30 Best Movies Like Mirrormask ...

30 Best Movies Like Mirrormask ...

If you liked this film , you will probably love these too! In this selection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar premise to '', and are worth checking out.

1. Labyrinth (1986)

1h 42m Adventure Family Fantasy

When teen Sarah is forced to babysit Toby, her baby stepbrother, she summons Jareth the Goblin King to take him away. When he is actually kidnapped, Sarah is given just thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue him.

2. The Fall (2006)

1h Documentary Drama

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire.

3. The Dark Crystal (1982)

1h 33m Fantasy Adventure Family Animation

On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race of Skeksis find and use the crystal for evil.

4. Willow (1988)

2h 6m Action Adventure Fantasy

The evil Queen Bavmorda hunts the newborn princess Elora Danan, a child prophesied to bring about her downfall. When the royal infant is found by Willow, a timid farmer and aspiring sorcerer, he's entrusted with delivering her from evil.

5. Pan&`s Labyrinth (2006)

6. The NeverEnding Story (1984)

1h 42m Drama Family Fantasy Adventure

While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck dragon named Falkor, must save Fantasia from the destruction of The Nothing.

7. Alice in Wonderland (2010)

1h 48m Family Fantasy Adventure

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

8. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

2h 7m Drama Fantasy Adventure Family

A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.

9. The Princess Bride (1987)

1h 39m Adventure Family Fantasy Comedy Romance

In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can't stop these true lovebirds from triumphing.

10. Return to Oz (1985)

1h 49m Adventure Family Fantasy

Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, finds herself back in the land of her dreams, and makes delightful new friends, and dangerous new enemies.

11. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

2h 23m Adventure Family Fantasy

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

12. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

2h 21m Adventure Fantasy

Year three at Hogwarts means new fun and challenges as Harry learns the delicate art of approaching a Hippogriff, transforming shape-shifting Boggarts into hilarity and even turning back time. But the term also brings danger: soul-sucking Dementors hover over the school, an ally of the accursed He-Who-Cannot-Be-Named lurks within the castle walls, and fearsome wizard Sirius Black escapes Azkaban. And Harry will confront them all.

13. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)

2h 3m Adventure Fantasy Mystery

A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.

14. Eragon (2006)

1h 44m Fantasy Action Adventure Family

In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.

15. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)

1h 53m Adventure Family Fantasy

This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.

16. The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)

1h 29m Drama Family Fantasy Adventure

Once again, Bastian is transported to the world of Fantasia which he recently managed to save from destruction. However, the land is now being destroyed by an evil sorceress, Xayide, so he must join up with Atreyu and face the Emptiness once more.

17. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

2h 41m Fantasy Adventure Action

The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.

18. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)

1h 46m Adventure Family Fantasy

In their quest to confront the ultimate evil, Percy and his friends battle swarms of mythical creatures to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.

19. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

2h 49m Adventure Fantasy Action

Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.

20. The Neverending Story III (1994)

1h 35m Fantasy Family

A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.

21. Warriors of Virtue (1997)

1h 43m Fantasy Family Action

A young man, Ryan, suffering from a disability, wishes to join the other kids from his schools football team. During an initiation rite, Ryan is swept away through a whirlpool to the land of Tao. There he is hunted by the evil Lord Komodo, who desires the boy as a key to enter the real world. Ryan is rescued by the protectors of Tao, five humanoid kangaroos, each embued with the five elements and virtues. Ryan learns his valuable lesson while saving the land of Tao.

22. Hook (1991)

2h 22m Adventure Fantasy Comedy Family

The boy who wasn't supposed grow up—Peter Pan—does just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. During his trip to see Granny Wendy in London, the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps Peter's kids and forces Peter to return to Neverland.

23. Inkheart (2008)

1h 46m Adventure Family Fantasy

The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.

24. The Golden Compass (2007)

1h 53m Adventure Fantasy

After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.

25. Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)

1h 39m Adventure Drama Fantasy Family Mystery

They're two best friends, a million miles from home. On an incredible adventure, beyond the boundaries of space and time. A fantasy about a lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real father is the king.

26. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

2h 24m Action Adventure Fantasy

Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is marching on Erebor, fueled by the rise of the dark lord Sauron. Dwarves, elves and men must unite, and the hope for Middle-Earth falls into Bilbo's hands.

27. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

2h 32m Adventure Fantasy

Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths -- and about the villain who's to blame.

28. Jabberwocky (1977)

1h 45m Fantasy Comedy

A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. Will Dennis make his fortune? Is anyone brave enough to defeat the monster?

29. Time Bandits (1981)

1h 56m Family Fantasy Science Fiction Adventure Comedy

Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they've purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal treasures from different historical eras. Taking Kevin with them, they variously drop in on Napoleon, Robin Hood and King Agamemnon before the Supreme Being catches up with them.

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