Something about the movie really 'struck/caught/tickled/took their fancy'. [=something about the movie appealed to them very much]
The book is filled with 'flights of fancy' about the future of the computer industry.
“The baby she brought home was the wrong one.” “'Fancy that'!” [='imagine that']
(..) If you arrest me, I won't be able to fix... Blah, blah, blah. For too long... you've bamboozled the world with your fancy jargon... and that little red tie of yours... and look what's come of it. Take him away! Wait. (..)2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman