Movies in the Comedy/Fantasy genre

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American Pickle, An

Over the years, the “Rip Van Winkle” concept (inspired by the central conceit of the Washington Irving 1819 short story) has been used by a number of films. The idea – a person hibernating for a number of years and waking up to a vastly ...

Run Time: 1:28
U.S. Release Date: 2020-08-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: Comedy/Fantasy
Director: Brandon Trost
Cast: Seth Rogen, Sarah Snook, Molly Evensen, ...
Being John Malkovich

These days, critics (and non-critics, for that matter) are fond of complaining about how multiplexes are populated by cookie-cutter motion pictures that follow safe, formula-derived patterns designed to please audiences who want a different version...

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 1999-10-29
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: COMEDY/FANTASY
Director: Spike Jonze
Cast: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, ...
Big

Big came out of nowhere during the summer of 1988 and captured universal raves. More than two decades later, despite indications of dating, it remains a popular motion picture, in large part because it's one the few "body swap" movies - a popular ...

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 1988-06-03
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: COMEDY/FANTASY
Director: Penny Marshall
Cast: Tom Hanks, David Moscow, Jared Rushton, ...
John Dies at the End

John Dies at the End is problematical. It's an attempt by director Don Coscarelli to adapt a book that has a fanatical following but has often been described as "unfilmable." The end result has garnered mixed reactions from those who love David Won...

Run Time: 1:39
U.S. Release Date: 2013-01-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: COMEDY/FANTASY
Director: Don Coscarelli
Cast: Chase Williamson, Rob Mayes, Paul Giamatti, ...
Santa Clause 2, The

The Santa Clause 2 is a worthy successor to the original 1994 film – that is to say, anyone under age 10 will be enchanted; anyone over age 10 will have trouble stifling their boredom. The movie has a laudable quality or two, but overestimating ...

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Release Date: 2002-11-01
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Nothing Offensive)
Genre: COMEDY/FANTASY
Director: Michael Lembeck
Cast: Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd, ...
Santa Clause 3, The

You get what you expect with The Santa Clause 3. The two previous movies in the franchise have adequately prepared potential viewers for the experience of sitting through the third. The bland sameness of these films disallows the possibility of d...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 2006-11-03
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Nothing Objectionable)
Genre: COMEDY/FANTASY
Director: Michael Lembeck
Cast: Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Martin Short, ...