Movies and TV shows like The Magicians

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The Magicians (2015)
 7.6
 36K
The Magicians (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
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— and poses grave danger to humanity.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, humorous, fairy tale
Plot: supernatural ability, school, supernatural power, magic, fantasy world, danger, magician, student, betrayal, college, society, depression, love and romance, king, teacher, monsters, outcast, disfigurement, hopelessness, gift, blood, teenager, strangulation, grave, children ...
Place: new york

Most similar movies to The Magicians

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, exciting, serious and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, magic, supernatural power, good versus evil and imaginary mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Magicians: The Shannara Chronicles (2016), The Librarians (2014), Emerald City (2016), Merlin (2008), Heroes Reborn (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, captivating, suspense, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, danger, betrayal, love triangle, demon, rivalry, heroes, love, black magic ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 17K
The Librarians (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, humorous, twists and turns, breathtaking
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: artifact, good versus evil, magic, magical, archaeologist, friendship, treasure hunt, library, thief, villain, society, belief ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 11K
Emerald City (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A modern reimagining of the stories that lead to 'The Wizard of Oz'.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, breathtaking, twists and turns
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: sword and fantasy, escape, witch, fantasy world, wizard of oz, magic, evil witch, vengeance, supernatural power, rescue, unlikely couple, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.9
 65K
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: humorous, stylized, captivating, exciting, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, legends and myths, magical, knight, adventure, witch, king, heroes, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, royal family, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 25K
Heroes Reborn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The supernatural phenomenon begins again with a fresh crop of inspiring heroes who take on the ultimate struggle between those with extraordinary abilities and those with nefarious motives to hunt and harness their powers. Epic adventures await ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, save the world, danger, good versus evil, heroic mission, superhero, imaginary, changing the past or future, time travel, villain, serial killer, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 114K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Scott McCall, a high school student living in the town of Beacon Hills has his life drastically changed when he's bitten by a werewolf, becoming one himself. He must henceforth learn to balance his problematic new identity with his day-to-day ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, humorous, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, high school, teenage love, supernatural, teenage life, life turned upside down, school, high school life, team, supernatural power, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, california, japan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
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, captivating, exciting, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, immortality, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, secret, family relations, evil force, siblings relations, family secret, foreknowledge, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.
Style: emotional, captivating, light, romantic, scenic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, supernatural romance, forbidden love, supernatural, love and romance, small town, teenage life, love, supernatural ability, youth, witch, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 8K
Charmed (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: captivating, enigmatic, suspense, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, good versus evil, witchcraft, witch, reboot, adventure, crimes, friendship, society, magic, hereditary gift of witchcraft ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: suspenseful, exciting, enigmatic, captivating, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, life turned upside down, high school, teenage life, superhuman powers, chase, mysterious character, youth, high school life, disorder, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, stylized, tense, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, warrior, adventure, rivalry, murder, danger, death, chase, vengeance, blood, fantasy world ...
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Discovery of Witches (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Diana Bishop, historian and witch, accesses Ashmole 782 and knows she must solve its mysteries. She is offered help by the enigmatic Matthew Clairmont, but he's a vampire and witches should never trust vampires.
Style: romantic, captivating, stylized, scenic
Plot: witch, vampire, vampire human love, impossible love, love and romance, danger, supernatural, culture clash, female protagonist, magic, book, adaptation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 68K
Charmed (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Three sisters (Prue, Piper and Phoebe) reunite and unlock their powers to become the Charmed Ones, the most powerful good witches of all time, whose prophesied destiny is to protect innocent lives from evil beings such as demons and warlocks. Each ...
Style: enigmatic, feel good, humorous, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, good versus evil, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, double life, demon, family relations, female protagonist, love and romance, destiny, witchcraft ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, contemporary, 90s ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Ghost Whisperer (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Newlywed Melinda Gordon tries to help the dead communicate with loved ones, 'but sometimes the messages she receives are intense and confusing.' Most of Melinda's efforts involve resolving conflicts that are preventing the spirits ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, afterlife, uncover truth, investigation, psychic power, supernatural ability, small town, supernatural, murder, missing person, mystery, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 45K
Constantine (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A man struggling with his faith is haunted by the sins of his past but is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness.
Style: scary, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, demon, save the world, angel, good versus evil, exorcism, demonic possession, anti heroes, rescue, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 20K
Salem (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the volatile world of 17th century Massachusetts, 'Salem' explores what really fueled the town's infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth hiding behind the veil of this infamous period in American ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, evil force, love affair, society, danger, dishonesty, supernatural ability, punishment, uncover truth, hanging ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.8
 101K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: 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: creature, supernatural, police detective, legends and myths, good versus evil, life turned upside down, hunt down, werewolf, monster, supernatural ability, evil force, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, magical, true love, power of love, family relations, fairy, parents and children, small town, imaginary, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
The Messengers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When a mysterious object crashes to Earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have assigned the task of preventing the impending Apocalypse.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, bleak
Plot: apocalypse, superhuman powers, good versus evil, chaos, rivalry, danger, fugitives, angel, supernatural ability, society, crimes, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Witcher (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Poland, USA
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, suspense, atmospheric, brutal
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: magic, mutation, violence, supernatural ability, mutant, danger, adventure, rage, society, monster, monsters
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 8K
Siren (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The coastal town of Bristol Cove is known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, bleak
Plot: siren, mermaid, boat, legend, investigation, sea, small town, polyamory, danger, fisherman, myth, brutality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 6K
Beyond (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Holden wakes up from a coma after 12 years and discovers new abilities that propel him into the middle of a dangerous conspiracy.
Style: exciting, captivating, bleak, twists and turns, tense
Audience: teen drama
Plot: superhuman, adventure, supernatural, telekinesis, danger, heroes, disorder, teenager, love, mentor, twists & turns, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 14K
Van Helsing (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Vanessa Helsing, the daughter of famous vampire hunter and Dracula nemesis Abraham Van Helsing is resurrected five years in the future to find out that vampires have taken over the world and that she possesses unique power over them. She is ...
Style: captivating, dark, suspense, serious, bloody
Plot: vampire, heroine, survival, murder, supernatural, vampire hunter, road trip, society, blood, adaptation, hand to hand combat, gunfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 12K
Frequency (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Detective Raimy Sullivan is stunned when a voice suddenly crackles through her father’s old, long-broken ham radio – it’s Frank Sullivan, somehow transmitting over the airwaves and through the decades from 1996. Separated by twenty years, ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, police detective, investigation, father daughter relationship, destiny, danger, murder, ham radio, redemption, serial killer, twists & turns ...
Time: 2010s, year 1996
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 67K
The Craft (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, magic, danger, wizards and magicians, high school, teenager, good versus evil, supernatural ability, black magic, female friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Roswell, New Mexico (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After reluctantly returning to her tourist-trap hometown of Roswell, New Mexico, the daughter of undocumented immigrants discovers a shocking truth about her teenage crush who is now a police officer: He’s an alien who has kept his unearthly ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, suspense, mysterious
Plot: alien, supernatural ability, couple relations, small town, danger, secrets, love and romance
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 27K
The Gifted (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A suburban couple's ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, superhero, super powers, supernatural ability, parents and children, teamwork, good versus evil, social misfits, hunted, family, prejudice, supernatural power ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wizards of Waverly Place (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Alex, Justin and Max Russo are not your ordinary kids - they're wizards in training! While their parents run the Waverly Sub Station, the siblings struggle to balance their ordinary lives while learning to master their extraordinary powers.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, stylized
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, supernatural, witch, family secret, high school, teenager, parents and children, friends, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 9K
Containment (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An epidemic breaks out in Atlanta leaving the large city quarantined and those stuck on the inside fighting for their lives. This is the story of loved ones torn apart, and how the society that grows inside the quarantine reveals both the devolution ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, epidemic, tragic event, virus, doctor, society, death, secret, vaccine, blood, twists & turns, police officer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 7K
Legacies (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: In a place where young witches, vampires, and werewolves are nurtured to be their best selves in spite of their worst impulses, Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson, Alaric Saltzman’s twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman, among ...
Style: mysterious, suspenseful, romantic, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural romance, vampire, witch, supernatural power, supernatural, school, teenage life, werewolf, telekinesis, forbidden love, mentor, lesbian relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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