Best Fantasy Movies of 2010

1.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

6.8

Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the world is more dangerous than ever.

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter
Directed by: David Yates
Release date: 2010-10-17
2.

How to Train Your Dragon

6.7

As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead befriends the beast – which he names Toothless – much to the chagrin of his warrior father

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill
Directed by: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders
Release date: 2010-03-05
3.

Alice in Wonderland

5.8

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Crispin Glover
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 2010-03-03
4.

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

5.6

Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by the wicked rulers of St. Aggie's. The film is based on the first three books in the series.

Starring: Emily Barclay, Abbie Cornish, Essie Davis, Joel Edgerton, Deborra-Lee Furness
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Release date: 2010-07-10
5.

Shrek Forever After

5.5

A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and Fiona have never met—he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love.

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews
Directed by: Mike Mitchell
Release date: 2010-05-16
6.

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

5.5

A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world.

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina, Steve Toussaint
Directed by: Mike Newell
Release date: 2010-05-19
7.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

5.4

This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.

Starring: Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, Ben Barnes, Will Poulter, Simon Pegg
Directed by: Michael Apted
Release date: 2010-08-13
8.

Enter the Void

5.3

This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar (Nathaniel Brown), a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda (Paz de la Huerta). When Oscar is killed by police during a bust gone bad, his spirit journeys from the past -- where he sees his parents before their deaths -- to the present -- where he witnesses his own autopsy -- and then to the future, where he looks out for his sister from beyond the grave.

Starring: Nathaniel Brown, Paz de la Huerta, Cyril Roy, Masato Tanno, Jesse Kuhn
Directed by: Gaspar Noé
Release date: 2010-05-05
9.

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

5.1

Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as his reluctant protégé. The sorcerer gives his unwilling accomplice a crash course in the art and science of magic, and together, these unlikely partners work to stop the forces of darkness.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Monica Bellucci, Alfred Molina, Teresa Palmer
Directed by: Jon Turteltaub
Release date: 2010-07-13
10.

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

5.1

Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate the entire world.

Starring: Logan Lerman, Brandon T. Jackson, Alexandra Daddario, Jake Abel, Sean Bean
Directed by: Chris Columbus
Release date: 2010-02-01
11.

Clash of the Titans

4.9

Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and unleash hell on earth. Battling unholy demons and fearsome beasts, Perseus and his warriors will only survive if Perseus accepts his power as a god, defies fate and creates his own destiny.

Starring: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Jason Flemyng
Directed by: Louis Leterrier
Release date: 2010-04-01
12.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

4.8

Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob, knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella is confronted with the most important decision of her life.

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Peter Facinelli
Directed by: David Slade
Release date: 2010-06-23
13.

Hereafter

4.7

A supernatural thriller centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.

Starring: Matt Damon, Bryce Dallas Howard, Thierry Neuvic, Cyndi Mayo Davis, Lisa Griffiths
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 2010-10-22
14.

The Warrior's Way

4.6

An Asian assassin (Dong-gun Jang) is forced to hide in a small town in the American Badlands. Also starring Kate Bosworth, Danny Huston, Tony Cox and Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush.

Starring: Kate Bosworth, Jang Dong-gun, Geoffrey Rush, Danny Huston, Ti Lung
Directed by: Sngmoo Lee
Release date: 2010-12-02
15.

Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang

4.5

Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green, who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she’s arrived, Nanny McPhee discovers that the children are fighting a war of their own against two spoiled city cousins who have just moved in. Relying on everything from a flying motorcycle and a statue that comes to life to a tree-climbing piglet and a baby elephant, Nanny uses her magic to teach her mischievous charges five new lessons.

Starring: Emma Thompson, Asa Butterfield, Ralph Fiennes, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maggie Smith
Directed by: Susanna White
Release date: 2010-03-26
16.

When in Rome

4.3

After fishing out coins from a water fountain in Italy, cynical New Yorker Beth Harper finds herself being wooed by several ardent suitors. As she deals with the attention, Beth tries to figure out whether a charming reporter really loves her.

Starring: Josh Duhamel, Kristen Bell, Anjelica Huston, Will Arnett, Jon Heder
Directed by: Mark Steven Johnson
Release date: 2010-01-29
17.

The Wolfman

4.3

Lawrence Talbot, an American man on a visit to Victorian London to make amends with his estranged father, gets bitten by a werewolf and, after a moonlight transformation, leaves him with a savage hunger for flesh.

Starring: Benicio del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Hugo Weaving, Cristina Contes
Directed by: Joe Johnston
Release date: 2010-02-11
18.

Rubber

4.3

In the California desert, the adventures of a telepathic killer-tire, mysteriously attracted by a very pretty girl, as witnessed by incredulous onlookers.

Starring: Thomas F. Duffy, David Bowe, Stephen Spinella, Roxane Mesquida, Jack Plotnick
Directed by: Quentin Dupieux
Release date: 2010-07-09
19.

Gulliver's Travels

4.2

Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.

Starring: Jack Black, Amanda Peet, Emily Blunt, Jason Segel, Chris O'Dowd
Directed by: Rob Letterman
Release date: 2010-12-25
20.

Legend of the BoneKnapper Dragon

4.2

The film follows Hiccup and his young fellows accompanying their mentor, Gobber, on a quest to kill the legendary Boneknapper Dragon. An extra that accompanies the film "How to Train Your Dragon".

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill
Directed by: John Puglisi
Release date: 2010-10-15

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