TOP 10 BEST FANTASY MOVIES OF ALL TIMES

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TOP 10 BEST FANTASY MOVIES OF ALL TIMES

Fantasy is a great genre for movies. Knights, dragons, wizards and dwarfs who live in worlds where magic is possible, you can treat yourself as a viewer. What are the ten films in which fantasy plays a major role?

10. Willow

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After the success of Star Wars, George Lucas had another imaginative story on the shelf. He filmed Ron Howard in 1988, Willow, making extensive use of Lucas’s special effects. The title hero is a small and simple farmer who caters to the river on a day. According to the prediction, this child could possibly enter the end of evil sorcerer Bavmorda. Willow’s life soon gets a different turn.

9. The NeverEnding Story

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The Infinite Story has grown into a very popular children’s book since 1979. In 1984 Wolfgang Petersen (Das Boot) was watching a film of the first half of the book. Beautifully, the world is portrayed of the magic book that the young Sebastian reads. The kingdom of Fantasia is threatened by a great nothing.The young warrior Atreyu is sent to find a solution that helps him out of the unexpected angle.

TOP 10 BEST FANTASY MOVIES OF ALL TIMES

8. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

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Writer CS Lewis never sold the film rights of his successful fantasy series Narnia during his life. Only when his son saw images of digitally rendered animals he agreed. The first Narnia movie is a wonderful story of four brothers and sisters who find a wardrobe in their new home. This appears to be a gateway to a magical world where a cruel ice queen dominates.

7. The Princess Bride

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In 1987, The Princess Bride was not a big success in the cinema. Over the years, however, it has grown into a cult film because it plays in an original way with the clichés of fantasy. A grandpa reads his sick grandchild from The Princess Bride a typical story about a princess who does not want to marry and a poor stingray that helps her. Of course, they experience many adventures as they encounter some strange characters like the legendary swordsman Montoya.

6. Pan’s Labyrinth

Guillermo del Toro has many imaginative films on his name. Pan’s Labyrinth of 2006 is a grim adult fantasy film in which a girl discovered a maze during the Spanish Civil War. Despite warnings, Ofelia is urged in her dreams to enter the labyrinth. There she appears to be a lost beaten princess and meets the strangest creatures, including a faun who gives her three assignments. In the real world, her stepfather still has a hard hand in the meanwhile.

5. Excalibur

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The legend of King Arthur has always been a popular source for fantasy films. Excalibur from 1981 is an equally stylish as dark version of the story. Merlin’s wizard Merlin gets a magic sword Excalibur on a day of the Woman of the Lake. Then, with magic, he helps the knight Uther to conquer his wife’s wife. This son will eventually become Arthur, the boy who will pull Excalibur out of the stone and call himself king. As a king, Arthur will call the Knights of the Round Table. One of those knights will cause him a lot of trouble.

4. Labyrinth

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Jim Henson, inventor of The Muppet Show, has played an important role in a large number of fantasy films as a puppet player. In 1986, he directed his own movie labyrinth in which David Bowie performs the role of wizard Jarrett. The teenage girl Sarah is happy to read in the book Labyrinth that possesses witchcraft. One evening she wished to lose her half-brother while being watched, after which she is being kidnapped by earth men. They bring Toby to the castle of the tortured wizard Jarrett. Jarrett gives Sarah 13 hours to pick up Toby. She has to see a labyrinth by getting populated by bizarre creatures.

3. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

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TOP 10 BEST FANTASY MOVIES OF ALL TIMES

The books by JK Rowling about the sorcerer teacher Harry Potter grew into a global phenomenon. But could the world of magic be filmed credibly? Director Chris Columbus (Home Alone) dared in 2001.Thanks to good casting and a lot of special effects, the school came to life for life. In the first part, Harry Potter finds out that he can go to a school for magic. There he soon makes new friends. But not everyone is as happy with his coming. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone grew into one of the most popular movies of all time, after which all the books were filmed.

2. The Wizard of Oz

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The Wizard of Oz set a new standard for the fantasy film as it was through revolutionary color use.Nowadays, Dorothy’s story, which together with her dog Toto comes through a tornado in the imaginative Oz, is known everywhere. Still, the film was not successful in 1939. Over the years, the fame and influence of The Wizard of Oz grew. Arrived in Oz, Dorothy appears to have killed a mean witch. The good witch tells her that Oz’s wizard can help her to get home. On the way to the wizard Dorothy meets a number of separate figures that make the trip much more comfortable.

1. The Lord of the Rings

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The Lord of the Rings books are the highlight of fantasy. For years, the trilogy of writer Tolkien was considered to be unfilmable. Director Peter Jackson, despite a lack of animation at film studios, believed in the project and got it from 2001 to make three films. Thanks to beautiful landscapes and digital effects, Jackson was able to bring life to Earth. We follow the adventures of the Frodo hobbit who must destroy a witch ring in the heart of the evil of Sauron’s empire. He is assisted by a colorful traveling companion led by the wizard Gandalf. With his filming, Jackson set a new standard for the fantasy film.

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