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The Bureau of Magical Things (2018)
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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, comic
Plot: magical creature, parallel world, friendship, adventure, research, magic, mystery, magical power, magical object, magical, supernatural, wizards and magicians, teenage girl, supernatural power, teenager, school, magician, obsessive quest, girl

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Most similar movies to The Bureau of Magical Things

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, captivating, humorous and entertaining films and TV series with plots about friendship, adventure, magic, supernatural, teenager, youth and family mostly in Fantasy, Family and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Bureau of Magical Things: The Worst Witch (2017), Just Add Magic (2015), H2O: Just Add Water (2006), Tower Prep (2010), Charmed (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Worst Witch (2017)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Join Mildred Hubble in CBBC's adaptation of The Worst Witch books, written by Jill Murphy.
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, light
Plot: witch, witchcraft, friendship, magic spell, teenager, school, girl, female friendship, bully, teacher, magical potion, magic ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
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100%
Just Add Magic (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Kelly Quinn and her two BFF's, Darbie and Hannah, stumble upon her grandmother's mysterious cookbook in the attic and discover some far from ordinary recipes. When the Shut'em Up Shortcake silences Kelly's pesky little brother ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: magic, youth, magic spell, friends, family, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, friendship, best friends, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: When three normal teenage girls stumble upon a ancient cave they undergo a transformation that will change their lives forever. H20 - Just Add Water, sees three very different girls facing everyday teen problems with an added twist - they're ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, enigmatic, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: mermaid, teenage life, friends, youth, transformation, hidden identity, adventure, supernatural, best friends, love and romance, supernatural ability, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, stylized, heroic
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, supernatural ability, high school hunk, mystery, youth, supernatural, investigation, social relations, isolation, suspicion, teenage life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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: enigmatic, twists and turns, captivating, reboot, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: magic, witch, witches, supernatural ability, hereditary gift of witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, witchcraft, adventure, friendship, demon, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Ghostwriter (2019)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: When a ghost haunts a neighborhood bookstore and starts releasing fictional characters into the real world, four kids must team up to solve an exciting mystery surrounding the ghost’s unfinished business.
Style: mysterious, captivating, entertaining, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, book, adventure, mystery, friends, boy, grandparent and grandchild, magic, bookstore, fantasy world, talking animals, high school life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: exciting, captivating, bleak, twists and turns, tense
Audience: teen drama
Plot: superhuman, telekinesis, teenager, heroes, disorder, danger, adventure, mentor, love, twists & turns, deadly, betrayal ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Unnatural History (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Teenager Henry Griffin acquired many skills through years of travelling the world with his anthropologist parents. Sent to live with his uncle and cousin in Washington DC, and with the help of his cousin Jasper and friend Maggie, he must now use ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: high school, adventure, mystery, friendship, teenage life, danger, social relations, escapades, supernatural, high school life, anthropologist, artifact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Nowhere Boys (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Four teenage boys get lost in the forest and discover, when they return home, that they are in an alternate world identical to theirs except for one startling difference - they were never born.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, supernatural ability, young heroes, adventure, chosen one, friendship, youth, supernatural, good versus evil, lost, danger, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Curse of the Hawk (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Germany
TV show
Story: The curse of the Hawk tells the story of six students who are on their way home from a school trip when their bus breaks down somewhere in the no man's land with a puncture and the bus driver disappears without a trace. Soon, the friends ...
Style: captivating, light, enigmatic, entertaining
Plot: student, magic, high school, time warp, forest, trap, mysterious character, isolated place, classmate classmate relationship, secret revealed, puzzle, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Magicians (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
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— ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense, fairy tale ...
Plot: supernatural power, fantasy world, supernatural ability, magic, magician, school, betrayal, college, society, student, danger, crush ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural, supernatural power, super powers, monster, parallel universe, friendship, missing person, boy, teenage boy, parallel world, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 20th century
Place: usa, soviet union, ussr, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.2
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Spellbinder (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Poland
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Spellbinder is a fantasy teen drama/science fiction television series, produced by Film Australia & Telewizja Polska in association with the Australian Children's Television Foundation. The series is a 1995 serial of 26 episodes, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, adventure, teenager, danger, young heroes, friendship, rivalry, getting home, escapades, youth, imaginary, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Dresden Files (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Chicago-based wizard works as a private investigator.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: magic, supernatural, magical, wizards and magicians, paranormal activity, investigation, private detective, wizards, mystery, imaginary, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Life is anything but normal for Gortimer and his two best friends, Ranger and Mel, as they navigate Normal Street - an ordinary suburb that has a hint of something magical just beneath the surface.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, supernatural, escapades, coming of age, best friends, friends, family, youth, magic, group of friends, magical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 163
The Slavs (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Slovakia, Ukraine
TV show
Story: Young healer Draha finds a mortally wounded man in the wood. It is not clear from his appearance and clothes what tribe he belongs to. Due to Draha's healing skills, he manages to survive but he does not remember anything about his previous ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, exciting
Plot: magic, adventure, magical, wizards and magicians, wizards, magical creature, supernatural power, magical girl, memory lapse, memory loss, magician, magical power ...
Place: slovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, exciting, enigmatic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, female protagonist, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, magic, good versus evil, supernatural ability, demon, hereditary gift of witchcraft, family relations, double life ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 516
Grachi (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Grachi is a Nickelodeon Latin America fantasy television series written by Mariela Romero, Catharina Ledeboer and Mariana Palos that focuses on the life and love experiences of Graciela "Grachi" Alonso, a teenage witch. It premiered in ...
Style: not serious, romantic, light, sweet, feel good
Plot: magical power, family secret, love triangle, romantic rivalry, high school life, scam, teenage life, lifestyle, teenage girl, couples, wizards and magicians, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie comic book series of the same name. The show premiered on September 27, 1996 on ABC to over 17 million viewers in its "T.G.I.F." line-up. The show stars Melissa Joan ...
Style: feel good, not serious, sitcom, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, eccentric family, supernatural ability, cat, wizards and magicians, witchcraft, friendship, magic, high school, hereditary gift of witchcraft, teenage life, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Four Kids and It (2020)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of kids on holiday in Cornwall meet a magical creature on the beach with the power to grant wishes.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: wish come true, creature, magical creature, adventure, happy ending, villain, magic, good versus evil, family relations, friendship, parents and children, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Shadow and Bone (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
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, adventure, showdown, wizards and magicians, hopes, fantasy world, rivalry, supernatural, good versus evil, conspiracy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Foreign Exchange (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia, Ireland
TV show
Story: Foreign Exchange is an Australian fantastic's television programme broadcast by Southern Star during 2004. It starred Lynn Styles as Hannah O'Flaherty, a feisty Irish girl, and Zachary Garred as Brett Miller, a sun-drenched Australian boy. ...
Style: exciting, sincere, captivating, semi serious
Plot: family relations, friendship, portal, school, boarding school, friend, stepfather stepson relationship, stepbrother stepsister relationship, adventure, teenager, stepmother stepson relationship, 15 year old ...
Place: ireland, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Magic Kids: Three Unlikely Heroes (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vlad has just moved and joined one of the most famous magical schools in the world, where he meets fairies, witches, trolls and dwarfs. Him and his father are the first vampires in town, but he soon meets other special kids.
Style: funny, light, feel good, fairy tale, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: magic, friendship, werewolf, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, adventure, fairy, friends, childhood, children, wizards and magicians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Ghostwriter (1992)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ghostwriter is an American television program created by Liz Nealon and produced by the Children's Television Workshop and BBC One. It began airing on PBS on October 4, 1992, and the final episode aired on February 13, 1995. The series revolves ...
Style: educational, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: reading, ghost, multiculturalism, friendship, secret, writing, adventure, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, youth, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: dark fantasy, gothic, twists and turns, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, friendship, young heroes, magic, witch, good versus evil, supernatural ability, boarding school life, chosen one, fantasy world, magic wand ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1993, year 1994 ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Wingin' It (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Wingin' It is a Canadian teen sitcom airing on Family. The series was produced by Temple Street Productions in association with Family. It stars Demetrius Joyette and Dylan Everett. This show included guest-stars from other Family Channel shows ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: angel, teenage life, youth, school, teenager, high school, popularity, friendship, love and romance, couples, mission, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, twists and turns, fairy tale, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, friendship, school, contests and competitions, witch, boarding school, magic, supernatural ability, boarding school life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, 90s, year 1995 ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
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4 Against Z (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: Germany
TV show
Story: Vier gegen Z is a German children's television program shown on ARD and KI.KA in which four children are appointed as "Wächter" by their deceased aunt Hedda to prevent Zanrelot, the "Herrscher der Finsternis" from leaving ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, light, serious
Audience: kids
Plot: family relations, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, danger, young heroes, family life, mystery, youth, rivalry, friendship, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Book of Masters (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A beautiful and kind girl, daughter of Baba Yaga, finds a magical stone Alatyr while walking in a field. It transforms her heart into a stone and puts her under a queer curse. She is to be the evil Countess of Stones and live in a stone tower. If ...
Style: touching, fairy tale, entertaining, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: magic, friendship, stone, evil witch, sorceress, adventure, good versus evil, evil sorcerer, showdown, evil wizard, battles, black magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1989)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Based on "Prince Caspian" and "Voyage of the Dawn Treader". Prince Caspian escapes his uncles assassination attempt and call for the aid of four young children from our world. Then, they go for a voyage over the sea to find six ...
Style: feel good, stylized, semi serious, exciting, saga
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: mouse, young heroes, mischievous children, family, heroes, youth, adventure, rivalry, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, righting the wronged ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%