Movies like Maleficent

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Maleficent (2014)
 6.9
 368K
Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal – an act that begins to turn her heart into stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading King's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom - and to Maleficent's true happiness as well.
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, captivating, exciting, stylized, serious, entertaining, visually appealing, psychotronic, sexy ...
Plot: fairy, witch, magical, imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, princess, disney, villain, heroine, queen, betrayal, beautiful scenery, curses spells and rituals, king, magical creature, transformation, creature, villainess, prince, curse, rivalry, young woman, magical power ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france, scotland, europe

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Most similar movies to Maleficent

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, visually appealing, exciting and stylized films with plots about magic, good versus evil, fantasy world, family, storytelling, destiny and transformation mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Maleficent: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019), Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), Once Upon a Time (2011), Alice in Wonderland (2010), Beauty and the Beast (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fantasy adventure that picks up several years after Maleficent, in which audiences learned of the events that hardened the heart of Disney’s most notorious villain and drove her to curse a baby Princess Aurora, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Plot: fairy, strong female character, kingdom, evil queen, magical creature, witchcraft, crown, princess, magical power, prince, evil witch, witch ...
Place: united kingdom, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, magic, evil queen, sorceress, fantasy world, adventure, witch, princess, queen, imaginary kingdom, deception, snow white ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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, legends and myths, magic, power of love, adventure, curses spells and rituals, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.
Style: fairy tale, light, entertaining, stylized, exciting
Plot: christmas, disney, imaginary kingdom, female villain, female protagonist, christmas eve, nutcracker, princess, magic, hopes, good versus evil, life turned upside down ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, surreal, colourful, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, escape from reality, adventure, magic, queen, talking animals, journey, imagination, good versus evil, magical, evil queen ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: london, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, touching, sweet, dark fantasy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, kids, family outing
Plot: beast, happy ending, opposites attract, love story, disney, fantasy world, beautiful scenery, beauty and the beast, magic, true love, kingdom, prince ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.2
 20K
Descendants (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A present-day idyllic kingdom where the benevolent teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of Disney's classic villains: Cruella De Vil (Carlos), Maleficent (Mal), the Evil Queen ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: good versus evil, teenage protagonist, disney, witch, villain, teenager, fairy godmother, high school, happy ending, imaginary kingdom, adventure, family ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.3
 40K
Cinderella (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A modern reimagining of the traditional tale of the orphaned girl with an evil stepmother.
Style: fairy tale, captivating, psychological, sincere, touching ...
Plot: cinderella, cinderella story, princess, love and romance, fairy, disney, prince, kingdom, imaginary kingdom, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, kids and family, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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heroine movies
884
queen movies
608
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8941
 5.9
 140K
Into the Woods (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, melancholic, talky, lyrical ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, cinderella, forest, curse, lost in the woods, moral ambiguity, redemption, vengeance ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful ...
Style: feel good, epic, exciting, serious, saga ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, prince, queen, witch, talking animals, good versus evil, parallel world, king, centaur, heroes, sibling relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.9
 174K
Cinderella (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger in the woods.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, fall in love, cinderella, disney, happy ending, love and romance, princess, imaginary kingdom, prince, magic, fairy, love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 17th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, magic, witch, young heroes, supernatural ability, chosen one, good versus evil, harry potter, werewolf, boarding school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1994, 90s, year 1993
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.6
 87K
Mirror Mirror (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, twists and turns, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: evil queen, fall in love, snow white, adventure, imaginary kingdom, prince, beast, palace, evil stepmother, save the day, cinderella story, magic spell ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 11K
Descendants 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When the pressure to be royal becomes too much for Mal, she returns to the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, Ursula's daughter, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, exciting, captivating, lyrical
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: teenager, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, magic, villain, teenage protagonist, girlfriend, moral dilemma, friendship, relationships, evil, high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist, is whisked from Kansas to the Land of Oz where the inhabitants assume he's the great wizard of prophecy, there to save Oz from the clutches of evil.
Style: fairy tale, light, colourful, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, wizards, adventure, magic, circus, magic trick, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, prophecy, illusion, escapades ...
Time: 20th century
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
Style: visually appealing, captivating, serious, epic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, fantasy world, family, witch, dragon, good versus evil, king, wizards, prince, parallel universe, quest ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, serious, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: witch, magical, wizards and magicians, magic, wizards, school, young heroes, chosen one, magic wand, supernatural ability, boarding school life, harry potter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996, year 1997, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.
Style: dark fantasy, fairy tale, psychotronic, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fantasy world, queen, time travel, talking dog, portal, imagination, parallel universe, wonderland, sister sister relationship, rabbit, good versus evil, time machine ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, 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, psychotronic, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, magic, magic wand, sorcerer, supernatural ability, friendship, young heroes, best friends, good versus evil, artifact ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, near future, 90s, year 2017 ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Style: epic, breathtaking, captivating, dark fantasy, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, adventure, creature, elf, wizards, adventurer, magical, dragon, wizards and magicians, warrior, obsessive quest ...
Time: 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, twists and turns, atmospheric, fairy tale, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, friendship, boarding school, school, contests and competitions, magic, witch, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, dragon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1995, year 1994
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, touching, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: friendship, fantasy world, wizards and magicians, chosen one, magic, school, supernatural ability, magical, witch, good versus evil, wizards, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1991, year 1981 ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.1
 126K
Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, supernatural ability, young heroes, legends and myths, chosen one, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, battles, mythical creature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.8
 72K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, first love, imaginary kingdom, childhood, adventure, pirate, young heroes, captain, magic, mermaid, boy ...
Time: 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 257K
Aladdin (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A live-action retelling of the 1992 Disney film of the same name.
Style: romantic, entertaining, light, feel good, psychotronic ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: genie, disney, wish fulfillment, sultan, disney princess, palace, arabian nights, treasure, rags to riches, aladdin, prince, friendship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: baghdad iraq, iraq, middle east, saudi arabia, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Princess Bride (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, feel good, exciting, witty ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, kids, pre-teens ...
Plot: true love, imaginary kingdom, adventure, save the princess, prince, love and romance, screwball, friendship, warrior, giant, engaged, obstacle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Beauty and the Beast (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Beauty and the Beast is the adaptation of a story by Madame de Villeneuve. Published anonymously in 1740 as La Jeune Américaine et les contes marins, it paints a portrait of Belle, a joyful and touching young girl who falls in love with the Beast, ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, colourful, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: beast, true love, transformation, magic, curse, escapades, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, beautiful scenery, castle, physical appearance ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 269K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, magic, adventure, fall in love, magical, true love, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, pirate, love and romance, prince ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 195K
Enchanted (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, true love, magic, prince, magical, disney, queen, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, fall in love, rescue, parallel world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 112K
Red Riding Hood (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic, dark fantasy, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: werewolf, dangerous attraction, supernatural, love and romance, legends and myths, fall in love, village life, social relations, animal attack, deadly creature, hunt down, village ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%