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, suspense, captivating, humorous, semi serious and clever films and TV shows about / with magician, magic, friendship, fantasy world, betrayal, death, supernatural, danger, rivalry and destiny plots mostly in Fantasy, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
magician movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as magician: Merlin (2008), The Magicians (2015), The Last Knight (2017), Doctor Sleep (2019), The Raven (1963), The Illusionist (2010), Doctor Strange (2016), Fuchsia the Mini-Witch (2010), Interstate 60 (2002), Mythica: The Iron Crown (2016).

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: 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
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family, 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, warlock, book of magic, magic, spell, pumpkin ...
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, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural ability, magic, fantasy world, school, supernatural power, magician, betrayal, college, danger, society, student, love and romance ...
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: adventure, wizards, magical, magician, chase, good versus evil, strong man, imaginary, sorceress, betrayal, magic, spell ...
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Doctor Sleep (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A traumatized, alcoholic Dan Torrance meets Abra, a kid who also has the ability to "shine." He tries to protect her from the True Knot, a cult whose goal is to feed off people like them in order to remain immortal.
Style: disturbing, psychological, scary, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: psychic power, murder, magician, supernatural, mind control, psychic, dying, doctor, hotel, ghost, alcohol, little girl ...
Time: 2010s, year 2011, year 1980
Place: florida, iowa, new hampshire, colorado, new jersey ...
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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, castle, duel, raven, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, escapades, presumed dead ...
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The Illusionist (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 90 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: loneliness, magical, magician, friendship, coming of age, age difference, odd couple, french, art, stage, imagination, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1959, 1950s
Place: england, france, scotland, scottish highlands, edinburgh scotland ...
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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: breathtaking, witty, colourful, entertaining, comic ...
Plot: magic, supernatural power, sorcerer, good versus evil, teleportation, mentor, superhero, time loop, fantasy world, doctor, time, healing ...
Time: 2010s
Place: nepal, hong kong, mount everest
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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: magical creature, good versus evil, magic, magic wand, adventure, teleportation, friendship, wizards, fantasy world, dark fantasy, chase, rescue ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, arizona, manhattan new york city, england
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Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The Alzano Imperial Magic Academy is located in the southern part of the Alzano Empire and is among most prominent magic schools in the world, where students can learn the highest forms of magic. All those who strive to learn magic dream of studying ...
Style: light, tense, exciting, captivating, entertaining
Plot: magic, teacher, schoolgirl, magical girl, school, magician, teenager, friendship, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, villain, training ...
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Fuchsia the Mini-Witch (2010)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Great adventures can hatch from the smallest eggs. Fucsia wants to learn to do magic just like her father, and so is pleased as punch when she is allowed to go to witches' school. There, Fucsia learns to make wind and conjures with the clouds. ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, entertaining, captivating
Plot: magic, supernatural power, magician, friendship, little girl, witch, sorcerer, witchcraft, children, flying, school, invisibility ...
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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: road movie, surreal, witty, enigmatic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, self discovery, wish come true, choice, dream girl, self fulfillment, alternate reality, on the road, imaginary, changing the past or future, hopes, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new jersey
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Mythica: The Iron Crown (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a team of unlikely heroes hijacks a steam-powered battle wagon, a daring young wizard (Marek) steals the final piece of the all-powerful Darkspore and embarks on a desperate quest to deliver the cursed artifact to the gods for safe keeping; but ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, intense, tense
Plot: sword and sorcery, demon, mercenary, magical object, friendship, warrior, magician, possession, undead, good versus evil, adventure, quest ...
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Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During a dark time in the Heian period, when evil forces threaten the kingdom, the emperor relies on the Onmyoji to keep the supernatural forces in line. But as political events become highly charged, friction within the order leads to betrayal. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric, epic, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, danger, ghost, adventure, heroic mission, intrigue, dishonesty, battles, destiny, betrayal, escapades, martial arts ...
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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, twists and turns, tricky ...
Plot: twists & turns, illusionist, technology, con men, magic, heist, police investigation, on the run, manipulation, cheating, stage magic, disappearance ...
Time: 2010s, year 1984
Place: big ben london, macau, tower bridge london, china, new jersey ...
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Invincible (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A Jewish strongman performs in Berlin as the blond Aryan hero Siegfried.
Style: uplifting, touching, enigmatic, clever, realistic ...
Plot: anti semitism, rabbi, fighting the system, human spirit, strong man, against humanity, hypnosis, society, politics, artists and showbiz, fascism, strongman ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: poland, germany, europe, berlin germany
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Mersal (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A few individuals in the medical profession are murdered or kidnapped, and the cop investigating the case suspects a doctor and arrests him. But is he the one who is behind these crimes? And why are they being committed?
Style: suspense, serious, epic, emotional, mysterious
Plot: revenge, murder, rage, anger, brutality, brother brother relationship, violence, betrayal, hidden truth, medicine, doctor, beating ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
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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, supernatural, mad scientist, decapitation, violence, murder, spirit, immortality, transplant, supernatural power, doctor, acid ...
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Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A demented widow lures unsuspecting children into her mansion in a bizarre "Hansel and Gretel" twist.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, scary, dark humor ...
Plot: kidnapping, orphan, psychopath, magician, sister, teddy bear, christmas, crimes, mentally unstable, supernatural, captivity, mind game ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
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Carnival Magic (1983)
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, cult film
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: circus, kidnapping, magician, mind reading, chimpanzee, carnival, workplace, wizards and magicians, save the day, manipulations, confined, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, north carolina, south 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, suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, chase, ransom, buried alive, psychopath, police investigation, death penalty, masochist, police station, car chase, digging, deadly ...
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: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: orphan, teenage girl, secret, friendship, poisoning, murder, father, halloween, life is a bitch, human nature, mystery, teenage life ...
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: epic, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: magician, rivalry, against the odds, heroic mission, legends and myths, danger, adventurer, heroes, family, escapades, adventure, good versus evil ...
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Beyond the Edge (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Contemporary Moscow. A talented gambler gathers a team of people with supernatural powers to win big at a casino. But they find a much stronger mystical rival.
Style: captivating, tense, intense, semi serious, emotional
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: magic, casino, group of strangers, heist, magician, supernatural ability, partners, romance, card game, swindle, portal, dimension
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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, exciting, captivating, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage protagonist, magic, schoolboy, friends, sword, evil woman, final battle, knight, magician, destiny, lifesaver, chivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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Throne of Elves (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the mythical Elven world of Altera, an epic battle unfolds between the beautiful Princess Liya and the Dark Elf Elena, who has gained possession of a jewel so powerful it allows its holder complete authority over all Alterans.
Style: sincere, humorous, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: elf, fantasy world, wizards and magicians, young heroes, magician, supernatural, warrior, beast, friendship, enemy, magical, struggle for survival ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages
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Magical Girl Site (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Aya Asagiri is a middle school girl who has problems both at school with bullying and at home from physical abuse by her brother. While browsing online, a website pops up on her computer featuring a creepy looking person. This person appears to take ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, exciting, suspense
Plot: supernatural, brother sister relationship, violence, dark fantasy, magical girl, friendship, school, magician, society, danger, childhood, rivalry ...
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Fate/Apocrypha (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The setting is a parallel world to Fate/stay night where the Greater Grail mysteriously disappeared from Fuyuki after the Third Holy Grail War. After many years of silence, around the same time as the Fifth Holy Grail War would have happened, the ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Plot: magic, war, holy grail, artifact, rivalry, parallel world, magician, sword fight, historical figure
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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: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Plot: magician, rescue, revolution, crimes, state affairs, heroes, master warrior, kidnapping, bait, gang, make believe, unsuccessful ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china
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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, female protagonist, warrior, healing power, magic, friendship, rescue mission, monster, dragon, magician, thief, ogre ...
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