Best Fantasy Movies of 2011

1.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

7.2
8.1/10

Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's formidable skills.

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Alan Rickman, Ralph Fiennes
Directed by: David Yates
Release date: 2011-07-07
2.

Midnight in Paris

6.2
7.7/10

A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.

Starring: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kurt Fuller, Mimi Kennedy, Michael Sheen
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 2011-05-11
3.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

5.9
6.6/10

Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard, Jack finds himself on an unexpected adventure in which he doesn't know who to fear more: Blackbeard or the woman from his past.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane, Kevin McNally, Geoffrey Rush
Directed by: Rob Marshall
Release date: 2011-05-14
4.

Thor

5.9
7.0/10

Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgård
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
Release date: 2011-04-21
5.

Puss in Boots

5.6
6.6/10

Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is the true story of The Cat, The Myth, The Legend... The Boots.

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton, Amy Sedaris
Directed by: Chris Miller
Release date: 2011-10-28
6.

The Tree of Life

5.5
6.8/10

The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain, Hunter McCracken, Finnegan Williams
Directed by: Terrence Malick
Release date: 2011-05-18
7.

Love on a Leash

5.1
9.4/10

A dog who strives to become a man seeks a woman who will love him enough for the transformation to take place.

Starring: Jana Camp, Aneese Khamo, Michaelina Lee, Femi Emiola, Ping Wu
Directed by: Fen Tian
Release date: 2011-07-21
8.

Sucker Punch

5.0
6.0/10

A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.

Starring: Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Chung
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Release date: 2011-03-24
9.

Immortals

5.0
6.0/10

Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.

Starring: Henry Cavill, Freida Pinto, Luke Evans, Kellan Lutz, Isabel Lucas
Directed by: Tarsem Singh
Release date: 2011-11-10
10.

The Smurfs

4.9
5.4/10

When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours -- in fact, smack dab in the middle of Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down.

Starring: Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Sofía Vergara, Tim Gunn
Directed by: Raja Gosnell
Release date: 2011-07-29
11.

Beastly

4.8
5.6/10

A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the weaker and less attractive. When Kyle invites his misfit classmate Kendra to an environmental rally at their school, she questions his motivations but reluctantly accepts. Later, Kyle blows Kendra off, prompting the spurned goth girl to cast a dark spell on the swaggering egotist.

Starring: Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Hudgens, Mary-Kate Olsen, LisaGay Hamilton, Neil Patrick Harris
Directed by: Daniel Barnz
Release date: 2011-01-21
12.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1

4.8
4.9/10

The new found married bliss of Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world.

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Peter Facinelli
Directed by: Bill Condon
Release date: 2011-03-15
13.

Red Riding Hood

4.7
5.4/10

Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older sister has been killed by a werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village. Hungry for revenge, the people call on famed werewolf hunter, Father Solomon, to help them kill the wolf. But Solomon's arrival brings unintended consequences as he warns that the wolf, who takes human form by day, could be any one of them.

Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons
Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke
Release date: 2011-03-11
14.

Priest

4.7
5.7/10

In an alternate world, humanity and vampires have warred for centuries. After the last Vampire War, the veteran Warrior Priest lives in obscurity with other humans inside one of the Church's walled cities. When the Priest's niece is kidnapped by vampires, the Priest breaks his vows to hunt them down. He is accompanied by the niece's boyfriend, who is a wasteland sheriff, and a former Warrior Priestess.

Starring: Paul Bettany, Karl Urban, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q, Lily Collins
Directed by: Scott Stewart
Release date: 2011-05-05
15.

Marvel One-Shot: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor's Hammer

4.5
7.3/10
Marvel One-Shot: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor's Hammer
Agent Coulson stops at a convenience store and deals with a coincidental robbery during his visit.
Starring: Clark Gregg, Jessica Manuel, Jeff Prewett, Zach Hudson
Directed by: Leythum
Release date: 2011-10-25
16.

Season of the Witch

4.4
5.4/10

A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman, Ulrich Thomsen, Christopher Lee, Fernanda Dorogi
Directed by: Dominic Sena
Release date: 2011-01-07
17.

Family Guy Presents: It's a Trap!

4.4
7.3/10

With the Griffins stuck again at home during a blackout, Peter tells the story of “Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.”

Starring: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis, Carrie Fisher
Directed by: Peter Shin
Release date: 2011-05-22
18.

Conan the Barbarian

4.4
5.2/10

A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan (Jason Momoa) realizes he is the only hope of saving the great nations of Hyboria from an encroaching reign of supernatural evil.

Starring: Jason Momoa, Stephen Lang, Rachel Nichols, Ron Perlman, Rose McGowan
Directed by: Marcus Nispel
Release date: 2011-08-17
19.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

4.2
4.3/10

Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.

Starring: Jason Lee, David Cross, Jenny Slate, Andy Buckley, Justin Long
Directed by: Mike Mitchell
Release date: 2011-12-14
20.

Barbie: Princess Charm School

4.1
6.4/10
Barbie: Princess Charm School
Barbie stars as Blair Willows, a kind-hearted girl who is chosen to attend Princess Charm School: a magical, modern place that teaches dancing, how to have tea parties, and proper princess manners. Blair loves her classes -- as well as the helpful magical sprites and her new friends, Princesses Hadley and Isla. But when royal teacher Dame Devin discovers that Blair looks a lot like the kingdom’s missing princess, she turns Blair’s world upside down to stop her from claiming the throne. Now Blair, Hadley and Delancy must find an enchanted crown to prove Blair’s true identity in this charming and magical princess story!
Starring: Diana Kaarina, Morwenna Banks, Nicole Oliver, Brittney Wilson, Ali Liebert
Directed by: Zeke Norton, Ezekiel Norton
Release date: 2011-08-11

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