Movies and TV shows like The Magicians

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The Magicians (2015)
 7.6
 40K
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, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, fairy tale, humorous
Plot: supernatural ability, magic, fantasy world, school, supernatural power, magician, betrayal, college, danger, society, student, love and romance, crush, king, teacher, monster, depression, monsters, hopelessness, outcast, childhood, stranger, teenager, children, blood ...
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, supernatural ability, imaginary, danger, magic, supernatural power and good versus evil mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Magicians: The Witcher (2019), Legacies (2018), The Order (2019), The Originals (2013), The Shannara Chronicles (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 242K
The Witcher (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Poland
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, brutal, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: magic, mutant, adventure, monster, supernatural ability, elf, imaginary, medieval, one man army, dark fantasy, mutation, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.5
 15K
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, captivating
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, supernatural romance, werewolf, witch, supernatural power, vampire, school, teenage life, friendship between teens, save the world, hybrid, forbidden love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 13K
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, friendship, good versus evil, youth, danger, university, mentor, adventure, death, society, culture clash, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.2
 110K
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: stylized, tense, captivating, exciting, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, witch, supernatural romance, magical, immortality, rivalry, dangerous attraction, siblings relations, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, serious, suspense, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, elf, imaginary, danger, heroes, demon, love triangle, betrayal, supernatural, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.9
 69K
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: exciting, humorous, epic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, knight, magical, imaginary kingdom, witch, king arthur, dragon, wizards and magicians, king, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.5
 12K
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: enigmatic, captivating, suspense, twists and turns, gothic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, hereditary gift of witchcraft, good versus evil, magic, demon, witchcraft, friendship, adventure, crimes, witches ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, twists and turns
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, witch, female protagonist, love and romance, supernatural, danger, magic, culture clash, impossible love, demon, book ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 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, tense, captivating, twists and turns, breathtaking
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: witch, sword and fantasy, magic, vengeance, unlikely couple, escape, fantasy world, evil witch, supernatural power, wizard of oz, escapades, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: teens, family outing
Plot: artifact, good versus evil, magic, archaeologist, magical, friendship, treasure hunt, library, thief, society, librarian, villain ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, teenager, black magic, devil worship, half breed, adventure, dedication, couple relations, school, teenage love, teenage protagonist ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 72K
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: feel good, enigmatic, humorous, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, supernatural, female protagonist, curses spells and rituals, witchcraft, good versus evil, family relations, demon, double life, destiny, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, contemporary, 90s ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.7
 28K
Lost Girl (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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, lgbt, werewolf, seduction, succubus, supernatural ability, victim, private detective, love triangle, temptation, imaginary, crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
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: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, witch, supernatural ability, immortality, siblings relations, family secret, family relations, spell, evil force, foreknowledge, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: changing the past or future, time travel, investigation, police detective, father daughter relationship, destiny, danger, murder, ham radio, redemption, serial killer, twists & turns ...
Time: 2010s, year 1996
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 191K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, youth, leadership, danger, space station, betrayal, young heroes, rivalry, rebellion, against the rules, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ 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, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, supernatural romance, forbidden love, supernatural, youth, witch, love and romance, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, family secret, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: fairy tale, exciting, offbeat, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, magical, fairy, adventure, imaginary, power of love, happy ending, true love, queen, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: maine, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 106K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: Crime, 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: supernatural, legends and myths, creature, police detective, life turned upside down, good versus evil, hunt down, werewolf, monster, supernatural ability, evil force, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 120K
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, serious, humorous, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, high school, supernatural power, teenage love, teenage life, supernatural, youth, life turned upside down, transformation, school, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, california, japan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.2
 190K
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: entertaining, captivating, humorous, colourful, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: devil, immortality, supernatural, hell, demon, fallen angel, murder investigation, female detective, immortal, psychologist, lapd, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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, stylized, atmospheric, entertaining, sincere ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, good versus evil, friendship, chosen one, imaginary, teacher, supernatural, supernatural ability, young heroes, sorcerer, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1998, 2010s ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 51K
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, supernatural, law enforcement, laboratory, crimes, crime, murder investigation, female detective, friendship, buddies, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: psychic power, ghost, afterlife, investigation, uncover truth, small town, supernatural ability, supernatural, missing person, murder, mysterious character, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
The Dresden Files (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A Chicago-based wizard works as a private investigator.
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: magic, supernatural, magical, imaginary, wizards and magicians, crime, crimes, investigation, private detective, paranormal activity, investigator, victim ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, life turned upside down, teenage life, chase, high school, superhuman powers, youth, supernatural power, imaginary, chases and races, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 6.7
 26K
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, good versus evil, save the world, psychic, heroic mission, imaginary, changing the past or future, superhero, villain, serial killer, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Wizards of Waverly Place (2007)
Genre: Adventure, 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, witch, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, supernatural, high school, teenager, parents and children, friends, siblings relations, family relations, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, bleak, exciting
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, superhuman powers, chaos, danger, rivalry, fugitives, angel, supernatural ability, crimes, religions or cults, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 540
Wendy (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A re-imagining of "Peter Pan" from the point of view of Wendy Darling, who finds herself lost on a mysterious island where aging and time have come unglued. She must fight to save her family, her freedom and the joyous spirit of youth.
Style: psychological, disturbing, sincere, captivating
Plot: family, children, fantasy world, childhood, young heroes, rescue, adaptation, adventure, imaginary, danger, island, magic
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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