United Kingdom: November 18 2016
United States: November 18 2016
Ranking: 485 out of 16,123 movies (up 277)
Ranked #641 in list 'The best movies ever'
'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' is the story of Newt Scamander, a British eccentric magizoologist (a magic zoologist) who travels to New York with his trusty weathered case. This is a special case, inside Scamander keeps a collection of rare and endangered magical creatures from his travels around globe. When Newt arrives in New York, he finds a new wizards' lifestyle. In United States, the American wizards are fearfully hiding from Muggles (who are called No-Maj). Public exposure of magic is a threat and is an even greater concern than in his country. Scamander will have to deal with American muggles' wizard phobia and rush to find all the dangerous magical creatures that have escaped. 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' is a textbook owned by Harry Potter and written by Newt Scamander. The movie stars Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell, Ezra Miller and Katherine Waterston. The movie is directed by David Yates.