entertaining, enigmatic, absurd ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, adventure, school, superhero, friendship, shark, heroes, magic, good versus evil, parent child relationship, chosen one ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.
Style: epic, exciting, stylized, captivating, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, warrior, creature, magical, elf, adventure, fantasy world, sword and sorcery, monster, king, dragon ...
Time: 2010s
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