American fantasy films

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  1. American fantasy adventure films

    American fantasy adventure films

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  2. American fantasy-comedy films

    American fantasy-comedy films

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  3. Harry Potter (film series) 18 views

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  4. American romantic fantasy films

    American romantic fantasy films

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  5. American teen fantasy films 5 views

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  6. The Chronicles of Narnia (film series) 6 views

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  1. 10,000 BC

    10,000 BC (2008)

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    10,000 BC is a 2008 American epic fantasy adventure film from Warner Bros. Pictures set in the prehistoric era. It was directed by Roland Emmerich and stars Steven Strait and Camilla Belle. The world premiere was held on February 10, 2008 at Sony Center on Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. General release was on March 7, 2008.


  2. 4:44 Last Day on Earth

    4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011)

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    4:44 Last Day on Earth is a 2011 American apocalyptic drama written and directed by Abel Ferrara and starring Willem Dafoe, Shanyn Leigh, Natasha Lyonne and Paul Hipp.


  3. 47 Ronin

    47 Ronin (2013)

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    47 Ronin is a 2013 Japanese-American fantasy action film depicting a fictional account of the forty-seven Ronin, a real-life group of Ronin (masterless samurai) in 18th-century Japan who avenged the death of their lord (stories, plays and other dramatic performances of the 47 Ronin story are commonly referred to as Chūshingura in Japan). Produced by Universal Studios, the film was directed by Carl Rinsch and stars Keanu Reeves and Hiroyuki Sanada. Filming started in Budapest in Origo Studios in March 2011; it moved to Shepperton Studios in London and was concluded in Japan.


  4. A Daughter of the Gods

    A Daughter of the Gods (1916)

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    A Daughter of the Gods was a 1916 American silent fantasy drama film written and directed by Herbert Brenon. The film was controversial because of the sequences of what was regarded as superfluous nudity by the main character, Nydia, played by Australian swimming star Annette Kellerman. The scene is regarded as the first complete nude scene by a major star, which occurred during a waterfall sequence, though most of Kellerman's body is covered by her long hair. It was filmed by Fox Film Corporation in Kingston, Jamaica where huge sets were constructed, and directed by Herbert Brenon.


  5. A Dog's Love

    A Dog's Love (1914)

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    A Dog's Love is a 1914 American short silent fantasy film with subtitles, directed by Jack Harvey on his directorial debut. It stars Shep the Dog, Helen Badgley, and Arthur Bauer. Well-received because of it "universally appealing" theme, the dog's emotions were reported as surpassing the child's histrionics. Copies of the film are in the Museum of Modern Art of New York City and the National Film, Television and Sound Archive of Ottawa film archive.


  6. A Troll in Central Park

    A Troll in Central Park (1994)

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    A Troll in Central Park (also known as Stanley's Magic Garden) is a 1994 American animated musical fantasy-comedy film directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman, creators of Thumbelina, The Land Before Time, All Dogs Go to Heaven, The Secret of NIMH and An American Tail. It was released on October 7, 1994 by Warner Bros. Family Entertainment.


  7. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

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    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a 2012 American dark fantasy action film directed by Timur Bekmambetov, based on the 2010 mashup novel of the same name. The novel's author, Seth Grahame-Smith, wrote the screenplay with Simon Kinberg. Benjamin Walker stars as the title character with supporting roles by Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rufus Sewell, and Marton Csokas. The real-life figure Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States (1861–1865), is portrayed in the novel and the film as having a secret identity as a vampire hunter.


  8. Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer

    Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer (2010)

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    Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer is a 2010 live action fantasy film directed by Andrew Lauer.


  9. After the Wizard

    After the Wizard (2011)

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    After the Wizard is an independent film written and directed by Hugh Gross, based on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. The film premiered in 2011 in Kingman, Kansas. The DVD, distributed by Breaking Glass Pictures, was released on August 7, 2012.


  10. Age of the Dragons

    Age of the Dragons (2011)

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    Age of the Dragons is a 2011 fantasy film starring Danny Glover and Vinnie Jones, directed by Ryan Little. A fantasy-themed reimagining of Herman Melville's classic novel, Moby Dick, it was released in the United Kingdom on March 4, 2011.


  11. Alice in Wonderland

    Alice in Wonderland (2010)

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    Alice in Wonderland is a 2010 American fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and written by Linda Woolverton. Released by Walt Disney Pictures, the film stars Mia Wasikowska as Alice Kingsleigh with Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter. The film was shot in the United Kingdom and the United States.


  12. Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass

    Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass (2016)

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    Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass is an upcoming American fantasy film directed by James Bobin and written by Linda Woolverton. It is the sequel to the 2010 film Alice in Wonderland. The film stars Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen and Rhys Ifans. The film is scheduled to be released by Walt Disney Pictures on May 27, 2016.


  13. Altered States

    Altered States (1980)

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    Altered States is a 1980 American science fiction-horror film adaptation of a novel by the same name by playwright and screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky. It was the only novel that Chayefsky ever wrote, as well as his final film. Both the novel and the film are based on John C. Lilly's sensory deprivation research conducted in isolation tanks under the influence of psychoactive drugs like ketamine and LSD.


  14. Angels in the Infield

    Angels in the Infield (2000)

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    Angels in the Infield is a 2000 Disney television film, Directed by Robert King. A follow on to the 1994 film Angels in the Outfield, and the 1997 film Angels in the Endzone, this motion picture is about a group of angels trying to help a baseball team win a championship game, while at the same time helping to reunite the team's pitcher's family. The Anaheim Angels are again featured, in a reprise of the role that the team played during Angels in the Outfield.


  15. Army of Darkness

    Army of Darkness (1992)

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    Army of Darkness (also known as Evil Dead 3: Army of Darkness and stylized onscreen as Bruce Campbell vs. Army of Darkness) is a 1992 American comedy-dark fantasy film directed by Sam Raimi. It is the third installment of The Evil Dead franchise. The film was written by Sam Raimi and his brother Ivan, produced by Robert Tapert, and stars Bruce Campbell (also acting as co-producer) and Embeth Davidtz. Continuing from Evil Dead II, Ash Williams (Campbell) is trapped in the Middle Ages and battles the undead in his quest to return to the present.


  16. Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend

    Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)

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    Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend is a 1985 American adventure fantasy film directed by Bill L. Norton and starring William Katt, Sean Young, Patrick McGoohan, and Julian Fellowes. The story is based on rumors about dinosaur-like creatures (called Mokele-mbembe) purported to exist in Africa.


  17. Barney's Great Adventure

    Barney's Great Adventure (1998)

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    Barney's Great Adventure (also known by its promotional title Barney's Great Adventure: The Movie) is a 1998 American musical adventure film based on the children's television series Barney & Friends, featuring the character Barney the dinosaur. The film was written by Stephen White, directed by Steve Gomer, produced by Sheryl Leach and Lyrick Studios and released by Polygram Filmed Entertainment on March 27, 1998 in the United States and Canada.


  18. Beastly

    Beastly (2011)

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    Beastly is a 2011 romantic fantasy drama film loosely based on Alex Flinn's 2007 novel of the same name. It is a retelling of the fairytale Beauty and the Beast and is set in modern-day New York City. The film was written and directed by Daniel Barnz and stars Vanessa Hudgens and Alex Pettyfer.


  19. Beasts of the Southern Wild

    Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

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    Beasts of the Southern Wild is a 2012 American fantasy drama film directed by Benh Zeitlin and adapted by Zeitlin and Lucy Alibar from Alibar's one-act play Juicy and Delicious. After playing at film festivals, it was released on June 27, 2012, in New York and Los Angeles, and later expanded wider. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards at the 85th Academy Awards, in the categories Best Picture, Best Director (Benh Zeitlin), Best Adapted Screenplay (Lucy Alibar, Benh Zeitlin), and Best Actress (Quvenzhané Wallis). At age 9, Wallis became the youngest Best Actress nominee in history.


  20. Bedknobs and Broomsticks

    Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

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    Bedknobs and Broomsticks is a 1971 American musical film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by Buena Vista Distribution Company in North America on December 13, 1971. It is based upon the books The Magic Bed Knob; or, How to Become a Witch in Ten Easy Lessons (1943) and Bonfires and Broomsticks (1945) by English children's author Mary Norton. The film, which combines live action and animation, stars Angela Lansbury and David Tomlinson.


  21. Being John Malkovich

    Being John Malkovich (1999)

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    Being John Malkovich is a 1999 American fantasy comedy-drama film, written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Spike Jonze. It stars John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, and Catherine Keener, with John Malkovich playing a fictional version of himself. In the film, Cusack plays Craig Schwartz, a puppeteer who finds a portal that leads into Malkovich's mind.


  22. Beowulf

    Beowulf (2007)

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    Beowulf is a 2007 American motion capture computer-animated fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary, inspired by the Old English epic poem of the same name. The film was created through a motion capture process similar to the technique Zemeckis used in The Polar Express. The cast includes Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, Robin Wright Penn, Brendan Gleeson, John Malkovich, Crispin Glover, Alison Lohman, and Angelina Jolie. It was released in the United Kingdom and United States on November 16, 2007, and was available to view in IMAX 3D, RealD, Dolby 3D and standard 2D format.


  23. Beowulf

    Beowulf (1999)

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    Beowulf is a 1999 science fiction fantasy action film loosely based on the Old English epic poem Beowulf. Unlike most film adaptations of the poem, this version is a science-fiction/fantasy film that, according to one film critic, "takes place in a post-apocalyptic, techno-feudal future that owes more to Mad Max than Beowulf." The film was directed by Graham Baker and written by Mark Leahy and David Chappe, and comes from the same producer as Mortal Kombat, which also starred Lambert.


  24. Blade

    Blade (1998)

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    Blade is a 1998 American vampire-superhero-vigilante action film starring Wesley Snipes and Stephen Dorff, loosely based on the Marvel Comics character Blade. Snipes plays Blade, a human-vampire hybrid who protects humans from vampires.


  25. Bogus

    Bogus (1996)

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    Bogus is a 1996 American fantasy film directed by Norman Jewison, written by Alvin Sargent, and starring Whoopi Goldberg, Gérard Depardieu, and Haley Joel Osment. It features magic tricks with magician Whit Haydn as consultant. It did poorly at the box office and Goldberg was nominated for a Razzie Award for her performance. It was filmed in Canada and New Jersey.


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