"Willow" is not only a classic sword and sorcery fantasy adventure full of great quotes and a harmless story, but it also helped shaped the way CGI was, and is, used in film and animation.
This is a classic tale of good vs evil in a medieval world of magic. Willow, played by Warwick Davis, is a likeable hero who happens to be a dwarf, or one of the Little People. Just a simple farmer, wannabe magician, and loving father who cares for his family, he is sent on a quest to return a baby that belongs to the Daikinis (Big People). He goes above and beyond to protect this infant, leading to an adventure, teaming up with antihero Madmartigan to eventually confront the evil sorceress Queen Bavmorda.
Along the way, Madmartigan, played by Val Kilmer, falls for Queen Bavmorda's evil daughter Sorsha (Joanne Whalley) who switches to the good side. In real life, Kilmer and Whalley fell for each other during the filming of this movie, so the real chemistry between them might be apparent.
Having achieved his goal, Willow returns to his family and village a hero, with recognition by the village sorcerer--and everyone else. In this old school good vs evil fairytale, good prevails in the end, of course, and it's a happily ever after.