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The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical

The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

In this charming film based on the popular L. Frank Baum stories, Dorothy and her dog Toto are caught in a tornado's path and somehow end up in the land of Oz. Here she meets some memorable friends and foes in her journey to meet the Wizard of Oz who everyone says can help her return home and possibly grant her new friends their goals of a brain, heart and courage. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  abduction,  guilt,  magic,  dance,  escape,  friendship
Mood:allegory
Locations:castle,  farm,  village,  bicycle,  snow,  forest
Characters:coroner,  hostage,  singer
Story:wizard,  good witch,  witch,  aunt niece relationship,  brain,  home sweet home,  heart,  home,  tin man,  cyclone,  magical shoe,  kansas,  scarecrow,  wizard of oz,  uncle niece relationship,  flying monkey,  lion,  anthropomorphic tree,  talking tree,  animate tree,  apple tree,  flying witch,  evil witch,  farm hand,  secret identity,  magic spell,  haunted forest,  it was all a dream,  person on fire,  girl and her dog,  loyal dog,  owner dog relationship,  small dog,  reference to the egyptian god osiris,  honorary degree,  talking to a dog,  ruby slippers,  melting woman,  poppy field,  floating head,  bucket of water,  imaginary land,  oil can,  accidental hero,  omaha nebraska,  reference to isis,  reference to julius caesar,  skywriting,  reference to cleopatra,  death certificate,  pigsty,  broomstick,  slipper,  woodsman,  facade,  walled city,  pet owner relationship,  green skin,  waving,  diploma,  little person,  drawbridge,  charlatan,  alternate universe,  deus ex machina,  rich snob,  crossroads,  pleading,  basket,  falling asleep,  hourglass,  homesickness,  crystal ball,  niece,  bubble,  cowardice,  broom,  curtain,  locked in a room,  reference to abraham lincoln,  voyage,  doorman,  intellectual,  bechdel test passed,  recluse,  pigtails,  beauty salon,  hot air balloon,  hot dog,  chandelier,  fantasy world,  cornfield,  unconsciousness,  shoe,  tween girl,  tornado,  medal,  farmhouse,  fireball,  gate,  levitation,  aunt,  crow,  adolescent,  fortune teller,  snowing,  pet dog,  death of sister,  jumping through a window,  dungeon,  award,  impostor,  innocence,  dwarf,  guard,  crushed to death,  animal attack,  clock,  compassion,  villainess,  witchcraft,  lifting someone into the air,  talking animal,  fainting,  quest,  runaway,  monkey,  flower,  threat,  tree,  child in peril,  disguise,  axe,  road trip,  dysfunctional family,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  secret,  cat,  rescue,  horse,  dream,  song,  crying,  fire,  singing,  title spoken by character,  dog,  husband wife relationship

Oz The Great And Powerful (2013)
Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Oz The Great And Powerful (2013)

Oscar Diggs ('James Franco'), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz. At first he thinks he's hit the jackpot-fame and fortune are his for the taking. That all changes, however, when he meets three witches, Theodora ('Mila Kunis' (qv)), Evanora ('Rachel Weisz' (qv)), and Glinda ('Michelle Williams (I)' (qv)), who are not convinced he is the great wizard everyone's been expecting. Reluctantly drawn into the epic problems facing the Land of Oz and its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it is too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity-and even a bit of wizardry-Oscar transforms himself not only into the great and powerful Wizard of Oz but into a better man as well. (Read More)

Themes:magic,  courage,  escape,  friendship
Locations:castle,  forest
Characters:hostage
Story:kansas,  wizard of oz,  flying monkey,  wizard,  good witch,  evil witch,  witch,  poppy field,  broomstick,  walled city,  green skin,  charlatan,  crystal ball,  bubble,  hot air balloon,  scarecrow,  cornfield,  tornado,  fireball,  levitation,  crow,  lion,  impostor,  animal attack,  villainess,  witchcraft,  talking animal,  quest,  monkey,  flower,  disguise,  axe,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  rescue,  horse,  fire,  singing

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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
Action, Fantasy, Horror

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

The siblings Hansel and Gretel are left alone in the woods by their father and captured by a dark witch in a candy house. However they kill the witch and escape from the spot. Years later, the orphans have become famous witch hunters. When eleven children go missing in a small village, the Mayor summons Hansel and Gretel to rescue them, and they save the red haired Mina from the local sheriff who wants to burn her, accusing Mina of witchcraft. Soon they discover that the Blood Moon will approach in three days and the powerful dark witch Muriel is responsible for the abduction of children. She intends to use the children together with a secret ingredient in a Sabbath to make the coven of witches protected against the fire. Meanwhile Hansel and Gretel disclose secrets about their parents. (Read More)

Themes:abduction,  magic,  escape
Locations:village,  forest
Characters:hostage
Story:good witch,  evil witch,  person on fire,  broomstick,  fireball,  dungeon,  crushed to death,  villainess,  witchcraft,  witch,  child in peril,  axe,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  secret,  rescue,  fire

The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller

The Brothers Grimm (2005)

Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. They are put to the test, however, when they encounter a real magical curse in a haunted forest with real magical beings, requiring genuine courage. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  magic,  escape
Locations:village,  forest,  castle,  snow
Characters:hostage
Story:animate tree,  haunted forest,  fantasy world,  crow,  snowing,  dungeon,  guard,  lifting someone into the air,  tree,  witch,  child in peril,  axe,  falling from height,  cat,  rescue,  horse,  fire,  title spoken by character,  dog

Labyrinth (1986) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical

Labyrinth (1986)

The teenager Sarah is forced by her father and her stepmother to babysit her baby brother Toby while they are outside home. Toby does not stop crying and Sarah wishes that her brother be taken by the Goblin King. Out of the blue, Toby stops crying and when Sarah looks for him in the cradle, she learns that he wish was granted and the Goblin King Jarethhas taken him to his castle in the Goblin City in the middle of a labyrinth. Sarah repents an asks Jareth to give Toby back; but the Goblin King tells that she has to rescue her brother before midnight, otherwise Toby will be turned into a goblin. Soon Sarah teams up with the coward goblin Hoggle, the beast Ludo and the knight Didymus and his dog Ambrosius in her journey. Will they rescue Toby in time? (Read More)

Themes:magic,  friendship
Locations:castle,  forest
Story:home,  rescue,  crystal ball,  fantasy world,  gate,  fortune teller,  pet dog,  lion,  guard,  clock,  lifting someone into the air,  quest,  crying,  good versus evil,  cat,  dream,  song,  fire,  singing,  title spoken by character,  dog

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Willow (1988)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Willow (1988)

A baby girl is discovered in a river by Ranon and Mims, the children of Willow Ufgood, a dwarf farmer and magician and the baby girl is taken into the care of Willow's family. But when a terrifying dog-like creature attacks Willow's village, whilst tracking down the baby. Willow consults the village council and the wizard The High Aldwin. The High Aldwin gives Willow a task and Willow leaves the village and embarks on the task to give the baby girl to a responsible person. But Willow soon learns the baby is Elora Danan, the baby girl destined to bring about the downfall of the evil sorceress Queen Bavmorda. Joined by his allies: swordsman Madmartigan, sorceress Fin Raziel and the Brownies Franjean and Rool, Willow takes it upon himself to protect Elora from Queen Bavmorda, who intends to kill Elora and prevent Elora from fulfilling her destiny. And Willow and his allies are pursued by Queen Bavmorda's daughter Sorsha and the evil commander of Queen Bavmorda's army General Kael, whom are searching for Elora and bring her back to Queen Bavmorda's castle, where Queen Bavmorda bids to kill Elora in a ritual and prevent the prophecy of her downfall. This is why Willow (1988) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939). (Read More)

Themes:magic,  courage,  escape,  friendship
Locations:village,  castle,  farm,  snow,  forest
Story:dwarf,  magic spell,  crossroads,  levitation,  crow,  dungeon,  wizard,  animal attack,  villainess,  lifting someone into the air,  talking animal,  quest,  witch,  disguise,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  cat,  horse,  crying,  title spoken by character,  dog,  husband wife relationship

In The Name Of The King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

In The Name Of The King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)

Set in the kingdom of Ehb, the story follows Farmer ('Jason Statham' (qv)), who was adopted by his village. When Farmer's wife, Solana ('Claire Forlani' (qv)), and his son leave to sell vegetables at the town of Stonebridge, Farmer's farm is attacked by creatures called Krugs. With the help of his friend and neighbor Norrick ('Ron Perlman (I)' (qv)), he travels to Stonebridge where his wife and son are. Before he arrives, the Krugs, controlled by the wizard Gallian ('Ray Liotta' (qv)), kill his son and capture his wife. Farmer, with the help of Bastian ('Will Sanderson' (qv)), his brother-in-law, and Norrick sets out to find and rescue his wife. The King's nephew Fallow ('Matthew Lillard' (qv)) is conspiring with the wizard Gallian to take over the kingdom led by King Konreid ('Burt Reynolds'). (Read More)

Themes:courage,  magic,  escape,  friendship
Locations:castle,  farm,  village,  forest
Story:fantasy world,  levitation,  crow,  dungeon,  wizard,  witchcraft,  axe,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  rescue,  horse,  crying,  fire,  husband wife relationship

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)

Themes:courage,  magic,  escape,  friendship
Locations:castle,  village,  forest
Characters:hostage
Story:fireball,  dungeon,  impostor,  dwarf,  crushed to death,  guard,  animal attack,  fainting,  witch,  child in peril,  disguise,  axe,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  rescue,  horse,  fire,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  dog

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Beautiful Creatures (2013) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Beautiful Creatures (2013)

Teenager Ethan Wate is obsessed with his urge to finish high school and go on to college in order to leave the small town of Gatlin, South Carolina behind, until a mysterious girl begins to inhabit his dreams. When he meets Lena Duchannes, a newcomer who has just enrolled in his school, Ethan knows she is the girl in his dreams. Lena is rejected by the rest of her classmates for being the niece of Macon Ravenwood, whom the town's superstitious residents consider to be a devil-worshiper. But Ethan gives her a ride anyway and they fall in love. Lena reveals to her new boyfriend that she is a witch, and that on her sixteenth birthday she will be claimed by either the forces of light or of darkness. She will remain in the light, but only if she does not remain in love with Ethan. To make matters worse, her evil mother, Sarafine, is casting spells to push Lena to the dark side. Ethan joins her in a search to find a magic spell to save their doomed love. Will the lovers succeed? (Read More)

Themes:magic,  escape,  friendship
Locations:farm,  snow,  forest
Story:aunt niece relationship,  uncle niece relationship,  magic spell,  niece,  recluse,  tornado,  villainess,  witch,  disguise,  dysfunctional family,  good versus evil,  rescue,  horse,  dream,  fire

Seventh Son (2014)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Seventh Son (2014)

John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected his country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an apprentice to carry on his trade. Most have failed to survive. The last hope is a young farmer's son named Thomas Ward. Will he survive the training to become the spook that so many others couldn't? Should he trust the girl with pointy shoes? How can Thomas stand a chance against Mother Malkin, the most dangerous witch in the county? (Read More)

Themes:courage,  magic,  escape
Locations:castle,  farm,  village,  snow,  forest
Story:good witch,  witch,  walled city,  niece,  villainess,  child in peril,  axe,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  rescue,  horse,  fire,  title spoken by character,  dog

Sleeping Beauty (1959)
Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance

Sleeping Beauty (1959)

After a beautiful princess, Aurora, is born in to royalty everyone gathers to exchange gifts. Everything is perfectly fine until an unwanted guest appears, Maleficent. Magnificent casts a spell on the young princess and announces that she will die by pricking her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel on the evening of her 16th birthday. Fortunately, one of the good fairies, Merryweather, changes the spell so Aurora will fall asleep, and that the only way to wake her up were the tears from her true love. Finally the day comes. Will she be left to sleep forever? This is why Sleeping Beauty (1959) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939). (Read More)

Themes:magic,  dance,  friendship
Locations:castle,  forest
Story:evil witch,  drawbridge,  falling asleep,  bubble,  broom,  dungeon,  guard,  villainess,  witchcraft,  lifting someone into the air,  flower,  witch,  good versus evil,  horse,  crying,  fire,  singing

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The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)

Themes:courage,  guilt,  magic,  escape
Locations:castle,  village,  snow,  forest
Characters:hostage
Story:dwarf,  guard,  animal attack,  villainess,  quest,  monkey,  flower,  child in peril,  axe,  good versus evil,  rescue,  horse

Beauty And The Beast (2017) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance

Beauty And The Beast (2017)

Disney's animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted. (Read More)

Themes:magic,  dance,  escape
Locations:castle,  village,  snow,  forest
Characters:hostage,  singer
Story:magic spell,  deus ex machina,  recluse,  animal attack,  clock,  compassion,  talking animal,  witch,  disguise,  falling from height,  rescue,  horse,  fire,  singing,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  dog

The Golden Compass (2007)
Adventure, Family, Fantasy

The Golden Compass (2007)

It was no ordinary life for a young girl: living among scholars in the hallowed halls of Jordan College and tearing unsupervised through Oxford's motley streets on mad quests for adventure. But Lyra's greatest adventure would begin closer to home, the day she heard hushed talk of an extraordinary particle. Microscopic in size, the magical dust--discovered in the vast Arctic expanse of the North--was rumored to possess profound properties that could unite whole universes. But there were those who feared the particle and would stop at nothing to destroy it. Catapulted into the heart of a terrible struggle, Lyra was forced to seek aid from clans, 'gyptians, and formidable armored bears. And as she journeyed into unbelievable danger, she had not the faintest clue that she alone was destined to win, or to lose, this more-than-mortal battle... (Read More)

Themes:courage,  abduction,  magic,  escape,  friendship
Locations:forest
Story:uncle niece relationship,  flying witch,  rescue,  hourglass,  voyage,  hot air balloon,  fantasy world,  gate,  heart,  clock,  home,  talking animal,  quest,  runaway,  monkey,  witch,  child in peril,  cat,  horse,  fire,  dog

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The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (2013)
Adventure, Fantasy

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (2013)

After successfully crossing over (and under) the Misty Mountains, Thorin and Company must seek aid from a powerful stranger before taking on the dangers of Mirkwood Forest--without their Wizard. If they reach the human settlement of Lake-town it will be time for the hobbit Bilbo Baggins to fulfill his contract with the dwarves. The party must complete the journey to Lonely Mountain and burglar Baggins must seek out the Secret Door that will give them access to the hoard of the dragon Smaug. And, where has Gandalf got off to? And what is his secret business to the south? (Read More)

Themes:magic,  escape
Locations:castle,  village,  snow,  forest
Characters:hostage
Story:wizard,  person on fire,  dwarf,  guard,  animal attack,  quest,  child in peril,  axe,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  secret,  rescue,  dream,  fire,  title spoken by character

Solomon Kane (2009)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Solomon Kane (2009)

Once a mercenary of Queen Elizabeth I fighting Spaniards in Africa, Solomon met the Devil's Reaper and discovered he was bound for hell. Barely escaping, he soon renounced violence to atone for his past sins, seeking out redemption in a life of peace. That is until the followers of sorcerer Malachi kidnap a Puritan girl, Meredith Crowthorn, and brutally slaughter her family before his very eyes, forcing Solomon to take up arms and return to his violent ways once more to rescue her. This is why Solomon Kane (2009) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939). (Read More)

Themes:abduction,  magic
Locations:castle,  village,  snow,  forest
Characters:hostage
Story:person on fire,  crow,  jumping through a window,  dungeon,  witchcraft,  witch,  child in peril,  disguise,  axe,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  rescue,  horse,  fire,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship

Mirror Mirror (2012) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy

Mirror Mirror (2012)

After a beloved King vanishes, his ruthless wife seizes control of the kingdom and keeps her beautiful 18-year-old stepdaughter, Snow White, hidden away in the palace. But when the princess attracts the attention of a charming and wealthy visiting prince, the jealous Queen banishes the girl to a nearby forest. Taken in by a band of rebellious but kindhearted dwarfs, Snow White blossoms into a brave young woman determined to save her country from the Queen. With the support of her new friends, she roars into action to reclaim her birthright and win back her Prince in this magical adventure comedy that will capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences the world over. (Read More)

Themes:magic,  dance,  escape,  friendship
Locations:castle,  snow,  forest
Story:evil witch,  dwarf,  villainess,  witchcraft,  witch,  disguise,  good versus evil,  horse,  title spoken by character

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Warcraft (2016)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Warcraft (2016)

When the world of the Orcs of Draenor is being destroyed by the evil fel magic that uses life-force, the powerful warlock Gul'dan creates a portal to the world of Azeroth and forms the Horde with members of the Orc clans. He also captures many prisoners to keep the portal open. The king of Azeroth, Llane Wrynn and his brother-in-law, Anduin Lothar are informed by the apprentice of magician Khadgar that he has found fel magic in dead bodies and the king decides to summon the Guardian of Tirisfal, Medivh, to protect his kingdom. Lothar and Khadgar head to Kharazhan to meet Medivh and an ominous shadow points a book out to Khadgar, who takes it and hides. Anduin, Khadgar and Medivh and a group of soldiers are attacked by Orcs and they capture the slave Garona, who is released by King Llane, and she shows them the location of the portal. Garona is contacted by the Orc chief of a clan Durotan that wants to meet King Llane to stop the fel magic. Meanwhile Khadgar learns that the gate was opened with the help of someone in Azeroth. Shall King Llane trust Garona and Durotan, who might be the traitor? (Read More)

Themes:magic,  escape,  friendship
Locations:castle,  village,  snow,  forest
Characters:hostage
Story:green skin,  recluse,  gate,  dungeon,  wizard,  dwarf,  crushed to death,  guard,  animal attack,  tree,  child in peril,  axe,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  rescue,  horse,  fire,  husband wife relationship

Bedknobs And Broomsticks (1971)
Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical

Bedknobs And Broomsticks (1971)

During WWII in England, Charlie, Carrie, and Paul Rawlins are sent to live with Eglantine Price, an apprentice witch. Charlie blackmails Miss Price that if he is to keep her practices a secret, she must give him something, so she takes a bedknob from her late father's bed and places the "famous magic traveling spell" on it, and only Paul can activate it. Their first journey is to a street in London where they meet Emelius Browne, headmaster of Miss Price's witchcraft training correspondence school. Miss Price tells him of a plan to find the magic words for a spell known as Substitutiary Locomotion, which brings inanimate objects to life. This spell will be her work for the war effort. (Read More)

Themes:magic,  dance
Locations:castle,  village,  bicycle
Characters:singer
Story:witchcraft,  witch,  secret,  charlatan,  broom,  pigtails,  tween girl,  medal,  aunt,  lion,  lifting someone into the air,  monkey,  song,  crying,  fire,  singing

47 Ronin (2013)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

47 Ronin (2013)

While hunting in the forest, Lord Asano of Ako and his samurai find a young half-breed and take him with them to live in the castle. Several years later, Lord Asano holds a tournament to welcome the Shogun to Ako. The night after the tournament, Lord Asano is bewitched into hurting Lord Kira of Nagato, and is punished into committing seppuku by the Shogun. Realizing that it was a Lord Kira's evil plot, the samurais and the half-breed sets out for revenge against the Shogun's order. (Read More)

Themes:magic,  escape
Locations:forest,  castle,  village,  snow
Characters:hostage
Story:magic spell,  person on fire,  farmhouse,  snowing,  guard,  home,  villainess,  witchcraft,  witch,  disguise,  axe,  rescue,  horse,  fire,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship

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Majo No Takkyubin (1989) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy

Majo No Takkyubin (1989)

This is the story of a young witch, named Kiki who is now thirteen years old. But she is still a little green and plenty headstrong, but also resourceful, imaginative, and determined. With her trusty wisp of a talking cat named Jiji by her side she's ready to take on the world, or at least the quaintly European seaside village she's chosen as her new home. This is why Majo No Takkyubin (1989) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939). (Read More)

Themes:magic,  friendship
Locations:village,  bicycle,  forest
Story:witch,  home,  cat,  broom,  witchcraft,  talking animal,  falling from height,  rescue,  dog

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

The beautiful and kindhearted princess Snow White charms every creature in the kingdom except one - her jealous stepmother, the Queen. When the Magic Mirror proclaims Snow White the fairest one of all, she must flee into the forest, where she befriends the lovable seven dwarfs - Doc, Sneezy, Grumpy, Happy, Bashful, Sleepy, and Dopey. But when the Queen tricks Snow White with an enchanted apple, only the magic of true love's kiss can save her. (Read More)

Themes:magic,  escape,  friendship
Locations:snow,  castle,  forest
Story:woodsman,  crow,  dungeon,  heart,  dwarf,  crushed to death,  villainess,  witchcraft,  witch,  disguise,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  horse,  singing

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016)
Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016)

Holding a mysterious leather suitcase in his hand, Newt Scamander, a young activist wizard from England, visits New York while he is on his way to Arizona. Inside his expanding suitcase hides a wide array of diverse, magical creatures that exist among us, ranging from tiny, twig-like ones, to majestic and humongous ones. It is the middle of the 20s and times are troubled since the already fragile equilibrium of secrecy between the unseen world of wizards and the ordinary or "No-Maj" people that the MACUSA Congress struggles to maintain, is at risk of being unsettled. In the meantime, the voices against wizardry keep growing with daily protests led by Mary Lou Barebone and fuelled by the increasing disasters ascribed to a dark wizard, Gellert Grindelwald. At the same time, by a twist of fate, Newt's precious suitcase will be switched with the identical one of an aspiring No-Maj baker, Jacob Kowalski, while demoted Auror, Tina Goldstein, arrests Newt for being an unregistered wizard. To make matters worse, with the suitcase in the wrong hands, several creatures manage to escape to unknown directions. Before long, this situation will catch Senior Auror Percival Graves' attention who will target both Tina and Newt amid panic caused by an invisible, devastating and utterly unpredictable menace that still wreaks havoc in New York's 5th Avenue. Is there a hidden agenda behind Graves' intentions and ultimately, what will happen to the remaining magical creatures still loose in the streets? (Read More)

Themes:escape,  magic,  friendship
Locations:snow
Characters:singer
Story:secret identity,  magic spell,  bubble,  chandelier,  levitation,  dungeon,  lion,  wizard,  impostor,  animal attack,  clock,  witchcraft,  monkey,  witch,  disguise,  good versus evil,  rescue,  fire,  title spoken by character

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Wonder Woman (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi, War

Wonder Woman (2017)

Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when a pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  escape
Locations:castle,  village,  snow,  forest
Characters:singer
Story:home,  aunt niece relationship,  secret identity,  levitation,  death of sister,  jumping through a window,  impostor,  villainess,  threat,  disguise,  axe,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  secret,  rescue,  horse,  fire,  singing

Dragonheart (1996) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Dragonheart (1996)

The young, sickly King Einon was wounded in a battle. In order for him to survive, he is healed by Draco, a dragon. Some years later, Bowen, a dragon slayer, encounters Draco. The two team up to form a traveling duo that perform an act, but the act is only known by themselves. Bowen supposedly "slays" Draco and then collects a reward from the town or village that he protects by killing the dragon who had been "terrorizing" them. From there, Bowen and Draco must save the entire kingdom from the rule of the now evil King Einon, who is part of Draco and Draco a part of him. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  escape,  friendship
Locations:castle,  village,  forest
Story:person on fire,  dungeon,  heart,  talking animal,  quest,  tree,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  rescue,  horse,  fire,  singing,  dog

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Adventure, Family, Fantasy

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Bilbo Baggins is swept into a quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakenshield. Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs, deadly Wargs and Giant Spiders, Shapeshifters and Sorcerers. Although their goal lies to the East and the wastelands of the Lonely Mountain first they must escape the goblin tunnels, where Bilbo meets the creature that will change his life forever ... Gollum. Here, alone with Gollum, on the shores of an underground lake, the unassuming Bilbo Baggins not only discovers depths of guile and courage that surprise even him, he also gains possession of Gollum's "precious" ring that holds unexpected and useful qualities ... A simple, gold ring that is tied to the fate of all Middle-earth in ways Bilbo cannot begin to know. This is why The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939). (Read More)

Themes:magic,  courage,  escape
Locations:castle,  forest
Story:wizard,  dwarf,  crushed to death,  animal attack,  witchcraft,  quest,  axe,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  rescue,  fire

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Coraline (2009)
Animation, Family, Fantasy

Coraline (2009)

When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, with caring parents and all her dreams coming true. When the Other Mother invites Coraline to stay in her world forever, the girl refuses and finds that the alternate reality where she is trapped is only a trick to lure her. (Read More)

Locations:bicycle,  snow,  forest
Characters:singer
Story:home,  alternate universe,  bechdel test passed,  fantasy world,  pet dog,  impostor,  lifting someone into the air,  talking animal,  secret,  cat,  rescue,  dream,  song,  crying,  singing,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  dog

Conan The Barbarian (2011)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Conan The Barbarian (2011)

A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan realizes he is the only hope of saving the great nations of Hyboria from an encroaching reign of supernatural evil.

Themes:magic,  escape
Locations:castle,  village,  snow
Story:person on fire,  walled city,  fireball,  dungeon,  guard,  crushed to death,  animal attack,  quest,  witch,  child in peril,  disguise,  axe,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  rescue,  horse,  fire,  husband wife relationship

Hercules (2014) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Action, Adventure

Hercules (2014)

1400 B.C., a tormented soul walked the Earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus. For this, he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors, and the death of his family, this dark, world-weary soul turned his back on the gods finding his only solace in bloody battle. Over the years, he warmed to the company of six similar souls, their only bond being their love of fighting, and the presence of death. These men and women never question where they go to fight, or why, or whom, just how much they will be paid. Now, the King of Thrace has hired these mercenaries to train his men to become the greatest army of all time. It is time for this bunch of lost souls to finally have their eyes opened to how far they have fallen, when they must train an army to become as ruthless and bloodthirsty as their reputation has become. (Read More)

Themes:escape
Locations:village,  snow,  forest
Characters:hostage
Story:person on fire,  walled city,  crow,  dungeon,  lion,  crushed to death,  animal attack,  child in peril,  axe,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  rescue,  horse,  fire,  title spoken by character

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Red Riding Hood (2011)
Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Red Riding Hood (2011)

Valerie (Seyfried) is a beautiful young woman torn between two men. She is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter (Fernandez), but her parents have arranged for her to marry the wealthy Henry (Irons). Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter are planning to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older sister has been killed by the werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village. For years, the people have maintained an uneasy truce with the beast, offering the creature a monthly animal sacrifice. But under a blood red moon, the wolf has upped the stakes by taking a human life. Hungry for revenge, the people call on famed werewolf hunter, Father Solomon (Oldman), to help them kill the wolf. But Solomon's arrival brings unintended consequences as he warns that the wolf, who takes human form by day, could be any one of them. As the death toll rises with each moon, Valerie begins to suspect that the werewolf could be someone she loves. As panic grips the town, Valerie discovers that she has a unique connection to the beast--one that inexorably draws them together, making her both suspect...and bait. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  escape,  friendship
Locations:village,  snow,  forest
Characters:hostage
Story:woodsman,  basket,  snowing,  death of sister,  animal attack,  tree,  axe,  good versus evil,  rescue,  horse,  dream,  fire,  husband wife relationship

Brave (2012)
Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller

Brave (2012)

Set in Scotland in a rugged and mythical time, "Brave" features Merida, an aspiring archer and impetuous daughter of royalty. Merida makes a reckless choice that unleashes unintended peril and forces her to spring into action to set things right. This is why Brave (2012) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939). (Read More)

Themes:courage,  magic,  escape
Locations:castle,  village,  snow,  forest
Story:witch,  magic spell,  broom,  bechdel test passed,  crow,  animal attack,  axe,  good versus evil,  rescue,  horse,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  dog

War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet. (Read More)

Themes:escape,  friendship
Locations:village,  snow,  forest
Characters:hostage
Story:snowing,  animal attack,  home,  talking animal,  quest,  monkey,  flower,  tree,  child in peril,  axe,  falling from height,  rescue,  horse,  dream,  fire,  husband wife relationship

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Pan (2015) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Pan (2015)

Themes:courage,  magic,  escape,  friendship
Locations:forest
Characters:hostage
Story:fantasy world,  guard,  animal attack,  tree,  child in peril,  axe,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  rescue,  fire,  title spoken by character

Tideland (2005)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Tideland (2005)

Pre-teen Jeliza-Rose's parents are hopeless drug addicts. When pa, rocker Noah, finds ma's OD'd, he fears to be charged with homicide and takes Jeliza along to his ma's place, in a desolate country region. With Noah passed out, the girl mentally transfers to a fantasy world she and her doll heads enter magically. Jeliza's adventures also star the crazy locals, notably Dell, and Dell's grown but intellectually disabled brother Dickens. (Read More)

Locations:farm
Characters:singer
Story:fantasy world,  tween girl,  farmhouse,  brain,  innocence,  talking animal,  fainting,  tree,  child in peril,  dysfunctional family,  falling from height,  secret,  dream,  song,  fire,  singing

The Little Mermaid (1989)
Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance

The Little Mermaid (1989)

In Disney's beguiling animated romp, rebellious 16-year-old mermaid Ariel is fascinated with life on land. On one of her visits to the surface, which are forbidden by her controlling father, King Triton, she falls for a human prince. Determined to be with her new love, Ariel makes a dangerous deal with the sea witch Ursula to become human for three days. But when plans go awry for the star-crossed lovers, the king must make the ultimate sacrifice for his daughter. (Read More)

Themes:magic,  dance,  friendship
Locations:castle
Story:witch,  evil witch,  magic spell,  unconsciousness,  animal attack,  home,  villainess,  witchcraft,  lifting someone into the air,  talking animal,  disguise,  good versus evil,  rescue,  fire,  singing,  title spoken by character,  dog

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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

This is the tale of Harry Potter, an ordinary 11-year-old boy serving as a sort of slave for his aunt and uncle who learns that he is actually a wizard and has been invited to attend the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry is snatched away from his mundane existence by Hagrid, the grounds keeper for Hogwarts, and quickly thrown into a world completely foreign to both him and the viewer. Famous for an incident that happened at his birth, Harry makes friends easily at his new school. He soon finds, however, that the wizarding world is far more dangerous for him than he would have imagined, and he quickly learns that not all wizards are ones to be trusted. This is why Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone (2001) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939). (Read More)

Themes:magic,  friendship
Locations:forest
Story:wizard,  witchcraft,  aunt,  broom,  fantasy world,  levitation,  dwarf,  lifting someone into the air,  talking animal,  quest,  witch,  child in peril,  dysfunctional family,  good versus evil,  rescue,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  dog

The Witches (1990) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

The Witches (1990)

A young boy, recently orphaned, is taken to England by his grandmother. At a hotel in which they are staying, a group of witches have gathered to prepare a plot to rid England of all children.

Themes:abduction,  magic,  escape
Locations:bicycle,  snow
Story:witch,  pigtails,  shoe,  witchcraft,  lifting someone into the air,  talking animal,  fainting,  child in peril,  disguise,  good versus evil,  cat,  rescue,  crying,  singing,  husband wife relationship

Excalibur (1981)
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Excalibur (1981)

The myth of King Arthur brought once again to the screen. Uthur Pendragon is given the mystical sword Excalibur by the wizard Merlin. At his death Uthur buries the sword into a stone, and the next man that can pull it out will be King of England. Years later Arthur, Uthur's bastard son draws Excalibur and becomes king. Guided by Merlin, Arthur marries Guenivere and gathers the Knights of the Round Table. Arthur's evil half-sister Morgana sires a son with him, who may prove his downfall. (Read More)

Themes:magic,  escape,  friendship
Locations:castle,  forest
Story:evil witch,  crow,  wizard,  quest,  tree,  witch,  disguise,  axe,  horse,  fire,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship

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Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Jupiter Ascending (2015)

Jupiter Jones was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning other people's houses and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine Wise, a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along - her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  escape,  friendship
Locations:castle
Characters:hostage
Story:aunt niece relationship,  uncle niece relationship,  cornfield,  farmhouse,  fireball,  levitation,  jumping through a window,  guard,  talking animal,  disguise,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  rescue,  fire

The Secret Of Nimh (1982)
Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Secret Of Nimh (1982)

Mrs. Brisby, a widowed mouse, lives in a cinder block with her children on the Fitzgibbon farm. She is preparing to move her family out of the field they live in as plowing time approaches, however her son Timothy has fallen ill, and moving him could prove fatal. Mrs. Brisby visits The Great Owl, a wise creature who advises her to visit a mysterious group of rats who live beneath a rose bush on the farm. Upon visiting the rats, Brisby meets Nicodemus, the wise and mystical leader of the rats, and Justin, a friendly rat who immediately becomes attached to Mrs. Brisby. While there, she learns that her late husband, Mr. Jonathon Brisby, along with the rats, was a part of a series of experiments at a place known only as N.I.M.H. (revealed earlier in the story as the National Institute of Mental Health). The experiments performed on the mice and rats there boosted their intelligence, allowing them to read without being taught and to understand things such as complex mechanics and electricity. The rats and Mr. Brisby escaped from N.I.M.H. and came to live on the Fitzgibbon farm. The rats created a home for themselves under Mrs. Fitzgibbon's rose bush, creating an elaborate habitation of beautiful chambers, elevators, and Christmas lights. However, the rats are unhappy in their dependence on the humans, who they are stealing electricity from, and have concocted a plan to leave the farm and live independently. Because of her husband's prior relationship with the rats, they agree to help Mrs. Brisby move her home out of the path of the plow. However, the evil Jenner and his unwilling accomplice Sullivan, who wish to remain beneath the rose bush, yet plot to kill Nicodemus during the move. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  magic,  escape
Mood:allegory
Locations:farm,  forest
Story:aunt,  crow,  wizard,  crushed to death,  home,  talking animal,  quest,  good versus evil,  secret,  cat,  crying,  dog

The Three Musketeers (1993) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance

The Three Musketeers (1993)

The three best of the disbanded Musketeers - Athos, Porthos, and Aramis - join a young hotheaded would-be-Musketeer, D'Artagnan, to stop the Cardinal Richelieu's evil plot: to form an alliance with enemy England by way of the mysterious Milady. Rochefort, the Cardinal's right-hand man, announces the official disbanding of the King's Musketeers. Three, however, refuse to throw down their swords - Athos the fighter and drinker, Porthos the pirate and lover, and Aramis the priest and poet. Arriving in Paris to join the Musketeers, D'Artagnan uncovers the Cardinal's plans, and the four set out on a mission to protect King and Country. This is why The Three Musketeers (1993) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939). (Read More)

Themes:courage,  escape,  friendship
Locations:castle,  village
Characters:hostage
Story:dungeon,  guard,  lifting someone into the air,  disguise,  axe,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  rescue,  horse,  fire,  title spoken by character

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The Last Witch Hunter (2015)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

The Last Witch Hunter (2015)

The modern world holds many secrets, but the most astounding secret of all is that witches still live amongst us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world. Armies of witch hunters battled the unnatural enemy across the globe for centuries, including Kaulder, a valiant warrior who managed to slay the all-powerful Queen Witch, decimating her followers in the process. In the moments right before her death, the Queen curses Kaulder with her own immortality, forever separating him from his beloved wife and daughter in the afterlife. Today Kaulder is the only one of his kind remaining, and has spent centuries hunting down rogue witches, all the while yearning for his long-lost loved ones. However, unbeknownst to Kaulder, the Queen Witch is resurrected and seeks revenge on her killer causing an epic battle that will determine the survival of the human race. (Read More)

Themes:magic,  escape
Locations:snow
Characters:hostage
Story:evil witch,  witch,  magic spell,  secret,  heart,  witchcraft,  tree,  child in peril,  axe,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  rescue,  dream,  fire

Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family

Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)

Three pets (Chance, a young dog unfamiliar with the world; Shadow, an aging, wise dog; and Sassy, a snobby cat) are left behind when their family goes on vacation. Unsure of what happened, the animals set out on a quest to find their family. This journey across America is very dangerous and the animals risk never seeing their masters again. The group of pets travel across forested mountains and areas of wide-open countryside, while their family searches for them in the same areas. (Read More)

Themes:escape,  friendship
Locations:farm
Story:cat,  pet owner relationship,  animal attack,  home,  talking animal,  quest,  dysfunctional family,  rescue,  dog

Bolt (2008)
Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family

Bolt (2008)

Bolt, an American white shepherd, has lived his whole life on the set of his action TV show, where he believes he has superpowers. When separated from the studio by accident, he meets a female alley cat named Mittens and a hamster named Rhino. He's trying to find the way home, to the studio. Along the way, he learns that he doesn't have superpowers and that the show is not real. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  escape,  friendship
Story:home,  cat,  pet owner relationship,  guard,  talking animal,  road trip,  rescue,  fire,  title spoken by character,  dog

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Dungeons & Dragons (2000) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Dungeons & Dragons (2000)

The Empire of Izmer has long been a divided land. The Mages - an elite group of magic-users - rule whilst the lowly commoners are powerless. Izmer's young Empress, Savina, wants equality and prosperity for all, but the evil Mage Profion is plotting to depose her and establish his own rule. The Empress possesses a scepter which controls Izmer's Golden Dragons. To challenge her rule, Profion must have the scepter, and tricks the Council of Mages into believing Savina is unfit to hold it. Knowing that Profion will bring death and destruction to Izmer, Savina must find the legendary Rod of Savrille, a mythical rod that has the power to control Red Dragons, a species even mightier than the Gold. Enter two thieves, Ridley and Snails, who unwittingly become instrumental in Savina's search for the Rod. Joined by a feisty Dwarf named Elwood, and helped by the Empress's expert tracker, the Elf Norda, the young heroes go in search of the Rod of Savrille. From the deadly maze of the Thieves Guild at Antius to an Elven Village, secret grotto and abandoned castles, Ridley and his band must outwit Profion's chief henchman Damodar at every turn while, back in Izmer, Profion prepares to do battle with the Empress. All depends on the Rod, but the outcome of the race to reach it first is far from certain, and Izmar's very survival hangs in the balance. (Read More)

Themes:magic,  escape
Locations:castle,  village,  forest
Story:fantasy world,  dungeon,  wizard,  dwarf,  quest,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  secret,  rescue,  horse,  fire

Babe (1995)
Comedy, Drama, Family

Babe (1995)

Gentle farmer Arthur Hoggett wins a piglet named Babe at a county fair. Narrowly escaping his fate as Christmas dinner when Farmer Hoggett decides to show him at the next fair, Babe bonds with motherly border collie Fly and discovers that he too can herd sheep. But will the other farm animals, including Fly's jealous husband Rex, accept a pig who doesn't conform to the farm's social hierarchy? This is why Babe (1995) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939). (Read More)

Themes:courage,  friendship
Locations:farm
Story:pet owner relationship,  gate,  compassion,  talking animal,  runaway,  falling from height,  secret,  cat,  horse,  crying,  singing,  dog

Stardust (2007)
Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance

Stardust (2007)

The passage from this world to the fantasy kingdom of Stormhold is through a breach in a wall beside an English village. In the 1800s, a boy becomes a man when he ventures through the breach in pursuit of a fallen star, to prove his love for the village beauty. The star is no lump of rock, it's a maiden, Yvaine. Tristan, the youth, is not the only one looking for her: three witches, led by Lamia, want her heart to make them young; and, the sons of the dead king of Stormhold want her because she holds a ruby that will give one of them title to the throne. Assisting Tristan are his mother, the victim of a spell, and a cross-dressing pirate of the skies. Will Tristan win his true love? (Read More)

Themes:courage,  magic,  escape
Locations:village,  snow,  forest
Story:heart,  evil witch,  crossroads,  witchcraft,  flower,  witch,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  secret,  rescue,  horse,  fire,  title spoken by character

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The Last Airbender (2010)
Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy

The Last Airbender (2010)

The world is divided into four kingdoms, each represented by the element they harness, and peace has lasted throughout the realms of Water, Air, Earth, and Fire under the supervision of the Avatar, a link to the spirit world and the only being capable of mastering the use of all four elements. When young Avatar Aang disappears, the Fire Nation launches an attack to eradicate all members of the Air Nomads to prevent interference in their future plans for world domination. 100 years pass and current Fire Lord Ozai continues to conquer and imprison anyone with elemental "bending" abilities in the Earth and Water Kingdoms, while siblings Katara and Sokka from a Southern Water Tribe find a mysterious boy trapped beneath the ice outside their village. Upon rescuing him, he reveals himself to be Aang, Avatar and last of the Air Nomads. Swearing to protect the Avatar, Katara and Sokka journey with him to the Northern Water Kingdom in his quest to master "Waterbending" and eventually fulfill his destiny of once again restoring peace to the world. But as they inch nearer to their goal, the group must evade Prince Zuko, the exiled son of Lord Ozai, Commander Zhao, the Fire Nation's military leader, and the tyrannical onslaught of the evil Fire Lord himself. (Read More)

Themes:magic,  escape,  friendship
Locations:castle,  village,  snow,  forest
Characters:hostage
Story:fireball,  levitation,  guard,  quest,  child in peril,  good versus evil,  rescue,  fire,  title spoken by character

Fantasia (1940) is one of the best movies like The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Animation, Family, Fantasy, Music

Fantasia (1940)

Disney animators set pictures to Western classical music as Leopold Stokowski conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra. "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" features Mickey Mouse as an aspiring magician who oversteps his limits. "The Rite of Spring" tells the story of evolution, from single-celled animals to the death of the dinosaurs. "Dance of the Hours" is a comic ballet performed by ostriches, hippos, elephants, and alligators. "Night on Bald Mountain" and "Ave Maria" set the forces of darkness and light against each other as a devilish revel is interrupted by the coming of a new day. (Read More)

Themes:dance,  magic
Locations:village,  forest
Story:slipper,  bubble,  broom,  curtain,  crow,  heart,  flower,  tree,  axe,  falling from height,  rescue,  horse,  fire,  title spoken by character

Man Of Steel (2013)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Man Of Steel (2013)

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

Themes:escape
Locations:farm,  snow
Characters:hostage
Story:home,  secret identity,  person on fire,  kansas,  cornfield,  tornado,  farmhouse,  jumping through a window,  crushed to death,  villainess,  child in peril,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  rescue,  fire,  husband wife relationship,  dog

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