Nikolaj Arcel helms the 2017 movie, The Dark Tower. Adapting the novel of one of the most celebrated authors, Stephen King, this movie is a compelling motion capture of King’s best-known series. With Idris Elba as Roland, this science fiction/fantasy movie offers a blend of fantasy and horror.
An enjoyable adaptation for Stephen King’s fan, the movie captures the Westerns, action, and fantasy. Here are ten fantasy movies anyone would like to watch if they like The Dark Tower.
The Last Witch Hunter
The 2015 American fantasy action film helmed by Breck Eisner stars Vin Diesel as Klauder, the immortal witch hunter. He is on a quest to stop a plague, which is creating havoc and terror in the entire world. This battle of Klauder to save the human race will thrill anyone every minute of this watch.
Mad Max: Fury Road
With jaw-dropping cinematic moments, the movie takes the viewer on a perilous ride. The post-apocalyptic genre is central to Stephen King’s writing style, and this movie offers a similar taste. George Miller’s 2015 movie stars Tom Hardy as the road warrior, Max (all the more reason to watch this movie).
Wrath of the Titans
Jonathan Liebesman helmed 2012 movie takes place a decade after the events of the first movie. The imprisoned Titans face the wrath of the Gods. Perseus is summoned to rescue Zeus and overthrow the Titans in order to save mankind. Watch the gods at war in this fantasy movie.
David Lynch’s movie offers an amazing adaptation of the famous novel of the same name by Frank Herbert. A brain-bending science fiction movie, Lynch’s idiosyncratic aesthetics, and graphics offers an out of the box visual treat. And the tangled mythology offers a complex turn to the plot.
Last Action Hero
John McTiernan’s 1993 movie is a metaphysical blockbuster. It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as Jack Slater in this elastic meta-action comedy movie. And, no doubt, his muscle man personality always brings out the best in a movie.
Justin Kurzel helms the 2016 movie, Assassin’s Creed. With a star-studded cast, this fantasy battle movie is one of the most daring films of Kurzel. Fassbender and Marion Cotillard star in this action-adventure film. This movie involves time travel to unravel ancient mysteries. The visuals of this movie will definitely stun everyone’s mind.
Released in the 1990s, Tombstone is one the Western movie which brings together fantasy and horror like The Dark Tower. The movie depicts a number of western outlaws and lawmen. Presenting a true account, the movie revisits the year 1881. This year, a 30-second gunfight takes place on the streets of Tombstone, Arizona.
Keanu Reeves starring movie, John Wick, is one of the most iconic franchises of the decade. John Wick is a retired hitman seeking vengeance, and he does not stop at anything. Watch Reeves deliver the action-packed sequences in the John Wick series.
The Lord of the Rings
With three epic fantasy adventure films under this series adapting Tolkien’s novel series, no one should miss this one. The plot of LOTR ranges across Middle-earth, and the course of the events follows the very iconic War of the Ring.
The western and the epic fantasy genre come together in Michael Crichton’s 1973 movie, Westworld. It features a futuristic theme park, and things spiral down the thrilling lane in this park. The amusement park androids malfunction and kill the visitors of this park. The movie is much ahead of its time in depicting the impending threat posed by the world of technology.
These movies bring anyone an intense and thought-provoking plot. It offers a clever hybrid of fantasy and horror elements in the western genre with absolutely stunning graphics. As a viewer, do binge-watch them all if you are an ardent fan of The Dark Tower.