All the lovers of The Lords of The Rings, there is something more for you. A list of more adventurous and fantasy films.
The hit shows Game of Thrones and The Witcher, and the anticipated Lord of the Rings series set to debut on Amazon Prime in 2021. But for movie lovers, there are classics from memory lane.
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This list will make the lovers go crazy and on a joyous ride.
Updated May 17th, 2020 by Stephen LaGioia:
“Despite its age, Lord of the Rings continues to ride high with the upcoming TV series, along with the announcement of a new stealth video game centered around Gollum. And with the seemingly endless range of intriguing fantasy films of a similar bent, it seemed appropriate to update this list with 5 more worthy entries.”
So here’s the list of best 15 movies like The Lord of the Rings:
A dazzling blockbuster that tempers its sweeping scope with wit, humor, and human drama, Thor is from the mighty Marvel entertainment.
Thor is exiled by his father, Odin, the King of Asgard, to the Earth to live among mortals. When he lands on Earth, his trusted weapon Mjolnir is discovered and captured by S.H.I.E.L.D.
The Eagle (2011)
In Roman-ruled Britain, a young Roman soldier endeavors to honor his father’s memory by finding his lost legion’s golden emblem.
The Eagle is a 2011 epic historical drama film set in Roman Britain directed by Kevin Macdonald, and starring Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland.
Guardians of The Galaxy (2014)
A 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. A movie filled with fun, heart, action and great performances.
Peter escapes from the planet Morag with a valuable orb that Ronan the Accuser wants. He eventually forms a group with unwilling heroes to stop Ronan.
A former Roman General sets out to exact vengeance against the corrupt emperor who murdered his family and sent him into slavery.
Gladiator is a movie of astonishing extent and flow and masterful story telling.
The Hunger Games (2012)
The Hunger Games is a series adopted from novel written by Suzanne Collins.
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister’s place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
The Neverending Story (1984)
Are you ready to explore the fantastic fantasy world with the help of a storybook? Yes, that’s right. Get ready.
To escape from his dull life and bullies at school, Bastain takes refuge in an old book store. There, he begins reading an old storybook and finds himself drawn into the mythical world of Fantasia.
Directed by Stefen Fangmeier with Ed Speleers, Sienna Guillory, Jeremy Irons, and John Malkovich starring.
Eragon, a farm boy, stumbles upon a dragon’s egg. He befriends the dragon cub and rides it only to realize that he is destined to be a dragon rider who must save his people from an evil king.
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Kingdom of heaven directed by Ridley Scott with Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson, and Martin Hancock starring.
In the twelfth century, blacksmith Balian travels to Jerusalem, a city seething with religious wars. He transforms into a defending warrior who saves the city and its people.
The Princess Bride (1987)
A fairy tale journey about a gorgeous and elegant young woman and her one true love. He must find her after a long separation and save her. They must battle the evils of the mythical kingdom of Florin to be reunited with each other. Based on the William Goldman novel “The Princess Bride” which earned its own loyal audience.
Warcraft is a 2016 American action fantasy film based on the video game series of the same name.
A few human survivors must team up with a group of disagreeing Orcs to stop an Orc horde from occupying their planet through a magic portal.
Shrek is a 2001 American computer-animated comedy film loosely based on the 1990 fairy tale picture book of the same name by William Steig. Directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson in their directorial debuts, it stars Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, and John Lithgow as the voices of the lead characters.
Shrek, an ogre, embarks on a journey with a donkey to rescue Princess Fiona from a vile lord and regain his swamp.
Star Wars (1977)
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire’s world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.
After Princess Leia, the leader of the Rebel Alliance, is held hostage by Darth Vader, Luke and Han Solo must free her and destroy the powerful weapon created by the Galactic Empire.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
In this classic musical fantasy, Judy Garland stars as Dorothy Gale, a young Kansas farm girl who dreams of a land “somewhere over the rainbow.”
When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route, they meet a Scarecrow (Ray Bolger) that needs a brain, a Tin Man (Jack Haley) missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton) to earn his help.
Harry Potter and the Philospher’s Stone (2001)
Harry Potter doesn’t need any introduction. The charming boy is admired by all. With his cute friend Ron Weasley and beautiful friend Hermione, this magical school is what every teenager dreams of.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is a fantasy novel written by British author J. K. Rowling.
Harry Potter, an eleven-year-old orphan, discovers that he is a wizard and is invited to study at Hogwarts. Even as he escapes a dreary life and enters a world of magic, he finds trouble awaiting him.
The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe (2005)
Narnia is a true journey to the fantasy world. It takes one to the fairyland. The story revolves around Four kids who travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion.
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