Fantasy movies always make the global audience deeply impressed via its diverse character system including dragons, elves, monsters, witches, or more. There are a lot of movies to become classic ones or billion-dollar blockbusters such as The Lord Of The Rings or Harry Potter. Now, check out the best fantasy movies of Hollywood with to learn which movies they are.

List Of Best Fantasy Movies Of Hollywood

1. The Lord Of The Rings (2001-2003)

Fans of fantasy movies must watch The Lord Of The Rings at least once or twice. The film series is based on J.R.R Tolkien’s three huge novels. The Lord Of The Rings has helped its author become the Great Tree in the fantasy genre. Even Harry Potter’s author J. K. Rowling then admitted that Tolkien is one of her most inspirational writers.

The Lord Of The Rings tells a story about a ring that all forces want to have. The story takes place in a fictional world in Middle Earth and revolves around the following peoples and races: Men, Elves, Dwarves, Ents, Orcs, Hobbits, and Trolls. This series won up to 17 Oscars including the award for the Best Picture - the most reputable award that is seldom given to fantasy Movies. And that’s why The Lord Of The Rings sits on the first position on the list of the best Hollywood fantasy movies of all time.

The Lord Of The Rings
The Lord Of The Rings.

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2. Harry Potter (2001-2011)

Gaining the same fame as The Lord Of The Rings is Harry Potter - the film series that is based on the best-selling fantasy novels by J. K. Rowling. Harry Potter is recognized as the greatest box office success in the genre when it comes to its revenue from the novels and movie series.

Harry Potter revolves around the magic world and Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) is the main character. As one of the students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, this boy follows the mission to take down Dark Lord Voldemort.

Harry Potter
Harry Potter series.

3. Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

Unlike Harry Potter and The Lord Of The Rings, Pan’s Labyrinth depicts a dark and mysterious world. It is set in Spain in World War 2 and revolves around a girl who lives with her mother and accidentally meets a series of mysteries and strange creatures in a maze. Pan’s Labyrinth received lots of high appreciation and won 3 Oscars.

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4. Indiana Jones (1981-2008)

Speaking of the top 10 fantasy movies of Hollywood, Steven Spielberg’s Indiana Jones is a must-have name. The series revolves around a journey of an archeologist to discover historical sites, tombs, and face brutal forces. Raiders Of The Lost Ark - The first part of this series received up to 4 Oscars and became a monument in the archaeological adventure genre.

5. Pirates Of The Caribbean (2003-2017)

Pirates Of The Caribbean is also a classic series on the list of best fantasy movies in Hollywood. It tells a story about pirates on Captain Jack Sparrow’s ship. On the journey to seek treasuries, they have to face lots of mysterious forces including the souls of the deceased pirates.

6. Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Sleepy Hollow is Tim Burton’s supernatural horror movie and based on the novel under the same name of Washington Irving. It mentions a young doctor who comes to the village of Sleepy Hollow to investigate weird murders. In the remote village, the young doctor has to confront The Headless Horseman, as well as many other scary plots.

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7. Fantastic Beast (2016-now)

After Harry Potter gained lots of success, Warner Bros. and J. K. Rowling have continued to produce Fantastic Beast - a series that is set before Harry Potter and Voldemort were born. The main character in Fantastic Beasts is Newt Scamander - the guy who teams up with young Dumbledore to fight against infamous dark wizard Grindelwald.

8. The Hobbit (2012-2014)

Many years after the release of The Lord Of The Rings, Warner Bros. purchased New Line Cinema and adapted J.  R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. This series is set before The Lord Of The Rings with the main character as the uncle of Frodo - The Lord Of The Rings’s main character. As one of the best fantasy movies of Hollywood, The Hobbit won the hearts of the global audience via the magnificence of nature and marvelous fights in Middle-Earth.

9. Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe (2005)

Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe is based on C. S. Lewis’s book and revolves around an adventure to the fictional world Narnia in which lions, witches, and knights team up with to struggle against the White Witch.

10. The Dark Crystal (1982)

The last name on the best fantasy movies Hollywood list is The Dark Crystal - a standalone movie by Jim Henson. Although it was produced with a low budget, it managed to become a cult-culture in the fantasy community in the United States.

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