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The Best Fantasy Movies of 2009 

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Updated September 23, 2019 662 votes 45 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 Ron Clements and John Musker (2009), starring Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman & Terrence Howard

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