Everybody loves magic movies even though not everyone admits it. Most people use movies for escapism and entertainment, yet when it comes to movies about magic, there is so much more to look for. People also don’t usually agree on what constitutes magic and what is simply fantasy or supernatural.
Nevertheless, we all seem to have an affinity for the magical side of things, which is why movies about magic are so popular to begin with. Over the next few minutes, we’ll take a look at the ten most popular movies about magic ever made.
10Maleficent – 2014
This 2014 production starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning is a re-interpretation of the classic ‘Sleeping Beauty’ tale. It is about a misunderstood villain who curses a princess into eternal sleep. Angelina Jolie puts in a brilliant performance as a vengeful protector of the realm who is betrayed by her one true love, a betrayal that causes an epic conflict between the magical creatures under her command and the kingdom of humans.