Movies like Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 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 American wizarding authorities after Newt, and threatens to strain even further the state of magical and non-magical relations.
Style: exciting, entertaining, fairy tale, light, semi serious, whimsical, surprise ending, cliffhanger, visually appealing, dark ...
Plot: magical creature, good versus evil, magic, magic wand, adventure, teleportation, friendship, wizards, fantasy world, dark fantasy, chase, rescue, magician, sister sister relationship, englishman abroad, witch, goblin, suitcase, subway station, robbery, runaway, orphan, love and romance, steampunk, jungle ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, arizona, england

Most similar movies to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, entertaining, visually appealing and stylized films with plots about magic, adventure, good versus evil, fantasy world, destiny, dialogue and transformation mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Alice in Wonderland (2010), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010), Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), Stardust (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: breathtaking, atmospheric, exciting, bleak, mysterious ...
Plot: magical, wizards and magicians, witch, fantasy world, dark fantasy, magical creature, good versus evil, friendship, circus, adventure, period piece, frenchwoman ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france, alps, austria, france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: atmospheric, fairy tale, surreal, captivating, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, fantasy world, escape from reality, good versus evil, queen, magical, imagination, cat, journey, transformation, magic ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: china
⇓ 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, suspenseful, bleak, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, young heroes, supernatural ability, wizards, good versus evil, friendship, adventure, teleportation, mission, bravery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.
Style: exciting, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, time travel, imaginary, time loop, children, adventure, youth, boarding school life, riddles and clues, dark fantasy, boarding school ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
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 ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, twists and turns, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: witch, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, adventure, chosen one, friendship, magical, supernatural ability, fantasy world, magic, curses spells and rituals, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1991, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, young heroes, best friends, supernatural ability, prophecy, boarding school life, school, supernatural, wizards ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 1995, year 1996 ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Genre: Action, 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, stylized, scenic, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, young heroes, good versus evil, chosen one, school, boarding school life, supernatural ability, danger, betrayal, prophecy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1996, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ 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: exciting, atmospheric, twists and turns, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: chosen one, wizards and magicians, magical, friendship, witch, boarding school, supernatural ability, school, curses spells and rituals, contests and competitions, boarding school life, teenage hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1995, 1990s, year 1994
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, adventure, siblings relations, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, twins, magical, children, estate, single parent, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ 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: stylized, exciting, twists and turns, gothic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, good versus evil, magical, young heroes, supernatural ability, witch, friendship, chosen one, boarding school life, adventure, werewolf, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 1993, year 1994
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, witch, ship, good versus evil, family, wizards, obsessive quest, prince, adventure, mouse, boat ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, gothic, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, training, adventure, apprentice, magical, magic, supernatural ability, chosen one, curses spells and rituals, dragon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010, middle ages, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, fairy tale, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, magic, boarding school life, curses spells and rituals, school, supernatural ability, secret place, friendship, wizards ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1993, year 1992, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, light, colourful, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, magic, witch, good versus evil, adventure, circus, magic trick, wizards and magicians, wizards, illusion, prophecy, save the kingdom ...
Time: 1900s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, good versus evil, friendship, chosen one, imaginary, teacher, supernatural, supernatural ability, young heroes, sorcerer, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1998, 2010s ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ 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, captivating, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, fall in love, adventure, magical, imaginary, true love, supernatural ability, chase, pirate, prince, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.5
 561K
Doctor Strange (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
Style: breathtaking, witty, colourful, entertaining, comic ...
Plot: magic, supernatural power, sorcerer, good versus evil, teleportation, mentor, superhero, time loop, fantasy world, doctor, time, healing ...
Time: 2010s
Place: nepal, hong kong, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, obsessive quest, adventurer, imaginary, monster, adventure, magical, courage, dragon, journey, warrior ...
Time: 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, surreal, funny, whimsical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fantasy world, dark fantasy, queen, clock, imagination, sister sister relationship, rabbit, adventure, magic, cat, chess, castle ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, stylized, captivating, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, creature, magical, warrior, adventure, sword and sorcery, fantasy world, heroes, elf, swords and armor, magic ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The BFG (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would ...
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, exciting, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: little girl, giant, ogre, imagination, queen, dream, adventure, escape, abduction, friendship, childhood, orphan ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
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, fairy tale, captivating, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, youth, save the princess, heroic mission, princess, family, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, Canada, Japan, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scenic, epic, visually appealing ...
Plot: fantasy world, sorcerer, magic, adventure, good versus evil, fictional war, video game, monster, kingdom, warrior, battle, brutality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, humorous, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhuman powers, legends and myths, adventure, young heroes, best friends, danger, parents and children, good versus evil, escapades, save the day, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new jersey, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, adventure, master apprentice relationship, young heroes, chosen one, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, exorcism ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, UK
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: feel good, exciting, serious, epic, saga ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, prince, good versus evil, witch, queen, parallel world, fantasy world, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, deception, adventure, army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, elf, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, epic battle, dragon, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, battles, sword fight ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Last Knight (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: ivan is an ordinary guy who is transferred from modern Moscow to the fantasy world Belogorye. in this parallel universe where characters of russian fairy tales live, magic is an integral part of the daily life, and arguments are settled with the ...
Style: captivating, humorous, fairy tale, colourful, stylized
Plot: adventure, wizards, magical, magician, chase, good versus evil, strong man, imaginary, sorceress, betrayal, magic, spell ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 54K
Paddington 2 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paddington, now happily settled with the Browns, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy, but it is stolen.
Style: funny, exciting, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: bear, friendship, prison, false accusation, deception, prisoner, treasure hunt, book, trust, chase, criminal, disguise ...
Place: london, south america, big ben london, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dark Crystal (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race of Skeksis find and use the crystal for evil.
Style: serious, exciting, light, stylized, cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, dark fantasy, puppetry, good versus evil, wizards, race against time, adventure, crystal, mission, escapades, imaginary, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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