Mythical creature movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mythical creature movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, psychotronic, exciting, tense, suspenseful and humorous films and TV shows about / with mythical creature, supernatural, monster, magic, creature, suspense, escapades, good versus evil, friendship and supernatural power plots mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mythical creature: Carnival Row (2019), Mavka: The Forest Song (2023), Lady in the Water (2006), White Snake (2019), Eragon (2006), Warrior Nun (2020), Artemis Fowl (2020), Feast II: Sloppy Seconds (2008), A Mermaid's Tale (2017), Dark Spell (2021).

List of mythical creature movies

Carnival Row (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: In a mystical and dark city filled with humans, fairies and other creatures, a police detective investigates a series of gruesome murders leveled against the fairy population. During his investigation, the detective becomes the prime suspect and ...
Style: dark fantasy, captivating, atmospheric, sad, sweet ...
Plot: mythical creature, steampunk, fantasy world, fairy, interspecies romance, family secret, politician, monster, police detective, social injustice, hate, female friendship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
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Mavka: The Forest Song (2023)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mavka — a Soul of the Forest and its Warden — faces an impossible choice between love and her duty as guardian to the Heart of the Forest, when she falls in love with a human — the talented young musician Lukas.
Style: sincere, stylized, 3d animation, light, captivating
Plot: folklore, mysterious character, mythical creature, magic, nature, magical, magical creature, musician, save the day, miraculous event, fairy, religion ...
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Lady in the Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works ...
Style: fairy tale, melancholic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mythical creature, mermaid, redemption, save the lady, legends and myths, suspense, monster, good versus evil, imaginary character, friendship, religion and supernatural, getting home ...
Time: 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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White Snake (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: One day a young woman named Blanca is saved by Xuan, a snake catcher from a nearby village. She has lost her memory, and together they go on a journey to discover her real identity, developing deeper feelings for one another along the way. But as ...
Style: exciting, light, captivating, anime, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: ancient, snake, love, mythical creature, dragon, magical, good versus evil, legend, supernatural ability, magic, super powers, emperor ...
Place: china
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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: fairy tale, exciting, serious, epic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, chosen one, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, supernatural ability, young heroes, legends and myths, good versus evil, fantasy world, medieval, supernatural, sword and sorcery ...
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Warrior Nun (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A 19-year-old orphan named Ava wakes up in a morgue with a new lease on life and a divine artifact embedded in her back. She discovers she is now part of an ancient order that has been tasked with fighting demons on Earth, and powerful forces ...
Style: scenic, unusual plot structure, captivating, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: teen fantasy, teen drama
Plot: angel, nun, demon, superhero, crusade, religion and supernatural, religion, female protagonist, supernatural, mythical creature, female warrior, battles ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: vatican, spain
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Artemis Fowl (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Artemis Fowl the second, a young Irish criminal mastermind, kidnaps the fairy LEPrecon officer Holly Short for ransom to fund rescuing his father. Once a transaction is made, they go onto a hunt for the evil pixie Opal Koboi and rush to save Artemis ...
Style: colourful, captivating, atmospheric, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: genius, magical creature, fantasy life, disney, fairy, magic, child, elf, mythical creature, fantasy world, dream world, humour ...
Place: ireland
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Feast II: Sloppy Seconds (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The monsters have made it into a small neighboring town in the middle of nowhere and the locals have to band with the survivors of the bar' slaughter to figure out how to survive.
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: mythical creature, social relations, chaos and mayhem, small town life, deadly creature, on the run, supernatural, rescue, escapades, gang, chaos, small town ...
Time: 21st century
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A Mermaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 12-year-old Ryan moves to the town where her father was born—a bleak, dying fishing town. However, exploring the coast, she discovers a cove that is home to a mysterious girl named Coral who reveals herself to be a mermaid.
Style: sincere, captivating, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative
Plot: mermaid, friendship, saving a life, healing power, fisherman, friends, mythical creature, youth, moving, escapades, parents and children, family relations ...
Place: usa
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Dark Spell (2021)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dark Spell is a story about the girl named Zhenya who suffers from being in love with her husband that has left her, so she decides to bring him back. Desperate heroine casts a spell called "Black Wedding", which is a magical ritual known ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, psychotronic ...
Plot: obsession, curses spells and rituals, mythical creature, voodoo, supernatural, couples, marital problem, mysticism, love, occult ritual, black magic, satanic ritual ...
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Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, dark fantasy, surreal, gothic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: monster, mythology, fantasy world, maze, legends and myths, cruelty, creature, good versus evil, macabre, alternate reality, young heroes, fairy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: spain, canada, europe
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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen ...
Style: exciting, humorous, romantic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: pirate, ship, mermaid, chase, swashbuckler, treasure hunt, fantasy world, treasure, captain, adventurer, escape, sea battle ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: london, england, spain, caribbean
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Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When aspiring knight Gareth goes in search of a fallen comet rumored to contain gold, he is shocked to instead find the dragon Drago. After Drago saves Gareth's life the two become intricately bonded, and must work together to defeat an evil ...
Style: enigmatic, entertaining, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids
Plot: dragon, sword and sorcery, mythical creature, magic, magical creature, friendship, good versus evil, fire breathing dragon, fortress, tyrant, near death experience, love interest ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
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Mulan (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young Chinese maiden disguises herself as a male warrior in order to save her father.
Style: exciting, fairy tale, stylized, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, teens
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, heroine, woman dressed as man, tough girl, disney, female protagonist, chinese woman, asian, mythical creature, sword, heroes ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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Baba Yaga: Terror of the Dark Forest (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The young family who moved to a new apartment on the outskirts of the city. The nanny hired by them for the newborn daughter quickly gained confidence. However, the older boy, Egor, talks about the frightening behavior of a woman, but his parents do ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, captivating, mystical ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: macabre, suspense, mythical creature, monster, uncover truth, paranormal, child abduction, paranormal investigation, legends and myths, supernatural, supernatural being, mysticism ...
Time: 21st century
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Hilda (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Fearless, free-spirited Hilda finds new friends, adventure and magical creatures when she leaves her enchanted forest home and journeys to the city.
Style: fairy tale, light, sweet, captivating, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: female protagonist, magic, friendship, magical creature, forest, children, mythical creature, child protagonist, troll, monster, folklore, heroine ...
Time: future
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Snow Beast (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: People disappear every year out in the snow--but this year, something is adding to the body count. Jim and his research team study the Canadian Lynx every year. This year, he has to take his rebelling 16 year-old daughter, Emmy, with him. But the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: mythical creature, monster, survival, dangerous animal, forest, teenage life, parents and children, wilderness, family relations, deadly creature, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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Siren (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends escaping the city for a weekend away have a simple plan, to tour the coast for a relaxing weekend. Things hit a snag when one of the friends spots a seductive, sultry young woman waving for help off the shore of one of many ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, slasher, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, deathtrap, cruise, beach, isolation, rescue, murder, buddies, confined, lesbian sex, suspense, erotica ...
Time: 21st century
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Interviews with Monster Girls (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story takes place in an age where "Ajin" (demi-human), more casually known as "Demi," have slowly started to become accepted into human society. Tetsuo Takahashi is a biology teacher who ends up teaching three such Demi, ...
Style: anime, seinen, captivating, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: vampire, high school life, mythical creature, friendship, coming of age, supernatural, school, slice of life, discrimination, high school, bullying, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Summer Days with Coo (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A small, lone Kappa miraculously survives over 200 years into modern day Japan, when he is found by young Koichi. Coo, who is secretly adopted by Koichi's family, searches with his new human friend for unpopulated places in hopes of finding any ...
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, anime, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, journey, mythical creature, supernatural, family relations, bicycle, river, samurai sword, laptop, snail, guard dog, fossil ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Mummys Island (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Sudsakorn is a curious young man, raised in the ancient traditions of magic by his mystical grandfather. He never knew his farther. His mother, a beautiful mermaid is pained by his sadness, so sends him on a quest to find his father. Armed with his ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, colourful, psychotronic
Audience: adult
Plot: mermaid, sea creature, bow and arrow, sword fight, mythical creature, sword, obsessive quest, good versus evil, uncover truth, time travel, escapades, goat ...
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Onward (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.
Style: feel good, fairy tale, sincere, captivating, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night
Plot: brother brother relationship, elf, teenage protagonist, magic, disney, birthday, fantasy world, teenage boy, centaur, cyclops, creature, dead father ...
Time: future
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Special Unit 2 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Special Unit 2 is a short-lived, American sci-fi/comedy television series, filmed in Vancouver, BC and aired on UPN for two seasons from April 2001 through February 2002. The show focused upon the exploits of a top-secret Chicago police division ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: supernatural, secret government organization, police investigation, creature, supernatural ability, misfit, track down, secret place, legends and myths, monster, mythical creature, teamwork ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Unearthed (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the desert area of Hat Creek, cows are found partially devoured and the farmers believe that a wolf is attacking the cattle. The alcoholic Sheriff Annie Flynn is called by the local farmer Rob Horn to witness the remains of an animal to request ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, alien life-form, creature feature, race against time, deadly creature, chaos, supernatural, isolation, riddles and clues, archaeologist, monster ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa
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Dragonheart: A New Beginning (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When Geoff, an orphaned stable boy (Chris Masterson), discovers Drake (voice of Robby Benson), the world's last living dragon, he realizes that his dream of becoming a knight in shining armor can now come true. Together, they soon face ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dragon, medieval, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, legend, imaginary kingdom, knight, friendship, orphan, save the kingdom, mythical creature, daring rescue ...
Time: middle ages
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The Essex Serpent (2022)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 288 min.
TV show
Story: London widow Cora Seaborne moves to Essex to investigate reports of a mythical serpent. She forms an unlikely bond with the village vicar, but when tragedy strikes, locals accuse her of attracting the creature.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: mythical creature, victorian england, widow, female protagonist, investigation, legend, secret, creature, crime solving, sleuth, private investigation, paranormal investigation ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
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Legend Quest: Masters of Myth (2019)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: When mythical creatures come to life, it's up to Leo Teodora, Don Andrés and Alebrije -- super-secret monster hunters -- to save the day
Style: semi serious, entertaining, captivating, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: monster, hunter, mythical creature, friendship, teamwork, save the day, human versus monster, supernatural being
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Clawed (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fifty years after the incidents in Black Claw Mountain, a group of students are prey to a monster part human, part bear and part liquid.
Style: psychotronic, surprise ending, scary, tense, bleak ...
Plot: monster, creature feature, creature, massacre, legend, beast, mythical creature, forest, characters killed one by one, vengeance, violence, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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There's Something in The Pillaga (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The Pilliga Yowie, - or 'Jingra' - has haunted the Australian outback for centuries, stalking a remote part of New South Wales, where men seldom dare tread, content to keep to itself... until now. Blokish truck driver Jay and his cameraman ...
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, bleak, scary, humorous
Plot: found footage, bigfoot, monster, mythical creature, australian outback, australian, supernatural power, forest, creature feature, sasquatch, youth, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century
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Tokolosh (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on South African Tokolosh myths & legends. The Tokolosh is believed to be a dwarf like creature that has been killing people since 1838. Set in modern day South Africa a young architect tries to find out more about his wife's ...
Style: scary, psychotronic, disturbing, bleak, low-budget
Plot: demon, mythical creature, creature feature, death, ghost, murder, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, victim, rescue, curses spells and rituals, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south africa, johannesburg south africa
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