Top Fantasy Movies


The Top Fantasy Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top Fantasy List". Lists are calculated daily.

11. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: David Yates
Actors: Daniel Radcliffe, Fiona Shaw, Harry Melling, Jason Boyd
Plot: In his fifth year at Hogwarts, Harry is under pressure as the Ministry of Magic refuses to acknowledge the return of the evil Lord Voldemort branding him a liar. Meanwhile a delightfully evil new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher is appointed by the Ministry and she turns Hogwarts into her own military state.

12. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Year of Release: 2009
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: David Yates
Actors: Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson
Plot: Entering the sixth year of Hogwarts, Harry Potter has a lot to contend with. While Voldemort continues his rise in power, Harry must confront the past to assure his future. And then there's relationships, Draco Malfoy and Quidditch to deal with as well.

13. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Year of Release: 1983
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Richard Marquand
Actors: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams
Plot: Han and Leia try to destroy the new death star while Luke confronts his father and tryes to find the good in him.

14. The Nightmare Before Christmas

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Henry Selick
Actors: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey
Plot: Jack, "The Pumpkin King", discovers Christmas Town and tries to bring Christmas joy to Halloween Town. Things don't go as planned.

15. Big Fish

Year of Release: 2003
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Tim Burton
Actors: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange
Plot: Edward Bloom is a sales man who is dying and wants to talk to his son. The son doesn't want to hear his tales and wants to know the facts about his father's life but finds out in his fiction there really is truth, in an adventure that only Tim Burton can create.

16. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Year of Release: 2002
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Chris Columbus
Actors: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Richard Harris
Plot: In his second year at Hogwarts a dark force terrorizes the students and Harry becomes a suspect.

17. Seventh Seal, The ( Det Sjunde inseglet )

Year of Release: 1958
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: Swedish
Genre: Fantasy/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Ingmar Bergman
Actors: Max von Sydow, Gunnar Bjornstrand, Inga Landgre, Bengt Ekerot
Plot: During the black plague a man is introduced to the Grim Reaper where he questions the existence of God and life in general.

18. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Year of Release: 1971
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Fantasy/Family
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Mel Stuart
Actors: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear
Plot: Willy Wonka is secretive candy maker who invites five lucky winners to enter a world of pure imagination.

19. My Neighbor Totoro ( Tonari no Totoro )

Year of Release: 1988
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Actors: Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning, Evan Sabara, Frank Welker
Plot: Two young sisters move to the country to be closer to their sick mother. In the forest by their house they discover Totoro, a forest spirit, and the adventure begins.

20. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Peter Jackson
Actors: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis
Plot: Bilbo Baggins is swept up on an adventure with Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, in order to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug but before they get to the Lonely Mountain they must pass through the Goblin Caves where Bilbo will find Gollum and a his "precious".

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