Movies and TV shows like The Magicians

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The Magicians (2015)
 7.6
 37K
The Magicians (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
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, magic, fantasy world, supernatural power, magician, danger, betrayal, student, college, society, depression, teacher, love and romance, king, monsters, outcast, disfigurement, hopelessness, childhood, gift, blood, teenager, strangulation, grave ...
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, supernatural power, imaginary, good versus evil and rivalry mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Magicians: Charmed (2018), Beautiful Creatures (2013), The Librarians (2014), The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011), Merlin (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.4
 11K
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, witch, good versus evil, witchcraft, witches, reboot, hereditary gift of witchcraft, magic, adventure, crimes, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ 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, captivating, light, romantic, scenic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, supernatural romance, supernatural, forbidden love, love and romance, teenage life, small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, witch, family secret, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 18K
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, magical, good versus evil, magic, archaeologist, friendship, treasure hunt, library, villain, society, thief, belief ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ 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, teenage life, chase, superhuman powers, high school, supernatural power, youth, mysterious character, chases and races, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 67K
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, exciting, captivating, epic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, knight, magical, dragon, wizards and magicians, witch, king arthur, king, supernatural, royal family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, good versus evil, imaginary, elf, danger, betrayal, love triangle, supernatural, rivalry, heroes, demon ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 46K
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, demon, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, demonic possession, exorcism, angel, save the world, good versus evil, anti heroes, rescue, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, feel good, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, immortality, supernatural, secret, siblings relations, family secret, family relations, evil force, family reunited, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 12K
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, romantic, suspenseful, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural romance, vampire, supernatural power, witch, supernatural, school, teenage life, werewolf, forbidden love, telekinesis, mentor, lesbian relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 117K
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: suspenseful, touching, humorous, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, teenage life, high school, teenage love, supernatural, supernatural power, life turned upside down, school, youth, high school life, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, california, japan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 12K
The Order (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: black magic, youth, university, rivalry, good versus evil, friendship, heroes, adventure, hopes, danger, mentor, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.1
 70K
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, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, supernatural ability, female protagonist, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, double life, witchcraft, family relations, demon, destiny, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, contemporary, 90s ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 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, tense, twists and turns
Audience: teen drama
Plot: superhuman, adventure, telekinesis, supernatural, danger, teenager, heroes, disorder, deadly, twists & turns, mentor, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 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, captivating, tense, twists and turns, breathtaking
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: sword and fantasy, escape, witch, wizard of oz, fantasy world, magic, evil witch, vengeance, supernatural power, escapades, unlikely couple, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 96K
Riverdale (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
Style: captivating, tense, biting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, small town, friends, teenage life, friendship, youth, love triangle, murder, investigation, crimes, danger, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: serious, atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, danger, save the world, good versus evil, psychic, heroic mission, imaginary, changing the past or future, superhero, time travel, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.2
 107K
The Originals (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, captivating, exciting, stylized, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, werewolf, witch, immortality, magical, rivalry, supernatural romance, dangerous attraction, secret, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, psychic power, afterlife, investigation, uncover truth, supernatural, supernatural ability, small town, missing person, murder, mystery, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 104K
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, legends and myths, police detective, life turned upside down, good versus evil, hunt down, monster, supernatural ability, werewolf, evil force, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.4
 28K
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, super powers, superhero, supernatural ability, supernatural power, parents and children, good versus evil, teamwork, social misfits, hunted, family, prejudice ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ 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, danger, murder, death, chase, vengeance, blood, fantasy world ...
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.2
 166K
Lucifer (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar abandoned his throne and retired to Los Angeles, where he has teamed up with LAPD detective Chloe Decker to take down criminals. But the longer he's away from the underworld, the ...
Style: captivating, humorous, entertaining, romantic, colourful ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: devil, immortality, fallen angel, supernatural, murder investigation, hell, demon, female detective, psychologist, supernatural power, immortal, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 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%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 65K
American Gods (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel about an ex-con who becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities.
Style: serious, stylized, tense, suspenseful, psychedelic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural, drugs/alcohol, supernatural ability, mysterious character, danger, mystery, travel, death, deception, ex convict, small town ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: atmospheric, dark, disturbing, stylized, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witchcraft, witch, black magic, devil worship, adventure, half breed, couple relations, teenager, coming of age, school, dedication, teenage love ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: captivating, exciting, suspense, atmospheric, brutal
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, violence, mutation, magic, monster, danger, adventure, rage, society, monsters
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.3
 50K
Forever (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: immortality, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, supernatural, crime, murder investigation, secret, friendship, laboratory, female detective, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, scary
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, supernatural ability, friendship, good versus evil, young heroes, best friends, imaginary, friends, witch, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1998, 20th century ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ 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: love and romance, alien, supernatural ability, couple relations, secrets, danger, small town
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 2K
Tower Prep (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, captivating, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, youth, isolation, boarding school, high school hunk, mystery, social relations, high school, teenager, supernatural ability, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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