Best Fantasy Movies List

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 283 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 94 | Earnings: $377.02M

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.


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

Aggregate Rating: 280 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 92 | Earnings: $313.84M

A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.


Star Wars (1977)

Aggregate Rating: 279 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 92 | Earnings: $460.94M

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee, and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.


Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Aggregate Rating: 269 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $290.16M

After the rebels are overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Master Yoda. His friends accept shelter from a questionable ally as Darth Vader hunts them in a plan to capture Luke.


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 268 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 87 | Earnings: $380.96M

Harry, Ron, and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.


Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 262 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $936.63M

Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Stormtrooper defector Finn and spare parts scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.


Avatar (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 258 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $760.51M

A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.


Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 253 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $678.82M

The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.


Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 248 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $197.17M

When Dr. Henry Jones, Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. must follow in his father's footsteps to stop the Nazis from getting their hands on the Holy Grail first.


Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

Aggregate Rating: 237 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $309.13M

After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy a more powerful Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.


Wonder Woman (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 234 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $412.56M

When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.


Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 233 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 98 | Earnings: $37.62M

In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.


Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

Aggregate Rating: 232 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 93 | Earnings: $1.23M

King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.


Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 230 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: $617.12M

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order.


Thor (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 223 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $181.02M

The powerful, but arrogant god Thor, is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.


The Princess Bride (1987)

Aggregate Rating: 218 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $30.86M

While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 218 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $249.36M

It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.


Midnight in Paris (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 212 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $56.82M

While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s everyday at midnight.


Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 210 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 95 | Earnings: $218.97M

A young woman whose father has been imprisoned by a terrifying beast offers herself in his place, unaware that her captor is actually a prince, physically altered by a magic spell.


Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 210 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $305.39M

Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead.



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