List Of Best Hollywood Fantasy Movies Of All Time

Here is a list of some Fantasy movies that have become cult classics and should not be missed.

1. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring(2001)

The movie portrays the journey of a young hobbit named Frodo who has been given a ring, one such ring that if gone in the wrong hands can bring doom to civilization. Frodo has been given the task to become the ring owner and reach Mount Doom where it was forged to destroy it.

Runtime: 2h 58min

Director: Peter Jackson

Cast: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Cate Blanchett, Ian Mckellen

2. Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

 The movie is set in 1944 when Nazi conquered Europe has been overtaken by the Allies. In a remote forest soldiers from Spain are sent to capture rebels in hiding, these soldiers are led by Captain Vidal, and accompanying him are his wife and a daughter from a previous marriage, the 11-year-old daughter witnessed the barbaric actions of her father when he confronted the rebels and she is drawn into Pan’s Labyrinth a fantasy world of mythical creatures.

Runtime: 1h 58min

Director: Guillermo Del Toro

Cast: Ivan Baquero, Doug Jones, Ariadna Gil, Sergi Lopez

3. The Princess Bride(1987)

A fantasy romance and adventure story about a young girl and her one true love. The movie is based on the novel “The Princess Bride” by William Goldman which has its own separate fan base. The movie follows the journey of the lovers as they embark on countless battles with the magical creatures of the Florin Kingdom to reunite once again.

Runtime: 1h 38 min

Director: Rob Reiner

Cast: Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Billy Crystal, Mandy Patinkin

4. The Wizard of OZ (1939)

The movie follows the story of a girl and her dog who live in Kansas City, one day their city is hit by a tornado and their house gets swept away into the mythical world of Oz. There they meet a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Lion who wants courage, and a Tin Man missing a heart. They follow the yellow road to Emerald City to meet the Wizard who asked the group to bring him the broom of the wicked witch in return for his help.

Runtime: 1h 52 min

Director: Victor Fleming

Cast: Judy Garland, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, Ray Bolger

5. The Jungle Book (2016)

The film is based on the famous novel “The Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling, it follows the story of a boy Mowgli who was raised by wolves but is forced to leave his home when he is attacked by Shere Khan. In his journey to escape Shere Khan, he is accompanied by a bear Baloo and a black panther Bagheera. On his journey, he meets many animals and learns a lot of life lessons.

Runtime: 1h 46 min

Director: Jon Favreau

Cast: Neel Sethi, Idris Elba, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson

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