We present a selection of the top 20 fantasy and sci-fi series of the genre with a high rating, the list of multiseries films includes stories shrouded in mysticism and magic, good and beautiful fantasy, fairy-tale villains, unicorns, trolls and human robots. In many television series raised social issues that concern modern society. You will find not only popular film projects, but also the most anticipated news.
Producer:N. Hope, E. Egilsson, L. Show Milito
Release date: January 26, 2016 - in the world,
Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.5, IMDb - 8.2
The series was shot on the Neil Gaiman comic books, namely, on the Sandman series.
The plot focuses on the charming and invulnerable Lucifer Morningstar, who lives in Los Angeles, one of the main cities of vice on earth, and who hates real sinners. He owns a luxurious night club "Lux" with the most awesome parties and has a personal assistant and bodyguard, sexy demon Mazikeen, who vowed to always follow her master anywhere. Lucifer feels the need to avenge the murder of a girl who happened on the threshold of his nightclub, which he witnessed. For this purpose, Lucy is rubbed into confidence in the female detective Chloe Decker. From this moment, the hero’s personality begins to change, he learns human feelings and emotions, and even begins to go to a real “human” psychologist.
Producer:C. Fisher, D.L. Conway, D. Butler,
Release date:December 16, 2015
Rating: KinoPoisk - 6.9, IMDb - 7.6
The first season is based on books written by Leo Grossman. Quentin's story is based on the first book of the Wizards series, and Julia's story is based on part of the second book, The King of Mages.
The Magicians Season 4
The main character is a sad guy Quentin, suffering from depression and reading books about the magical land of Filari. More and more moving away from reality, the hero goes deeper into himself, for which there is no real opportunity to study at Breakbills University, in which they study magic and sorcery. Quentin, along with his girlfriend Julia, get a chance to pass the entrance exams and discover the world of magic. The guy manages to do, and then he finally finds himself at ease. But Julia fails the test, but she is not able to throw magic out of her head, so she begins to search for alternative sources for her study. However, the world of magic is fraught not only with magic, but also with danger.
Producer:Brad Anderson, Carol Benker, John Fawcett
Release date:October 3, 2018
Rating: Movie Search - 7.3, IMDb - 8.1
The filming of several episodes involved the military of the Spanish army.
If you don’t know which foreign series about mysticism and magic to watch, we recommend the series in the genre of fantasy and adventure titans. This is a story about young people with exceptional abilities, young “titans”. In the center of the plot is Robin, disappointed in his mentor Batman. The young man goes to work as a policeman in Detroid, where he meets a girl Raven, who is pursued by a mysterious cult. The guys are joined by a girl Starfire and a guy with the ability to turn into animals.
Titans Season 2
The Shannara Chronicles
New Zealand, USA
Producer:Brad Turner, James Marshall, Jonathan Libesman
Release date:January 5, 2016
Rating: KinoPoisk - 6.8, IMDb - 7.3
Paramount canceled the series after the second season.
Events take place in the distant future, when a nuclear explosion occurred at the end of the 21st century, and most of humanity perished. Someone survived, while others even mutated, turning into trolls, elves and dwarves, each of whom are kept apart and live separately from each other. But the future of the entire planet will be in the hands of the heirs of the ancient elven family of Shannara.
Secret Order (The Order)
Producer:Matthias Handle, Leslie Hope, Christian Lehman
Release date:March 7, 2019
Rating: KinoPoisk - 6.1, IMDb - 7.0
To the delight of the fans, the project will be extended for the second season.
The series "The Secret Order" (Order) 2019 from Netflix.
If you are looking for which novelty of the series in the fantasy and fiction genres to watch, we offer The Order, an adventure for teenagers flavored with magic, a thirst for revenge and, of course, a love story. In the center of the plot is Jack Morton, who received a scholarship at the University of Belgrave. The hero is striving to get into the Secret Order of the Blue Rose, with all his might, rumors have been circulating about its mystery and power. But Jack is not seduced by the benefits and success that the order offers, because he and his grandfather are obsessed with revenge for the death of his mother.
OA (The OA)
Producer:Batmugglege Hall, Andrew Hay, Anna Rose Holmer
Release date: December 16, 2016
Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.1, IMDb - 7.8
In the series, you can trace several parallels leading to the books of Carlos Castaneda.
Johnson Prairie, missing 7 years ago, is suddenly found. But now she regained her vision, which she was deprived of in childhood. However, the heroine is in no hurry to tell parents and the police where she has been all these years. It turns out that the girl was abducted by one scientist obsessed with the experience of clinical death, and Prairie just experienced a similar experience in childhood. The scientist’s goal is to find out if there is something beyond death, therefore, in addition to the main character, he abducts other people.
Producer:R. Singer, F.ip Sgrikkia, D. Showalter
Release date:September 13, 2005 - world, February 18, 2007 - Russian Federation
Rating: KinoPoisk - 8.2, IMDb - 8.5
None of the actors and the crew expected the show to last that long. In February 2019, the 300th episode was released.
Two brothers move from one city to another, destroying all evil on their way. But the viewer is shown not only the adventures of two heroes and the fight against evil spirits, the series raises topics such as relations between fathers and sons, relations between brothers, family integrity, as well as the severity of responsibility for all of humanity.
The 15th season of Supernatural will be the final one.
Cloak & Dagger (Cloak & Dagger)
Producer:Jennifer Fang, Jeff Woolnaf, Alex Garcia Lopez
Release date:March 11, 2018 - world, June 8, 2018 - Russian Federation
Rating: KinoPoisk - 6.2, IMDb - 6.9
The series was produced by Marvel Television.
The plot is built around two teenagers Tendy and Tyrone, who discovered superpowers. The girl in childhood lost her father, and her mother does not lead a very prosperous life. Tendy herself also went along a slippery path, becoming a street thief. Tyrone also experienced the loss of a loved one in childhood, his brother was shot dead by a policeman. Having matured, the heroes will again face their fears and problems, but now they already have superpowers.
Cloak & Dagger (Cloak & Dagger) Season 2.
Producer:Graham Harper, Eros Lin, Douglas McKinnon
Release date:March 26, 2005 - in the world, March 27, 2006 - in Russia
Rating: KinoPoisk - 8.7, IMDb - 8.7
Actors Jodie Whittaker and Matt Smith are good friends in real life.
If you don’t know which foreign series to watch in one go, you can only advise the legendary Doctor Who. It’s better to start watching from the 1st doctor, the “Tenth Planet” series, moving from one doctor to another (there are 12 in total) in a chaotic manner, plunging into each era. The series tells the story of an alien called the Doctor, who travels through space and time to fight space villains on a ship that looks like an ordinary police booth in the style of the 50s of the 20th century.
Producer:Owen Harris, Matthias Handle, Simon Kinberg
Release date:April 1, 2019
Rating: KinoPoisk - 6.2, IMDb - 6.5
This is an updated version of the classic 1959 television series featuring various tales of science fiction, horror and mystery.
In the center of the plot, the beginning comedian-loser Samir Vassan, speaking with a stand-up, but his jokes are perceived ambiguously by the audience. But over time, the hero begins to use his jokes for the good, becoming more and more popular. Suddenly, his bride’s nephew, who works in a local cafe, disappears. Once during the next speech of Samir, his girlfriend comes to the hall, accusing the man that something is hiding from her, because she found at home his notes with the names of mysterious non-existent people. And the diary, in fact, turns out to be the Death Note changing reality.
The Twilight Zone - Season 1 (2019).
Producer:Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer, Sean Levy
Release date: July 11, 2016
Rating: KinoPoisk - 8.4, IMDb - 8.9
Actors Natalya Dyer and Charlie Heaton met not only on the screen, but also in real life.
The main characters of the story are 4 boys living very strange and fascinating adventures. One day, mysteriously, one of the guys disappears in the city, Will. His mother cannot find a place for himself, the police are trying to help, but to no avail, so Will's friends begin their own investigation. Ominous forces from another world, an evil government with mysterious psychotropic weapons, and a strange girl named 11 are lost.
Stranger Things Season 3 in 2019.
Producer:Brian Taylor, Wayne Yip, David Petrarch
Release date:December 6, 2017
Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.7, IMDb - 8.3
The ringtone of the phone in the series was the song “Bad Romance” from Lady Gaga.
The plot is built around the former cop Nick Sachs. Drunk and disappointed in life, Nick trades by killing people on order. But once on a hero’s mission, a heart attack occurs. Despite everything, the man manages to survive, but when he wakes up, he now sees a flying blue unicorn everywhere. A strange creature requires Nick to save the girl who was kidnapped by the evil Santa Claus. The plot may seem extremely insane, but after the first series the viewer will be convinced that the series is definitely worth watching, because it is simply impossible to not get sympathy for the main character.
Happy (Happy) Season 2 in 2019.
USA, UK, Sweden
Producer:Lewis Arnold, Samuel Donovan, China Mu-Yong
Release date:June 14, 2015 - World, November 15, 2016 - Russia
Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.3, IMDb - 8.0
This film project was a remake of "Real People / Äkta människor" (2012-2014).
Another project from the list of the best films and series of the fantasy and high-quality fiction genre is the Humans project - mysticism and magic are everywhere, and people themselves live in a parallel world where the last mandatory gadget for any family is Synth, a highly developed robot - a service that you can buy, like a food processor or a washing machine. In the hope of changing their lifestyle, one family buys such a “household assistant,” but soon discovers that being near the car is dangerous, and this leads to frightening consequences. This is a story about the classic confrontation between people and artificial intelligence.
People - whether there will be 4 season.
Producer:Nick Copus, David Von Enken, Alex Zakrzhevsky
Release date:April 20, 2014
Rating: KinoPoisk - 6.8, IMDb - 7.2
The speech of the ancient witches is English, only all letters are constructed in the reverse order.
The plot focuses on war veteran John, who returned in the middle of the 17th century from the battlefield to his hometown of Salem, whose locals are embraced by the obsessed idea of witch hunting. And the wife of the protagonist Mary has already managed to marry an elderly rich man and is a witch herself.
Discovery of Witches
Producer:Sarah Walker, Alice Troton, Juan Carlos Medina
Release date: September 14, 2018
Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.0, IMDb - 8.2
Many compare the series with all the famous Twilight.
In a world where witches, vampires and demons quietly live among people, Diana Bishop is the last in a long line of prominent witches. Not wanting to accept her legacy, she plunged into her career as a historian. Her particular interest is alchemy, and she visits Oxford to explore the local archives, namely some of the works of Elias Eshmol, one of which turns out to be an ancient magical manuscript.
Discovery of Witches Season 2
The Umbrella Academy
Producer:Andrew Bernstein, Peter Choir, Ellen Koeras
Release date: February 15, 2019
Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.6, IMDb: 8.2
Despite the fact that the main events of the series take place in 2019, not a single character uses a mobile phone in any episode.
The Umbrella Academy by Netflix.
If you don’t know which foreign series to watch in one go, The Umbrella Academy is definitely worth advising. In October 1989, 43 children were simultaneously born to random, unrelated women who were not even pregnant. Seven children were adopted by Sir Reginald Hargreaves, a billionaire who creates the Umbrella Academy and prepares his “children” to save the world. But at some point everything is not going according to plan ...
Producer:N. Barba, T. O'Hara, E. Laneville
Release date:October 28, 2011 - world, September 20, 2021 - Russia
Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.7, IMDb - 7.8
If the episode shows the room number (hotel room, hospital room or bed) or address, the number is a combination of season number and episode. For example, the Adalind hotel room was featured first in episode 12 of season 2, but the room number was not. was 212.
Another project from the list of the best films and series with a high rating of the genre of fantasy and fiction was Grimm - the atmosphere of mysticism and magic is provided. Portland detective Nick Burkhardt will one day find out that he is destined to fight against disgusting monsters. After all, he is a descendant of the Grimm hunters, whose mission at all times was to maintain the balance of the world of people and mythical creatures.
Producer:S. Freeland, A. Gomez-Rehon, D. Gonzalez
Release date: April 26, 2019
Rating of expectations - 94%
The mystical project "Chambers" has 10 episodes.
A woman undergoes a heart transplant and begins to develop various personality traits. At the same time, the heroine seeks to find out the cause of death of the previous owner of this vital organ.
Strange City (The Weird City)
Producer:Adam Bernstein, Amy Hackerling
Release date:February 13, 2019
Rating: KinoPoisk - 6.2, IMDb - 5.9
Many people call the series a more colorful and light version of Black Mirror.
This is a satirical anti-utopia, in which acutely social topics are raised. People live in a futuristic city, where the rich and the poor are separated by a barrier wall, and the middle class does not exist at all. Residents living above the line of the barrier have privileges, as well as from the birth of their partner distributed. And residents under the line are required to constantly go on dates to find a soul mate. However, there is a chance to move from the poor to the rich part of the city, which one of the main characters managed to do.
Strange city (The Weird City).
Producer:D. Trachtenberg, J. Fang, F. Sgrikkia
Release date:July 26, 2019
Expectation Rating 97%
The Boys will be released in the summer of 2019.
The CIA detachment, with the secret name "Boys", intends to destroy corrupt superheroes who abuse their superpowers, because most of them are not the most positive people.
The following expected novelties of science fiction series cannot be ignored:
- "The Mandalorean / The Mandalorian" - spin-offs of "Star Wars";
- “The Long Night / Untitled Game of Thrones Prequel” - prequel to “Game of Thrones”;
- Good Omens by Amazon;
- The Witcher;
- "Society / The Society."
The list of the best serial films of the genre of fantasy and science fiction contains series with a high rating about mysticism, magic creatures and magic. Films will allow you to plunge into a fairy tale, because with each series the viewer is more and more immersed in the magical world or parallel reality.