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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Original name: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
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 learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths -- and about the villain who's to blame.
Style: exciting, touching, twists and turns, fairy tale, entertaining, semi serious, humorous, stylized, epic, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, school, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, chosen one, friendship, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, family, best friends, adventure, orphan, boarding school life, boarding school, magical, magic wand, magic, teachers and students, fantasy world, palaces castles and temples, halloween, chess, imaginary, friends, wizards ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1991, 1990s
Place: england, europe

Most similar movies to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, fairy tale and serious films with plots about adventure, danger, good versus evil, escapades, imaginary, witch and magic mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010), Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013), The Golden Compass (2007), The Last Airbender (2010), Eragon (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, school, supernatural ability, boarding school life, best friends, giant, curses spells and rituals, friendship, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1992, year 1993
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, twists and turns, stylized, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, friendship, good versus evil, boarding school life, magical, school, chosen one, young heroes, witch, family, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1994, year 1993
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: gothic, exciting, twists and turns, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: chosen one, school, friendship, wizards and magicians, witch, boarding school life, supernatural ability, boarding school, magical, curses spells and rituals, family, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1995, year 1994
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Genre: 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, stylized, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, school, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, young heroes, boarding school life, chosen one, magical, prophecy, best friends, magic, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996, year 1995, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Genre: 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, serious, stylized, scary ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, young heroes, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, school, chosen one, boarding school life, good versus evil, magical, werewolf, betrayal, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: exciting, stylized, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, wizards and magicians, chosen one, supernatural ability, magical, invisibility, best friends, adventure, witch, magic, teleportation, werewolf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1998
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
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, serious, atmospheric, scary
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, chosen one, magical, friendship, young heroes, good versus evil, best friends, friends, curses spells and rituals, master villain, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, year 1998 ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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: atmospheric, epic, exciting, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, magical, parallel world, self sacrifice, family, fantasy world, throne, queen, king, young heroes ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: dungeon, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 133 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: surprise ending, fairy tale, dark, interesting, entertaining ...
Plot: teleportation, chase, rescue, robbery, good versus evil, witch, magic, steampunk, magic wand, suitcase, magical creature, subway station ...
Time: 1920s
Place: manhattan new york city, dungeon, new york, england
⇓ 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, witty, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, superhuman powers, young heroes, danger, legends and myths, teenage life, heroes, best friends, save the day, greek, parents and children, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, taj mahal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: exciting, humorous, stylized, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, witch, training, wizards and magicians, magical, apprentice, adventure, dragon, supernatural ability, chosen one, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, middle ages ...
Place: new york, usa, britain, egypt, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, superhuman powers, friendship, legends and myths, artifact, ocean or sea, heroic mission, race against time, youth, imaginary kingdom, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, adventure, orphan, magical, experiment, best friends, journey, chosen one, fantasy world, witch, heroes, imaginary ...
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, chosen one, destiny, young heroes, save the world, master warrior, heroic mission, heroes, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 115K
Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: serious, epic, stylized, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, supernatural ability, adventure, imaginary kingdom, danger, imaginary, young heroes, heroic mission, legends and myths, heroes, orphan, chosen one ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.7
 233K
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: feel good, captivating, stylized, epic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: witch, adventure, imaginary kingdom, true love, supernatural ability, fall in love, escapades, pirate, chase, love and romance, race against time, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
Story: When three normal teenage girls stumble upon a ancient cave they undergo a transformation that will change their lives forever. H20 - Just Add Water, sees three very different girls facing everyday teen problems with an added twist - they're ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mermaid, supernatural, island, supernatural ability, friends, ocean or sea, adventure, love and romance, best friends, youth, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The 10th Kingdom (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 417 min.
Story: Two centuries after Snow White and Cinderella had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendel, Snow White's grandson, to the throne of the Fourth Kingdom. But an evil once-queen has freed herself ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, fairy tale, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, fairy, good versus evil, journey, friendship, parallel world, magical, creature, imaginary ...
Place: virginia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Silver Chair (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Family, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Eustace, along with a new companion named Jill Pole, is brought back to Narnia. The pair are told by Aslan they must search for King Caspian's missing son, Prince Rillian.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, imaginary, adventure, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, heroic mission, legends and myths, good versus evil, heroes, hopes, rescue, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, warrior, battles, dwarf, ancient, courage, heroic mission, suspicion ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 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.
Style: fairy tale, colourful, light, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, magic, magic trick, illusion, prophecy, circus, escapades, save the kingdom ...
Time: 1900s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Jack the Giant Killer (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrible and trecherous Pendragon plans to gain the throne of Cornwall by getting the king to abdicate and to marry his lovely daughter. To help him he has his dreadful witches in his castle and his almost unstoppable sorcery. A giant under his ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, offbeat, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: princess, giant, castle, kidnapping, genie, farm, adventure, young heroes, palaces castles and temples, curses spells and rituals, dragon, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic
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: exciting, epic, serious, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, parallel world, witch, prince, queen, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, ancient, uncle, faith, lion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1940s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: atmospheric, exciting, breathtaking, bleak, mysterious ...
Plot: witch, magical creature, circus, adventure, fantasy world, magical, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, friendship, murder, dark fantasy, urban fantasy ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 29K
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: humorous, fairy tale, gothic, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: mouse, hotel, adventure, witch, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, chocolate, young heroes, secret identity, supernatural, heroic mission, magic ...
Place: england, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Water Horse (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, UK, Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.
Style: emotional, entertaining, scenic, exciting, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, friendship, sea monster, child protagonist, kids and family, egg, rescue from drowning, underwater, world war two, boat accident, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 292K
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: captivating, stylized, exciting, serious, fairy tale ...
Plot: witch, fairy, in the woods, good versus evil, betrayal, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, princess, magical, wizards and magicians, villain, dark fantasy ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 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.
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, family, witch, adventure, ship, obsessive quest, good versus evil, prince, quest, snowing, king ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Cromwell clan live in the real world, except for their grandmother who lives in Halloweentown, a place where monsters go to escape reality. But now the son of the Cromwells' old enemy Kalabar has a plan to use the grandmother's book to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: magic, witch, warlock, halloween, danger, curses spells and rituals, family, adventure, wizards and magicians, religions or cults, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 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.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, good versus evil, time travel, adventure, supernatural ability, family, destiny, immortality, heroic mission, coming of age, danger, heroes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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