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Richard Scheib's Highest-Rated Fantasy Films

Richard Scheib runs an excellent website devoted to rating and reviewing science fiction, horror, and fantasy films, which can be found at http://www.moria.co.nz/.

He rates films on a scale of zero to five stars, with five being the best and zero being the worst. Presented here is a list of the fantasy films he has given five stars, which are "masterpieces," four stars, which are "very good," and four and a half stars, which are in-between.

 

5 Stars

Alice (1988)
Angels In America (2003)
Babe (1995)
Bambi (1942)
Batman (1989)
Batman Returns (1992)
Beauty and the Beast (1946)
Beloved (1998)
Breaking the Waves (1996)
A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
The Dark Knight (2008)
Dreams (1990)
Dumbo (1941)
Excalibur (1981)
Fanny and Alexander (1982)
Fantasia (1940)
Faust (1926)
Field of Dreams (1989)
Fight Club (1999)
Hero (2002)
Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
King Kong (1933)
King Kong (2005)
Lady and the Tramp (1955)
Last Year At Marienbad (1961)
Legend (1985)
Life of Brian (1979)
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Picnic At Hanging Rock (1975)
Pinocchio (1940)
The Plague Dogs (1982)
Princess Mononoke (1997)
Rashomon (1950)
The Seventh Seal (1957)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
Spirited Away (2001)
Swiss Army Man (2016)
Watership Down (1978)
Wild At Heart (1990)
Wings of Desire (1987)

4.5 Stars

Don't Look Now (1973)
Eraserhead (1977)
Faraway, So Close! (1993)
The Fisher King (1991)
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
Mighty Joe Young (1949)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Strings (2004)
The Tree of Life (2011)
Up (2009)

4 Stars

300 (2006)
The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T (1953)
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)
The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
After Life (1998)
Alice In Wonderland (1933)
Alice In Wonderland (1951)
All of Me (1984)
Allegro Non Troppo (1977)
Antz (1998)
Arabian Nights (1974)
Arabian Nights (2000)
The Baby of Macon (1993)
The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (1962)
Batman Begins (2005)
Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
The Beast In Heat (1975)
Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
Beauties of the Night (1952)
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Beauty and the Beast (2014)
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Being There (1979)
Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Big (1988)
The Bird People In China (1998)
Black Orpheus (1959)
Black Rainbow (1989)
The Borrowers (2010)
The Brave Little Toaster (1987)
Butterfly and Sword (1993)
Careful (1992)
Cars (2006)
Charlotte's Web (1973)
Children Who Chase Lost Voices From Deep Below (2011)
A Christmas Carol (1999)
The Cinemagician, Georges Melies (2012)
The Company of Wolves (1984)
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover (1989)
Coraline (2009)
Corpse Bride (2005)
Crossroads (1986)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
The Crow (1994)
Da (1988)
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959)
The Dark Crystal (1982)
Day of Wrath (1943)
Dean Spanley (2008)
Deathtrap (1982)
Demon Pond (1979)
Diabolik (1968)
Dinosaur (2000)
Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)
Dragonslayer (1981)
Dreamchild (1985)
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Empire of Passion (1978)
Enter the Void (2009)
Ernest & Celestine (2012)
Eve's Bayou (1997)
Ever After (1998)
The Fairy (2011)
The Fall (2006)
The Falls (1980)
The Fast Runner (2002)
Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Faust (1994)
Faust (2010)
Fellini's Casanova (1976)
Finding Nemo (2003)
Fluke (1995)
Forbidden City Cop (1996)
The Forbidden Room (2015)
Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (1999)
Fritz the Cat (1972)
Get To Know Your Rabbit (1972)
Ghost (1990)
Glen Or Glenda (1953)
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1974)
The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
Green Snake (1993)
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
Groundhog Day (1993)
Gulliver's Travels (1939)
A Guy Named Joe (1943)
The Halfway House (1944)
Hamlet (1996)
Hanussen (1988)
Happy Feet (2006)
Harvey (1950)
High Plains Drifter (1973)
Highway 61 (1991)
Holy Motors (2012)
The Holy Mountain (1973)
Hugo (2011)
Hour of the Wolf (1968)
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
How To Get Ahead In Advertising (1989)
Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
I Married a Witch (1942)
The Iceman Cometh (1989)
The Icicle Thief (1989)
If.... (1968)
The Indian In the Cupboard (1995)
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
James and the Giant Peach (1996)
Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
John Dies At the End (2012)
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2015)
The King and the Mockingbird (1980)
Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)
Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
Labyrinth (1986)
Ladyhawke (1985)
Last Action Hero (1993)
The Last Unicorn (1982)
Legend of the Overfiend (1989)
Lemming (2005)
The Life and Loves of a She-Devil (1986)
The Lion King (1994)
Little Otik (2000)
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Lost In Austen (2008)
Lost In La Mancha (2002)
The Lost Room (2006)
The Love Witch (2016)
Mad Detective (2007)
The Magician (1958)
Malpertuis (1971)
Man On a Swing (1974)
Marquis (1989)
Mary and Max (2009)
Mary Poppins (1964)
Match Point (2005)
A Matter of Life and Death (1946)
Meet the Feebles (1989)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (2014)
Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
MirrorMask (2005)
Mr. Vampire (1985)
Monster House (2006)
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Mood Indigo (2013)
The Muppet Movie (1979)
My Winnipeg (2007)
Mystery Train (1989)
The Navigator: A Mediaeval Odyssey (1988)
The New Legend of Shaolin (1994)
New York Stories (1989)
Next Door (2005)
Nightmare Alley (1947)
The Nines (2007)
Ninja Assassin (2009)
Nothing (2003)
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
Of Love and Other Demons (2009)
Olivier, Olivier (1992)
One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)
Orpheus (1950)
Passport To Pimlico (1949)
Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Pennies From Heaven (1981)
Perdita Durango (1997)
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
The Phantom Tollbooth (1970)
Photographing Fairies (1997)
Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)
Play It Again, Sam (1972)
The Polar Express (2004)
Pom Poko (1994)
Porco Rosso (1992)
Portrait of Jennie (1948)
Prelude To a Kiss (1992)
The Prestige (2006)
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Princes and Princesses (2000)
The Thief and the Cobbler (1993)
The Princess Bride (1987)
Pufnstuf (1970)
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
Rango (2011)
The Reflecting Skin (1990)
The Rapture (1991)
The Red Shoes (1948)
Rocks In My Pockets (2014)
Rover Dangerfield (1991)
Rubber (2010)
Russian Ark (2002)
Santa Sangre (1989)
Sausage Party 3D (2016)
Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
The Science of Sleep (2006)
Seance On a Wet Afternoon (1964)
The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb (1993)
The Secret of NIMH (1982)
Sex and Zen (1991)
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)
The Shout (1978)
Shrek (2001)
Sleeping Beauty (1959)
Snow White (2009)
Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)
Song of the Sea (2014)
Swordsman II (1992)
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Tales From Earthsea (2006)
The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)
Tarzan and His Mate (1934)
Tarzan, the Ape Man (1932)
Tekkonkinkreet (2006)
The Tempest (1979)
The Tenant (1976)
The Testament of Orpheus (1960)
The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
The Third Miracle (1999)
This Is the End (2013)
Tideland (2005)
Tommy (1975)
Topper (1937)
A Town Called Panic (2009)
Toy Story (1995)
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Toys (1992)
The Trial (1962)
Triangle (2009)
The Trip (1967)
The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
Twin Warriors (1993)
Ugetsu (1953)
Vertigo (1958)
Vidocq (2001)
Les Visiteurs Du Soir (1942)
The Visitors (1993)
Waking Life (2001)
Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
What Dreams May Come (1998)
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)
Wicked City (1987)
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
The Witches (1990)
The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Wolf Children (2012)
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1989)
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Yellow Submarine (1968)
Zelig (1983)
Zootopia (2016)
Zu Warriors (1983)
Wonder Woman (2017)

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