Best Family Fantasy Movies

An exciting fantasy movie for the whole family is a great way to spend time with your household. Watch the latest films and films that have become classics. Enjoy watching and discuss your favorite moments!

Espen in the troll kingdom (2017)

The protagonist of this fantasy film accidentally burns down his father’s farm, and is now forced to leave his family and go on a difficult and dangerous journey. The guy will have to rescue the royal daughter from the captivity of the Mountain King – an evil, cruel creature. If Espen returns the beauty to her father, he will receive a huge fortune as a reward and will be able to restore the burned-out family farm. Espen could not even think that thoughts of reward would fade into the background as soon as he saw the princess.

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Original title:
Askeladden – I Dovregubbens hall

Actors:
Vebjorn Enger, Elli Harboa, Mads Sjogard Pettersen …

Country:
Norway

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.4, IMDb – 6.2

Age limits :
6+

Jurassic World (2015)

The owner of the outlandish park-reserve, which is inhabited by dinosaurs, incurs losses: at first, whole families came here, but gradually the attendance began to fall. In order to restore popularity to the reserve, scientists decide to develop a new species of predator. They do not even imagine how dangerous the creation of their hands can be for people. Will it be possible to stop the mutant and return people to their former peace? This great family movie will let you immerse yourself in the world of fantasy and make you worry about the characters.

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Original title:
Jurassic World

Actors:
Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Nick J. Robinson …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.9, IMDb – 7.0

Age limit:
12+

Maleficent (2014)

The magical world of the young fairy Maleficent is full of harmony and love. But everything changes when people invade her possessions. They bring chaos and destruction with them. The girl has no choice but to call on the help of dark forces to protect her world and subjects. In addition, Maleficent has another important goal – to take revenge on the offender who cut off her magical wings. But once the heroes of this family fantasy film were best friends…

Original title:
Maleficent

Actors:
Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.2, IMDb – 7.0

Age restrictions:
12+

Percy Jackson (2010-2017)

At first glance, Percy Jackson is an ordinary teenager, but only the closest people from his family know that this is not so. Since birth, he has been haunted by inexplicable phenomena. And only as an adult, Percy learns that the reason is in his origin: he is a demigod. The teenager will have to become a modern hero of myths, overcome many difficulties and fight dangerous creatures. Only he can protect his world! An interesting fantasy film for the whole family is a great option for joint leisure.

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Original title:
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Actors:
Logan Lerman, Brandon T. Jackson, Alexandra Daddario…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.2, IMDb – 5.9

Age restrictions:
6+

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010)

This picture tells about the struggle of wizards against supernatural forces that are trying to destroy humanity. The main character of this family fantasy film is an ordinary teenager Dave. The guy does not even assume that a responsible mission to save the world will fall on his shoulders! The choice falls on the hero not by chance: the great sorcerer Merlin himself appointed him as his successor. At first, Dave did not even suspect that he had supernatural powers. But now his life will never be the same.

Original title:
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Actors:
Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molina …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.9, IMDb – 6.1

Age restrictions:
16+

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Alice, who has grown up, will have to marry a young man for whom she does not feel any sympathy. Even to her own engagement she was lured by cunning. The girl is rescued by a white rabbit in a camisole: he carries Alice into a mysterious hole, where incredible adventures await her. Ahead is an unforgettable meeting with the Cheshire Cat, the Red Queen and other fairy tale characters. What is it – a reality or an outlandish dream?

Original title:
Alice in Wonderland

Actors:
Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.1, IMDb – 6.4

Age Limits :
12+

Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)

This family-friendly, sci-fi adventure features the story of the eccentric Professor Anderson. A scientist travels around Iceland with his nephew, hoping to confirm unusual theories that his colleagues do not accept. On the way, the expedition is replenished with one more participant – a beautiful girl, the daughter of a famous explorer. The three of them must conduct a series of scientific tests, but suddenly find themselves in a mysterious underworld. Science has never known such a thing!

Original title:
Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D

Actors:
Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, Anita Briem …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.7, IMDb – 5.8

Age Limits :
12+

Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

An incredible story about how an inquisitive teenager Jared found a diary in a walled-up office of an old estate. Its author is the former owner of the Spiderwick estate. This is a man to whom a mysterious, full of mysteries and adventures, a fairy-tale world was opened. Together with his brother and sister, Jared goes on an amazing journey, where they have to learn a lot of interesting things, protect the inhabitants of a magical land from villains and save Spiderwick’s diary for the good of the whole world.

Original title:
The Spiderwick Chronicles

Actors:
Freddie Highmore, Mary-Louise Parker, Nick Nolte…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.8, IMDb – 6.5

Age restrictions:
12+

Stardust (2007)

A kind family tale about how a magical world can begin behind an ordinary village fence. A guy named Dunstan accidentally ends up in a magical city and falls in love with a girl who turns out to be a kidnapped princess. However, you have to pay for your actions: 9 months after the fateful meeting, a baby is brought to the hero and announced that this is his son! The boy is waiting for incredible adventures: having matured, he goes in search of a fallen star.

Original title:
Stardust

Actors:
Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Michelle Pfeiffer …

Country:
UK, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.7, IMDb – 7.6

Age Limits :
12+

Golden Compass (2007)

What to do if your best friend is in trouble? That’s right – go to the rescue! Even if for this you have to leave your family and make a trip to the North Pole region. That is exactly what the kind and brave girl Lyra did. Like all fantasy films for family viewing, this picture is based on magic, magic, the struggle between good and evil. The main characters are waiting for amazing adventures. Lyra has to overcome many dangers, but with the help of her faithful team, she bravely goes to the goal!

Original title:
The Golden Compass

Actors:
Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards…

Country:
Great Britain, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.6, IMDb – 6.1

Age restrictions:
12+

Bridge to Terabithia (2006)

This amazing story will be interesting for the whole family. It tells the story of two teenagers who discover a magical land for themselves. Unusual creatures live here and outlandish rules reign. There would be complete harmony in Terabithia, if not for the Dark Lord, whose main desire is to enslave the fairy-tale world. The heroes have a difficult choice: to help their new friends or to take care of their own business, because the school is planning major competitions, where both teenagers have every chance of winning.

Original title:
Bridge to Terabithia

Actors:
Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.7, IMDb – 7.1

Age restrictions:
0+

Chronicles of Narnia (2005-2010)

All the best family fantasy films have an interesting plot. In the center of this picture are four ordinary children from the same family. One day the guys find themselves in a magical land where winter always reigns. They have to save the fairy-tale world from the evil queen. There are many trials ahead of the children: the struggle for justice and the return of the throne to the real heir, the search for exiled lords and other exciting adventures.

Original title:
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Actors:
Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley…

Country:
Great Britain, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.3, IMDb – 6.9

Age restrictions:
6+

The last hero (2017)

The place of honor among the funniest Russian comedies of 2016 and 2017 is taken by Dmitry Dyachenko’s fabulous tape about the last hero. This is one of the successful projects of Walt Disney in Russia, and on the screen the audience will see their favorite actors in the most unexpected ways.

The protagonist, who was superbly played by the star of “Kitchen” Viktor Khorinyak, falls from our world into the fantastic lands of Belogorye. There he is mistaken for the son of Ilya Muromets, and they have high hopes for the guy. However, the young swindler Ivan Ilyich Naydenov, nicknamed Svetozar, is not ready for heroic deeds. And what will happen to the unfortunate hero in the world where Baba Yaga, Koschey the Immortal, Mermaid and Vodyanoy live, will be shown by a fascinating view.

Actors:
Viktor Khorinyak, Mila Sivatskaya, Ekaterina Vilkova, Elena Yakovleva …

Country:
Russia

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.8, IMDb – 6.5

Age restrictions:
12+

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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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