After moving from Michigan to Oregon, Coraline Jones (Dakota Fanning), a feisty, adventurous young girl, finds a mysterious door that transports her to a parallel world. There, Coraline finds alternate versions of her mother (Teri Hatcher) and father (John Hodgman) and her eccentric neighbors, Miss Forcible (Dawn French), Miss Spink (Jennifer Saunders) and Mr. Bobinsky (Ian McShane) and the Cat (Keith David). Where Coraline felt ignored and neglected in the real world, she feels like the center of attention in this strange new land. But, when things start to get a little scary and her alternate mother sets out to keep her trapped in this other world, Coraline will have to use all her strength and courage to get back home. Directed by Henry Selick. Categories: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Based on a Novel. Year: 2009.
While practicing his vows in the forest after butchering his wedding rehearsal, Victor (Johnny Depp) thinks he is proposing to a branch but is instead whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious Corpse Bride (Helena Bonham Carter). While his real bride, Victoria (Emily Watson), grieves in the land of the living, Victor has an after-life adventure, eventually learning that nothing can keep him away from his one true love. Directed by Tim Burton. With Tracey Ullman, Albert Finney and Christopher Lee. Categories: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical. Year: 2005.
Benjamin Button (Brad Pitt) is born as an old man and physically ages backwards. Abandoned by his biological parents just after his birth, Benjamin struggles to live in a world where his appearance doesn't quite match up with what's inside of him. At 50, Benjamin falls in love with 30-year-old Daisy (Cate Blanchett). And, as Benjamin grows younger and Daisy grows older, the two must come to terms with the limits of their relationship and the unusual circumstances of Benjamin's life. Directed by David Fincher. With Tilda Swinton, Julia Ormond and Elle Fanning. Categories: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance. Year: 2008.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
When reporter Ethan Kendrick (Jason Behr) is sent to investigate the appearance of a monstrous creature, he meets a girl (Amanda Brooks) striken with a mysterious illness, who he believes could hold the key to stopping the beast. The pair track the creature to Los Angeles and must fight an army of reptilian monsters to fulfill an ancient prophecy. Directed by Hyung-rae Shim. With Robert Forster and Craig Robinson. Categories: Action, Drama, Fantasy. Year: 2007.
Anton (Konstantin Khabensky) continues his fight against the forces of Darkness while attempting to locate his son. The ancient battle between the forces of Light and Darkness wages on in the streets of Moscow as each side gains a powerful Great Other. One being Anton’s son, Yegor (Dmitry Martynov), who has become a "Dark Other", while Anton's love interest Svetlana (Mariya Poroshina) is the hope of the "Light". After Anton destroys evidence that would incriminate Yegor, he is accused of murder and must seek out the "Chalk of Fate" to save himself and those he loves. Directed by Timur Bekmambetov. With Galina Tyunina. Categories: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller. Year: 2006. Available October 30, 2007.
In the land of Jhamora, the winged Nohrin and the terrestrial Lockni have a long-standing feud rising from their mutual prejudices. When Delgo (Freddie Prinze Jr.), a rebellious Lockni teenager, forms an unlikely friendship with Kyla (Jennifer Love Hewitt), the spunky Nohrin Princess, hostilities between the two peoples escalate. With war imminent, Sedessa (Anne Bancroft), an exiled Empress, sets out to reclaim her rule with the help of a Raius (Malcolm McDowell), a devious traitor to the throne, and two bumbling servants (Eric Idle). After Empress Sedessa kidnaps Princess Kyla and frames Delgo for the crime, Delgo and his best friend, Filo (Chris Kattan), must put aside their differences to join forces with Bogardus (Val Kilmer), a tough Nohrin General. Directed by Marc F. Adler and Jason Maurer. With Kelly Ripa, Michael Clarke Duncan, Louis Gossett Jr. and Burt Reynolds. Categories: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance. Year: 2008.
The Santa Lucia School shelters orphans and other abandoned childre, during the final days of the Spanish Civil War. Upon his arrival, 10-year-old Carlos (Fernando Tielve) is confronted with the hostility of the other children and the adults who run the school. Gradually, Carlos uncovers the dark ties that bind the Saint Lucia's inhabitants, including the secret that haunts them all. Directed by Guillermo del Toro. Categories: Drama, Crime, Mystery, Horror, Foreign Film. Year: 2001.
The Devil's Backbone
Bethany Sloane (Linda Fiorentino), an abortion clinic worker who happens to be the last descendant of Jesus Christ, is called upon to save humanity from two fallen angels (Ben Affleck and Matt Damon) who have found a loophole that will send them back to heaven, and thus end all of existence. Initially skeptical and reluctant, Bethany eventually accepts her destiny and is aided in her quest by two unlikely prophets, Jay (Jason Mewes) and Silent Bob (Kevin Smith), Rufus (Chris Rock), the 13th apostle, and Serendipity (Salma Hayek), a vivacious muse. Standing is Bethany's way is Azrael (Jason Lee), a demon with a personal vendetta against God. Directed by Kevin Smith. With Alan Rickman, Janeane Garofalo, George Carlin and Alanis Morissette. Categories: Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance. Year: 1999.
Based on the popular series of Dragonball fantasy novels, Dragonball Evolution tells the story of Goku (Justin Chatwin), whose grandfather (Randall Duk Kim) tells him to seek out Master Roshi (Yun-Fat Chow) and find the seven magical orbs that give their owner the power to rule the world. Goku and Master Roshi rush to find the dragonballs before the evil Lord Piccolo (James Marsters) gets them. Directed by James Wong. With Emmy Rossum and Jamie Chung and. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2009.
In 10191, the desert planet Dune has been taken over by the Harkonnens in order to obtain the precious spice that lies beneath the planet's sands. Paul Atreides (Kyle MacLachlan), a warrior messiah, leads the native inhabitants of Dune in an uprising against their evil rulers, battling giant man-eating worms and learning to use a supernatural power. Directed by David Lynch. With Virginia Madsen, Jürgen Prochnow, Patrick Stewart and Sting. Categories: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy. Year: 1984.
Elliot (Henry Thomas) is a young boy who discovers a friendly little alien left behind by his companions on a late night visit to Earth. Along with his siblings, Michael (Robert MacNaughton) and Gertie (Drew Barrymore), Elliot bonds with E.T. before learning that he needs to contact his home planet so that he can be picked up. But, when government agents move in, Elliot's connection with E.T. puts his life in danger and the loveable alien's return is put in jeopardy. Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Dee Wallace-Stone, Peter Coyote and Sean Frye. Categories: Cult Classics, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi. Year: 1982.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Peg (Dianne Wiest), a perky Avon lady, discovers Edward (Johnny Depp), a mad scientist's half-finished experiment, while making her daily rounds. When she attempts to bring Edward into her suburban world to live among her family and gossipy neighbors, the gentle, kind-hearted misfit struggles to understand a world he knows nothing about. Directed by Tim Burton. With Winona Ryder, Anthony Michael Hall, Alan Arkin, Vincent Price and Kathy Baker. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance. Year: 1990.
Elektra (Jennifer Garner) is a mystical warrior combining incredibly physical strength with a supernatural ability to tell the future. An assassin by trade, she abandons the protection of her master Kirigi (Will Yun Lee) and begins a bitter struggle to protect her two latest targets, Mark Miller (Goran Visnjic) and his young daughter Abby (Kirsten Prout), from the warriors trying to kill them. Directed by Rob Bowman. With Terence Stamp and Bob Sapp. Categories: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Will Ferrell stars as an elf raised in Santa's Workshop in the North Pole who grows to twice the size of the other elves. Learning that his biological father (James Caan) lives in New York, he heads off to the Big Apple. There he finds that his Scrooge-like father and step-brother (Daniel Tay) don't know the true meaning of Christmas spirit, and he sets out to teach them. Zooey Deschanel is a beautiful young woman he falls in love with. Directed by Jon Favreau. With Peter Dinklage and Mary Steenburgen. Categories: Comedy, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2003.
In the fairytale world of Frell, Ella (Anne Hathaway), beautiful young woman, is forced by a magical spell to obey every command she is given. Tired of being taken advantage of by her cruel stepmother (Joanna Lumley) and wicked stepsisters (Lucy Punch and Jennifer Higham), Ella sets out to find Lucinda (Vivica A. Fox), the fairy who originally cast the spell. Helping Ella along the way is Slannen (Aidan McArdle), an elf who wants to be a lawyer, and Prince Charmont (Hugh Dancy), whom Ella falls in love with at first sight. To free herself from her burden and live the life she wants, Ella must outwit ogres and giants and find the strength that has always hidden inside her. Directed by Tommy O'Haver. With Cary Elwes, Minnie Driver, Eric Idle and Steve Coogan. Categories: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Adventure, Family. Year: 2004.
When a fairytale princess (Amy Adams) is transported into modern day New York City by an evil queen (Susan Sarandon), she begins to change her views on life and love after meeting a handsome lawyer (Patrick Dempsey). Banished from her magical, animated home, the princess is followed by her equally unprepared prince (James Marsden), who hopes to save his damsel from the dangers of the real world. Directed by Kevin Lima. With Timothy Spall and Rachel Covey. Categories: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2007.
In the land of Alagaesia, orphan farm boy Eragon (Ed Speleers) discovers a mysterious blue stone that turns out to be a dragon's egg. When the dragon Saphira (voiced by Rachel Weisz) is born, Eragon learns that he is the dragon rider of ancient prophesy meant to set his people free from the evil King Galbatorix (John Malkovich). With Saphira and his wise mentor, Brom (Jeremy Irons), at his side, Eragon learns magic, swordfighting and dragon-riding in his quest to fulfill his destiny. Directed by Stefen Fangmeier. With Sienna Guillory, Robert Carlyle and Djimon Hounsou. Categories: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2006.
After leaving the Buffalo TV station where he was tormented by rival Bruce Nolan, Evan Baxter (Steve Carell) is elected as a congressman and moves to Washington D.C. But, just as he is getting started with his new job, God (Morgan Freeman) summons Evan to build an ark. As Evan is transformed into a modern day Noah, he must deal with the appearance of thousands of wild animals and explain his bizarre behavior to his family, friends and constituents. Directed by Tom Shadyac. With Lauren Graham, Jonah Hill, Wanda Sykes, Ed Helms, John Michael Higgins and John Goodman. Categories: Comedy, Fantasy. Year: 2007.
After the sudden death of her loving father, Danielle (Drew Barrymore) is forced into servitude by her wicked stepmother, Baroness De Ghent (Anjelica Huston). Though her life is difficult - filled with chores and two new step sisters - Danielle grows into a happy, strong-willed young woman. Then, one day, her life changes forever when the handsome Prince Henry (Dougray Scott) crosses her path. Falling deeply in love, the pair begin to believe that it is possible to live happily ever after. But, in order for their romance to survive, they will have to overcome an evil scheme concocted by the Baroness. Directed by Andy Tennant. With Patrick Godfrey. Categories: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy. Year: 1998.
Arthur (Nigel Terry) is a legendary hero destined to be king. Wielding the mythical sword Excalibur, Arthur must rely on the counsel of the wise wizard Merlin (Nicol Williamson) to protect him against the force of his evil sister, Morgana (Helen Mirren), and their wicked son, Mordred (Robert Addie), born of incest and magic. Directed by John Boorman. With Gabriel Byrne, Nicholas Clay, Paul Geoffrey, Patrick Stewart and Liam Neeson. Categories: Adventure, Fantasy. Year: 1981.
After a freak accident in space, four astronauts are hit by cosmic radiation so intense that it mutates them into super powerful beings, outwardly normal but possessing incredible abilities. Realizing that their new powers could be used for good, they prepare themselves to challenge the evil Doctor Victor Von Doom (Julian McMahon) in a struggle for the survival of the world. Directed by Tim Story. With Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans and Michael Chiklis. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, New York. Year: 2005.
When Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice in his cornfield accompanied by a vision of a baseball field, he takes it as a sign to plow under his crops and build a diamond. After its construction, the ghosts of Shoeless Joe Jackson (Ray Liotta) and the rest of the Black Sox appear on the field and play ball. But, when the voice returns with another cryptic task, Ray must decide what's important to him, even if it means losing his farm. Directed by Phil Alden Robinson. With James Earl Jones, Burt Lancaster, Amy Madigan, Gaby Hoffmann and Timothy Busfield. Categories: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sports. Year: 1989.
Field of Dreams
While boarding a flight for a school trip to France, Alex (Devon Sawa) has a terrifying premonition that the plane will explode. When events from his vision begin to happen for real, Alex becomes hysterical and tries to get everyone off the aircraft, but only succeeds in getting himself and some classmates thrown off the flight. When the plane does explode just after takeoff, Alex and his friends think that they have cheated death. But, after the survivors begin to die under mysterious circumstances, they realize that death has tracked them down and will not stop until their debt is paid. Directed by James Wong. With Ali Larter,Kerr Smith, Seann William Scott, Kristen Cloke and Amanda Detmer. Categories: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Fantasy. Year: 2000.
Dr. Aki Ross (Ming-Na) is a scientist struggling to combat an invasion of mysterious aliens trying to wipe out life on Earth. Working with her friend Grey Edwards (Alec Baldwin), leader of a deadly military unit, she must contend with the actions of the barbaric General Hein (James Woods) as he tries to destroy the alien presence once and for all, even if it means the destruction of our planet. Directed by Hironobu Sakaguchi and Moto Sakakibara. With Ving Rhames, Steve Buscemi, Donald Sutherland and Jean Simmons. Categories: Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action, Animation. Year: 2001.
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
While hunting down bootleg DVDs in a Chinatown pawnshop, Jason (Michael Angarano), an American teenager obsessed with kung fu movies, is transported back to ancient China after stumbling upon the stick weapon of the Monkey King, a legendary sage and warrior. Once there, Jason joins up with a band of martial arts masters, including Lu Yan (Jackie Chan) and Silent Monk (Jet Li), in order to free the Monkey King, who has been imprisoned by the evil Jade Warlord (Collin Chou). Directed by Rob Minkoff. With Yifei Liu and Bingbing Li. Categories: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy. Year: 2008.
The Forbidden Kingdom
Professional criminals Seth (George Clooney) and Richard Gecko (Quentin Tarantino) kidnap a family and hijack their RV, after a bloody robbery in Texas. Once across the border into Mexico, the Geckoes take the former pastor (Harvey Keitel), his teenage daughter (Juliette Lewis) and adopted son (Ernest Liu) to a rough biker bar where they need to pay off a debt. But, as night falls, it becomes apparent that the bar caters to a clientele with a taste for human blood. Directed by Robert Rodriguez. With Salma Hayek, Cheech Marin and Danny Trejo. Categories: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller. Year: 1996.
From Dusk Till Dawn
This is the movie that asks the question: What would it be like if the government were able to train guinea pigs to be secret agents? Penélope Cruz, Sam Rockwell, Nicolas Cage and others provide the voices for a group of high-IQ talking computer-generated guinea pigs that are specially trained to save humanity from a villain's plot to take over the world. The movie is in a 3-D digital format. Directed by Hoyt Yeatman. With Tracy Morgan, Will Arnett, Bill Nighy, and Zach Galifianakis and. Categories: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy. Year: 2009.
Dr. Peter Venkam (Bill Murray), Dr. Raymond Stantz (Dan Aykroyd) and Dr. Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis) are parapsychologists dealing in the weird and the occult. After being fired from their jobs, they team up with Winston Zeddemore (Ernie Hudson) to become the Ghostbusters, a team of exterminators who trap and dispose of spirits, ghosts and ghouls. When they discover a dimensional gateway and a terrible supernatural threat to New York, they must figure out a way to save the city and validate their ridiculous line of work. Directed by Ivan Reitman. With Sigourney Weaver and Rick Moranis. Categories: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, New York. Year: 1984.
In order to protect the woman he loves, motorcycle stunt performer Johnny Blaze (Nicolas Cage) sells his soul to Mephisto (Peter Fonda), but ends up losing Roxanne (Eva Mendes) anyway. Years later, Mephisto returns with a deal. In exchange for his soul, Blaze agrees to become the Ghost Rider, an avenging spirit that takes its form at night as a demon with a flaming skull and motorcycle. Directed by Mark Steven Johnson. With Wes Bentley and Sam Elliott. Categories: Action, Fantasy, Thriller. Year: 2007.
When Bertram Pincus (Ricky Gervais), a prickly dentist with poor people skills, has a near death experience, he awakes to discover that he can now see ghosts. For a man who has enough trouble dealing with the living, enduring the constant pestering of a city full of needy spirits leaves Bertram annoyed and exhausted. Undeterred by his bad attitude, Frank Herlihy (Greg Kinnear), an especially persistent ghost, convinces Bertram to do whatever's necessary to prevent his widow Gwen (Téa Leoni) from marrying a man he doesn't approve of. Directed by David Koepp. With Aasif Mandvi, Kristen Wiig and Alan Ruck. Categories: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance. Year: 2008.
After learning of an extraordinary particle capable of uniting the universe, young Lyra Belacqua (Dakota Blue Richards) journeys to the Artic North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from a mysterious organization. To succeed in her quest, Lyra must seek aid from mysterious clans and powerful armored polar bears and embrace her destiny of saving the world. Directed by Chris Weitz. With Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2007.
The Golden Compass
Pilot Hal Jordan receives a powerful ring from a mysterious, dying alien creature and it transforms him into a Green Lantern, part of an elite force of heroes. They guard the universe to keep the peace under the leadership of the Guardians of the Universe. Concerned about the ability and loyalty of their newest member, the Guardians assign Hal to their most-honored master, Sinestro, for training. The other Green Lanterns don't know that Sinestro wants to overthrow the Guardians and become the new ruler. Hal must prove himself by defeating Sinestro to save the Green Lantern Corps. Directed by Lauren Montgomery. With Christopher Meloni, Kurtwood Smith and Victor Garber. Categories: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi. Year: 2009.
Green Lantern: First Flight
During Christmastime, an inventor father (Hoyt Axton) buys his son, Billy (Zach Galligan), a cuddly creature from a mysterious Chinese merchant. But, when Billy mistakenly breaks the important rules concerning Gizmo's care, it's not long before the entire town is overrun with an overwhelming band of little, green monsters. It's up to Billy, his girlfriend Kate (Phoebe Cates), his neighbor Pete (Corey Feldman) and even Gizmo himself to find a way to stop the gremlins and save the town from certain ruin. Directed by Joe Dante. With Dick Miller. Categories: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror. Year: 1984.
A few years after Gremlins overran their town, Billy (Zach Galligan) and Kate (Phoebe Cates) move to New York to work for media mogul Daniel Clamp (John Glover). What they don't know is that Gizmo is being held in a genetics lab in their office building. Once again, the cuddly creature accidentally gets wet and the Gremlins are released into the building. While Gizmo, Billy and Kate figure out a way to fight back, a mutated Gremlin with increased intelligence is created, and plans to lead his fellow monsters out into the city as soon as it gets dark. Directed by Joe Dante. With Robert Picardo and Christopher Lee. Categories: Comedy, Horror, Fantasy. Year: 1990.
Gremlins 2: The New Batch
Phil Connors (Bill Murray) is a bitter weather man from Pittsburgh sent to cover the ridiculous people of Punxsutawney on Groundhog Day for the fourth year in a row. Connors doesn't think his life can get any worse. But, when he wakes up the next morning to find that it's still Groundhog Day, he realizes that he is trapped in some kind of sadistic loop that forces him to relive the day over and over until he gets it right. Directed by Harold Ramis. With Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott and Robin Duke. Categories: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance. Year: 1993.
In the second installment of the Harry Potter series, Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) is preparing for a new year at Hogwarts when Dobby, a house elf, warns him to stay away. Strange things are happening at the school, as muggles (students born to families outside the magic world) are being paralyzed. Harry, along with his friends, Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson), vow to get to the bottom of the mystery. Kenneth Branagh plays a telegenic celebrity wizard. Directed by Chris Columbus. With Toby Jones and Tom Felton. Categories: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery. Year: 2002.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Selected to be Hogwarts' representative in a dangerous Triwizard Tournament, Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) must compete in a series of increasingly terrifying contests, even as the evil wizard Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) begins his return to the land of the living. Directed by Mike Newell. With Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman and Maggie Smith. Categories: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
With Voldemort's power growing, Dumbledore (Michael Gambon) continues to prepare Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) for the final confrontation that he knows is quickly approaching. To aid in Harry's training and help unlock Voldemort's secret defenses, Dumbledore recruits his old friend Horace Slughorn (Jim Broadbent), whom he belives holds crucial information. Meanwhile, Harry gains possession of a powerful potions book that he discovers once belonged the mysterious Half-Blood Prince. As Harry improves his potions work and learns a few new powerful spells, his friends Ron (Rupert Grint Rupert Grint) and Hermoine (Emma Watson) struggle to maintain their friendship with their hormones pulling them in opposite directions. Directed by David Yates. With Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin and Hero Fiennes-Tiffin. Categories: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance. Year: 2008.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
As his fifth year at Hogwarts begins, Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) struggles with the trials of adolescence and his upcoming OWL exams, while Voldemort's (Ralph Fiennes) return looms in the distance. Things get even worse when authorities ignore Harry and Dumbledore's (Michael Gambon) warnings and Harry's classmates begin to view him with disdain. Meanwhile, a new witch assumes control at Hogwarts, throwing the entire school into chaos. Directed by David Yates. With Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Helena Bonham Carter, Gary Oldman and Alan Rickman. Categories: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2007.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
The third Harry Potter movie follows Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson) in their third year at Hogwarts. A murderer, Sirius Black (Gary Oldman), known as evil Lord Voldemort's most devoted follower, has just escaped from prison and is coming for Harry. Evil guards called the Dementors are sent to capture him. But could the Dementors also have it in for Harry? Everything is not as it seems. Directed by Alfonso Cuarón. With Tom Felton, Richard Griffiths and Michael Gambon. Categories: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery. Year: 2004.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
The first film in the Harry Potter series, this tells the story of Harry's early life: How he grew up an orphan without knowing he has magic powers, and how he enrolls in Hogwarts and reclaims his place in the wizarding world. Daniel Radcliffe plays Harry, while Rupert Grint and Emma Watson are Ron and Hermione, his best friends. Richard Harris is Hogwarts head Prof. Dumbledore, while Maggie Smith is a formidable witch. John Cleese plays a scene-stealing ghost. Directed by Chris Columbus. With Tom Felton. Categories: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery. Year: 2001.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
During an anniversary trip with his wife Sara (Marsha Thomason) and their two children (Marc John Jefferies and Aree Davis), workaholic realtor Jim Evers (Eddie Murphy) makes a detour to an historic but rundown mansion in the hopes of turning a big profit. After receiving a cold welcome from the creepy butler Ramsley (Terence Stamp), the family is introduced to Master Gracey (Nathaniel Parker), the eccentric owner of the estate. When a violent thunderstorm forces the family to stay the night, the Evers soon find themselves in a real-life haunted house, and discover that Sara shares an unexpected connection to its ghostly past. Directed by Rob Minkoff. With Jennifer Tilly and Wallace Shawn. Categories: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller. Year: 2003.
The Haunted Mansion
Born in hell and brought to Earth by the Nazis and Russian mystic Girgori Rasputin (Karel Roden) to perpetuate evil, Hellboy (Ron Perlman) is rescue by the US Army and raised to be a hero by the kind Professor Bruttenholm (John Hurt). Hidden from the world he protects for sixty years, Hellboy now works for the ultra-secret Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense, alongside a telepathic, fishlike psychic named Abe Sapien (Doug Jones) and Liz (Selma Blair), a woman with unwieldy pyrokinetic powers with whom Hellboy is in love. When Rasputin returns from the grave to complete his plot to destroy the planet, Hellboy is forced to face off with a powerful, self-replicating demon, and fights for control of his destiny. Directed by Guillermo del Toro. With Rupert Evans and Jeffrey Tambor. Categories: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Based on a Comic. Year: 2004.
When an ancient truce is broken, threatening to bring hell on Earth, Hellboy (Ron Perlman), the tough-talking demon superhero, returns to defend the human race. Together with his team (Selma Blair and Doug Jones), Hellboy must face off against the evil Prince Nuada (Luke Goss) and the grotesque creatures of his undefeatable Golden Army. Directed by Guillermo del Toro. With Jeffrey Tambor, Anna Walton and John Hurt. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Based on a Comic. Year: 2008.
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
When Larry (Andrew Robinson) and Julia (Clare Higgins) Cotton move into a new house, they have no idea what terror awaits them. Larry's half-brother Frank (Sean Chapman) is trapped upstairs, bodiless and insane. When Julia agrees to help rejuvenate his missing form, she opens the door to a host of evil creatures desperate to possess every human they encounter. Only Larry's daughter Kirsty (Ashley Laurence) can save the day. Directed by Clive Barker. With Oliver Smith. Categories: Cult Classics, Horror, Fantasy. Year: 1987.
Maggie Peyton (Lindsay Lohan) has always wanted to follow in her father's (Michael Keaton) footsteps and become a NASCAR driver. This seems unlikely when she gets a dusty old Volkswagen bug for her birthday, but this car has a mind of its own. Directed by Angela Robinson. With Matt Dillon, Breckin Meyer and Cheryl Hines. Categories: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sports. Year: 2005.
Herbie: Fully Loaded
Peter Banning (Robin Williams) has been away from Neverland for so long that he has forgotten who he really is. After Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman) kidnaps his kids, Peter must travel back to Neverland and remember what it's like to be a kid himself. To help him rediscover his inner child, Peter's old friends Tinkerbell (Julia Roberts) and the Lost Boys put him through his paces and prepare him for a duel with Captain Hook for the fate of his children. Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Bob Hoskins, Caroline Goodall, Charlie Korsmo, Amber Scott and Dante Basco. Categories: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy. Year: 1991.
Jessica (Rachel McAdams), is a gorgeous but mean-spirited teen. Clive (Rob Schneider) is a career criminal. Due to a supernatural turn of events, the two switch bodies. Jessica is horrified and wants to get her body back as soon as possible. Clive is actually delighted with his new looks, which he can use to pull off a series of heists. Jessica's friend (Anna Faris) is the only one who knows their body-switch secret, but can she help them switch back? Directed by Tom Brady. Categories: Comedy, Fantasy. Year: 2002.
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