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Fantasy Films

Fantasy Films, unlike science fiction films that base their content upon some degree of scientific truth, take the audience to netherworld, fairty-tale places where events are unlikely to occur in real life. In mythological or legendary times, they transcend the bounds of human possibility and physical laws. Fantasy films are often in the context of the imagination, dreams, or hallucinations of a character or within the projected vision of the storyteller. Fantasy films often have an element of magic, myth, wonder, escapism, and the extraordinary. They may appeal to both children and adults, depending upon the particular film. Below is a collection of films where imagination has no bounds. Where entire worlds have been created and populated with mythical creatures, magical quests and larger than life heroes and villains.

Wrath of the Titans (2011)

5.7/10
Director: Jonathan Liebesman
Starring: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Bill Nighy, Sam Worthington, Rosamund Pike, Danny Hu...

With the Kraken vanquished, demigod Perseus (Sam Worthington) aims to become a humble fisherman at the outset of this sequel to 2010's "Clash of the T... Read more

Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)

7.3/10
Director: Goran Dukic
Starring: Patrick Fugit, Shannyn Sossamon, Shea Whigham, Tom Waits, John Hawkes, Will Arne...

After breaking up with his girlfriend, Zia (Patrick Fugit) commits suicide, only to find himself in a bleak afterlife populated by lost souls and mela... Read more

X-Men: The Last Stand ( Blu-ray ) (2006)

6.7/10
Director: Brett Ratner
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, Ian McKellen, Anna Paquin, Kelsey Gram...

Brett Ratner steps into Bryan Singer's directing shoes for the official last in the series and this time our mutant heroes must face a potential 'cure... Read more

Yatterman (2009)

6.1/10
Director: Takashi Miike
Starring: Kyoko Fukada, Saki Fukuda, Kendo Kobayashi, Sho Sakurai, Anri Okamoto, Katsuhisa...

Gan Takada and his girlfriend Ai-chan are just normal teens who like to tinker away at robotic inventions - that is, when they're not out keeping the... Read more

Zathura (2001)

6.2/10
Director: Jon Favreau
Starring: Jonah Bobo, Josh Hutcherson, Tim Robbins, Kristen Stewart, Dax Shepard, Voice Of...

When two brothers start playing an old board game they found in the basement, a roll of the dice catapults them - and their house - into outer space,... Read more

Zoom: Academy for Superheroes (2006)

4.3/10
Director: Peter Hewitt
Starring: Tim Allen, Courteney Cox, Kate Mara, Chevy Chase, Spencer Breslin, Kevin Zegers,...

Apathetic, former superhero Captain Zoom (Tim Allen) is called out of retirement to train four unlikely kids with superpowers, who basically have to s... Read more