Who doesn’t like to live in a magical world where all the fairy tales and adventures come to life? The live screen adaption of Harry Potter books made the world go on a swirl, with all the fantasy and excitement that the movies provide. The world still has four houses, like Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, and Raven Claw. But unfortunately, these fantasies are only limited to screens and imagination of the dreamers and could not spurt out to real life.
Harry Potter provided many viewers with joy and excitement for over a decade. But Alas! Even this magical world came to an end. Fans all around the world have since turned their minds to alternatives that could satisfy their childhood fantasy of a magical world.
Here are the top 5 movie franchises to watch if you liked Harry Potter.
Released in 2014, this high school drama with vampires might not look something new. But the movie has more action, comedy angle, and drama. The movie is a live screen adaption of the novel of the same name. It revolves around the life of Rose, who is a half-human, half-vampire, and her best friend, Princess Lissa Dragomir, who is a peaceful, mortal vampire. They are sent to Vampire Academy to find themselves getting shrugged into high school politics and life-threatening warnings. It is now upon Rose and her friends to save Lissa and get to the bottom of everything that’s happening around them.
This film released in 2007 and based on a novel with the same name. It is set in the fictional city of ‘Wall’ in Great Britain, which shares its’ border with the fantasy kingdom of Stormhold. A young lad by the name of Tristan decides to enter the kingdom to retrieve a fallen star for his beloved Victoria in exchange for her hand in marriage. However, he is not the only one who wants to get his hand on the star. The princes and the witches of Stormhold also plan to hunt for the star to fulfill their selfish intentions.
The twilight saga is one of the most popular teen fantasy drama. Based on the novels of the same name, the franchise has five movies. The movie has vampires and werewolves as their prime mystical characters. It revolves around the life of Bella, who shifts to a new town with her father and falls in a love triangle with Edward and Jacob, who are far away from the concept of normal humans.
PERCY JACKSON SERIES
Percy Jackson movies are the closest ever screen adaption of Greek mythology. Only two of the novels were a part of the movie production. The saga revolves around the children of Greek Gods, called Demi-Gods, and primarily focuses on Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon. Along with his two friends, Percy goes on adventures exploring more about the Demi-God world and the dangers of it.
Narnia comes out at top among the alternatives of Harry Potter. The movie based on the novels with the same name. It revolves around the lives of four children who discover the magical land of Narnia. They save Narnia from the evil queen and become the rulers of the land of Narnia. The story ahead follows their lives swapping between rulers of Narnia and ordinary children.