8 Movies to replace Harry Potter Magical Fever in Canada

The Harry Potter film series is, indeed, one of the best film series to have ever been made. No wonder you can’t overcome the magical fever it has on many! This eight-part adaptation of the world-renowned writer JK Rowling’s Harry potter Series, earned enormous fame around the globe; and the impact still remains intact on the fans to this day and what is better than watching it on Netflix – the giant movie hub.

However, if you haven’t watched it yet, and dream of doing so, you may wonder, “is Harry Potter on Netflix?” Yes, Harry Potter is available on Netflix but only in some countries’ Netflix libraries, for example, Turkey.

So, if you reside in Canada, you would be sad to know that it isn’t available on Canadian Netflix. But worry not, you can still watch it by connecting through a VPN service with a server location where Netflix showcases Harry Potter.

However, there are many other movie options available to Canadian audiences if they love the wizarding world of Harry potter. Check out the recommendations below.

1.   Seventh Son (2014)

Seventh Son: Movies to replace Harry Potter Magical Fever in Canada

The saga of the movie Seventh Son is a beautiful take on various European and American folklore. The movie revolves around John Gregory, an aging master wizard who has served the people of his country by protecting them from witches, ghouls, and boggarts. John would fight off these night creatures and maintain peace.

However, he is not anymore young and strong as he once was and, therefore, seeks an apprentice who could continue the trade. Further, an evil witch, Mother Malkin, has also escaped his prison. After extensive searching, he meets Thomas and hopes for him to help by mastering the art.

2.   Doctor Strange (2016)

Doctor Strange: Movies Like Harry Potter

Stephen Strange is a famous neurosurgeon who, after being victim to an incident, loses the use of his hand. He searches for treatments to get his hands back working and eventually learns about the Ancient One.

Stephen visits the mysterious woman to heal himself. However, he soon finds himself drawn toward an unimaginable world of mysticism under the woman’s tutelage. He becomes a great sorcerer and must mediate between the real world and what lies beyond it.

3.   The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)

The House with a Clock in Its Walls

After losing his parents, a young orphan, Lewis Barnavelt, is moved to live with his uncle Jonathan in Michigan. There, he soon learns about his uncle’s secrets: he and Mrs. Zimmerman, his neighbor, are magic art practitioners who enter the world of sorcery and magic.

Lewis also learns about a bad witch, Isaac Izard, who, using black magic, constructed a clock with the power to end the world. The clock hides somewhere in Uncle Jonathan’s house. Both Jonathan and Lewis must now find the clock before it ends the world for good.

4.   Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

Escape to Witch Mountain

Two young orphaned siblings, Tia and Tony, are born with special psychic powers. While living their ordinary lives, the two unintentionally attract the attention of a barbarous millionaire named Aristotle Bolt. Aristotle kidnaps the kids to exploit their powers for his personal gain.

However, the kids manage to escape with the help of a bitter widower, Jason O’Day, camping in the nearby Winnebago. Concurrently, Tia and Tony also help Jason escape her pain.

5.   The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)

The Kid Who Would Be King

A 12-years-old kid, Alex, living in London, thinks that he is nobody until one day when he stumbles upon rocks only to find a sword called Excalibur. Excalibur is not an ordinary sword but a mythical sword of King Arthur.

Now, Alex must gather his enemies and friends and unite them into a force of knights capable enough to fight the wicked enchantress Morgana. He also gets the support of the legendary wizard Merlin and Alex becomes the leader he never imagined to become.

6.   Upside-Down Magic (2020)

Upside-Down Magic

Upside-Down Magic revolves around a 13-years-old girl, Nory Boxwood, who has just discovered that she has magical powers to flux into animals while her friend, Reina Carvajal, has the power to manipulate flames. The two enroll themselves in Sage Academy for Magical Studies. Reina is placed at the top of her class due to her expert abilities to manage her power.

However, Nory’s crooked magic lands her in a class for the UDM (Upside-Down Magic). When the headmaster says that UDM’s powers are dangerous, Nory and her fellows set to prove themselves.

7.   The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010)

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

In modern-day Manhattan, a master sorcerer named Balthazar Blake is trying to protect the city from his major enemy, Maxim Horvath. However, Balthazar seems not able to do it alone. And therefore, he chooses and recruits an average-looking guy, Dave Stutler, who demonstrates veiled potential, as his apprentice.

 Balthazar gives him all the lessons and courses regarding the science and art of magic. Dave must survive this training and help the sorcerer save the city.

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

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

One day, Jacob, a young guy, accidentally discovers the clues and indications to a mystery that spans different times and worlds. Jacob finds a magical house filled with children of supernatural powers run by Miss Peregrine.

However, as Jacob gets closer and learns more about the mystery of the residents, the mystery and danger deepen. But he also comes to know of the powers of the residents and their powerful enemies. With the air of danger and threat in the atmosphere, Jacob realizes that only his special power and peculiarity can now protect and save his new friends.


Choose any of the above recommended movies if you are fond of the Harry Potter movies. Viewers who enjoy all things magical and mythical will have the best time watching any of these movies from our list. So grab a bag of popcorn, open up a can of soda, and start streaming!

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