Best Fantasy Movies of 1998

1.

Pleasantville

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

Geeky teenager David and his popular twin sister, Jennifer, get sucked into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV sitcom called "Pleasantville," and find a world where everything is peachy keen all the time. But when Jennifer's modern attitude disrupts Pleasantville's peaceful but boring routine, she literally brings color into its life.

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Reese Witherspoon, William H. Macy, Joan Allen, Jeff Daniels, Don Knotts, Paul Walker, Jane Kaczmarek, J. T. Walsh, Marley Shelton ..
Directed by: Gary Ross
Release date: 1998-09-17
2.

Meet Joe Black

6.0
7.2/10 IMDB

When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe Black, Death begins taking part in Parrish's daily agenda and falls in love with the man's daughter. Yet when Black's holiday is over, so is Parrish's life.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani, Jake Weber, Marcia Gay Harden, Jeffrey Tambor, David S. Howard, Lois Kelly-Miller, Jahnni St. John, Richard Clarke ..
Directed by: Martin Brest
Release date: 1998-11-12
3.

What Dreams May Come

5.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that he will be able to bring her back to heaven.

Starring: Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra, Max von Sydow, Jessica Brooks Grant, Josh Paddock, Rosalind Chao, Lucinda Jenney, Maggie McCarthy, Carin Sprague ..
Directed by: Vincent Ward
Release date: 1998-10-02
4.

City of Angels

5.7
6.7/10 IMDB

When guardian angel Seth - who invisibly watches over the citizens of Los Angeles - becomes captivated by Maggie, a strong-willed heart surgeon, he ponders trading in his pure, otherworldly existence for a mortal life with his beloved. The couple embarks on a tender but forbidden romance spanning heaven and Earth.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Andre Braugher, Dennis Franz, Colm Feore, Robin Bartlett, Joanna Merlin, Sarah Dampf, Rhonda Dotson, Nigel Gibbs ..
Directed by: Brad Silberling
Release date: 1998-04-10
5.

Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

After going their separate ways, Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Velma, Daphne, and Fred reunite to investigate the ghost of Moonscar the pirate on a haunted bayou island, but it turns out the swashbuckler's spirit isn't the only creepy character on the island. The sleuths also meet up with cat creatures and zombies... and it looks like for the first time in their lives, these ghouls might actually be real.

Starring: Scott Innes, Billy West, Mary Kay Bergman, Frank Welker, B.J. Ward, Adrienne Barbeau, Tara Strong, Cam Clarke, Jim Cummings, Mark Hamill ..
Directed by: Hiroshi Aoyama, Kazumi Fukushima, Jim Stenstrum
Release date: 1998-09-22
6.

Sliding Doors

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

London publicist Helen, effortlessly slides between parallel storylines that show what happens when she does or does not catch a train back to her apartment. Love. Romantic entanglements. Deception. Trust. Friendship. Comedy. All come into focus as the two stories shift back and forth, overlap and surprisingly converge.

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah, John Lynch, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Zara Turner, Douglas McFerran, Paul Brightwell, Nina Young, Virginia McKenna, Kevin McNally ..
Directed by: Peter Howitt
Release date: 1998-04-23
7.

Practical Magic

5.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With policeman Gary Hallet growing suspicious, the girls struggle to resurrect Angelov -- and unwittingly inject his corpse with an evil spirit that threatens to end their family line.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Evan Rachel Wood, Goran Visnjic, Stockard Channing, Dianne Wiest, Aidan Quinn, Alexandra Artrip, Caprice Benedetti, Camilla Belle ..
Directed by: Griffin Dunne
Release date: 1998-10-16
8.

Small Soldiers

5.2
6.2/10 IMDB

When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.

Starring: Gregory Smith, Kirsten Dunst, Denis Leary, Phil Hartman, David Cross, Jay Mohr, Kevin Dunn, Ann Magnuson, Wendy Schaal, Jacob Smith ..
Directed by: Joe Dante
Release date: 1998-07-10
9.

Halloweentown

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

On her 13th birthday, Marnie learns she's a witch, discovers a secret portal, and is transported to Halloweentown — a magical place where ghosts and ghouls, witches and werewolves live apart from the human world. But she soon finds herself battling wicked warlocks, evil curses, and endless surprises.

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Judith Hoag, Kimberly J. Brown, Joey Zimmerman, Emily Roeske, Phillip Van Dyke, Robin Thomas, Betty Moyer, Shannon Day, J.W. Crawford ..
Directed by: Duwayne Dunham
Release date: 1998-11-10
10.

Babe: Pig in the City

4.7
5.8/10 IMDB

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.

Starring: James Cromwell, Mary Stein, Mickey Rooney, Magda Szubanski, Elizabeth Daily, Danny Mann, Glenne Headly, Steven Wright, James Cosmo, Nathan Kress ..
Directed by: George Miller
Release date: 1998-11-25
11.

Quest for Camelot

4.7
6.2/10 IMDB

During the times of King Arthur, Kayley is a brave girl who dreams of following her late father as a Knight of the Round Table. The evil Ruber wants to invade Camelot and take the throne of King Arthur, and Kayley has to stop him.

Starring: Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Gary Oldman, Don Rickles, Jane Seymour, Pierce Brosnan, Bronson Pinchot, Jaleel White, Gabriel Byrne, John Gielgud ..
Directed by: Frederik Du Chau
Release date: 1998-05-15
12.

Doctor Dolittle

4.7
5.4/10 IMDB

A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ability to communicate with animals is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! Now every creature within squawking distance wants the good doctor's advice, unleashing an outrageous chain of events that turns his world upside down!

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt, Peter Boyle, Richard Schiff, Kristen Wilson, Kyla Pratt, Jeffrey Tambor, Steven Gilborn, Raven-Symoné ..
Directed by: Betty Thomas
Release date: 1998-06-26
13.

Merlin

4.6
7.1/10 IMDB

The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.

Starring: Sam Neill, Helena Bonham Carter, John Gielgud, Rutger Hauer, James Earl Jones, Miranda Richardson, Isabella Rossellini, Martin Short, Paul Curran, Lena Headey ..
Release date: 1998-04-26
14.

Vampires

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

The church enlists a team of vampire-hunters to hunt down and destroy a group of vampires searching for an ancient relic that will allow them to exist in sunlight.

Starring: James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Sheryl Lee, Thomas Ian Griffith, Maximilian Schell, Tim Guinee, Mark Boone Junior, Gregory Sierra, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Thomas Rosales Jr. ..
Directed by: John Carpenter
Release date: 1998-10-30
15.

Mighty Joe Young

4.3
5.7/10 IMDB

As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned gorilla named Joe -- who, due to a genetic anomaly, is 15 feet tall. When Gregg O'Hara arrives from California and sees the animal, he convinces Jill that Joe would be safest at his wildlife refuge. But Strasser follows them to the U.S., intent on capturing Joe for himself.

Starring: Charlize Theron, Rade Šerbedžija, Bill Paxton, Regina King, Peter Firth, Naveen Andrews, David Paymer, Robert Wisdom, Christian Clemenson, Geoffrey Blake ..
Directed by: Ron Underwood
Release date: 1998-12-25
16.

Merlin

4.2
7.1/10 IMDB

"Once upon a time... no, no.. that's not the way to start. You'll think this is a fairy tale, and it isn't." Merlin tells his tale in this magical adventure. It is the story of how Queen Mab created Merlin as her champion in the war that threatens magic and the Old Ways. His purpose is to make people believe in her and the Old Ways again, make sure it is not forgotten. But Merlin has other plans, and that is not taken lightly by Queen Mab.

Starring: Sam Neill, Isabella Rossellini, Helena Bonham Carter, Miranda Richardson, Martin Short, Rutger Hauer, Paul Curran, Lena Headey, Jeremy Sheffield ..
Directed by: Steve Barron
Release date: 1998-12-23
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : Merlin
17.

Merlin

4.2
7.1/10 IMDB

The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.

Release date: 1998-04-26
18.

Jack Frost

4.0
5.4/10 IMDB

A father, who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever.

Starring: Michael Keaton, Kelly Preston, Mark Addy, Joseph Cross, Henry Rollins, Mika Boorem, Andrew Lawrence, Eli Marienthal, Will Rothhaar, Taylor Handley ..
Directed by: Troy Miller
Release date: 1998-12-10
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : I Married a Strange Person!
19.

I Married a Strange Person!

3.9
6.9/10 IMDB

It's a heartwarming story of a newlywed couple on their wedding night. Grant, the husband, starts experiencing strange, supernatural powers and Kerry, the wife, can't cope. Whenever Grant thinks of something, it becomes reality, yet he doesn't know where these magical powers come from.

Starring: Charis Michelsen, Tom Larson, Richard Spore, Christopher Cooke, Ruth Ray, J.B. Adams, John Russo Jr., Jennifer Senko ..
Directed by: Bill Plympton
Release date: 1998-08-28
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : Daydream Believer
20.

Daydream Believer

3.9
8.3/10 IMDB

Suburbia 1967. Eleven-year-old Susan Bradley has only one thing on her mind, and it's not schoolwork. It's Mike Nesmith of The Monkees, the popular pop group made famous in the television sitcom of the same name. Susan, with "boyfriend" Nesmith, lives in a daydream, a sixties riot of psychedelic colors and goofy, soft-focus, teenage-girl love scenes. Her well-meaning parents try to snap her back to reality, but it takes an informative copy of Teen Life to finally open Susan's eyes.

Starring: Molly Shannon, Erik Kever Ryle, Dawn Walters, Jennifer C Johnson, Tom Jermaine, Katja Rivera-Hodel ..
Directed by: Kelly Peeples
Release date: 1998-11-06
21.

The Prophecy II

3.7
5.7/10 IMDB

Gabriel returns to try to destroy the human race he despises so much, with the help of a suicidal teen and the opposition of the angel Daniel.

Starring: Christopher Walken, Jennifer Beals, Brittany Murphy, Eric Roberts, Glenn Danzig, Russell Wong, Steve Hytner, Bruce Abbott, William Prael, Renée Victor ..
Directed by: Greg Spence
Release date: 1998-01-20
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : Three Brothers
22.

Three Brothers

3.6
8.1/10 IMDB

One of the late '90s biggest selling titles, Gino Colbert's award-winning Three Brothers still holds up incredibly well. The three hunky, hung, and uncut real-life Rockland brothers, in various combinations, star in a bundle of very hot action-packed "short story" vignettes (and they're all tops). The stories are called "Cabin Fever," "Body Parts," "Three Men and a Blond," and "Hard Help is Good to Find."

Starring: Vince Rockland, Paul Carrigan, Sharon Mitchell, Shane Rockland, Anthony Gallo, Nikki Sinn, Hal Rockland, Derek Cameron, Sharon Kane, Paul Morgan ..
Directed by: Gino Colbert, Sam Slam
Release date: 1998-07-09
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : The Love Letter
23.

The Love Letter

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

20th century computer games designer Scott exchanges love letters with 19th century poet Elizabeth Whitcomb through an antique desk that can make letters travel through time.

Starring: Campbell Scott, Jennifer Jason Leigh, David Dukes, Estelle Parsons ..
Directed by: Dan Curtis
Release date: 1998-02-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : Goosebumps: Deep Trouble
24.

Goosebumps: Deep Trouble

3.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Billy and Sheena visit their Uncle Harold on an island in the Caribbean, but while exploring under water they find something terrible lurking deep below the sea.

Starring: Laura Vandervoort, Tod Fennell, Maria Vacratsis, Paul Miller, Mark Ellis, Alex Fallis ..
Directed by: William Fruet
Release date: 1998-11-16
25.

The Swan Princess: The Mystery of the Enchanted Kingdom

3.6
5.4/10 IMDB

The royal couple Odette and Derek face yet another evil magician, this time a woman named Zelda. Lusting for the treasure of the Forbidden Arts, which will give her absolute power, Zelda kidnaps Odette as ransom. Derek and several animal friends head off to rescue Odette

Starring: Michelle Nicastro, Brian Nissen, Joseph Medrano, Steve Vinovich, Christy Landers ..
Directed by: Richard Rich
Release date: 1998-08-04
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : Goosebumps: Chillogy
26.

Goosebumps: Chillogy

3.5
7.4/10 IMDB

Jessica, a teenage girl obsessed with money but greedy when it comes to sharing it, is swept away into a surreal small town environment and learns the hard way that being greedy gets you nothing but trouble.

Starring: Daniel Kash, Caterina Scorsone, Maggie Huculak, Melanie Nicholls-King, Gil Filar, Warren Benns ..
Directed by: William Fruet
Release date: 1998-04-25
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : Goosebumps: The Ghost Next Door
27.

Goosebumps: The Ghost Next Door

3.5
7.4/10 IMDB

When Hannah Fairchild meets her new neighbor, Danny Anderson, she thinks he's a bit weird...could he be a ghost?

Starring: Nicole Dicker, Cody Jones, Neil Crone, J. Adam Brown, Dov Tiefenbach, Diego Matamoros, Alex Fallis, Amanda Hancox, Judy White, Salvatore Antonio ..
Directed by: Don McCutcheon
Release date: 1998-09-28
28.

Casper Meets Wendy

3.5
5.2/10 IMDB

When a warlock threatens Wendy the Good Little Witch, she and her aunts hide out at a resort where Casper the Ghost is vacationing with his uncles. Although Casper and Wendy are told ghosts and witches don't get along, the two are kindred spirits! This spooky family-friendly adventure finds Casper and Wendy bridging the ghost-witch divide to battle the warlock who is intent on destroying Wendy.

Starring: Cathy Moriarty, Shelley Duvall, Teri Garr, George Hamilton, Hilary Duff, Richard Moll, Vincent Schiavelli, Blake Foster, Rodger Halston, Michael McDonald ..
Directed by: Sean McNamara
Release date: 1998-09-08
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : Goosebumps: How I Got My Shrunken Head
29.

Goosebumps: How I Got My Shrunken Head

3.5
6.3/10 IMDB

After receiving a mysterious shrunken head from his Aunt Benna, young Mark travels to the jungle island of Baladora where he finds his Aunt has disappeared.

Starring: Daniel Clark, Barbara Radecki, George Chiang, Beki Lantos, Paul Eves, Dixie Seatle, Laura Press, Richard Fitzpatrick ..
Directed by: Ron Oliver
Release date: 1998-09-14
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : The Book of Life
30.

The Book of Life

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

The end of the millenium has taken on a certain significance in modern day prophecies. What happens if Jesus Christ has second thoughts about the Apocalypse? It is December 31, 1999 and New Year's Eve takes on new meaning when the Devil, Jesus Christ, and Christ's assistant Magdelina discuss and debate the end of the world, the opening of the seven seals, and the essence of being human.

Starring: Martin Donovan, PJ Harvey, Thomas Jay Ryan, Miho Nikaido, Anna Köhler, Martin Pfefferkorn, Layla Alexander, Michael Ornstein, James Urbaniak, Dave Simonds ..
Directed by: Hal Hartley
Release date: 1998-08-22
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : Jeremiah
31.

Jeremiah

3.4
6.9/10 IMDB

The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest's family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it clear to him that he has been selected to announce God's message to the people of Jerusalem

Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Oliver Reed, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Vincent Regan, Leonor Varela, Andrea Occhipinti, Michael Cronin, Stuart Bunce, Roger May, Anna Maguire ..
Directed by: Harry Winer
Release date: 1998-12-14
32.

The Wisdom of Crocodiles

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

A vampire in London is searching for the ideal woman to 'redeem' him.

Starring: Jude Law, Elina Löwensohn, Timothy Spall, Jack Davenport, Kerry Fox, Ashley Artus, Antony Cotton, Neran Persaud, Carlton Headley, Colin Salmon ..
Directed by: Po-Chih Leong
Release date: 1998-11-27
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : Sabrina Goes to Rome
33.

Sabrina Goes to Rome

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Sabrina goes to Rome, with Salem stowaway-ed in her backpack, to free her 16th-century aunt Sophia who was banished for divulging her powers to a non-witch.

Starring: Melissa Joan Hart, Eddie Mills, Tara Strong, James Fields, Eric Alexander, Nick Bakay, Richard Steven Horvitz, Francesco Mazzini, Evelyn Furtak, Patrick Dreikauss ..
Directed by: Tibor Takács
Release date: 1998-10-04
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus: The Movie
34.

Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus: The Movie

3.1
8.6/10 IMDB

Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus: The Movie is a short film adaptation of the game, consisting of modified cutscenes along with additional footage made specifically for the film. After the destruction of Rupture Farms and the liberation of his fellow Mudokons, Abe unearths another sinister secret ingredient - the Magog Cartel are digging up their ancestors' bones, so he sets out with his friends to put a stop to the industrial menace once again, the only way he knows how - terrorism!

Starring: Lorne Lanning ..
Directed by: Lorne Lanning
Release date: 1998-10-27
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : The Old Man and the Goblins
35.

The Old Man and the Goblins

3.1
7.5/10 IMDB

An homage to silent films and the great puppet animator, Ladislas Starewicz. It is the story of a little hermit who is visited by playful goblins.

Directed by: Mark Caballero, Seamus Walsh
Release date: 1998-10-10
36.

Welcome to Woop Woop

3.1
5.6/10 IMDB

A con artist escapes a deal gone wrong in New York and winds up in the Aussie outback in a strange town whose inhabitants are an oddball collection of misfits.

Starring: Johnathon Schaech, Rod Taylor, Susie Porter, Richard Moir, Barry Humphries, Maggie Kirkpatrick, Paul Mercurio, Mark Wilson, Rachel Griffiths, Tina Louise ..
Directed by: Stephan Elliott
Release date: 1998-08-13
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : Strange Parallel
37.

Strange Parallel

3.0
8.1/10 IMDB

Strange Parallel is a documentary/short film revolving around the American singer/songwriter Elliott Smith. The film features interviews with Elliott himself as well as fans, friends and other acquaintances of his (including Gus Van Sant, Larry Crane, and the members of Quasi). The film also includes snippets of Elliott Smith performing as well as footage of him recording an unreleased song, "Brand New Game". The film sometimes moves out of reality, with acted-out, metaphorical sequences that involve Elliott considering purchasing a mechanical hand (a "robot hand" ) to improve his music.

Starring: Elliott Smith, Gus Van Sant ..
Directed by: Steve Hanft
Release date: 1998-10-14
38.

Animals with the Tollkeeper

3.0
6.7/10 IMDB

While looking for paradise, a cab driver suddenly falls in love.

Starring: Tim Roth, Mili Avital, Rod Steiger, Mickey Rooney, John Turturro, Jacques Herlin, O-Lan Jones ..
Directed by: Michael Di Jiacomo
Release date: 1998-01-06
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : Night Vamps
39.

Night Vamps

3.0
5.9/10 IMDB

Women dress and undress while pretending to be vampires.

Starring: Glori-Anne Gilbert, Kelly Jaye, Lovette, Brittany Andrews ..
Directed by: Everette Hartsoe
Release date: 1998-08-01
40.

Merlin

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Merlin, an elderly man telling his life story, describes a Britain faced with rulers and invasion that are increasingly destructive to its people. Queen Mab seeks to reclaim her power by drawing people back to the "Old Ways". To do so, she creates a wizard named Merlin, whom she intends to champion her crusade. Merlin's mother dies giving birth to him and he is raised by his guardian, Ambrosia, until his magic emerges.

Starring: Sam Neill, Helena Bonham Carter, John Gielgud, Rutger Hauer, James Earl Jones, Miranda Richardson, Martin Short, Isabella Rossellini, Paul Curran, Lena Headey ..
Directed by: Steve Barron
Release date: 1998-04-26
41.

Out of Mind: The Stories of H.P. Lovecraft

3.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Haunted by disturbing dreams from an inherited book, a young man becomes interested in the writings of H.P. Lovecraft.

Starring: Christopher Heyerdahl, Art Kitching, Michael Sinelnikoff, Peter Farbridge ..
Directed by: Raymond St-Jean
Release date: 1998-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : Alice Through the Looking Glass
42.

Alice Through the Looking Glass

2.9
5.3/10 IMDB

A modern adaptation of the classic children's story 'Alice through the Looking Glass', which continued on from the popular 'Alice in Wonderland' story. This time Alice is played by the mother, who falls asleep while reading the the bedtime story to her daughter. Walking through the Looking Glass, Alice finds herself in Chessland, a magical and fun world. There she meets the Red and White Queens, as well as many other amusing friends on her journey across the chessboard countryside onto become a crowned queen.

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Geoffrey Palmer, Ian Holm, Steve Coogan, Penelope Wilton, Charlotte Curley, Louise J. Taylor, Rebecca Palmer, Paulette P. Williams, Tania Luternauer ..
Directed by: John Henderson
Release date: 1998-12-26
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : Goosebumps: Cry of the Cat
43.

Goosebumps: Cry of the Cat

2.8
6.0/10 IMDB

Allison accidentally kills a cat on her bike. But she soon finds out that this kitty has nine lives.

Starring: Hamille Rustia, Corey Sevier, Fiona Highet, Arthur Eng, Padraigin Murphy, Christine Brubaker, Kate Hennig ..
Directed by: Ron Oliver
Release date: 1998-10-31
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : Larger than Life
44.

Larger than Life

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

A young woman battles against a series of giant spiders, spawned by toxic waste, in her new suburban home.

Starring: Rebecca Hobbs, Jeremy Callaghan, Hamish McFarlane, Patrick Wilson ..
Directed by: Ellory Elkayem
Release date: 1998-09-04
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : 1001 Nights
45.

1001 Nights

2.8
7.0/10 IMDB

Presented in the form of a feverish love dream, 1001 Nights is the first and only installment of the ground-breaking "Filmharmonic" project, which presents original compositions created by pairs of A-list film composers and directors.

Starring: Gena Rowlands ..
Directed by: Mike Smith, Yoshitaka Amano
Release date: 1998-04-30
Best Fantasy Movies of 1998 : The Bear
46.

The Bear

2.8
7.1/10 IMDB

When a little girl loses her teddy bear in the polar bear enclosure at the zoo, she is surprised but very happy when the polar bear turns up at her home to return it. Adapted from Raymond Briggs book.

Starring: Charlotte Church, Peter Knapp, Philip Sheffield ..
Directed by: Hilary Audus
Release date: 1998-12-25
47.

The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit

2.8
6.2/10 IMDB

Gomez is a middle-aged man who dreams of buying a gorgeous white suit in a nearby store, but doesn't have enough cash. He finds 4 more people of same size, who each give $20 and get to wear the suit for an hour each in return. But the suit is not just a suit - it makes wishes of the one wearing it come true.

Starring: Edward James Olmos, Joe Mantegna, Esai Morales, Clifton Collins Jr., Liz Torres, Lisa Vidal, Melissa Hurley, Micki Duran, Linda Cevallos, Sandra Cevallos ..
Directed by: Stuart Gordon
Release date: 1998-01-23
48.

Subspecies 4: Bloodstorm

2.8
5.1/10 IMDB

Vampire fledgling Michelle Morgan has escaped the grasp of her master Radu Vladislas. Found by a woman named Ana, she is taken to a hospital where a doctor claims to be able to cure her vampirism. Radu, recovering from the near-death delivered by Michelle and her friends, travels to Bucharest to follow his fledgling. He visits the vampire Ash's stronghold. Ash and his protege Serena plot to destroy Radu and employ the help of the humans, Ana and the Doctor.

Starring: Anders Hove, Denice Duff, Ioana Abur, Jonathon Morris, Mihai Dinvale, Floriela Grappini, Dan A?tileanu, Ion Haiduc, Eugenia Bosânceanu, Cristi Rasuceanu ..
Directed by: Ted Nicolaou
Release date: 1998-12-08
49.

Addams Family Reunion

2.7
3.8/10 IMDB

The Addams Family goes on a search for their relatives. Gomez and Morticia are horrified to discover that Grandpa and Grandma Addams have a disease that is slowly turning them "normal". The only chance they have of a cure is to find a family member hoping that they know a home remedy.

Starring: Tim Curry, Daryl Hannah, Ed Begley Jr., Carel Struycken, Ray Walston, Kevin McCarthy, Estelle Harris, Haylie Duff, Clint Howard, Conrad Janis ..
Directed by: Dave Payne
Release date: 1998-12-24
50.

A Knight in Camelot

2.7
4.7/10 IMDB

Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Michael York, Paloma Baeza, Simon Fenton, James Coombes, Robert Addie, Ian Richardson, Amanda Donohoe, Gabriella Csizmadia, Gabi Fón ..
Directed by: Roger Young
Release date: 1998-11-08

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