Movies and TV shows like Merlin

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Merlin (2008)
 7.9
 65K
Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, captivating, epic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, magical, knight, wizards and magicians, dragon, witch, adventure, heroes, king, supernatural, royal family, prophecy, prince, royal court, friendship, palaces castles and temples, magician, imaginary, ancient, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, king arthur, aristocracy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe

Most similar movies to Merlin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about escapades, adventure, imaginary, danger, magic, good versus evil and rivalry mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Merlin: Merlin's Apprentice (2006), Legend of the Seeker (2008), Atlantis (2013), Reign (2013), Camelot (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Merlin's Apprentice (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
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: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: holy grail, wizards and magicians, apprentice, magic, camelot, heroic mission, adventure, adventurer, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, heroes, fantasy world ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Legend of the Seeker (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
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, humorous, feel good, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary, save the world, chosen one, witch, magical, ancient, secret, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.7
 10K
Atlantis (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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: stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: atlantis, young heroes, adventure, greek mythology, youth, danger, legends and myths, escapades, family, imaginary kingdom, mysterious place, island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 39K
Reign (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Style: sexy, serious, stylized, tense, realistic ...
Plot: queen, royal family, intrigue, royal court, aristocracy, love triangle, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, politics, female protagonist, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: 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: atmospheric, exciting, epic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, fantasy world, imaginary, sword and sorcery, save the world, journey, mythology, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: mine, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 22K
Camelot (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Ireland, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
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: stylized, captivating, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, wizards and magicians, king arthur, legends and myths, royal family, danger, state affairs, heroic mission, rivalry, throne, curses spells and rituals, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, atmospheric, stylized, serious, scary
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, supernatural ability, friendship, good versus evil, young heroes, best friends, friends, witch, master villain, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, near future ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 117K
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: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, adventure, fantasy world, danger, legends and myths, young heroes, heroic mission, chosen one, imaginary, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 237K
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, romantic, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, adventure, true love, supernatural ability, fall in love, pirate, chase, magical, love and romance, escapades, prince ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 19K
Merlin (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
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: good versus evil, dragon, knight, wizards and magicians, love and romance, witch, betrayal, king arthur, adventure, supernatural, friendship, rescue ...
Time: middle ages
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
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: imaginary kingdom, creature, good versus evil, magical, warrior, sword and sorcery, heroes, magic, adventure, dragon, heroic mission, swords and armor ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Mists of Avalon (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 183 min.
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, wizards and magicians, legends and myths, state affairs, heroes, obsessive quest, adventure, escapades, siblings relations, family relations, arthurian legend, feminism ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: witch, magical, wizards and magicians, chosen one, school, boarding school life, curses spells and rituals, giant, supernatural ability, legendary, best friends, child driving car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1993, 1990s, year 1992
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Storyteller (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
Story: The StoryTeller is a live-action/puppet television series. It was an American/British co-production which originally aired in 1988 and was created and produced by Jim Henson. Reruns of The StoryTeller episodes were featured in some episodes of The ...
Style: feel good, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, family, adventure, in the woods, ancient, monster, giant, fairy, escapades, oldtimer, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, tense, suspenseful, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, chosen one, supernatural ability, magical, young heroes, school, boarding school life, prophecy, best friends, supernatural, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1996, year 1995, 1990s ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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: stylized, epic, suspense, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, prophecy, chosen one, courage, warrior, haunted by the past, rescue, danger, one against many, king, mentor ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: stylized, exciting, twists and turns, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, good versus evil, supernatural ability, friendship, chosen one, young heroes, boarding school life, witch, school, curses spells and rituals, werewolf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 1994, year 1993
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, imaginary, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, giant, heroic mission, good versus evil, heroes, hopes, young heroes, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: exciting, twists and turns, offbeat, captivating, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, magical, adventure, good versus evil, fairy, power of love, true love, family relations, small town, parents and children, imaginary, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: 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: exciting, captivating, epic, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, save the world, fantasy world, friendship, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, magical, pride and honor, heroic mission, army, attack ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, exciting, fairy tale, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, self sacrifice, fantasy world, magical, throne, parallel world, king, young heroes, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: dungeon, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 45 min.
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, captivating, feel good, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, friendship, feminism, adventure, good versus evil, tough girl, anti hero, ancient, female warrior, sword fight, danger, lesbian subtext ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, india, china, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 36K
The Magicians (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural ability, school, fantasy world, magic, supernatural power, danger, magician, student, betrayal, college, society, depression ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.8
 6K
Earthsea (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A reckless youth is destined to become the greatest sorcerer that the mystical land of Earthsea has ever known...
Style: stylized, serious, epic, captivating
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dragon, island, prophecy, amulet, magic, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, village life, supernatural, coming of age, supernatural ability, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 4.2
 8K
Charmed (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: captivating, enigmatic, suspense, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, witch, good versus evil, witchcraft, witches, reboot, adventure, crimes, friendship, society, magic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.6
 318
Arthur's Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: To escape the clutches of the evil warrior and sorceress Morgana, Merlin transports young King Arthur into modern day America. When Merlin comes back ten years later to retrieve him, he finds a hip 15 year-old Arthur who does not believe Merlin, nor ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, supernatural, adventure, legends and myths, folk hero, king arthur, family, hidden identity, changing the past or future, love and romance, wizards and magicians, danger ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, stylized, serious, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: magical, chosen one, wizards and magicians, friendship, school, witch, boarding school, boarding school life, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, dragon, giant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1995, year 1994, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 3K
Labyrinth (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, South Africa, Czech Republic
Duration: 188 min.
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, tense, serious, suspenseful, epic
Plot: archaeologist, holy grail, destiny, legends and myths, obsessive quest, danger, tombs and skeletons, sect, conspiracy, crusade, stable, medieval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, year 2012
Place: europe, france, southern france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1989)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Based on "Prince Caspian" and "Voyage of the Dawn Treader". Prince Caspian escapes his uncles assassination attempt and call for the aid of four young children from our world. Then, they go for a voyage over the sea to find six ...
Style: feel good, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mouse, imaginary, hopes, heroic mission, dragon, righting the wronged, rivalry, throne, youth, heroes, parallel world, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once ...
Style: exciting, stylized, enigmatic, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, youth, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, adventure, save the princess, heroic mission, young heroes, princess, family, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%