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7 Fantasy Movies Like ‘The School For Good and Evil’ To Watch If You Liked the Netflix Film

Movies Like The School For Good and Evil
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Netflix’s latest fantasy film The School For Good and Evil is stacked with powerhouse actors including Charlize Theron, Laurence Fishburne, Michelle Yeoh, Cate Blanchett, and Kerry Washington. Directed by Paul Feig, the fantasy film follows two best friends as they stand opposite in an epic battle after they are swept away to school where potential heroes and villains are trained to keep the balance of good and evil in the world. Based on the first book of a series, The School For Good and Evil is a great film with the potential to become a great fantasy franchise. So, if you liked the Netflix fantasy film here are some more like it you could watch next.

The Harry Potter Film Series

Movies Like The School For Good and Evil
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Synopsis: Based on the first of J.K. Rowling’s popular children’s novels about Harry Potter, the live-action family adventure film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone tells the story of a boy who learns on his 11th birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. Invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. At Hogwarts, he finds the home and the family he has never had.

Maleficent

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Synopsis: Maleficent explores the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the classic Sleeping Beauty and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her pure heart to stone. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, Maleficent cruelly places an irrevocable curse upon the human king’s newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Aurora is caught in the middle of the seething conflict between the forest kingdom she has grown to love and the human kingdom that holds her legacy. Maleficent realizes that Aurora may hold the key to peace in the land and is forced to take drastic actions that will change both worlds forever.

The Spiderwick Chronicles

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Synopsis: From the beloved, best-selling series of books comes an extraordinary fantasy adventure, revealing the unseen world that exists all around us. From the moment the Grace family moves into a secluded old house peculiar things start to happen. Unable to explain the accidents and strange disappearances, the Grace children, Jared, Simon and Mallory start to investigate and find the unbelievable truth of the Spiderwick Estate and the amazing creatures that inhabit it.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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Synopsis: From director Tim Burton, comes a wildly imaginative fantasy-adventure. When Jake unravels a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he discovers a secret world for children with unusual powers, including levitating Emma, pyrokinetic Olive, and invisible Millard. But danger soon arises and the children must band together to protect a world as extraordinary as they are.

Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief

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Synopsis: Brought to a special camp for gods-in-training, 17-year-old boarding school drop-out Percy Jackson, upon discovering that he’s Poseidon’s half-human son, embarks on a cross-country trip. Together with a satyr/protector and Athena’s daughter, Jackson sought to save his kidnapped mother, retrieve Zeus’ stolen lightning bolt and prevent a deadly war between the gods.

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

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Synopsis: Magic is everywhere in Disney’s THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE! Balthazar Blake (Nicolas Cage) is a modern-day sorcerer with his hands full defending Manhattan against dark forces. When a seemingly average kid shows hidden potential, Balthazar takes his reluctant recruit on a crash course in the art and science of magic to become the ultimate sorcerer’s apprentice.

Jack the Giant Slayer

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Synopsis: Jack the Giant Slayer tells the story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young man, Jack, into the battle of his life to stop them.

Fighting for a kingdom, its people, and the love of a brave princess, he comes face to face with the unstoppable warriors he thought only existed in legend—and gets the chance to become a legend himself.

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