What are the best fantasy movies on Netflix?

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Many of them combine the fantastic and the real, notably the remarkable Nightbooks. You can also dive straight into the world of high fantasy with The Golden Compass, based on the classic novels by Philip Pullman. While the platform does not intend to renew the Resident Evil series, it is full of good films and universes to discover.

night books

Co-produced by Sam Raimi, this film by dark fantasy bears the mark of horror. Always intended for young spectatorsNightbooks offers a mystery around a young boy who must figure out how to escape from a magic apartment belonging to the witch Natacha by Krysten Ritter.

The Old Guard

The Old Guard

Technically a superhero movie, The old guard brings a lot of awesome action scenes, bursting with every shot from star Charlize Theron. Theron plays the role of Andy, leader of a group of immortal mercenaries, including a knight who fought during the Crusades. The age-old warriors go on a mission of revenge, with progressive heroes and well-crafted fights, even if the film cannot avoid all the clichés.

The Water Man

The Water Man

The Water Man will not be for everyone. More dramatic than pure fantasy, this family adventure tackles themes like grief, loss and friendship. Gunner, 11, and his family move to a new town, where the bookworm must deal not only with a lack of friends, but also with a harsh father and a mother suffering from leukemia. His escape takes him to a forest fairy tales, where his imagination comes to life. An adventurous tale that tackles bigger issues.

Errorari

Errorari

Errementari, translated by The blacksmithis a fantasy horror film about a pact with the devil. In northern Spain in the 1830s, a blacksmith holds a demon captive, until an orphan girl unwittingly frees him. War, murder, kidnapping, suicide and much more awaits you in the furnace of this hellish horror with surprising touches of dark comedy.

Big Fish

Big Fish

Settle in for a fantasy tale. Will Bloom (Billy Crudup) visits his dying father, whose stories exciting and impossible things about his life begin to become believable. This Tim Burton-directed adventure takes us back to Edward Bloom’s (Ewan McGregor) youth, where we see his stories unfold for ourselves. With witches, a circus and bank robberies, Big Fish is a movie charming.

The Sea Beast

The Sea Beast

The Sea Beast joins Netflix’s collection of excellent animated adventures intended for families. A young girl named Maisie (Zaris-Angel Hator) embarks on the ship of Captain Crow (Jared Harris), a sea monster hunter, and finds himself embarked on a thrilling journey in uncharted waters. Bringing originality to the high seas and swashbuckling characters, Sea Beast is an unmissable chapter of enchanting fantasy.

Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows

It’s not Tim Burton’s best movie, but Dark Shadows offers another opportunity to admire the Gothic visual style feature of the director. Based on the soap opera of the same name, this horror-comedy follows a wealthy playboy who recklessly breaks the heart of a witch (Eva Green). She turns him into a vampire and buries him alive.

Two centuries later, Barnabas (Johnny Depp) emerges, discovering the world of the 70s while keeping the taste of revenge. Although the characters and plot can be fleshed out considerably, Dark Shadows boasts an exceptional cast, including Michelle Pfeiffer and Helena Bonham Carter. In addition, we find the hilarious reactions from Barnabus to 70s pop culture.

The Golden Compass

The Golden Compass

Fans of Philip Pullman’s classic fantasy novel series are probably best served by the HBO TV adaptation. But The Golden Compass, based on the first book, is a solid chapter with generous doses fantastic escape. We follow Lyra Belacqua (Dakota Blue Richards), a young adventurer who embarks on a journey to the kingdom of ice bears, in the frozen north. Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig and Eva Green complete a rich cast.

What are the best fantasy movies on Netflix?