Get, Set, Adventure! Here are 5 Movies like ‘Harry Potter’

The Harry Potter movie series is a worldwide phenomenon based on novels written by J.K Rowling. It consists of eight movies based on magic and sorcery, which will leave you wanting more. The debut of Harry Potter was in 2001, and the movie series ran up until 2011. So get ready to explore more magical galaxies like Harry Potter.

The series consists of three main characters; Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Hermoine (Emma Watson), and Ron (Rupert Grint), who are a trio of best friends who have each other’s backs at all times while fighting off vicious magical evils. The whole series is mainly about magic, love, and friendship which will last forever. If you miss the nostalgia Harry Potter had to offer, here is a list of five movies you will definitely love to watch:

  1. The Chronicles of Narnia
  2. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
  3. Percy Jackson
  4. Abigail
  5. The House with a Clock in its Walls

1. The Chronicles of Narnia (2005)

The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of movies involving the adventures of children in the magical world of Narnia. Narnia is a world led by Aslan (Liam Neeson), a talking lion who is wise and powerful and considered the true king of this world. There are four movies in its series, each with a sparkle of magic and adventures. The cast of these movies involves Skandar Keynes as Edmund Pevensie, Anna Popplewell as Susan Pevensie, William Moseley as Peter Pevensie, and Georgie Henley as Lucy Pevensie. All these characters are siblings who live under one roof. When they are evacuated to the countryside they stumble across a wardrobe. Behind this wardrobe is the fantasy world of Narnia, where all their adventures take place.

  • Release Date: December 8, 2005
  • IMDb Rating: 6.9/10
  • Run Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

2. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010)

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice is a cool blend of folklore and fantastical magic and sorcery. It has its foundations somewhere down in Arthurian legend, all the more explicitly the legend of the extraordinary magician Merlin, played by James A. Stephens. The story starts with Merlin’s most brilliant student Morgana Le Fay (Alice Krige) denouncing any kind of authority and killing every one of the wizards and witches who went against her. Merlin routs Morgana with the assistance of two of his young skilled understudies, Balthazar (Nicolas Enclosure) and Veronica (Monica Bellucci).

Dreading Morgana’s return, he undertakings Balthazar to view him as his relative, who will turn into The Prime Merlinean and acquire his powers. Following quite a while of looking, Balthazar at last tracks down Merlin’s relative in Dave Stutler (Jay Baruchel), an episode that changes youthful Dave’s life for eternity. Both Harry and Dave were bound to be amazing sooner or later, and they embrace their obligations with fortitude and immovability regardless of all chances, conquering their feelings of dread. This movie is certainly a must-watch for Harry Potter fans.

  • Release Date: July 14, 2010
  • IMDb Rating: 6.1/10
  • Run Time: 1 hour 49 minutes

3. Percy Jackson (2010)

The movie versions of Rick Riordan’s famous novel series Percy Jackson have amassed very much a fan following throughout the years. The series comprises of two motion pictures: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Hoodlum (2010), and its continuation Percy Jackson: Ocean of Beasts (2013). The story fixates on a high school kid named Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman), who has no clue that he is a mythical being. He’s uncovered to be the child of Poseidon in the main film, and his experiences take him through different mystical scenes and experience a few legendary beasts, all from Greek legends throughout the span of the two motion pictures.

He’s joined by other mythical being kids who help him in his journeys, to be specific Grover (Brandon T. Jackson) and Annabeth (Alexandra Daddario). The triplet additionally dives deeper into their powers alongside different mythical beings leveling up their abilities at a mysterious island, very much like the secret supernatural universe of Hogwarts. What’s more, the primary movie was coordinated by Chris Columbus, who likewise coordinated the initial two Harry Potter films, furnishing the watchers with an upgraded enchanted encounter likened to the widely adored magic-based film series.

  • Release Date: April 2, 2010
  • IMDb Rating: 5.8/10
  • Run Time: 1 hour 59 minutes

4. Abigail (2019)

Imagine a scenario where Harry had neglected to overcome Voldemort toward the finish of Deathly Hallows: Part  2. What might have happened to the world assuming the Dark Lord’s powers had dominated? The hypothesis is somewhat tried in the Russian element film Abigail. Set in a dreary prophetically calamitous situation, where powers of the dim have won and ruled the world, Abigail (Tinatin Dalakishvili) battles to get by while keeping her character’s identity hidden. The dark wizards have disposed of the multitude of Magi, or wizardry clients, other than their adherents, and rule the muggles with an iron hand. Abigail finds she has otherworldly abilities and is needed by the detestable government who look to eliminate any danger at all to their outright rule. A must-watch for Potter fans who wish to investigate “consider the possibility that” situations in the wizarding universe.

  • Release Date: August 22, 2019
  • IMDb Rating: 4.8/10
  • Run Time: 1 hour 49 minutes

5. The House with a Clock in its Walls (2018)

The House with a Clock in Its Walls is a fantasy satire film that intently looks like Harry Potter concerning the hero’s starting point. After his folks are killed in a car accident in 1955, 10-year-old Lewis Barnavelt (Owen Vaccaro) moves to live with his uncle Jonathan (Jack Dark) in Michigan. Jonathan is subtly a warlock, and alongside his companion, Florence (Cate Blanchett), who is a witch, is attempting to forestall a world-finishing situation by attempting to find a clock that has been strangely concealed inside the house by a malicious warlock, who was likewise the past proprietor of the house. After he finds reality, youthful Lewis trains himself in sorcery and helps his uncle to battle against the powers of the dull, which he inadvertently revives while attempting to dazzle his companions on Halloween.

  • Release Date: September 21, 2018
  • IMDb Rating: 6/10
  • Run Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

In a nutshell

All these movies that are listed are must-watch movies if you have seen all eight parts of the Harry Potter series. The essence of magic, sorcery, fantasy, humor, comedy, and adventure are filled in all these movies. Just like Harry Potter, these movies also have a fan base that one can join to talk about the movies and deeply analyze every character and every move. There are definitely more movies like Harry Potter, but these are the ones to which you will relate the most.

Shehak Raza

Shehak is a sports/streaming freak and loves to watch different sports including NFL, NBA, Football and binge watching thriller and drama content is a hobby as well. This guy loves to eat pizza at anytime in any situation

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