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The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019  

Jason Bancroft
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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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Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Craig Ferguson
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated action fantasy film directed by Dean DeBlois. As Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) fulfills his dream of creating a ...more
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Patrick Stewart, Louis Serkis, Tom Taylor
The Kid Who Would Be King is a 2019 British adventure drama film directed by Joe Cornish. After discovering the mythical sword Excalibur, Alex (Louis Serkis) and his friends must thwart a ...more
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Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Will Smith
Aladdin is a 2019 American musical romantic fantasy adventure film directed by Guy Ritchie, based on the Arab-style folktale. Smitten with the free-spirited Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott), an ...more
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Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Kristen Schaal
Toy Story 4 is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film directed by Josh Cooley. Woody (Tom Hanks) and the gang go on a search when Bo Peep (Annie Potts) goes missing.
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Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, Zach Galifianakis
Missing Link is a 2019 American stop-motion animated comedy adventure film directed by Chris Butler. Myths and monsters investigator, Sir Lionel Frost (Hugh Jackman), sets off on an adventure to ...more
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David Harbour, Ian McShane, Milla Jovovich
Hellboy is a 2019 American supernatural superhero film directed by Neil Marshall. Hellboy (David Harbour) squares off against a medieval sorceress (Milla Jovovich) who seeks to destroy
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Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is a 2019 American fantasy film directed by Joachim Rønning, and the sequel to the 2014 film. The complex relationship of Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) and ...more
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Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito
Dumbo is a 2019 American fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton, based on the story by Helen Aberson. Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell), a one-armed war veteran and former circus star, is ...more
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Emma Roberts, Danielle Macdonald, Awkwafina
Paradise Hills is a 2019 fantasy drama film directed by Alice Waddington. Uma (Emma Roberts) wakes up on a mysterious island called Paradise where she is taken in by a boarding school that ...more
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Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer
Shazam! is a 2019 superhero film directed by David F. Sandberg, based on the DC Comics character. A boy (Asher Angel) is given the ability to become an adult superhero (Zachary Levi) in times of ...more
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Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran
Doctor Sleep is a 2019 American horror film directed by Mike Flanagan, based on the 2013 novel by Stephen King. Years following the events of "The Shining", a now-adult Dan Torrence ...more
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Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, Valeriia Karaman
The Lighthouse is a 2019 black-and-white psychological horror film directed by Robert Eggers. The story of two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) on a remote and mysterious ...more
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White Snake Zhe Zhang, Tianxiang Yang, Xiaoxi Tang
White Snake is a 2019 Chinese American animated fantasy film directed by Amp Wong and Ji Zhao. Blanca is the white snake demon who loses her memory while disguised as a human and falls in love ...more
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Maeve Higgins, Barry Ward, Will Forte
Extra Ordinary is a 2019 Irish horror comedy film directed by Mike Ahern and Edna Loughman. Rose Dooley (Maeve Higgins) is a sweet and lonely driving instructor in rural Ireland who has ...more
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Kelly Clarkson, Janelle Monáe, Wanda Sykes
UglyDolls is a 2019 American computer-animated jukebox musical comedy film directed by Kelly Asbury, based on the plush toys. Moxy (Kelly Clarkson) and her UglyDoll friends travel to the other ...more
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patrickAyer30 added Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a 2019 crime thriller film directed by Quentin Tarantino. A TV actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his stunt double (Brad Pitt) embark on an odyssey to make a name for ...more
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Himesh Patel, Lily James, Kate McKinnon
Yesterday is a 2019 British musical comedy film directed by Danny Boyle. A struggling musician, Jack Malik (Himesh Patel), discovers that the whole world has forgotten who the Beatles are and ...more
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Joshua Burge, David Dastmalchian, Andre Hyland
Relaxer is a 2018 American drama film written and directed by Joel Potrykus. In 1999, Cam (David Dastmalchian) gives his younger brother Abbie (Joshua Burge) an ultimate challenge, he can't ...more
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Rebel Wilson, Adam DeVine, Liam Hemsworth
Isn't It Romantic is a 2019 American romantic comedy film directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson. Natalie (Rebel Wilson) wakes up one day to discover that she is self aware of her existence in a ...more