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, surprise ending, cliffhanger, dark, interesting, clever ...
Plot: good versus evil, magic wand, magic, magical creature, teleportation, wizards, chase, friendship, rescue, adventure, fantasy world, sister sister relationship, englishman abroad, witch, dark fantasy, goblin, suitcase, subway station, robbery, runaway, orphan, love and romance, steampunk, jungle, magician ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, dungeon, 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, fairy tale and stylized films with plots about magic, adventure, fantasy world, good versus evil, destiny, dark fantasy and catastrophe mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Alice in Wonderland (2010), The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010), Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), Stardust (2007), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008). 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, mysterious, bleak ...
Plot: magical, wizards and magicians, witch, fantasy world, magical creature, friendship, good versus evil, circus, adventure, dark fantasy, period piece, library ...
Time: 1920s
Place: alps, austria, france, dungeon, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, twists and turns, touching, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: witch, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, friendship, chosen one, magical, supernatural ability, adventure, school, best friends, curses spells and rituals, orphan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1991, year 1992, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Genre: Adventure, 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: young heroes, wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, supernatural ability, good versus evil, friendship, adventure, teleportation, mission, bravery, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 1998
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ 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, surreal, fairy tale, captivating, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, fantasy world, escape from reality, imagination, queen, cat, magical, journey, transformation, magic ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1800s, victorian era
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, stylized, scenic, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: witch, young heroes, wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, good versus evil, school, boarding school life, supernatural ability, betrayal, werewolf, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ 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, tense, suspenseful, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: witch, young heroes, wizards and magicians, chosen one, supernatural ability, magical, best friends, prophecy, boarding school life, school, supernatural, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1995, year 1996, 1990s ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ 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, fairy tale, entertaining, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, boarding school life, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, secret place, friendship, school, good versus evil, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, 1990s, year 1993
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, fairy tale, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, friendship, supernatural ability, boarding school, school, curses spells and rituals, witch, boarding school life, contests and competitions, dragon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1995, 1990s, year 1994
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ 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, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, young heroes, good versus evil, supernatural ability, friendship, chosen one, boarding school life, witch, adventure, school, werewolf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1993, 1990s, year 1994
Place: europe, 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, stylized, gothic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, training, apprentice, adventure, magical, chosen one, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, dragon, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, ship, witch, good versus evil, family, prince, obsessive quest, adventure, mouse, boat, king ...
Place: england
⇓ 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: kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, time travel, time loop, fantasy world, riddles and clues, adventure, boarding school life, imaginary, destiny, boarding school, youth, children ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, magic, circus, good versus evil, adventure, magic trick, wizards and magicians, illusion, prophecy, wizards, save the kingdom ...
Time: 1900s
Place: kansas
⇓ 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: feel good, romantic, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, adventure, true love, fall in love, supernatural ability, pirate, chase, magical, prince, love and romance, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 1870s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: exciting, semi serious, fairy tale, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: fairy, adventure, siblings relations, imaginary kingdom, twins, magical, horror for children, single parent, magic, estate, family, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
Audience: family outing
Plot: fantasy world, dark fantasy, queen, clock, imagination, sister sister relationship, rabbit, adventure, magic, beautiful scenery, castle, chess ...
Place: london
⇓ 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: colourful, breathtaking, witty, entertaining, comic ...
Plot: magic, superhero, mentor, teleportation, good versus evil, time loop, sorcerer, supernatural power, doctor, fantasy world, healing, neurosurgeon ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mount everest, nepal, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
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, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventurer, obsessive quest, adventure, dragon, fantasy world, courage, journey, monster, wizards, magical, imaginary ...
Time: prehistoric times, 2010s, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, stylized, atmospheric, entertaining, sincere ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, friendship, good versus evil, magical, supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, death, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, near future, 2010s ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhuman powers, young heroes, adventure, legends and myths, danger, best friends, escapades, parents and children, teenage life, save the day, good versus evil, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, big ben london, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, stylized, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, dragon, battle, epic battle, battles, adventure, elf, knight, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ 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, epic, exciting, serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, prince, good versus evil, witch, parallel world, queen, king, deception, mouse, army, uncle, lion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, stylized, exciting, light
Plot: disney, imaginary kingdom, christmas, fantasy world, princess, female villain, snow, army, attic, betrayal, ball, magical object ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, captivating, enigmatic, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, youth, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, save the princess, heroic mission, princess, family, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, adventure, sword and sorcery, heroes, magic, dragon, heroic mission, swords and armor ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 70K
The BFG (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India
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, light, colourful, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: little girl, giant, orphan, cannibal, queen, cat, imagination, climbing a ladder, brother brother relationship, escape, shower, garbage truck ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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, surprise ending ...
Plot: sorcerer, fantasy world, adventure, good versus evil, fictional war, magic, video game, monster, kingdom, warrior, battle, brutality ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: exciting, serious, light, stylized, epic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, puppetry, good versus evil, dark fantasy, race against time, adventure, mission, crystal, escapades, imaginary, heroic mission, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 115K
Labyrinth (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the baby stepbrother away. When little Toby actually disappears, ...
Style: gothic, stylized, offbeat, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, knight, maze, hopes, danger, adventure, heroes, friendship, rock, beast, castle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 67K
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, fairy tale, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, magic, witch, adventure, young heroes, supernatural, exorcism, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, chosen one ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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