Category Archives: Fantasy

47 Ronin

Release 2013

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Director: Carl Rinsch
Writers: Chris Morgan, Hossein Amini, Walter Hamada
Stars: Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ko Shibasaki, Tadanobu Asano, Min Tanaka
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1335975/

A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Release 2012

Genre Adventure, Fantasy

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Director: Peter Jackson
Writers: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro, J.R.R. Tolkien
Stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0903624/

A reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home - and the gold within it - from the dragon Smaug.

Ted

Release 2012

Genre Comedy, Fantasy

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Director: Seth MacFarlane
Writers: Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin, Wellesley Wild
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale, Giovanni Ribisi
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1637725/

As the result of a childhood wish, John Bennett's teddy bear, Ted, came to life and has been by John's side ever since - a friendship that's tested when Lori, John's girlfriend of four years, wants more from their relationship.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Release 2010

Genre Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

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Director: David Slade
Writers: Melissa Rosenberg, Stephenie Meyer
Stars: Xavier Samuel, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke, Justin Chon
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1325004/

As a string of mysterious killings grips Seattle, Bella, whose high school graduation is fast approaching, is forced to choose between her love for vampire Edward and her friendship with werewolf Jacob.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Release 2009

Genre Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

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Director: Chris Weitz
Writers: Melissa Rosenberg, Stephenie Meyer
Stars: Kristen Stewart, Christina Jastrzembska, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke, Anna Kendrick
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1259571/

Edward leaves Bella after an attack that nearly claimed her life, and in her depression she falls into yet another paranormal relationship- this time with werewolf Jacob Black.

Twilight

Release 2008

Genre Drama, Fantasy, Romance

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Director: Catherine Hardwicke
Writers: Melissa Rosenberg, Stephenie Meyer
Stars: Kristen Stewart, Sarah Clarke, Matt Bushell, Billy Burke, Gil Birmingham
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1099212/

A teenage girl risks everything when she falls in love with a vampire.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1

Release 2011

Genre Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

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Director: Bill Condon
Writers: Melissa Rosenberg, Stephenie Meyer
Stars: Taylor Lautner, Gil Birmingham, Billy Burke, Sarah Clarke, Ty Olsson
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1324999/

The Quileutes close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses a threat to the Wolf Pack and the towns people of Forks.

How to Train Your Dragon

Release 2010

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders
Writers: William Davies, Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders, Cressida Cowell, Adam F. Goldberg
Stars: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0892769/

A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Release 2002

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Director: Peter Jackson
Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair, Peter Jackson
Stars: Bruce Allpress, Sean Astin, John Bach, Sala Baker, Cate Blanchett
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0167261/

While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.

Winter's Tale

Release 2014

Genre Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

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Director: Akiva Goldsman
Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Mark Helprin
Stars: Colin Farrell, Matt Bomer, Lucy Griffiths, Michael Patrick Crane, Brian Hutchison
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1837709/

A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.