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100 Best Fantasy Movies on Disney Plus

A list of over 100 of the best Fantasy movies on Disney Plus. Perfect for when you want to escape reality and believe in magic for awhile.

Sometimes we need a little escape from reality. We need to travel to another world, ride a dragon, or just believe in magic for a few hours. Fantasy movies can be that escape for many people. I love when a story takes me to another world where magic and fairies exist.

There is a vast selection of Fantasy movies on Disney Plus. Whether you want to see magical creatures, wizards, or enchanted lands, Disney Plus has it all! This list includes over 100 different Fantasy movies on Disney Plus divided into the genres of Movies for the Whole Family, Disney Channel Originals, PG-13, and Animated.

Photo grid of Cinderella, Peter Pan, Enchanted, and Encanto movie covers. All are Fantasy movies on Disney Plus.

Fantasy Movies for the Whole Family

Exciting Fantasy movies on Disney Plus for the whole family to enjoy! These movies are all live-action and rated PG or G.

A Kid in King Arthur’s Court

A young baseball player is transported through a hole in time during an earthquake. He ends up in the time of King Arthur in Medieval England.

A Wrinkle in Time

A scientist uses a tesseract to travel to a new planet. Five years later his daughter goes looking for him.


The live-action version of the classic tale of a homeless man that discovers a magic lamp with a genie inside.

Alice in Wonderland

A fresh version of the classic tale. Alice, no longer a child, stumbles through to Wonderland during her engagement party. She reunites with old friends and learns of her destiny to overthrow the Red Queen.

Alice Through the Looking Glass

A sequel to Alice in Wonderland. Here Alice travels back in time to help the Hatter save his family.


Two young girls discover that mermaids really do exist after they find one washed ashore after a violent storm.

Beauty and the Beast

The live-action version of Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watkins as Belle.

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

A musical starring the legendary Angela Lansbury. She plays a witch that uses her magic to foil the Nazis invasion of Britain. She and three refugee children use an enchanted bed to fly, explore magical lands, and stop the Germans.

Bedtime Stories

A handyman discovers that the bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew are mysteriously coming true. So he tests the new magic with more outlandish stories.


A young girl befriends a Big Friendly Giant and travels with him back to his home. But they have to hide from the giants that like eating children.


A wish turns a 12 year old boy into a 30 year old man. He pursues a dream career and relishes being an adult. Until the pressures of adulthood leave him missing his simpler life as a child.

Bridge to Terabithia

Two young children create an imaginary world full of magical creatures. Terabithia is an escape for both children from their lives. But the land becomes even more important when tragedy strikes one of children.

Christopher Robin

Christopher Robin, now an adult with a job and family, receives a surprise visit from Winnie-the-Pooh. He helps Pooh find his friends. Then Pooh and friends help Christopher Robin rediscover the joys of life.

The Chronicles of Narnia

A series of films about siblings that travel to the magical land of Narnia to help the people there.


A live-action version of the Broadway rendition of Cinderella. This film stars Whitney Houston, Brandy, Bernadette Peters, and more! It includes the Broadway songs and breathtaking performances.


Giselle, from the magical land of Andalasia, is set to marry her Prince Charming. But his evil stepmother curses her and sends her to a “land with no happy endings,” New York City. There Giselle is helped by a cynical divorce attorney as she waits for her prince to save her.


Giselle moves her family to an idyllic small town in search of a better fairy tale life. But she finds herself in the role of “evil stepmother” after several bad decisions.


A struggling circus owner hires two children to care for Dumbo, a baby elephant with oversized ears. When the family discovers that Dumbo can fly, he becomes the main attraction and helps save the rundown circus.

Escape to Witch Mountain

Two humanoid alien twin babies, found near a mysterious mountain, are separated but grow up in the same town. When they find each other so does a man that wants to use their supernatural abilities to make money. Only the mysterious mountain can save them.

Freaky Friday

A mother and daughter switch bodies after opening mysterious fortunes at dinner. Until they can figure out how to switch back they must pretend to be each other.


A fairy godmother-in-training sets out to prove that people still need fairy godmothers.

Gulliver’s Travels

Lemuel Gulliver is on an assignment in the Bermuda Triangle when a vortex transports him to a magic land of tiny people. His new friends use his enormous size to help defend their land from rival lands.

Into the Woods

A baker and his wife venture into the forest to find ingredients to reverse a spell for a witch. In return, she will help them have a child. During their journey, they meet Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Jack. Everyone is on a quest to fulfill a wish.


A young boy accidentally frees a genie named Kazaam. The genie tells the boy he gets three wishes, but all the boy really wants is to reconnect with his estranged father.

The Kid Who Would Be King

In the modern world, a young mind finds the mythical sword Excalibur. He joins forces with the legendary wizard Merlin to save mankind from the wicked enchantress Morgana.


The story of how Maleficent became the Mistress of Evil. She starts as an optimistic fairy with a pure heart, but betrayal twists her into the vengeful villain.

Mary Poppins

A magical nanny comes to town and helps the Banks family repair their relationship.

Mary Poppins Returns

The magical nanny returns to once again help the Banks family.

Night at the Museum

The new nightguard at the Museum of Natural History starts his first night shift at the museum. He discovers that the museum comes alive at night.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Clara falls into a parallel world where she meets a soldier, mice, and leaders of the Three Realms. They enlist Clara’s help to bring peace to the Fourth Realm of their world.

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

A young boy named Timothy appears at the door of a loving couple. The couple is unable to conceive so they adopt Timothy.

Percy Jackson

Percy discovers he is the son of the god Poseidon. He enrolls in a school for the children of deities and learns to harness his powers while also defending Earth from the Olympians.

Pete’s Dragon

A young girl in the Pacific Northwest meets a boy named Pete. He claims that he lives in the woods with a dragon. The girl sets out to discover the truth about this dragon.

Peter Pan and Wendy

In this retelling of the classic tale of Peter Pan, Wendy is trying to avoid being sent to boarding school when she and her brother travel to Neverland.


In this version of the story, Pinocchio leaves his father after being led astray by Honest John and the Coachman. It is updated to exclude child drinking and tobacco use.

Princess Bride

A fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. After years apart, he finds her and saves her. They rekindle their love as they battle the evils of the mythical kingdom of Florin.

Race to Witch Mountain

A Las Vegas taxi driver meets a pair of extraterrestrial kids with paranormal powers. In order to prevent an invasion of Earth, he must help the kids reach their spaceship buried within Witch Mountain.

Return to Oz

Dorothy finds herself back in the land of Oz. But the yellow brick road is now a pile of rubble, and the Emerald City is in ruins. She sets out to rescue her friends Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Lion from the new evil empire.

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

An average guy living in New York City becomes the reluctant apprentice to a powerful wizard. He must train to help his master sorcerer defend the city from evil forces.


A mermaid saves a young boy. 20 years later she returns to seek him out and he falls in love with her.

Tall Tale

A young boy brings American folk legends Pecos Bill, John Henry, Paul Bunyon, and Calamity Jane to life to save his father’s farm

Tuck Everlasting

Winnie Foster longs for a life outside of the control of her mother and society. She meets a young man named Jesse Tuck in the woods. He and his family takes her in as one of their own. But the Tucks have a secret and Winnie must choose to become one of them or return to her life.


A young farmer named Willow is chosen to undertake a perilous journey. He must protect a special baby from an evil queen and save the world.

Disney Channel Original Fantasy Movies on Disney Plus

A collection of Fantasy movies on Disney Plus that originally aired as Disney Channel Original Movies on Disney Channel.


The story of the children of Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Cruella, and Jafar. They journey to Auradon to attend school with the children of the fairy tale princes and princesses.

The Luck of the Irish

A basketball player researches his family history for a school assignment. He discovers that he is a Leprechaun and must try to win his family’s luck back.

The Thirteenth Year

A teenage swimmer discovers that he is a mermaid on his thirteenth birthday.


Twin sisters reunite on their 21st birthday to save their kingdom from the forces of darkness.

Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior

Beautiful and popular Wendy Wu is living her teenage dream and is about to be crowned Homecoming Queen. Until she discovers she is a reincarnated Yin warrior and must battle evil forces.

Wizards of Waverly Place

After a wish goes wrong on their family vacation, Alex Russo and her brothers set out on a magical journey to save their parents.

You Wish!

Alex is annoyed with his younger brother Stevie, so he wishes him away with a magic coin. But Alex soon discovers that life without his brother isn’t so great after all.

PG-13 Fantasy Movies on Disney Plus

Fantasy movies that are a tad more perilous, scary, or violent than the family-friendly films.

Dr. Dolittle

After a car accident, Dr. John Dolittle regains his childhood ability to talk to animals. But the gift is both a blessing and a curse as he encounters some wild situations. And is committed to a mental health facility.

Dr. Strange

After a car accident leaves Dr. Stephen Strange unable to continue his career as a surgeon he searches out alternative treatments. He discovers a faction of wizards of the mystic arts. But then he must decide between returning to his life or helping the wizards defend the world from evil threats.

Ever After

An adaptation of the story of Cinderella. But instead of a fairy godmother, Danielle has the help of the legendary Leonardo di Vinci.

Indiana Jones

A series of movies about a daredevil acheoligist who hunts down lost artifacts. He often finds himself as the hero pitted against villains, like Nazis, who want to rule the world.

Jungle Cruise

Loosely based on the ride at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland, Jungle Cruise is the story of a doctor who hires a snarky skipper to take her down the Amazon River. Together, they search for an ancient tree that holds immense powers that could change the future of medicine.


The live-action retelling of the animated classic. In this story Mulan still disguises herself as a man and enlists in the army to save her father. But the antagonists of the story, the Rourans, have the aid of a mystical witch.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

A young boy discovers clues to a mysterious and magical place called Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. The residents have special powers and dangerous enemies.

Pirates of the Caribbean

A series of films about Captain Jack Sparrow. He and his friends often find themselves at odds with magical curses, zombies, and mystical treasures.

Prince of Persia

The Sands of Time gives mortals the power to turn back time. The adopted son of Persia’s king, acquires a dagger that gives him access to the Sands. After being accused of killing his father, the prince must go on the run while protecting the ancient treasure from dark forces and his father’s killer.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

A young Chinese man is confronted by his past and his father, leader of the notorious Ten Rings criminal organization. He sets out to protect his mother’s magical homeland from his father’s schemes and delusions.


Following a poor, impulsive decision, the Prince of Asgard (Thor) is banished to Midguard (Earth). In his banishment he must rediscover what it means to be worthy of the powers of Thor.

Animated Fantasy Movies on Disney Plus

A collection of animated Fantasy movies on Disney Plus full of magic, enchanted objects, and adventure.


A young beggar discovers a magic lamp with a genie inside. The genie grants his wishes to help him win the heart of the princess. But along the way he discovers that he’s so much more.

Alice in Wonderland

Alice goes on a magical journey to a wonderland. There are some references to beheadings and death, but overall it’s a decent movie for kids.


An evil wizard curses the royal family of Russia, but young Anastasia escapes when their palace is attacked. Years later, the Grand Duchess, Anastasia’s grandmother, offers a reward for her return. Two con men hoping to cash in on the reward hold auditions to find a girl that resembles the missing princess. They an orphan girl to the Grand Duchess, not knowing she’s the real Anastasia.


A young adventurer holds the key to the ancient mystery of Atlantis. He joins up with a interesting group of explorers to find the legendary lost empire.

Beauty and the Beast

A young woman makes a deal with a beast to save her father. She befriends the enchanted home decor and comes to love her new home.

The Black Cauldron

A lowly pig herder dreams of becoming a gallant knight. When a phrophesying pig entrusted in his care is stolen, he sets out on a journey to rescue it from the evil Horned King.


After a fight with her mother, a young princess buys a spell from a witch. The spell is meant to change her mother’s mind about an arranged marriage. Instead she turns into a bear!

Brother Bear

When a hunting trip goes awry, three bothers find themselves at odds with a bear. One brother is killed, and in turn the youngest kills the bear. He is then transformed into a bear himself. On his journey to become human again, he befriends a bear cub.


The classic fairytale of a woman forced into servitude by her stepmother. Her fairy godmother helps her make it to the ball.


Young Miguel dreams of becoming a musician, but his family has banned all music. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the Land of the Dead on Dia de los Muertos. He begins a journey with new friends to unlock Miguel’s family history.


A young circus elephant with enormous ears is mercilessly teased. Until he discovers that he can fly!

The Emperor’s New Groove

Emperor Kuzco is transformed into a llama by his advisor. His only chance of returning to his old life rests with a villager that he shunned.


The Madrigal family lives in a magical house and each member of the family has a magical gift, except for Mirabel. She sets out on a journey to save the family’s magic and prove her worth.


A compilation of classical music set to animated shorts. These shorts feature magical creatures, wizards, and more.

Fantasia 2000

Another compilation of classical music set to animated shorts. These shorts feature magical creatures, wizards, and more.


A young queen tries to conceal her magical powers of snow and ice until an accident freezes the kingdom. Her sister sets out across their frozen lands to find her sister and restore summer.


After being stolen from his parents on Olympus, Hercules is raised by humans as a half-god, half-human. In order to take his place on Olympus, Hercules must use his strength and bravery to prove himself.

James and the Giant Peach

The adventure of an orphaned young boy and his insect friends within an enormous enchanted peach.

The Little Mermaid

The classic tale of a mermaid who wants desperately to be a human. She makes a deal with a sea witch to trade her tail for legs.


The coming-of-age story of a young sea monster that ventures on land. But his unforgettable summer with his new best friend is threatened by his secret.

Winnie the Pooh

A collection of films about a little stuffed bear and his adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood.


A young wayfarer must find the demigod Maui and become a master wavefinder to save her people.

Monster’s Inc.

The world of monsters is filed by the screams of human children. But everything goes wrong for top scarer Sully when a young girl sneaks into their world.


A young woman disguises herself as a man and enlists in the army to save her father. She is helped by a small dragon from her ancestor’s temple.


Teenage elf brothers go on a magical quest to spend one more day with their late father. Along the way they encounter many mystical creatures and magic.

Peter Pan

The classic tale of the Boy Who Never Grew Up. Beware of racially insensitive content regarding Indigenous peoples. (We always skip those parts).


A wooden puppet dreams of being a real boy. But he is often led astray on his journey to be brave, truthful, and unselfish.

Tinkerbell Movies

The collection of Tinkerbell movies are about Tink and her fairy friends in Pixie Hollow. They are full of fairies, magic, and Neverland creatures.


A young Indigenous woman is guided by spirits and an enchanted tree to engage with the English settlers. This leads her on a journey that affects many lives.

The Princess and the Frog

A young woman kisses a frog but instead of him becoming a prince, she turns into a frog too!

Raya and the Last Dragon

A young woman searches to find the last dragon in existence to save her father and the world.

Sleeping Beauty

An infant princess is cursed by an evil fairy to die on her 16th birthday. Three good fairies alter the curse so that she only sleeps until her true love finds her.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

The classic tale of the princess who befriends seven dwarfs while fleeing her evil stepmother.


Joe is a band teacher who is unsatisfied with his life. But after he travels to another realm and helps someone find their passion, he discovers what it means to have soul.

Strange World

Three generations of an explorer family find themselves in an uncharted world with strange creatures. In order to survive this world they must find a way to work together.

The Sword in the Stone

The story of a young King Author who befriends a wizard named Merlin and pulls the sword from the stone.


Rapunzel enlists the help of a thief to help her visit a magical festival in the neighboring kingdom. But along the way, she discovers that her life may not be what she’s been led to believe.

Turning Red

A young Chinese girl struggles with the changes of puberty and arguments with her mother. But her problems get worse when she transforms into a giant red panda.

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