Best Fantasy Movies of 2008

1.

The Fall

5.7
7.9/10 IMDB

In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story about 5 mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality starts to blur as the tale advances.

Starring: Catinca Untaru, Lee Pace, Justine Waddell, Kim Uylenbroek, Aiden Lithgow, Sean Gilder, Ronald France, Andrew Roussouw, Michael Huff, Grant Swanby ..
Directed by: Tarsem Singh
Release date: 2008-01-03
2.

Inkheart

5.1
6.1/10 IMDB

The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Sienna Guillory, Andy Serkis, Eliza Bennett, Paul Bettany, Jim Broadbent, Helen Mirren, Matt King, Rafi Gavron, Marnix Van Den Broeke ..
Directed by: Iain Softley
Release date: 2008-12-11
3.

Ghost Town

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Dentist Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When he dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, Pincus wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.

Starring: Ricky Gervais, Greg Kinnear, Téa Leoni, Billy Campbell, Jordan Carlos, DeQuina Moore, Joseph Badalucco Jr., Brian Hutchison, Julia K. Murney, Claire Lautier ..
Directed by: David Koepp
Release date: 2008-09-19
4.

The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice

4.6
6.5/10 IMDB

While on a dangerous mission to recover the historic Judas Chalice, Flynn is saved by Simone. But when double-crossed by a respected professor and ambushed by a ruthless gang, Flynn realizes Simone's secret, his true mission and a shocking discovery are all lying within a decaying New Orleans crypt.

Starring: Noah Wyle, Bob Newhart, Stana Katic, Bruce Davison, Jane Curtin, Dikran Tulaine, Jason Douglas, Beth Burvant, Aimée Spring Fortier, Earl Maddox ..
Directed by: Jonathan Frakes
Release date: 2008-10-25
5.

Nim's Island

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.

Starring: Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Michael Carman, Mark Brady, Anthony Simcoe, Christopher James Baker, Maddison Joyce, Peter Callan, Rhonda Doyle ..
Directed by: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin
Release date: 2008-04-03
6.

Igor

4.3
6.0/10 IMDB

A cliché hunchbacked evil scientist's assistant aspires to become a scientist himself, much to the displeasure of the rest of the evil science community.

Starring: John Cusack, Myleene Klass, Robin Walsh, Matt McKenna, John Cleese, Steve Buscemi, Sean Hayes, Eddie Izzard, Jay Leno, Jennifer Coolidge ..
Directed by: Tony Leondis
Release date: 2008-09-19
Best Fantasy Movies of 2008 : The Colour of Magic
7.

The Colour of Magic

3.8
7.1/10 IMDB

The Discworld—a magical realm quite unlike, yet hauntingly familiar to, ours—has got its first tourist Twoflower. Rincewind, an inept ex-student wizard, is given the task of guiding Twoflower through the city state of Ankh-Morpork. Rincewind has two problems: firstly, as an expert coward, he doesn't feel he's the best person to guard a naive—and by local standards extremely rich—tourist through one of the roughest cities in the multiverse. And secondly, the world is coming to an end. Never rains, eh?

Starring: David Jason, Sean Astin, Christopher Lee, Tim Curry, Jeremy Irons, James Cosmo, Peter Copley ..
Directed by: Vadim Jean
Release date: 2008-11-02
Best Fantasy Movies of 2008 : Lost in Austen
8.

Lost in Austen

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

Amanda, an ardent Jane Austen fan, lives in present day London with her boyfriend Michael, until she finds she's swapped places with Austen's fictional creation Elizabeth Bennett.

Release date: 2008-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 2008 : Barbie Mariposa
9.

Barbie Mariposa

3.8
5.9/10 IMDB

Elina, heroine of the Fairytopia films tells her friend Bibble the story of Flutterfield, a faraway kingdom populated by fairies with butterfly wings. Henna, the evil butterfly fairy has poisoned the queen of Flutterfield in an attempt to take over the kingdom.

Starring: Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr, Erin Mathews, Nicole Oliver, Alessandro Juliani, Cathy Weseluck, Alistair Abell, Terry Klassen, David Kaye, Chiara Zanni ..
Directed by: Conrad Helten
Release date: 2008-02-08
10.

The Colour of Magic

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a terrible fire, and begin on a journey across the Disc. Unknown to them, their journey & fate is being decided by the Gods playing a board game the whole time.

Release date: 2008-03-23

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