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The Best Fantasy Movies Ever Made

“What are the best Fantasy Movies?” We looked at 382 of the top Fantasy films, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 36 films, all appearing on 5 or more “Best Fantasy” movie lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 325+ movies, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

Happy Scrolling!



Top 36 Best Fantasy Movies Ever Made



36 .) Avatar (2009) directed by James Cameron

	Avatar (2009)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Gear Patrol
  • Hi Consumption
  • IMDB
  • Reddit
  • The Cinemaholic

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.



35 .) Big Fish (2003) directed by Tim Burton

	Big Fish (2003)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Gear Patrol
  • IMDB
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • The Cinemaholic

Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true picture of his father from flashbacks of his amazing adventures.



34 .) Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) directed by Ang Lee

	Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • Reddit
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Time Out

Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman’s daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.



33 .) Dragonslayer (1981) directed by Matthew Robbins

	Dragonslayer (1981)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Inquiry
  • Goliath
  • MSN
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Tor

The sorcerer and his apprentice Galen are on a mission to kill an evil dragon in order to save the King’s daughter from being sacrificed in accordance to a pact that the King himself made with the dragon to protect his kingdom. A fantasy film from Disney Studios that exhausted all possible visual effects of the time.



32 .) Edward Scissorhands (1990) directed by Tim Burton

	Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • Time Out

A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.



31 .) How to Train Your Dragon (2010) directed by Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders

	How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Zone
  • List Challenges
  • Reddit
  • Screen Rant
  • The Cinemaholic

As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead befriends the beast – which he names Toothless – much to the chagrin of his warrior father



30 .) Stardust (2007) directed by Matthew Vaughn

	Stardust (2007)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • MSN
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Screen Rant

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he’ll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.



29 .) The Last Unicorn (1982) directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass

	The Last Unicorn (1982)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AZ Central
  • Indy Star
  • MSN
  • Reddit
  • Tor

From a riddle-speaking butterfly, a unicorn learns that she is supposedly the last of her kind, all the others having been herded away by the Red Bull. The unicorn sets out to discover the truth behind the butterfly’s words. She is eventually joined on her quest by Schmendrick, a second-rate magician, and Molly Grue, a now middle-aged woman who dreamed all her life of seeing a unicorn. Their journey leads them far from home, all the way to the castle of King Haggard.



28 .) Clash of the Titans (1981) directed by Desmond Davis

	Clash of the Titans (1981)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Inquiry
  • Goliath
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Screen Rant
  • Thought Co.
  • Tor

To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa’s head, and battling the Kraken monster.



27 .) Conan the Barbarian (1982) directed by John Milius

	Conan the Barbarian (1982)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goliath
  • MSN
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Thought Co.
  • Time Out
  • Tor

A film adaptation of the classic sword and sorcery hero, Conan the Barbarian. A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for years on The Wheel of Pain. As the sole survivor of the childhood massacre, Conan is released from slavery and taught the ancient arts of fighting. Transforming himself into a killing machine, Conan travels into the wilderness to seek vengeance on Thulsa Doom, the man responsible for killing his family. In the wilderness, Conan takes up with the thieves Valeria and Subotai. The group comes upon King Osric, who wants the trio of warriors to help rescue his daughter who has joined Doom in the hills. ×



26 .) Jason and the Argonauts (1963) directed by Don Chaffey

	Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Inquiry
  • List Challenges
  • MSN
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • Time Out

Jason, a fearless sailor and explorer, returns to his home land of Thessaly after a long voyage to claim his rightful throne. He learns, however, that he must first find the magical Golden Fleece. To do so, he must embark on an epic quest fraught with fantastic monsters and terrible perils.



25 .) La Belle et la Bete (1946) directed by Jean Cocteau, René Clément

	La Belle et la Bete (1946)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AZ Central
  • Indy Star
  • Screen Rant
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Time Out

Jean Cocteau’s sublime adaptation of Mme. Leprince de Beaumont’s fairy-tale masterpiece–in which the pure love of a beautiful girl melts the heart of a feral but gentle beast–is a landmark of motion picture fantasy, with unforgettably romantic performances by Jean Marais and Josette Day.



24 .) Mary Poppins (1964) directed by Robert Stevenson

	Mary Poppins (1964)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • MSN
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic

A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.



23 .) Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) directed by Terry Gilliam

	Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • List Challenges
  • Reddit
  • Screen Rant
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Wired

King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black Knight who, despite having had all his limbs chopped off, insists he can still fight. They reach Camelot, but Arthur decides not to enter, as “it is a silly place”.



22 .) Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) directed by Gore Verbinski

	Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • The Cinemaholic

Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 18th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor’s daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl’s love save her.



21 .) Princess Mononoke (1997) directed by Hayao Miyazaki

	Princess Mononoke (1997)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Inquiry
  • Flick Chart
  • List Challenges
  • MSN
  • Reddit
  • Time Out

Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Ainu tribe, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to destroy it. Ashitaka must find a way to bring balance to this conflict.



20 .) The City Of Lost Children (1995) directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Marc Caro

	The City Of Lost Children (1995)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AZ Central
  • Den Of Geek
  • Flick Chart
  • Indy Star
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes

A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process.



19 .) Time Bandits (1981) directed by Terry Gilliam

	Time Bandits (1981)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • List Challenges
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • Thought Co.
  • Time Out
  • Wired

Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they’ve purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal treasures from different historical eras. Taking Kevin with them, they variously drop in on Napoleon, Robin Hood and King Agamemnon before the Supreme Being catches up with them.



18 .) Legend (1985) directed by Ridley Scott

	Legend (1985)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Inquiry
  • Goliath
  • IMDB 2
  • Reddit
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Daily Beast
  • Thought Co.
  • Tor

Set in a timeless mythical forest inhabited by fairies, goblins, unicorns and mortals, this fantastic story follows a mystical forest dweller, chosen by fate, to undertake a heroic quest. He must save the beautiful Princess Lili and defeat the demonic Lord of Darkness, or the world will be plunged into a never-ending ice age.



17 .) Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) directed by Mel Stuart

	Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • Hi Consumption
  • IMDB 2
  • MSN
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Time Out

Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden amid a world of Oompa Loompas and chocolate rivers?



16 .) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001) directed by Chris Columbus

	Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Zone
  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Screen Rant
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Thought Co.

Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle’s house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he’s a powerful wizard – with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school’s kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents’ deaths – and about the villain who’s to blame.



15 .) The Dark Crystal (1982) directed by Jim Henson, Frank Oz

	The Dark Crystal (1982)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Zone
  • Gear Patrol
  • Goliath
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Screen Rant
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • Thought Co.
  • Time Out
  • Tor

On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race of Skeksis find and use the crystal for evil.



14 .) Spirited Away (2001) directed by Hayao Miyazaki

	Spirited Away (2001)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AZ Central
  • Filmdoo
  • Flick Chart
  • Gear Patrol
  • Indy Star
  • List Challenges
  • MSN
  • Reddit
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Time Out

A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free her family.



13 .) Willow (1988) directed by Ron Howard

	Willow (1988)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Inquiry
  • Film Zone
  • Gear Patrol
  • IMDB 2
  • MSN
  • Reddit
  • Screen Rant
  • The Daily Beast
  • Thought Co.
  • Tor
  • Wired

Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold of Nockmaar. A child, Elora Danan, is born in the Nockmaar dungeons and identified as the prophesied child by a birthmark on her arm. However, before the black sorceress arrives to claim the child, Elora’s mother convinces her reluctant midwife to escape with the baby. Willow, a timid farmer and aspiring sorcerer, is entrusted with delivering the royal infant from evil. ×



12 .) Excalibur (1981) directed by John Boorman

	Excalibur (1981)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Zone
  • Goliath
  • MSN
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Screen Rant
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Daily Beast
  • Thought Co.
  • Time Out
  • Tor
  • Wired

A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory’s “Le Morte d’Arthur”, chronicling Arthur Pendragon’s conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.



11 .) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows I (2010) directed by David Yates

	Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows I (2010)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Zone
  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • MSN
  • Ranker
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Screen Rant
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Thought Co.

Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort’s bid for immortality. But with Harry’s beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort’s unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the world is more dangerous than ever.



10 .) The NeverEnding Story (1984) directed by Wolfgang Petersen

	The NeverEnding Story (1984)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AZ Central
  • Goliath
  • IMDB
  • Indy Star
  • MSN
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Screen Rant
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • Thought Co.
  • Time Out
  • Tor

While hiding from bullies in his school’s attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck dragon named Falkor, must save Fantasia from the destruction of The Nothing.



9 .) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows II (2011) directed by David Yates

	Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows II (2011)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Zone
  • Hi Consumption
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • MSN
  • Ranker
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Screen Rant
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Thought Co.

Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort’s formidable skills.



8 .) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) directed by Alfonso Cuarón

	Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Zone
  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Ranker
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Screen Rant
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Thought Co.
  • Time Out
  • Wired

Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black—and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.



7 .) The Wizard of Oz (1939) directed by Victor Fleming

	The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AZ Central
  • Film Zone
  • Hi Consumption
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Indy Star
  • List Challenges
  • MSN
  • Ranker
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Screen Rant
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • Time Out

Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick road to talk with the Wizard and ask for the things they miss most in their lives. The Wicked Witch of the West is the only thing that could stop them.



6 .) The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) directed by Peter Jackson

	The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AZ Central
  • Film Zone
  • Flick Chart
  • Gear Patrol
  • Hi Consumption
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Indy Star
  • List Challenges
  • MSN
  • Ranker
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Thought Co.

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron’s forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord’s realm.



5 .) The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) directed by Peter Jackson

	The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AZ Central
  • Film Zone
  • Flick Chart
  • Hi Consumption
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Indy Star
  • List Challenges
  • MSN
  • Ranker
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Thought Co.
  • Time Out

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.



4 .) The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) directed by Peter Jackson

	The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AZ Central
  • Film Zone
  • Flick Chart
  • Hi Consumption
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Indy Star
  • List Challenges
  • MSN
  • Ranker
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Thought Co.
  • Time Out
  • Wired

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed.



3 .) Labyrinth (1986) directed by Jim Henson

	Labyrinth (1986)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AZ Central
  • Film Zone
  • Gear Patrol
  • Goliath
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Indy Star
  • MSN
  • Ranker
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Screen Rant
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Daily Beast
  • Thought Co.
  • Time Out
  • Tor

When teen Sarah is forced to babysit Toby, her baby stepbrother, she summons Jareth the Goblin King to take him away. When he is actually kidnapped, Sarah is given just thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue him.



2 .) Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) directed by Guillermo del Toro

	Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AZ Central
  • Den Of Geek
  • Film Inquiry
  • Film Zone
  • Gear Patrol
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Indy Star
  • List Challenges
  • MSN
  • Ranker
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Screen Rant
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Time Out
  • Wired

Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real father, Ofelia must complete three terrifying tasks.



1 .) The Princess Bride (1987) directed by Rob Reiner

	The Princess Bride (1987)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AZ Central
  • Film Inquiry
  • Film Zone
  • Flick Chart
  • Hi Consumption
  • IMDB
  • Indy Star
  • List Challenges
  • MSN
  • Ranker
  • Reddit
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Screen Rant
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Thought Co.
  • Time Out
  • Tor
  • Wired

In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can’t stop these true lovebirds from triumphing.




The 325+ Additional Best Fantasy Films



# Movies Directors Lists
37 The Thief of Bagdad (1940)   Frame Trek
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38 Beauty and the Beast (1946)   Den Of Geek
List Challenges
MSN
Rotten Tomatoes
39 Groundhog Day (1993) Harold Ramis IMDB
Ranker
Reddit
Time Out
40 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) Mike Newell IMDB 2
List Challenges
Ranker
Rotten Tomatoes
41 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) David Yates IMDB 2
List Challenges
Ranker
Rotten Tomatoes
42 King Kong (1933) Merian C. Cooper Hi Consumption
IMDB
IMDB 2
Time Out
43 Krull (1983)   Goliath
Reddit
Thought Co.
Tor
44 Ladyhawke (1985)   MSN
Reddit
Rotten Tomatoes
Tor
45 Orpheus (1950)   List Challenges
MSN
Rotten Tomatoes
Taste Of Cinema
46 Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Irvin Kershner Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
IMDB
Ranker
47
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
  List Challenges
Reddit
Rotten Tomatoes
Time Out
48 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) Andrew Adamson IMDB
Ranker
Reddit
Rotten Tomatoes
49 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) Peter Jackson IMDB
Ranker
Reddit
Rotten Tomatoes
50 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) Peter Jackson IMDB
Ranker
Ranker
Rotten Tomatoes
51 The Witches (1990)   List Challenges
MSN
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Taste Of Cinema
52 Back to the Future (1985) Robert Zemeckis Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
IMDB 2
53 Beauty and the Beast (1991)   List Challenges
Rotten Tomatoes
Wired
54 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Tim Burton IMDB
IMDB 2
Rotten Tomatoes
55 Cinderella (2015) Kenneth Branagh IMDB
Rotten Tomatoes
The Cinemaholic
56 Coraline (2009)   List Challenges
MSN
Reddit
57 Dark City (1998) Alex Proyas Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
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58 Destiny (1921)   Den Of Geek
Frame Trek
Gear Patrol
59 Enchanted (2007)   List Challenges
MSN
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60 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) Chris Columbus IMDB 2
Ranker
Rotten Tomatoes
61 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) David Yates IMDB 2
Ranker
Rotten Tomatoes
62 Highlander (1986)   Reddit
Rotten Tomatoes
Time Out
63 Jumanji (1995) Joe Johnston IMDB
MSN
The Cinemaholic
64 Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)   Den Of Geek
Filmdoo
List Challenges
65 Life of Pi (2012) Ang Lee IMDB
Rotten Tomatoes
The Cinemaholic
66 Pinocchio (1940)   List Challenges
MSN
The Daily Beast
67 Pleasantville (1998)   MSN
Reddit
Time Out
68 Shrek (2001) Andrew Adamson IMDB 2
List Challenges
Reddit
69 Sleeping Beauty (1959)   List Challenges
MSN
The Daily Beast
70 Sleepy Hollow (1999) Tim Burton IMDB
Reddit
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71
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
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MSN
The Daily Beast
72 Star Trek (2009)   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
The Cinemaholic
73 Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977) George Lucas Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
IMDB
74 Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983) Richard Marquand Hi Consumption
IMDB
Ranker
75 The Beastmaster (1982)   Goliath
MSN
Tor
76 The BFG (2016) Steven Spielberg IMDB
Rotten Tomatoes
The Cinemaholic
77 The Fall (2006)   Gear Patrol
MSN
Time Out
78 The Green Mile (1999) Frank Darabont IMDB
IMDB 2
The Cinemaholic
79 The Jungle Book (2016) Jon Favreau IMDB
Rotten Tomatoes
The Cinemaholic
80 The Little Mermaid (1989)   List Challenges
MSN
The Daily Beast
81 Trollhunter (2010)   Den Of Geek
MSN
Reddit
82 Wall-E (2008)   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
MSN
83 12 Monkeys   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
84 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) Richard Fleischer IMDB
IMDB 2
85 2001: A Space Odyssey   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
86 8½ (1963) Federico Fellini IMDB
MSN
87 Aladdin (1992)   Flick Chart
List Challenges
88 Alice in Wonderland (2010) Tim Burton IMDB
Reddit
89 Alien   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
90 Beetlejuice (1988) Tim Burton IMDB
IMDB 2
91 Being John Malkovich (1999) Spike Jonze IMDB
Time Out
92 Big (1988) Penny Marshall IMDB
MSN
93 Big Trouble in Little China (1986)   Reddit
Time Out
94 Blade Runner   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
95 Brave (2012)   MSN
Reddit
96 Bridge to Terabithia (2007) Gabor Csupo IMDB
Rotten Tomatoes
97 Castle in the Sky   Flick Chart
Reddit
98 Delicatessen (1991)   List Challenges
MSN
99 District 9   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
100 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) Michel Gondry IMDB
The Cinemaholic
101 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) David Yates IMDB
Rotten Tomatoes
102 Field of Dreams (1989) Phil Alden Robinson IMDB
Reddit
103 Hellboy (2004) Guillermo del Toro IMDB
Reddit
104 Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)   List Challenges
Time Out
105 Hook   Ranker
Reddit
106 Howl’s Moving Castle   Flick Chart
Reddit
107 Hugo (2011) Martin Scorsese IMDB
The Cinemaholic
108 Into the Woods   Reddit
Rotten Tomatoes
109 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
110 Jurassic Park (1993) Steven Spielberg Hi Consumption
IMDB 2
111 King Kong (2005) Peter Jackson IMDB 2
The Cinemaholic
112 Lord of the Rings   Reddit
Screen Rant
113 Metropolis   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
114 Minority Report   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
115 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind   Flick Chart
Reddit
116 Pete’s Dragon (2016)   Rotten Tomatoes
The Cinemaholic
117 Peter Pan (1953)   Reddit
Rotten Tomatoes
118 Planet of the Apes   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
119 Ratatouille (2007) Brad Bird IMDB 2
Reddit
120 RoboCop   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
121 Solomon Kane   Reddit
Rotten Tomatoes
122 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
123 Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005) George Lucas Hi Consumption
IMDB
124 Terminator 2: Judgement Day   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
125
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
  Ranker
Rotten Tomatoes
126 The Day the Earth Stood Still   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
127
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
  MSN
Time Out
128 The Fifth Element   Gear Patrol
Reddit
129 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) Peter Jackson IMDB
Ranker
130 The Holy Mountain (1973)   Rotten Tomatoes
Time Out
131 The Matrix   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
132 The Secret of NIMH (1982)   List Challenges
Time Out
133 The Seventh Seal (1957) Ingmar Bergman IMDB
Rotten Tomatoes
134 The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)   Rotten Tomatoes
Taste Of Cinema
135 Thor (2011) Kenneth Branagh IMDB
Time Out
136 Topper (1937) Norman Z. McLeod IMDB 2
The Daily Beast
137 Total Recall   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
138 Tron   Gear Patrol
Hi Consumption
139 Ugetsu (1953)   Rotten Tomatoes
Taste Of Cinema
140 Up (2009) Pete Docter IMDB 2
Reddit
141 Where the Wild Things Are (2009)   MSN
Rotten Tomatoes
142 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)   Rotten Tomatoes
Time Out
143 300   Reddit
144 A Clockwork Orange   Hi Consumption
145 A Matter of Life and Death (1946)   Time Out
146 A Monster Calls   Rotten Tomatoes
147 A Trip to the Moon   Reddit
148 A.I.   Hi Consumption
149 About Time (I) (2013) Richard Curtis IMDB
150 Alice in Wonderland (1951)   Reddit
151 Aliens   Hi Consumption
152 Angel-A (2005) Luc Besson IMDB
153 Angel’s Egg   Reddit
154 Avengers: Infinity War   Flick Chart
155 Batman (1989) Tim Burton IMDB 2
156 Beastmaster   Reddit
157 Beasts of the Southern Wild   Reddit
158 Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991)   Time Out
159 Black Orpheus (1959)   List Challenges
160 Black Panther (2018)   Time Out
161 Blancanieves   Rotten Tomatoes
162 Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) Francis Ford Coppola IMDB
163 Brazil   Hi Consumption
164 Bride of Frankenstein   The Daily Beast
165 Bruce Almighty (2003) Tom Shadyac IMDB
166
Casper the Friendly Ghost: There’s Good Boos Tonight
  Reddit
167
Cave Dwellers (AKA Ator l’invincibile 2, The Blade Master, Day of The Sword Man
  Tor
168 Céline and Julie Go Boating (1974)   Time Out
169 Children of Men   Gear Patrol
170 City of Lost Children   Reddit
171 CJ7   Filmdoo
172 Click (2006) Frank Coraci IMDB
173 Close Encounters of the Third Kind   Hi Consumption
174 Coco   Flick Chart
175 Conan the Barbarian (2011)   Reddit
176 Constantine (2005) Francis Lawrence IMDB
177 Contact   Gear Patrol
178 Corpse Bride (2005) Tim Burton IMDB 2
179 Cube   Gear Patrol
180 Day & Night   Reddit
181 Dead Man (1995) Jim Jarmusch IMDB
182 Deathstalker   Reddit
183
Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame
  Filmdoo
184 DIE NIBELUNGEN – Movie Duology   Frame Trek
185 Die Nibelungen (1924)   Time Out
186 Doctor Strange (2016) Scott Derrickson IMDB
187 Donkey Skin (1970)   Taste Of Cinema
188 Donnie Darko   Gear Patrol
189 Dracula   The Daily Beast
190 Dragonfly (2002) Tom Shadyac IMDB
191 Dragonheart   Reddit
192 Duel (1971 TV Movie) Steven Spielberg IMDB 2
193 Dungeons & Dragons   Reddit
194 E.T.: The Extraterrestrial   Hi Consumption
195 Enter the Void (2009) Gaspar Noé IMDB
196 Eraserhead (1977) David Lynch IMDB
197 Ever After   Reddit
198 Fantasia (1940)   List Challenges
199 FAUST: A German Folk Legend (1926)   Frame Trek
200 Fire and Ice   Reddit
201 Flash Gordon   Hi Consumption
202
Flight From Shadow: The Wheel of Time fan film
  Reddit
203 Forbidden Planet   Hi Consumption
204 Frankenstein   The Daily Beast
205 Frozen   Reddit
206 Gattaca   Gear Patrol
207 Ghost (1990) Jerry Zucker IMDB
208 Ghostbusters (1984) Ivan Reitman IMDB
209 Godzilla   Hi Consumption
210 Gravity   Gear Patrol
211 Gremlins (1984) Joe Dante IMDB 2
212 Hansel and Gretel   Filmdoo
213 Harvey   The Daily Beast
214 Hawke the Slayer   Reddit
215
HÄXAN: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)
  Frame Trek
216 Heartless: The Story of the Tin Man   Reddit
217 Hereafter (2010) Clint Eastwood IMDB
218 Hero   Reddit
219 House (1985) Steve Miner IMDB 2
220 How to Train Your Dragon Part I (2010)   MSN
221 How to Train Your Dragon Part II (2014)   MSN
222 I Sell the Dead   Reddit
223 If Only (2004) Gil Junger IMDB
224 Inception   Hi Consumption
225 Independence Day   Gear Patrol
226 Indiana Jones   Reddit
227 Indiana Jones (Franchise, 1981-2008)   The Cinemaholic
228 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) Steven Spielberg IMDB
229 Interstella 5555   Reddit
230 Iron Man   Gear Patrol
231 It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)   MSN
232 James and the Giant Peach (1996)   List Challenges
233 Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) Henry Levin IMDB 2
234 Journey to the West   Reddit
235 Jurassic Park III (2001) Joe Johnston IMDB 2
236 Kung Fu Hustle (2004) Stephen Chow IMDB
237 Kung Fu Panda (2008)   List Challenges
238 La Luna   Reddit
239 Lady in the Water (2006) M. Night Shyamalan IMDB 2
240
Les aventures extraordinaires d’Adèle Blanc-Sec (The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec)
  Rotten Tomatoes
241 Let the Right One In   Reddit
242 Liar Liar (1997) Tom Shadyac IMDB
243 Loch Ness (1996) John Henderson IMDB 2
244 Looper   Hi Consumption
245 Lost Horizon (1937)   Time Out
246 Mad Max   Gear Patrol
247 Maleficent (2014) Robert Stromberg IMDB
248 Marvel Cinematic Universe (2008-2018)   The Cinemaholic
249 Masters of the Universe (1987)   Tor
250 Matilda   Rotten Tomatoes
251 Men In Black   Hi Consumption
252 Merlin (1998)   Reddit
253 Midnight in Paris (2011) Woody Allen IMDB
254 Mirrormask   Reddit
255
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  Rotten Tomatoes
256 Monsters, Inc. (2001)   MSN
257 Moon   Gear Patrol
258 Mousehunt (1997) Gore Verbinski IMDB 2
259 Mr. Nobody (2009) Jaco Van Dormael IMDB
260 My Neighbour Totoro (1988)   Time Out
261 Nanny McPhee   Rotten Tomatoes
262 Nanny McPhee Returns   Rotten Tomatoes
263 Night at the Museum (2006) Shawn Levy IMDB
264
NOSFERATU, A SYMPHONY OF HORROR (1922)
  Frame Trek
265 Oblivion   Gear Patrol
266 Once Upon a Time (1944) Alexander Hall IMDB 2
267 One Million Years B.C Don Chaffey IMDB 2
268 Orlando (1992)   Time Out
269 Outlander   Reddit
270 Paddington (2014) Paul King IMDB
271 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006) Tom Tykwer IMDB
272 Poltergeist (1982) Tobe Hooper IMDB
273 Portrait of Jennie (1948)   Time Out
274 Predator   Gear Patrol
275 Rise of the Guardians   Reddit
276 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) Edgar Wright IMDB
277 Seventh Son (2015)   MSN
278 Shaolin Soccer   Reddit
279 Shrek 2 (2004)   List Challenges
280 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow   Reddit
281 Sliding Doors (1998) Peter Howitt IMDB
282 Solaris   Hi Consumption
283 Sound of My Voice   Gear Patrol
284 Spider-Man   Reddit
285 Splash (1984)   MSN
286 Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999) George Lucas IMDB
287 Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002) George Lucas IMDB
288 Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015) J.J. Abrams IMDB
289 Stranger Than Fiction (2006) Marc Forster IMDB
290 Sucker Punch   Reddit
291 Suicide Squad (2016) David Ayer IMDB
292 Sunshine   Gear Patrol
293 Superman (1978) Richard Donner IMDB 2
294 Superman II (1980) Richard Lester IMDB 2
295 Tale of Tales (Il racconto dei racconti)   Rotten Tomatoes
296 Tangled (2010)   List Challenges
297 Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) W.S. Van Dyke IMDB 2
298 Ted (2012) Seth MacFarlane IMDB
299 Terminus   Reddit
300 The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T (1953)   Taste Of Cinema
301
THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE ACHMED (1926)
  Frame Trek
302 The Avengers   Time Out
303 The Black Cauldron (1985)   Tor
304 The Bothersome Man   Reddit
305
THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI (1920)
  Frame Trek
306 The Chronicles of Riddick   Reddit
307 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) David Fincher IMDB
308 The Devil’s Backbone (2001) Guillermo del Toro IMDB 2
309 The Exterminating Angel (1962)   Den Of Geek
310 The Family Man (2000) Brett Ratner IMDB
311 The Fly   Hi Consumption
312 The Forbidden Kingdom   Rotten Tomatoes
313 The Fountain   Reddit
314 The Frighteners (1996) Peter Jackson IMDB 2
315 The Golden Compass (2007) Chris Weitz IMDB
316
THE GOLEM: How He Came into the World (1920)
  Frame Trek
317 The Happening (2008) M. Night Shyamalan IMDB 2
318 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus   Rotten Tomatoes
319 The Kid (2000) Jon Turteltaub IMDB
320 The Lake House (2006) Alejandro Agresti IMDB
321 The Last Airbender (2010) M. Night Shyamalan IMDB 2
322 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen   Reddit
323 The Life Aquatic (2004)   Time Out
324 The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) Steven Spielberg IMDB 2
325 The Lovely Bones (2009) Peter Jackson IMDB
326 The Man from Earth   Reddit
327 The Man in the White Suit (1951) Alexander Mackendrick IMDB 2
328 The Marvel Cinematic Universe   Reddit
329 The Mask (1994) Chuck Russell IMDB
330 The Mermaid   Filmdoo
331 The Monkey King   Filmdoo
332 The Mummy (1999) Stephen Sommers IMDB
333 The Mummy Returns (2001) Stephen Sommers IMDB
334 The Myth   Filmdoo
335 The Nightmare Before Christmas   Reddit
336 THE PHANTOM CARRIAGE (1921)   Frame Trek
337 The Prestige   Gear Patrol
338 The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)   Time Out
339 The Red Shoes (1948)   Time Out
340 The Reward   Reddit
341 The Road to El Dorado   Reddit
342 The Secret Garden   Reddit
343 The Secret of Kells   Reddit
344 The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)   List Challenges
345 The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad   Reddit
346 The Shape of Water (2017)   Taste Of Cinema
347 The Sorcerer and the White Snake   Filmdoo
348 The Spiderwick Chronicles   Rotten Tomatoes
349 The Thirteenth Floor   Gear Patrol
350 The Time Machine (1960) George Pal IMDB 2
351 The Tree of Life (2011) Terrence Malick IMDB
352 The Witches of Eastwick   Rotten Tomatoes
353 The Wolfman   The Daily Beast
354 Them!   Hi Consumption
355 This is My Milwaukee   Reddit
356 This Is the End (2013) Evan Goldberg IMDB
357 Thor: Ragnarok   Flick Chart
358 Toy Story   Reddit
359 Toy Story: Partysaurus Rex   Reddit
360 Tropical Malady   Filmdoo
361 Troy   Reddit
362 Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) Joe Dante IMDB 2
363 Ugetsu Monogatari (1953)   Time Out
364 Unbreakable (2000) M. Night Shyamalan IMDB 2
365
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)
  Time Out
366 Underworld (2003) Len Wiseman IMDB
367 Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer   Reddit
368
Valerie And Her Week Of Wonders (1970)
  Den Of Geek
369 Vanilla Sky (2001) Cameron Crowe IMDB
370 Wanted (2008) Timur Bekmambetov IMDB
371 War of the Worlds   Hi Consumption
372 Westworld   Gear Patrol
373 What Dreams May Come (1998) Vincent Ward IMDB
374 When Pigs Have Wings (2012)   Den Of Geek
375 Windmills   Reddit
376 Wings of Desire (1987)   Time Out
377 Wizard of Oz (1939)   The Cinemaholic
378 Wizards   Wired
379 Woochi   Reddit
380 Yellow Submarine (1968)   MSN
381 Your Highness   Reddit
382 Zathura   Rotten Tomatoes


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AZ Central 10 awesome fantasy films to watch if you need an escape right now
Den Of Geek 10 fabulous foreign-language fantasy films
Film Inquiry 8 Dark Fantasy Movies To Fuel Your GAME OF …
Film Zone Top 10 Best Fantasy Movies of All Time
Filmdoo 10 Must-See Asian Fantasy Films
Flick Chart The Best Fantasy Adventure Movies of All Time
Frame Trek Top 10 Best Fantasy Films of the Silent Era
Gear Patrol 50 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies of All Time
Goliath The 10 Best ’80s Fantasy Films
Hi Consumption The 50 Best Sci-Fi And Fantasy Movies Of All Time
IMDB 100 Best Fantasy movies
IMDB 2 The 54 best fantasy films of all time
Indy Star 10 fantasy films to watch if you need an escape
List Challenges 50 Best Fantasy Films of All Time
MSN 50 Best Fantasy Films
Ranker The Best Fantasy Movies
Reddit The top /r/Fantasy movies of all time, RESULTS THREAD!
Rotten Tomatoes 75 Best Fantasy Movies of All Time
Screen Rant 15 Best Fantasy Movies Of All Time
Taste Of Cinema The 25 Best Fantasy Movies of All Time
The Cinemaholic 10 Best Fantasy Movies of All Time
The Daily Beast Game of Thrones’ Author George R.R. Martin’s Top 10 Fantasy Films
Thought Co. Top Must-See Fantasy Films
Time Out Best Fantasy Movies
Tor A Ranking of 1980s Fantasy That Would Please Crom Himself!
Wired Tell Us Your Top 10 Fantasy Movies

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