15 Best Shows & Movies Like The School for Good and Evil

One of the most anticipated Netflix tv-shows The School For Good and Evil, a fantasy action-drama that will be released on October 19, 2022. It is the story of two best friends, Sophie and Agatha who are swept away into an enchanted school where they find themselves on opposite sides of an epic battle. It is a school where heroes and villains are trained to protect the balance between Good and Evil. In this article, we will go over the 15 best shows and movies like The School For Good and Evil.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018 – 2020)

This is a supernatural horror series, a dark coming-of-age story about Sabrina Spellman who lives in the fictional town of Greendale. It is full of occult, fear, and witchcraft. Sabrina’s 16th birthday is around the corner and she is about to face one of the most significant decisions in her life.

She has to choose between the world of witchcraft she was born into and her friends’ human world. She will also have to fight the evil forces that threaten her and her family and friends and the human world in general.

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Cruel Summer (2021 – )

This is a mystery thriller drama set in a small Texas town where a popular teenager Kate was abducted in 1993. The story goes over the three summers of 1993, 1994, and 1995 and it also follows a parallel, seemingly unrelated story of Jeanette, a girl who goes from a sweet loner to one of the most popular girls in town and then in 1995 one of the most despised people in America.

The first season follows the destiny of these two girls and each episode focuses on the same days over the course of these three years. While Kate is missing, Jeanette takes over her life but when Kate is found alive a year later, she accuses Jeanette of being quiet about her abduction, which she supposedly witnesses.

His Dark Materials (2019 – 2022)

This tv-show is based on one of the most important and influential books for both children and adults, published in the 20th century, written by Philip Pullman. It introduces us to an orphan girl named Lyra who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology, and magic are connected.

While searching for a kidnapped friend, Lyra discovers a sinister plot that involves stolen children and decides to understand and resolve a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. She is aided by Will, a boy who possesses a knife that cuts windows between worlds. She will also learn the truth about her parents and her destiny while getting caught in a war against celestial powers.

The Order (2019 – 2020)

Jack Morton is a college student who becomes a member of a secret order called The Hermetic Order of the Blue Rose and finds himself in the middle of a war between werewolves and practitioners of dark magic. And all he wanted to do was avenge his mother’s death.

But as he goes deeper into the society’s history, he will get entangled in so much more than he expected and begin to uncover dark family secrets, among many other disturbing things.

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Once Upon a Time (2011 – 2018)

This interesting and inventing tv-show takes us back to our childhood and makes us relive all the memories we made while listening to fairy tales and stories about our favorite heroes. It is the story of Emma Swan, a young woman with a troubled past who arrives in the magical town of Storybrooke, Maine where fairy tales are true and believed.

Her life completely changes when she is reunited with her 10-year-old son Henry she gave up for adoption when she was a newborn. He needs her help now since he believes that she is the daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming from his favorite book of fairy tales. She initially doesn’t believe this to be possible but a number of unusual events will make her change her mind and she and Henry will embark on an unforgettable journey.

Legacies (2018 – 2022)

This tv-show continues where The Vampire Diaries and The Originals ended. It is the story of the next generation at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted. It is a coming-of-age tale where we meet the descendants of some of our most favorite characters.

Hope Mikaelson is Klaus Mikaelson’s 17-year-old daughter and Lizzie and Josie Saltzman are Alaric Saltzman’s twins who, together with their other hybrid friends are trying to find a place for themselves in the dangerous and always exciting world that surrounds them.

The Owl House (2020 – 2022)

This brilliant and unique cartoon tells the story of a teenage Dominican-American human called Luz who is accidentally sent to the world of the Boiling Isles before her trip to summer camp. Her greatest wish is to become a witch and while trying to become one she is helped by her rebellious witch friend Eda Clawthorne who is also known as The Owl Lady and her cute tiny demon called King.

Luz will end up living with Eda and King in their Owl House and despite not having any magical abilities, she will pursue her dream of becoming a witch by assisting them. While serving as Eda’s apprentice, she will realize that she has found a new family.

Shadow & Bone (2021 – )

One of the most anticipated fantasy series in the last few years is this interesting show based on the novel by Leigh Bardugo. It is the story of a young mapmaker Alina Starkov who accidentally discovers that she has the power to change the fate of the war.

It is a world full of danger, one where dark forces have taken over and Alina is the only one who has the power to summon light this ability will make her one of the most important individuals and a key role in this war.

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Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children (2016)

This Tim Burton’s visually stunning fantasy drama is based on a wonderful and imaginative novel by Ransom Riggs, about Jacob who finds clues to a mystery that goes across time. Jake’s grandfather has always been telling him stories about monsters and Miss Peregrine and her home for peculiar children where he used to spend his childhood.

After finding his grandfather dying, Jake follows his clues and advice and finds himself among the children he heard all the stories about. It is September 3, 1943, and Miss Peregrine and her children are given the opportunity to live in this same day and never age. Jake will soon realise that there is a greater cause to his visit and will play a very important part in saving these peculiar children with strong paranormal powers.

The Umbrella Academy (2019 – 2023)

This original and interesting fantasy drama full of humor starts with an event in 1989 when forty-three infants are inexplicably born to unconnected women who weren’t pregnant the day before. It all happened on the same day in October and seven of them were adopted by a billionaire Sir Reginald Hargreeves.

He is the creator of The Umbrella Academy which prepares his children to save the world. But he never expected that his plan wouldn’t work as he wanted but his children changed in their teenage years and the family fell apart. And now, thirty years in the future, the six surviving members reunite after finding out their father passed and have to work together to solve a mystery surrounding their father’s death.

Stardust (2007)

First and foremost a wonderful fantasy adventure and then a romance, Stardust will take you places you never thought you’d see. After a star falls near his village, a young man promises his beloved one that he will bring her this star as a sign of his love. But this is not an ordinary star. It is in the form of a beautiful girl Yvaine who is on the run from three hideous witches and the son of a dead king of Stormhold who are in search of her, as well.

Tristan finds the girl and accepts to hide her from them and on this journey, he will realize what the meaning of true love is. But does it always come with a happy ending?

The Addams Family (1991)

This cult dark comedy tells the story of an unconventional, wealthy, and intriguing family who live in a huge castle, together with their servants, one of them being a detached hand. They are Morticia and Gomez Addams and their two children who become the victims of a con artist who plans to trick them together with his accomplice who claims to be their long-lost uncle. Little did they know about this eccentric group of individuals.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

Prequel to Harry Potter’s world, this movie tells the story of Newt Scamander, a writer who belongs to New York’s secret community of witches and wizards. When Newt loses his mysterious suitcases containing all kinds of fantastical creatures, he will embark on a journey full of dangers and magic.

The next two sequels, The Crimes of Grindelwald and the Secrets of Dumbledore also give an excellent insight into the magical world of wizards and show the importance of good in the never stopping battle of good and evil.

The Craft (1996)

One of the most beloved movies about witchcraft and female friendships is this fantasy horror-drama about a group of outcasts who befriend a newcomer to their Catholic school. Sarah Bailey has just arrived from San Francisco to L.A. and while struggling with her first days at school, she is invited to join Nancy, Bonnie, and Rochelle in their unusual circle, known for practicing magic.

The three girls have personal issues and decide to form a coven and cast spells on the ones who are making their lives miserable. Sarah will soon realize that something is wrong with her friends and find out that their spells are extremely dangerous and might result in something unimaginable.

The Society (2019 – )

This sci-fi thriller introduces us to the teen population of the town of West Ham, Connecticut who are the ones that remained after the rest of the inhabitants of their wealthy little town mysteriously vanished. They will be forced to run their own community when they find out what happened to their families and friends.

It all happened when they returned from a canceled field trip and found a town without no connection to the outer world. Surrounded by a dense forest and without a telephone or Internet, the youngsters will have to come up with their own rules to survive the unimaginable.

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