Movies and TV shows like The Odyssey

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The Odyssey (1997)
 7.0
 13K
The Odyssey (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with exotic Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--chronicles the voyage home of a Trojan hero, Odysseus, and includes many more scenes of his faithful, beautiful wife dodging leering suitors at home than Homer ever composed.
Style: epic, exciting, scenic, breathtaking, enigmatic, stylized, semi serious, based on poem, dramatic, earnest ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mythology, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, battles, deadly creature, friendship, rescue, legends and myths, getting home, monster, courage, destiny, seduction, greek mythology, voyage, true love, greek, betrayal, fight scenes, horse, heroes, ancient, god or devil, adventurer ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, mediterranean sea

Most similar movies to The Odyssey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, epic and stylized films and TV series with plots about danger, heroes, escapades, adventure, rivalry, imaginary and legends and myths mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Odyssey: Immortals (2011), Wrath of the Titans (2012), Clash of the Titans (2010), Jason and the Argonauts (1963), Gods of Egypt (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
 152K
Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, epic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: immortality, legends and myths, good versus evil, army, mythology, adventure, battles, fight for supremacy, greek, vengeance, legendary, oracle ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus-the demigod son of Zeus-is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, epic, comic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, immortality, adventure, greek mythology, legends and myths, heroic mission, mythology, destiny, rivalry, battles, fish, rescue ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, dungeon, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Hercules: The Legendary Journeys is a television series, filmed in New Zealand and the United States. It was produced from 1995, and was very loosely based on the tales of the classical Greek culture hero Heracles. It ran for six seasons, producing ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, light, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, hercules, superhuman powers, adventure, heroes, master warrior, heroic mission, rivalry, rescue, danger, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Clash of the Titans (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, danger, curses spells and rituals, mythology, obsessive quest, heroic mission, destiny, supernatural ability, sea monster ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jason, a fearless sailor and explorer, returns to his home land of Thessaly after a long voyage to claim his rightful throne. He learns, however, that he must first find the magical Golden Fleece. To do so, he must embark on an epic quest fraught ...
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, serious, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, ship, greek mythology, skeleton, supernatural, monster, heroic mission, master villain, escapades, tombs and skeletons, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 93K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, rescue, adventure, chaos and mayhem, danger, immortality, legends and myths, save the day, desert, afterlife, redemption ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 19K
Merlin (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, stylized, serious, epic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, betrayal, good versus evil, knight, king arthur, vengeance, rescue, adventure, christianity, supernatural, camelot, dragon ...
Time: middle ages
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, friendship, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, warrior, battles, ancient, journey, save the world, destiny, suspicion ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, surprise ending, awful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, superhuman powers, legends and myths, destiny, adventure, mythology, introspection, rivalry, master warrior, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Young Hercules (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Young Hercules was a spin-off from the 1990s syndicated television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. It was aired on Fox Kids from September 12, 1998, to May 12, 1999. It lasted one season with 50 episodes and starred Ryan Gosling in the ...
Style: feel good, exciting, entertaining, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hercules, adventurer, superhuman powers, adventure, legends and myths, heroes, danger, imaginary, legendary hero, mythology, good versus evil, friendship ...
Time: ancient history, 80s
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
Style: exciting, epic, captivating, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, friendship, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, save the world, pride and honor, heroic mission, army, attack, magical ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 6K
Earthsea (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A reckless youth is destined to become the greatest sorcerer that the mystical land of Earthsea has ever known...
Style: stylized, serious, epic, captivating
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dragon, island, prophecy, amulet, magic, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, adventure, rivalry, village, survival, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Merlin's Apprentice (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. With the help of Jack, an irascible young beggar-thief imbued with his own unruly ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, exciting, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: holy grail, wizards and magicians, apprentice, magic, camelot, adventure, heroic mission, adventurer, imaginary kingdom, heroes, supernatural ability, fantasy world ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Xena: Warrior Princess is an American–New Zealand supernatural fantasy adventure series that aired in syndication from September 4, 1995 until June 18, 2001. The series was created in 1995 by writer-director-producer Robert Tapert under his ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, legends and myths, feminism, adventure, good versus evil, ancient, sword fight, danger, tough girl, greek mythology, lesbian subtext, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, india, ancient greece, macedonia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 10K
Atlantis (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A fantasy drama set in a world of legendary heroes and mythical creatures. Far from home and desperate for answers, Jason washes up on the shores of an ancient land. A mysterious place; a world of bull leaping, of snake haired goddesses and of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: atlantis, greek mythology, young heroes, adventure, youth, danger, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, mysterious place, family, escapades, island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 2K
Hercules (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Hercules is a 2005 RHI Entertainment television miniseries, chronicling the life of the legendary Greek hero, Heracles, called Hercules in this series. It is most often aired on television as a two-part miniseries: the first part documents his early ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, baroque
Audience: teens
Plot: redemption, greek mythology, hercules, superhuman powers, child killer, gory, battles, superhero, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, adventure, legends and myths ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Jason and the Argonauts (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Turkey
Duration: 180 min.
Story: One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient Greece, witnesses the murder of his father at the hands of ...
Style: stylized, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night, kids, family outing
Plot: sailing ship, greek god, greek mythology, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, redemption, intrigue, danger, murder, royal family, heroes, leadership ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads a troop of warriors across the sea to ...
Style: serious, stylized, gloomy, rough, exciting ...
Plot: good versus evil, mythology, adventure, sword and sorcery, norse mythology, heroes, battles, legends and myths, dangerous animal, danger, dark hero, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The 300 Spartans (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, serious, rough, exciting, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, warrior, master warrior, battles, against the odds, chaos, leadership, chaos and mayhem, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1960s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Clash of the Titans (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's head, and battling the Kraken monster.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, invisibility, adventure, witch, cannibalism, swamp, legends and myths, sea monster, owl, greek mythology, vulture, good versus evil ...
Time: ancient history, future, 80s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: greek, monster, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, escapades, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, god or devil, tragic hero, prince, rivalry, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Knights of Bloodsteel (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The adventure is set in the sorcerous land of Mirabilis, where a populace of elves, goblins, dwarves and humans hanker for the mystical element Bloodsteel; an ore with magical ability-giving properties. When a ruthless band of soldiers led by the ...
Style: epic, exciting, semi serious, atmospheric
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: elf, dragon, sorceress, goblin, oracle, rivalry, danger, adventure, master warrior, superhuman powers, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Perseus Against the Monsters (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: To avenge his father's death and free the people of Seriphos from the evil King Galinor of Argus, the noble Perseus must defeat a dragon -- and the monster Medusa, whose steely gaze has cast the kingdom's best soldiers into stone.
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, folk hero, adventure, heroes, danger, soldier, rivalry, righting the wronged, battles, one man army, heroic mission, save the princess ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Magic Sword (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The son of a sorceress, armed with weapons, armour and six magically summoned knights, goes on a quest to save a princess from a vengeful wizard.
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, magic, princess, wooing, heroes, good versus evil, kidnapping, danger, woman in danger, rivalry, supernatural, supernatural ability ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Silver Chair (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Family, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Eustace, along with a new companion named Jill Pole, is brought back to Narnia. The pair are told by Aslan they must search for King Caspian's missing son, Prince Rillian.
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, imaginary, parallel world, imaginary kingdom, giant, legends and myths, good versus evil, hopes, young heroes, heroic mission, heroes, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once ...
Style: exciting, stylized, enigmatic, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, giant, youth, adventure, heroic mission, save the princess, young heroes, princess, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, family, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 22K
Camelot (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Ireland, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Camelot is a historical-fantasy-drama television series based on the Arthurian legend, was produced by Graham King, Morgan O'Sullivan and Michael Hirst.
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, king arthur, knight, royal family, legends and myths, heroic mission, state affairs, danger, rivalry, throne, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Adventures of Hercules II (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hercules searches for the Seven Thunderbolts of Zeus, which have been stolen by renegade gods.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, psychotronic
Plot: greek mythology, good versus evil, hercules, obsessive quest, ratings, heroes, battles, parallel world, rebelliousness, escapades, rescue, mutant ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In their quest to confront the ultimate evil, Percy and his friends battle swarms of mythical creatures to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, superhuman powers, fantasy world, legends and myths, artifact, friendship, imaginary kingdom, ocean or sea, heroic mission, youth, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Style: captivating, exciting, epic, scenic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, courage, adventurer, fantasy world, adventure, treasure hunt, imaginary, journey, dragon, mythology, warrior ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 2010s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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