When J.K. Rowling first released Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, nobody could have predicted the influence her words would have on millions of children and adults across the world. Harry Potter is a bona-fide cultural phenomenon but, unfortunately, the series is over. There are no more tales of Harry, Ron, and Hermione to enjoy and Pottermore revelations can only satisfy for so long. If you can't get enough of the franchise, there are plenty of movies and TV shows like Harry Potter full of magic to quench your cravings.
If you're wondering what to watch after Harry Potter, you may be enticed by sagas of precocious kids and teens grappling with magic and supernatural beings. Buffy the Vampire Slayer is another cult sensation and The Chronicles of Narnia film franchise is sure to delight Harry Potter fans. For more recommendations, browse this list and feel free to add any similar shows and movies you think are missing!
The Lord of the Rings is a film series consisting of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson. They are based on the novel The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien. The films are subtitled The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King. They were distributed by New Line Cinema. Considered to be one of the biggest and most ambitious film projects ever undertaken, with an overall budget of $281 million, the entire project took eight years, with the filming for all three films done simultaneously and entirely in New Zealand, Jackson's native country. Each film in the series also had special extended editions released on DVD a year after their ...more on Wikipedia
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The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of fantasy films from Walden Media, based on The Chronicles of Narnia, a series of novels by C. S. Lewis. From the seven novels, there have been three film adaptations so farThe Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), Prince Caspian (2008) and The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)which have grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide among them. ...more on Wikipedia
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is a 2016 American 3D dark fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and written by Jane Goldman, based on the 2011 novel of the same name by Ransom Riggs. ...more on Wikipedia
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The NeverEnding Story is a 1984 West German epic fantasy film based on the novel of the same name by Michael Ende, about a boy who reads a magical library book that tells a story of a young warrior whose task is to stop a dark storm called the Nothing from engulfing a fantasy world. The film was directed and co-written by Wolfgang Petersen and starred Barret Oliver, Noah Hathaway, Tami Stronach, Moses Gunn, Thomas Hill; and Alan Oppenheimer as the voices of both Falkor and Gmork. At the time of its release, it was the most expensive film produced outside the USA or the USSR. The film was later followed by two sequels. Ende felt that this adaptation's content deviated so far from his book ...more on Wikipedia