IMDb 25: The 25 Most Immersive Worlds in Cinema

by IMDb-Editors | created - 21 Sep 2015 | updated - 26 Feb 2016 | Public

Films like Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Jurassic Park all have one thing in common: They are cinematic fantasy worlds that are so completely realized and captivating that they — in the immortal words of Liz Lemon from "30 Rock" — make us want to go to there. Strong characters and good plotting aside, a highly immersive cinematic world can carry a movie, and we've rounded up the best of the best in the list below. — Sara Bibel with contributions by Mehera Bonner