20 Movies Like Golden Compass

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 143 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 18 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Ann Peacock, Andrew Adamson, Christopher Markus
Actors: Tilda Swinton, Georgie Henley, William Moseley
Language: English, German, Brazilian Sign
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” is a fantasy film based on C.S. Lewis’s novel. It follows four siblings who enter a magical wardrobe and discover a mystical world called Narnia, where they must join forces with a lion to defeat an evil witch and restore peace to the land.

The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal
The Dark Crystal
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award2 wins & 5 nominations total
Writer: David Odell, Jim Henson
Actors: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Dark Crystal” is a fantasy film set in a mystical world ruled by the evil Skeksis. When a young Gelfling named Jen embarks on a quest to restore balance by finding a missing shard, he must confront dark forces and save his world from destruction.

Stardust

Stardust
Stardust
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 5 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn, Neil Gaiman
Actors: Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Sienna Miller
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Stardust” is a fantasy adventure film based on Neil Gaiman’s novel, where a young man ventures into a magical realm to find a fallen star and win the heart of his love interest, encountering witches, pirates, and other mystical creatures along the way.

The Spiderwick Chronicles

The Spiderwick Chronicles
The Spiderwick Chronicles
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 2 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Karey Kirkpatrick, David Berenbaum, John Sayles
Actors: Freddie Highmore, Sarah Bolger, David Strathairn
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Spiderwick Chronicles movie follows the Grace family as they discover a hidden world of magical creatures after moving into the old Spiderwick Estate. They must protect a book that holds the key to both the magical and dangerous secrets of this hidden realm.”

The NeverEnding Story

The NeverEnding Story
The NeverEnding Story
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Awards: 5 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Wolfgang Petersen, Herman Weigel, Michael Ende
Actors: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach
Language: English
Country: West Germany, United States
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“The NeverEnding Story” is a fantasy film about a young boy who discovers a magical book that transports him into a mythical world called Fantasia. As he reads the book, he becomes entwined in a quest to save Fantasia from being consumed by a dark force known as The Nothing.

Pan’s Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth
Pan's Labyrinth
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 98/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 109 wins & 115 nominations total
Writer: Guillermo del Toro
Actors: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López
Language: Spanish
Country: Mexico, Spain
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“Pan’s Labyrinth” is a Spanish fantasy film set in post-Civil War Spain, following a young girl named Ofelia who escapes into a mythical labyrinth to cope with the harsh reality of her stepfather’s oppressive regime. As she navigates through the fantastical world, she must complete three dangerous tasks to prove her worth and ultimately discover her true identity.

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 51%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 35 wins & 63 nominations total
Writer: Linda Woolverton, Lewis Carroll
Actors: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter
Language: English, Russian, Ukrainian
Country: United States, Italy, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom
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The Alice in Wonderland movie follows a young girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a whimsical and fantastical world, encountering peculiar characters and embarking on a journey to overthrow the tyrannical Queen of Hearts.

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard of Oz
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 13 wins & 14 nominations total
Writer: Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf
Actors: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Wizard of Oz” is a classic fantasy film about a young girl named Dorothy who, after being swept away by a tornado, embarks on a magical journey in the Land of Oz, seeking the help of the Wizard to find her way back home. Along the way, she befriends a scarecrow, a tin man, and a cowardly lion, and together they face various challenges and confront the Wicked Witch of the West.

The Lord of the Rings trilogy

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy: Behind-the-Scenes
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy: Behind-the-Scenes
Internet Movie Database: 8.9/10
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Runtime: N/A
Genre: Short, Fantasy
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: N/A
Language: English
Country: USA
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The Lord of the Rings trilogy is an epic fantasy adventure that follows a group of heroes as they embark on a perilous journey to destroy a powerful ring and save Middle-earth from the dark forces of Sauron. Along the way, they face numerous challenges, forge friendships, and confront their own inner demons.

Harry Potter series

Darla's Book Club: Discussing the Harry Potter Series
Darla's Book Club: Discussing the Harry Potter Series
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Runtime: 53 min
Genre: Documentary
Awards: N/A
Writer: Kim R. Daniels
Actors: N/A
Language: N/A
Country: United States
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The Harry Potter series follows the journey of a young wizard named Harry Potter as he discovers his magical abilities, attends the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and battles against the dark wizard Lord Voldemort to save the wizarding world from his tyranny.

Eragon

Eragon
Eragon
Internet Movie Database: 5.1/10
Metacritic: 38/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations
Writer: Peter Buchman, Christopher Paolini
Actors: Ed Speleers, Sienna Guillory, Jeremy Irons
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Hungary
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The Eragon movie is about a young farm boy who discovers a dragon egg and becomes a Dragon Rider, embarking on a dangerous journey to overthrow an evil king and restore peace to the land of Alagaesia.

The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising

The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising
Internet Movie Database: 4.7/10
Metacritic: 38/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Awards: N/A
Writer: John Hodge, Susan Cooper
Actors: Alexander Ludwig, Ian McShane, Christopher Eccleston
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising” is a fantasy film about a young boy named Will Stanton who discovers he is the last of the immortal warriors known as the Old Ones, and must embark on a quest to find six magical Signs and save the world from the forces of darkness. Along the way, he must navigate through time and battle against the sinister forces led by the Rider.

Inkheart

Inkheart
Inkheart
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 38%
Metacritic: 49/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 1 win
Writer: David Lindsay-Abaire, Cornelia Funke
Actors: Brendan Fraser, Andy Serkis, Eliza Bennett
Language: English
Country: Germany, United Kingdom, United States, Italy
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The Inkheart movie is about a man with the ability to bring characters from books to life when he reads aloud. He must navigate a dangerous adventure when a villain from a book is accidentally released into the real world.

The Secret of Moonacre

The Secret of Moonacre
The Secret of Moonacre
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 23%
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: N/A
Writer: Lucy Shuttleworth, Graham Alborough, Elizabeth Goudge
Actors: Ioan Gruffudd, Dakota Blue Richards, Tim Curry
Language: English
Country: Hungary, United Kingdom, France, Australia, United States, New Zealand
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“The Secret of Moonacre” is a fantasy film about a young orphan girl named Maria who discovers a magical world hidden within Moonacre Manor, where she must unlock the secrets of her family’s past to save both the land and its inhabitants from an ancient curse.”

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

The Sorcerer's Apprentice
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 40%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Matt Lopez
Actors: Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molina
Language: English, Cantonese, Ukrainian, Hindi
Country: United States
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“The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” is a fantasy film about a young sorcerer’s apprentice who unleashes chaos when he uses his master’s magic to bring brooms to life. As he struggles to regain control, he must learn the true meaning of responsibility and become a true sorcerer.

The Last Airbender

The Last Airbender
The Last Airbender
Internet Movie Database: 4.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 5%
Metacritic: 20/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Awards: 8 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: M. Night Shyamalan
Actors: Noah Ringer, Nicola Peltz Beckham, Jackson Rathbone
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Last Airbender movie is about a young boy named Aang who discovers he is the last remaining Airbender and must master the four elements to defeat the Fire Nation and restore balance to the world.

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 13%
Metacritic: 33/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Awards: 6 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Jessica Postigo, Cassandra Clare
Actors: Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom
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“The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” is a fantasy film based on the novel by Cassandra Clare. It follows a teenage girl named Clary Fray who discovers she is a descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret group of half-angel warriors, and must join forces with them to protect the world from demons.”

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Percy Jackson
Percy Jackson
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
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Runtime: N/A
Seasons: 1
Genre: Adventure
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: Riley Wake, Sammy Carroll, Jessica Jose-Nickerson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Lightning Thief” follows the adventures of Percy Jackson, a demigod who discovers his true identity as the son of Poseidon and embarks on a quest to prevent a war between the gods. Alongside his friends, Percy must retrieve Zeus’ stolen lightning bolt to clear his name and save his mother from the clutches of the underworld.

The BFG

The BFG
The BFG
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award4 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Melissa Mathison, Roald Dahl
Actors: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton
Language: English, Hindi
Country: United Kingdom, India, United States
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“The BFG” is a fantasy adventure film based on Roald Dahl’s book, following the unlikely friendship between a young girl named Sophie and a friendly giant, the Big Friendly Giant (BFG). Together, they embark on an adventure to stop the evil giants from eating children.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Awards: 2 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Ransom Riggs, Jane Goldman
Actors: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Samuel L. Jackson
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada
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The Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children movie is about a boy named Jake who discovers a hidden world of children with extraordinary abilities, and together they must protect their home from dangerous creatures called Hollowgasts.

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