Movies and TV shows like The Shannara Chronicles

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The Shannara Chronicles (2016)
 7.2
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The Shannara Chronicles (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 42 min.
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, cliffhanger
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, elf, imaginary, supernatural, danger, heroes, demon, love triangle, betrayal, young heroes, rivalry, death, evil, magic, black magic, post apocalypse, youth, murder, love, lesbian, druid, king, gnome ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco

Most similar movies to The Shannara Chronicles

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about imaginary, danger, good versus evil, magic, escapades, supernatural and supernatural ability mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Shannara Chronicles: Legend of the Seeker (2008), Eragon (2006), SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013), Shadowhunters (2016), The Witcher (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, feel good, entertaining, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, magical, chosen one, save the world, adventure, witch, imaginary, escapades, ancient, supernatural power ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.1
 120K
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, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, fantasy world, adventure, supernatural ability, chosen one, imaginary, young heroes, heroic mission, danger, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog ...
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, elf, imaginary kingdom, sword and sorcery, battles, wizards and magicians, epic battle, dragon, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, wizards ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, battles, danger, rivalry, heroes, curses spells and rituals, magic, knight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.6
 50K
Shadowhunters (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: When Clary Fray's mother has disappeared, Clary joins a band of Shadowhunters; demon killing hunters, and gets caught up in a plan to save the world.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, gothic, bleak
Audience: teen drama
Plot: supernatural power, vampire, werewolf, good versus evil, magic, female protagonist, demon, supernatural, teenage girl, strong female character, friendship, family secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.3
 254K
The Witcher (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 60 min.
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, brutal, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: magic, mutant, adventure, monster, supernatural ability, imaginary, medieval, one man army, mutation, supernatural, dark fantasy, elf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: fairy tale, stylized, exciting, offbeat, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, fairy, good versus evil, adventure, magical, happy ending, power of love, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, family relations, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: maine, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, adventure, apprentice, fantasy world, magic, camelot, arthurian legend, heroic mission, adventurer, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, heroes, good versus evil, chosen one, young heroes, heroic mission, youth, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Chloe King is looking forward to celebrating her birthday with her friends and single mother, just like every other year... that is until she starts developing heightened abilities and discovers she's being pursued by a mysterious figure. Chloe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, chase, life turned upside down, supernatural ability, teenage life, high school, superhuman powers, youth, supernatural power, imaginary, chases and races, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 41K
The Magicians (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
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, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural ability, fantasy world, magic, supernatural power, school, magician, betrayal, college, society, danger, student, crush ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: fairy, adventure, creature, good versus evil, magical, supernatural ability, journey, imaginary, friendship, mythology, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ...
Place: new york, virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 7K
Ruby Red (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Gwendolyn Shepherd is a normal 16-year-old, but her family holds a secret: A time-travel gene is expressed in the clan inherited, but not every member of the family is blessed with. Everyone is certain that Gwen's cousin Charlotte has the gene. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, sentimental, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, teenage love, time travel, supernatural romance, youth, teen romance, prophecy, supernatural, strong female character, imaginary, love and romance, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.1
 13K
Tin Man (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
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: family outing, teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, fantasy world, magical, witch, good versus evil, wizard of oz, friendship, imaginary, journey, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, youth ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.8
 106K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms," he increasingly finds his responsibilities as a detective at odds with his new responsibilities as a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, creature, legends and myths, monster, police detective, good versus evil, life turned upside down, hunt down, werewolf, evil force, supernatural ability, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.7
 3K
Wolfblood (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Being a teenager is hard enough. Being a Wolfblood teenager is ten times more complicated. 14 year old Maddy loves her abilities - heightened senses, being faster, stronger and more graceful - but hates the secrets that come with them.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, superhuman powers, human becomes animal, heroes, teenage life, wolf, classmate, curses spells and rituals, danger, teenage love, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Am Number Four (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, touching, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, teenage love, youth, danger, young heroes, friendship, supernatural, supernatural romance, teenage life, heroes, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, florida, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 69K
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, master apprentice relationship, wizards and magicians, young heroes, chosen one, supernatural ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, 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, obsessive quest, imaginary, adventurer, monster, adventure, magical, dragon, warrior, elf ...
Time: 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Secret Circle (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After her mother dies in a fire, Cassie Blake moves in with her grandmother in the beautiful small town of Chance Harbor, Washington. As Cassie gets to know her high school classmates, including sweet-natured Diana and her boyfriend Adam, brooding ...
Style: mysterious, enigmatic, twists and turns, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, witchcraft, teenage life, teenage love, high school, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, youth, small town, supernatural ability, classmate ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Voyage of the Unicorn (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
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, fairy tale, sentimental ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, unicorn, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, adventurer, supernatural, destiny, heroes, hopes, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 70K
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: epic, exciting, captivating, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, knight, magical, imaginary kingdom, witch, king arthur, dragon, wizards and magicians, royal family, king, friendship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 14K
Believe (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Believe is about an unlikely relationship between a gifted young girl and a man sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: protector, young heroes, ex convict, heroes, supernatural ability, telekinesis, changing lives, danger, imaginary, orphan, on the run, foreknowledge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: captivating, stylized, serious, epic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, dragon, island, adventure, imaginary kingdom, magic, prophecy, good versus evil, heroic mission, supernatural ability, heroes, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Knights of Bloodsteel (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The adventure is set in the sorcerous land of Mirabilis, where a populace of elves, goblins, dwarves and humans hanker for the mystical element Bloodsteel; an ore with magical ability-giving properties. When a ruthless band of soldiers led by the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, atmospheric, epic
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, danger, superhuman powers, sorceress, elf, dragon, sorcerer, wizards and magicians, supernatural, cons and scams, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Kung Lao has triumphed in the Mortal Kombat tournament, defeating Shang Tsung and saving Earth Realm. Now, he must train a new generation of warriors for the next tournament. Meanwhile, an exiled Shang Tsung attempts to thwart Lao's efforts ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, contests and competitions, imaginary, save the world, danger, master warrior, vengeance, mortal combat, good versus evil, supernatural, fight for supremacy ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.6
 2K
The Hexer (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The TV series and the film were loosely based on Andrzej Sapkowski's book series The Witcher (Wiedźmin).
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, supernatural, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroes, danger, sword and sorcery, battles, magic, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, good versus evil, friendship, imaginary, teacher, supernatural, supernatural ability, sorcerer, young heroes, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, near future, year 1998 ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 475
Evermoor (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A young girl and her blended family move to the small cottage town of Evermoor. All is well until sinister things start to happen, magic tapestries, an enchanted typewriter. Only a few of the strange things found in the town of Evermoor.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, humorous, enigmatic ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, wizards and magicians, danger, good versus evil, family relations, adventure, escapades, siblings relations, rivalry, teenage life, supernatural, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Melissa de la Cruz's best-selling novel, "Witches of East End" centers on the adventures of Joanna Beauchamp and her two adult daughters Freya and Ingrid -- both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, feel good, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, witch, supernatural ability, immortality, siblings relations, magic, family relations, family secret, spell, evil force, foreknowledge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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