FANTASY FILMS


Examples


Fantasy Films
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Selection of Greatest Fantasy Films:


Greatest Early Fantasy Films:
Kriemhild's Revenge (1924, Germ.) (aka Die Nibelungen: Kriemhilds Rache)
Siegfried (1924, Germ.) (aka Die Nibelungen: Siegfried)
The Thief of Bagdad (1924; also remade in 1940)
The Lost World (1925)
Metropolis (1927, Germ.)
King Kong (1933)
Things to Come (1936)
Lost Horizon (1937)
Topper (1937)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) - animated
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Fantasia (1940) - animated
Pinocchio (1940) - animated
The Thief of Bagdad (1940, UK)
The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
I Married an Angel (1942)
I Married a Witch (1942)
The Canterville Ghost (1944)
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1944)
Angel on My Shoulder (1946)
La Belle et La Bete (aka Beauty and the Beast) (1946, Fr.)
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Stairway to Heaven (1946, UK)
The Bishop's Wife (1947)
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
Heaven Only Knows (1947)
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948)
Portrait of Jennie (1948)
The Red Shoes (1948, UK)
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949)
Destination Moon (1950)
Harvey (1950)
Alice in Wonderland (1951) - animated
Peter Pan (1953) - animated
Brigadoon (1954) - musical
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
Greatest Recent Fantasy Films:
The Time Machine (1960)
Mysterious Island (1961)
Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
Batman, The Movie (1966)
Fantastic Voyage (1966)
Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (1971)
Slaughterhouse Five (1972)
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)
Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975, UK)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Oh, God! (1977) and sequels (1980, 1984)
Star Wars (1977) and its sequels-prequels
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
Superman (1978) and its sequels-prequels
Time After Time (1979)
Flash Gordon (1980)
Somewhere in Time (1980)
Clash of the Titans (1981)
Dragonslayer (1981)
Excalibur (1981)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and its sequels (1984, 1989, 2008)
Time Bandits (1981, UK)
The Beastmaster (1982)
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
The Dark Crystal (1982)
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Krull (1983)
Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)
Ghostbusters (1984)
The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Splash (1984)
Supergirl (1984)
Back to the Future (1985) and its sequels
The Black Cauldron (1985)
Brazil (1985, UK)
Enemy Mine (1985)
Explorers (1985)
The Heavenly Kid (1985)
Ladyhawke (1985)
Legend (1985)
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)
Highlander (1986)
Labyrinth (1986)
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
Date With an Angel (1987)
The Princess Bride (1987)
Wings of Desire (1987, W. Ger./Fr.)
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
Beetlejuice (1988)
Big (1988)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Willow (1988)
Always (1989)
Batman (1989) and its sequels
Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989) and sequel (1991)
Field of Dreams (1989)
Millennium (1989)
Almost an Angel (1990)
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Ghost (1990)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie (1990)
The Fisher King (1991)
The Rocketeer (1991)
Aladdin (1992)
Batman Returns (1992)
Groundhog Day (1993)
Angels in the Outfield (1994)
Forrest Gump (1994)
The Mask (1994)
Timecop (1994)
Babe (1995)
Batman Forever (1995)
The Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers (1995)
The Prophecy (1995)
Tank Girl (1995)
Dragonheart (1996)
Michael (1996)
The Preacher's Wife (1996)
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) and its sequels
Batman & Robin (1997)
A Life Less Ordinary (1997)
City of Angels (1998)
Ever After (1998)
Pleasantville (1998)
The Truman Show (1998)
What Dreams May Come (1998)
Wide Awake (1998)
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Dogma (1999)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Frequency (2000)
Happy Accidents (2000)
Down to Earth (2001)
Donnie Darko (2001)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) (aka Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Shrek (2001) (and all of its sequels)
Spirited Away (2001, Jp.)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Spider-Man (2002)
The Time Machine (2002)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
King Arthur (2004)
Primer (2004)
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Batman Begins (2005)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe (2005)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Idiocracy (2006)
Pan's Labyrinth (2006, Mex.)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Enchanted (2007)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
The Dark Knight (2008)
Iron Man (2008)
Coraline (2009)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Clash of the Titans (2010)
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Prince of Persia: Sands of Time (2010)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 (2010)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (2011)



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