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The Best Fantasy Movies

Updated April 12, 2021 842.0k votes 12.9k voters 207.5k views439 items

Here is a list of the best fantasy movies ever made. This fantasy film list will take you on a fantastic and magical adventure. The greatest fantasy films include several of the world's most successful franchises. This fantasy films list can also be copied to start your own. For other interesting movie lists check out the best gladiator movies, monster movies, fantasy movies based on books, and Star Trek movies lists. Have fun voting up your favorite fantasy movies and vote down any you think other fans should skip.

This list of the good epic fantasy movies includes popular action fantasy films like The Lord of the Rings series as well as the Harry Potter movies. 

Vote up your favorite fantasy films to get them high up, to the top of the list. These are the best fantasy movies of all time, so which ones are your favorites?

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    The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

    Elijah Wood, Ian McKellan

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    The Princess Bride

    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright

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    The Green Mile

    Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise

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    The Nightmare Before Christmas

    Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara

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    Harry Potter Franchise

    Danielle Radcliffe, Rupert Grint

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    Jumanji

    Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams

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    Beetlejuice

    Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder

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    Edward Scissorhands

    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder

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    The NeverEnding Story

    Gerald McRaney, Limahl

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    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson

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    The Little Mermaid

    Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes

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    Tangled

    Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman

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    The Goonies

    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin

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    Labyrinth

    Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie

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    The Wizard of Oz

    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton

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    Aladdin

    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried

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    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    Billy Gilbert, Pinto Colvig

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    Big

    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz

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    Beauty and the Beast

    Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker

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    Avatar

    Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver

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    Hook

    Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman

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    Peter Pan

    June Foray, Bobby Driscoll

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    The Sword in the Stone

    Alan Napier, Sebastian Cabot

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    Willow

    Val Kilmer, Kevin Pollak

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    Alice in Wonderland

    Ed Wynn, Heather Angel

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