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The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019

Updated May 15, 2020 1.3k votes 254 voters 11.5k 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  is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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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

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    Toy Story 4 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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    Toy Story 4

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Released2019

    Directed byJosh Cooley

    Toy Story 4 is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film directed by Josh Cooley.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Kid Who Would Be King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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    The Kid Who Would Be King

    Patrick Stewart, Louis Serkis

    Released2019

    Directed byJoe Cornish

    The Kid Who Would Be King is a 2019 British adventure drama film directed by Joe Cornish.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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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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    Missing Link is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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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
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    Shazam! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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    Shazam!

    Zachary Levi, Mark Strong

    Released2019

    Directed byDavid F. Sandberg

    Shazam! is a 2019 superhero film directed by David F. Sandberg, based on the DC Comics...amazon buy button

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    Doctor Sleep is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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    Doctor Sleep

    Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson

    Released2019

    Directed byMike Flanagan

    Doctor Sleep is a 2019 American horror film directed by Mike Flanagan, based on the 2013 novel... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Dumbo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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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
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    The Lighthouse is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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    The Lighthouse

    Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson

    Released2019

    Directed byRobert Eggers

    The Lighthouse is a 2019 black-and-white psychological horror film directed by Robert Eggers.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Hellboy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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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 Shadows is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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    Above The Shadows

    Jim Gaffigan, Megan Fox

    Released2019

    Directed byClaudia Myers

    Above the Shadows is a 2019 American supernatural romance film written and directed by Claudia... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    White Snake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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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
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    Paradise Hills is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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    Paradise Hills

    Emma Roberts, Danielle Macdonald

    Released2019

    Directed byAlice Waddington

    Paradise Hills is a 2019 fantasy drama film directed by Alice Waddington. Uma (Emma Roberts)... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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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
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    UglyDolls is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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    UglyDolls

    Kelly Clarkson, Janelle Monáe

    Released2019

    Directed byKelly Asbury

    UglyDolls is a 2019 American computer-animated jukebox musical comedy film directed by Kelly... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Extra Ordinary is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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    Extra Ordinary

    Maeve Higgins, Barry Ward

    Released2019

    Directed byMike Ahern, Enda Loughman

    Extra Ordinary is a 2019 Irish horror comedy film directed by Mike Ahern and Edna Loughman.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt

    Released2019

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a 2019 crime thriller film directed by Quentin Tarantino. A...amazon buy button

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    Isn't It Romantic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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    Isn't It Romantic

    Rebel Wilson, Adam DeVine

    Released2019

    Directed byTodd Strauss-Schulson

    Isn't It Romantic is a 2019 American romantic comedy film directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Relaxer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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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
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    Yesterday is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies of 2019
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    Yesterday

    Himesh Patel, Lily James

    Released2019

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    Yesterday is a 2019 British musical comedy film directed by Danny Boyle. A struggling... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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