The Best Dark Fantasy Movies

The Lord of the Rings trilogy by Peter Jackson, which was initially released almost 20 years ago, is still the most definitive adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's books.

The Lord of the Rings

As Selene, a vampire warrior, falls in love with Michael, a human who werewolves are after for unclear reasons, she becomes entangled in the struggle between vampires and werewolves.


At Thermopylae in 480 B.C., King Leonidas of Sparta engages the Persians in combat with an army of 300 warriors.


A demon who was created by the Nazis and saved from childhood is raised from infancy to become a protector against the forces of evil.


In the realm of Reign of Fire, ancient dragons have come to life after excavating deeper beneath London's streets. The story takes place in modern-day England.

Reign of Fire

The renowned monster hunter is dispatched to Transylvania in order to foil Count Dracula's evil plans involving a werewolf and Dr. Frankenstein's research.

Van Helsing

The scholarly young stepdaughter of a brutal army commander flees into an unsettling yet alluring dream world in 1944 Falangist Spain.

Pan's Labyrinth