Best Fantasy Movies of 2017

1.

Coco

7.2

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

Starring: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Renée Victor
Directed by: Lee Unkrich
Release date: 2017-10-27
2.

Thor: Ragnarok

6.8

Thor is on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum
Directed by: Taika Waititi
Release date: 2017-10-25
3.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

6.6

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Mark Hamill
Directed by: Rian Johnson
Release date: 2017-12-13
4.

Wonder Woman

6.5

An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.

Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Danny Huston
Directed by: Patty Jenkins
Release date: 2017-05-30
5.

The Shape of Water

6.2

An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.

Starring: Sally Hawkins, Doug Jones, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer
Directed by: Guillermo del Toro
Release date: 2017-12-01
6.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

6.1

The tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they'll play as characters from the game.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas
Directed by: Jake Kasdan
Release date: 2017-12-09
7.

The Lego Batman Movie

6.1

In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The Lego Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble—Lego Batman—stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.

Starring: Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes
Directed by: Chris McKay
Release date: 2017-02-08
8.

A Dog's Purpose

5.8

A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.

Starring: Josh Gad, K.J. Apa, Britt Robertson, Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton
Directed by: Lasse Hallström
Release date: 2017-01-19
9.

Beauty and the Beast

5.8

A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.

Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad
Directed by: Bill Condon
Release date: 2017-03-16
10.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

5.8

Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. Jack's only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it, he must forge an uneasy alliance with a brilliant and beautiful astronomer and a headstrong young man in the British navy.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Brenton Thwaites, Kaya Scodelario, Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush
Directed by: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg
Release date: 2017-05-23
11.

Justice League

5.8

Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a team of metahumans consisting of Barry Allen, Arthur Curry and Victor Stone to face the catastrophic threat of Steppenwolf and the Parademons who are on the hunt for three Mother Boxes on Earth.

Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Release date: 2017-11-15
12.

Kong: Skull Island

5.7

Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.

Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman, John C. Reilly
Directed by: Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Release date: 2017-03-08
13.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

5.6

When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword Excalibur from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy... whether he likes it or not.

Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou, Eric Bana
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Release date: 2017-05-10
14.

Before I Fall

5.5

Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.

Starring: Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage, Logan Miller, Elena Kampouris, Jennifer Beals
Directed by: Ry Russo-Young
Release date: 2017-03-02
15.

Bright

5.2

In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.

Starring: Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Lucy Fry, Noomi Rapace, Edgar Ramírez
Directed by: David Ayer
Release date: 2017-12-22
16.

Adventure Time: Islands

5.1

Told in eight parts, Islands tells the story of Finn, Jake, BMO and Susan Strong leaving Ooo and traveling across the ocean to solve the mystery of Finn's past. During their trip, they unlock secrets, encounter various creatures, make new friends, and explore a variety of mysterious islands.

Starring: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Niki Yang, Jackie Buscarino, Tom Kenny
Directed by: Elizabeth Ito, Cole Sanchez
Release date: 2017-04-13
17.

Justice League Dark

5.0

Beings with supernatural powers join together to fight against supernatural villains.

Starring: Matt Ryan, Jason O'Mara, Camilla Luddington, Nicholas Turturro, Rosario Dawson
Directed by: Jay Oliva
Release date: 2017-01-24
18.

A Ghost Story

5.0

Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.

Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will Oldham, Liz Cardenas Franke, Sonia Acevedo
Directed by: David Lowery
Release date: 2017-07-07
19.

The Shack

4.9

After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.

Starring: Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw, Aviv Alush, Sumire Matsubara
Directed by: Stuart Hazeldine
Release date: 2017-03-03
20.

Lou

4.8

A Pixar short about a lost-and-found box and the unseen monster within.

Directed by: Dave Mullins
Release date: 2017-06-16

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