Favorite “Harry Potter” and “The Chronicles of Narnia” have long been watched to the holes and want a variety? Then, especially for you, we have prepared a selection of 20 excellent films about magic. Schools for young wizards, magical creatures and amazing spells are waiting for you!
1. Stardust (2007)
The charming story of Matthew Vaughn, based on the novel by Neil Gaiman, is a marvelous family movie about love and magic. Tristan Thorne (Charlie Cox) goes over the wall to get a star from the sky for his beloved. Only now the fallen star is a young girl (Claire Danes).
2. Dungeon of dragons (2000)
The fairytale empire is divided into two camps – magicians and creatures without magical abilities. Empress Savina (Torah Birch) is trying to get rid of conflicts and strife, because she longs for well-being for everyone, without exception.
3. Oz: The Great and Terrible (2013)
A funny interpretation of the story of the wizard Oz (James Franco) and another return to his beloved Kansas. Escaping his troubles, Oz meets the sorceress Theodora (Mila Kunis) and new friends.
4. Eragon (2006)
In a fairy-tale world, young Eragon (Edward Speleers) inherits a difficult task – to become the last dragon rider. To do this, he must raise and educate the dragon himself.
5. Ink Heart (2007)
Mo Fallhart (Brendan Fraser) and his daughter Maggie (Eliza Bennett) love books and have the rare ability to bring characters to life. But if a book hero appears in the real world, a living person must take his place on the pages.
6. Maleficent (2014)
What if the wicked witch wasn’t always like this? Once Malificent (Angelina Jolie) was an ordinary young fairy from the world of magical creatures. She became friends with a simple boy Stefan, and gradually their friendship grew into something more.
7. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (2010)
Percy (Logan Lerman) knows nothing about his father, has an impulsive disposition and constantly gets into trouble. So he has to hide from the mythical creatures in the camp for the demigods.
8. The further into the woods … (2014)
The musical film with Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Chris Pine and Johnny Depp is based on the musical of the same name. The wicked witch cursed the baker and his wife, but promised to break the spell if they got four things for her.
9. The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Matt Damon and Heath Ledger in the role of the Brothers Grim make their living by exorcising evil spirits, but in fact they are simply fraudulent. Until they get into a real magical mess with the hunter Angelica (Lina Headey).
10. Brightness (2017)
The action of this unusual fantasy action movie takes place on the streets of alternative Los Angeles. Police officer Daryl Ward (Will Smith) gets a new partner – the orc Jacoby, with whom they will have to confront the orc gangster.
11. Doctor Strange (2016)
The classic Marvel superhero movie captures the theme of magic so successfully that it is impossible to pass by. The ingenious doctor Stephen Strange performed by Benedict Cumberbatch, after a terrible accident and a difficult unsuccessful rehabilitation, discovers the most real magical abilities.
12. Time for witches (2010)
After the Crusade, two knights from the Teutonic Order understand that such actions cannot be the divine will of theirs. They return home in the midst of a plague allegedly sent by a witch named Anna. Starring Nicolas Cage and Ron Perlman.
13. Apprentice sorcerer (2010)
Another film with Nicolas Cage tells the story of a young Dave Statler, who will become not just a wizard, but the successor of Merlin himself. And the experienced sorcerer Balthazar will help him in this.
14. Enchanted Ella (2004)
A touching romantic story starring Anne Hathaway and Hugh Dancy tells the story of Princess Ella. Even at birth, she received the gift of obedience from the fairy, and is forced to always do what she is told. Of course, evil minds took advantage of this!
15. Mirror Mask (2005)
Helena (Stephanie Leonidas) is the daughter of circus performers, suffering from the fact that her life is too boring and she has no freedom at all. She paints a new magical world on the walls, and then one day it comes to life.
16. The Chronicles of Spiderwick (2008)
Invisible mystical creatures have always lived in the human world. And only a select few with a pure heart are able to see them. Such a man was Arthur Spiderwick (David Strathairn), whose book is found by young Jared (Freddie Highmore).
17. Hocus Pocus (1993)
This funny family comedy tells the story of the Sanderson sisters who lured little Emily to their home for the sake of an evil spell of eternal youth. The insidious witches were captured and executed, but thanks to the curse they are reborn after 300 years. Cast – Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Katie Najimy.
18. The Golden Compass (2007)
Lyra (Dakota Blue Richards) finds herself in a world where witches rule the heavens, polar bears fight, and each person has his own animal partner. The girl is taken into the care of Miss Coulter (Nicole Kidman), but she has her own interests!
19. Witch hunters (2013)
Hansel and Gretel (Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton) are trapped by the witch, but miraculously escape. And after that they decide to devote their whole life to hunting evil sorceresses!
20. Warcraft (2016)
The adaptation of the legendary game is impressive in its scale and scope. The homeworld of the orcs is dying, and the chiefs are trying to save it from destruction. Meanwhile, in the human kingdom, unknown invaders are devastating villages. And demonic magic is to blame for everything – Filth.
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