Best Fantasy Movies of 1973

1.

The Golden Voyage of Sinbad

4.3
6.8/10 IMDB

Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile Sinbad meets the Vizier who has another part of the interlocking golden map, and they mount a quest across the seas to solve the riddle of the map.

Starring: John Phillip Law, Caroline Munro, Tom Baker, Douglas Wilmer, Martin Shaw, Grégoire Aslan, Kurt Christian, Takis Emmanuel, David Garfield, Ferdinando Poggi ..
Directed by: Gordon Hessler
Release date: 1973-12-20
2.

O Lucky Man!

3.8
7.7/10 IMDB

This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in modern Britain.

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts, Arthur Lowe, Helen Mirren, Graham Crowden, Peter Jeffrey, Dandy Nichols, Mona Washbourne, Philip Stone ..
Directed by: Lindsay Anderson
Release date: 1973-03-25
Best Fantasy Movies of 1973 : The Saragossa Manuscript
3.

The Saragossa Manuscript

3.7
7.6/10 IMDB

An epic six-hour adaptation of Potocki's The Manuscript Found in Saragossa. Most famously filmed by Wojciech Has, this four part adaptation has the advantage of a vastly expanded running time, allowing for more of the novel to be incorporated >> shot on film, it was clearly a very expensive production and is equally spectacular in its own way.

Directed by: Philippe Ducrest
Release date: 1973-12-24
Best Fantasy Movies of 1973 : The Mislayed Genie
4.

The Mislayed Genie

3.2
5.0/10 IMDB

After accidentally summoning up a genie (played by cult character actor Tobar Mayo), a sex-starved young man finds all of his erotic wishes can come true, but soon finds himself embroiled in time hopping orgies, gangster schemes, and other uproarious happenings, all while trying to score the girl of his dreams. Rene Bond co-stars as a sex-ed teacher whose students take 'family planning' a bit too literally in this never released on English language home video, sexploitation rarity.

Starring: Ann Ali, Franklin Anthony, Rene Bond, Patricia Burns, Con Covert, Margot Devletian, Diana Hardy, Jane Ingenito, Linda Kwan, Tobar Mayo ..
Directed by: Eric Jeffrey Haims
Release date: 1973-11-01
5.

Ganja & Hess

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

After being stabbed with an ancient, germ-infested knife, a doctor finds himself with an insatiable desire for blood.

Starring: Marlene Clark, Duane Jones, Bill Gunn, Sam Waymon, Leonard Jackson, Candece Tarpley, Richard Harrow, John Hoffmeister, Betty Barney, Mabel King ..
Directed by: Bill Gunn
Release date: 1973-04-20
Best Fantasy Movies of 1973 : Steambath
6.

Steambath

3.0
7.9/10 IMDB

Tandy, Merideth and assorted others unexpectedly wake up in a steambath with no easy exit. After spending some time there, it becomes clear that the steambath is a sort of Afterlife, where indifferent souls come to tell their stories to God who happens to be the attendant picking up the towels.

Starring: Bill Bixby, Stephen Elliott, Herb Edelman, Valerie Perrine, Kenneth Mars, Neil J. Schwartz, Patrick Spohn, Peter Kastner, José Pérez, Art Metrano ..
Directed by: Burt Brinckerhoff
Release date: 1973-05-04
Best Fantasy Movies of 1973 : Miracle on 34th Street
7.

Miracle on 34th Street

2.8
5.9/10 IMDB

A department store Santa tries to convince a little girl who doesn't believe in Santa Claus that he is Santa Claus, and winds up going on trial to prove who he is.

Starring: Sebastian Cabot, Jane Alexander, David Hartman, Suzanne Davidson, Jim Backus, Roddy McDowall, Tom Bosley, David Doyle, Ellen Weston, Roland Winters ..
Directed by: Fielder Cook
Release date: 1973-12-14
8.

Lost Horizon

2.8
5.3/10 IMDB

While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are rescued and taken to the mysterious Valley of the Blue Moon, Shangri-La. Hidden from the rest of the world, Shangri-La is a haven of peace and tranquility for world-weary diplomat Richard Conway. However, his ambitious brother sees it as a prison from which he must escape, even if it means risking his life and bringing destruction to the ancient culture of Shangri-La.

Starring: Peter Finch, Liv Ullmann, Sally Kellerman, George Kennedy, Michael York, Olivia Hussey, Bobby Van, James Shigeta, Charles Boyer, John Gielgud ..
Directed by: Charles Jarrott
Release date: 1973-03-17
Best Fantasy Movies of 1973 : Charley and the Angel
9.

Charley and the Angel

2.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Charley is a workaholic family man that finds out from an angel that his "number's up" and he will be dying soon so he tries to change his ways and be a better husband and father with the time he has left.

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Harry Morgan, Kurt Russell, Cloris Leachman, Kathleen Cody, Vincent Van Patten, Scott C. Kolden, George Lindsey, Edward Andrews, Richard Bakalyan ..
Directed by: Vincent McEveety
Release date: 1973-03-23
Best Fantasy Movies of 1973 : Poor Devil
10.

Poor Devil

2.4
5.5/10 IMDB

A young, down-on-his-luck resident of hell is given a chance to redeem himself by signing up a down-on-his-luck retail accountant to sell his soul to Lucifer.

Starring: Sammy Davis Jr., Christopher Lee, Jack Klugman, Adam West, Gino Conforti, Madlyn Rhue, Ken Lynch, Buddy Lester, Emily Yancy, Alan Manson ..
Directed by: Robert Scheerer
Release date: 1973-02-14

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