Best Fantasy Movies of 1999

1.

The Green Mile

7.0

A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cell block's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help stave off the condemned man's execution.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt, James Cromwell
Directed by: Frank Darabont
Release date: 1999-12-10
2.

Being John Malkovich

6.2

One day at work, unsuccessful puppeteer Craig finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for anybody who enters it's mad and controlling world of overtaking another human body.

Starring: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, John Malkovich, Charlie Sheen
Directed by: Spike Jonze
Release date: 1999-10-29
3.

Sleepy Hollow

6.0

New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Ian McDiarmid, Christina Ricci, Casper Van Dien, Michael Gough
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 1999-11-18
4.

Dogma

5.8

The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of humankind.

Starring: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Jason Mewes, Chris Rock
Directed by: Kevin Smith
Release date: 1999-11-12
5.

The Mummy

5.8

Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell stumbles upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle to claim the area in 1920s Egypt. It has been over three thousand years since former High Priest Imhotep suffered a fate worse than death as a punishment for a forbidden love.. along with a curse that guarantees eternal doom upon the world if he is ever awoken! What will happen to O'Connell and his friends, including studious librarian Evelyn Carnahan and her treasure-seeking brother Jonathan, when that very curse is accidentally unleashed?

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Oded Fehr, Arnold Vosloo
Directed by: Stephen Sommers
Release date: 1999-04-16
6.

Stuart Little

5.0

The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki, Nathan Lane
Directed by: Rob Minkoff
Release date: 1999-12-17
7.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

4.6

Shakespeare's comedy about two couples in love with the wrong partners, and how they are finally brought together rightly, thanks in part to the bungling work of Puck. It is completely in the language of the Bard, with Pfeiffer as the Fairy Queen and Kline as the one turned into her evening's lover with donkey ears.

Starring: Rupert Everett, Calista Flockhart, Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer, Stanley Tucci
Directed by: Michael Hoffman
Release date: 1999-04-25
8.

Muppets from Space

4.5

When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. It's hard to believe Gonzo's story at first, but Kermit and friends soon find themselves on an epic journey into outer space filled with plenty of intergalactic misadventures.

Starring: Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson
Directed by: Tim Hill
Release date: 1999-07-14
9.

Mystery Men

4.5

When Champion City's hero Captain Amazing is kidnapped by the recently paroled supervillain Casanova Frankenstein, a trio of average, everyday superheroes -- Mr. Furious, the Shoveler and the Blue Raja -- assemble a new super team to save him.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Geoffrey Rush, Claire Forlani, William H. Macy, Hank Azaria
Directed by: Kinka Usher
Release date: 1999-08-06
10.

End of Days

4.4

On December 28th, 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, the Devil decides to crash the party by coming to the city, inhabiting a man's body, and searching for his chosen bride, a 20-year-old woman named Christine York. The world will end, and the only hope lies within an atheist called Jericho Cane.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Byrne, Kevin Pollak, Robin Tunney, CCH Pounder
Directed by: Peter Hyams
Release date: 1999-11-24
11.

Alice in Wonderland

3.9
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Alice follows a white rabbit down a rabbit-hole into a whimsical Wonderland, where she meets characters like the delightful Cheshire Cat, the clumsy White Knight, a rude caterpillar, and the hot-tempered Queen of Hearts and can grow ten feet tall or shrink to three inches. But will she ever be able to return home?
Starring: Tina Majorino, Robbie Coltrane, Ben Kingsley, Miranda Richardson, Martin Short
Directed by: Nick Willing
Release date: 1999-02-28
12.

The Haunting

3.9

Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – and they soon see the true nature of its horror.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson, Lili Taylor, Bruce Dern
Directed by: Jan de Bont
Release date: 1999-07-23
13.

Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Ghost

3.8

Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Gang visit Oakhaven, Massachusetts to seek strange goings on involving a famous horror novelist and his ancestor who is rumored be a witch.

Starring: Scott Innes, Mary Kay Bergman, Frank Welker, B. J. Ward, Kimberly Brooks
Directed by: Jim Stenstrum
Release date: 1999-11-05
14.

A Christmas Carol

3.7

Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840's London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Marley foretells that Scrooge will be visited by three spirits, each of whom will attempt to show Scrooge the error of his ways. Will Scrooge reform his ways in time to celebrate Christmas?

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Joel Grey, Ian McNeice, Saskia Reeves
Directed by: David Hugh Jones
Release date: 1999-12-05
15.

The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns

3.7
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American businessman Jack Woods rents a cottage on the enchanted Emerald Isle which is occupied by a family of leprechauns. Leprechaun Seamus Muldoon's son and son's friends crash the fairies' costume ball and Muldoon's son falls in love with fairy Princess Jessica. Their love re-ignites a feud between the leprechauns and the fairies, which escalates into a war. The Grand Banshee warns of terrible consequences and Jack Woods is chosen to make peace. Woods interrupts his own romance with an Irish beauty to help, and becomes involved in a strange and wonderful magical adventure.
Release date: 1999-11-07
16.

Purgatory

3.5

An outlaw band flees a posse and rides into Refuge, a small town where no one carries a gun, drinks, or swears. The town is actually Purgatory, and the peaceful inhabitants are all famous dead outlaws and criminals such as Doc Holiday and Wild Bill Hickok who must redeem themselves before gaining admittance to Heaven...or screw up and go to Hell.

Starring: Sam Shepard, Eric Roberts, Randy Quaid, Peter Stormare, Brad Rowe
Directed by: Uli Edel
Release date: 1999-01-10
17.

Smart House

3.2
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Ben Cooper and his family struggling to get a grip on household chores, school and work. Ben is the family caretaker. So when Ben sees that a Smart House is being given away, he enters the competition as often as he can. The family wins the house (named Pat). After moving in Pat's personality begins to radically change, the family starts to resent her.
Starring: Katey Sagal, Ryan Merriman, Katie Volding, Kevin Kilner, Jessica Steen
Directed by: LeVar Burton
Release date: 1999-06-26
18.

Journey to the Center of the Earth

3.0
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Remake of Jules Verne's classic story finds adventurers seeking a mysterious hidden land. They are joined by the wife of another man, who had previously gone on a similar expedition and disappeared.
Release date: 1999-07-07
19.

The Muse

2.9

What happens when a screenwriter (Brooks) loses his edge, he turns to anyone he can for help... even if it's the mythical "Zeus's Daughter" (Stone). And he's willing to pay, albeit reluctantly, whatever price it takes to satisfy this goddess, especially when her advice gets him going again on a sure-fire script. However, this is not the limit of her help, she also gets the writer's wife (MacDowell) going on her own bakery enterprise, much to the chagrin of Brooks, who has already had to make many personal sacrifices for his own help.

Starring: Albert Brooks, Sharon Stone, Andie MacDowell, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd
Directed by: Albert Brooks
Release date: 1999-08-27
20.

Sabrina, Down Under

2.9
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Sabrina and her friend Gwen, while on vacation at Australia's Great Barrier Reef, try to save a secret mermaid colony who's habitat is threatened by ocean pollution.
Starring: Melissa Joan Hart, Tara Strong, Scott Michaelson, Lindsay Sloane, Nick Bakay
Directed by: Kenneth R. Koch
Release date: 1999-01-01

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