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The Best '90s Fantasy Movies

Updated September 24, 2019 8.2k votes 696 voters 28.9k views33 items

List RulesVote up your favorite fantasy films that were released in the 1990s.

The best '90s fantasy movies will definitely take you on a trip down nostalgia lane, and remind you of your own childhood adventures and inspirations. So many great films pepper this list of the best fantasy films of the 1990s, like Tim Burton's dark classic, Edward Scissorhands, or Disney/Pixar's Toy Story

What are the best '90s fantasy films? One of the top grossing film series of Spielberg's career is Jurassic Park. Based on the books by Michael Crichton, Jurassic Park tells the cautionary tale of what happens when scientists are able to bring the dinosaurs back to life and put them in an amusement park. 

Another great '90s fantasy flick is Hook, starring the late Robin Wiliams. It tells the story of what happens after Peter Pan grows up and becomes a boring adult. With the help of his children, he heads back to his old stomping ground in Neverland, and re-discovers his imagination. 

Vote up your favorite fantasy film from the 1990s, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section! 
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    Aladdin
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    Aladdin

    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried

    Released1992

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

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    Hook
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    Hook

    Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman

    Released1991

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    The Lion King
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    The Lion King

    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons

    Released1994

    Directed byRob Minkoff, Roger Allers

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    Beauty and the Beast
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    Beauty and the Beast

    Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker

    Released1991

    Directed byGary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

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    Toy Story
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    Toy Story

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn Lasseter

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    Edward Scissorhands
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    Edward Scissorhands

    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder

    Released1990

    Directed byTim Burton

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  • 7
    The Nightmare Before Christmas
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    The Nightmare Before Christmas

    Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara

    Released1993

    Directed byHenry Selick

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  • 8
    Hocus Pocus
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    Hocus Pocus

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler

    Released1993

    Directed byKenny Ortega

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  • 9
    The Green Mile
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    The Green Mile

    Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise

    Released1999

    Directed byFrank Darabont

    The Green Mile is a 1999 American fantasy drama film directed by Frank Darabont and adapted... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Toy Story 2
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    Toy Story 2

    Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer

    Released1999

    Directed byJohn Lasseter, Lee Unkrich, Ash Brannon

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  • 11
    Batman Returns
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    Batman Returns

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken

    Released1992

    Directed byTim Burton

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    The Lost World: Jurassic Park
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    The Lost World: Jurassic Park

    Julianne Moore, Steven Spielberg

    Released1997

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    FernGully: The Last Rainforest
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    FernGully: The Last Rainforest

    Robin Williams, Tim Curry

    Released1992

    Directed byBill Kroyer

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  • 14
    Groundhog Day
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    Groundhog Day

    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell

    Released1993

    Directed byHarold Ramis

    Groundhog Day is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Harold Ramis. A derisive... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Blade
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    Blade

    Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes

    Released1998

    Directed byStephen Norrington

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  • 16
    The Crow
    173
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    The Crow

    Bai Ling, Brandon Lee

    Released1994

    Directed byAlex Proyas

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  • 17
    The Iron Giant
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    The Iron Giant

    Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel

    Released1999

    Directed byBrad Bird

    The Iron Giant is a 1999 American animated science fiction comedy-drama film using both... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Dragonheart
    90
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    Dragonheart

    Dennis Quaid, Julie Christie

    Released1996

    Directed byRob Cohen

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  • 19
    Dogma
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    Dogma

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

    Released1999

    Directed byKevin Smith

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  • 20
    The Witches
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    The Witches

    Rowan Atkinson, Anjelica Huston

    Released1990

    Directed byNicolas Roeg

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  • 21
    Mortal Kombat
    86
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    Mortal Kombat

    Bridgette Wilson, Frank Welker

    Released1995

    Directed byPaul W. S. Anderson

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  • 22
    Army of Darkness
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    Army of Darkness

    Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell

    Released1992

    Directed bySam Raimi

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  • 23
    Princess Mononoke
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    Princess Mononoke

    Claire Danes, Gillian Anderson

    Released1997

    Directed byHayao Miyazaki

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  • 24
    The 13th Warrior
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    The 13th Warrior

    Omar Sharif, Antonio Banderas

    Released1999

    Directed byJohn McTiernan, Michael Crichton

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    Being John Malkovich
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    Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt

    Released1999

    Directed bySpike Jonze

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