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The list contains the best, new and most relevant legends and myths movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, captivating and scary films and TV shows about / with legends and myths, danger, escapades, imaginary, heroes, adventure, rivalry, supernatural, transformation and monster plots mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as legends and myths: Vikings (2013), Merlin (2008), Beowulf (2007), Warehouse 13 (2009), Leprechaun (1993), The Odyssey (1997), Campfire Tales (1997), American Gods (2017), Ragnarok (2013), Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001).
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Warehouse 13
Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA, Canada
43 min.
 7.6
Robin Hood
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
UK
60 min.
 7.5
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Gogol. Viy
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Russia
100 min.
 5.7
American Gods
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
USA
60 min.
 8.1

List of legends and myths movies

 8.6
 302K
Vikings
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: stylized, exciting, atmospheric, breathtaking, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, viking, legends and myths, warrior, folk hero, battles, power struggle, mythology, myth, historical character, heroic, war ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
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 7.9
 63K
Merlin
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: stylized, humorous, captivating, exciting, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: legends and myths, wizards and magicians, camelot, arthurian legend, adventure, supernatural ability, royal family, dragon, friendship, magician, royal court, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 6.2
 152K
Beowulf
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 6th-century Scandinavian warrior, Beowulf embarks on a mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel, a descendant of Cain.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, fairy tale, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dragon, monster, mythology, magic, legends and myths, curse, heroic mission, supernatural, folk hero, tragic hero, sin ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: denmark, europe
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 7.6
 42K
Warehouse 13
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After saving the life of the President, two secret service agents - Myka Bering and Pete Lattimer - find themselves assigned to the top secret Warehouse 13. The Warehouse is a massive, top secret facility that houses dangerous and fantastical ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, humorous, bleak
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, artifact, secret agents, partners, mystery, legends and myths, ancient mystery, storage unit, riddles and clues, danger, government agency, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
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 4.7
 20K
Leprechaun
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A horrific Leprechaun goes on a rampage after his precious bag of gold coins is stolen. He uses all of his magical destructive powers to trick, terrorize and kill anyone who is unlucky enough to hinder his relentless search. In a frantic attempt to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, deadly creature, legends and myths, murder, supernatural, slasher, monster, violence, chase, greed, family in danger, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: north dakota, usa
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 7.0
 12K
The Odyssey
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, ...
Style: exciting, scenic, breathtaking, epic, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, mythology, good versus evil, heroic mission, legends and myths, getting home, courage, battles, deadly creature, destiny, true love, rescue ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, mediterranean sea
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Campfire Tales
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Anthology of famous, scary urban legends done with a modern twist.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: urban legend, campfire story, danger, youth, legends and myths, ghost, crimes, deadly, supernatural, mute or deaf, camp, storytelling ...
Time: 90s
Place: cross country
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 8.1
 51K
American Gods
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel about an ex-con who becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities.
Style: serious, tense, stylized, psychedelic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, mysterious character, drugs/alcohol, supernatural, death, travel, mystery, ruse, danger, deception, ex convict, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
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 5.9
 7K
Ragnarok
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen discovers that the Oseberg ship hides a secret from the Viking Age. Along with his two children put Sigurd out on a quest to find the truth. The mystery leads them into "No Man's Land" between Norway and ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: ancient mystery, adventure, legends and myths, danger, escapades, adventurer, obsessive quest, riddles and clues, norse mythology, wilderness, mystery, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, ancient history
Place: norway
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Brotherhood of the Wolf
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his Native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.
Style: gothic, exciting, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: beast, conspiracy, werewolf, martial arts, vengeance, blood, murder, countryside, adventure, legends and myths, twists & turns, revolution ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, canada
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Tristan + Isolde
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.
Style: touching, exciting, romantic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, forbidden love, lovers, irish, betrayal, infidelity, adultery, marriage, medieval, moral dilemma, knight, love story ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall
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 6.0
 150K
Immortals
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, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: immortality, adventure, mythology, good versus evil, god, legends and myths, vengeance, battles, legendary, betrayal, army, violence ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: europe, greece, ancient greece
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 7.5
 15K
Robin Hood
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Robin Hood is a British television programme, produced by independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC One, with co-funding from the BBC America cable television channel in the United States. Based on the traditional stories of ...
Style: exciting, based on legend, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: criminal heroes, folk hero, robin hood, adventure, legends and myths, archery, fighting the system, righting the wronged, romance, escapades, injustice, sheriff ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Nagin: The Snake Woman
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: India, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the Far Eastern myth of the snake woman who is able to take on human form.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: human becomes animal, snake, vengeance, strong sexual content, deadly creature, supernatural, legends and myths, abduction, love, murder, attempted rape, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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Bram Stoker's Dracula
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When Dracula leaves the captive Jonathan Harker and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker -- the spitting image of Dracula's long-dead wife, Elisabeta -- obsessed vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing sets out to end the madness.
Style: gothic, dark, scary, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, good versus evil, immortality, love, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance, legends and myths, gory, romance, supernatural, transformation, dark fantasy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, 15th century, victorian england ...
Place: london, england, europe, transylvania, ottoman empire
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 6.5
 22K
Camelot
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, exciting, captivating, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: king arthur, folk hero, camelot, legends and myths, royal family, heroic mission, state affairs, knight, wizards and magicians, danger, love and romance, brother sister relationship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 5.6
 5K
Thale
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Norwegian folklore turns out to be real when Leo and Elvis encounter a girl called Thale in a basement. A regular cleaning job turns into a struggle for survival, while they're trying to figure out what or who Thale is. Could Thale be a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, in the woods, survival, gory, isolation, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, legends and myths, wrong place wrong time, creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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 6.7
 10K
Atlantis
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: stylized, exciting, serious, captivating, atmospheric
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: atlantis, young heroes, adventure, greek mythology, legends and myths, danger, youth, family, imaginary kingdom, sword fight, hand to hand combat, friendship ...
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 7.2
 6K
Aladdin
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Aladdin is an animated television series made by Walt Disney Television which aired from 1994 to 1995, based on the original 1992 feature. It was animated at the Slightly Offbeat Productions Studios in Penrose, Auckland, New Zealand. Coming on the ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: adventure, genie, friendship, desert, good versus evil, danger, escapades, young lovers, love and romance, magic, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, villain ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east
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 3.6
 2K
The Hexer
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The TV series and the film were loosely based on Andrzej Sapkowski's book series The Witcher (Wiedźmin).
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, offbeat
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, adventure, supernatural ability, danger, battles, supernatural, magic, sword and sorcery, legends and myths, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
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Jack and the Beanstalk
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: semi serious, fairy tale, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, adventurer, adventure hero, magic, escapades, youth, legends and myths, danger, goose, journey, giant ...
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 4.9
 30K
Dracula 2000
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, blood, supernatural, dracula, transformation, death, danger, brutality, violence, betrayal, legends and myths ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1790s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, london, europe
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 7.8
 98K
Grimm
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms," he increasingly finds his responsibilities as a detective at odds with his new responsibilities as a ...
Style: suspenseful, fairy tale, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, police detective, good versus evil, heroes, life turned upside down, evil force, hunt down, creature, legends and myths, deadly, weapons, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
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Stargate: Atlantis
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, benign alien, adventure, evil alien, scientist, military, ancient mystery, lost city, escapades, survival, technology, alien planet ...
Time: 2000s, future
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Xena: Warrior Princess
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, feel good, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, danger, female warrior, good versus evil, ancient, mythical creature, feminism, legends and myths, sword fight, lesbian subtext, greek mythology ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, china, egypt, india ...
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 6.9
 16K
The River
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The River follows the story of wildlife expert and TV personality Emmet Cole. Emmet set course around the world with his wife, Tess, and son, Lincoln, while filming what would become one of the most popular shows in television. After he goes missing ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, stylized ...
Plot: missing person, jungle, danger, expedition, adventure, escapades, mystery, adventurer, search, research, resourceful, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america, south america
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy about two couples in love with the wrong partners, and how they are finally brought together rightly, thanks in part to the bungling work of Puck. It is completely in the language of the Bard, with Pfeiffer as the Fairy ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, atmospheric, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: magic, friendship, curses spells and rituals, fantasy world, mistaken identity, romance, love story, transformation, love, shakespeare, fall in love, young lovers ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1930s, victorian era
Place: england
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The Hills Run Red
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of young horror fans go searching for a film that mysteriously vanished years ago but instead find that the demented killer from the movie is real, and he's thrilled to meet fans who will die gruesomely for his art.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, survival, violence spree, psychopath, wilderness, masked killer, obsessive quest, danger, obsession, torture ...
Time: 80s
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 7.7
 672K
300
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band ...
Style: epic, exciting, harsh, scenic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courage, war, warrior, gory, vengeance, betrayal, storytelling, historical character, fight scenes, brutality, sacrifice, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
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 5.7
 582
Gogol. Viy
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mysterious Dark Horseman slays young girls near the village of Dikanka, and he has already butchered 11 ladies. Nikolai Gogol, a scribe from Saint Petersburg has to take charge of the investigation, but the closer he gets to solving the case, the ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, twists and turns
Plot: deadly creature, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, witchcraft, folklore, evil witch, supernatural, dark fantasy, countryside, superstition, investigation ...
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curses spells and rituals
curses spells and rituals movies
Charmed 1998
7.1
Ash vs Evil Dead 2015
8.5
Wishmaster 1997
5.8
Viy 2014
5.3
Winx Club 2004
5.6
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legend
legend movies
The Blair Witch Project 1999
6.4
Dead Silence 2007
6.2
Leprechaun: Origins 2014
3.3
Rumpelstiltskin 1995
4.4
Synevir 2013
3.2
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imaginary
imaginary movies
Adventures of the Gummi Bears 1985
7.6
Hotel Transylvania 2012
7.1
Hunter x Hunter 2011
8.7
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse 2006
5.9
The Pirate Fairy 2014
6.6
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sword and sorcery
sword and sorcery movies
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001
8.8
The Hexer 2001
3.6
The Last Knight 2017
6.6
Red Sonja 1985
5.0
Warcraft: The Beginning 2016
6.9
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mythology
mythology movies
Hercules 1997
7.3
The Odyssey 1997
7.0
Gods of Egypt 2016
5.4
Immortals 2011
6.0
Beowulf 2007
6.2
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imaginary kingdom
imaginary kingdom movies
Once Upon a Time 2011
7.8
Adventures of the Gummi Bears 1985
7.6
Oz the Great and Powerful 2013
6.3
Alice in Wonderland 2010
6.5
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001
8.8
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sword fight
sword fight movies
Troy 2004
7.2
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves 1991
6.9
Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale 2017
7.4
Kull the Conqueror 1997
4.8
Highlander 1986
7.2
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middle ages
middle ages movies
Red Riding Hood 2011
5.5
Ladyhawke 1985
7.0
Snow White: A Tale of Terror 1997
6.3
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves 1991
6.9
Kull the Conqueror 1997
4.8
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