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The Best Fantasy Movies of 2009 

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Updated September 23, 2019 647 votes 44 voters 50 items

List of the best 2009 fantasy movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. These are all the fantasy movies that defined the year 2009, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

List movies include Avatar, Up and more. This isn't necessarily a list of all fantasy movies from 2009, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Avatar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2009
Dir. by James Cameron (2009), starring Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez
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Up is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2009
Dir. by Pete Docter (2009), starring Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman
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Dir. by Henry Selick (2009), starring Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane
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Dir. by Spike Jonze (2009), starring Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker, James Gandolfini
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Dir. by Ron Clements, John Musker (2009), starring Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman, Terrence Howard
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Dir. by David Yates (2009), starring Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter
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Dir. by Shawn Levy (2009), starring Amy Adams, Robin Williams, Ben Stiller
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Dir. by Peter Jackson (2009), starring Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Susan Sarandon
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Dir. by Betty Thomas (2009), starring Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris
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Dir. by Andy Fickman (2009), starring Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, AnnaSophia Robb
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Dir. by Robert Zemeckis (2009), starring Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright
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Dir. by Lev L. Spiro (2009), starring Selena Gomez, Maria Canals Barrera, Jennifer Stone
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Dir. by Luc Besson (2009), starring Selena Gomez, Snoop Dogg, Fergie
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Dir. by Terry Gilliam (2009), starring Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell
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Dir. by Robert Vince (2009), starring Amy Sedaris, Diedrich Bader, Nolan Gould
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Dir. by Joe Dante (2009), starring Bruce Dern, Teri Polo, Chord Overstreet
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Dir. by Phil Lord, Chris Miller (2009), starring Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris, Lauren Graham
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Dir. by Burr Steers (2009), starring Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg, Matthew Perry
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Dir. by Patrick Tatopoulos (2009), starring Kate Beckinsale, Rhona Mitra, Michael Sheen
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Dir. by Shane Acker (2009), starring Jennifer Connelly, Elijah Wood, Christopher Plummer
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Dir. by Oliver Parker (2009), starring Colin Firth, Rebecca Hall, Rachel Hurd-Wood
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Dir. by John Schultz (2009), starring Ashley Tisdale, J.K. Simmons, Kevin Nealon
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Dir. by Chris Weitz (2009), starring Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick
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Dir. by Robert Schwentke (2009), starring Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston
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Dir. by Andrzej Bartkowiak (2009), starring Kristin Kreuk, Moon Bloodgood, Michael Clarke Duncan