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The Best Dark Fantasy Movies That Show You The Sinister Side Of Magic

Updated February 18, 2021 7.5k votes 550 voters 16.1k views59 items

List RulesVote up your favorite fantasy movies that are dark and ominous.

The best dark fantasy movies combine magical elements that both transport audiences to a magical world while instilling a sense of danger and fear. They can be both live-action and animated dark fantasy movies. The director Guillermo del Toro has made a career out of great dark fantasy films such as Pan's Labyrinth, The Shape of Water, and the Hellboy franchise. Other classic dark fantasy films include sword and sorcery movies such as Conan the Barbarian and Dragonslayer. But which of these dark fantasy films deserves to make it to the top of the list? You get to help with your votes.

Vote up your favorite dark fantasy films and vote down any you never want to see again. Be sure to check back to see which of these dark fantasy films is deemed the best! If you don't see a dark fantasy film on the list that you think deserves a shot at the number 1 spot, feel free to add it.