Best Fantasy Movies of 2014

1.

X-Men: Days of Future Past

6.8

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.

Starring: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Release date: 2014-05-15
2.

How to Train Your Dragon 2

6.6

The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera
Directed by: Dean DeBlois
Release date: 2014-06-12
3.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

6.5

Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is marching on Erebor, fueled by the rise of the dark lord Sauron. Dwarves, elves and men must unite, and the hope for Middle-Earth falls into Bilbo's hands.

Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Cate Blanchett
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 2014-12-10
4.

The Lego Movie

6.4

An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.

Starring: Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman
Directed by: Christopher Miller, Phil Lord
Release date: 2014-02-06
5.

Maleficent

6.1

A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal – an act that begins to turn her heart into stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading King's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom – and to Maleficent's true happiness as well.

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Sam Riley, Juno Temple
Directed by: Robert Stromberg
Release date: 2014-05-28
6.

The Book of Life

6.1

The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

Starring: Diego Luna, Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Christina Applegate, Eugenio Derbez
Directed by: Jorge R. Gutierrez
Release date: 2014-10-01
7.

Song of the Sea

5.9

The story of the last Seal Child’s journey home. After their mother’s disappearance, Ben and Saoirse are sent to live with Granny in the city. When they resolve to return to their home by the sea, their journey becomes a race against time as they are drawn into a world Ben knows only from his mother’s folktales. But this is no bedtime story; these fairy folk have been in our world far too long. It soon becomes clear to Ben that Saoirse is the key to their survival.

Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, David Rawle, Pat Shortt, Jon Kenny
Directed by: Tomm Moore
Release date: 2014-09-06
8.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

5.7

For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come quickly enough. Peter has not forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s father to protect her by staying away, but that is a promise he cannot keep. Things will change for Peter when a new villain, Electro, emerges, an old friend, Harry Osborn, returns, and Peter uncovers new clues about his past.

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Campbell Scott
Directed by: Marc Webb
Release date: 2014-04-16
9.

Dracula Untold

5.2

Vlad Tepes is a great hero, but when he learns the Sultan is preparing for battle and needs to form an army of 1,000 boys, including Vlad's son, he vows to find a way to protect his family. Vlad turns to dark forces in order to get the power to destroy his enemies and agrees to go from hero to monster as he's turned into the mythological vampire Dracula.

Starring: Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Art Parkinson, Charles Dance
Directed by: Gary Shore
Release date: 2014-10-01
10.

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

5.2

When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Rami Malek, Rebel Wilson, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson
Directed by: Shawn Levy
Release date: 2014-12-17
11.

Doctor Who: Last Christmas

5.1
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The Doctor and Clara face their Last Christmas. Trapped on an Arctic base, under attack from terrifying creatures, who are you going to call? Santa Claus!
Starring: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Nick Frost, Samuel Anderson, Dan Starkey
Directed by: Paul Wilmshurst
Release date: 2014-12-25
12.

The Boxtrolls

5.0

An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher.

Starring: Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Elle Fanning, Dee Bradley Baker, Toni Collette
Directed by: Graham Annable, Anthony Stacchi
Release date: 2014-09-10
13.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

5.0

The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick to save the city and unravel Shredder's diabolical plan.

Starring: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fichtner, Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher
Directed by: Jonathan Liebesman
Release date: 2014-08-07
14.

Into the Woods

5.0

In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.

Starring: Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine
Directed by: Rob Marshall
Release date: 2014-12-25
15.

Winter's Tale

4.6

A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe, William Hurt, Jennifer Connelly
Directed by: Akiva Goldsman
Release date: 2014-02-13
16.

Seventh Son

4.5

John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an apprentice to carry on his trade. Most have failed to survive. The last hope is a young farmer's son named Thomas Ward. Will he survive the training to become the spook that so many others couldn't?

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, Ben Barnes, Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington
Directed by: Sergei Bodrov
Release date: 2014-12-12
17.

Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King

4.4
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Starring: Ben Kingsley, Scoot McNairy, Lester Speight, Sam Rockwell, Matt Gerald
Directed by: Drew Pearce
Release date: 2014-02-04
18.

Toy Story That Time Forgot

4.3

During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to Bonnie's room in this Toy Story That Time Forgot.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Kristen Schaal, Wallace Shawn
Directed by: Steve Purcell
Release date: 2014-12-02
19.

Dragons: Dawn Of The Dragon Racers

4.3
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A hunt for a lost sheep turns into a competition between Hiccup and friends as they compete to become the first Dragon Racing champion of Berk.
Starring: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Tim Conway
Directed by: Elaine Bogan, John Sanford
Release date: 2014-11-01
20.

The Cobbler

4.1

Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world in a new way. Sometimes walking in another man's shoes is the only way one can discover who they really are.

Starring: Adam Sandler, Dan Stevens, Steve Buscemi, Dustin Hoffman, Ellen Barkin
Directed by: Tom McCarthy
Release date: 2014-09-11

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