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The Best Fantasy Movies Of 2018

Updated June 14, 2019 910 votes 267 voters 26.8k views15 items

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.

Want more fantasy movies? Take a look at the list of the best 2019 fantasy movies

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  • 1
    Mary And The Witch's Flower
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    34

    Mary And The Witch's Flower

    Ruby Barnhill, Kate Winslet

    Released2017

    Directed byHiromasa Yonebayashi

    Mary and the Witch's Flower is a 2017 Japanese anime fantasy film directed by Hiromasa... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 2
    The House with a Clock in Its Walls
    77
    27

    The House with a Clock in Its Walls

    Jack Black, Cate Blanchett

    Released2018

    Directed byEli Roth

    The House with a Clock in Its Walls is a 2018 American fantasy horror film directed by Eli... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 3
    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
    68
    33

    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

    Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid Yates

    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is a 2018 fantasy drama film directed by David... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 4
    Avengers: Infinity War
    42
    15

    Avengers: Infinity War

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2018

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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  • 5
    Gnome Alone
    35
    17

    Gnome Alone

    Becky G, Josh Peck

    Released2018

    Directed byPeter Lepeniotis

    Gnome Alone is a 2018 Canadian-American computer-animated comedy film directed by Peter... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 6
    The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
    27
    22

    The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

    Mackenzie Foy, Keira Knightley

    Released2018

    Directed byLasse Hallström

    The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is a 2018 American fantasy film directed by Lasse... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 7
    Every Day
    33
    32

    Every Day

    Angourie Rice, Maria Bello

    Released2018

    Directed byMichael Sucsy

    Every Day is a 2018 American romantic-drama directed by Michael Sucsy, based on the novel by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 8
    Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle
    16
    11

    Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

    Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett

    Released2018

    Directed byAndy Serkis

    Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle is a 2018 adventure fantasy film directed by Andy Serkis, based... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 9
    Mary Poppins Returns
    15
    10

    Mary Poppins Returns

    Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Directed byRob Marshall

    Mary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall. In... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 10
    A Wrinkle In Time
    59
    71

    A Wrinkle In Time

    Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon

    Directed byAva DuVernay

    A Wrinkle in Time is a 2018 American science fantasy adventure film directed by Ava DuVernay.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 11
    Kin
    19
    21

    Kin

    James Franco, Myles Truitt

    Released2018

    Directed byJonathan Baker, Josh Baker

    Kin is a 2018 science fiction film directed by Jonathan and Josh Baker. An ex-convict and his...Amazon buy button
  • 12
    Border
    10
    13

    Border

    Eva Melander, Jorgen Thorsson

    Released2018

    Directed byAli Abbasi

    Border is a 2018 Swedish fantasy film directed by Ali Abbasi. A customs officer who can smell... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 13
    The Cleanse
    13
    17

    The Cleanse

    Johnny Galecki, Anna Friel

    Released2018

    Directed byBobby Miller

    The Cleanse is a 2018 American fantasy film directed by Bobby Miller. An unemployed,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 14
    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
    13
    19

    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard

    Released2018

    Directed byJ. A. Bayona

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  • 15
    Christopher Robin
    16
    32

    Christopher Robin

    Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell

    Released2018

    Directed byMarc Forster

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