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Fantasy film

In theory fantasy films are films with fantastic themes, usually involving magic or exotic fantasy worlds, as distinct from science fiction films or horror films. The category has as much to do with approach as with context.

Surrealist film also describes the fantastic. However it dispenses with genre narrative conventions and the aim of making lots of money.

Examples include:

Many fantasy films are considered to be among the ranks of the classics:

Others have become cult favourites: