In 1926—in the pre-Harry, Harry Potter world—Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) comes to a terribly quaint New York with his suitcase full of magical creatures. That probably wasn’t a good move on his part as magical creatures are illegal there. An accidental run-in with Kowalski (Dan Fogler) a “no-mag” allows several of his beasts to escape.
Paul Martin (Griffith Jones), a wealthy doctor, leaves his wife Clare (Googie Withers) at home and takes a bachelor holiday to the seaside. There he meets Miranda, a lonely mermaid (Glynis Johns) and agrees to take her to London, disguised as an invalid patient. As she is attractive, enthusiastic, flirtatious, and lacking in the norms
Newly elected President Judson Hammond (Walter Huston) is a typical weak and corrupt politician of the early 1930s. He has no plans to do anything, just like his predecessor, so the depression will continue and crime will run rampant. Working for him is his non-corrupt secretary, Beekman (Franchot Tone) and his mistress, Pendola (Karen Morley).
Ordinary citizens are murdering their neighbors, believing them to be demons. and The Justice League can’t find a cause. Batman (Jason O’Mara) teams up with the esoteric mage and anti-hero John Constantine (Matt Ryan), the magician Zatanna (Camilla Luddington), the ghost Deadman (Nicholas Turturro), and the possessed knight Jason Blood (Ray Chase) to unravel the
Kindly but repressed school teacher Caroline Trewella (Glynis Johns) takes a trip to Cornwall to see the house she has inherited. It sits on top of a sea cave where a pair of mermaids frolic. The brighter of the two, Miranda (also Glynis Johns) shares a grandfather with Caroline—the two are doubles—and persuades her to
Hermia (Olivia de Havilland) loves Lysander (Dick Powell), but is required by her father to marry Demetrius (Ross Alexander), who had recently had an affair with Helena (Jean Muir). The Duke (Ian Hunter), who is preparing to wed the queen of the Amazons, sides with the father and the four youths escape into the wood.
Lung and the half breed Ying are members of the Hong Kong squad tasked with fighting the monsters that live amongst us, masquerading as humans, unnoticed by the average population. Yeun (Tatsuya Nakadai) is a powerful monster that thinks it is time for humans and monsters to live in peace, but few others agree and
Henry Turner (Brenton Thwaites) wants to save his father Will (Orlando Bloom in a cameo) from his curse of being the captain of The Flying Dutchman. To do this he needs the aid of Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) to find the Trident of Poseidon. Carina Smyth (Kaya Scodelario), who is always being accused of
Schoolgirl Meg (Storm Reid) has the type of close relationship with her physicist father (Chris Pine) that can only be filmed in weird angles with unnecessary close-ups and lots of gibberish dialog. He claims to be able to teleport around the universe and vanishes after adopting the off-putting Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe). For the next
In the old west that never was, Jonah Hex (Josh Brolin) was disfigured and his family murdered by General Quentin Turnbull (John Malkovich). The events gave Hex the power to speak to the dead. Years later, Turnbull has returned with a plan to destroy the U.S. government, and President Grant wants Hex to stop him.
Silver (Marta Mazurek) and Golden (Michalina Olszanska), a pair of mermaids, seduce the members of a band to introduce them to human culture. Getting legs when they are dry helps them move around. With their stunning singing voices and their reappearing tails when they get wet, the two win over crowds as part of a
In a bleak Estonian village, the peasants survive with the help of witchcraft and folk magic, which is as much a part of everyday life as the tree bark they eat. The most notable magic takes the form of “kratts,” automatons made from wood, bone, straw, farm implements, and eventually even snow, and animated by