Shaman movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant shaman movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, serious, humorous, atmospheric, exciting and stylized films and TV shows about / with shaman, friendship, adventure, supernatural, murder, death, good versus evil, danger, vengeance and rivalry plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, South Korea and other countries.
shaman movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as shaman: Embrace of the Serpent (2015), Jaguar (1996), Tak and the Power of Juju (2007), Shaman King (2001), The Wailing (2016), The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006), Oh My Ghostess (2015), Alpha (2018), Tropical Malady (2004), Dororo (2007).

List of shaman movies

Embrace of the Serpent (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The epic story of the first contact, encounter, approach, betrayal and, eventually, life-transcending friendship, between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and two scientists that, over the course of 40 years, travel ...
Style: meditative, melancholic, enigmatic, depressing, fairy tale ...
Plot: shaman, amazon tribe, amazon river, nature, amazon jungle, cultural difference, explorer, wilderness, amazon rainforest, cult, religion, dream ...
Place: colombia, latin america, south america, spain
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Jaguar (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A shaman from the South American rain forest visits France for a public relations campaign. In a hotel's elevator in Paris he meets a French good-for-nothing named Perrin he's fascinated with. He follows Perrin to his flat and although ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, tense, touching, twists and turns ...
Plot: shaman, adventure, jungle, campaign, gambling, jaguar, culture clash, elevator, supernatural power, escape, destiny, stoned ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france
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Tak and the Power of Juju (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Tak and the Power of Juju is an all CGI-based animated series that premiered on Nickelodeon on August 31, 2007 and on Nicktoons on September 1, 2007. It has been showing on Nicktoons in the United Kingdom since 5 July 2008. Based on the video game ...
Style: feel good, captivating, light, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: save the day, adventure, jungle, wizards and magicians, young heroes, supernatural, shaman, friendship, disorder, friends, supernatural ability, family ...
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Shaman King (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Asakura Yoh is a shaman, a person who communicates with ghosts. He enters the Shaman Fight, for whoever wins the tournament gets to commune with the Great Spirit, God . . . that and his fiance Anna wants to be the wife of the Shaman King. Helping ...
Style: emotional, exciting, semi serious, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, ghost, friends, supernatural, supernatural ability, youth, rivalry, master warrior, samurai, shaman, ambition ...
Place: japan
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The Wailing (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A stranger arrives in a little village and soon after a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman is drawn into the incident and is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.
Style: enigmatic, atmospheric, disturbing, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: shaman, investigation, police, murder, daughter, small town, curse, zombie, ghost, supernatural, police protagonist, husband wife relationship ...
Place: korea, south korea, tokyo
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The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Denmark, Greenland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the journal of Knud Rasmussen's "Great Sled Journey" of 1922 across arctic Canada. The film is shot from the perspective of the Inuit, showing their traditional beliefs and lifestyle. It tells the story of the last great ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, touching ...
Plot: shaman, inuit, culture clash, village, family relations, religions or cults, hopes, couples, society, clergy, tradition, spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s, 20s
Place: canada
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Oh My Ghostess (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Na Bong Sun may be a skilled sous chef, but she lacks the self-esteem to shine professionally and socially. Beyond her cooking talents, however, is an uncanny ability to communicate with ghosts. One day, her mystic senses go out of control when the ...
Style: touching, romantic, captivating, sweet, humorous
Plot: ghost, shaman, supernatural, chef, memory loss, friendship, love triangle, love and romance, workplace situations, possessed human, brother sister relationship, possession ...
Place: korea
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Alpha (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a hunting expedition goes awry, a young caveman struggles against the elements to find his way home.
Style: captivating, sincere, exciting, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: wolf, survival, wilderness, human animal relationship, caveman, dog, animal attack, hunter, boar, cavemen, boy and dog, injury ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: europe
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Tropical Malady (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Thailand, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A romance between a soldier and country boy splinters into a mythical venture based on Thai folklore.
Style: serious, surreal, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: jungle, shaman, ghost, human nature, danger, love and romance, storytelling, friendship, gay, countryside, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
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Dororo (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The hero, Hyakkimaru is a wandering "demon hunter" whose extra body parts -- 48 to be exact -- were grafted onto his head and trunk by a herb doctor who discovered him as an infant, in a process that echoes "Frankenstein" and ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, martial arts, shaman, good versus evil, adventure, destiny, danger, rivalry, decapitation, curse, katana, katana sword ...
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The Manitou (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A psychic's girlfriend finds out that a lump on her back is a growing reincarnation of a 400 year-old demonic Native American spirit.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious, psychotronic
Plot: reincarnation, evil spirit, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, supernatural, deadly creature, shaman, deadly, danger, hospital, indian burial ground, spiritualist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, south dakota, san francisco
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Rough Magic (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sleazy politician sends an agent (Russell Crowe) after his ex-fiancee (Bridget Fonda), who fled to Mexico with incriminating film of him.
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, romance, chases and races, realism, disorder, good versus evil, love and romance, wizards and magicians, shaman, justice, supernatural ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: mexico, latin america
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The Terror (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The crew of a Royal Naval expedition searching for the Arctic's treacherous Northwest Passage discovers instead a monstrous predator.
Style: anthology, twist ending, psychological, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: expedition, arctic, cannibalism, beast, insanity, delusion, leadership, rescue, starvation, violence, paranoia, monster ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century
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The Other Side of the Door (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Grieving over the loss of her son, a mother struggles with her feelings for her daughter and her husband. She seeks out a ritual that allows her say goodbye to her dead child, opening the veil between the world of the dead and the living. Her ...
Style: enigmatic, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: evil spirit, ritual, death, death of son, ghost, shaman, suicide attempt, car accident, nightmare, drowning, pregnant, temple ...
Place: india
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The Moon That Embraces the Sun (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Moon Embracing the Sun is a 2012 South Korean historical television drama series, starring Kim Soo-hyun, Han Ga-in, Jung Il-woo and Kim Min-seo. It aired on Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation from January 4 to March 15, 2012 on Wednesdays and Thursdays ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, emotional, epic
Plot: royal court, loveless marriage, royal family, true love, romance, love and romance, political conspiracy, love affair, memory loss, joseon dynasty, shaman, love triangle ...
Time: middle ages
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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Mirror of the Witch (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Seo-Ri's mother Queen Sim was unable to have a child. She went to a shaman to help her have a child. With the help of shaman Hong-Joo's black magic, Queen Sim was able to have a boy and girl twins. The girl, Seo-Ri, was put under a curse ...
Style: visually appealing, tense, sincere, psychological, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: black magic, supernatural, witch, good versus evil, shaman, supernatural power, magic, curse, princess, mentor, adventure, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
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Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman (2008)
Genre: Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Serenity Fall's favorite super sleuth is on the case again! The town is alarmed when a priceless crystal turns up missing. The only suspect seems to be a strange man living in the woods known as Shaman. It's up to Roxy Hunter (Aria ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, friendship, mischievous children, in the woods, youth, danger, family, shaman, girl, dog, adventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Tainah, an Amazon Adventure (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A brave and bold indigenous girl, protector of her jungle and its wild life and guided by her shaman grandfather, pairs with a boy from the big city, against animal traffickers in the Amazon forest.
Style: sincere, scenic, touching, inspirational, wild
Plot: strong female character, protector, grandfather granddaughter relationship, fish out of water, jungle, trap, nature, shaman, rescue, poaching, animals, lost ...
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Pocahontas (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: History comes gloriously to life in Disney's epic animated tale about love and adventure in the New World. Pocahontas is a Native American woman whose father has arranged for her to marry her village's best warrior. But a vision tells her ...
Style: touching, captivating, romantic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: princess, native american, interracial romance, disney, romance, forbidden love, culture clash, tribe, tragic love, adventure, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, england, europe, london ...
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Lapse (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Renee wakes up one morning in the middle of the desert with blood on her hands. She cannot remember why she is there, how she got there or with whom she came. Her quest to uncover forgotten events leads her on a journey of discovery where reality ...
Style: surreal, avant garde, suspense, experimental, twists and turns ...
Plot: puzzle, guilt, memory, missing person, infidelity, delusion, vengeance, amnesia, betrayal, desert, confession, stranded ...
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The Possessed (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, Thailand
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Whilst growing up in rural Thailand, a young orphan girl is taught the ways of magic by her grandmother. But when grandmother falls sick, Dau is lured to Bangkok to find work so that she can buy medicine. She finds herself working in a go-go bar, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, asian horror ...
Plot: supernatural, rivalry, grandmother granddaughter relationship, loner, revenge, prostitute, witch, grandmother, supernatural ability, evil spirit, danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
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Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Freeling family move in with Diane's mother in an effort to escape the trauma and aftermath of Carol Anne's abduction by the Beast. But the Beast is not to be put off so easily and appears in a ghostly apparition as the Reverend Kane, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted house, poltergeist, rescue, good versus evil, clergy, kidnapping, alternate dimension, shaman, supernatural, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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The Last Wave (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: White Australian lawyer David Burton agrees with reluctance to defend a group of aborigines charged with murdering one of their own. He suspects the victim was targeted for violating a tribal taboo, but the defendants deny any tribal association. ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, disturbing, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: nightmare, murder, catastrophe, lawyer, water, apocalypse, shaman, paranoia, dream, storm, manslaughter, beach ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: australia, sydney australia
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War Witch (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona a 14-year-old girl tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when she was abducted by the rebel army at the age of 12.
Style: serious, disturbing, touching, bleak, realistic
Plot: civil war, child soldier, slavery, murder, battle, battles, soldier, survival, life is a bitch, wartime life, haunted by the past, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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The Mighty Boosh (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Mighty Boosh is a British comedy television show created by Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding and others. The Mighty Boosh is a comic fantasy containing humour and pop-culture references. Episodes often featured elaborate musical numbers in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, exciting, not serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: absurdism, surrealism, zoo, comedy team, absurd humor, imaginary, counterculture, musician, weirdo, boss, friendship, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england
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Avenged (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After thugs brutalize a deaf-mute woman, the spirit of an Apache warrior takes over her lifeless body and sets out on a bloodthirsty quest for revenge.
Style: rough, scary, serious, brutal, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang rape, back from the dead, supernatural, gang, rape, vengeance, violence spree, ghost, crimes, rivalry, rape and revenge, deaf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Prince Vladimir (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, History, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The plot follows the events surrounding Vladimir from childhood and into adulthood. In the beginning of the film, being under the influence of the high priest Krivzha, the Prince is a young, impulsive and cruel pagan. Fighting for supreme power, ...
Style: colourful, captivating, factual, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: battles, friendship, brother brother relationship, adventure, heir, faith, sword fight, shaman, love, death, sword, villain ...
Time: middle ages
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Black Robe (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the 17th century a Jesuit priest and a young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by Algonquin Indians to find a distant mission in the dead of winter. The Jesuit experiences a spiritual journey while his young companion falls ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, realistic, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: native american, indians, wilderness, redemption, jesuit, journey, culture clash, shaman, hopes, society, interracial relations, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: canada, quebec, india, france
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The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, family, lion, adventure, talking animals, good versus evil, betrayal, friendship, prince, king, jungle, pride and honor ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa
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The Stronghold (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A solar eclipse activates a magic time portal, and a regular schoolboy Vit'ko from the 21st century goes a thousand years back in time. It doesn’t take Vitya long to recognize the legendary bogatyrs in young Oleshko, powerful Ilya and severe ...
Style: captivating, stylized, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, strong man, magical, boy girl relationship, witchcraft, boy, courage, warrior, troops, giant monster, sword fight, watchtower ...
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