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, stylized, serious, visually appealing, epic and entertaining films and TV shows about / with legends and myths, danger, escapades, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary, transformation, fantasy world and magic plots mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Action 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), Thor (2011), Clash of the Titans (2010), Sleepy Hollow (2013), Dracula Untold (2014), Warehouse 13 (2009), Once Upon a Time (2011), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Gods of Egypt (2016).

List of legends and myths movies

 7.9
 81K
Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: exciting, epic, captivating, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: supernatural, king arthur, legends and myths, dragon, supernatural ability, witch, camelot, knight, king, friendship, magical, prophecy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 7.8
 118K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: captivating, exciting, fairy tale, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, legends and myths, monster, creature, supernatural ability, police detective, good versus evil, partners against crime, peril, police investigation, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: portland oregon, oregon, usa
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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, humorous, epic, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, mythology, legends and myths, greek mythology, teenage life, monster, young heroes, superhuman powers, demi god, heroes, best friends, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, empire state building manhattan new york city, tennessee, usa, taj mahal ...
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 7.0
 835K
Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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: entertaining, heroic, humorous, exciting, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: superhero, mythology, legends and myths, immortality, imaginary kingdom, superhuman powers, norse mythology, warrior, adventure, god, heroes, exile ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 10th century, 2010s
Place: scandinavia, new mexico, usa, norway
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, good versus evil, fantasy world, adventure, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, family, magical, parallel world, talking animals, magic, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england
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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, entertaining, serious, epic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, legends and myths, monster, ancient history, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, god, curses spells and rituals, ancient ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, dark fantasy, sexy, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, vampire, angel, werewolf, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural romance, teenage love, chosen one, supernatural ability, youth, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 7.3
 61K
Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, ghost, good versus evil, escapades, adventure, time travel, investigation, investigator, victim, determination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.2
 194K
Dracula Untold (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vlad Tepes is a great hero, but when he learns the Sultan is preparing for battle and needs to form an army of 1,000 boys, including Vlad's son, he vows to find a way to protect his family. Vlad turns to dark forces in order to get the power to ...
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, scary, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dracula, medieval, immortality, legends and myths, adventure, mythology, immortal, vampirism, monster, regeneration ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: romania, transylvania, london, ottoman empire
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 7.6
 53K
Warehouse 13 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, ancient mystery, secret place, riddles and clues, partners, top secret, legends and myths, investigation, undercover, secret agents, secret service ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: fairy tale, stylized, sentimental, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: power of love, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, true love, magical, fairy, hopes, curses spells and rituals, magic, adventure, fantasy world, prince ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, seattle, usa, new england
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 8.2
 662K
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Mexico, Spain
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: fairy tale, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic, stylized ...
Audience: kids
Plot: monster, maze, legends and myths, good versus evil, fantasy world, fairy, young heroes, magical, alternate reality, mythology, creature, cruelty ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: spain, europe
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 5.4
 117K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, ancient egypt, good versus evil, adventure, egyptian mythology, legends and myths, myth, immortality, escapades, desert, pyramid, save the day ...
Place: egypt
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National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, entertaining, clever, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens, boys' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, archaeologist, archaeology, riddles and clues, treasure hunter, adventurer, artifact, ancient, journey, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 19th century, 20th century ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, washington d.c., egypt, new jersey ...
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 6.3
 168K
Beowulf (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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, fairy tale, adult animation, dark fantasy, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: mythology, monster, dragon, legends and myths, heroic mission, good versus evil, viking, magic, beast, ancient, tragic hero, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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, fairy tale, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: mythology, adventure, young heroes, fantasy world, legends and myths, superhuman powers, greek mythology, heroic mission, friendship, demi god, imaginary kingdom, artifact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.5
 518K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, heroic, captivating, exciting, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, viking, king, adventure, battles, norse mythology, legends and myths, historical character, heroes, sword and shield, tough heroes, leader ...
Time: middle ages, 7th century, 9th century, 8th century
Place: scandinavia, europe, iceland
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 3.7
 2K
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, suspenseful, serious, stylized, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, heroes, magic, battles, legend, deadly creature, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
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Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, gothic horror, dark, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, supernatural, knight, legends and myths, good versus evil, witchcraft, monk, sword and sorcery, inquisition, demon, possessed girl, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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 5.1
 126K
Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, epic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, adventure, chosen one, supernatural ability, heroic mission, fantasy world, legends and myths, young heroes, good versus evil, elf, destiny ...
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 6.0
 156K
Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, entertaining, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hercules, greek mythology, legends and myths, warrior, mercenary, beast, destiny, monster, good versus evil, mythology, sword fight, legend ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece
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 7.7
 85K
American Gods (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, psychedelic, allegory, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural, supernatural ability, mystery, ex convict, mysterious character, death, travel, mythology, deception, road trip, deity ...
Time: 21st century, future
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 7.6
 811K
300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Bulgaria
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, scenic, heroic, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, war, courage, ancient, sword fight, battles, legends and myths, military, human spirit, heroic mission, ancient history, army ...
Time: ancient times
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: feel good, exciting, fairy tale, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: dragon, friendship, adventure, unlikely friendships, viking, family, friends, young kid, creature, imaginary kingdom, teamwork, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, 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, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, conspiracy, martial arts, beast, adventure, legends and myths, monster, good versus evil, murder, investigation, animal attack ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, canada
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Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
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: touching, exciting, witty, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: holiday, dreams, good versus evil, christmas, adventure, childhood, fairy, belief, save the world, santa claus, friendship, legends and myths ...
Place: new york, st. petersburg russia
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The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Germany
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: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, ancient history, greek mythology, legends and myths, superhuman powers, gladiator, adventure, hercules, slavery, magic, supernatural, good versus evil ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, egypt, europe
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 6.0
 168K
Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
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: epic, dark fantasy, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, good versus evil, immortality, legends and myths, ancient history, greek, ancient, army, greek god, adventure, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
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 6.2
 73K
Krampus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A horror comedy based on the ancient legend about a pagan creature who punishes children on Christmas.
Style: scary, dark fantasy, disturbing, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, supernatural, monster, legends and myths, demon, dark humor, beast, mythology, holiday, folklore, survival, creature ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: usa, normandy, florida, alaska, hawaii ...
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 5.4
 112K
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: fairy tale, gothic, dark fantasy, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, love and romance, fall in love, village life, goth, social relations, animal attack, romance, magic ...
Time: middle ages
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