Fantasy

The Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon (2008) Farhad Mann, Michael Shanks, Shannen Doherty, JR Bourne, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

The Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon (2008)
Set in the Grand Canyon, a team of Smithsonian researchers have stumbled across a lost walled Aztec city guarded by some evil spirits, including a “great flying serpent of death.” As days turn to weeks, Susan Jordan, the daughter of the professor leading the expedition, assembles a team to rescue her father and his colleagues from the clutches of the ancient Aztec warriors and their horrible serpent god.

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Splash (1984) Ron Howard, Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Splash (1984)
Allen Bauer is rescued from drowning as a young boy off Cape Cod by a young mermaid. Years later, he returns to the same location, and once again manages to fall into the sea, and is rescued once more by the mermaid (Allen isn’t sure what he has seen and what he has imagined). Using maps from a sunken ship, the mermaid decides to search for Allen in New York City, sprouting legs when her tail dries. On finding Allen, they fall in love, but she has a secret, which will no longer be a secret if she gets her legs wet.

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Return to Oz (1985) Walter Murch, Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh, Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Return to Oz (1985)
Dorothy Gale has recently come home to Kansas from the Land of Oz is now almost back to perfect health since the incident of the tornado, only she cannot get that wonderful place out of her head. She frequently talks about it and cannot get any sleep at night. Aunt Em worries about her health/well-being. Thinking that she is suffering delusional depression and acute insomnia, she decides to take her to see a special doctor in another town. While he tries to treat her with electro-shock treatment and take those nasty dreams away from her head, she is rescued by a mysterious girl who leads her back to Oz for a new adventure.

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Ravenous (1999) Antonia Bird, Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, David Arquette, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Ravenous (1999)
Upon receiving reports of missing persons at Fort Spencer, a remote Army outpost on the Western frontier, Capt. John Boyd (Guy Pearce) investigates. After arriving at his new post, Boyd and his regiment aid a wounded frontiersman, F.W. Colghoun (Robert Carlyle), who recounts a horrifying tale of a wagon train murdered by its supposed guide – a vicious U.S. Army colonel gone rogue. Fearing the worst, the regiment heads out into the wilderness to verify Colghoun’s gruesome claims.

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Braindead (1992) Peter Jackson, Timothy Balme, Diana Peñalver, Elizabeth Moody, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

Braindead (1992)
Lionel, a Mama’s boy has the unwanted honor of having to look after his overbearingly evil mother. He ends up falling in love with a local woman who believes that they’re destined together. In a moment of intentional sabotage of one of their dates, his mother is bitten by a mysterious creature that ends up zombifying her. It’s only a matter of time before she rises from the dead a powerful, bloodthirsty zombie. It’s only a matter of time before she starts infecting residents of the town and Lionel has to stop her… and them.

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India Song (1975) Marguerite Duras, Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdale, Mathieu Carrière, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

India Song (1975)
Poetical tale of Anne-Marie Stretter, the wife of a French diplomat in India in the 1930s. At 18 she had married a French colonial administrator and went with him on posting to Savannakhet, Laos. There she met her second husband who took her away and for 17 years they lived in various locations in Asia. Now in Calcutta, she takes lovers to relieve the boredom in her life. Told in a highly visual style with little dialogue but a constant voice-over narrative by the different characters.

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Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) Irving Pichel, William Powell, Ann Blyth, Irene Hervey, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948)
As told to a psychiatrist: Mr. Peabody, middle-aged Bostonian on vacation with his wife in the Caribbean, hears mysterious, wordless singing on an uninhabited rock in the bay. Fishing in the vicinity, he catches…a mermaid. He takes her home and, though she has no spoken language, falls in love with her. Of course, his wife won’t believe that thing in the bathtub is anything but a large fish. Predictable complications follow in rather tame fashion.

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