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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: fairy tale, dark fantasy, exciting, entertaining, light, absurd, humorous, dark, psychotronic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: magic, wizards, witch, good versus evil, magical creature, fantasy world, friendship, magic wand, adventure, sorcerer, teleportation, chase, magician, rescue, orphan, supernatural power, harry potter, black magic, spell, englishman abroad, interrogation, sister sister relationship, evil sorcerer, goblin, portal ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, england, london, usa, arizona

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Most similar movies to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out dark fantasy, exciting, entertaining and visually appealing films with plots about good versus evil, magic, fantasy world, adventure, transformation, catastrophe and witch mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), Alice in Wonderland (2010), The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010), Seventh Son (2014), Doctor Strange (2016). 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: dark fantasy, breathtaking, mysterious, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: magical, fantasy world, wizards, wizards and magicians, witch, magical creature, curse, magic, harry potter, magic wand, giant animal, teacher ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france, france, alps, england, austria ...
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100%
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, touching, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: magic, witch, friendship, adventure, magical, fantasy world, school, chosen one, harry potter, wizards, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: year 1992, contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1981 ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: fairy tale, entertaining, exciting, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: magic, magical, dragon, friendship, boarding school, school, chosen one, wizards and magicians, wizards, witch, harry potter, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1995, 90s, year 1994
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ 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: dark fantasy, exciting, fairy tale, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: magic, witch, magical, harry potter, wizards, school, chosen one, wizards and magicians, witchcraft, young heroes, supernatural ability, boarding school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1996, year 1997
Place: england, europe, london
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100%
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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: dark fantasy, epic, scenic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: magic, harry potter, magical, witch, wizards, wizards and magicians, chosen one, young heroes, boarding school, supernatural ability, adventure, bravery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1998, year 1997
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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 ⇓
93%
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, 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: dark fantasy, exciting, gothic, atmospheric, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: time travel, magic, time loop, monster, fantasy world, children, adventure, youth, orphan, supernatural power, beautiful scenery, boarding school ...
Time: year 1943, victorian era, 1940s, year 2016
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: gothic, dark fantasy, fairy tale, entertaining, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: magic, harry potter, witch, magical, adventure, friendship, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, time travel, young heroes, chosen one, fantasy world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1994, year 1993
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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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 ⇓
91%
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, 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, breathtaking, captivating, dark fantasy, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: dragon, adventure, fantasy world, wizards, imaginary kingdom, elf, creature, magical, adventurer, mythology, obsessive quest, warrior ...
Time: 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
83%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
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, exciting, scary, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: magical creature, fairy, adventure, fantasy world, magical, siblings relations, magic, family relations, imaginary kingdom, twins, family, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
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: fairy tale, atmospheric, surreal, colourful, gothic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, imaginary kingdom, escape from reality, imagination, magic, good versus evil, talking animals, journey, magical, youth, queen ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: london, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 ⇓
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: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, gothic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, magic, good versus evil, adventure, wizards and magicians, witchcraft, magical, apprentice, supernatural ability, training, sorcerer, wizards ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 2000, middle ages ...
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, usa, rome italy, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings, Albus Dumbledore enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, though he's unaware of the dangers that lie ...
Style: fairy tale, breathtaking, mysterious, exciting, entertaining ...
Plot: fantasy world, wizards, magical, magic, adventure, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, magical creature, friendship, hereditary gift of witchcraft, fascist, lgbt ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: rio de janeiro, berlin germany, germany, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: dark fantasy, exciting, fairy tale, scenic, epic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: magic, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, witch, supernatural, adventure, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, chosen one, demon, monster ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: entertaining, breathtaking, colourful, witty, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, magic, wizards, sorcerer, time loop, good versus evil, parallel universe, time, fantasy world, supernatural power, magician, fight scenes ...
Time: future, year 2017, year 2016, 2010s
Place: nepal, mount everest, hong kong, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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 ⇓
69%
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: visually appealing, captivating, exciting, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, wizards, obsessive quest, dragon, fantasy world, witch, family, good versus evil, adventure, prince, parallel universe, female warrior ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
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, dark fantasy, surreal, entertaining, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fantasy world, time travel, disney, queen, magic, imagination, time loop, parallel universe, good versus evil, dragon, talking dog, portal ...
Time: victorian era
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, magic, adventure, wizards, magic trick, good versus evil, disney, wizards and magicians, prophecy, transformation, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, humorous, epic, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, mythology, legends and myths, greek mythology, teenage life, monster, young heroes, superhuman powers, demi god, heroes, best friends, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, empire state building manhattan new york city, tennessee, usa, taj mahal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fantasy adventure that picks up several years after Maleficent, in which audiences learned of the events that hardened the heart of Disney’s most notorious villain and drove her to curse a baby Princess Aurora, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, atmospheric, sincere, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: fairy, magical creature, strong female character, kingdom, evil queen, witchcraft, magical power, female protagonist, princess, crown, castle, queen ...
Place: europe, united kingdom, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The BFG (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, India, USA
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, colourful, exciting, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: giant, magic, imagination, family, friendship, fantasy world, little girl, adventure, childhood, dream, orphan, justice ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. ...
Style: dark fantasy, fairy tale, funny, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, ship, sea, swashbuckler, fantasy world, sailboat, sea battle, ghost, jungle, ocean, treasure hunt, runaway ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
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100%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Action, 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: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, captivating, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, youth, legends and myths, magic, save the princess, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, princess, family, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Warcraft (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, USA, Canada, Japan
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: dark fantasy, exciting, epic, psychotronic, captivating ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, wizards, sorcerer, fantasy world, magic, monster, good versus evil, video game, warrior, invasion, magician, creature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
His Dark Materials (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Lyra is an orphan who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious ...
Style: atmospheric, enigmatic, suspense, dark, dark fantasy
Audience: teen drama
Plot: magic, child protagonist, friendship, prophecy, travel, parallel universe, children, conspiracy, church, alternate universe, journey, grownups ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2010s
Place: united kingdom, london, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Ash Lad: In the Hall of the Mountain King (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway, Czech Republic, Ireland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Espen “Ash Lad”, a poor farmer’s son, embarks on a dangerous quest with his brothers to save the princess from a vile troll known as the Mountain King – in order to collect a reward and save his family’s farm from ruin.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: troll, brother brother relationship, friendship, love and romance, fantasy world, good versus evil, family relations, supernatural, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, chase, adventure, obsessive quest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%