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The Best Fantasy Romance Movies  

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Want a little fantasy with your romance? These are the best romantic fantasy movies the hybrid genre has to offer. Fantasy romance movies are great for date night. Often times romantic fantasy movies blend supernatural elements with a strong love story. Prime examples of fantasy romances include The Princess Bride and Ghost. But are these films the top fantasy romance films out there?

The greatest fantasy romance films offer relatable love stories that take place in unique circumstances. Now it's time to determine the best fantasy romance movie of all time. Vote up the fantasy romance movies that you love and vote down the ones that you wish you'd never seen. Don't see your favorite romantic fantasy movie on the list? Feel free to add it and check back to see how other users rank your additions and for new fantasy romance films as they are released.

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The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant
The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner. It was adapted by William Goldman from his 1973 novel of the same name. The ...more
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Ghost is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze
Ghost is a 1990 American romantic fantasy/crime thriller film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn, and Whoopi Goldberg. It was written by Bruce Joel Rubin and directed by Jerry ...more
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Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews
Enchanted is a 2007 American musical live-action/animated fantasy romantic comedy film, produced by Walt Disney Pictures with New York Academy Barry Sonnenfeld and Josephson Entertainment. ...more
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Kate & Leopold is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Hugh Jackman, Meg Ryan, Liev Schreiber
Kate & Leopold is a 2001 romantic-comedy fantasy that tells a story of a duke who travels through time from New York in 1876 to the present and falls in love with a woman in modern New York. ...more
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Ever After is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott
Ever After is a 1998 American romantic comedy-drama film inspired by the fairy tale Cinderella, directed by Andy Tennant and starring Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, and Dougray Scott. The ...more
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Stardust is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes
Stardust is a 2007 British-American romantic fantasy film from Paramount Pictures, directed by Matthew Vaughn. The film is based on Neil Gaiman's novel Stardust and stars an ensemble cast ...more
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Heaven Can Wait is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Deacon Jones, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie
Heaven Can Wait is a 1978 American comedy film co-directed by Warren Beatty and Buck Henry. It is the second film adaptation of Harry Segall's stageplay of the same name, preceded by Here Comes ...more
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Big is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins
Big is a 1988 American fantasy comedy film directed by Penny Marshall, and stars Tom Hanks as Josh Baskin, a young boy who makes a wish "to be big" and is then aged to adulthood ...more
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About Time is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie, Bill Nighy
About Time is a 2013 British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Richard Curtis. A young man (Domhnall Gleeson) with the special ability to time travel tries to change his past in order to ...more
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Ladyhawke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Broderick, Alfred Molina
Ladyhawke is a 1985 fantasy film directed by Richard Donner, starring Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, and Michelle Pfeiffer.
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The Time Traveler's Wife is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston
The Time Traveler's Wife is a 2009 American romantic science fiction drama film directed by Robert Schwentke. The story follows Henry DeTamble, a Chicago librarian with a paranormal genetic ...more
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Isn't It Romantic is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
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
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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Emma Stone, Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past is a 2009 American romantic comedy film whose plot is based loosely on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Mark Waters directed a script by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. ...more
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Just like Heaven is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo, Jon Heder
Just Like Heaven is an American romantic comedy fantasy film released on September 16, 2005, in the United States and Canada. Set in San Francisco, it was directed by Mark Waters, starring Reese ...more
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What Women Want is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Mel Gibson, Marisa Tomei, Helen Hunt
What Women Want is a 2000 American romantic comedy film, written by Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa and Diane Drake, directed by Nancy Meyers, and starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt. The film was a ...more
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Practical Magic is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Nicole Kidman, Sandra Bullock, Evan Rachel Wood
Practical Magic is a 1998 American romantic comedy film based on the 1995 novel of the same name by Alice Hoffman. The film was directed by Griffin Dunne and stars Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, ...more
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Ella Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Vivica A. Fox
Ella Enchanted is a 2004 British–American–Irish fantasy romantic comedy film loosely based on Gail Carson Levine's 1997 novel of the same name. The film stars Anne Hathaway as Ella and Hugh ...more
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Pleasantville is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Reese Witherspoon, Paul Walker, Tobey Maguire
Pleasantville is a 1998 American fantasy comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by Gary Ross. The film stars Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, J. T. Walsh, and ...more
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Twilight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick
Twilight is a 2008 American vampire romance film based on Stephenie Meyer's popular novel of the same name. Directed by Catherine Hardwicke, the film stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. ...more
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Edward Scissorhands is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price
Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American romantic dark fantasy film directed by Tim Burton. An artificial man (Johnny Depp), who was incompletely constructed and has scissors for hands, leads a ...more
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It's a Wonderful Life is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore
It's a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Christmas fantasy comedy-drama film produced and directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story "The Greatest Gift", which Philip Van Doren ...more
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Sliding Doors is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeanne Tripplehorn, John Hannah
Sliding Doors is a 1998 British-American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Peter Howitt and starring Gwyneth Paltrow and John Hannah, while also featuring John Lynch, Jeanne ...more
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Splash is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Tom Hanks, John Candy, Daryl Hannah
Splash is a 1984 American fantasy romantic comedy film directed by Ron Howard, written by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel, and starring Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, John Candy, Eugene Levy, and Dody ...more
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Wristcutters: A Love Story is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Tom Waits, Leslie Bibb, Will Arnett
Wristcutters: A Love Story is a 2006 American black comedy romance road movie written and directed by Goran Dukić, starring Patrick Fugit, Shea Whigham, and Shannyn Sossamon. Its premise is set ...more
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The Science of Sleep is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fantasy Romance Movies
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Gael García Bernal, Emma de Caunes
The Science of Sleep is a 2006 surrealistic science fantasy comedy film written and directed by Michel Gondry. The film stars Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou, and ...more