Genre in which the storylines center around a fantastic element such as a magical being, object or world.

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Identifying an older fantasy variety TV series

There's an old variety TV series I have watched during the 90s. I don't remember the exact format, but it featured a constructed dungeon/castle with several rooms in it. A group of adventurers would ...
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TV serial from the 80s or 90s with a magic lantern

I've been trying forever to identify a show that I watched in 1997 or '98. I believe it was a US-made television serial, and I think the running theme was that someone had a "magic lantern" (a type of ...
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Movie in which a person claims to be Jesus

I heard this story about the movie from my friends few years ago. There is no exact plotting I can remember, only thing I remeber is that entire/most of movie is slow and there are conversations ...
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Older sci fi movie, mindless kids

I barely remember anything about the movie, but I do remember that there was a dark dimly lit street and all the houses were the same, there was no color or outside world, just the street. And there ...
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(Fantasy/Kids/Horror?) movie/TV show involving kids going to a faerie realm

This has been bothering me for years... I remember this scene so vividly, and I keep thinking it was from a movie. Although it might have been from a TV show. Or I might have dreamt the thing. In any ...
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Young bullied teen finds portal to alternate reality, fighting in the clouds

My memories of this movie are sporadic. I know it's kids/family. It's martial arts/maybe manga based tho live action. High flying, cloud bouncing cheesy graphics. Its Oriental/Asian production style ...
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Fantasy movie / tv-series in the 90s with a female lead and an evil queen

The movie (or mini-series) I am looking for played in the 90s on German television, though I don’t know if it was necessarily German. It could have been English and dubbed for example. I don’t ...
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Fantasy movies; Harryhausen-esque, with warriors who magically generate from a mural

I was wondering if someone can help me identify a movie I saw from my childhood. It was a fantasy movie along the lines of a Harryhausen movie. A wizard or king has a young man to go on a journey ...
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1970/80s Jules Verne-inspired bizarre underwater city / submarine abduction

I am looking for a movie I saw as a child in the 1980s on German TV. Sadly my memory is somewhat blurrish. I remember a "20000 leagues under the sea"-inspired story, featuring the main characters ...
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Fantasy movie from around 2000s about a man searching for a woman

I watched this as a child and wasn't to interested in the film whilst watching so my memory of it is partial. But what I can recall is a few specific details: I believe the protagonist was a man ...
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Old fantasy movie with a sort of king feeding two princesses to a monster

Okay, this is kind of a long story. So I was about 8-12 and I was at my grandmothers house and I saw a fantasy movie on tv with horror elements, it seemed like. It looked like it was made in the 70's ...
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fantasy fighting movie - 80s or 90s

I'm looking for a weird movie in a fantasy or post-apocalyptic setting. It's an American (90% sure) or British movie. The main character is a Caucasian male with long blonde hair - he kinda looks like ...
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Looking for medieval Star Wars type movie

I'm looking for a movie from Kroger Video in USA (English) around 1996 or 1997. I DO NOT remember the title. A boy/young adult grew up on a farm in an evil empire. (Sound familiar?) He teams up with ...
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Children run in midair, stone bricks appear at their feet to create a castle

Does anyone know this movie? It's animated but not Japanese. These four children are travelling with this older creepy dude. Near the end they run around in midair and stone bricks appear at their ...
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Children's TV show with magic mirror where animated scenes happened in the mirror

I'm trying to identify an 80's -early 90's children's show I had on VHS. The things I remember about this show are: Mirror - A magic mirror was an element to the story. Someone would "find" the ...
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Movie about a concave (Hollow) world

A movie about a man ending up in a concave or (Hollow) world think the movie was Russian or Eastern European. Pretty sure the movie was made since 2000 but not 100% sure. I remember him talking to a ...
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What was the movie with the invisible creature with a tail and footprints?

Made in the same era as E.T. A small boy had a sometimes-invisible muppet creature friend. It had a tail, stood about 2 or 3 feet tall, was hairy, left footprints, tickled the kid around his family.. ...
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fantasy/adventure character obsessed with birds

I watched a movie, perhaps fifteen years or more ago, that was a fantasy/adventure where the party of adventurers were followed and antagonized by an evil being. One character was obsessed with birds, ...
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A movie about trapped people where they can only be back by being good

I'm looking for a movie about people trapped in a parallel world. They can only get back into the real world by being good. Killing yourself is not an option because you will be resurrected again. I ...
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surreal short film with 3 “nations” with primary color paint; shown at World Expo in 1986-87

There was a beautiful silent film I saw at the World Expo in Vancouver in 1987. In it, there are 3 "nations", each of which has its own color -- red, blue, and yellow. They are in a state of tense ...
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1950s? color movie about the search for a black or blue rose

1950s? color movie about finding a black or blue rose Group of knights(?) searching for a blue or black rose Memorable scene: The group makes camp for the night, trees come alive and attack them. ...
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Movie about a kidnapped Arabian princess

Saw a movie on tv around 1970-75. A princess is given a box for her birthday (by the Black Prince?) which opens when she is asleep and releases a creature who steals her away. She goes to live with ...
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What is the name of this 90's-2000's sci fi movie?

I remember little about the movie, but the plot was so: In a modern world, wizard or mages or sorcerers exist, and there are magic items. One very powerful item is a staff, which one family man has. ...
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Child controlling alien/robot from inside

There was a movie I watched when I was only a kid, can't remember much but it was about a robot/alien who can take a child inside him, and let the child control him. I only remember a scene where ...
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Older Sci-Fi/Fantasy animated movie?

What I can remember was that this was an OLD sci-fi/fantasy movie (I think I remember it being in 3D) and it had a female protagonist with some sort of tribal paint/tattooing on her. She did the ...
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What 80's movie am I thinking of?

This is all I remember: There are Dwarf/Elves/Gnomes that resemble the ones from the Movie Legend w/ Tom Cruise. NOT GUMP the Fairy. The other ones and a guy who was with them. It was a 80's fantasy ...
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Fantasy movie with evil man trying to live forever

Do you know the name of the movie that is in a similar style to Labyrinth with David Bowie, where there is an evil man who is trying to stay young forever. I don't think it is a very popular movie, it ...
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Identify 1970s Martial Arts movie: 2nd place Hero goes on quest. Disqualified Hero follows, takes over quest.

Guy fights to be the guy that gets to go on quest. Guy gets disqualified. 2nd place guy goes on quest. Disqualified guy follows along until first guy gets bumped off. Disqualified guy takes over. It ...
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Brother and sister find a fantasy world and try to help save it

I am looking for a movie from the 70s or 80s about two children that are brother and sister that find a fantasy world and try and help save it with the help of this creature. They need a wizard's help ...
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Which movie did one character manage to vomit all the poison he swallowed

It's fantasy martial arts (e.g. some people can fly) with some comic touches here and there. The budget wasn't massive (not at the level of a Hero or a Crouching Tiger...) but it felt epic ...
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Tobasco ice-cream and air warriors in an (Anime?) animated movie?

When I was a child, we rented a children's movie one day from Jumbo Video during the 1980's. My mother slept through it, but my sister and I watched it. It was definitely animated, and may have been ...
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Epic fantasy with one good female twin and one evil male twin?

A few years ago I saw an epic fantasy movie involving two twins. I think the twins were elves. The female twin was good and the male twin was evil. They were connected, so that hurting one of them ...