Fantasy films are a great choice of movies to watch if you want something uplifting, exciting, and unique. Many fantasy films have a moral to the story and leave you feeling like there are greater possibilities. They tend to me inspiring. They are also often very exciting and are filled with action. There are many fantasy films that are suitable for family viewing.
If you are looking for some great fantasy films to watch at home, you should check out some of these movies that are available on DVD:
• The Lord of the Rings series: This trilogy is great for spending a night in with friends. It is filled with excitement, adventure, and characters that will make you want more with each movie you watch. You will become totally immersed in a land of hobbits, elves, orcs, and other fantasy creatures.
• Pan's Labyrinth: This movie takes place back in 1944 in Spain. A sadistic army officer's daughter finds the real world to be just too much to handle and she escapes into her own fantasy world to get away. Her world is completely captivating, although eerie at times, but it will draw you in.
• The Wizard of Oz: This classic fantasy film goes all the way back to 1939 but it never fails to entertain and amaze children. It may be a children's movie but even adults like to step back into the past and enjoy this classic movie.
• Avatar: More recently, people have been enjoying this fantasy film and the use of 3D imagery makes everything come to life more than other fantasy films of the past. The moon, Pandora, is the location for this movie. When a young paraplegic marine is sent on a mission he has to choose between protecting his home and following orders.
• The Princess Bride: This classic fairytale has been loved by audiences since it first came out in 1987. This fantasy film has a little bit of everything that you need to become immersed in another world: the beautiful princes, the wicked prince, swords and battle and giants. And for the fans of romance, there is even a romantic storyline behind it all.
• Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl: What is better than a bunch of surly pirates and a curse? Only the addition of Johnny Depp as a savvy pirate that can not seem to resist trouble. This movie is filled with action and adventure, a romance, and heroes, but there is also a healthy dose of humor that makes this movie irresistible. Follow it up with the sequel, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.