Top 9+ Best Fantasy Movies of Hollywood -Watch On Netflix & Amazon Prime


“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.” This Lloyd Alexander quote is totally fit on our best fantasy movies list. Sometimes reality bores us. We want to escape from it. That’s why we take a break from reality and go on a journey to a fantasy movie.

You may think about how we do it? Well, Fantasy Movies are the best to do that. Isn’t that, right? Movies are the only medium that can forget our reality and send us to their world, and we live in that world for some moments, but those fantasy movies also teach us some lessons about this harsh reality and give refreshment. We realize the importance of reality. That’s why we make a list of the top 10 best fantasy movies.

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Welcome to the list of best Fantasy movies of Hollywood :

10. Chronicles of Narnia :

Rating : 7.6/10

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“Chronicles of Narnia” story revolves around the rescue of a Narnia named Kingdom from a Witch. A prophecy says that four humans came from the human world and will help them rescue that Kingdom. The four humans are Lucy, Peter, Susan, Edmund. They are four siblings. Their destiny meets them to Aslan, The King of the Kingdom. How do they help them? Who is Aslan? To know this answer, you must watch this movie.

Sometimes this movie is technically not perfect, but the screenplay is decent, and the sound design and visual effects are catchy. The storyline is good but not great. World-building is beautiful. If you love to watch the wizarding world and want to see magic, you should definitely watch it. It deserves the 10th place of best fantasy movies.

9. Snow White and Seven dwarfs : 

Rating : 8.1/10

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Snow White is a lonely princess who lives with her stepmother, a cruel Queen. The Queen is very insecure about her looks. She thinks that Snow White will be more beautiful than her, so she forces Snow White to work as a maid and asks her Magic Mirror daily, “who is the fairest one of all.” For years the mirror always answers that the Queen is, pleasing her.

But one day, her magic mirror says that snow white is the most beautiful in this land. She thinks abandoning her and leaving him alone in a forest and wild animals would kill her and eat her. Then she does those things according to her plan, but snow-white takes shelter of seven dwarfs after leaving her alone in the forest. What happens to her next? To know this answer, you must watch this movie.

This movie is technically very perfect. The sound and storyline, and presentation style are perfect, but this movie’s animation is normal in this genre. Isn’t it obvious? This movie was made in 1937. According to that time, this movie animation is outstanding. I hope we all see this movie at least once in our childhood. This is a cult classic movie not only for kids but also adults who are enjoying this movie. You should definitely try it. That makes this movie ninth best fantasy movies in hollywood.

8 . Jumanji :

Rating : 8.3/10

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If you have a game board and You enter into the game world when you play it. Just think about it. Is it not crazy and interesting? I hope you wish; you want to play that game at least once like me. This movie gives you a nostalgic feeling for sure if you are an adult.

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The story grows around a boy named Alan who found a wooden game box outside of a shoe factory. He carried it to his home. One day his parents went to a party, and he was alone. He plays this game, and he enters the game unexpectedly. Then what happened to him? To know this answer, you must watch this movie. I don’t want to spoil your movie experience. You should definitely watch this because it is one of the best fantasy movies.

This movie gives you a new type of experience for sure, but in my opinion, the screenplay isn’t that good. Sometimes you may feel bored. Adventure scenes are decent, and it makes you thrilled. The background music of this movie is great, and it enhances the experience of yours. In my opinion it is the eighth best fantasy movies of hollywood.

7. Aladdin :

Rating : 8.6/10

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Aladdin is a musical fantasy film made by Disney. One day Aladdin, named a boy, gets a lamp from a cave. The lamp was dirty, so Aladdin rubbed it three times to clean it, and suddenly a Genie came from the lamp to make three wishes of Aladdin. Just imagine if it happens to you what will be your wishes? Isn’t it that amazing? What will be Aladdin’s wish? To know this answer, watch this beautiful movie.

Charming street rat Aladdin determined for princess Jasmine and with a hilarious Genie makes this movie amazingly great. I hope you will enjoy it with your family. This is a well-drawn classic anime movie. 

Background music, Animation style, Storyline, Screenplay are amazing. But if you are mature enough, it sometimes feels childish because its main target audience is children. If you ignore that point, it will be a great movie experience for you. This is one of the disney’s best fantasy movies in hollywood.

6. Coco : 

Rating : 8.9/10

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Ready your phone for a call to your beloved family, be open and remember the beautiful moments you spend with them. After the end of the movie, you will definitely call your family member because this movie teaches you the value of your family. This is another great movie made by Pixar animated. If you want to see the future of animated films, start with this movie. 

There is a boy named Miguel at Santa Cecilia, Mexico. He idolizes musician Ernesto De la Cruz, and he wants to be a musician like him one day. Still, his family does not support him because his great-great-grandfather leaves his great-great-grandmother Imelda and their daughter Coco for the sake of music and leaves him behind and never returns to her. Imelda discarded all forms of music from her family’s life before starting a shoemaking business. Now Miguel lives with elderly Coco and their family, most of whom are shoemakers.

This is the 5% of the story, and I don’t want to spoil this movie’s adventure. Can Miguel be a successful Musician or anything happen to him? What happened with Miguel? To know the answer, you have to watch it. If you think this will be Zero to Miguel’s journey but wait, my friend, this movie makes you prove wrong. This is not a zero hero journey type movie. You should definitely watch this because it is one of the best fantasy movies.

A great phenomenal movie that gives you an overwhelming experience. This is not a movie; this is a whole emotion. Sometimes you will act like a child, and sometimes you will understand the meaning of this movie. You will be totally absorbed into it. The story, animation, sound design, production design, direction all are just perfect. A wonderful masterpiece. You will definitely watch it ten times. This is the best fantasy movies all time in my list.

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5. My neighbour Totoro: 

Rating : 9/10

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Just imagine A film with no action, no evil adults, no monster. A peaceful world where a kid meets with a strange creature in the forest, and she curls up on its tummy and has a nap. How sweet it is, isn’t it?

My Neighbour Totoro is one of the most beloved films of all family films without any promotion or advertising. The new Anime Encyclopedia calls it the best Japanese animated film ever made. Whenever I watch it, I smile with tears because it makes me feel grateful and enjoyable. This is an awesome and heart touching anime. This is one of the best of Hayao Miyazaki’s films. Its simplicity is greatly unique. You can’t feel it until you watch it. 

Beautiful, pleasing animation, great Storyline, No complexity, Sweet and amazing relationship, background music, screenplay are flawless and smooth. This thing makes this movie insanely great. You should definitely watch this because it is one of the best fantasy movies. This is Must-Watch.

4. Toy story:

Rating : 9.1/10

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“Toy story” creates a beautiful universe of toys inside the children’s bedroom. Sometimes I am amazed how pixel finds the story like that and create beautiful movies like Toy Story.

In this Movie, Heros are Toys, not humans. They share a beautiful bond between them. They come to life when nobody’s watching. Its conflict is between an old-fashioned cowboy who has always been a little boy’s favourite toy and the new space ranger who may replace him. 

This movie shows the deep psychological journey of our human emotion with the touch of fun and hilarious ways. You can relate to them easily and deeply. This movie’s target audience is children, but adults will be entertained equally. 

Sound design, Animation quality, Storytelling, Directions are just beautiful, and dialogue writing is so awesome that you can feel every emotion. That makes this movie series awesome to great. This is another one of the best fantasy movies made by pixel and Disney. You should obviously watch it.

3. Harry Potter Series:

Rating : 9.2/10

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A true hero and a true villain share the same destiny, Wizard world, Hogwarts, Mysterious Creature. When I say these words, what image is created in your mind? Yes, I am talking about Harry Potter and Voldemort. A mother who sacrificed herself to protect her child from Voldemort. His uncle and aunts abandoned the boy. He had no friends.

There was no one in this world for him until he was 12 years old. When he was 12 years old, Hogwarts, the school of magic, called him with applause and warmly welcomed the wizarding world. That is the beginning of a true hero. 

This movie created a deep impact with a beautiful world-building. This wizard world will definitely fascinate you. Harry makes new friends here, and these friendships give the meaning of his life. After entering the world, Voldemort awakens but in his weak form. How did he become strong? How did Harry defeat him? This conflict is very interesting to watch. 

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Acting, casting, background music, screenplay all are good, but the Worldbuilding and Storyline is great. You should definitely watch it. This the first best fantasy movies you had seen if you were 90’s kid.

2. Spirited Away:

Rating : 9.5/10

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Another Hayao Miyazaki’s great movie directed and animated by Studio Ghibli. Ghibli Studio is known as Japan’s Disney. Now you understand the greatness of this movie. This creates its magic all over the world which makes this movie Academy award winner and I give the title of second best fantasy movies on my list.

Chihiro, A girl who is trapped in a wizard world with her parents. Her parents become a pig for their greed toward food. She wants to escape from there with her parents, but she doesn’t know how to do that. A boy named Haku wants to help her return to their world. How does Chihiro return? Who is Haku? Why does he want to help her? To know this answer, you must watch this Academy award-winning masterpiece. 

The animation quality is top-notch, the production design is great, the sound design is wonderful, and the storyline is great. All things are perfect. This movie explores many philosophical and psychological aspects of life, family, human behaviour, emotion. Even you can analyze a single frame into many definitions. Those things make this film very unique. This is one of the most recommended movies.

1. Lord of the Rings: 

Rating : 9.8/10

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Lord of The Rings is a fantasy, Action, Adventure Film. The story grows around a hobbit named Frodo. Hobbits are calm, reliable and party-type species. Hobbits and Elves are live in this fantasy world. One day a cursed ring awakens a very powerful creature. Elves and Frodo and his friends want to destroy the ring. They go on a journey to destroy that ring and save the world. In the list of Best Fantasy movies of hollywood, this movie has always have a different place.

How can they do it? What is the power of that ring? Will the ring possess elves and hobbits? What do they do now? To know all this answer, you have to watch that series.

That adventure series won 17 Oscars. The first part won 4, the Second part won 2, and the Third part won 11 Oscars. Can you imagine it? One series won 17! If you know about the Oscar award, then you would know that Franchise movies can’t get Oscar easily.

Even In these movies, using a formal language named Quenya (Elvish language) is really existing, and this language has proper grammar for using it in your daily life. J. R. R. Tolkien, the writer of “Lord of the Rings”, creates this language. I hope now you get the greatness of this movie. I don’t have enough words to express its greatness. Even when I saw it, I forget about my surroundings, and it fully drove My consciousness into it. This movie will hypnotize you for sure. These movies have a unique charm. That thing makes this Movie series awesome and Must watch. This is the first best fantasy movies all time in my list.

I hope you enjoy my list. Thank you.

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