Urban fantasy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant urban fantasy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out urban fantasy, captivating, suspense, weird, psychotronic and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with death, supernatural, violence, supernatural power, monster, magic, fight, witch, murder and teenager plots mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Czech Republic and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as urban fantasy: Bright (2017), Tale of the Nine Tailed (2020), Bridgerton (2020), Juda (2017), The Witches (2020), Burning Ghost (2019), Ahockalypse (2018), Dwarf (2017), Midnight Occult Civil Servants (2019), Too Old to Die Young (2019).

List of urban fantasy movies

Bright (2017)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.
Style: light, buddy movie, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: buddy cop, police, elf, interracial couple, magical, bodyguard, resurrection, magic, alternate world, corrupt cop, two man army, creature ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
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Tale of the Nine Tailed (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A nine-tailed fox settles down in the city. A female television PD chases after the nine-tailed fox.
Style: tense, scary, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: past life, mythical creature, immortal, brother brother relationship, brother brother conflict, veterinarian, love hate relationship, investigation, lost love, hidden identity, afterlife, possessed ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
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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: fairy tale, dark fantasy, exciting, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: magic, wizards, witch, good versus evil, magical creature, fantasy world, friendship, magic wand, adventure, sorcerer, teleportation, chase ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, england, london ...
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Bridgerton (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.
Style: sexy, captivating, romantic, light, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: society, love story, love and romance, love, aristocracy, sex scene, marriage, eligible bachelor, couple relations, family, wooing, relationships ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, georgian era
Place: england, london
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Juda (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Juda Ben Haim is a showy little thug, on his way to the biggest gambling in Romania with the money of a dangerous French mobster. A mysterious and beautiful woman shows up and changes all the picture.
Style: scary, exciting, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire vs vampire, vampire, vampire hunter, female vampire, money, double life, heroes, death, vampire slayer, victim, romance, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel
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The Witches (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In late 1967, a young orphaned boy goes to live with his loving grandma in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis. As the boy and his grandmother encounter some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches, she wisely whisks him away to a ...
Style: dark fantasy, epic, psychotronic, urban fantasy
Audience: kids
Plot: witch, mouse, villainess, grandmother grandson relationship, talking animals, relationships, female villain, evil woman, orphan, conspiracy, supernatural, female antagonist ...
Time: year 1967, 60s
Place: chicago illinois
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Burning Ghost (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Juste wanders the streets of Paris looking for people only he can see. He collects their last memory before helping them into the afterlife. One day Agathe, a young woman, recognizes him. She belongs to his previous life. She is alive and he is a ...
Style: dark, bleak, suspenseful, scary, macabre ...
Plot: afterlife, invisible, ghost story, secretly observing, invisible man, old woman, girl, little girl, death, eavesdropping, falling down, death of grandmother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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Ahockalypse (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After winning the championship cup, Jonsey and his team must survive the zombie apocalypse.
Style: psychotronic, humorous, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: zombie, ice hockey, survival, zombie apocalypse, monster, death, friendship between men, pandemic, peril, friendship, graphic violence, sport team ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Dwarf (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, funny, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, wish come true, husband wife relationship, absurd humor, dysfunctional family, lifestyle change, magical power, father son relationship, supernatural power, mysterious event, small town, absurdism ...
Place: central europe
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Midnight Occult Civil Servants (2019)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Miyako Arata is newly assigned to the Shinjuku Ward Office's Nighttime Regional Relations Department. Each of Tokyo's 23 wards has one such department, established to mitigate paranormal and occult-related events. Arata's special ...
Style: shoujo, enigmatic, tense, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: deity, demon, japanese mythology, angel, kidnapping, mythology, supernatural, magic, drastic change of life, fairy, teamwork, human sacrifice ...
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Too Old to Die Young (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 758 min.
TV show
Story: The numb existences of Martin Jones, a police officer with secrets to hide, and Jesus, a traumatized avenging son, collide in a ghostly Los Angeles where several ruthless criminal gangs fight for their turf and dictate who lives and who dies.
Style: neo noir, art house, bloody, artsy, suspense ...
Plot: sex with a minor, vigilantism, criminal underworld, double life, gang war, police brutality, social satire, torture, mother son relationship, corrupt cop, mexican immigrant, fascist ...
Place: los angeles
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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden ...
Style: feel good, humorous, surreal, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: chocolate, mischievous children, teacher, children, factory, childhood, overweight child, tour guide, surrealism, grandfather grandson relationship, candy, poverty ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, germany, europe, west germany, paraguay ...
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The Lure (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two mermaid sisters, who end up performing at a nightclub, face cruel and bloody choices when one of them falls in love with a beautiful young man.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mermaid, sister sister relationship, love triangle, female monster, woman in underwear, teenage girl, body horror, dance club, woman in a wheelchair, dancing, lesbian, swimming ...
Time: 80s
Place: central europe, warsaw poland
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their number. ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, light, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: vampire, supernatural, high school, supernatural ability, vampire slayer, chosen one, vampire human love, teenager, monster, good versus evil, supernatural romance, double life ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: california, usa
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They Live (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world as it really is: people being bombarded by media and government with messages like "Stay Asleep", "No ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, allegory, thought provoking ...
Plot: conspiracy, distopia, alien, alien invasion, mind control, evil alien, invasion, anti conformity, teleportation, brainwashing, dystopic future, graphic violence ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
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Harvie and the Magic Museum (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Harvie is a smart but a bit too lively boy with one ambition, to finish the last level of his computer game. Once in the Gamers Hall of Fame, his absent-minded father, would finally be proud of him. But finishing the game turns out to be only the ...
Style: psychotronic, 3d animation, urban fantasy
Plot: dog, museum, father son relationship, boy, child protagonist, girl
Place: central europe
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The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!
Style: scary, slasher, rough, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, punk, monster, undead, cannibalism, cemetery, crematorium, female nudity, living dead, paramedic, transformation, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, san diego california, kentucky
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus ...
Style: dark fantasy, breathtaking, mysterious, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: magical, fantasy world, wizards, wizards and magicians, witch, magical creature, curse, magic, harry potter, magic wand, giant animal, teacher ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france, france, alps, england, austria ...
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Night Watch (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Among normal humans live the "Others" possessing various supernatural powers. They are divided up into the forces of light and the forces of the dark, who signed a truce several centuries ago to end a devastating battle. Ever since, the ...
Style: dark fantasy, suspenseful, atmospheric, dark, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, good versus evil, russian, witch, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, wizards, death, destiny, witchcraft, distopia ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1992, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: russia, europe, eastern europe, moscow russia
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Horns (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the aftermath of his girlfriend's mysterious death, a young man awakens to strange horns sprouting from his temples.
Style: suspense, serious, surreal, suspenseful, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, crimes, vengeance, investigation, good versus evil, murder mystery, snake, dark humor, betrayal, transformation, devil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, turkey
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Noragami (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The world consists of two parts: the near shore and far shore. The near shore is the place where people reside, while the far shore is the place for deities and ayakashi, which are emotional fragments that can posses humans and cause trouble. So it ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, humorous, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deity, friendship, ghost, supernatural, god, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, spirit, goddess, sword fight, exorcist, drastic change of life ...
Place: japan
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Always a Witch (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Colombia
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A young 17th-century witch time travels to the future to save the man she loves, but first must adjust to present-day Cartagena and defeat a dark rival.
Style: tense, sincere, captivating, disturbing, urban fantasy
Plot: witch, time travel, love, hopes, disorder, escapades, adaptation, adventure, runaway, society, destiny, ambition ...
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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: unusual plot structure, scenic, captivating, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: angel, crusade, mythical creature, superhero, religion and supernatural, religion, super powers, demon, nun, teenage girl, battles, supernatural ...
Place: spain, vatican
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Beauty and the Beast (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Beauty and the Beast is an American drama series which first aired on CBS in 1987. Creator Ron Koslow's updated version of the fairy tale has a double focus: the relationship between Vincent, a mythic, noble man-beast, and Catherine, a savvy ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, serious, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: beast, legends and myths, unlikely couple, romance, poetry, underground, father, super powers, lawyer, secret society, girl, deaf ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Lucifer (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar abandoned his throne and retired to Los Angeles, where he has teamed up with LAPD detective Chloe Decker to take down criminals. But the longer he's away from the underworld, the ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, colourful, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural, devil, immortality, lucifer, demon, fallen angel, hell, murder investigation, immortal, homicide detective, female detective, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Cleanse (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The story of a heartbroken man who attends a spiritual retreat, only to discover that the course releases more than everyday toxins and traumatic experiences.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: creature feature, monster, broken heart, body horror, new life, clergy, spirituality, depression, toxin, creature, groom, lake ...
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Rattan (2021)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
TV show
Story: An encounter leads to a lifetime of memories. An ordinary man accidentally wakes the mysterious Si Teng from decades of slumber. In helping her search for her identity, they overcome many obstacles to grow together in love. On a journey to retrace ...
Style: urban fantasy
Plot: transformation, revenge, doppelganger, romance, mystery, female boss, middle age romance, supernatural romance, clan, secret, fall in love, magic ...
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Nina Forever (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Holly loves Rob and tries to help him through his grief – even if it means contending with his dead girlfriend Nina, who comes back, bloody and broken, every time they make love
Style: cynical, absurd, non-linear, allegory, sex comedy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, death of girlfriend, sensuality, sex scene, car accident, suicide attempt, love, co worker co worker relationship, mourning, female nudity, love triangle, back from the dead ...
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The Passion of Darkly Noon (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Desire torments a former cultist taking refuge at the home of a scantily clad woman whose husband is away.
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, sexy, psycho sexual ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, obsession, psychopath, countryside, forest, mystery, isolation, self discovery, masturbation, erotica, schizophrenic ...
Time: 90s
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Bad Johnson (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Women are practically throwing themselves at Rich and he can’t seem to control himself. But he continually blames his penis, which seems to have a mind of its own. After ruining yet another promising relationship with Jamie, Rich has finally had ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, absurd, sexy ...
Plot: womanizer, wish come true, vulgarity, couples, life turned upside down, transformation, addiction, fish out of water, psychological manipulation, sex talk, secret, sex addict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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