Top Fantasy Movies


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

31. 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.

32. 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.

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. Stardust

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Actors: Claire Danes, Charlie Cox, Sienna Miller, Jason Flemyng
Plot: Based on the best-selling graphic novel by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess. A young man promises to retrieve a fallen star for his love. He must travel to a magical land full of adventures.

35. 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.

36. 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.

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. Thor

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Actors: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins
Plot: The mighty but arrogant warrior Thor is thrown out of Asgard, cast down amongst the mortals. Yet it is here he learns what it mean to be a true hero and he is put to the test when a villain from Asgard decides to invade earth and Thor is the only hope to protect mankind.

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