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The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019

Updated May 15, 2020 1.3k votes 259 voters 12.0k views20 items

UPDATE: Check out these top 2020 fantasy films!

If you're in need of a hefty dose of escapism, these fantasy movies of 2019 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 2019 fantasy movies ranks everything the genre had to offer this year! 

Some of the best fantasy movies of 2019 continue the stories started by beloved franchises. Great books, like the How to Train Your Dragon, also inspired fantasy films in 2019. 

Which 2019 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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  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World1
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    How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

    Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett

    Released2019

    Directed byDean DeBlois

    How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated action... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Toy Story 42
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    Toy Story 4

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Released2019

    Directed byJosh Cooley

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  • Aladdin3
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    Aladdin

    Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott

    Released2019

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

    Aladdin is a 2019 American musical romantic fantasy adventure film directed by Guy Ritchie,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • The Kid Who Would Be King4
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    The Kid Who Would Be King

    Patrick Stewart, Louis Serkis

    Released2019

    Directed byJoe Cornish

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  • Shazam!5
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    Shazam!

    Zachary Levi, Mark Strong

    Released2019

    Directed byDavid F. Sandberg

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  • Missing Link6
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    Missing Link

    Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana

    Released2019

    Directed byChris Butler

    Missing Link is a 2019 American stop-motion animated comedy adventure film directed by Chris... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Dumbo7
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    Dumbo

    Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton

    Released2019

    Directed byTim Burton

    Dumbo is a 2019 American fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton, based on the story by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Doctor Sleep8
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    Doctor Sleep

    Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson

    Released2019

    Directed byMike Flanagan

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  • The Lighthouse9
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    The Lighthouse

    Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson

    Released2019

    Directed byRobert Eggers

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  • Hellboy10
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    Hellboy

    David Harbour, Ian McShane

    Released2019

    Directed byNeil Marshall

    Hellboy is a 2019 American supernatural superhero film directed by Neil Marshall. Hellboy... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Above The Shadows11
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    Above The Shadows

    Jim Gaffigan, Megan Fox

    Released2019

    Directed byClaudia Myers

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  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil12
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    Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

    Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning

    Released2019

    Directed byJoachim Rønning

    Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is a 2019 American fantasy film directed by Joachim Rønning, and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • White Snake13
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    White Snake

    Zhe Zhang, Tianxiang Yang

    Released2019

    Directed byAmp Wong, Ji Zhao

    White Snake is a 2019 Chinese American animated fantasy film directed by Amp Wong and Ji Zhao.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Paradise Hills14
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    Paradise Hills

    Emma Roberts, Danielle Macdonald

    Released2019

    Directed byAlice Waddington

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  • UglyDolls15
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    UglyDolls

    Kelly Clarkson, Janelle Monáe

    Released2019

    Directed byKelly Asbury

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  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood16
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    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt

    Released2019

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

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  • Isn't It Romantic17
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    Isn't It Romantic

    Rebel Wilson, Adam DeVine

    Released2019

    Directed byTodd Strauss-Schulson

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  • Relaxer18
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    Relaxer

    Joshua Burge, David Dastmalchian

    Released2019

    Directed byJoel Potrykus

    Relaxer is a 2018 American drama film written and directed by Joel Potrykus. In 1999, Cam... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Yesterday19
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    Yesterday

    Himesh Patel, Lily James

    Released2019

    Directed byDanny Boyle

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  • Extra Ordinary20
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    Extra Ordinary

    Maeve Higgins, Barry Ward

    Released2019

    Directed byMike Ahern, Enda Loughman

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