Fantasy movies include elements of magic, the supernatural, fantastical worlds, and more. These films are a lot of fun to watch as almost every movie of this genre has a different and new take on fantastical elements with the ability to transport us to new worlds. Check out this list of the best fantastical movies on Disney+ Hotstar.
Doctor Strange is a marvel movie that shows how a neurosurgeon loses his ability to operate on patients and how he uses that grief and internal aggression to convert himself into a superhero with supernatural powers and is now known as Doctor Strange. This movie is revered as one of the best marvel fantasy movies and has earned the title of one of the best fantasy movies on Disney+ Hotstar.
Frozen is one of the most popular and most-watched animated films of all times. It unfolds the story of two sisters, Princess Anna and Princess Elsa, and how they find each other and true love. This movie has a lot of magic, many amazing songs and a lot of love. Frozen is replete with magical and supernatural elements, as shown by the protagonist’s powers of ice.
X-Men: Dark Phoenix takes you back to the birth of the Dark Phoenix, aka Jean Gray. This movie shows how Jean Grey gets her powers and how she takes a turn from one of the highly valued assets to one of the greatest liabilities for the X-Men. This movie features a lot of magic and supernatural powers and has earned itself the title of one of the top fantasy films on Disney+ Hotstar.
Who doesn’t know Thor, the god of thunder? The movie Thor: The Dark World is based on the spat between Thor and Malekith, the leader of the dark elves. This movie shows how Thor sets off to fight and defeat Malekith, who tries and enters Asgard, the fantastical home of Thor, to steal a dangerous weapon and destroy all nine realms. Will Thor be able to defeat Malekith and save mankind? Watch Thor: The Dark World and find out!
In this third instalment of the Thor Trilogy, we see a lot of unexpected things. In Thor: Ragnarök, Mjolnir, the mighty hammer of Thor, is taken from him by his evil sister, Hela, the goddess of death. Thor then has to battle it out with her to save Asgard and the nine realms from her tyrant rule. Will Thor be able to fight off his sister and save humanity as we know it? Watch Thor: Ragnarök and find out.
Artemis Fowl is a movie that takes the genre of fantasy and sci-fi rather seriously. This movie features a 12-year-old criminal prodigy battling it out with the mighty fairies while trying to find his missing dad. This movie exposes all its viewers to the fascinating world of fairies and other supernatural elements in very fantastical and creative ways. Artemis Fowl is definitely one of the first movies of its type and genre and has bagged the title of one of the best fantasy movies on Disney+ India.
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters shows Percy Jackson, a young demigod trying to find the Golden Fleece, a supernatural and godly artefact that can help save him and all his demigod friends at Camp Half-Blood from imminent doom. Joined by his half brother Tyson and his friends Grover and Annabeth, he sets out on this adventure to find the Golden Fleece and save all humanity. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters is the sequel to the movie Percy Jackson and the Lighting Thief based on the novels of the same name by Rick Riordan.
The movie Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb is the third and the last part of the Night at the Museum trilogy. In this movie, we see Larry Daley racing against time to help and keep the tablet that brings all his friends alive at the museum from decaying. The fact that this tablet is decaying means that all his friends may never come back to life. So, this night guard sets off on an adventure to help save all of his friends by saving this tablet.
Phillauri is a very peculiar movie that somehow manages to put supernatural elements along with comedy and some ancient Indian rituals all under one roof. This movie shows us the life of a young man who has to marry a tree first to ward off unlucky stars before marrying his fiancé. The funny part begins when the tree spirit starts calling him her husband. This movie has rightly bagged the title of one of the best Hindi fantasy movies on Hotstar.
Fukrey is based on two friends- one has fantastical dreams, and the other uses those dreams to make easy money. The fun begins when two other people get involved in this mess, and to make more money, they enlist the help of a local don to invest in their plan. When the plan fails, and they lose the local don’s money, they end up going through an adventure to get back that money and save their lives. Fukrey has some fantastical elements along with a lot of comedy which makes for an amazing movie. This movie has bagged one of the highest places on the Bollywood fantasy movies list as it's so funny.
The movie Thor introduces us to the superhero Thor, God of Thunder. This movie shows us who Thor is, how he got his powers and how a god ends up on the earth, fighting amongst us earthlings. This movie is one of the building blocks of the Avengers franchise and is a must-watch for all the marvel fans out there wanting to see a good old fashioned origins movie. This movie has rightfully earned the title of one of the best Hollywood fantasy movies on Disney+.
John Carter is a movie in which the protagonist, John Carter, finds himself on Mars. He then realises that he has superhuman capabilities. While trying to make sense of what has happened and saving himself from the fantastical creatures of Mars, he stumbles upon a princess who is on the run. Things take a turn for the worse when he decides to help her escape. Will they be able to escape unscathed? Watch John Carter and find out.
Guardians of the Galaxy shows the story of the Star Lord, aka Peter, a petty thief who steals a very powerful orb from the planet Morag. Ronan the Accuser, the antagonist of the movie, wants that orb back for evil reasons and pursues Peter to get it. To prevent it from falling into the wrong hands and help save the world from the evil intentions of Ronan the Accuser, the Star Lord forms a team of unwilling heroes to fight alongside him and save the universe.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 shows us that the team of unwilling heroes once assembled by the Star Lord has now become a team of heroes who actually want to save the universe. The movie shows how successful the team becomes with one minor hiccup. Peter finds his father, or a man claiming to be his father. After learning some disturbing things about Ego, Peter’s claimed father, how will the team react? Watch Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 to find out.
Black Panther is an origins movie for the superhero black panther. This movie shows the story of T’Challa, the man under the black panther suit and also the king of Wakanda, a fantastical place in Africa with loads of vibranium. The movie goes on to show the way the Black Panther fights for Wakanda and why he is called the saviour of Wakanda. In other words, it shows the birth of the Black Panther.
Aladdin is a classic Disney movie loved all around the world. This movie is a musical starring Mina Massoud, Naomi Scott and Will Smith. This movie follows Aladdin, a kind and compassionate thief, as he finds a genie and tries to woo the beautiful princess Jasmine while facing a lot of resistance from the royal vizier and his evil plans. Aladdin makes for a wonderful fantastical movie as it shows elements of magic and superhuman powers and, of course, a genie.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is the story of a young prince, Dastan, who enlists the help of princess Tamina to overthrow and defeat his evil uncle Nizam. Nizam wants to take advantage of a dagger with which he can control time to rule Persia and execute his evil plans. This movie is based on the famous Prince of Persia video games and was a highly awaited movie when it was released.
Captain Marvel is yet another Marvel movie based on comic books of the same name. This movie showcases the story of Vers, a Kree warrior who gets separated from her battalion and gets stranded on earth with no recollection of who she is and where she is. She then joins S.H.I.E.L.D. and helps them save the world along with getting her memories back. Vers aka Captain Marvel, is known to the rest of the world as one of the most powerful avengers.
X-Men: Apocalypse is a movie about the first mutant known to men - Apocalypse. This mutant is all-powerful and revered as a god by many people. This movie follows the storyline of Apocalypse wanting to destroy the world and cause extinction on Earth. The X-Men now need to work together to prevent that from happening. Will the X-Men be able to fight off a god? Watch X-Men: Apocalypse now and find out!
The Wolverine is an X-Men origins movie showing the origins of one of the most famous X-Men in the world - Wolverine. This movie follows wolverine when he goes to meet an old acquaintance in Tokyo. Things take a turn for the worse when this old acquaintance tries to take away Wolverine’s healing powers to heal himself. A fight ensues when Wolverine refuses. Did wolverine win? Watch The Wolverine to find out!