7 Best Dark Fantasy Movies

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Pan's Labyrinth (2006) - ZEE5

Directed by Guillermo del Toro, this Spanish-language film blends fantasy and horror against the backdrop of post-Civil War Spain. The film was nominated for the academy award for the best production design.

The Dark Crystal (1982) - N/A

A puppet-animated dark fantasy film directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz, set in a mystical world with unique creatures and a quest for balance. The film was banned due to the questionable imagery of the Mystics and the faith they practiced.

The Witch (2015) - Prime Video

A supernatural horror film set in 1630s New England, exploring themes of witchcraft, paranoia, and dark folklore. The film has graphic and disturbing violent content. Viewers discretion advised.

The Company of Wolves (1984) - N/A

Directed by Neil Jordan, this film is a dark and surreal take on classic fairy tales, exploring themes of sexuality and transformation. There are also religious themes explored in the film. Not for a sensitive heart.

Crimson Peak (2015) - Prime Video

Another Guillermo del Toro film, "Crimson Peak" is a gothic romance with elements of horror, featuring a haunted mansion and mysterious secrets. It is a Gothic Film and has a ton of blood, gore, disturbing and frightening scenes.

Beetlejuice (1988) - YouTube Rent

A dark comedy fantasy film directed by Tim Burton, featuring a couple dealing with the afterlife and an eccentric "bio-exorcist." This film is the prequel to the upcoming Beetlejuice 2 starring Johnny Depp.

Sleepy Hollow (1999) - Prime Video

Tim Burton's adaptation of Washington Irving's classic story brings a dark and atmospheric touch to the legend of the Headless Horseman.