Most Voted Fantasy Feature Films Released 2001-01-01 to 2001-12-31


1. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

PG-13 | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.8
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92 Metascore

A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean

Votes: 1,431,361 | Gross: $315.54M

2. Monsters, Inc. (2001)

G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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78 Metascore

In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.

Directors: Pete Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 699,205 | Gross: $289.92M

3. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

PG | 152 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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64 Metascore

An orphaned boy enrolled in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith

Votes: 532,838 | Gross: $317.58M

4. Shrek (2001)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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84 Metascore

After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, Shrek agrees to rescue Princess Fiona for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.

Directors: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson | Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow

Votes: 532,128 | Gross: $267.67M

5. Spirited Away (2001)

PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.6
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96 Metascore

During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

Directors: Hayao Miyazaki, Kirk Wise | Stars: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino, Rumi Hiiragi

Votes: 519,909 | Gross: $10.06M

6. The Mummy Returns (2001)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.3
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48 Metascore

The mummified body of Imhotep is shipped to a museum in London, where he once again wakes and begins his campaign of rage and terror.

Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo

Votes: 274,046 | Gross: $202.02M

7. Vanilla Sky (2001)

R | 136 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

6.9
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45 Metascore

A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover.

Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Kurt Russell

Votes: 226,823 | Gross: $100.61M

8. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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33 Metascore

Video game adventurer Lara Croft comes to life in a movie where she races against time and villains to recover powerful ancient artifacts.

Director: Simon West | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight, Iain Glen, Noah Taylor

Votes: 179,151 | Gross: $131.14M

9. Shallow Hal (2001)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.9
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48 Metascore

A shallow man falls in love with a 300 pound woman because of her "inner beauty".

Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Jack Black, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jason Alexander, Joe Viterelli

Votes: 118,138 | Gross: $70.84M

10. Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.8
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52 Metascore

A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis.

Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Jim Varney, Corey Burton, Claudia Christian

Votes: 87,214 | Gross: $84.05M

11. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.4
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49 Metascore

A scientist makes a last stand on Earth with the help of a ragtag team of soldiers against an invasion of alien phantoms.

Directors: Hironobu Sakaguchi, Motonori Sakakibara | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Ming-Na Wen, Ving Rhames

Votes: 76,768 | Gross: $32.13M

12. Kate & Leopold (2001)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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44 Metascore

An English Duke from 1876 is inadvertedly dragged to modern day New York where he falls for a plucky advertising executive.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Breckin Meyer

Votes: 71,705 | Gross: $47.12M

13. Waking Life (2001)

R | 99 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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82 Metascore

A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Trevor Jack Brooks, Lorelei Linklater, Wiley Wiggins

Votes: 55,290 | Gross: $2.89M

14. Cats & Dogs (2001)

PG | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Family

5.1
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47 Metascore

A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, of which their human owners are blissfully unaware.

Director: Lawrence Guterman | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Tobey Maguire, Jeff Goldblum, Elizabeth Perkins

Votes: 51,178 | Gross: $93.39M

15. How High (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.3
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29 Metascore

Two guys by the name of Silas and Jamal decided to one day smoke something magical, which eventually helps them to ace their college entrance exam.

Director: Jesse Dylan | Stars: Method Man, Redman, Obba Babatundé, Mike Epps

Votes: 48,226 | Gross: $31.16M

16. Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.7
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49 Metascore

Dolittle must save a forest and a bear's life.

Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Cedric the Entertainer, Kristen Wilson, Raven-Symoné

Votes: 37,848 | Gross: $112.95M

17. Black Knight (2001)

PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

4.8
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32 Metascore

Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.

Director: Gil Junger | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Marsha Thomason, Tom Wilkinson, Vincent Regan

Votes: 34,307 | Gross: $33.42M

18. Osmosis Jones (2001)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.3
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57 Metascore

A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.

Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Chris Rock, David Hyde Pierce, Brandy Norwood

Votes: 28,521 | Gross: $13.60M

19. Down to Earth (2001)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.4
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32 Metascore

After dying before his time, an aspiring black comic gets a second shot at life - by being placed in the body of a wealthy white businessman.

Directors: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz | Stars: Chris Rock, Regina King, Chazz Palminteri, Eugene Levy

Votes: 20,183 | Gross: $64.19M

20. Vidocq (2001)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

6.5
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Paris. 1830. In the heart of the town, Vidocq, a famous detective, disappeared as he fights the Alchemist, an assassin that he has been pursuing for a few months. His young biographer, ... See full summary »

Director: Pitof | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Guillaume Canet, Inés Sastre, André Dussollier

Votes: 19,560

21. Millennium Actress (2001)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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70 Metascore

A TV interviewer and his cameraman meet a former actress and travel through her memories and career.

Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Miyoko Shôji, Shôzô Îzuka, Mami Koyama, Fumiko Orikasa

Votes: 18,292 | Gross: $0.04M

22. Just Visiting (2001)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.8
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38 Metascore

A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage, they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the twelfth ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Marie Poiré | Stars: Jean Reno, Christina Applegate, Christian Clavier, Matt Ross

Votes: 16,656 | Gross: $4.78M

23. Monkeybone (2001)

PG-13 | 93 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

4.7
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40 Metascore

In a coma, a cartoonist finds himself trapped within his own underground creation and must find a way to get back, while racing against his popular but treacherous character, Monkeybone.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Bridget Fonda, John Turturro, Chris Kattan

Votes: 15,447 | Gross: $5.41M

24. Dagon (2001)

R | 98 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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A boating accident runs a young man and woman ashore in a decrepit Spanish fishing town which they discover is in the grips of an ancient sea god and its monstrous half human offspring.

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Ezra Godden, Francisco Rabal, Raquel Meroño, Macarena Gómez

Votes: 14,379

25. Avalon (2001)

R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon. When Ash, a star player, hears of rumors that... See full summary »

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Malgorzata Foremniak, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Jerzy Gudejko, Dariusz Biskupski

Votes: 12,182

26. Katakuri-ke no kôfuku (2001)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.1
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60 Metascore

A family moves to the country to run a rustic mountain inn when, to their horror, the customers begin befalling sudden and unlikely fates.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kenji Sawada, Keiko Matsuzaka, Shinji Takeda, Naomi Nishida

Votes: 7,374

27. Pokémon 4Ever (2001)

G | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.6
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Ash must stop a hunter who forces the mythical Pokémon Celebi to help him destroy a forest.

Directors: Kunihiko Yuyama, Jim Malone | Stars: Veronica Taylor, Rica Matsumoto, Rachael Lillis, Ikue Ôtani

Votes: 6,453 | Gross: $1.73M

28. Belphegor: Phantom of the Louvre (2001)

TV-14 | 97 min | Mystery, Fantasy, Horror

4.4
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A collection of artifacts from an archeological dig in Egypt are brought to the famous Louvre museum in Paris, and while experts are using a laser scanning device to determine the age of a ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Paul Salomé | Stars: Sophie Marceau, Michel Serrault, Frédéric Diefenthal, Julie Christie

Votes: 4,238

29. Miss Minoes (2001)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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50 Metascore

A cat who turns into a young woman helps a journalist protect their town from a factory boss with an evil plan.

Director: Vincent Bal | Stars: Carice van Houten, Theo Maassen, Sarah Bannier, Pierre Bokma

Votes: 4,170 | Gross: $0.01M

30. Gojira, Mosura, Kingu Gidorâ: Daikaijû sôkôgeki (2001)

Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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Three ancient guardian beasts awaken to protect Japan against Godzilla.

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Chiharu Niiyama, Ryûdô Uzaki, Masahiro Kobayashi, Shirô Sano

Votes: 4,074

31. No Such Thing (2001)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.2
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36 Metascore

"No Such Thing" tells the story of a young journalist who journeys to Iceland to find her missing fiancée only to encounter a mythical creature. She eventually forges a relationship with the being.

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Sarah Polley, Robert John Burke, Margrét Ákadóttir, Julie Anderson

Votes: 3,611 | Gross: $0.06M

32. The Discovery of Heaven (2001)

150 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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God is disappointed with the human race and wants his stone tablets back. An angel is given the assignment and, with Gabriëls help, tries to manipulate several humans on earth to get his ... See full summary »

Director: Jeroen Krabbé | Stars: Maureen Lipman, Will Bowden, Jeroen Krabbé, Stephen Fry

Votes: 3,610

33. Hwasango (2001)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

6.0
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Violence in Korean High School, especially inside the WaSanGo (Volcano High). You won't be able to escape.

Director: Tae-gyun Kim | Stars: Hyuk Jang, Min-a Shin, Su-ro Kim, Sang-Woo Kwon

Votes: 3,200

34. Zu Warriors (2001)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Fantasy

5.3
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Between the heaven and the Earth exist the Zu's mountain range, where live the immortals of Omei, the highest mountain of Zu, but the kingdom is in danger by Amnesia, a renegade immortal ... See full summary »

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Ekin Cheng, Louis Koo, Ziyi Zhang, Cecilia Cheung

Votes: 3,163

35. Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 (2001)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.2
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35 Metascore

Megiddo is a supernatural ride into a world teetering on the edge of the Apocalypse. It follows the rise of a Machiavellian leader bent on amassing the armies of the world for the battle of... See full summary »

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: Michael York, Michael Biehn, Joseph Makkar, Guy Siner

Votes: 2,395 | Gross: $6.05M

36. Akai hashi no shita no nurui mizu (2001)

119 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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69 Metascore

A down-and-out businessman travels to a seaside town, where he meets a woman with unusual sexual powers.

Director: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Misa Shimizu, Mitsuko Baishô, Mansaku Fuwa

Votes: 2,306 | Gross: $0.06M

37. Electric Dragon 80.000 V (2001)

55 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A violent, guitar-playing, electrically charged boxer faces off against an electronic wizard half-merged with a metallic Buddha.

Director: Gakuryû Ishii | Stars: Yoshiki Arizono, Tadanobu Asano, Masakatsu Funaki, Masatoshi Nagase

Votes: 1,930

38. Inuyasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time (2001)

Not Rated | 100 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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InuYasha is a half-demon who was trapped in the Legendary Tree and was set free by Kagome, a girl who traveled 500 years through time. This time, both of them will have to face Menomaru, a ... See full summary »

Director: Toshiya Shinohara | Stars: Kappei Yamaguchi, Satsuki Yukino, Kôji Tsujitani, Houko Kuwashima

Votes: 1,835

39. Les rois mages (2001)

102 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.6
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Through a quirk in the space time continuun the three magi (the director Didier Bourdon as Balthazar, Bernard Campan as Melchior, and Pascal Legitimus as Gaspard) find themselves in various... See full synopsis »

Directors: Didier Bourdon, Bernard Campan | Stars: Didier Bourdon, Bernard Campan, Pascal Légitimus, Virginie de Clausade

Votes: 1,829

40. Escanaba in da Moonlight (2001)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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A macho man in a family on the eve of deer-hunting season must deal with the eldest son's curse of never having bagged a buck.

Director: Jeff Daniels | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Harve Presnell, Joey Albright, Wayne David Parker

Votes: 1,554

41. Wiedzmin (2001)

130 min | Adventure, Fantasy

3.6
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The adventures of Geralt of Rivia, commonly known as the Witcher.

Director: Marek Brodzki | Stars: Michal Zebrowski, Wojciech Duryasz, Waldemar Kownacki, Maciej Lagodzinski

Votes: 1,545

42. Zus & zo (2001)

Unrated | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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50 Metascore

Zus & Zo shows what three sisters are willing to do to stop their would-be sister-in-law from coming into possession of Paraíso, their beloved family summer home on the Portuguese coast.

Director: Paula van der Oest | Stars: Sylvia Poorta, Anneke Blok, Monic Hendrickx, Jacob Derwig

Votes: 1,505 | Gross: $0.03M

43. Because I Don't Lie (2001)

Not Rated | 131 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.3
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Inspired from the movie "Liar Liar", this movie is about a lawyer (Govinda) who lies his way through marriage and career. His wife (Sushmita Sen) falls in love with him because of his ... See full summary »

Director: David Dhawan | Stars: Govinda, Sushmita Sen, Rambha, Anupam Kher

Votes: 1,503

44. Revelation (2001)

R | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

4.8
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Dating back to the time of Jesus Christ, an ancient relic known as the Loculus has been fought over by the forces of light and darkness down the centuries. Created in 50 AD, the wood panels... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Urban | Stars: Natasha Wightman, Udo Kier, Diran Meghreblian, David Urban

Votes: 1,435

45. Fausto 5.0 (2001)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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On his way to a medical convention, Dr Fausto runs into a man who claims the Doctor removed his stomach eight years ago in a surgical operation. Against all odds, he is still alive. The man... See full summary »

Directors: Àlex Ollé, Isidro Ortiz, Carlus Padrissa | Stars: Miguel Ángel Solá, Eduard Fernández, Najwa Nimri, Rakel González-Huedo

Votes: 1,356

46. Caramuru: A Invenção do Brasil (2001)

85 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.6
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Diogo Álvares, a Portuguese map illustrator, reaches the Brazilian coast, after his caravel sinks. He is saved by the Indian chief Itaparica and his two daughters, Paraguaçu and Moema. They... See full summary »

Director: Guel Arraes | Stars: Selton Mello, Camila Pitanga, Deborah Secco, Tonico Pereira

Votes: 1,208

47. Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master (2001)

R | 112 min | Action, Fantasy, Drama

6.3
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53 Metascore

Set in the capital city of Kyoto during the Heian period, a magician and fortune teller Onmyoji Seimei is called in to assist Hiromasa to thwart court wizard and minister Doson who is ... See full summary »

Director: Yôjirô Takita | Stars: Mansai Nomura, Hideaki Itô, Hiroyuki Sanada, Eriko Imai

Votes: 1,186

48. One piece: Nejimaki shima no bôken (2001)

55 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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Relaxing on a cozy beach, the Straw Hat Pirates are taking a rest from their quest. Right until Luffy noticed the Going Merry has been hijacked and sailed off from the beach. This leads ... See full summary »

Director: Atsuji Shimizu | Stars: Akemi Okamura, Hiroaki Hirata, Kappei Yamaguchi, Kazuya Nakai

Votes: 1,134

49. Soulkeeper (2001)

R | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.2
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Two thieves down on their luck get hired to steal the Rock of Lazarus, an ancient relic capable of returning evil souls to earth.

Director: Darin Ferriola | Stars: William Bassett, Howard Berger, Jaime Bergman, Vincent Berry

Votes: 1,069

50. Delivering Milo (2001)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.8
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A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Anton Yelchin, Albert Finney, Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott

Votes: 1,027



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