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Best fantasy movies on OTT for a magical experience

Looking for a fantastical experience? Here is a list of the best fantasy movies to revisit today and embark into the magical realm.

Best fantasy movies on OTT for a magical experience
Fantasy movies: Harry Potter to Night at the Museum

Last Updated: 07.25 PM, May 18, 2024


Human beings are made of complex emotions, and no matter how happy or content you are in life, there is a point when you want to escape reality and explore a magical world. A realm that is opposite to the human world and is filled with contrasting creatures. If that is what intrigues you, there are several fantasy movies to keep your blues at bay.

Looking for a fantastical experience? Here is a list of the best fantasy movies to revisit today.

Best fantasy movies to revisit on OTT

Harry Potter


  • Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson

  • IMDb: 7.6

  • Where to watch: JioCinema

This iconic fantasy movie left millions of youngsters craving for a sealed Hogwarts letter. If you haven’t explored the magical world of the school of witchcraft and wizardry, embark on a magical ride with incredible characters and a coming-of-age narrative based on J.K. Rowling’s bestselling novels.

The Chronicles of Narnia

  • Cast: Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Ben Barnes, Will Poulter

  • IMDb: 6.9

  • Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Based on C. S. Lewis’ popular fantasy novels, the movie revolves around the Pevensie siblings, each with a distinctive trait. When they witness the magical realm of Narnia through a wardrobe portal, a series of adventures and a quest to save a kingdom unfold in an unexpected way.

13 Going On 30

  • Cast: Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer

  • IMDb: 6.3

  • Where to watch: Netflix

Gary Winick’s directorial is the perfect fantasy rom-com to revisit on weekends for a happy mood. The plot revolves around a 13-year-old girl who wishes to become 30. Her wish comes true, but with a twist that will flip her entire life and bust the myth that adulting is fun.”


  • Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Calah Lane, Keegan-Michael Key, Paterson Joseph, Matt Lucas, Mathew Baynton

  • IMDb: 7.0

  • Where to watch: JioCinema

Roald Dahl’s epic novel has been adapted for the third time, with the titular character led by the charismatic Timothée Chalamet. The movie traces Wonka’s early days as a chocolatier and garnered critical acclaim for a sweet spin on the classic narrative.

Alice in Wonderland

  • Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter

  • IMDb: 6.4

  • Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Helmed by Tim Burton, this family adventure movie revolves around Alice, who returns to the fantasy world and embarks on a special quest with her extraordinary friends to fight against the evil Red Queen.

It’s a Wonderful Life

  • Cast: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

  • IMDb: 8.6

  • Where to watch: Stream free on Plex

A feel-good movie with a fantasy twist, this will keep you intrigued with its solid narrative and relatable characters. When life spirals into an existential crisis, the almighty interferes in the most beautiful and unexpected way. The movie is about make beliefnand second chances, portraying the troubled life of a suicidal businessman who watches life through his loved one's lenses after an angel comes into his world.

Night at the Museum

  • Cast: Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Ricky Gervais

  • IMDb: 6.5

  • Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

A new hire is recruited as a night security guard at the Museum of Natural History. Things take a mysterious turn when he discovers that the exhibits on display come to life due to an ancient curse and wreak havoc. With its unique narrative and a blend of humour, adventure, and fantasy, the movie quickly became a cult classic and was followed with sequels.

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