Best Fantasy Movies of 1948


Portrait of Jennie

7.6/10 IMDB

A mysterious girl inspires a struggling artist.

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, Lillian Gish, Cecil Kellaway, David Wayne, Florence Bates, Albert Sharpe, Henry Hull, Felix Bressart ..
Directed by: William Dieterle
Release date: 1948-12-25
Best Fantasy Movies of 1948 : Miranda


6.8/10 IMDB

A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Comedy and romantic entanglements ensue soon after.

Starring: Glynis Johns, Googie Withers, Griffith Jones, John McCallum, Margaret Rutherford, David Tomlinson, Yvonne Owen, Sonia Holm, Brian Oulton, Zena Marshall ..
Directed by: Ken Annakin
Release date: 1948-04-06

One Touch of Venus

6.6/10 IMDB

A window dresser's kiss brings a statue of the Roman goddess of love to life.

Starring: Ava Gardner, Robert Walker, Dick Haymes, Eve Arden, Olga San Juan, Bess Flowers, Tom Conway, James Flavin, Sara Allgood, Russ Conway ..
Directed by: Gregory La Cava, William A. Seiter
Release date: 1948-08-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1948 : Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid

Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid

6.4/10 IMDB

As told to a psychiatrist: Mr. Peabody, middle-aged Bostonian on vacation with his wife in the Caribbean, hears mysterious, wordless singing on an uninhabited rock in the bay. Fishing in the vicinity, he catches...a mermaid. He takes her home and, though she has no spoken language, falls in love with her. Of course, his wife won't believe that thing in the bathtub is anything but a large fish. Predictable complications follow in rather tame fashion.

Starring: William Powell, Ann Blyth, Irene Hervey, Andrea King, Clinton Sundberg, Art Smith, Hugh French, Beatrice Roberts, Lumsden Hare, Mary Field ..
Directed by: Irving Pichel
Release date: 1948-08-11
Best Fantasy Movies of 1948 : The Luck of the Irish

The Luck of the Irish

6.7/10 IMDB

Following American reporter Stephen Fitzgerald from Ireland to New York, a grateful leprechaun acts as the newsman's servant and conscience.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Cecil Kellaway, Lee J. Cobb, James Todd, Jayne Meadows, Phil Brown, Charles Irwin, Helen Dietrich, Ruth Clifford ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1948-09-15
Best Fantasy Movies of 1948 : A-Lad-in His Lamp

A-Lad-in His Lamp

7.4/10 IMDB

Bugs Bunny finds and rubs Aladdin's lamp and decides to follow the genie to Baghdad, where they battle Mad Man Hassan.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Jim Backus ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1948-10-22
Best Fantasy Movies of 1948 : Bill and Coo

Bill and Coo

5.5/10 IMDB

The feathered residents of Chirpendale are terrorized by an evil black crow by the name of "The Black Menace". But to the citizen's rescue comes a brave young taxi puller named Bill! In other words, every single role in this film is played by birds. Actual birds.

Starring: George Burton, Elizabeth Walters, Ken Murray, Jimmy the Crow, Pinto Colvig ..
Directed by: Dean Riesner
Release date: 1948-03-28

Corridor of Mirrors

6.5/10 IMDB

A man falls in love with a beautiful young woman and begins to suspect that he may have also loved her in a previous life.

Starring: Eric Portman, Edana Romney, Barbara Mullen, Hugh Sinclair, Bruce Belfrage, Alan Wheatley, Joan Maude, Leslie Weston, Hugh Latimer, John Penrose ..
Directed by: Terence Young
Release date: 1948-02-23
Best Fantasy Movies of 1948 : Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

6.4/10 IMDB

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a timeless family holiday classic.

Starring: Paul Wing ..
Directed by: Max Fleischer
Release date: 1948-11-11
Best Fantasy Movies of 1948 : The Angry God

The Angry God

6.7/10 IMDB

The god Colima tries to win the love of a beautiful young native, who won't betray the man she loves.

Starring: Alice Parla, Casimiro Ortega, Mario Forastieri ..
Directed by: Van Campen Heilner
Release date: 1948-03-14

The Main Street Kid

5.1/10 IMDB

A young boy is struck by lightning, and discovers afterwards that he has the power of telepathy.

Starring: Al Pearce, Janet Martin, Alan Mowbray, Adele Mara, Arlene Harris, Emil Rameau, Byron Barr, Douglas Evans, Roy Barcroft, Phil Arnold ..
Directed by: R.G. Springsteen
Release date: 1948-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1948 : Santa in Animal Land

Santa in Animal Land

4.5/10 IMDB

Animal puppets seek out Santa to find out why he doesn't deliver presents to them.

Directed by: Stefan Sharff
Release date: 1948-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1948 : Let's Live Again

Let's Live Again

0.0/10 IMDB

The brother of a nuclear scientist dies but is reincarnated as a dog so he can return to Earth to protect his brother.

Starring: John Emery, Hillary Brooke, Taylor Holmes, Diana Douglas, James Millican, Charles D. Brown, Percy Helton, Jeff Corey, Earle Hodgins, John Parrish ..
Directed by: Herbert I. Leeds
Release date: 1948-02-27

Santa's Workshop

0.0/10 IMDB

The twenty-minute Santa's Workshop was turned into a two-minute trailer, with which Suomi-Filmi Oy also presented its Christmas greetings.

Starring: Irmeli Harrivirta, Veikko Sorsakivi ..
Directed by: Holger Harrivirta
Release date: 1948-12-16

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