Best Fantasy Movies of 2005

1.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

6.7
7.7/10 IMDB

Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that he stands for.

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman, Robbie Coltrane, Brendan Gleeson, Gary Oldman, Robert Pattinson ..
Directed by: Mike Newell
Release date: 2005-11-16
2.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

6.1
6.9/10 IMDB

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

Starring: William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Kiran Shah, James Cosmo ..
Directed by: Andrew Adamson
Release date: 2005-12-07
3.

Corpse Bride

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the living.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson, Tracey Ullman, Paul Whitehouse, Joanna Lumley, Albert Finney, Richard E. Grant, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough ..
Directed by: Mike Johnson, Tim Burton
Release date: 2005-09-12
4.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

5.8
6.6/10 IMDB

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter, Noah Taylor, Missi Pyle, James Fox, AnnaSophia Robb, Julia Winter, Jordan Fry ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 2005-07-13
5.

Constantine

5.8
7.0/10 IMDB

John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of contemporary Los Angeles.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Shia LaBeouf, Djimon Hounsou, Max Baker, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Gavin Rossdale, Tilda Swinton, Peter Stormare, Jesse Ramirez ..
Directed by: Francis Lawrence
Release date: 2005-02-08
6.

Just Like Heaven

5.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Shortly after David Abbott moves into his new San Francisco digs, he has an unwelcome visitor on his hands: winsome Elizabeth Martinson, who asserts that the apartment is hers -- and promptly vanishes. When she starts appearing and disappearing at will, David thinks she's a ghost, while Elizabeth is convinced she's alive.

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo, Donal Logue, Dina Spybey-Waters, Ben Shenkman, Jon Heder, Ivana Mili?evi?, Caroline Aaron, Rosalind Chao, Ron Canada ..
Directed by: Mark Waters
Release date: 2005-09-16
7.

Nanny McPhee

5.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's great-aunt and benefactor, Lady Adelaide Stitch, threatens to separate the kids, the family pulls together under the guidance of Nanny McPhee.

Starring: Emma Thompson, Colin Firth, Kelly Macdonald, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Eliza Bennett, Raphaël Coleman, Samuel Honywood, Angela Lansbury, Celia Imrie, Imelda Staunton ..
Directed by: Kirk Jones
Release date: 2005-10-21
8.

Zathura: A Space Adventure

5.2
6.1/10 IMDB

After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, a space-themed board game, which they realize has mystical powers when their house is shot into space. With the help of an astronaut, the boys attempt to return home.

Starring: Josh Hutcherson, Jonah Bobo, Dax Shepard, Kristen Stewart, Tim Robbins, Frank Oz, Derek Mears, Douglas Tait, Joe Bucaro III, Jeff Wolfe ..
Directed by: Jon Favreau
Release date: 2005-11-06
9.

MirrorMask

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home

Starring: Stephanie Leonidas, Jason Barry, Rob Brydon, Gina McKee, Dora Bryan, Stephen Fry, Lenny Henry, Robert Llewellyn, Eryl Maynard, Simon Harvey ..
Directed by: Dave McKean
Release date: 2005-01-25
10.

The Brothers Grimm

4.8
5.9/10 IMDB

Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse in a haunted forest with real magical beings, requiring genuine courage.

Starring: Heath Ledger, Matt Damon, Mackenzie Crook, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Peter Stormare, Jonathan Pryce, Monica Bellucci, Lena Headey, Richard Ridings, Barbora Lukešová ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Release date: 2005-08-26

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