Every year Hollywood is flooded with adventure movies with good stories and with visual effects more expensive than the GDP of small countries in the world, therefore we present five best ever filmed movies about wizards and magic:
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
This family classic recorded back in 1939, won the hearts of people around the world and today is considered one of the most famous movies of all time. The book by L. Frank Baum, after which the movie was recorded, is one of the most popular children’s books and therefore we are not surprised of numerous film and theater adaptations.
Movie is full of songs, dance, action, thrills and twists among which the most important is the truth about the wizard. The movie for decades delight all generations. The cast is led by J. Garland, which was due to seventeen years had to wear a corset to act much younger. She has made one of the best role in the golden age of Hollywood.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
A year after the great commercial and artistic success of the first part of the trilogy “Lord of the Rings” of the director Peter Jackson, is shown a continuation of fantastic stories about the inhabitants of the mythical Middle-earth. While the “Fellowship of the Ring” as the initial part of the task was to present circumstances and protagonists of the story, “The Two Towers” were assigned as dynamic and meaningful introduction and unfolding into the third part “Return of the King” (2003).
According to a number of critics, “The Two Towers” is the best part of the series because of the director’s encumbrance with introductory explanations and final conclusions, also because of joint of intimate scenes and fascinating action, especially in the final sequence. The story continues where it finished in the “Fellowship of the Ring”.
“Excalibur” is an American-British adventure fantasy from 1981 directed by John Boorman. The movie has earned 34,967,437 US dollars and was one of the most successful movie of the year. Story takes place around the legend of King Arthur whom Merlin was a mentor and he explained a lot about the special powers of a mystical sword Excalibur …
The figure of the wizard Merlin, previously iconographic defined as an old man with long gray beard and pointed hat, turned, together with great English actor N. Williamson, in an unforgettable character with the playful childlike speech and behavior that in seconds can turn into something dark, threatening and intimidating.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)
With more than one million copies sold in more than 46 languages, bestsellers series of J. K. Rowling, the adventures of favorite wizard in the world, Harry Potter, has become a truly global phenomenon that has touched and caught the imagination of readers of all ages around the world.
Based on the first in a series of popular children’s novels about Harry Potter, JK Rowling, action family adventure movie “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” tells the story of a boy who on his eleventh birthday finds out that he is an orphan of two powerful wizards and possesses its own unique magic power.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is a beautiful movie, and watch again returned to the same memories and feelings of euphoria as the first viewing; first coming to Hogwarts, meeting friends, Dumbldorova wise figure, and at the end of a duel between good and evil. Everything, from the acting to costume and archaic CGI effects to the perfect hot story, all is perfectly incorporated into movie…
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
To understand the entire trilogy of “Lord of the Rings” are essential basic mythological and Christian motifs such as the fight between good and evil, the victory of modesty over pride, attitude of death and immortality, redemption, gentleness, generosity, kindness, resurrection, justice, friendship, willingness to sacrifice and free will . For the success of movie whose script signed by Jacksons a permanent collaborators Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens are equally deserving and Oscar-winning composer Howard Shore and also the Oscar-winning director of photography A. Lesnie.