Best new Fantasy movies (2017) - Top Netflix & Cinema

That ‘fantasy’ encompasses more than just ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ is what we’re trying to achieve with this list!
The Vore's Film staff selects the top best fantasy movies of 2017 in cinema or on DVD or Netfix. Are Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson & Alexandre Aja our new fantasy genre directors?

fantasy movies2017
Popular actorsIan McKellen, Martin Freeman & Richard Armitage
Trending moviesThe Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies, The Last Witch Hunter & Il Racconto dei Raconti

2017 anticipated releases to watch

    The Dark Tower (Thursday July 27, 2017)

    The Dark Tower film poster Director
    Nikolaj Arcel
    Katheryn Winnick
    Matthew McConaughey
    Idris Elba

    The Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, roams an Old West-like landscape where "the world has moved on" in pursuit of the man in black. Also searching for the fabled Dark Tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world.... Read more


Best fantasy movies on Netflix or DVD in 2017

2010's best rated fantasy movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  1. Spring (20-03-2015, 109 minutes)
    StarringLou Taylor Pucci, Nadia Hilker & Vanessa Bednar
    DirectorJustin Benson & Aaron Moorhead (Resolution, V/H/S: Viral & Wrecked )
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  3. Bird People (04-06-2014, 127 minutes)
    StarringJosh Charles, Anaïs Demoustier & Roschdy Zem
    DirectorPascale Ferran (Lady Chatterley, L'âge des possibles & Petits arrangements avec les morts)
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  5. Eliza Graves (24-10-2014, 112 minutes)
    StarringKate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess & David Thewlis
    DirectorBrad Anderson (The Machinist, The Call & Transsiberian )
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  7. The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies (17-12-2014, 144 minutes)
    StarringIan McKellen, Martin Freeman & Richard Armitage
    DirectorPeter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King & The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers )
    CountryNew Zealand United States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  9. Horns (03-10-2014, 120 minutes)
    StarringDaniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple & Max Minghella
    DirectorAlexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes, Mirrors & P2 )
    CountryCanada United States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

New fantasy movies out now

Best recent & upcoming fantasy movies with release dates.

The BFG by Steven Spielberg

Release date01-07-2016
CountryUnited Kingdom United States
StarringRebecca Hall, Mark Rylance & Bill Hader
Previous releasesSaving Private Ryan, Schindler's List & A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Associated with family, fantasy,

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Tim Burton

Release date25-12-2016
CountryUnited States
StarringEva Green, Samuel L. Jackson & Judi Dench
Previous releasesEdward Scissorhands, Corpse Bride & Batman Returns
Associated with adventure, fantasy,

Gods of Egypt by Alex Proyas

Release date26-02-2016
CountryUnited States
StarringGerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau & Brenton Thwaites
Previous releasesDark City, I, Robot & Knowing
Associated with adventure, fantasy,

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by David Yates

Release date18-11-2016
CountryUnited Kingdom United States
StarringEddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell & Ezra Miller
Previous releasesHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince & Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Associated with adventure, family,

Il Racconto dei Raconti (14-05-2015, 125 minutes))
DirectorMatteo Garrone (Gomorrah, Reality & The Embalmer)
StarringSalma Hayek, Vincent Cassel & Toby Jones
CountryFrance Italy United Kingdom
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

Lost River (10-04-2015, 95 minutes))
Director Ryan Gosling (Drive, The Ides of March & Crazy, Stupid, Love. )
StarringChristina Hendricks, Iain De Caestecker & Matt Smith
CountryUnited States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

Pan (09-10-2015, 111 minutes))
DirectorJoe Wright (Atonement, Hanna & Anna Karenina )
Starring Levi Miller, Hugh Jackman & Garrett Hedlund
CountryAustralia United Kingdom United States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

Skammerens Datter (26-03-2015, 96 minutes))
DirectorKenneth Kainz (Parterapi, The Invisible Cell & Otto the Rhino )
StarringJakob Oftebro, Allan Hyde & Maria Bonnevie
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

The Last Witch Hunter (23-10-2015, 106 minutes))
DirectorBreck Eisner (The Crazies, Sahara & Thoughtcrimes)
StarringVin Diesel, Rose Leslie & Elijah Wood
CountryCanada China United States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix