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My Top 50 Fantasy Movies of All Time

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People who added this item 7931  Average listal rating (5086 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.9 
1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the Kin... (2003)
This was one of those good moments in life! I watched the conclusion (and a lot more) of one of my favorite adventures ever and I got to see Gandalf taking on a huge Mountain Troll with the help of the scared-outta their pants soldiers of Gondor, Legolas taking out a Mameluke like a hot knife cutting through butter and the biggest and most intense battle on-screen ever! With catapults and trebuchets wrecking havoc, trolls breaking through gates, flying dragons striking fear and screaming death from above, thousands of horses charging through thousands of hordes of orcs, huge elephant-like creatures suddenly appearing raising the chaos and body count and finally a much struggled victory.
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People who added this item 8801  Average listal rating (5475 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.8 
2. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the... (2001)
Ever since I watched the "The Fellowship of the Ring" on the big screen, as a young teenager, I fell in love with the characters, the story and the exciting adventure! Seeing our already beloved fellowship struggling against that Giant Squid-thing, fighting the Cave Troll and running from Balrog! Is too much excitement... it's too good to watch just once... it's one hell of a ride. This first movie manages to strike you with emotions of fear and excitement due to its realistic presentation and the likeable introduced characters of the fellowship. Scenes like our Hobbits encounters with the Nazgul or the Cave Troll can really invoke your total focus and attention.
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People who added this item 4314  Average listal rating (2851 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.5 
3. WALL·E (2008)
I've never seen so much beauty and heart in a movie before. One of the most artistically, most inspiring and most technically perfect movies I have ever had the pleasure to watch.
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This was the most amazing anime movie I've ever seen, it blew my mind away. From the characters, to the quality of the animation and the soundtrack, to the over the top action, it was all perfect.
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People who added this item 8074  Average listal rating (5124 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.8 
5. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
This movie shows our heroes finding their place in the quest while evolving within themselves showing greater character development than the first movie. The feeling of a dangerous adventure is also replaced by a frightening, dark and tense atmosphere and a fear of failure and death. And we can cleary see that on one of the most intense moments of this trilogy, the Elm's Deep battle which is definitely an excitement and emotional ride.
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People who added this item 2411  Average listal rating (1446 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.5 
6. Princess Mononoke (1997)
One of those movies you don't see every day, month or year. The story is simple, modest and at the same time, groundbreaking and epic for its mix of reality and fantasy.
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People who added this item 2015  Average listal rating (1301 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.2 
7. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
This was incredible... I was speechless after watching this movie. "How to Train Your Dragon" gave me a feeling that I have never felt watching a (animated) movie before. I can't believe I went with such low expectations about this movie and ended utterly amazed. I burst into laughs and tears throughout the movie, such a rare endearing and most outstanding story.
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People who added this item 1287  Average listal rating (639 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.1 
8. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
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People who added this item 2181  Average listal rating (1253 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
9. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
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People who added this item 857  Average listal rating (571 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.1 
10. Pacific Rim (2013)
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People who added this item 2646  Average listal rating (1708 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
11. The Avengers (2012)
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People who added this item 1246  Average listal rating (694 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.2 
12. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Nausicaa, The trigger to the founding of Studio Ghibli and still one of Miyazaki's best works in my opinon. The ecoligical message, the fantastic story and spectacular artistic work are all there.
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People who added this item 4406  Average listal rating (2922 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
13. Aladdin (1992)
Another memorable movie, the characters are simply genial (ha get it?) and the highest point of this movie is the humour, while having a pretty good story as well. The Genie is one of the most memorable disney characters and the most hilarious thats for sure. It also has great animation and one of the best soundtracks, second only to The Lion King's.
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People who added this item 7305  Average listal rating (4752 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.2 
14. Finding Nemo (2003)
Oh my what a cute story in a fast-paced and even thrilling adventure through the ocean! If you ask me, a rare breed of film, one that can mix elements like fantasy, humour, adventure, suspense, drama and fish as main characters with a tremendous force of will (or a forgetful memory!).

Seriously, this movie surprised in an outstanding good way becoming one of my favorite animated movies of all time.
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People who added this item 182  Average listal rating (101 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.8 
15. Evangelion: 1.0 - You Are (Not) Alone
If you ask me, this is what an anime movie should be. Fast-pace, great direction and a perfect mix of action and character development. What I always loved about Evangelion was the frightening realism of its characters and how their emotions could be felt, especially their feelings of despair and hopelessness. The story is very disturbing, and in this movie (so far), it didn't change much, but it was beautifully done nevertheless.
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People who added this item 2829  Average listal rating (1687 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.1 
16. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
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People who added this item 2905  Average listal rating (1786 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.7 
17. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
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People who added this item 4059  Average listal rating (2731 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 7.3 
18. King Kong (2005)
Chaos in a pre-historic island where animals grow huge? I say yes!
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People who added this item 4296  Average listal rating (2739 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
19. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Inventive, original, great make up and great story telling.
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People who added this item 5089  Average listal rating (3316 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.1 
20. Donnie Darko (2001)
One of the most inventive and crazy psychological thrillers I have seen. Doesn't matter how many times you watch it, you will interpret it in a different way every time and always miss something.
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People who added this item 8843  Average listal rating (5328 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.1 
21. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the B... (2003)
An intriguing plot, beautiful designs, great chatacters and pirates! This is what an adventure should be.
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People who added this item 7058  Average listal rating (4616 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
22. Jurassic Park (1993)
Ah... I still remember when it first came out. It was so antecipated and hyped, but it sure lived up to them, after all we're talking about real dinosaurs! This movie has great scenes.
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People who added this item 2186  Average listal rating (1479 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 7.1 
23. Cloverfield (2008)
I loved this movie, the concept is not original, but there's not too many movies out there with this kind of first-person camera work and the effects make this an amazing thrilling view.
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People who added this item 2348  Average listal rating (1565 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
24. X-Men: First Class (2011)
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People who added this item 4934  Average listal rating (3305 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.8 
25. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Ba... (1980)
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People who added this item 4667  Average listal rating (3115 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.7 
26. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
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People who added this item 7740  Average listal rating (4964 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
27. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
I have vague memories of this movie, I will have to re-watch it in the future.
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People who added this item 5769  Average listal rating (3852 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.8 
28. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
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People who added this item 2433  Average listal rating (1612 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
29. Thor (2011)
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People who added this item 4470  Average listal rating (3153 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
30. The Fifth Element (1997)
This is a great example of a Sci-fi thriller! Bruce willis doing what he knows best and a young beautiful Milla Jovovich as a bonus!
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People who added this item 1500  Average listal rating (957 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 6.1 
31. Sucker Punch (2011)
I really liked it for what it is, I greatly enjoy Snyder's style. Sucker Punch also has more depth than what initially meets the eye.
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People who added this item 7357  Average listal rating (4625 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.3 
32. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
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People who added this item 2150  Average listal rating (1289 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.3 
33. My Neighbour Totoro (1988)
What an amazing movie, it's a nice break from complicated, action oriented or fast-paced plots, this movie is so light hearted and charming that it's pure joy watching it. Oh and the quality of the art and animation is just amazing, seriously some of the best I've seen, no less from Miyazaki.
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People who added this item 3512  Average listal rating (2204 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.6 
34. The Little Mermaid (1989)
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People who added this item 644  Average listal rating (359 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.3 
35. The Cat Returns (2002)
What an amusing movie. A rather simple, funny and entertaining story with very cool characters! Having watched Whisper of the Heart is not essential (in fact the movies are completely different), but it helps to know the background behind Baron, even if he is the only link between the two movies.
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People who added this item 3811  Average listal rating (2447 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.6 
36. Spirited Away (2001)
I don't think it was the masterpiece a lot of people say it is, but it was definitely one the most original movies I've ever seen.
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People who added this item 1185  Average listal rating (679 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.1 
37. Castle in the Sky (1986)
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People who added this item 3560  Average listal rating (2145 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.5 
38. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
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People who added this item 740  Average listal rating (474 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.6 
39. The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
Jet Li and Jackie chan finally meet in a beautiful fantastic meartial arts tale.
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People who added this item 5828  Average listal rating (3816 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.6 
40. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
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People who added this item 4562  Average listal rating (3088 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.4 
41. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
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People who added this item 5280  Average listal rating (3552 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.7 
42. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
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People who added this item 4531  Average listal rating (3047 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.8 
43. Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
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People who added this item 5256  Average listal rating (3350 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.1 
44. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
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People who added this item 1152  Average listal rating (782 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.9 
45. Conan the Barbarian (1982)
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People who added this item 2179  Average listal rating (1385 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.2 
46. The Princess Bride (1987)
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People who added this item 2205  Average listal rating (1430 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.8 
47. Stardust (2007)
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People who added this item 4771  Average listal rating (3009 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.4 
48. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
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People who added this item 5650  Average listal rating (3734 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.3 
49. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
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People who added this item 5946  Average listal rating (3919 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.4 
50. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
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Fantasy, supernatural, otherworldly or alternate realities. This list represents my top 50 of what cinema really stands for, an escape from reality.

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Posted: 4 years, 4 months ago at Mar 19 19:57
Conan the Barbarian would be my number uno.

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