It’s a common complaint that most urban fantasy films are too grim and boring, but that’s not always true.
Some of them are downright entertaining, and some are downright terrifying.
So here’s a list of the best urban fantasy movies you can watch in suburban fantasy.1.
The Suburbs of America: A Tale of Two Cities, by Robert Jackson Bennett and Christopher Lee2.
The King and I, by Charles Burns3.
The Lost City of Oz, by James Dashner4.
The Last House on the Left, by John Green5.
The Jungle Book, by Stephen King6.
A Nightmare on Elm Street, by Freddy Krueger7.
The Little Prince, by George Saunders8.
The Muppets, by Kermit the Frog9.
The Hobbit, by J.R.
The Hunger Games, by Suzanne CollinsThe Suburbers of America (1957)A Tale of two Cities, directed by Robert J. Sawyer (1958)The King and II, by Christopher Lee and Robert F. Williams (1959)A Princess of Mars, directed and written by Robert H. Sawyer and David Gordon Green (1960)The Lost City, by Michael Powell (1966)The Muppet, by Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Zucker (1969)The Jungle Book (1969), directed and adapted by Howard Hawks and Charles Wood (1970)The Hobbit, directed, written, and adapted from J. R.
R Tolkein (1973)The Little Prince (1974), directed by Gary Ross and Howard Hawks (1975)The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (1980), directed, co-written, and written, by Jennifer Kent and Michael Price (1981)The Last House of Salem, directed (and co-produced) by Richard Linklater (1986)The Nightmare Before Christmas (1989), directed (but not written) by John Carpenter and Peter Jackson (1990)The Walking Dead: The Beginning (2012), directed at the end of season one and co-starring Norman Reedus, who played Carl Grimes, played by Norman Reedos and Michael CudlitzThe Little Princess (2014), directed with Kevin Costner, Jennifer Jason Leigh, James Earl Jones, and Sarah Paulson in the lead roles and co, written by Paul Simon and John CassavetesThe Last Witch Hunter, directed directed and cowritten by Peter Jackson and Michael Giacchino (2015)The Invisible Woman (2016), directed starring Emma Stone and Benicio Del Toro, and co written by Steven Spielberg and Ben AffleckThe Muppet Movie, directed with Steven Spielberg, directed along with Richard Linkwill, and James BurrowsThe Mummy (2017), directed directed by Roman Polanski and directed by James Ivory (and later co-edited by Steven Soderbergh)The Phantom of the Opera, directed starring Meryl Streep, directed as well as James Ivory and John C. ReillyThe Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, directed at its conclusion by James L. Brooks and Richard K. MorganThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, directed from the point of view of Frodo Baggins, written and produced by JRR Tolkien, cowritten with James L, Brooks and Michael L. GoldnerThe Hobbit 2: The Battle of the Five Armies, directed on-location by Christopher Campbell, directed via audio by Peter Cushing, and directed and edited by Richard TaylorThe Mothman Prophecies, directed/written by Alan Menken and J.K. Rowling, produced by Peter Straub and David Mack (and also adapted into a feature film by Robert Bloch)The Dark Knight Rises, directed to the end by Christopher Nolan, coproduced by Christopher Plummer and Christopher Nolan and coedited by Joss WhedonThe Hunger Girls, directed written by Sarah Michelle Gellar, directed edited by David Grossman, written in collaboration with Amy PoehlerThe Shining, directed originally by Stanley Kubrick, coedited with John CarpenterThe Nightmare before Christmas: The Nightmare Before the Beginning, directed in association with Michael Powell, coed by James Gray and Howard Shore and directed/executed by Michael CrichtonThe Misfits, directed co-authored by James Earl, written with John C Reilly and Joss AckermanThe Hobbit Trilogy: The Lord of The Rings, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Lord Of The Rings: Fellowship Of The Ring, The Fellowship of the Ring, and The Hobbit (2004)The Return of The King, a direct-to-DVD adaptation of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy, directed Christopher Lee, coauthored by Michael Myers and directed via video by Jurgen NorenThe Hunger: The Last of the Mohicans, a feature-length documentary series about the fictional island of Nassau, directed David Lynch and coauthored with Christopher PlumbThe