Fantasy Films through the ages

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  • Voyage Dans La Lune

    Voyage Dans La Lune
    This was one of the first ever fantasy films. It had a science fiction combined with visions of the future. Thid particular film was about a trip to the moon.
  • King Kong

     King Kong
    This was a prehistoric fantasy rather than a vision of the future and focused etremely intelligent animals.
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
    This was Disney's first full film and focused on creating magical characters in a fairytale setting.
  • The Wizard of Oz

    The Wizard of Oz
    This was, and still is, one of the gratest fantasy children films with completely made up characters and magic.
  • Cinderella

    During this period some of the most famous children movies were made, focusing on the fantasy/romance/adventure genre.
  • The 3 Worlds of Gulliver

    The 3 Worlds of Gulliver
    This fantasy revolves around traveling between different worlds rather than showing ideas of the future.
  • The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm

    The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm
    This was a feature fairytale including characters such as a princess, a dragon and a group of elves.
  • Jason and the Argonauts

    Jason and the Argonauts
    This fantasy film focuses on mythology rather than imagination.
  • Robin Hood

    Robin Hood
    Animated version of the story of Robin Hood
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    Sinbad series

    This fantasy explores the more fantastic creatures.
  • Star Wars

    Star Wars
    This is one of the first fantasy/sci-fi genre films and was a huge success later inspiring a TV series.
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
    This fantasy film revolves around alien friendships with children.
  • Dark crystal

    Dark crystal
    This story takes place in a different world and is aimed priamrily at children.
  • Legend

    This focuses on a man entering an other, magical world in order to retrieve the ring of the princess so that he can marry her.
  • Labyrinth

    This is the story of how a misplaced wish can come true in a way we are not expecting. It is a film for the whole family to enjoy whilst they enter this fantasy world.
  • The Princess Bride

    The Princess Bride
    This is one of the classic fairytales with swordfighting, a princess and an evil prince fighting for their love. All read to a child by his grandfather.
  • Edward Scissorhands

    Edward Scissorhands
    This is a romantic fantasy film which borders on being dark fantasy. Films by this point have started to explore the forbidden romance between two characters which wil not be able to be together.
  • Pocahontas

    Disney movie about the love between the daughter of a Native American tribe chief and a British explorer.
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    Harry Potter series

    The Harry Potter world is one of the most popular fantasy series. It managed to attract an audience varying from young children to adults with its world of magic, mayhem and adventure.
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    The Lord of the Rings series

    This series came out at the same time as the 'Harry Potter' series and competed with it for popularity, however, even though they are similar, this particular series was aimed at an older target audience and most of the films are not suitable for children.
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    The Chronicles of Narnia series

    This is a story of children travelling through a wardrobe to reach a magical world called Narnia. This series was mainly aimed at children and didn't attract a wide variety of adult fans like the 'Harry Potter' series did
  • Pan’s labyrinth

    Pan’s labyrinth
    This is a spanish movie and is a dark fantasy film about the war.
  • Twilight

    This was one of the first films that started off the popularity of dark fantasy/romance movies in which it is acceptable to like vampires, warewolves and the likes.
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    Twilight saga

    This one of the more popular dark fantasy sagas which was aimed mainly at teenagers.
  • Red Riding Hood

    Red Riding Hood
    This film also has aspects of dark fantasy in it and like many of the popular modern films is a remake of the children's fairytales but aimed at teenagers.