Movies and TV shows like Merlin

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Merlin (2008)
 7.9
 76K
Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, king arthur, supernatural ability, witch, knight, magical, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, dragon, camelot, imaginary, prophecy, royal family, curses spells and rituals, prince, heroes, adventure, friendship, palaces castles and temples, magician, supernatural, king, royal court, magic, young heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe

Most similar movies to Merlin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, captivating, stylized and serious films and TV series with plots about magic, escapades, adventure, danger, fantasy world, good versus evil and imaginary mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Merlin: Legend of the Seeker (2008), Atlantis (2013), Merlin's Apprentice (2006), Camelot (2011), Earthsea (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Legend of the Seeker (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of woodsman Richard Cypher, who discovers that he was born to fulfill a prophecy of becoming a guardian hero to oppressed people. With the help of a mysterious woman named Kahlan and a wise old wizard named Zedd, he must stop a ...
Style: exciting, serious, heroic, dark fantasy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, magical, imaginary, adventure, save the world, sorcerer, chosen one, witch, escapades, ancient ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.6
 11K
Atlantis (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A fantasy drama set in a world of legendary heroes and mythical creatures. Far from home and desperate for answers, Jason washes up on the shores of an ancient land. A mysterious place; a world of bull leaping, of snake haired goddesses and of ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: atlantis, legends and myths, adventure, greek mythology, escapades, young heroes, danger, imaginary kingdom, greek, youth, mysterious place, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.1
 21K
Merlin (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: king arthur, wizards and magicians, wizards, knight, good versus evil, adventure, sorcerer, dragon, witch, betrayal, supernatural, friendship ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Merlin's Apprentice (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. With the help of Jack, an irascible young beggar-thief imbued with his own unruly ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: holy grail, wizards and magicians, magic, adventure, camelot, apprentice, curses spells and rituals, arthurian legend, heroic mission, supernatural ability, heroes, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 23K
Camelot (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Ireland, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Camelot is a historical-fantasy-drama television series based on the Arthurian legend, was produced by Graham King, Morgan O'Sullivan and Michael Hirst.
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: king arthur, knight, imaginary kingdom, camelot, wizards and magicians, royal family, legends and myths, king, heroic mission, state affairs, heroes, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.7
 6K
Earthsea (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A reckless youth is destined to become the greatest sorcerer that the mystical land of Earthsea has ever known...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, epic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, dragon, island, magic, prophecy, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, good versus evil, supernatural ability, heroes, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.1
 124K
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: epic, exciting, serious, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, supernatural ability, fantasy world, legends and myths, young heroes, adventure, chosen one, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, epic, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, journey, friendship, sword and sorcery, heroic mission, wizards, mythology, sword fight ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, twists and turns, sentimental, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, magical, good versus evil, fairy, princess, magic, power of love, legends and myths, adventure, imaginary, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.6
 262K
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, captivating, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, magic, fall in love, adventure, magical, true love, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, witches, pirate, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, 1850s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
Style: epic, exciting, dark fantasy, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, elf, warrior, magical, imaginary, wizards, save the world, friendship, monster ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, psychotronic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, chosen one, camelot, throne, mentor, excalibur, courage, sword, sword and fantasy, resistance ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.2
 12K
Emerald City (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A modern reimagining of the stories that lead to 'The Wizard of Oz'.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, breathtaking, twists and turns
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: magic, witch, vengeance, unlikely couple, escape, sword and fantasy, supernatural power, wizard of oz, fantasy world, rescue, escapades, castle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Xena: Warrior Princess is an American–New Zealand supernatural fantasy adventure series that aired in syndication from September 4, 1995 until June 18, 2001. The series was created in 1995 by writer-director-producer Robert Tapert under his ...
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, captivating, semi serious, saga ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female warrior, mythology, friendship, adventure, sword fight, greek mythology, good versus evil, ancient, legends and myths, tough girl, feminism, lesbian ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece, macedonia, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, dark fantasy, stylized, atmospheric, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, magic, magic wand, imaginary, sorcerer, supernatural ability, friendship, good versus evil, young heroes, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 2017, 90s ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.5
 45K
Reign (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Style: sexy, stylized, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: queen, aristocracy, royal court, female protagonist, royal family, historical character, love triangle, intrigue, rivalry, king, state affairs, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.2
 336K
The Witcher (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Poland, USA, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The witcher Geralt, a mutated monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. Based on Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher Saga.
Style: exciting, captivating, dark fantasy, brutal, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: magic, fantasy world, monster, mutant, adventure, sorceress, deadly creature, supernatural ability, imaginary, elf, mutation, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.9
 26K
Cursed (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In this fresh take on the Arthurian legend, teenager Nimue joins forces with mercenary Arthur on a quest to find Merlin and deliver an ancient sword.
Style: dark fantasy, captivating, exciting, atmospheric, visually appealing ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, family outing
Plot: knight, quest, female protagonist, excalibur, sword and sorcery, magical sword, arthurian legend, mystery, magic, good versus evil, father daughter relationship, adaptation ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 15K
Charmed (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional college town of Hilltowne, Charmed follows the lives of three sisters, Macy, Mel and Maggie Vera who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are three of the most powerful witches of all time.
Style: enigmatic, twists and turns, captivating, reboot, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: magic, witch, witches, supernatural ability, hereditary gift of witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, witchcraft, adventure, friendship, demon, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 3K
Labyrinth (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, South Africa, Czech Republic
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: She inherits a house in the South of France from an aunt she has never met; she is haunted by dreams of a woman from the past, whom she does not know; and now she stumbles upon an archaeological find that will bear witness to a genocide committed ...
Style: stylized, serious, tense, suspenseful, epic
Plot: holy grail, archaeologist, medieval, destiny, cave, legends and myths, danger, obsessive quest, tombs and skeletons, conspiracy, sect, archeological dig ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, year 2012, 13th century
Place: europe, france, southern france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
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, dark fantasy, stylized, twists and turns, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, magic, wizards and magicians, magical, wizards, boarding school life, chosen one, magic wand, supernatural ability, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, black magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1993, year 1992, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, magic, magical, wizards and magicians, chosen one, supernatural ability, young heroes, best friends, boarding school life, prophecy, wizards, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1994, 1990s, year 1995 ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, heroic, exciting, dark fantasy, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: warrior, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, magical, fantasy world, elf, creature, dragon, adventurer, sword and sorcery, adventure, wizards ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 13K
Tin Man (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the spirit of L. Frank Baum's classic, the "Tin Man" follows the adventures of DG, a waitress and part-time student, as she travels through the mystical world of "The O. Z. (Outer Zone)", discovering her hidden past. ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, intense, stylized, clever ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, fantasy world, witch, good versus evil, wizard of oz, friendship, imaginary, journey, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, youth ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dragonheart: Vengeance (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lukas, a young farmer whose family is killed by savage raiders in the countryside, sets out on an epic quest for revenge, forming an unlikely trio with a majestic dragon and a swashbuckling, sword-fighting mercenary, Darius.
Style: exciting, touching, feel good, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, adventure, rescue, magical, vengeance, supernatural, warrior, fantasy world, witchcraft, friends, knight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mists of Avalon (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: A unique re-working of the Arthurian epic, based on the novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley, The Mists of Avalon tells the familiar tale but with an important twist: The story is told through the eyes of the women who wielded power behind King ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, epic, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: imaginary, heroes, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, arthurian legend, magic, sword fight, state affairs, obsessive quest, adventure, escapades, siblings relations ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Shannara Chronicles (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A young Healer armed with an unpredictable magic guides a runaway Elf in her perilous quest to save the peoples of the Four Lands from an age-old Demon scourge.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, elf, imaginary kingdom, heroes, imaginary, magic, supernatural, danger, demon, love triangle, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 20K
The Librarians (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A group of librarians set off on adventures in an effort to save mysterious, ancient artifacts. Based on the series of "The Librarian" movies.
Style: captivating, breathtaking, twists and turns, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: magic, artifact, archaeologist, good versus evil, treasure hunt, magical, library, friendship, librarian, thief, heroine, historian ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.6
 46K
The Magicians (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense, fairy tale ...
Plot: supernatural power, fantasy world, supernatural ability, magic, magician, school, betrayal, college, society, student, danger, crush ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Voyage of the Unicorn (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: One day the Aislings find themselves magically transported to a ship called the Unicorn. Here, they discover that they've been chosen to fulfill an incredible quest! They undergo an incredible journey of discovery in strange lands with ...
Style: stylized, touching, inspirational, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, parallel world, imaginary, good versus evil, escapades, supernatural ability, adventurer, unicorn, destiny, supernatural, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%