Magician movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant magician movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, clever, humorous, semi serious, entertaining and suspense films and TV shows about / with magician, magic, fantasy world, betrayal, dialogue, death, storytelling, catastrophe, danger and murder plots mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as magician: Merlin (2008), The Magicians (2015), The Last Knight (2017), The Raven (1963), The Illusionist (2010), The Kid Who Would Be King (2019), Doctor Death: Seeker of Souls (1973), Carnival Magic (1981), Oxygen (1999), Captain Sindbad (1963).

List of magician movies

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
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Lewis goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house that contains a mysterious ticktock noise. When Lewis accidentally awakens the dead, the town's sleepy facade magically springs to life with a secret world of witches and ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, entertaining, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: haunted house, magician, clock, secret passageway, uncle, orphan, halloween, book of magic, magic, spell, friendship, back from the dead ...
Time: year 1955, 1950s
Place: michigan
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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— ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural ability, school, magic, fantasy world, supernatural power, magician, danger, betrayal, student, college, society, depression ...
Place: new york
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The Last Knight (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: ivan is an ordinary guy who is transferred from modern Moscow to the fantasy world Belogorye. in this parallel universe where characters of russian fairy tales live, magic is an integral part of the daily life, and arguments are settled with the ...
Style: captivating, humorous, fairy tale, colourful, stylized
Plot: wizards, good versus evil, magician, chase, adventure, magical, strong man, imaginary, sorceress, betrayal, magic, spell ...
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The Raven (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sorcerer, good versus evil, parody, magician, raven, castle, duel, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, escapades, haunted by the past ...
Place: dungeon
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The Illusionist (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Scotland, late 1950s. A struggling illusionist visits an isolated community and meets a young lady who is convinced that he is a real magician.
Style: stylized, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: magical, loneliness, magician, friendship, coming of age, age difference, odd couple, french, art, stage, imagination, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: england, france, scotland, paris france, edinburgh scotland ...
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The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind ...
Style: epic, inspirational, captivating, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: magic, magician, teenage protagonist, schoolboy, final battle, evil woman, sword, friends, lifesaver, destiny, female villain, chivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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Doctor Death: Seeker of Souls (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: John Considine plays the flamboyant Dr. Death, a thousand-year-old magician who has mastered he art of transferring souls from one body to another and thereby manages to perpetuate himself by jumping from one body to the next. Apparently the Doc is ...
Plot: magician, decapitation, mad scientist, murder, violence, supernatural, spirit, immortality, transplant, death, supernatural power, acid ...
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Carnival Magic (1981)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician in a carnival--who actually can read minds and levitate people and objects--works with a superintelligent chimp named Alex, who can also talk. The magician and the chimp soon become the stars of the carnival, drawing in big crowds. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: circus, kidnapping, mind reading, carnival, magician, chimpanzee, wizards and magicians, workplace, rivalry, animal life, disorder, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, south carolina, north carolina
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Oxygen (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, chase, psychopath, car chase, magician, microphone, theft, death penalty, pay phone, cemetery, police station, buried alive ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, miami, new jersey
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The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Quiet, withdrawn 13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives peacefully in her home in a New England beach town. Whenever the prying landlady inquires after Rynn's father, she politely claims that he's in the city on business. But when the ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: orphan, teenage girl, secret, friendship, murder, poisoning, father, halloween, life is a bitch, human nature, teenage life, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: maine
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Captain Sindbad (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After completing his voyages Sindbad the Sailor and his hearty crew have come home to find a palace coup d'etat has occurred and his home city is being run by a brutal dictator played by Pedro Armendariz. He's got designs on the beautiful ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: magician, danger, adventurer, good versus evil, adventure, family, heroic mission, legends and myths, heroes, escapades, rivalry, against the odds ...
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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2015)
Genre: Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: With magic long since lost to England, two men are destined to bring it back; the reclusive Mr. Norrell and daring novice Jonathan Strange. So begins a dangerous battle between two great minds.
Style: witty, captivating, semi serious
Plot: wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, magic, magician, fairy, danger, partners, disorder, odd couple, rivalry, government agency ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
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Interstate 60 (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.
Style: offbeat, surreal, enigmatic, witty, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, road trip, wish come true, on the road, choice, self fulfillment, dream girl, hitchhiker, imaginary, changing the past or future, surrealism, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new jersey
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Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.
Style: surprise ending, entertaining, exciting, tricky, suspense ...
Plot: twists & turns, technology, heist, con men, cheating, magic, illusionist, stage magic, disappearance, manipulation, on the run, police investigation ...
Time: 2010s, year 1984
Place: big ben london, new jersey, tower bridge london, macau, china ...
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The Vault of Horror (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The sequel to Tales from the Crypt. Five strangers trapped in a basement vault converse about their recurring nightmares. Their stories include vampires, bodily dismemberment, east Indian mysticism, an insurance scam, and an artist who kills by ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, dark humor, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, serial killer, murder, painting, anthology, scam, dismemberment, magician, uncover truth, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: haiti, india
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The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile Sinbad meets the Vizier who has another part of the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cyclops, pirate, good versus evil, island, adventurer, treasure hunt, map, adventure, tattoo, sailor, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
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The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: CW Briggs is a veteran insurance investigator, with many successes. Betty Ann Fitzgerald is a new employee in the company he works for, with the task of reorganizing the office. They don't like each other - or at least that's what they ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: hypnosis, insurance investigator, investigation, workplace, unlikely criminals, love and romance, crimes, power relations, false accusation, heist, plot twist, justice ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1940, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, istanbul turkey
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The Request (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ethan, a magician rendered paralyzed in an accident, sets off a furor when he makes a petition to the court to end his own life.
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: magician, legal action, romance, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, misfit, radio dj, love and romance, hopes, love affair, radio show, paralysis ...
Place: india, asia
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: epic, twists and turns, entertaining, surprise ending
Plot: heroes, superhero, superhero team, nanotechnology, time travel, time machine, danger, army, teenage superhero, supernatural power, space travel, murder ...
Time: near future, 2020s, year 1970, year 2012, 1940s ...
Place: missouri, manhattan new york city, japan, norway, new jersey
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, stylized, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, prophecy, warrior, courage, chosen one, rescue, mentor, one against many, throne, destiny, camelot ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, dungeon
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, fairy tale, light, semi serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, magic wand, magic, teleportation, magical creature, chase, friendship, rescue, wizards, adventure, fantasy world, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, arizona, dungeon, manhattan new york city, england
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Doctor Strange (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
Style: witty, breathtaking, colourful, comic, entertaining ...
Plot: magic, superhero, teleportation, mentor, good versus evil, supernatural power, time loop, sorcerer, fantasy world, doctor, neurosurgeon, healing ...
Time: 2010s
Place: nepal, hong kong, mount everest
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Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, Canada, Japan, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scenic, epic, surprise ending ...
Plot: sorcerer, good versus evil, fantasy world, fictional war, magic, video game, adventure, kingdom, warrior, monster, battle, brutality ...
Place: dungeon
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Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.
Style: twists and turns, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, magic, seance, love and romance, cons and scams, fall in love, fish out of water, investigation, wizards and magicians, dishonesty, crimes, spiritualist ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, barcelona spain, germany ...
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Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: psychological, mind bending, twists and turns, atmospheric, art house ...
Plot: lesbian, mystery, strong sexual content, death, hollywood, obsession, cowboy, frustration, dreams, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Mythica: A Quest for Heroes (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stuck in a life of indentured servitude, Marek dreams of becoming a wizard. When she meets a beautiful priestess, Teela, in need of help, Marek escapes her master and puts together a team of adventurers - including Thane the warrior and Dagen the ...
Plot: sorcerer, magic, warrior, female protagonist, monster, dragon, healing power, kidnapping, rescue mission, magician, thief, friendship ...
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Jonathan Creek (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jonathan Creek follows the story of Madeline Magellan, an investigative journalist. Like most journalists, she sticks her nose in where it isn't wanted, but this is what makes her such a great journalist! While writing a piece about the death ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: riddles and clues, murder, amateur detective, investigation, prodigy, crime, partners, wizards and magicians, unlikely partners, crimes, partners against crime, shyness ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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The Great Magician (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the early 1920’s, on the streets of Beijing, the nation’s most talented performers have gathered to show off their most spectacular skills. One day, a challenge is set: 50 silver dollars to whoever can reproduce the incredible magic trick ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: revolution, rescue, kidnapping, state affairs, heroic mission, couple relations, master warrior, crimes, heroes, gang, make believe, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china
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Haunted Honeymoon (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parody, farce, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, love and romance, ghost, couples, family relations, radio, misfit, mental illness, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
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