Movies and TV shows like The Magicians

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The Magicians (2015)
 7.6
 48K
The Magicians (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, fairy tale, humorous
Audience: teen drama
Plot: supernatural power, fantasy world, supernatural ability, magic, magician, school, betrayal, college, society, student, king, love and romance, monster, crush, studying, wizards, teacher, magic spell, super strength, wizards and magicians, depression, magical power, magical, adventure, teamwork ...
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to The Magicians

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, exciting, serious and twists and turns films and TV series with plots about supernatural, supernatural power, magic, supernatural ability, friendship, danger and witch mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Magicians: The Order (2019), A Discovery of Witches (2018), The Witcher (2019), Legacies (2018), Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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The Order (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Out to avenge his mother's death, a college student pledges a secret order and lands in a war between werewolves and practitioners of dark magic.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: black magic, werewolf, adventure, friendship, magic, youth, clan, society, university, hopes, death, good versus evil ...
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91%
A Discovery of Witches (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, stylized, captivating, scenic, twists and turns ...
Plot: witch, vampire human love, vampire, magic, love and romance, interspecies romance, impossible love, supernatural, female protagonist, witchcraft, demon, romance ...
Place: london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 8.2
 393K
The Witcher (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Poland, USA, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, dark fantasy, captivating, brutal, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: magic, fantasy world, monster, mutant, sorceress, adventure, deadly creature, supernatural ability, one man army, elf, anti heroine, mutation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.4
 27K
Legacies (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, witch, supernatural romance, supernatural power, vampire, hybrid, save the world, monster, teenage life, clan, school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.
Style: dark, satanic, atmospheric, stylized, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: witchcraft, witch, teenager, black magic, half breed, devil worship, dedication, adventure, high school, teenage love, teenage protagonist, school ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, exciting, serious, captivating, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, supernatural, immortality, magic, supernatural ability, family secret, siblings relations, family relations, creature, foreknowledge, magical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: long island, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.1
 80K
Charmed (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: feel good, enigmatic, exciting, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, female protagonist, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, magic, supernatural ability, good versus evil, hereditary gift of witchcraft, family relations, demon, double life ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 90s, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.9
 78K
Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, king arthur, witch, supernatural ability, magical, imaginary kingdom, knight, wizards and magicians, dragon, camelot, royal family, prophecy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, twists and turns, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, magical, good versus evil, princess, fairy, magic, power of love, adventure, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Shannara Chronicles (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, elf, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, heroes, supernatural, magic, demon, love triangle, young heroes, druid, betrayal ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.7
 15K
Charmed (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: twists and turns, enigmatic, captivating, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: magic, witch, supernatural ability, hereditary gift of witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, witchcraft, adventure, friendship, demon, family relations, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.2
 128K
The Originals (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel, who is ...
Style: tense, exciting, stylized, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, witch, supernatural romance, immortality, magical, love and romance, rivalry, dangerous attraction, power struggle, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 2K
Tower Prep (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ian Archer wakes up one morning to find himself at a mysterious academy for teens with special abilities. Unable to find answers to his questions from the school’s faculty and cut off from any kind of outside contact or means of escape, Ian forms ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, heroic, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, mystery, high school hunk, youth, supernatural ability, investigation, isolation, suspicion, supernatural, teenage life, high school, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.7
 30K
Lost Girl (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Lost Girl focuses on the gorgeous and charismatic Bo, a supernatural being called a succubus who feeds on the energy of humans, sometimes with fatal results. Refusing to embrace her supernatural clan and its rigid hierarchy, Bo is a renegade who ...
Style: sexy, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, succubus, lgbt, seduction, love triangle, private detective, supernatural ability, victim, femme fatale, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.2
 12K
Emerald City (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A modern reimagining of the stories that lead to 'The Wizard of Oz'.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, breathtaking, twists and turns
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: magic, witch, vengeance, unlikely couple, escape, supernatural power, fantasy world, escapades, rescue, sword and sorcery, castle, magic wand ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.1
 26K
The Society (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: When everyone else mysteriously vanishes from their wealthy town, the teen residents of West Ham must forge their own society to survive.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, captivating, emotional, mysterious ...
Plot: society, teenager, small town, murder, death, separation, survival, fantasy world, friendship, relationships, trapped, grudge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shadow and Bone (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A teenage orphan who grows up in the land of Ravka. Her entire life changes after unexpectedly harnessing a power she never knew she had to save her best friend.
Style: mysterious, disturbing, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Plot: magical, black magic, magic, witchcraft, showdown, adventure, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, evil plot, hopes, supernatural, conspiracy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 21K
The Librarians (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, breathtaking, twists and turns, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: magic, artifact, archaeologist, good versus evil, treasure hunt, magical, friendship, librarian, library, thief, heroine, historian ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 7.8
 115K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, creature, legends and myths, werewolf, monster, supernatural ability, police detective, police investigation, life turned upside down, good versus evil, partners against crime, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: oregon, portland oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Dispatches from Elsewhere (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A group of ordinary people who stumble onto a puzzle hiding just behind the veil of everyday life come to find that the mystery winds far deeper than they ever imagined.
Style: enigmatic, captivating, exciting, light, experimental ...
Plot: quest, fantasy world, magic, mysterious man, magic realism, chance meeting, stranger, chosen one, uncover truth, mystery, magical, magical power ...
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, light, captivating, romantic, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, teenage love, forbidden love, youth, witch, supernatural ability, supernatural, love, teenage life, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Midnight, Texas (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to a place where being normal is really quite strange. In a remote Texas town no one is who they seem. From vampires and witches to psychics and hit men, Midnight is a mysterious safe haven for those who are different. As the town members ...
Style: romantic, disturbing, mystical, sentimental, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: fallen angel, angel, werewolf, witch, vampire, supernatural, vampire human love, psychic power, demon, small town life, hell, mercenary ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 34K
The Gifted (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, atmospheric, twists and turns, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural power, super powers, mutant, superhero, teamwork, good versus evil, parents and children, superhero team, family, social misfits, super strength ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 8.4
 416K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, supernatural ability, good versus evil, demon, ghost, supernatural power, death, vampire, angel, deadly creature, god or devil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1958, year 1978, year 1997 ...
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 7K
Beyond (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: bleak, exciting, captivating, tense, twists and turns
Audience: teen drama
Plot: superhuman, telekinesis, teenager, disorder, heroes, adventure, love, mentor, investigation, friendship, crimes, betrayal ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 13K
Frequency (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: changing the past or future, time travel, investigation, police detective, father daughter relationship, destiny, murder, redemption, serial killer, multiple storylines, flashback, race against time ...
Time: 2010s, year 1996
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 138K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, touching, serious, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, supernatural, high school, teenage love, supernatural power, friends, teenage life, transformation, youth, teen romance, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, mexico, japan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Secret Circle (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: twists and turns, mysterious, captivating, enigmatic, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, teenage life, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, teenage love, high school, small town, supernatural power, youth, supernatural ability, female protagonist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.
Style: exciting, tense, bleak, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, time traveler, time travel, adventure, fight, fantasy world, team, family, life is a bitch, death, super strength ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bureau of Magical Things (2018)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: When ordinary teenager Kyra touches a mysterious book, she is transformed into a Tri-ling-–part-human, part-fairy and part-elf. In addition to acquiring amazing magical powers, Kyra discovers a secret world of magic all around her.
Style: feel good, light, captivating, exciting
Plot: magical creature, parallel world, friendship, magic, adventure, research, mystery, magical object, magical power, supernatural power, teenager, supernatural ...
Place: thailand, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%