20 Movies Like Harry Potter

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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 about four siblings who discover a magical wardrobe that leads them to the land of Narnia, where they must join forces with the lion Aslan to defeat the White Witch and bring peace back to the kingdom.

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 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief movie is about a young boy named Percy Jackson who discovers that he is a demigod and embarks on a quest to prevent a war among the gods by retrieving Zeus’ stolen lightning bolt. Alongside his friends, Percy must navigate the world of Greek mythology and face various challenges to fulfill his destiny.

The Golden Compass

The Golden Compass
The Golden Compass
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 42%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 7 wins & 32 nominations total
Writer: Chris Weitz, Philip Pullman
Actors: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards
Language: English, Icelandic, Russian, French
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Golden Compass” movie is a fantasy adventure set in a parallel universe, where a young girl named Lyra embarks on a dangerous journey to rescue her kidnapped friend and uncover a sinister plot involving the manipulation of souls known as daemons.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 132 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 15 wins & 54 nominations total
Writer: J.K. Rowling
Actors: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol
Language: English, Central Khmer
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is a fantasy film set in the wizarding world of Harry Potter, following Newt Scamander as he navigates 1920s New York City and deals with the escape of magical creatures from his enchanted briefcase, while also uncovering a dark and dangerous plot threatening the magical community.

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 is about three siblings who discover a hidden world of magical creatures when they move into their great-aunt’s old house. They must navigate this dangerous realm and protect a book that holds the key to unlocking its secrets.”

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 teenage boy named Jake who discovers a hidden orphanage for children with extraordinary abilities, and must protect them from dangerous creatures known as Hollowgasts.

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 inadvertently unleashes dark forces and must team up with his master to save the world. It is a tale of magic, adventure, and the power of friendship.

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 named Eragon who discovers a dragon egg, and together they embark on a journey to overthrow an evil king and restore peace to their land.

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 first book in the popular young adult series by Cassandra Clare. It follows a teenage girl named Clary Fray who discovers she is a descendant of a line of demon hunters and embarks on a quest to rescue her mother and uncover her true identity in a hidden world of supernatural creatures.”

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 boy named Will Stanton who discovers he is the last of the “Old Ones” and must embark on a quest to find six magical signs and prevent the forces of darkness from rising. As he uncovers his destiny, he must navigate a world of ancient powers, time travel, and epic battles to save the world from impending doom.

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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The Stardust movie is about a young man named Tristan who ventures into a magical realm to find a fallen star and win the heart of his love interest. Along the way, he encounters witches, pirates, and other fantastical creatures in a thrilling adventure.

Pan

Pan
Pan
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 26%
Metacritic: 36/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 8 nominations
Writer: Jason Fuchs, J.M. Barrie
Actors: Levi Miller, Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Australia
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The Pan movie is a fantastical reimagining of the classic Peter Pan story, following the young orphan Peter as he is transported to the magical world of Neverland, where he teams up with a spirited young woman named Tiger Lily and a mischievous pirate named James Hook to battle the ruthless pirate Blackbeard and discover his true destiny.

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 adventure film about a young girl named Maria who discovers a magical world hidden within the Moonacre Manor, where she must uncover an ancient curse and restore peace between two feuding families to save the land.”

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 becomes immersed in a magical book that tells the story of a world in danger. As he reads, he discovers that he has a crucial role to play in saving this fantastical realm from destruction.

The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal
The Dark Crystal
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
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 where a young Gelfling embarks on a quest to heal a powerful crystal and restore balance to his dying land, while facing off against the evil Skeksis who seek to control the crystal’s power.”

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 power to bring characters from books to life, who accidentally unleashes a dangerous villain into the real world and must find a way to stop him with the help of his daughter and a group of eccentric allies.

Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia
Bridge to Terabithia
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 6 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Jeff Stockwell, David Paterson, Katherine Paterson
Actors: Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Bridge to Terabithia movie is about the friendship between two lonely outsiders, Jess and Leslie, who create an imaginary kingdom called Terabithia where they escape from the challenges of their everyday lives. Tragically, Leslie dies, leaving Jess to navigate grief and learn the importance of friendship and imagination.

The Giver

The Giver
The Giver
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 35%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Michael Mitnick, Robert B. Weide, Lois Lowry
Actors: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep
Language: English
Country: United States, South Africa, Canada
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“The Giver” movie is about a dystopian society where all memories and emotions have been erased, and a young boy named Jonas is chosen to receive and bear the burden of these memories. As he learns about the true nature of his society, he becomes determined to change it and bring back the freedom of choice and individuality.

The BFG

The BFG
The BFG
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
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” movie is about a young girl named Sophie who befriends a Big Friendly Giant (BFG) and together they embark on an adventure to stop the other mean giants from eating children.”

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 is about a young girl named Alice who falls into a whimsical and nonsensical world filled with peculiar characters and surreal adventures, as she tries to find her way back home.

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