There is a vast range of films on Netflix which feature magic and fantasy elements and, in some cases, even elves and fairies. Many of these films are suitable for younger audiences, and they can offer a fun viewing experience for all the family. This article will describe some of the best-rated movies on Netflix with magic and fairytale elements.

1. Stardust ( 2007 )

Score: 7.6/10

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This movie is based on a Neil Gaiman novel and is an epic fantasy film about a young man who must travel across a magical land to find a fallen star to bring his love back from the dead. It has been described as being similar to Lord of The Rings but more British. Stardust was successful at the Oscars, receiving three nominations, including one for Best Adapted Screenplay by Jane Goldman. Furthermore, Michelle Pfeiffer received a Saturn Award nomination for her role as the fallen star.

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Brazil
German, English – Audio Description, English [Original], French, Italian, Brazilian PortugueseGerman, English, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese

Italy
German, English – Audio Description, English [Original], European Spanish, French, Italian, RussianGerman, Greek, English, French, Italian, Ukrainian

Netherlands
German, English – Audio Description, English [Original], European Spanish, French, TurkishGerman, English, European Spanish, French, Dutch

United Kingdom
English – Audio Description, English [Original], French, Hindi, Polish, Brazilian PortugueseArabic, English, French, Hindi, Polish

United States
English – Audio Description, English [Original]English

2. The NeverEnding Story ( 1984 )

Score: 7.4/10

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Italy
English [Original], European Spanish, ItalianEnglish, European Spanish, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian, Traditional Chinese

United States
English [Original]English

3. Rise of the Guardians ( 2012 )

Score: 7.3/10

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This is an animation about a band of heroes – Santa Claus, the tooth fairy, etc. – who join forces to defend children against dark forces that threaten them. The film was a financial success, and it received positive reviews from critics, with a Rotten Tomatoes score of 83%. Furthermore, it won a prize for Best Animated Feature Film at the Annie Awards. However, the main negative criticism was over its Americanised portrayal of British characters. Also notable is that this version does not mention Father Christmas or refer to any form of religion in its narrative/dialogue. Director Peter Ramsey stated, we didnt want anything like, say, Shrek where they were going to a church, or they were praying at one point. We didnt want that feeling in the movie.

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Australia
English – Audio Description, English [Original], French, Italian, Vietnamese, MandarinEnglish, Italian, Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese

Brazil
German, English – Audio Description, English [Original], French, Italian, Brazilian PortugueseGerman, English, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese

Canada
German, English – Audio Description, English [Original], Spanish, Canadian French, ItalianGerman, English, Spanish, Canadian French, Italian

France
German, English – Audio Description, English [Original], European Spanish, French, PortugueseArabic, German, English, European Spanish, French

Germany
German, English – Audio Description, English [Original], French, Dutch, Russian, TurkishGerman, English, French, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian

India
English – Audio Description, English [Original], HindiBangla, English, Hindi, Tamil

Italy
German, English – Audio Description, English [Original], French, Croatian, Italian, RomanianGerman, Greek, English, French, Italian, Ukrainian

Japan
English – Audio Description, English [Original], Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, MandarinEnglish, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Simplified Chinese

Netherlands
German, English – Audio Description, English [Original], European Spanish, French, DutchGerman, English, European Spanish, French, Dutch

Spain
German, English – Audio Description, English [Original], European Spanish, French, RomanianArabic, English, European Spanish, French, Romanian

United Kingdom
English – Audio Description, English [Original], French, Hindi, Polish, Mandarin, PortugueseArabic, Bangla, English, Hindi, Polish

United States
English – Audio Description, English [Original], SpanishEnglish, Spanish

4. Jumanji ( 1995 )

Score: 7/10

This is an adventure film that Joe Johnston directed, and it stars Robin Williams as Alan Parrish, who is caught inside a Jumanji game for 26 years. The film also stars Kirsten Dunst and Bonnie Hunt. Although it received mixed reviews, many critics praised the high energy of the actors involved. There are plans to create a sequel/reboot to this film called Jumanji 3.

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Brazil
German, English [Original], French, Italian, Brazilian PortugueseGerman, English, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese

Canada
German, English [Original], Spanish, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, European Spanish, French, PolishGerman, English, Spanish, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, French, Hindi, Polish

France
German, English [Original], European Spanish, French, Brazilian PortugueseArabic, German, English, European Spanish, French

Japan
English [Original], Japanese, Brazilian PortugueseEnglish, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese

Netherlands
German, English [Original], European Spanish, FrenchGerman, English, European Spanish, French, Dutch

Spain
German, English [Original], European Spanish, French, ItalianArabic, English, European Spanish, French, Romanian

5. A Knights Tale ( 2001 )

Score: 6.9/10

This movie tells the story of William Thatcher, who longs to become a knight after seeing his father killed in battle. However, he must first prove himself on the jousting field to enter the prestigious knights guild. Furthermore, Yuri Stolbunov won a Golden Arena award for Best Actor at the Pula Film Festival in 2001. The film was an international success, and it paved the way for two sequels; A Knights Tale: 2 (2005) and A Knights Tale: 3 (2011).

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Brazil
German, English – Audio Description, English [Original], French, Italian, Brazilian PortugueseGerman, English, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese

Japan
English – Audio Description, English [Original], Japanese, Brazilian PortugueseEnglish, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese

6. Peter Pan ( 2003 )

Score: 6.8/10

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Australia
English – Audio Description, English [Original], Canadian FrenchEnglish, Canadian French

Brazil
German, English [Original], French, Italian, Brazilian PortugueseGerman, English, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese

France
German, English [Original], European Spanish, French, Brazilian PortugueseArabic, German, English, European Spanish, French

Italy
German, English [Original], European Spanish, French, ItalianArabic, German, English, French, Italian, Romanian

7. Nanny McPhee ( 2005 )

Score: 6.6/10

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Brazil
English – Audio Description, English [Original], Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Brazilian PortugueseEnglish, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese

United Kingdom
English – Audio Description, English [Original], European Spanish, Hindi, Polish, Brazilian PortugueseArabic, English, Hindi, Polish, Traditional Chinese

8. The Forbidden Kingdom ( 2008 )

Score: 6.6/10

This action-adventure sees Jason Tripitikas join forces with legendary folk heroes to rescue the Monkey King from imprisonment by the Jade War Lord. They must first go their separate ways before they can band together to defeat him. The film was a financial success, and it generated $22 million over its opening weekend. This movie featured famous martial arts actors such as Jackie Chan, Jet Li, and Michael Angarano.

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Canada
English [Original], Canadian FrenchEnglish, Canadian French

9. The Water Horse ( 2007 )

Score: 6.4/10

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Australia
German, English [Original], Spanish, French, ItalianEnglish, Italian, Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese

Brazil
German, English [Original], French, Italian, Brazilian PortugueseGerman, English, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese

France
German, English [Original], European Spanish, French, Brazilian PortugueseArabic, German, English, European Spanish, French

Germany
German, English [Original], European Spanish, French, Italian, TurkishGerman, English, French, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian

India
English [Original]English, Hindi

Italy
German, English [Original], European Spanish, French, ItalianGerman, Greek, English, French, Italian, Ukrainian

Japan
English [Original], Japanese, Brazilian PortugueseEnglish, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese

Spain
German, English [Original], European Spanish, French, ItalianArabic, English, European Spanish, French, Romanian

10. Ella Enchanted ( 2004 )

Score: 6.3/10

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This is an adaptation of Gail Carson Levines novel of the same name. The film tells the story of Ella, who has been under a spell all her life which forces her to be obedient; she must obey every order given by others without question. This movie stars Anne Hathaway and Hugh Dancy, and Tommy OHaver directed it.

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Australia
German, English [Original]Arabic, German, Greek, English

Canada
English [Original], Canadian FrenchEnglish, French

Germany
German, English [Original], RussianArabic, German, Greek, English, Russian

India
English [Original]English, Hindi

11. Van Helsing ( 2004 )

Score: 6.1/10

This movie is also in these lists:
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Australia
German, English – Audio Description, English [Original], Spanish, French, ItalianEnglish, Italian, Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese

Brazil
German, English – Audio Description, English [Original], French, Italian, Brazilian PortugueseGerman, English, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese

India
English – Audio Description, English [Original], HindiEnglish, Hindi

Japan
English – Audio Description, English [Original], Japanese, Brazilian PortugueseEnglish, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Simplified Chinese

Netherlands
German, English – Audio Description, English [Original], European Spanish, French, TurkishGerman, English, European Spanish, French, Dutch

United Kingdom
English – Audio Description, English [Original], French, Hindi, Polish, Brazilian PortugueseArabic, English, French, Hindi, Polish

12. Inkheart ( 2008 )

Score: 6.1/10

The story follows Mo Folchart, who can bring fictional characters to life by reading aloud from books. However, when he accidentally reads the villainous Capricorn from a book, all hell breaks loose as he escapes into their world with an army of monsters in tow. This movie received mixed reviews, featuring a star-studded cast, including Brendan Fraser and Helen Mirren. Additionally, the author Cornelia Funke was on set while filming took place to ensure that director Iain Softley respected her original vision.

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Germany
German, English [Original]German, English

13. Journey to the Center of the Earth ( 2008 )

Score: 5.8/10

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Japan
English [Original], JapaneseJapanese

14. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island ( 2012 )

Score: 5.8/10

This is an adventure film that tells the story of Sean Anderson, who joins his stepfather Hank on a quest to find evidence that his real father was still alive. The film stars Dwayne Johnson and Michael Caine, but it opened at number one with $27 million at the box office despite negative reviews. Also notable is that this version does not mention Goliath or refer to any form of religion in its narrative/dialogue.

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France
English [Original], FrenchEnglish, French

Germany
German, English [Original]German, English

Japan
English [Original], JapaneseEnglish, Japanese

15. Pan ( 2015 )

Score: 5.7/10

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Italy
English [Original], ItalianEnglish, Italian

Netherlands
English [Original], DutchEnglish, Dutch

16. Mirror Mirror ( 2012 )

Score: 5.6/10

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English [Original], Spanish, Brazilian PortugueseSpanish, Brazilian Portuguese

Japan
English [Original], JapaneseJapanese

Although these films vary in their portrayal of elves, fairies, and leprechauns, there are several common themes. For example, many of these movies center around magic or supernatural themes, which result in the central protagonist learning to believe in themselves/overcome fears, etc.