Fantasy becomes reality movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant fantasy becomes reality movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, serious, stylized, semi serious, feel good and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with fantasy becomes reality, storytelling, mentor, vengeance, imaginary, friendship, transformation, imagination, danger and fantasy world plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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fantasy becomes reality movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as fantasy becomes reality: Are You Afraid of the Dark? (2019), The NeverEnding Story (1984), Marianne (2019), Future Man (2017), Inkheart (2008), Full of It (2007), Carter (2018), Dark Oracle (2004), Kiss Me First (2018), In the Mouth of Madness (1995).

List of fantasy becomes reality movies

Are You Afraid of the Dark? (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 132 min.
TV show
Story: This three-part, self-contained limited series is about the newest member of the Midnight Society, her first scary tale, and what happens to the group when the terrifying events of her story start to actually happen in their small town.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: carnival, fantasy becomes reality, eccentricity, mind control, deal with the devil, rescue, small town, group of friends, initiation, new student, brother sister relationship, erased memory ...
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The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, touching, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, adventure, mythology, good versus evil, magic, reading, escapades, evil force, giant, imagination, danger ...
Time: 80s
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 7.5
 12K
Marianne (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Emma, a famous and successful French horror writer, is forced to return to her hometown after the women who haunted her dreams fifteen years ago begin to re-appear. The work she writes is apparently a work of fiction, but how much is fact?
Style: atmospheric, macabre, scenic, bleak
Plot: evil witch, childhood trauma, fantasy becomes reality, female protagonist, ocean, danger, curse, female writer, friendship, childhood flashback, family, demonic possession ...
Place: france
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 7.7
 21K
Future Man (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Josh Futturman, a janitor by day/world-ranked gamer by night, is tasked with preventing the extinction of humanity after mysterious visitors from the future proclaim him the key to defeating the imminent super-race invasion.
Style: feel good, light, humorous, captivating, absurd
Plot: time travel, murder, sent to the past, warrior, mission, chosen one, distopia, dystopic future, fantasy becomes reality, genetic engineering, save the world, pacifist ...
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 6.1
 73K
Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: touching, exciting, stylized, tense, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, horror for children, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, imaginary, fictional reality, wizards, parents and children, book, family, reading, young heroes, family relations, disappearance ...
Time: middle ages
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 5.6
 3K
Full of It (2007)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, South Africa, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young kid (Pinkston) is forced to live out the lies he told to become popular.
Style: humorous, romantic, feel good, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: wish come true, high school, lie, teenage life, high school life, misfit, fish out of water, fantasy becomes reality, teachers and students, basketball, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood ...
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 6.5
 1K
Carter (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An actor returns home after a public meltdown. Partnering with his police detective friend, he tries to use his acting experience to solve real crimes.
Style: witty, captivating, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: amateur detective, murder investigation, tv star, fantasy becomes reality, police investigation, childhood friends, new job, childhood friend, policewoman, small town life, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.4
 444
Dark Oracle (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Oracle is a Canadian-produced TV series that premiered in 2004 on the popular Canadian channel YTV. It was created by Jana Sinyor, and co-developed by Heather Conkie. In 2005, Dark Oracle won the International Emmy for Best Children's and ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, heroes, manipulation, child in peril, danger, rise to the top, youth, impossible love, family, riddles and clues, destiny, superhero ...
Time: future
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Kiss Me First (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: To escape reality 17-year-old Leila turns to a secret virtual paradise. Her real journey begins when this digital Eden turns dark.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, suspense
Plot: virtual reality, loneliness, friendship, lesbian interest, fantasy becomes reality, female protagonist, death of mother, part animation, investigation, dangerous friend, waitress, internet ...
Place: england
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In the Mouth of Madness (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: gothic, surreal, atmospheric, scary, psychological ...
Plot: lovecraftian, insanity, hallucination, disappearance, investigation, neo noir, paranoia, h.p. lovecraft, police brutality, violence, gory, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, new hampshire, europe, england, manhattan new york city ...
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How to Make a Monster (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Video game developer Clayton Software enlists the talents of a misfit group of programmers to develop the scariest computer combat game: EVILUTION. With four weeks to bring the game to market and a million-dollar bonus on the line, they utilize a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, virtual reality, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, survival, a.i., save the day, supernatural, technology gone awry, vengeance, deadly creature, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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Weird Science (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Weird Science is a mid-1990s American comedy series made for television, based on the 1985 film of the same name.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, magic, transformation, fantasy becomes reality, desire, wish come true, friends, youth, supernatural ability, hopes, teenage life, computer genius ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
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Christmas Perfection (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a kid, Darcy had no control over her family’s holidays and thus, has grown up to be a Christmas control freak — so much so that she loses sight of what the holidays actually mean. Suddenly, she finds herself magically transported into her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, entertaining, funny
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, perfectionist, christmas movie, best friends, dream come true, happy ending, alternate reality, christmas present, fantasy becomes reality, self discovery, wish come true ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland
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 3.8
 44
The Babe! (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Story: Polina, an average-looking girl with an average life, wakes up one morning to find that she has become a beautiful woman, a hot babe. Is this real, or just her imagination?
Style: emotional, sentimental, funny, entertaining, light ...
Plot: love, impersonation, new life, destiny, fantasy becomes reality, young girl, dream come true, beauty, romance, friendship, imagination, girl
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Mirror for a Hero (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Two not quite similar men, our contemporaries, Sergey Pshenichny and Andrew Nemchinov, are walking in the street in their native mining town and found themselves in 1949. It's a common knowledge that real miracles happen without technical ...
Style: social, surreal, social realism, philosophical
Plot: time travel, communism, father son relationship, alternate reality, war hero, trapped, mining town, repeated event, time loop, deja vu, robbery, arrest ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr
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The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everyone always knew that Max had a wild imagination, but no one believed that his wildest creations -- a boy raised by watchful great white sharks and a girl with the force of a volcano -- were real. Now, these two pint-sized action masters will ...
Style: feel good, surreal, entertaining, enigmatic, absurd ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, adventure, school, superhero, friendship, shark, heroes, magic, good versus evil, chosen one, parent child relationship ...
Place: texas
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 7.4
 30
Once a Hero (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In a world gone mad, one man lives to turn wrong to right, bad to good, and despicable to black-and-blue. One man lives to beat back the forces of evil with a legendary arsenal of superpowers. One man lives to kiss the babies, impress the ladies, ...
Plot: superhero, old man, super villain, fantasy becomes reality, superhero costume, private detective, boy, comics
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 4.2
 61
Scoring (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eric Lazlo is doing the musical score for a movie in which the female star tries to kill the male star using a variety of poisons, poisonous insects, poisonous snakes, etc. When Eric starts to see a prostitute, Abbey, he finds his life imitating art.
Plot: forced sex, villa, erotic thriller, sex in shower, massage, hedonism, love interest, movie making, wannabe, filmmaking, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity ...
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 5.4
 70
Murder Story (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aspiring young novelist Tony Zonis (Alexis Denisof) wants to write the next great suspense thriller, so he decides to study the work of master crime writer, Willard Hope (Christopher Lee). Together, they pick through random newspaper stories, ...
Plot: newspaper clipping, shot in the face, murder, on the run, assassin, conspiracy, amateur detective, cover up, writers, newspaper article, mentor, fantasy becomes reality ...
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On the Count of Zero (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl loses a precious book she has borrowed from her teacher. The girl, unable to remember where and how she lost the book, is driven into depression, and taken to a psychiatrist by her best friend. As the psychiatrist helps the girl find ...
Style: fairy tale, allegory
Plot: abusive father, kleptomaniac, memory loss, existentialism, hypnosis, taxi, kingdom, art, surrealism, drawing, tea, mountain ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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Lust Connection (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A married man finds various women in Internet fantasy chats. When his buxom wife dies, he claims one of his lovers surely did it. Is it incidental that his wife's identical twin fully sympathizes with his affairs?
Plot: whodunit, blindfold, pizza delivery, sex standing up, internet chat, nipples visible through clothing, blonde, nude woman murdered, adultery, sexual fantasy, one night stand, masturbation ...
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 7.6
 435K
Baby Driver (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.
Style: twists and turns, stylized, suspense, tense, intense ...
Plot: getaway driver, car chase, bank robbery, heist, cars, car, sign language, romance, music, gunfight, twists & turns, chase ...
Time: year 1998, 2010s, 1990s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: atlanta, atlanta georgia, usa
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The Lathe of Heaven (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: George Orr, a man whose dreams can change waking reality, tries to suppress this unpredictable gift with drugs. Dr. Haber, an assigned psychiatrist, discovers the gift to be real and hypnotically induces Mr. Orr to change reality for the benefit of ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: interracial relations, alternate reality, telekinesis, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, society, future dystopia, imaginary, life is a bitch, hypnosis, utopia ...
Time: future
Place: portland oregon
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Björk: Greatest Hits (1999)
Genre: Animation, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: "Volumen" collects every video from Bjork's career {up until Hunter}, and showcases the work of famed video director's Spike Jonze, Sophie Muller and Michael Gondry
Style: gloomy, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: disorder, imaginary, music, artists and showbiz, female director, pop music, fantasy becomes reality, surrealism, part animation
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Destiny to Order (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A writer starts running into the characters he's created in real life. Alberta is his fantasy woman, who starts out as a sexy rock singer. However, when the bad guy in his novel (played by Michael Ironside) gets his hands on the manuscript and ...
Style: touching, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: misfit, romance, imaginary, artists and showbiz, profanity, couples, rock, graphic violence, computer, reading aloud, surrealism, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: toronto ontario canada
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 5.8
 993
Ciao Manhattan (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The very sad tale of socialite & Warhol muse Edie Sedgwick (1943-1971) who effectively plays herself in a film that follows her life in a large part from the time she left Warhol's 'factory' and what the life of excess drugs did ...
Style: offbeat, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: monitor, hitchhiking, electroshock therapy, celebrity culture, addiction, factory, drug abuse, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, fashion, drinking alcohol, youth ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, california, usa
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 5.7
 12K
Boom (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Smith, a typical young college student who likes partying and engaging in acts of random sex and debauchery, has been having some interesting dreams revolving around two gorgeous women -- and is shocked when he meets the dream girls in real life. ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, clever, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: college, gay teenager, bisexuality, conspiracy, dream, guru, party, college life, student life, social relations, drugs/alcohol, sexual perversion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, southern california
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 6.6
 80K
Weird Science (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two unpopular teenagers, Gary and Wyatt, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. Their living and breathing creation is a gorgeous woman, Lisa, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, sincere ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: teenager, friendship, experiment gone awry, geek, nerd, inventions and discoveries, wish come true, misfit, high school, looking for sex, dream girl, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
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 6.7
 42K
Swimming Pool (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the middle of this amusing thriller is a relationship between two different types of females, one is a well know British author and the other is a sex-crazed French teen. The two get into some relationship trouble while living together in this ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, midlife crisis, writing, writer's life, diary, swimming, self discovery, solitude, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, london, paris france
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The Flight of Dragons (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The realm of magic is being threatened by the realm of logic, so Carolinus, the green wizard decides to shield it for all time. Ommedon, the evil red wizard, stands in his way. Carolinus then calls for a quest that is to be led by a man named Peter ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, adventure, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, time travel, magic, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, heroes, friendship, heroic mission, danger ...
Place: usa, boston
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