Top 50 underrated fantasy movies

01.
Aquamarine
110 min | 2006 |
5.3 (37472 votes)
|
8.12 (143 reviews)

Two teenage girls discover a mermaid in their beach club's swimming pool.

02.
Supergirl
124 min | 1984 |
4.4 (18427 votes)
|
7.02 (144 reviews)

After losing a powerful orb, Kara Zor-El, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.

03.
Like Mike
99 min | 2002 |
5.3 (18767 votes)
|
7.86 (56 reviews)

A 14-year-old orphan becomes an NBA superstar after trying on a pair of sneakers with the faded initials "M.J." inside.

04.
Harry and the Hendersons
110 min | 1987 |
6.0 (30837 votes)
|
8.52 (45 reviews)

The Henderson family adopt a friendly Sasquatch but have a hard time trying to keep the legend of 'Bigfoot' a secret.

05.
Kazaam
93 min | 1996 |
3.0 (22884 votes)
|
5.4 (84 reviews)

A troubled kid inadvertently releases a genie, who must grant him any three wishes he requests.

06.
The Flintstones
91 min | 1994 |
4.9 (74792 votes)
|
7.29 (96 reviews)

In a parallel modern-day Stone Age world, a working-class family, the Flintstones, are set up for an executive job. But they learn that money can't buy happiness.

07.
Peter Pan
113 min | 2003 |
6.8 (65607 votes)
|
9.17 (364 reviews)

The Darling family children receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Never Land where an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place.

08.
MSG 2 the Messenger
134 min | 2015 |
6.8 (8400 votes)
|
9.14 (136 reviews)

MSG 2 The Messenger is based on true events of Dera Sacha Sauda in years 2000-2001. Although the main story line is true, action & comedy is added for entertainment. Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim...

09.
Drop Dead Fred
103 min | 1991 |
6.0 (26637 votes)
|
8.3 (150 reviews)

A young woman finds her already unstable life rocked by the presence of a rambunctious imaginary friend from childhood.

10.
The Hot Chick
104 min | 2002 |
5.5 (89032 votes)
|
7.76 (168 reviews)

An attractive and popular teenager, who is mean-spirited toward others, finds herself in the body of an older man, and must find a way to get back to her original body.

11.
Angels in the Outfield
102 min | 1994 |
6.2 (28800 votes)
|
8.36 (48 reviews)

When a boy prays for a chance to have a family if the California Angels win the pennant, angels are assigned to make that possible.

12.
The Crow: Salvation
102 min | 2000 |
4.9 (10754 votes)
|
7.05 (98 reviews)

Alex Corvis returns to the world of the living to solve the murder of a young woman that he was wrongly accused of.

13.
Branded
106 min | 2012 |
4.7 (8722 votes)
|
6.83 (86 reviews)

In future Moscow, where corporate brands have created a disillusioned population, one man's effort to unlock the truth behind the conspiracy will lead to an epic battle with hidden forces that control the world.

14.
L.A. Story
95 min | 1991 |
6.7 (29219 votes)
|
8.81 (83 reviews)

With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a wacky weatherman tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early 1990s Los Angeles.

15.
Santa Claus: The Movie
107 min | 1985 |
6.3 (11211 votes)
|
8.39 (92 reviews)

The legend of Santa Claus is put in jeopardy when an unscrupulous toy manufacturer attempts to take over Christmas.

16.
Xanadu
96 min | 1980 |
5.3 (11880 votes)
|
7.35 (227 reviews)

A struggling artist living in Los Angeles meets a girl who may hold the key to his happiness.

17.
Phenomenon
123 min | 1996 |
6.4 (73891 votes)
|
8.43 (120 reviews)

An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.

18.
Moonwalker
93 min | 1988 |
6.1 (15724 votes)
|
8.13 (78 reviews)

Anthology movie by, and starring, Michael Jackson in his prime, combining a number of music videos from his bestselling "Bad" album with a fantasy tale of Michael's confrontation with a ruthless drug dealer known as Mr. Big.

19.
The Shaggy Dog
98 min | 2006 |
4.4 (18057 votes)
|
6.39 (82 reviews)

A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog.

20.
Catwoman
104 min | 2004 |
3.4 (109636 votes)
|
5.35 (594 reviews)

A shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, walks a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues her, fascinated by both of her personas.

21.
Three Wishes for Cinderella
86 min | 1973 |
7.8 (8110 votes)
|
9.68 (44 reviews)

Life changes dramatically for a Czech housemaid when the house driver gives her three magical hazel nuts.

22.
Conan the Barbarian
129 min | 1982 |
6.9 (135785 votes)
|
8.78 (337 reviews)

A young boy, Conan, becomes a slave after his parents are killed and tribe destroyed by a savage warlord and sorcerer, Thulsa Doom. When he grows up he becomes a fearless, invincible fighter. Set free, he plots revenge against Thulsa Doom.

23.
Avalon
107 min | 2001 |
6.4 (12757 votes)
|
8.27 (111 reviews)

In a dystopian world, a woman spends her time playing an illegal and dangerous game, hoping to find meaning in her world.

24.
The Visitors
107 min | 1993 |
7.1 (31707 votes)
|
8.96 (60 reviews)

A medieval knight and his servant ask a familiar wizard to move them back in time to prevent father-in-law's accidentally killing. Instead, they fly away to the 20th century.

25.
Mannequin
90 min | 1987 |
5.9 (28761 votes)
|
7.75 (96 reviews)

A young artist, searching for his vocation, makes a mannequin so perfect he falls in love with it. Finding the mannequin in a store window, he gets a job there and his creation comes to life.

26.
The Sea of Trees
110 min | 2015 |
6.1 (13166 votes)
|
7.92 (107 reviews)

A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji and the two search for a way out.

27.
Ernest Scared Stupid
91 min | 1991 |
5.8 (10560 votes)
|
7.61 (38 reviews)

Ernest accidentally unleashes an ugly troll that plots to transform children into wooden dolls in the town of Briarville, Missouri.

28.
Freaky Friday
97 min | 2003 |
6.2 (123347 votes)
|
8.01 (221 reviews)

An overworked mother and her daughter do not get along. When they switch bodies, each is forced to adapt to the other's life for one freaky Friday.

29.
The Santa Clause 2
104 min | 2002 |
5.6 (48519 votes)
|
7.39 (78 reviews)

Scott Calvin has been a humble Santa Claus for nearly ten years, but it might come to an end if he doesn't find a Mrs. Claus.

30.
Masters of the Universe
106 min | 1987 |
5.4 (36411 votes)
|
7.19 (174 reviews)

The heroic warrior He-Man battles against the evil lord Skeletor and his armies of darkness for control of Castle Grayskull.

31.
Mortal Kombat
101 min | 1995 |
5.8 (100629 votes)
|
7.59 (276 reviews)

Three unknowing martial artists are summoned to a mysterious island to compete in a tournament whose outcome will decide the fate of the world.

32.
Heart and Souls
104 min | 1993 |
7.0 (16041 votes)
|
8.78 (56 reviews)

An unhappy businessman finds a new sense of purpose after he's tasked with helping a quartet of ghosts fulfill their last wishes before moving on to the afterlife.

33.
An American Carol
83 min | 2008 |
4.1 (9343 votes)
|
5.85 (200 reviews)

An anti-American filmmaker who's out to abolish the July Fourth holiday is visited by three ghosts who try to change his perception of the country.

34.
Switch
103 min | 1991 |
5.8 (8714 votes)
|
7.54 (34 reviews)

A sexist womanizer is killed by one of his former lovers and then reincarnated as a woman.

35.
Joe's Apartment
80 min | 1996 |
5.5 (12468 votes)
|
7.24 (45 reviews)

A nice guy has just moved to New York and discovers that he must share his run-down apartment with a couple thousand singing, dancing cockroaches.

36.
Oh, God!
98 min | 1977 |
6.6 (8506 votes)
|
8.31 (56 reviews)

When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.

37.
Ernest Saves Christmas
95 min | 1988 |
5.7 (9836 votes)
|
7.41 (37 reviews)

Ernest helps Santa Claus as he searches for his successor.

38.
Bleach
108 min | 2018 |
6.4 (10057 votes)
|
8.1 (198 reviews)

A Japanese teenager can see ghosts and sees a cute girl fighting an evil monster. He ends up with her reaper power and she as human in his high school class. He discovers a connection between his mom's death and these monsters.

39.
A Chinese Ghost Story
98 min | 1987 |
7.5 (8440 votes)
|
9.19 (43 reviews)

After a string of bad luck, a debt collector has no other choice than to spend the night in a haunted temple, where he encounters a ravishing female ghost and later battles to save her soul from the control of a wicked tree demon.

40.
Somewhere in Time
103 min | 1980 |
7.2 (26442 votes)
|
8.89 (226 reviews)

A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to travel back in time and meet the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel.

41.
Powder
111 min | 1995 |
6.6 (28214 votes)
|
8.26 (117 reviews)

An off the charts genius who is home schooled and shunned after his last relative dies shows the unconscious residents of his town about connection awareness and the generosity of the spirit.

42.
The Mask
101 min | 1994 |
6.9 (341175 votes)
|
8.56 (247 reviews)

Bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss is transformed into a manic superhero when he wears a mysterious mask.

43.
Splash
111 min | 1984 |
6.2 (68174 votes)
|
7.83 (90 reviews)

A young man is reunited with a mermaid who saved him from drowning as a boy. He falls in love with her, not knowing who or what she is.

44.
Haunter
97 min | 2013 |
5.9 (16422 votes)
|
7.53 (81 reviews)

A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others.

45.
Krull
121 min | 1983 |
6.1 (29940 votes)
|
7.73 (165 reviews)

A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.

46.
Death Becomes Her
104 min | 1992 |
6.6 (101579 votes)
|
8.22 (176 reviews)

When a woman learns of an immortality treatment, she sees it as a way to outdo her long-time rival.

47.
Addams Family Values
94 min | 1993 |
6.8 (78828 votes)
|
8.4 (123 reviews)

The Addams Family try to rescue their beloved Uncle Fester from his gold-digging new love, a black widow named Debbie.

48.
Outlander
115 min | 2008 |
6.2 (71340 votes)
|
7.76 (160 reviews)

During the reign of the Vikings, Kainan, a man from a far-off world, crash lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator known as the Moorwen. Though both man and monster are seeking revenge for violence committed against them, Kainan leads the alliance to kill the Moorwen by fusing his advanced technology with the Viking's Iron Age weaponry.

49.
Phantasm II
97 min | 1988 |
6.5 (13122 votes)
|
8.05 (89 reviews)

Mike, now released from a psychiatric hospital, continues his journey to stop the evil Tall Man from his grim work.

50.
Nanny McPhee
97 min | 2005 |
6.5 (66469 votes)
|
8.04 (180 reviews)

A governess uses magic to rein in the behavior of seven ne'er-do-well children in her charge.

Top 50 overrated fantasy movies

01.
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
152 min | 2017 |
7.0 (551865 votes)
|
3.2 (6675 reviews)

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 for battle with the First Order.

02.
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens
138 min | 2015 |
7.9 (848855 votes)
|
4.18 (4772 reviews)

As a new threat to the galaxy rises, Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, an ex-stormtrooper, must join Han Solo and Chewbacca to search for the one hope of restoring peace.

03.
A Ghost Story
92 min | 2017 |
6.9 (59066 votes)
|
3.52 (529 reviews)

In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife.

04.
Suspiria
152 min | 2018 |
6.8 (58704 votes)
|
4.46 (597 reviews)

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.

05.
Melancholia
135 min | 2011 |
7.2 (165493 votes)
|
4.99 (544 reviews)

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

06.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
161 min | 2013 |
7.8 (593392 votes)
|
5.62 (920 reviews)

The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.

07.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
153 min | 2009 |
7.6 (462471 votes)
|
5.49 (1032 reviews)

As Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's (Ralph Fiennes') dark past.

08.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
99 min | 2010 |
5.6 (46585 votes)
|
3.62 (216 reviews)

A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend believes that she has released creatures from a sealed ash pit in the basement of her new home.

09.
The Shape of Water
123 min | 2017 |
7.3 (361084 votes)
|
5.34 (1512 reviews)

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.

10.
Ghostbusters
117 min | 2016 |
6.5 (201211 votes)
|
4.58 (2191 reviews)

Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.

11.
The Cabin in the Woods
95 min | 2011 |
7.0 (370052 votes)
|
5.09 (1119 reviews)

Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

12.
300
117 min | 2006 |
7.6 (725230 votes)
|
5.84 (1988 reviews)

King Leonidas of Sparta and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C.

13.
Ted
106 min | 2012 |
6.9 (564360 votes)
|
5.18 (601 reviews)

John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear, Ted or his girlfriend, Lori.

14.
After the Dark
107 min | 2013 |
5.7 (21065 votes)
|
4.05 (145 reviews)

At an international school in Jakarta, a philosophy teacher challenges his class of twenty graduating seniors to choose which ten of them would take shelter underground and reboot the human race in the event of a nuclear apocalypse.

15.
The Dead Don't Die
104 min | 2019 |
5.5 (48180 votes)
|
3.87 (973 reviews)

The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.

16.
Annihilation
115 min | 2018 |
6.8 (274298 votes)
|
5.18 (1874 reviews)

A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.

17.
Holy Motors
115 min | 2012 |
7.1 (40892 votes)
|
5.51 (134 reviews)

From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar.

18.
Highlander II: The Quickening
91 min | 1991 |
4.3 (43040 votes)
|
2.72 (206 reviews)

In the future, Highlander Connor MacLeod must prevent the destruction of Earth under an anti-ozone shield.

19.
The Tree of Life
139 min | 2011 |
6.8 (166207 votes)
|
5.23 (927 reviews)

The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.

20.
Premonition
96 min | 2007 |
5.9 (71982 votes)
|
4.36 (349 reviews)

A depressed woman learns that her husband was killed in a car accident the previous day, then awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home; then awakens the day after that to find that he's dead.

21.
Dorian Gray
112 min | 2009 |
6.3 (60249 votes)
|
4.77 (139 reviews)

A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.

22.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
144 min | 2014 |
7.4 (466654 votes)
|
5.9 (865 reviews)

Bilbo and company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness.

23.
Mine
106 min | 2016 |
5.9 (15276 votes)
|
4.4 (127 reviews)

After a failed assassination attempt, a United States Marine finds himself stranded in the desert. Exposed to the elements, he must survive the dangers of the desert and battle the psychological and physical tolls of the treacherous conditions.

24.
Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker
141 min | 2019 |
6.6 (354183 votes)
|
5.11 (7433 reviews)

The surviving members of the resistance face the First Order once again, and the legendary conflict between the Jedi and the Sith reaches its peak bringing the Skywalker saga to its end.

25.
Exodus: Gods and Kings
150 min | 2014 |
6.0 (158069 votes)
|
4.54 (696 reviews)

The defiant leader Moses rises up against Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II, setting six hundred thousand slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

26.
Robin Hood
116 min | 2018 |
5.3 (62049 votes)
|
3.88 (1057 reviews)

A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.

27.
The Future
91 min | 2011 |
6.2 (8101 votes)
|
4.81 (64 reviews)

When a couple decides to adopt a stray cat their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves.

28.
A Wrinkle in Time
109 min | 2018 |
4.2 (40273 votes)
|
2.82 (890 reviews)

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

29.
300: Rise of an Empire
102 min | 2014 |
6.2 (277778 votes)
|
4.82 (538 reviews)

Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.

30.
Clash of the Titans
106 min | 2010 |
5.8 (268060 votes)
|
4.44 (655 reviews)

Perseus, demigod, son of Zeus, battles the minions of the underworld to stop them from conquering heaven and earth.

31.
The Lighthouse
109 min | 2019 |
7.5 (127870 votes)
|
6.17 (1093 reviews)

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity whilst living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

32.
This Is the End
107 min | 2013 |
6.6 (379841 votes)
|
5.27 (718 reviews)

Six Los Angeles celebrities are stuck in James Franco's house after a series of devastating events just destroyed the city. Inside, the group not only have to face the apocalypse, but themselves.

33.
Apostle
130 min | 2018 |
6.3 (41529 votes)
|
4.99 (436 reviews)

In 1905, a drifter on a dangerous mission to rescue his kidnapped sister tangles with a sinister religious cult on an isolated island.

34.
Down to Earth
87 min | 2001 |
5.5 (21447 votes)
|
4.2 (79 reviews)

After dying before his time, an aspiring black comic gets a second shot at life - by being placed in the body of a wealthy white businessman.

35.
Avengers: Endgame
181 min | 2019 |
8.4 (772746 votes)
|
7.11 (8166 reviews)

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to reverse Thanos' actions and restore balance to the universe.

36.
X-Men: The Last Stand
104 min | 2006 |
6.7 (477394 votes)
|
5.41 (1861 reviews)

The human government develops a cure for mutations, and Jean Gray becomes a darker uncontrollable persona called the Phoenix who allies with Magneto, causing escalation into an all-out battle for the X-Men.

37.
The Vast of Night
91 min | 2019 |
6.7 (21000 votes)
|
5.41 (494 reviews)

One night in New Mexico, in the late e 1950s, a switchboard operator and radio DJ discover a strange audio frequency which could change the future forever.

38.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
138 min | 2007 |
7.5 (498687 votes)
|
6.24 (1112 reviews)

With their warning about Lord Voldemort's (Ralph Fiennes') return scoffed at, Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) and Dumbledore (Sir Michael Gambon) are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.

39.
Grave Encounters 2
98 min | 2012 |
5.1 (22710 votes)
|
3.86 (128 reviews)

A film student who is obsessed with the movie Grave Encounters sets out with his friends to visit the psychiatric hospital depicted in the original film.

40.
Raw
99 min | 2016 |
7.0 (58725 votes)
|
5.77 (213 reviews)

A young woman, studying to be a vet, develops a craving for human flesh.

41.
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
118 min | 2010 |
5.9 (175040 votes)
|
4.68 (466 reviews)

A teenager discovers he's the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods.

42.
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence
101 min | 2014 |
7.0 (16198 votes)
|
5.78 (52 reviews)

Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, embark on a tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy that unfold in a series of absurdist episodes.

43.
The Addams Family
86 min | 2019 |
5.8 (25702 votes)
|
4.59 (295 reviews)

The eccentrically macabre family moves to a bland suburb where Wednesday Addams' friendship with the daughter of a hostile and conformist local reality show host exacerbates conflict between the families.

44.
Artemis Fowl
95 min | 2020 |
4.2 (19728 votes)
|
2.99 (883 reviews)

Artemis Fowl, a young criminal prodigy, hunts down a secret society of fairies to find his missing father.

45.
Suicide Squad
123 min | 2016 |
6.0 (590780 votes)
|
4.82 (2224 reviews)

A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous incarcerated super-villains to form a defensive task force. Their first mission: save the world from the apocalypse.

46.
Beasts of the Southern Wild
93 min | 2012 |
7.3 (80007 votes)
|
6.13 (266 reviews)

Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.

47.
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
106 min | 2013 |
5.8 (108996 votes)
|
4.66 (229 reviews)

In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters, to find the mythical Golden Fleece, all the while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising.

48.
Holidays
105 min | 2016 |
5.1 (10065 votes)
|
3.99 (87 reviews)

'Holidays' is an anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time by challenging our folklore, traditions and assumptions.

49.
Good Luck Chuck
96 min | 2007 |
5.6 (85060 votes)
|
4.5 (164 reviews)

In order to keep the woman of his dreams from falling for another guy, Charlie Logan has to break the curse that has made him wildly popular with single women: Sleep with Charlie once, and the next man you meet will be your true love.

50.
Halloween
109 min | 2007 |
6.1 (107803 votes)
|
5.02 (1125 reviews)

After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution and immediately returns to Haddonfield to find his baby sister, Laurie.