Looking to escape into worlds infinitely more magical than our own? Peacock has you covered with an extensive collection of fantasy film titles guaranteed to provide you with hours of endless entertainment. From swamp-dwelling ogres, to newscasting deities, to festive wish-granters played by Melissa McCarthy, there’s a little something for everyone.

Head below for our list of the most fantastic fantasy movies currently streaming on Peacock!

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Jabberwocky (1977)

The second directorial effort from the only American member of Monty Python — Terry Gilliam — takes its name from the fictional creature mentioned in Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking-Glass. Fellow Python-ite Michael Palin leads the film as Dennis Cooper, “an optimistic but dunderheaded cooper’s apprentice mistakenly tasked with slaying a monster” (via The New York Times). Interestingly, the film shared a number of crew members with the first Star Wars.

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Bruce Almighty (2003)

Bruce Almighty is built upon the ultimate wish fulfillment premise: What if you received the omnipotence of the being that created the universe? The possibilities are literally endless and Jim Carrey couldn’t have been a more perfect choice for the role of put-upon Buffalo newscaster turned literal deity, Bruce Nolan. The film marked the third feature-length collaboration between Carrey and director Tom Shadyac after the two struck it big in the ’90s with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and Liar Liar. Fun fact: A sequel entitled Brucifer, which would have seen Bruce striking a deal with the Devil, was pitched by writers Steve Koren and Mark O’Keefe, but never got the green-light.

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Harry Potter series (2001-2011)

For many die-hard Potterheads, there’s nothing more magical than the saga of the boy wizard with a destiny to destroy the most evil spell caster who ever walked the face of the Earth. After all this time? Always! The extended versions of all eight films based on the best-selling novels (remember: the final book was split into two movies) are now streaming on Peacock. Accio binge-watch!

Watch the Extended Editions of all eight films here


Shrek 2 (2004)

The perfect sequel doesn’t ex… oh wait, yes it does. It’s called Shrek 2, a paragon of how to pull off a second movie in a budding franchise. Picking up after Shrek and Fiona’s honeymoon, the film whisks the audience off to the kingdom of Far Far Away to meet Fiona’s royal parents. They’re not too thrilled over the fact that their daughter married a swamp-dwelling monster, but eventually come to accept their new son-in-law with open arms. In addition to further exploring the themes of what society deems to be “normal,” the animated follow-up also introduced viewers to brand-new characters like Puss in Boots.

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Genie (2023)

One of the more recent additions to the library of Peacock Originals, the holiday-themed Genie stars Melissa McCarthy as Flora, a bubbly djinn trying to help the down-on-his-luck Bernard (Paapa Essiedu) turn his life around. Easier said than done, of course. Sam Boyd directed the festive comedy, working off a screenplay written by the great Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Love Actually). Denée Benton, Marc Maron, Jordyn McIntosh, Luis Guzmán, and Alan Cumming round out the cast.

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Season of the Witch (2011)

Set against the backdrop of the Middle Ages, Season of the Witch stars Nicolas Cage (Renfield) and Ron Perlman (Hellboy) as a pair of grizzled knights entrusted with the mission of delivering a suspected witch to a band of clerics. Their goal? To bring a swift end to the Black Plague ravaging all of Europe. The project marked Cage’s second collaboration with director Dominic Sena after Gone in 60 Seconds over a decade before.

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Trolls Band Together (2023)

The third chapter in DreamWorks’ Trolls saga reveals that Branch (Justin Timberlake) was once the member of a hit boy band called BroZone alongside his four brothers: Floyd (Troye Sivan), John Dory (Eric André), Spruce (Daveed Diggs, and Clay (Kid Cudi). When Floyd is kidnapped by a pair of pop-star baddies — Velvet (Amy Schumer) and Veneer (Andrew Rannells) — Branch, Poppy (Anna Kendrick), and Tiny Diamond (Kenan Thompson) set out on a wild and music-filled rescue mission. Zooey Deschanel, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt, Anderson .Paak, Ron Funches, and Kunal Nayyar round out the voice cast

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Van Helsing (2004)

Following the success of two Mummy films, writer-director Stephen Sommers was gifted the keys to the Universal Monsters kingdom. The result was this criminally under-appreciated mash-up of the studio’s classic creatures that go bump in the night: Dracula, Wolfman, Frankenstein’s Monster, Dracula’s Brides, and Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Hugh Jackman (fresh off two turns as Wolverine in X-Men and X2) leads the project as a Victorian-era James Bond-y agent of the Vatican tasked with eliminating supernatural threats.  

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Ted (2012)

With the prequel series now streaming on Peacock, check out the film that started it all. The feature debut from writer-director Seth MacFarlane, Ted follows the misadventures of Boston native John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) and the Teddy bear he magically wished to life as a child. MacFarlane voices the foul-mouthed plush, who has become just as bitter and cynical as the world around him. It’s essentially a live-action version of Family Guy that grossed over half a billion dollars worldwide.

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Violent Night (2022)

Celebrate Christmas in July with this Die Hard meets The Santa Clause holiday-action romp from the folks who brought you John Wick and Nobody. While delivering presents to all the good little boys and girls on Christmas Eve, St. Nick (David Harbour) finds himself embroiled in a high-stakes hostage situation that forces him to call upon his roots as a bloodthirsty Viking warrior. In other words, Santa puts the “slay” in “one horse open sleigh.”

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