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Best Fantasy Movies of All Time


“There is no such thing as magic, a supernatural, miracle, only something beyond the logic of the observer.” ― Toba Beta. To think beyond reality and dive so deeply into the thought of creating something different, something beyond the common man’s imagination is what makes a good fantasy movie. Best Fantasy movies are a big hit amidst the audiences because of its mysterious, out-of-this-world concepts, which shines a different light on humans and their ever-changing nature of being.  Fantasy takes people away from their monotonous everyday lives and allows them a venture through which they enjoy adventure and spectacle, imagining a better, different world than theirs. Fantasy movies help draw the line between reality, experience, and knowledge, giving people more to think about, expanding their mental horizons. As humans, we crave a sense of wonder and curiosity, leading us to think deeply about fantasy and reality.

Here is a list of top fantasy movies ever to be made:

#1 – The Lord of the Rings (2001)

A milestone film in the fantasy genre that changed the way people looked at fantasy in movies—a mystical story of hobbits, wizards, and elves uniting against the dark forces.

It is available on Netflix, YouTube, and GooglePlay Movies.

#2 – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010)

Sorcerer Balthazar finds his student, Dave, worthy of the mighty Dragon Ring and, in turn, trains him as an apprentice to save the city of his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath.

It is available on Hotstar, YouTube, and GooglePlay Movies.

#3 – Maleficient (2014)

This is one of the best fantasy movies starring Angelina Jolie as the protagonist. Maleficent is a kind-hearted fairy, misled by Stefan, the love of her life. Eventually, to exact vengeance, she places a curse on his daughter, Aurora.

It is available on Hotstar, YouTube, and GooglePlay Movies.

#4 – Life of Pi (2012)

The story of an Indian origin teenager who finds a way to survive on a lifeboat along with a set of animals after his ship sinks in the middle of nowhere. The film is captivating and earns its place as a fantasy film.

It is available for rent on YouTube, Prime Video, and GooglePlay Movies.

#5 – Harry Potter Series (2001 – 2011)

There is no need to elaborate on how brilliant this movie series is; it is undoubtedly the best fantasy movie of all time. The series revolves around three students at the magic school of Hogwarts, Harry, Hermione, and Ron and their adventures.

It is available for rent on YouTube, Amazon Prime, Prime Video and GooglePlay Movies.

#6 – The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

Lucy and her siblings find a wardrobe that lands them in the magical world of Narnia. Here they learn to join forces with Aslan to fight off the evil queen.

It is available on Hotstar, YouTube, and GooglePlay Movies.

#7 – The Princess Bride (1987)

A fairy tale adventure of a beautiful young woman reuniting with her one true love. It is one of the greatest fantasy romance movies ever to be made.

It is available on Hotstar, Prime Video, YouTube, and GooglePlay Movies.

#8 – Jumanji (1995)

While playing a fantasy board game, the characters of the game start coming true and unleashes the beings of the wild into the real world.

It is available for rent on YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, and GooglePlay Movies.

#9 – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

Based on Roald Dahl’s novel of the same name, Charlie, a young boy from a low-income family and four other children, wins a tour of an extraordinary chocolate factory owned by Willy Wonka, an adventurous chocolatier.

It is available for rent on YouTube, Amazon Prime, Prime Video, and GooglePlay Movies.

#10 – Time Bandits (1981)

One of the top fantasy movies of all time, ‘Time Bandits’, is a tale six dwarves and their adventures.

It is available on Hulu, Prime Video.

#11 – The Jungle Book (2016)

A fresh look on Mowgli’s story, an abandoned human boy, raised by a pack of wolves in the jungles.

 It is available on Hotstar, YouTube, and GooglePlay Movies.

 #12 – The Wizard of Oz (1939)

As an after-effect of a gruesome tornado, Dorothy and her dog find themselves in Oz’s magical land.

It is available for rent on YouTube, Amazon Prime, and GooglePlay Movies.

#13 – Beauty and the Beast (2017)

A long lost tale of love, ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is a fantasy romance movie breaking all barriers of forbidden love.

It is available on Hotstar,Prime Video.

 #14 – Pan’s Labrynth (2006)

A young girl is rightly informed about her true self as a Princess and has to complete three tasks to prove so.

It is available on Netflix and Prime Video.

#15 – Spririted Away (2001)

It is a detailed piece of work by the Japanese director, Hayao Miyazaki, in which Chihiro, a 10-year old, along with her parents stumble upon a strange mysterious park meant for supernatural beings.

It is available on Netflix.

It is available for rent on YouTube and GooglePlay Movies.


These are some of the best fantasy movies out of a long list of movies. I hope you enjoy watching them!


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