Monday, April 27, 2009

The Greatest Fantasy Films of All Times

Ok, here's your quest. A total newbie to the world of swords and sorcery wants to rent the 10 definitive films of the genre. Assume this person has never seen any before, not even The Lord of the Rings. What 10 films should he rent?

I will give you a list of some possibilities that don't totally suck, but feel free to add others (no animated or "muppet" films, please).

Conan the Barbarian
Conan the Destroyer
The Beastmaster
The Sword and the Sorcerer
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
The Princess Bride
The Sword and the Sorcerer
Red Sonja
The Scorpion King
Kull the Conqueror



Derobane-bane said...

Beastmaster Two: Through the Portal of Time, Barbarians (the one with those twin body builders), Clash of the Titans, 13th Warior, Dungeons and Dragons, dungeons and Dragons 2, Beowulf (the animated one... I know, no animated ones, but this one was good).

Oh wait... you said the movies couldnt suck... LEt me ammend my list.

13th Warrior, Beowulf.

Rognar said...

Oh my god, you saw Beastmaster 2!! I thought I was the only one. Truly the zenith of dreck.

Polemides said...

How about Rome the HBO Series?
No magic but lots of action and backstabbing.