Top Ten Movies, TV Series and Video Games in Which Characters from Our World Get Sent Into a Fantasy World

In some cases it may not be 100% clear whether the fantasy worlds are real in the item's canon story or just the imagination of the characters (some movies imply fantastic elements are all in the minds of the characters to flee reality). I only included those I regard as real, but feel free to criticize my choice. You may include some items where I consider the fantasy world not real.

The Top Ten

1 Digimon 02

Digimon Adventure, Digimon 02 and Digimon Tri are set in the same universe, the other series aren't.

Even though the characters initially believe that the Digital World is more like a simulation, it soon turns out to be a real parallel world that just happens to have other physical laws. - Martin_Canine

2 Digimon Adventure Digimon Adventure, known as Digimon: Digital Monsters in English-speaking territories, is a Japanese anime television series created by Akiyoshi Hongo, and produced by Toei Animation in cooperation with WiZ, Bandai and Fuji Television.
3 Undertale

The worlds appear to be on the same planet, they are however sealed with magic so no one would find the other. The monsters know about the human world, but not the other way around. - Martin_Canine

4 Inuyasha InuYasha is a manga franchise created by Rumiko Takahashi. It was adapted into two anime television series produced by Sunrise. The first was broadcast for 167 episodes on Yomiuri TV in Japan from October 16, 2000 until September 13, 2004. The second series, called Inuyasha: The Final Act, began airing more.

Even though the well takes Kagome to middle age Japan, it is a fantastic version of it, while the modern day world is out world, untouched by magic. - Martin_Canine

5 Pan's Labyrinth Pan's Labyrinth Product Image

Many believe that the protagonist is just imagining the fantasy elements to flee from the harsh reality due to a scene where the Pan is invisiblevto a human bystander, and while it certainly has a metaphorical meaning about doing what's right even though being told by authorities to do the opposite, the world is definitely real in this movie. Not only did Guillermo del Toro state it himself, there is also a scene where the protagonist draws herself a magical escape in our world, and it works. - Martin_Canine

6 Alice in Wonderland (2010) Alice in Wonderland (2010) Product Image

I did not include "Alice: Madness Returns" on this list, because it really is all in her head in that game. In fact, Wonderland is her dark and twisted unconsciousness. As a substitution to that brilliant piece of art, I added this awesome fantasy movie, which isn't bad either, but nowhere as emotionally, psychologically and philosophically stunning as AMR. - Martin_Canine

7 #TubeClash02 - The Movie #TubeClash02 - The Movie Product Image

Darkviktory, the guy behind "#TubeClash", is a huge Digimon fanboy and it really shows in the second movie, where the parallels to "Digimon 02" are impossible to overlook. Not only does it get much more serious, has a new generation of heroes and features a character stunningly similiar in both his role and personality to the Digimon Emperor, we get to know more about the world the clashers live in and that it is essentially a Digital World, yet still real to those living in it. - Martin_Canine

8 The Wizard of Oz The Wizard of Oz Product Image

Even though the ending makes it seem like it was just a dream... it is quite possible she just got sent home by magic and this occurs by waking her up.
Also: "Oz the Great and Powerful". Not sure if this movie is canon, but it's an official prequel, so... - Martin_Canine

9 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe Product Image

I have nothing to say except for the fact that this is the only item I added where nobody can doubt the fantasy world is real in the movie's universe, especially if you consider the sequels. - Martin_Canine

10 #TubeClash: The Movie #TubeClash: The Movie Product Image

The Contenders

11 Who Framed Roger Rabbit Who Framed Roger Rabbit Product Image

Eddie Valliant himself visits the fictional land called Toon Town.

12 Tron Tron Product Image
13 Super Smash Bros Super Smash Bros Product Image

In the mind of an Autistic boy, that is.

14 Super Smash Bros Melee Super Smash Bros Melee Product Image
15 Chicken Little Chicken Little Product Image
16 Eight Crazy Nights Eight Crazy Nights Product Image
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