It’s always pleasant to slip into a fantasy world of your own making. You are free to live your life in any way you choose, and you can have whatever superpowers you desire. Similar effects can be seen in fantasy films. Unexpected events take place in a whole new universe that you’ve never seen before. If you haven’t seen any of these fantasy-adventure films, here are ten that you should.
1. THE GOLDEN COMPASS 6.1/10 IMDb
An orphaned girl goes on a mission to save the lives of several kidnapped children, including her own best friend, in this film. Nicole Kidman, Dakota Blue Richards, Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Sam Elliott, Ian McKellen, and Freddie Highmore all star in Chris Weltz’s film, which was written and directed by Weltz. In 2007, this science fiction picture was released.
2. DRAGONHEART 6.5/10 IMDb
In this film, a knight joins a dragon in an attempt to overthrow an immortal king. This film was written and directed by Rob Cohen and starred Sean Connery, Dina Meyer, Dennis Quaid, David Thewlis, Pete Postlewaitw, Lee Oakes, and Jason Isaacs. The year was 1996 when this action/adventure film was released.
3. THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES 6.5/10 IMDb
The story of two brothers and their sister, as well as their mother, who all migrate to a new location is the focus of this film. It appears that they are surrounded by mystical beings. Freddie Highmore, Sarah Bolger, Mary Louise Parker, Joan Plowright, and Seth Rogen all starred in this 2008 film directed by Mark Waters.
4. LIFE OF PI 7.9/10 IMDb
Pi Patel, a lifeboat survivor, is the focus of this film. When he is surrounded by a tiger and a hyena, his condition becomes difficult. Suraj Sharma, Tabu, Irfan Khan, Rafe Spall, Adil Hussain, Gerard Depardieu, and Ayush Tandon feature in this Ang Lee-directed film. In 2012, this film was released.
5. PETE’S DRAGON 6.7/10 IMDb
This fantasy film from 2016 tells the story of an orphan who sets out to find a dragon that has gone missing in the woods. Featuring Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley, Robert Redford, Oona Laurence, Toby Halbrooks, and Karl Urban, this film was written and directed by David Lowery. 2016 was the year this movie was released.
6. WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY 7.8/10 IMDb
There are five youngsters in the story of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, who are given the opportunity to enjoy an endless supply of chocolates. When tragedy strikes the children, the situation takes a turn for the bizarre. Filmed and directed by Mel Stuart in 1971, this picture featured Gene Wilder and Peter Ostrum as well as Julie Dawn Cole and Jack Albertson.
7. HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE 7.7/10 IMDb
The story of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is told in this film from 2005. This film is based on J.K. Rowling’s books and was directed by Mike Newell. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson star in this Harry Potter fantasy picture.
8. MATILDA 6.9/10 IMDb
Matilda is the protagonist of this film, who lives at home with her older sister and parents. Because of the way her principal treats her, she often resorts to using her powers. Mara Wilson, Pam Ferris, Embeth Davidtz, Jimmy Karz and Kiami Davael were among the stars that appeared in this 1996 film directed by Danny DeVito.
9. EDWARD SCISSORHANDS 7.9/10 IMDb
Scissor-handed man is the star of this film. When he is wrongly accused of committing a crime he did not commit, things get more complicated. It was released in 1990 under the direction of Tim Burton and featured Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, and Alan Arkin as the film’s leading actors, as well as Vincent Price, John Davidson, and Nick Carter.
10. ENCHANTED 7/10 IMDb
The story of a princess who is exiled from her realm by the stepmother of the man she loves is the focus of this musical romantic film. In the real world, she falls in love with an attorney. This film was released in 2007 and was directed by Kevin Lima. Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, Idina Menzel, Susan Saradon, and Rachel Covey play the primary characters in Enchanted.