Most Popular "Fantasy Becomes Reality" Titles
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1. Baby Driver (2017)
R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Music
After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.
Votes: 142,205 | Gross: $101.69M
2. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Votes: 1,626,680 | Gross: $292.58M
3. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, War
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.
Votes: 510,793 | Gross: $37.63M
6. The Number 23 (2007)
R | 101 min | Mystery, Thriller
Walter Sparrow becomes obsessed with a novel that he believes was written about him. As his obsession increases, more and more similarities seem to arise.
Votes: 173,967 | Gross: $35.19M
7. Lady in the Water (2006)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect his new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world.
Votes: 83,984 | Gross: $42.29M
8. Inkheart (2008)
PG | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A young girl discovers her father has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook's hero.
Votes: 64,350 | Gross: $17.30M
9. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
An IRS auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death.
Votes: 196,723 | Gross: $40.14M
10. In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.
Votes: 47,469 | Gross: $8.95M
11. Swimming Pool (2003)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A British mystery author visits her publisher's home in the South of France, where her interaction with his unusual daughter sets off some touchy dynamics.
Votes: 36,950 | Gross: $10.11M
14. Weird Science (1994–1998)
30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Gary Wallace and Wyatt Donnelly create their dream woman, Lisa, on their computer. Lisa has extraordinary powers and can grant the boys their wishes for short periods of time.
16. Rock-A-Doodle (1991)
G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In order to defeat the Grand Duke of Owls, a young boy transformed into a cat teams up with a group of barnyard animals to find a rooster who can raise the sun.
Votes: 6,708 | Gross: $11.66M
17. The Flight of Dragons (1982 Video)
Passed | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A young Boston writer goes back in time into an era where wizards and dragon reign and science is just barely known.
18. I, Madman (1989)
R | 89 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
A bookshop clerk finds that an insane and murderous doctor from one of the store's horror novels has come to life.
Votes: 2,088 | Gross: $0.15M
21. Jake Speed (1986)
PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In a world where, unbeknownst to the public, all famous pulp fiction heroes are real, one of them, Jake Speed, agrees to help desperate Margaret Winston save her sister from sadistic white slaver Sid, who's operating in Africa.
Votes: 631 | Gross: $1.94M
22. Mars et Avril (2012)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music
Based on an acclaimed graphic novel, Mars & Avril is set in Montreal of the future, at the dawn of the first human landing on Mars, and tells the story of a musician who becomes obsessed with his muse.
23. The Lathe of Heaven (1980 TV Movie)
105 min | Sci-Fi
George Orr, a man whose dreams can change waking reality, tries to suppress this unpredictable gift with drugs. Dr. Haber, an assigned psychiatrist, discovers the gift to be real and ... See full summary »
24. Lust Connection (2005 TV Movie)
77 min | Thriller
A married man finds various women in Internet fantasy chats. When his buxom wife dies, he claims one of his lovers surely did it. Is it incidental that his wife's identical twin fully sympathizes with his affairs?
25. Dark Oracle (2004– )
30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
15-year-old twins, Cally and Lance Stone, discover a mysterious comic book called Dark Oracle that can somehow predict their future and whose protagonists, Cally and Lance's doppelgangers, can influence reality itself.
26. Vesper (2017)
23 min | Short, Mystery, Thriller
Marge Ofenbey shuts herself away from all in a house to flee her sinister and manipulative husband. She asks her nephew Christian for help. But, Christian will soon discover the secrets ... See full summary »
28. Ober (2006)
97 min | Comedy
Edgar is a waiter in a mediocre restaurant, where clients and even his mistress prove abusive, while his sick wife and criminal neighbors are no better. How bad it gets is a matter of ... See full summary »
29. Move (1970)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A young playwright who writes porno novels to overcome a writer's block, lives the fantasies of one of his books, while trying to move with his wife from one apartment into a larger one.
32. Shadowzone (1990)
R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After someone is killed in the subterranean project called "Shadowzone," a NASA captain is called in to investigate. In the project, sleeping subjects are induced into a deep EDS state ... See full summary »
34. Ciao Manhattan (1972)
R | 84 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
CIAO! MANHATTAN parallels Andy Warhol Factory star Edie Sedgwick's glory days in the late 1960s through her inevitable downfall and the tragic addiction that would take her life only weeks after filming wrapped in 1971.
35. Back to Neverland (1989)
Animation, Short, Comedy
Legendary TV news anchor Walter Cronkite takes ecstatic Disneyland tourist Robin through the process of Disney's hand drawn animation and makes Robin's wish of visiting the animated world of Peter Pan (1953) come true.
36. Ghost Fever (1986)
PG | 86 min | Comedy, Horror
Two policeman are sent on a routine assignment to serve an eviction notice. It becomes anything but run-of-the-mill when they become involved in the ghostly happenings.
38. Karaoke (1996– )
63 min | Drama
Daniel Feeld is a screenwriter with pains in his gut and a new screenplay called "Karaoke", about a girl named Sandra who works in a seedy Karaoke bar and is murdered by a lowlife named ... See full summary »
39. The Creatures (1966)
92 min | Drama, Fantasy
A young mute woman, living in a small village, is expecting a baby. Her husband is at the same time writing a novel and using the villagers as his characters. In the creative process, reality and imagination are constantly intertwined.
40. The Icicle Thief (1989)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy
A movie resembling Bicycle Thieves (1948) is shown on TV, but the real-life world gets muddled with the film and the TV commercials.
Votes: 831 | Gross: $1.23M
41. Modrý tygr (2012)
90 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
In a city ruled by the diabolical Mayor, it appears that only one thing can save the old botanical garden from being demolished for the construction of an entertainment center: the Blue ... See full summary »
42. Shadow Realm (2002 TV Movie)
120 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Anthology film created from two unaired episodes of Night Visions. A mental patient mustn't stop behaving in patterns. A maze on collage campus is actually a time portal. A town fears music. A court employee can hear thoughts of a killer.
43. Björk: Volumen (1999 Video)
64 min | Animation, Music
Features 14 stunning videos of Björk. The videos for Human Behaviour (from her first solo album Debut), Isobel (from her second album, Post) and Bachelorette (from her 3rd studio album, ... See full summary »
Directors: Danny Cannon, Chris Cunningham, Lynn Fox, Michel Gondry, Eiko Ishioka, Spike Jonze, Nick Knight, John Kricfalusi, Vinoodh Matadin, Alexander McQueen, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Sophie Muller, Stephane Sednaoui, Inez van Lamsweerde, Paul White | Star: Björk
44. Once a Hero (1987– )
60 min | Adventure, Comedy
The creator of comic superhero Captain Justice, Abner Bevis, is in a rut, repeating old storylines. The comic's owners want to kill the strip off due to falling sales, and children are ... See full summary »
45. Timesplitters 2 (2002 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In 2401, humanity is at war with relentless aliens, TimeSplitters. Space marines Cortez and Hart travel through time to stop the aliens in various spots, including Wild West, zombie-infested Gothic church and Blade Runner-esque future.
46. Night Wars (1988)
R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, War
Two Vietnam Veterans have realistic nightmares about the war. So real are these nightmares that they start getting injured in them, and bringing things back that they had in the dream. They... See full summary »
48. Murder by the Book (I) (1987 TV Movie)
Unrated | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Mild-mannered mystery writer D. H. Mercer has become so immersed in his material that his creation, hard-boiled private eye Biff Deegan constantly appears to him as a hallucination. Intent ... See full summary »
49. Murder Story (1989)
PG | 89 min | Crime, Thriller
Tony Zonis wants to write the next great suspense thriller, so he decides to study the work of master crime writer, Willard Hope. Together, they pick through newspaper stories, looking for ... See full summary »