Top Fantasy Movies


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

31. Superman

Year of Release: 1978
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Richard Donner
Actors: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando, Ned Beatty
Plot: The story of an outsider from another planet who has Jesus like abilities - based on the comic of the same name.

32. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Year of Release: 2013
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Peter Jackson
Actors: Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom
Plot: Bilbo Baggins, with Thorin and company, have successfully navigated the Misty Mountains. Now they face the new danger of the Mirkwood Forest - and Gandalf has left them to themselves. If they can make it to the human settlement of Lake-town, Biblo will have to live up to his "burglar" contract and use the secret door of Lonely Mountain and confront the dragon Smaug.

33. Fantasia

Year of Release: 1940
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: G
Director: James Algar
Actors: Leopold Stokowski, Walt Disney, Julietta Novis
Plot: An animation in which the story is told by the music of great classical compositions.

34. Secret World of Arrietty, The ( Kari-gurashi no Arietti )

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Actors: Will Arnett, Bridgit Mendler, David Henrie, Carol Burnett
Plot: Studio Ghibli takes on the classic tale of The Borrowers: The 4-inch tall Clock family live in secret, borrowing items from human residences to make their home. However, things change when daughter Arrietty is discovered.

35. Spider-Man

Year of Release: 2002
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Sam Raimi
Actors: Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco
Plot: A bite by a genetically modified spider turns unsuspecting high school student Peter Parker into a reluctant superhero who learns that with great power comes great responsibility.

36. Avengers: Endgame

Year of Release: 2019
Overall Rating: 3.4 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth
Plot: With Thanos having successfully achieved his terrible plan, the universe has been thrown into the chaos. The remaining Avengers must come together and figure out how to undo the damage that has been done and restore order, and their friends, back to reality.

37. Willow

Year of Release: 1988
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Ron Howard
Actors: Warwick Davis, Joanne Whalley, Val Kilmer, Jean Marsh
Plot: A dwarf goes on an adventure full of magic to save a baby princess from an evil witch.

38. The Dark Crystal

Year of Release: 1982
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Jim Henson
Actors: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Kathryn Mullen, Dave Goelz
Plot: The balance of good and evil is in the hands of a small creature, a Galfling named Jen. He must listen to the wise Mystics and travel to a dangerous land of the Skekses to heal the crystal before the great conjunction begins.

39. Fanny and Alexander

Year of Release: 1983
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: Swedish
Genre: Drama/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ingmar Bergman
Actors: Kristina Adolphson, Börje Ahlstedt, Pernilla Allwin, Kristian Almgren
Plot: The trials and travails of a pair brother and sister take place against the backdrop of early twentieth century Sweden. After their father passes away, the children's mother marries a harsh bishop, and the children seek refuge with their grandfather's lover, a local merchant.

40. Wings of Desire ( Himmel über Berlin, Der )

Year of Release: 1988
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: German
Genre: Fantasy/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Wim Wenders
Actors: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois
Plot: A discontented angel wanders around Berlin, listening to people's thoughts, until he falls in love with a circus acrobat and decides to become human so he can be with her. Based on poems by Rainer Maria Rilke.

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