Best Fantasy Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Fantasy Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: exciting, visually appealing, epic, stylized, dark fantasy and atmospheric. Plot: good versus evil, magic, fantasy world, adventure, destiny, betrayal, storytelling, supernatural, danger and mentor. Genre: Fantasy, Adventure and Family. Country: USA, UK and New Zealand.
Best Fantasy Movies
Best Fantasy Movies
TOP Movies: Avatar (2009), Maleficent (2014), Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019), Shrek (2001), Coco (2017), Doctor Strange (2016), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Stardust (2007), Tangled (2010), Howl's Moving Castle (2004), Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), Alice in Wonderland (2010).

List of Best Movies

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: sword fight, friendship, good versus evil, courage, magical, adventure, army, magic, wizards, sword and sorcery, monster, ancient ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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 7.8
 1.2M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: 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.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: alien, culture clash, fantasy world, adventure, space and aliens, alien life-form, ecology, alien planet, creature, space travel, human nature, distant planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: 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.
Style: epic, atmospheric, exciting, dark fantasy, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: sword fight, wizards, friendship, magic, adventure, magical, fantasy world, good versus evil, elf, mission, sword and sorcery, creature ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, exciting, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: magic, witch, wizards, friendship, magical creature, good versus evil, fantasy world, sorcerer, magic wand, adventure, chase, teleportation ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, england, usa, london, arizona ...
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, witch, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, magic, parallel world, magical, family, talking animals, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, future, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england
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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.
Style: exciting, entertaining, stylized, humorous, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, boys' night ...
Plot: pirate, ship, adventure, swashbuckler, sword fight, friendship, friends, journey, determination, supernatural, sailboat, sea ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: singapore, caribbean
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, scenic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: sword fight, friendship, sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, fantasy world, mythology, monster, magic, river, journey, medieval ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-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.
Style: exciting, fairy tale, entertaining, colourful, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, date night, boys' night ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, treasure hunt, ship, sword fight, treasure, disney, british empire, fantasy world, pirate captain, pirate ship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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 6.9
 377K
Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, visually appealing, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: witch, disney, princess, fairy, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, magical creature, magical, curse, kingdom ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: france, europe, scotland
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fantasy adventure that picks up several years after Maleficent, in which audiences learned of the events that hardened the heart of Disney’s most notorious villain and drove her to curse a baby Princess Aurora, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, atmospheric, captivating, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: fairy, magical creature, strong female character, kingdom, female protagonist, crown, evil queen, wizards and magicians, fictional kingdom, witchcraft, magical power, castle ...
Place: europe, united kingdom, france
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, entertaining, sad, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, supernatural, friendship, magical, witch, chosen one, dragon, wizards and magicians, sorcerer, wizards, good versus evil, artifact ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, near future, year 2017, 90s ...
Place: europe, england
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.
Style: epic, breathtaking, heroic, exciting, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: dragon, fantasy world, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, sword fight, adventure, warrior, imaginary kingdom, magical, elf, wizards, adventurer ...
Time: 2010s
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, entertaining, touching, scenic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: magic, harry potter, witch, friendship, adventure, magical, chosen one, fantasy world, school, boarding school, wizards, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, year 1981, 90s, 20th century, year 1991 ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid eternal damnation.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, funny, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, boys' night ...
Plot: pirate, sword fight, adventure, fantasy world, ship, swashbuckler, disney, sailboat, beast, supernatural, twists and turns, destiny ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, jamaica
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 676K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, funny, epic, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: princess, dragon, talking animals, adventure, magic, stereotypes, friendship, love and romance, reluctant partners, imaginary kingdom, unlikely friendships, ogre ...
Time: middle ages, 2000s
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: 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.
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, fairy tale, entertaining, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: magic, harry potter, witch, adventure, magical, time travel, friendship, witchcraft, fantasy world, good versus evil, werewolf, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century, year 1994 ...
Place: europe, england
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 505K
Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead ...
Style: feel good, touching, sincere, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: day of the dead, afterlife, family, life & death, life after death, disney, childhood, memory, music, boy, betrayal, adventure ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: mexico
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. ...
Style: fairy tale, funny, dark fantasy, exciting, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, ship, sword fight, swashbuckler, fantasy world, sea, sailboat, ghost, jungle, treasure hunt, dead man, runaway ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
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 7.5
 741K
Doctor Strange (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
Style: entertaining, colourful, breathtaking, witty, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, magic, time, wizards, parallel universe, good versus evil, time loop, sorcerer, training, fantasy world, fight scenes, adventure ...
Time: future, year 2016, year 2017, 2010s
Place: nepal, hong kong, new york, london, mount everest
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 669K
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, atmospheric, surreal, gothic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: monster, maze, mythology, legends and myths, creature, cruelty, good versus evil, imagination, fantasy world, alternate reality, young heroes, fairy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: spain, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 274K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, kids, chick flick ...
Plot: witch, magic, adventure, true love, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, magical, pirate, sword fight, chase, steampunk, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, future, 50s, victorian era, 1850s ...
Place: england, europe
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: dark fantasy, epic, scenic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: magic, harry potter, witch, magical, wizards, boarding school, wizards and magicians, chosen one, bravery, young heroes, friendship, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1998, year 1997
Place: london, europe, england
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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen ...
Style: exciting, humorous, romantic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, mermaid, chase, ship, swashbuckler, treasure, captain, adventurer, adventure, sword fight, mythical creature ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: london, england, spain, caribbean
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: battles, dragon, good versus evil, fantasy world, sword fight, imaginary kingdom, wizards, sword and sorcery, elf, adventurer, knight, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 454K
Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, captivating, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: princess, romance, disney, disney princess, adventure, love and romance, fall in love, family, unlikely couple, couples, horse, young woman ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
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Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.
Style: fairy tale, touching, atmospheric, captivating, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, steampunk, magic, adventure, supernatural ability, self discovery, romance, fantasy world, demon, wizards, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they'll play as characters from the game.
Style: ridiculous, exciting, biting, breathtaking, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: jungle, mission, team, adventurer, game, zoologist, friendship, video game, high school, blonde, curse, magic ...
Time: year 1996, year 2016, 90s, 2010s
Place: new hampshire, hawaii
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Style: epic, breathtaking, captivating, scenic, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: dragon, sword fight, fantasy world, adventure, ancient, wizards, creature, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, magical, elf ...
Time: future, 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that ...
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, exciting, atmospheric, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: magic, harry potter, dragon, magical, boarding school, friendship, chosen one, school, wizards, good versus evil, witch, wizards and magicians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, year 1995 ...
Place: england, london, europe
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Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: fairy tale, surreal, atmospheric, colourful, gothic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, escape from reality, magic, imaginary kingdom, journey, youth, imagination, good versus evil, talking animals, cat, disney ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: london, china
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