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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Labyrinth Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie, Frank Oz

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Beetlejuice Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

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Ghostbusters Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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Willow Val Kilmer, Kevin Pollak, Warwick 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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Who Framed Roger Rabbit Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd, Bob Hoskins

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The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 80s Fantasy Movies
The Little Mermaid Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

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Legend Tom Cruise, Tim Curry, Mia Sara

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Ghostbusters II Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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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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The Beastmaster Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, Janet Jones

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

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

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Ladyhawke Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Broderick, Alfred Molina

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

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Time Bandits Sean Connery, John Cleese, Ian Holm

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Krull Liam Neeson, Robbie Coltrane, Bernard Bresslaw

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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