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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.

Fantasy Island (Blu-ray) (2020)

4.8/10
Director: Jeff Wadlow
Starring: Michael Pena, Maggie Q

The enigmatic Mr. Roarke makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true at a luxurious but remote tropical resort. But when the fantasies turn... Read more

Batman (1989)

7.6/10
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Jack Nicholson, Michael Keaton, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl, Pat Hingle, Billy Dee...

A wealthy, embittered orphan grows up to make the lives of criminals miserable in this big budget box-office extravaganza directed by Tim Burton ('Bee... Read more

Constantine ( Blu-ray ) (2004)

7/10
Director: Francis Lawrence
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Shia LaBeouf, Djimon Hounsou, Max Baker, Pruitt Tayl...

Loosely based on the DC Comics/Vertigo "Hellblazer" graphic novels, "Constantine" tells the story of John Constantine (Keanu Reeves), a man who has li... Read more

Testament of Orpheus (1960)

7.6/10
Director: Jean Cocteau
Starring: Jean Cocteau, Henri Cremieux, Edouard Dermithe

In his last film, legendary writer/artist/filmmaker Jean Cocteau portrays an 18th-century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom.... Read more

Monster Hunter (Blu-ray) (2020)

5.3/10
Director: Paul W S Anderson
Starring: Milla Jovovich, Tony Jaa, Ron Perlman

When Lt. Artemis and her loyal soldiers are transported to a new world, they engage in a desperate battle for survival against enormous enemies with i... Read more

The Orville (2017)

8/10
Starring: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Set 400 years in the future, the show follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar Fleet.... Read more

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone ( Blu-ray ) (2001)

Director: Chris Columbus
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, John Cleese, Robbie Coltrane, Richa...

In this enchanting film adaptation of J. K. Rowling's delightful bestseller, Harry Potter learns on his 11th birthday that he is the orphaned son of t... Read more

Scoop (2006)

6.7/10
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Ian McShane, Kevin McNally, Scarlett Johansson, Woody Allen, Fenel...

Woody Allen continues his love affair with London, following up thriller 'Match Point' with this comic supernatural mystery that once again stars Scar... Read more

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring ( Blu-ray ) (2001)

8.8/10
Director: Peter Jackson
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Elijah Wood, Hugo Weaving, Ian Holm, Ian McKell...

In the first installment of director Peter Jackson's ambitious and successful film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy trilogy, Elijah Wood stars a... Read more

Over the Garden Wall (2014)

8.9/10
Director: Nate Cash, Patrick McHale
Starring: Elijah Wood, Collin Dean, Melanie Lynskey, Christopher Lloyd, John Cleese, Shirl...

This brilliant and highly acclaimed animated television miniseries centers around two half-brothers who travel across a strange forest in order to fin... Read more