The Best of 2018 The Best Fantasy Movies Of 2018  

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If you're in need of a hefty dose of escapism, these fantasy movies of 2018 should suffice. Quality fantasy creates an entirely fictional universe that nevertheless plays on timeless human emotions to make stories emotionally resonate for viewers. This list of 2018 fantasy movies ranks everything the genre had to offer this year! 

Some of the best fantasy movies of 2018 continue the stories started by beloved franchises. Great books, like A Wrinkle in Time, also inspired fantasy films in 2018. 

Which 2018 fantasy film is the best? Vote your favorites to the top below, and feel free to add any great films you see missing. 

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Ruby Barnhill, Kate Winslet, Jim Broadbent Mary and the Witch's Flower is a 2017 Japanese anime fantasy film directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, based on The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart. A young girl encounters a strange flower that ...more

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Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Kyle McLachlan The House with a Clock in Its Walls is a 2018 American fantasy horror film directed by Eli Roth, based on the novel by John Bellairs. A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt (Owen Vaccaro) aids his ...more

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Mackenzie Foy, Keira Knightley, Eugenio Derbez The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is a 2018 American fantasy film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on works by E.T.A. Hoffmann and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. After being led by her ...more

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Becky G, Josh Peck, Olivia Holt Gnome Alone is a 2018 Canadian-American computer-animated comedy film directed by Peter Lepeniotis. When Chloe (Becky G) discovers that her new home’s garden gnomes are not what they seem, she ...more

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Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Mark Gatiss Christopher Robin is a 2018 American comedy-drama adventure film directed by Marc Forster, inspired by A. A. Milne's book. All grown up with no sense of imagination, Christopher Robin (Ewan ...more

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Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is a 2018 fantasy drama film directed by David Yates. After Gellert Grindelward (Johnny Depp) escapes imprisonment, his closest friend, Albus ...more

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James Franco, Myles Truitt, Jack Reynor Kin is a 2018 science fiction film directed by Jonathan and Josh Baker. An ex-convict and his brother are forced on the run by a vengeful criminal.

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Eva Melander, Jorgen Thorsson, Ann Petrén Border is a 2018 Swedish fantasy film directed by Ali Abbasi A customs officer who can smell fear develops an unusual attraction to a strange traveler while aiding a police investigation which ...more

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Angourie Rice, Maria Bello, Debby Ryan Every Day is a 2018 American romantic-drama directed by Michael Sucsy, based on the novel by David Levithan. 16-year-old Rhiannon (Angourie Rice) falls in love with a spirit named A, a traveling ...more

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The Cleanse Johnny Galecki, Anna Friel, Oliver Platt The Cleanse is a 2018 American fantasy film directed by Bobby Miller. An unemployed, heartbroken man (Johnny Galecki) goes on a spiritual retreat to cleanse himself only to discover it's more ...more

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Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle is a 2018 adventure fantasy film directed by Andy Serkis, based on the book by Rudyard Kipling. A human child (Rohan Chand) raised by wolves, must face off against a ...more

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Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling A Wrinkle in Time is a 2018 American science fantasy adventure film directed by Ava DuVernay. After learning that her astrophysicist father is being held captive on a distant planet, Meg Murry ...more