Best Fantasy Movies of 1948


Portrait of Jennie

7.7/10 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


6.9/10 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
Best Fantasy Movies of 1948 : The Luck of the Irish

The Luck of the Irish

6.8/10 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 : 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 : Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

6.5/10 IMDB

The rare original version of the classic underdog holiday story by ace animator Max Fleischer.

Starring: Paul Wing ..
Directed by: Max Fleischer
Release date: 1948-11-11
Best Fantasy Movies of 1948 : Corridor of Mirrors

Corridor of Mirrors

6.6/10 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: 1948-07-24
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

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