Movies and TV shows like Merlin

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Merlin (2008)
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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: exciting, epic, captivating, stylized, humorous, fairy tale, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: supernatural, king arthur, legends and myths, dragon, supernatural ability, witch, camelot, knight, king, friendship, magical, prophecy, magician, imaginary kingdom, magic, adventure, wizards and magicians, arthurian legend, curses spells and rituals, ancient, royal family, heroes, prince, royal court, wizards ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe

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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, adventure, supernatural, fantasy world, escapades, good versus evil and danger mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Merlin: Legend of the Seeker (2008), Atlantis (2013), Camelot (2011), Merlin's Apprentice (2006), 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, adventure, wizards and magicians, magical, witch, ancient, chosen one, save the world, witchcraft, supernatural power, escapades ...
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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, captivating, atmospheric
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: atlantis, legends and myths, adventure, escapades, greek mythology, friendship, young heroes, greek, imaginary kingdom, medieval, fantasy world, fistfight ...
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93%
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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: fairy tale, exciting, epic, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: king arthur, knight, wizards and magicians, wizards, good versus evil, dragon, sorcerer, witch, adventure, mythology, magic, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: london
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78%
 6.5
 24K
Camelot (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
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: captivating, exciting, stylized, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: king arthur, knight, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, camelot, royal family, throne, love triangle, medieval, king, legends and myths, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, semi serious, humorous, exciting, epic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, magic, holy grail, arthurian legend, camelot, adventure, curses spells and rituals, apprentice, sword and sorcery, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages
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85%
 5.7
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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, serious, stylized, epic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, dragon, prophecy, magic, adventure, imaginary kingdom, medieval, island, wizards, master apprentice relationship, good versus evil, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Witcher (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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: dark fantasy, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: medieval, fantasy world, magic, monster, elf, deadly creature, sorceress, adventure, supernatural, anti heroine, mutant, supernatural ability ...
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82%
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: epic, atmospheric, exciting, scenic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: friendship, sword fight, good versus evil, adventure, sword and sorcery, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, mythology, medieval, journey, wizards, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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80%
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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: fairy tale, exciting, epic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, adventure, chosen one, supernatural ability, heroic mission, fantasy world, legends and myths, young heroes, good versus evil, elf, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, sentimental, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: power of love, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, true love, magical, fairy, hopes, curses spells and rituals, magic, adventure, fantasy world, prince ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, seattle, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, atmospheric, exciting, captivating, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, good versus evil, magical, elf, friendship, wizards, imaginary kingdom, sword fight, warrior, sword and sorcery, creature ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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90%
 7.1
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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, captivating, tense, breathtaking, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: witch, magic, vengeance, unlikely couple, wizard of oz, magic wand, escape, escapades, rescue, supernatural power, fantasy world, sword and sorcery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, romantic, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: witch, magic, adventure, imaginary kingdom, magical, love and romance, true love, pirate, fall in love, chase, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, victorian era, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, stylized, suspense, intense, psychotronic ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, excalibur, wizards, medieval, chosen one, throne, arthurian legend, camelot, resistance, legend ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Wheel of Time (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follow Moiraine, a member of the shadowy and influential all-female organization called the “Aes Sedai” as she embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young men and women. Moiraine believes one of them might be the reincarnation ...
Style: dark fantasy, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: reincarnation, quest, magician, magic, power, lesbian, mythology, good versus evil, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, heroes, villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
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The Magicians (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
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, fairy tale, suspense ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: magic, supernatural ability, magician, fantasy world, supernatural power, school, studying, college, wizards, betrayal, wizards and magicians, society ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, captivating, dark fantasy, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: female warrior, friendship, adventure, mythology, ancient, legends and myths, tough girl, greek mythology, lesbian subtext, strong female lead, sword fight, feminism ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, india, china, ancient greece, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: King Arthur returns home after fighting the Roman Empire. His illegitimate son has corrupted the throne of Camelot and King Arthur must reunite with the wizard Merlin and the Knights of the Round Table to fight to get back his crown.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, epic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: king arthur, camelot, knight, wizards and magicians, legends and myths, excalibur, medieval, castle, wizards, female prisoner, state affairs, friendship ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Shannara Chronicles (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, captivating, serious, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, elf, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, magic, heroes, love triangle, demon, betrayal, evil, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Cursed (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, atmospheric, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: sword and sorcery, knight, arthurian legend, quest, magical sword, camelot, excalibur, good versus evil, magic, father daughter relationship, mystery, adaptation ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Reign (2013)
Genre: Drama
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, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: royal family, queen, female protagonist, intrigue, royal court, aristocracy, rivalry, state affairs, power struggle, love triangle, historical character, throne ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, 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, atmospheric, entertaining, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, magical, wizards and magicians, chosen one, friendship, supernatural, witch, supernatural ability, good versus evil, sorcerer, best friends, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, near future, 90s, year 2017 ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, breathtaking, exciting, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, warrior, good versus evil, fantasy world, magical, sword and sorcery, elf, creature, adventure, adventurer, sword fight ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: fairy tale, exciting, dark fantasy, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: magic, harry potter, witch, wizards, magical, boarding school, chosen one, fantasy world, wizards and magicians, boarding school life, creature, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1992, year 1993
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.6
 17K
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: twists and turns, enigmatic, captivating, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, magic, hereditary gift of witchcraft, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, witchcraft, adventure, demon, friendship, family relations, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, scenic, tense, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: magic, witch, magical, school, wizards and magicians, wizards, chosen one, supernatural ability, best friends, young heroes, boarding school life, harry potter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1994, year 1995 ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: touching, exciting, feel good, sincere, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, adventure, rescue, magical, warrior, supernatural, fantasy world, vengeance, witchcraft, knight, friends ...
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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, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: arthurian legend, medieval, wizards and magicians, incestuous sex, legends and myths, heroes, knight, sword fight, religion, magic, state affairs, siblings relations ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.2
 22K
The Librarians (2014)
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: artifact, archaeologist, magic, library, magical, good versus evil, librarian, treasure hunt, friendship, historian, thief, heroes ...
Time: 2010s
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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75%
 7.0
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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, fairy tale, intense, exciting, clever ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, fantasy world, wizard of oz, witch, good versus evil, journey, curses spells and rituals, adventure, friendship, young heroes, youth ...
Place: kansas
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100%