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The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix 

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Updated December 6, 2019 3.8k votes 1.1k voters 89.1k views 30 items

Fantasy, fantasy, what are fantasy movies? Well, we all know what they’re surely not. They’re not movies about winning the lottery. They’re not movies about getting an A in that class you've never attended. And they’re definitely not movies about the Kardashians retiring from public life. So what are the fantasy movies streaming on Netflix? They’re magical romances, reinvented fairy tales, and comic book favorites. Mostly they’re just darn good movies. 

Some of the best fantasy movies on Netflix right now include classics like Ghostbusters and Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. Then you have everything from Van Helsing and Hellboy II: The Golden Army to kid-friendly fantasy flicks like The Iron Giant and Shrek. In short, Netflix has a long list of fantasy movies for everyone. 

Check out the list of fantasy movies on Netflix below and be sure to vote up your favorites. 

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Bright is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace

Released: 2017

Directed by: David Ayer

Bright is a 2017 American urban fantasy action crime film directed by David Ayer. In an alternate present where humans and fantasy creatures have co-existed since the beginning of time, human ...more
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The Spiderwick Chronicle... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Nick Nolte, Seth Rogen, Mary-Louise Parker

Released: 2008

Directed by: Mark Waters

The Spiderwick Chronicles is a 2008 American fantasy adventure film. It is the film adaptation of Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi's bestselling series of the same name. Set in the Spiderwick ...more

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Hellboy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
John Hurt, Selma Blair, Ron Perlman

Released: 2004

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Hellboy is a 2004 American supernatural superhero film, starring Ron Perlman and directed by Guillermo del Toro. The film is loosely based on the Dark Horse Comics graphic novel Hellboy: Seed of ...more

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Dragonheart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Dennis Quaid, Julie Christie, Jason Isaacs

Released: 1996

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Dragonheart is a 1996 American fantasy adventure film directed by Rob Cohen. It stars Dennis Quaid, David Thewlis, Pete Postlethwaite, Dina Meyer, and the voice of Sean Connery. It was nominated ...more

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John Carter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, Mark Strong

Released: 2012

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

John Carter is a 2012 American science fiction fantasy film directed by Andrew Stanton and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is based on A Princess of Mars, the first book in the Barsoom ...more

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Cirque du Freak: The Vam... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Salma Hayek, Willem Dafoe, Josh Hutchersonm

Released: 2009

Directed by: Paul Weitz

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant is a 2009 American film adaptation of the Vampire Blood trilogy of the book series The Saga of Darren Shan by author Darren Shan.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver

Directed by: Rian Johnson

This film is a 2017 American epic space opera film written and directed by Rian Johnson. Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey (Daisy Ridley) joins Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) ...more

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Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Heather Graham, Gary Oldman, Lacey Chabert

Released: 1998

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Lost in Space is a 1998 American science fiction adventure film directed by Stephen Hopkins and starring Matt LeBlanc, Gary Oldman and William Hurt. The film was shot in London and Shepperton, ...more

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Solomon Kane is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Max von Sydow, Rachel Hurd-Wood, James Purefoy

Released: 2009

Directed by: Michael J. Bassett

Solomon Kane is a 2009 dark fantasy adventure film written and directed by Michael J. Bassett based on the pulp magazine character Solomon Kane created in 1928 by Robert E. Howard. James Purefoy ...more

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Inkheart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Jennifer Connelly, Helen Mirren, Brendan Fraser

Released: 2008

Directed by: Iain Softley

Inkheart is a 2008 adventure fantasy film directed by Iain Softley and starring Brendan Fraser, Eliza Bennett, Paul Bettany, Helen Mirren, Andy Serkis, Jim Broadbent, and Sienna Guillory. It is ...more

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Legion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Adrianne Palicki, Dennis Quaid, Kate Walsh

Released: 2010

Directed by: Scott Stewart

Legion is a 2010 American apocalyptic supernatural action film directed by Scott Stewart. After a group of strangers is attacked by unknown demonic forces, an archangel named Michael (Paul ...more

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How It Ends is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Theo James, Forest Whitaker, Kat Graham

Released: 2018

Directed by: David M. Rosenthal

How It Ends is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by David M. Rosenthal. A desperate father (Theo James) tries to return home to his pregnant wife (Kat Graham) after a mysterious ...more
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Clash of the Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Ursula Andress, Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier

Released: 1981

Directed by: Desmond Davis

Clash of the Titans is an 1981 British-American fantasy adventure film involving the Greek hero Perseus, and features the final work of stop motion visual effects artist, Ray Harryhausen. It was ...more

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Mary Poppins Returns is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Mary Poppins Returns Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw

Directed by: Rob Marshall

Mary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall. In 1935, during the era of the Great Depression in the United Kingdom, the now grown-up Jane (Emily ...more

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Tau is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Maika Monroe, Ed Skrein, Gary Oldman

Released: 2018

Directed by: Federico D'Alessandro

Tau is a 2018 American sci-fi thriller film directed by Federico D'Alessandro. A woman (Maika Monroe) is held captive in a futuristic smart house and hopes to escape by breaking into the ...more
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The Water Horse: Legend ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Brian Cox, David Morrissey, Emily Watson

Released: 2007

Directed by: Jay Russell

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep is a 2007 American-British family fantasy drama film directed by Jay Russell. The screenplay, written by Robert Nelson Jacobs, is an adaptation of Dick ...more
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The Space Between Us is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Gary Oldman, Asa Butterfield, Britt Robertson

Directed by: Peter Chelsom

The Space Between Us is a 2017 American romantic science fiction film directed by Peter Chelsom and written by Allan Loeb, from a story by Stewart Schill, Richard Barton Lewis and Loeb. It ...more
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Cloud Atlas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Halle Berry, Tom Hanks, Susan Sarandon

Released: 2012

Directed by: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

Cloud Atlas is a 2012 science fiction film written and directed by Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer and Andy Wachowski. Adapted from the 2004 novel of the same name by David Mitchell, the film has ...more

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The Vampire's Assistant ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
The Vampire's Assistant
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Season of the Witch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Nicolas Cage, Christopher Lee, Ron Perlman

Released: 2011

Directed by: Brett Ratner, Dominic Sena

Season of the Witch is a 2011 American fantasy adventure horror film starring Nicolas Cage and directed by Dominic Sena with extensive uncredited reshoots by Brett Ratner. Cage stars with Ron ...more

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Errementari is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Kandido Uranga, Uma Bracaglia, Eneko Sagardoy

Released: 2017

Directed by: Paul Urkijo Alijo

Errementari: The Blacksmith and the Devil is a 2017 horror film directed by Paul Urkijo. A retelling of an ancient fable, a Blacksmith (Kandido Uranga) finds himself battling the Devil after ...more
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Lady in the Water is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Bryce Dallas Howard, Paul Giamatti, M. Night Shyamalan

Released: 2006

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Lady in the Water is a 2006 American fantasy thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Paul Giamatti and Bryce Dallas Howard. The film's plot concerns a Philadelphia ...more

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A Boy Called Po is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
A Boy Called Po
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Autómata is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas, Dylan McDermott

Released: 2014

Directed by: Gabe Ibáñez

Autómata is a 2014 science fiction action film starring Antonio Banderas. The film is directed by Spanish director Gabe Ibáñez and co-written by Ibáñez with ...more
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Iceman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies On Netflix
Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Huang Shengyi

Released: 2014

Directed by: Law Wing-cheung

Iceman, formerly known as The Iceman Cometh, is a 2014 Hong Kong-Chinese 3D martial arts action-comedy film directed by Law Wing-cheung and starring Donnie Yen, who also serves as the film's ...more