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List of movies like Harry Potter
10. Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them
Synopsis – In mid-20s New York, Newt Scamander, the British young activist wizard, arrives in town, holding a mysterious leather suitcase which shelters a wide array of diverse and magical creatures that exist among us. Amid an already fragile equilibrium of secrecy, and the increasing disasters ascribed to the dark wizard, Gellert Grindelwald, Newt’s precious suitcase will be lost–and to make matters worse–several creatures will manage to escape. Before long, this situation will catch Senior Auror Percival Graves’ attention who will target Newt, in the background of an invisible, devastating, and utterly unpredictable menace that still wreaks havoc on 5th Avenue. In the end, is there a hidden agenda behind Graves’ intentions; moreover, what will happen to the remaining fantastic beasts still loose in the streets?
9. The BFG
Synopsis – Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant. Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie’s presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Elizabeth to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all.
8. The Chronicles of Narnia
Synopsis – Four children from the same family have to leave their town because of the bombings of WWII. A woman and a professor take the children to their house. While playing a game of hide-and-seek, the youngest member of the family, Lucy, finds a wardrobe to hide in. She travels back and back into the wardrobe and finds a place named Narnia. After going in twice, the four children go in together for the last time. They battle wolves, meet talking animals, encounter an evil white witch and meet a magnificent lion named Aslan. Will this be the end of their journey to Narnia or will they stay?
7. Night at the Museum
Synopsis – Night at the Museum is a 2006 American fantasy-comedy film directed by Shawn Levy and written by Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon, based on the 1993 children’s book of the same name by Croatian illustrator Milan Trenc. The film stars Ben Stiller as Larry Daley, a divorced father who applies for a job as a night watchman at New York City’s American Museum of Natural History and subsequently discovers that the exhibits, animated by a magical Egyptian artifact, come to life at night.
6. Alice in Wonderland
Synopsis – After Alice follows a rabbit down a hole she is brought into the magical world of Wonderland! She is told about a task she must perform she does not believe she is the right person to fulfill the task. After being attacked by the red queens army everything becomes real. She sets out on a daring challenge to save her friends and to get the white queen back on her throne.
5. Oz the Great and Powerful
Synopsis – Stranded with his hot air balloon during a wild tempest, Oscar “Oz” Diggs, an ambitious and smug magician of a travelling circus, he will eventually land in the mythical Land of Oz. In the streets of the Emerald city, he will encounter many strange creatures as well as the good people of Oz who will all see him as the wizard who was prophesied to save the peaceful land from the clutches of the Wicked Witch. Sooner or later, Oscar will have to use all of his tricks that hides in his sleeves, equal doses of imagination and sensory manipulation by means of theatrical illusion, all topped with a sprinkle of magic to prove without a doubt that he can be indeed the Great Wizard of Oz.
4. The Secret of Kells
Synopsis – Ireland, even ore the most of Europe, trembles for the Norse raids, especially in treasure repositories like the rich Benedictine monasteries. Young Brendan is entered by his uncle, abbot Cellach, into Kells monastery. The abbot is obsessed with fortification in case of a Viking attack, the boy with is opportunity in the abbey’s scriptorium to help famous illustrator Aisling finish the famous book saved from the Viking raid in the monastery isle of Iona. That mean dodging wall building duty and venturing into the dark, dangerous, forbidden forest in search of rare color ink ingredients.
Synopsis – The young, sickly King Einon was wounded in a battle. In order for him to survive, he is healed by Draco, a dragon. Some years later, Bowen, a dragon slayer, encounters Draco. The two team up to form a traveling duo that perform an act, but the act is only known by themselves. Bowen supposedly “slays” Draco and then collects a reward from the town or village that he protects by killing the dragon who had been “terrorizing” them. From there, Bowen and Draco must save the entire kingdom from the rule of the now evil King Einon, who is part of Draco and Draco a part of him.
2. Beauty and the Beast
Synopsis – As punishment for his actions, a young prince is transformed into a monstrous beast by a mysterious enchantress. Only condition is if he can learn to love someone and earn their love in return, the curse will be lifted. Enter young bookworm Belle, who stumbles upon the castle and is taken prisoner by the Beast while rescuing her father. With help from the Beast’s servants, Belle comes to appreciate and love the Beast all while evading a stalking hunter who wants to marry her.
1. The Lord of the Rings
Synopsis – The power of Bilbo Baggins’s ring of invisibility may have been underestimated, Gandalf the Grey fears its power even with his unfathomable magical abilities. As the power of the one ring grows, so too do the armies of Sauron and Sarumon as their evil spreads across the lands of man, dwarf and elf alike. It is up to a ragtag band of heroes to carry the ring to Mount Doom, the evil place of its birth, and cast it into the eternal fires that forged it. Does the fellowship have what it takes to complete its task, or will the powers of evil overcome those of good leaving behind a world ravaged by the rage of Sauron, the Dark Lord?
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