films The Best 80s Fantasy Movies  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite fantasy films that were released in the 1980s.

"My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die." That's only one of the many memorable quotes that will be stuck in your head as you vote on this list of the best 80s fantasy movies. With so many classics, this list of 1980s fantasy movies will make it hard to choose, but we want to know what your favorites are.

The Princess Bride gave a new definition of an epic sick day from in this great 80s fantasy movie classic; with so many unforgettable characters, this movie is still quoted today. And you can't talk about iconic fantasy films from the 1980s without mentioning Ghostbusters. Starring legends such as Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd, this 80s fantasy movie is sure to be on top of the list.

Which iconic 1980s fantasy movie will be on top of your list? Upvote your favorites below, and downvote any films that you didn't like for some reason.
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Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen

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The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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The NeverEnding Story Gerald McRaney, Limahl, Moses Gunn - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Labyrinth Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie, Frank Oz

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Ghostbusters Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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Beetlejuice Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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The Dark Crystal Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Lisa Maxwell

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Willow Val Kilmer, Kevin Pollak, Warwick Davis

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The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 80s Fantasy Movies
The Little Mermaid Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd, Bob Hoskins

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Ghostbusters II Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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Legend Tom Cruise, Tim Curry, Mia Sara

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Highlander is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 80s Fantasy Movies
Highlander Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Michael Hayes

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Big Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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Field of Dreams Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

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Big Trouble in Little China Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, John Carpenter - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Excalibur Liam Neeson, Helen Mirren, Patrick Stewart

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My Neighbor Totoro Noriko Hidaka, Ikue Ōtani, Sumi Shimamoto

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Ladyhawke Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Broderick, Alfred Molina

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The Beastmaster Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, Janet Jones

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Castle in the Sky Megumi Hayashibara, Mayumi Tanaka, Ichirō Nagai

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Conan the Barbarian Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow

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Kiki's Delivery Service Kikuko Inoue, Kappei Yamaguchi, Akio Ōtsuka

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Masters of the Universe Courteney Cox, Dolph Lundren, Frank Langella

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Krull Liam Neeson, Robbie Coltrane, Bernard Bresslaw

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Time Bandits Sean Connery, John Cleese, Ian Holm

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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Uma Thurman, Robin Williams, Sting

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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Jōji Yanami, Yoshiko Sakakibara, Ichirō Nagai

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Wings of Desire Peter Falk, Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin

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The Monster Squad Tom Noonan, Stephen Macht, Jon Gries

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The Flight of Dragons James Earl Jones, John Ritter, Harry Morgan

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The Purple Rose of Cairo Viggo Mortensen, Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels