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.
A kind of "Wizard of Oz" in reverse as two 1990's teenagers become trapped in the golly-gee suburban fantasy world of a 1950's sitcom, where everythin... Read more
Pan's Labyrinth is Alice in Wonderland for grown-ups, with the horrors of both reality and fantasy blended together into an extraordinary, spellbindin... Read more
This time the man in the hat joins his father's lifelong quest for the Holy Grail, battling the Nazi's who also want the sacred relic. Harrison Ford,... Read more
Sequel to 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' with its two-fisted, whip-wielding hero, Dr Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) performing feats of derring-do in Singap... Read more
Alfonso Cuaron ('A Little Princess') takes over the directing reigns for this terrific third instalment (of a projected seven) in the beloved fantasy... Read more
Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the l... Read more