Legends and myths movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant legends and myths movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, entertaining and fairy tale films and TV shows about / with legends and myths, danger, escapades, imaginary, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, rivalry, transformation and monster plots mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.

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TOP 10 movies tagged as legends and myths: Merlin (2008), Grimm (2011), Warehouse 13 (2009), Rise of the Guardians (2012), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Immortals (2011), Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001), Stargate: Atlantis (2004), The Hexer (2001), Vikings (2013).
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Warehouse 13 (2009)
Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA, Canada
43 min.
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
97 min.
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Gogol. Viy (2018)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
100 min.
American Gods (2017)
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
60 min.

List of legends and myths movies

Merlin (2008)
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: humorous, stylized, captivating, exciting, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: legends and myths, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, adventure, supernatural ability, heroes, royal family, king, dragon, knight, prophecy, royal court ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Grimm (2011)
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, exciting, captivating, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, police detective, creature, legends and myths, good versus evil, life turned upside down, hunt down, evil force, supernatural ability, monster, danger, werewolf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
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Warehouse 13 (2009)
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, humorous, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artifact, ancient mystery, secret agents, legends and myths, supernatural, riddles and clues, danger, partners, paranormal activity, imaginary, undercover, secret place ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
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Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.
Style: exciting, fairy tale, colourful, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, legends and myths, good versus evil, fairy, belief, protector, holiday, dreams, imaginary, heroes, save the world, heroic mission ...
Place: saint petersburg
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Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, gothic, captivating ...
Plot: young heroes, fairy, legends and myths, monster, good versus evil, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, fascism, creature, in the woods, death, magical ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe
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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, adventure, battles, fight for supremacy, greek, master warrior, mythology, vengeance, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
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, serious, exciting, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: legends and myths, werewolf, beast, conspiracy, adventure, countryside, aristocracy, good versus evil, murder, supernatural, martial arts, investigation ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, canada
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Stargate: Atlantis (2004)
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, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, ancient mystery, evil alien, legends and myths, benign alien, adventure, outer space, parallel world, fate of humanity, scientist, save the world ...
Time: 2000s, future
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The Hexer (2001)
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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural, adventure, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroes, magic, danger, battles, sword and sorcery, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
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Vikings (2013)
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: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, historical character, legends and myths, heroic, tough heroes, master warrior, battles, adventure, folk hero, heroes, rise to the top ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: exciting, captivating, offbeat, touching, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, true love, magical, good versus evil, power of love, parents and children, family relations, small town, imaginary, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, new england, usa
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Beowulf (2007)
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: epic, exciting, suspenseful, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, monster, sin, heroic mission, legends and myths, folk hero, weakness, vengeance, ancient, good versus evil, tragic hero, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: denmark, europe
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American Gods (2017)
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, stylized, tense, psychedelic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural, supernatural ability, drugs/alcohol, mysterious character, mystery, danger, death, travel, ex convict, deception, mysterious man ...
Time: 21st century
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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In New York City, Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager, learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters — half-angel warriors who protect humanity from evil forces. After her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, sexy, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: good versus evil, angel, rescue, supernatural, supernatural ability, teenage love, supernatural romance, werewolf, danger, adventure, vampire, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, dungeon
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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate ...
Style: exciting, epic, witty, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, superhuman powers, young heroes, danger, legends and myths, teenage life, heroes, best friends, save the day, greek, parents and children, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, taj mahal ...
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300 (2006)
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, serious, harsh, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, courage, master warrior, legends and myths, war, soldier, gory, battles, army, historical character, ancient, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
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, atmospheric, scary, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, supernatural, immortality, gory, love triangle, chase, love affair, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 15th century, 1890s, victorian england ...
Place: england, transylvania, london, europe, ottoman empire
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Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
Style: gothic, scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, legends and myths, supernatural, time travel, mystery, good versus evil, witchcraft, investigation, curses spells and rituals, danger, escapades, investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, witch, curses spells and rituals, investigation, legends and myths, murder, uncover truth, small town, gory, ancient mystery, horseman ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1700s, 19th century
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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, stylized, epic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, superhuman powers, friendship, legends and myths, artifact, ocean or sea, heroic mission, race against time, youth, imaginary kingdom, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, imaginary kingdom, immortality, legends and myths, protector, warrior, adventure, rivalry, betrayal, mythology, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new mexico, usa, scandinavia, norway
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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, serious, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, adventure, legends and myths, good versus evil, danger, heroic mission, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, mythology, destiny, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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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, feel good, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: feminism, legends and myths, friendship, adventure, ancient, good versus evil, sword fight, danger, roman empire, female warrior, master warrior, mythical creature ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, china, egypt, india ...
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The Storyteller (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
Story: The StoryTeller is a live-action/puppet television series. It was an American/British co-production which originally aired in 1988 and was created and produced by Jim Henson. Reruns of The StoryTeller episodes were featured in some episodes of The ...
Style: exciting, feel good, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, family, adventure, curses spells and rituals, danger, in the woods, palaces castles and temples, children, escapades, imaginary, fairy ...
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National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, riddles and clues, adventure, adventurer, archaeologist, journey, expedition, map, tombs and skeletons, artifact, ancient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, new jersey, washington d.c., jerusalem, pennsylvania ...
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Tristan + Isolde (2006)
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: date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, knight, infidelity, true love, romance, legends and myths, love affair, lovers, princess, swords and armor, betrayal, irish ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall
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Thale (2012)
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: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, legends and myths, confinement indoors, creature, deadly creature, in the woods, gory, isolation, survival, confined, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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Aladdin (1994)
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: genie, princess, desert, young lovers, legends and myths, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, danger, escapades, curses spells and rituals, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east
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Red Riding Hood (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, fairy tale, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, dangerous attraction, danger, fall in love, deadly creature, in the woods, legends and myths, hunt down, village, village life, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages
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Hercules Returns (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Brad gets fired from his job, he goes to reopen an old cinema, he enlists his frends to help him show the last film the cinema aired before it closed... Only they don't know, the film is in Italian. With everyone sitting ready they begin ...
Style: not serious, humorous, slang
Plot: legends and myths, disorder, heroes, hercules, wrestling, farce, imaginary, escapades, greek, drunkenness, sex, adult humor ...
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