Best Fantasy Movies

Witches, magic, fallen stars, time travel, quests to save the world -- fantasy movies are filled with plots and characters that are bound to spark your kids' imagination. This list of our editors' favorites is sure to come in handy for your next family movie night.

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My Neighbor Totoro Movie Poster Image
Beautifully animated fantasy about friendship fit for all.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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The Dark Crystal Movie Poster Image
A fantastic but more intense Muppet adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Poster Image
First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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The NeverEnding Story Movie Poster Image
Boy bibliophile becomes part of fantasy tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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Willow Movie Poster Image
Magic-filled fantasy adventure with a few battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Movie Poster Image
Timeless classic faithfully rendered.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Spirited Away Movie Poster Image
Magnificent movie with scary creatures and a strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Time Bandits Movie Poster Image
Fun fantasy has a bit of bite.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie Poster Image
Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Stardust Movie Poster Image
Dazzling fantasy romcom has some dark moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Movie Poster Image
Fans will approve of gripping, violent middle installment.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Movie Poster Image
Imaginative Heath Ledger fantasy is too dark for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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