One of the biggest benefits of an Amazon Prime subscription is that it includes free access to Prime Video. Are you a fan of fantasy movies and have an active Prime membership? Then you might be watching hundreds of fantasy-themed movies for free right now. But where should you begin with so many titles to select from? Of course, with our list of the finest fantasy movies on Prime Video.
Given that Amazon is home to The Wheel of Time and an anticipated epic Lord of the Rings television series, it may come as a surprise that the streamer’s fantasy movie selection is really rather poor. So, if you’re searching for some fantasy movies, know that we’ve already done the legwork for you before you go looking for something to see. Check out our selection of the top Amazon Prime Video fantasy movies.
1. The Map of Tiny Perfect Things
Genre: Comedy, Young Adult Audience, Fantasy, Romance
Stars: Kathryn Newton, Kyle Allen, Al Madrigal
Directed by: Ian Samuels
The Map of Tiny Perfect Things is a 2021 American science fiction romantic comedy film directed by Ian Samuels, based on Lev Grossman’s short story of the same name from 2016. Kathryn Newton and Kyle Allen feature as two youngsters trapped in a time loop.
While trapped in an infinite time loop, two teenagers form a burgeoning romance.
Mark, an adolescent, has been trapped in a time loop, reliving the same day again and over. Mark has improved various procedures after many loop iterations and is now able to assist others by predicting their moves. Mark falls in love with a girl he instructs and returns to the community pool to visit her, saving her from being thrown into the water by a beach ball. His efforts to spend more time with her, however, are continuously frustrated. Margaret, another female, unexpectedly intervenes one day when Mark is preparing to save the girl from the beach ball. Mark finds her down and realizes that she is trapped in a time loop.
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Arts, Entertainment, and Culture
Stars: Billy Porter, Idina Menzel, Nicholas Galitzine
Directed by: Kay Cannon
Cinderella depicts the story of a commoner with lofty ambitions. Her only wish is not to marry a prince. She aspires to run her own clothing boutique, be an entrepreneur, achieve financial independence, and perhaps even aid her family.
Cinderella is a determined young woman who wants to open her own boutique, “Dresses by Ella.” In her patriarchal culture, she catches Prince Robert’s attention during the guard-changing ritual one day. The next day, Robert travels to the market dressed as a commoner, where he discovers Ella trying to sell her dress.
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Stars: Kento Nagao, Anna Yamada, Rikako Yagi
Directed by: Natsuki Seta
When Makoto dies, a lost soul named Blank finds a home for the first time. This is known as a homestay, and it is where a soul is reborn and given a second opportunity at life. The adolescent kid (Kento Nagao) is woken at the morgue just before being examined.
Homestay (Amazon Prime Video) is based on author Eto Mori’s 1998 book Colorful, a million-seller in Japan and requires reading in high schools.
A soul is placed inside recently departed body of a high schooler and charged by the spiritual forces that govern these things with establishing the student’s cause of death as well as the soul’s biggest mistake in previous lifetimes.
4. Foreigner’s God
Genre: Suspense, Drama, Fantasy
Stars: Ini Dima Okojie, Nancy Isime, Eucharia Anunobi Ekwu, Pete Edochie, Nikem Owoh, Salma Mumin, Toni Tones, Belinda Effah, Sam Dede, Bamike Olawunmi
Directed by: Ifan Ifeanyi Michael
An English documentary photographer in quest of a story falls in love with an accused witch living in subhuman conditions in colonial Nigeria.
The 2019 film premiered on the streaming service this week nearly three years after its expected theatrical debut. Michaels’ historical drama, set in the colonial era of Enugu, concerns an English photojournalist who falls in love with an accused living in deplorable conditions.
Much of “The Foreigner” centers around the back-channel intrigues of Irish ambassador Liam Hennessy (Pierce Brosnan), a former IRA member hellbent on preserving his decades-long diplomatic record with the British.
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Stars: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone
Directed by: Darren Aronofsky
“There was nothing in the beginning.” So begins this version of the narrative, which focuses on Noah (Russell Crowe), the man tasked by God with saving the innocent creatures of Earth while the rising floodwaters cleaned the earth of mankind’s wrongdoing. As the story progresses, we discover how Adam and Eve’s misdeeds were carried down through generations through their sons Cain and Abel and how their virtuous sibling Seth’s descendants were charged with defending creation. One day, while foraging in the countryside, Noah, a descendant of Seth, witnesses his father being killed by a descendant of Cain. Noah’s birthright is taken from him in the process.
Decades later, as a father of three, Noah has a vision of the big flood that will sweep over the Earth, killing everything that lives on it. In order to comprehend his destiny, Noah seeks out his grandpa, Methuselah (Sir Anthony Hopkins).
6. Addams Family Values
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Stars: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd
Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld
In this sequel, the members of the bizarre Addams Family are up to even more macabre pranks. This time, Gomez Addams (Raul Julia) and Morticia (Anjelica Huston) are celebrating the birth of a son. But Wednesday (Christina Ricci) and Pugsley (Jimmy Workman) aren’t thrilled with the new arrival and attempt all they can to get rid of the baby. When nanny Debbie Jelinsky (Joan Cusack) shows up to keep the youngsters in order, her presence causes an unforeseen dangerous twist.