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The Best Fantasy Movies Of 2021

Need to get away? The best fantasy movies of 2021 are here to help you escape. Taking place in fictional worlds where people can talk to animals or control the weather, this year's best fantasy films are here for you to rank. The 2021 fantasy movies that will resonate with you most likely depend on what other genres you like. Earwig & The Witch boasts family friendly fare while Psycho Goreman is sure to be a bit more frightening for audiences. But which fantasy movies from 2021 is the best? You get to help decide with your votes.

Vote up the fantasy films from 2021 that you liked the most and vote down any that failed to capture your imagination. Also be sure to check back for new and upcoming fantasy films as they are released and added to the list.

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  • 1
    Cassie Steele, Awkwafina
    26
    11

    Directed byPaul Briggs, Dead Wellins

    Raya and The Last Dragon is a 2020 American animated film directed by Paul Briggs and Dean Wellins. Raya (Cassie Steele) is a fearless and passionate warrior who searches for the last dragon in the  ...more
  • 2
    Theo James, Lara Pulver
    13
    0

    Directed byKwang Il Han

    The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf is a 2021 South Korean-American adult animated dark fantasy film directed by Kwang Il Han, based on the novel by Andrzej Sapkowski, and a spin-off of the 2019  ...more
  • 3
    Shinobu Terajima, Etsushi Toyokawa
    24
    19

    Directed byGoro Miyazaki

    Earwig and the Witch (aka Āya to Majo) is a 2020 Japanese animated fantasy film produced by Studio Ghibli and directed by Gorō Miyazaki, based on the book by Diana Wynne Jones. An orphan girl is  ...more
  • 4

    Directed byDestin Daniel Cretton

    Martial-arts master Shang-Chi confronts the past he thought he left behind when he's drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.  ...more
  • 5
    John Ratzenberger, Drake Bell
    11
    4

    Directed byEnrico Casarosa

    Luca is a 2021 American animated fantasy adventure comedy film directed by Enrico Casarosa. On the Italian Riviera, an unlikely but strong friendship grows between a human being and a sea monster  ...more
  • 6
    Nita-Josee Hanna, Owen Myre
    10
    3

    Directed bySteven Kostanski

    Psycho Goreman (aka PG: Psycho Goreman) is a 2021 Canadian sci-fi fantasy horror-comedy film directed by Steven Kostanski. After unearthing a gem that controls an evil monster looking to destroy the  ...more
  • 7
    John Cho, Constance Wu
    10
    3

    Directed byChris Appelhans

    Wish Dragon is a 2021 American-Chinese animated fantasy comedy film directed by Chris Appelhans. Determined teen Din is longing to reconnect with his childhood best friend when he meets a  ...more
  • 8
    Jessica McNamee, Mehcad Brooks
    14
    9

    Directed bySimon McQuoid

    Mortal Kombat is a 2021 American martial-arts fantasy action film directed by Simon McQuoid, based on the video game franchise of the same name created by Ed Boon and John Tobias.  ...more
  • 9
    Kathryn Newton, Kyle Allen
    13
    9

    Directed byIan Samuels

    The Map of Tiny Perfect Things is a 2021 American sci-fi romantic dramedy film directed by Ian Samuels, based on a short story by Lev Grossman. Two teens who live the same day repeatedly, enabling  ...more
  • 10
    Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander
    9
    3

    Directed byDavid Lowery

    The Green Knight is a 2021 American medieval fantasy film directed by David Lowery, based on the chivalric romance Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur's (Sean Harris)  ...more
  • 11
    Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson
    7
    1

    Directed byDenis Villeneuve

    Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his  ...more
  • 12
    Victoria Justice, Adam Garcia
    7
    1

    Directed byStephen Herek

    Afterlife of the Party is a 2021 American drama film directed by Stephen Herek. A social butterfly who dies during her birthday week is given a second chance to right her wrongs on Earth.  ...more
  • 13
    Lake Bell, Michael Cera
    6
    0

    Directed byDash Shaw

    Cryptozoo is an 2021 American adult animated fantasy drama film directed by Dash Shaw. A woman arrives on a mysterious island full of crypto creatures and people.  ...more
  • 14
    Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill
    16
    14

    Directed byZack Snyder

    Zack Snyder's Justice League (HBO Max, 2021) is an American superhero movie based on the comic book of the same name created by Gardner Fox. The film will feature Zack Snyder's director's cut of the  ...more
  • 15
    Erica Schroeder, Mary O'Brady
    6
    1

    Directed byAleksey Tsitsilin

    Secret Magic Control Agency is a 2021 Russian computer-animated spy fantasy adventure family film directed by Alexey Tsitsilin, based on the story Hansel and Gretel by Brothers Grimm. The Secret  ...more
  • 16
    Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg
    6
    1

    Directed byDerek Drymon, Jennifer Kluska

    Hotel Transylvania 4 is an 2021 American computer-animated adventure comedy film directed by Derek Drymon and Jennifer Kluska. The further adventures of Dracula and the pack.  ...more
  • 17
    Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown
    9
    6

    Directed byAdam Wingard

    Kong and his protectors undertake a perilous journey to find his true home. Along for the ride is Jia, an orphaned girl who has a unique and powerful bond with the mighty beast. However, they soon  ...more
  • 18
    Willem Dafoe, Dounia Sichov
    4
    0

    Directed byAbel Ferrara

    Siberia is a 2020 American fantasy drama film directed by Abel Ferrara. A barman in Siberia heads to a nearby cave where he explores his dreams and memories.  ...more
  • 19
    Noomi Rapace, Hilmir Snaer Gudnason
    4
    0

    Directed byValdimar Jóhannsson

    Lamb is a 2021 Iceland supernatural horror film directed by Valdimar Jóhannsson. A couple in Iceland find themselves parenting a strange creature that will affect their relationship.  ...more
  • 20
    Takuro Atsuki, Takahito Hosoyamada
    4
    0

    Directed byNobuhiko Obayashi

    Labyrinth of Cinema is a 2021 Japanese anti-war fantasy drama film directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi. Three men enter an old theater in present-day Onomichi, where they find themselves transported back  ...more
  • 21
    Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt
    7
    4

    Directed byJaume Collet-Serra

    Jungle Cruise is a 2021 American adventure film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, based on the Disney Parks attraction. Boat captain Frank (Dwayne Johnson) takes a scientist (Emily Blunt) and her  ...more
  • 22

    Gaia

    Monique Rockman, Carel Nel
    6
    3

    Directed byJaco Bouwer

    Gaia is a 2021 South African fantasy horror-thriller film directed Jaco Bouwer. An injured forest ranger on a routine mission is saved by two off-the-grid survivalists. What is initially a welcome  ...more
  • 23
    Lin-Manuel, Miranda Ynairaly Simo
    6
    3

    Directed byKirk DeMicco, Brandon Jeffords

    Vivo is a 2021 American animated musical movie directed by Kirk DeMicco and Brandon Jeffords. The story of a capuchin monkey who travels from Cuba to Miami to become a star of the stage.  ...more
  • 24
    Jordan Monaghan, Josh Clark
    9
    7

    Directed byNicholas Ashe Bateman

    The Wanting Mare is a 2021 American fantasy drama film directed by Nicholas Ashe Bateman. In Whithren, a line of women pass a recurring dream through multiple generations.  ...more
  • 25
    Stephen Graham, Tom Hardy
    4
    1

    Directed byAndy Serkis

    Venom: Let There Be Carnage is a 2021 American superhero film directed by Andy Serkis, based on the Marvel Comics character Venom. After finding a host body in investigative reporter Eddie Brock, the  ...more