What are the best movies like Maleficent?

If you are into fairy-tale-like movies with evil fairy characters, or movies like Maleficent, sure enough, you would love the list of movies we've prepared below! Make sure you get yourself familiar with movies similar to Maleficent and feel free to vote up your favorite!

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    #1Snow White and the Huntsman

    Snow White and the Huntsman

    Snow White and the Huntsman is an action adventure movie that follows the Huntsman as he is ordered to kill Snow White but who ends up protecting and mentoring her so she can vanquish the Evil Queen. It was directed by Rupert Sanders.


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    Xu Yang
    Written on October 10, 2019
    "when looking for the best movies like maleficent, the first movie that came to my mind is snow white and the huntsman, because the story and plot is quite close to the movie. Also, I like Chris Hemsworth's role here"
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    #2The Huntsman: Winter's War

    The Huntsman: Winter's War

    The Huntsman: The Winter's War is an action adventure film that follows the Hunstsman Eric and his fellow warrior Sara who fight for their forbidden love against the Ice Queen Freya. It was directed by Cedric Nicolas-Troyan in 2016.


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    Virginia Wilson
    Written on October 10, 2019
    "got to see this film 2 years ago, and if i'm not mistaken, hemsworth is also part of this movie! 😊 all the actors and actresses played their role very well, but the story is just so predictable. nonetheless, its good to see it when u're into maleficent kind of movies"
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    Cinderella is an American fantasy film based on Walt Disney's animated story of the same name. The film was released on March 13, 2015, and it was directed by Kenneth Branagh. It stars Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, and more. 


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    Jacqueline Peterson
    Written on October 10, 2019
    "Lily James is soooo pretty! Okay for me this is the closest similar to Maleficent movie, because of the step mom of Cinderella which can also be comparable to Maleficent..."
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    #4Alice in Wonderland

    Alice in Wonderland

    Alice in Wonderland is a 2010 adventure fantasy film starring Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, and Helena Bonham Carter. 19-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure and learns of her true destiny, to end the Red Queen's reign of terror.


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    Katherine Guzman
    Written on October 10, 2019
    "I listend to Painting Flowers by All Time low and checked out this movie becausse I saw the trailer... So yeah after seeing this, Anne Hathaway looked stunning as a white queen, it fits her. The movie also somhow reminded me of Maleficent in some wayyyss but ofc I don't want to spoil so I'll just leave it here."
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    #5Into the Woods

    Into the Woods
    Into the Woods (2014) is a musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall based on Stephen Sondheim's Broadway musical of the same name. The cast includes Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, and more.

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    Diana Banks
    Written on October 10, 2019
    "Four years ago, I watched this in a theatre with my boyfriend and we love it so much! Didnt expect that despite being musical, they were able to make it great! "
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    #6Oz the Great and Powerful

    Oz the Great and Powerful

    Oz the Great and Powerful is an action-adventure and fantasy film directed by Sam Raimi. It was first released on February 14, 2013, by Walt Disney Pictures with an MPAA rating of PG. It starred James Franco, Mila Kunis, and Rachel Weisz.


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    Dylan Bates
    Written on October 10, 2019
    "Fair enough to be considered as Maleficent-like movies, but there are others which has a story close to that of Maleficent like Snow White and the Huntsman. Anyway, I live oz the great and powerful for having full of adventures"
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    #7King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is an action film adaptation of the infamous Arthurian legends, directed by Guy Ritchie. It was first released on May 8, 2017, by Warner Home VideoWarner Bros with an MPAA rating of PG-13. It starred Charlie Hunnam and Astrid Berges-Frisbey.


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    Eric Jordan
    Written on October 10, 2019
    "Kinda heavy to watch but overall, the story is not cliche, and it's well directed!"
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    #8Beauty and the Beast

    Beauty and the Beast

    The 2017 film adaptation of Beauty and the Beast narrates the story of a prince who is under a curse that makes him look like a monster, and only a woman can save him. The film stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, and Luke Evans.


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    Maribel Félix
    Written on October 10, 2019
    "Because of my love for Emma Watson, I checked out this movie and convinced my boyfriend that we watch it together. THis musical is soooo soooo amazing! I like the whole sstory, and yeah it can be similar to Maleficent in some ways but this is soooo much better!"


Best What are the best movies like Maleficent
1Snow White and the HuntsmanMovies 18 Paid
2The Huntsman: Winter's WarMovies 13 Paid
3CinderellaMovies 9 Paid
4Alice in Wonderland Movies 3 Paid
5Into the WoodsMovies 3 Paid
6Oz the Great and PowerfulMovies 2 Paid
7King Arthur: Legend of the SwordMovies 2 Paid
8Beauty and the BeastMovies 0 Paid

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