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, entertaining, suspenseful and captivating films and TV shows about / with legends and myths, danger, imaginary, good versus evil, escapades, adventure, heroes, transformation, fantasy world and monster plots mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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legends and myths movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as legends and myths: Merlin (2008), Grimm (2011), Warehouse 13 (2009), Rise of the Guardians (2012), Immortals (2011), Clash of the Titans (2010), Xena: Warrior Princess (1995), Vikings (2013), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Beowulf (2007).

List of legends and myths movies

 7.9
 65K
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: teens, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, legends and myths, knight, magical, adventure, king, imaginary kingdom, royal family, wizards and magicians, witch, supernatural, dragon ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 7.8
 101K
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, captivating, exciting, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: creature, supernatural, police detective, legends and myths, good versus evil, life turned upside down, hunt down, supernatural ability, evil force, monster, werewolf, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
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 7.6
 43K
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, supernatural, legends and myths, secret agents, ancient mystery, partners, riddles and clues, danger, undercover, paranormal activity, secret place, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
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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, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, superhuman powers, young heroes, danger, best friends, parents and children, save the day, good versus evil, teenage life, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, big ben london, new jersey ...
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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, sexy, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: good versus evil, angel, supernatural, teenage love, love and romance, adventure, danger, chosen one, supernatural romance, legends and myths, werewolf, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, dungeon
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Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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: exciting, touching, fairy tale, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, fairy, legends and myths, belief, holiday, protector, dreams, imaginary, heroes, save the world, heroic mission ...
Place: saint petersburg
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 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
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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, stylized, serious, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, legends and myths, good versus evil, adventure, danger, curses spells and rituals, mythology, obsessive quest, heroic mission, destiny, supernatural ability, sea monster ...
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, captivating, entertaining, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, legends and myths, feminism, adventure, good versus evil, ancient, tough girl, sword fight, danger, lesbian subtext, greek mythology, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, india, ancient greece, china ...
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 8.6
 329K
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: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, historical character, heroic, legends and myths, tough heroes, battles, master warrior, king, heroes, adventure, viking ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
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 8.2
 565K
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: fairy, monster, creature, young heroes, imaginary, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, death, fascism, resistance, in the woods ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe
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 6.2
 154K
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: monster, sin, dragon, heroic mission, legends and myths, mythology, folk hero, good versus evil, weakness, vengeance, ancient, queen ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: denmark, europe
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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, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, scientist, ancient mystery, adventure, evil alien, parallel world, legends and myths, fate of humanity, save the world, benign alien ...
Time: 2000s, future
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 8.0
 62K
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, drugs/alcohol, mysterious character, supernatural ability, mystery, danger, travel, death, deception, ex convict, small town ...
Time: 21st century
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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, twists and turns, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, magical, true love, power of love, family relations, fairy, parents and children, fantasy world, imaginary, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: maine, usa, new england
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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, exciting, atmospheric, suspense, tense ...
Plot: werewolf, beast, legends and myths, murder, adventure, aristocracy, martial arts, good versus evil, investigation, countryside, conspiracy, supernatural ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, canada
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 7.4
 55K
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, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, good versus evil, investigation, time travel, witchcraft, legends and myths, victim, danger, determination, investigator, shooting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.4
 10K
Mushi-Shi (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: They are neither plants nor animals. They differ from other forms of life such as the micro-organisms and the fungi. Instead they resemble the primeval body of life and are generally known as "Mushi". Their existence and appearance are ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, bleak, inspirational
Plot: legends and myths, nature, mysterious character, ghost, supernatural ability, adventure, imaginary, danger, supernatural, mystery, good versus evil, earth ...
Place: japan
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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, semi serious, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, fantasy world, superhuman powers, artifact, friendship, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, ocean or sea, heroic mission, youth, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 3.6
 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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural, supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, battles, danger, sword and sorcery, magic, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
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 7.0
 663K
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, humorous, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, immortality, superhuman powers, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, warrior, protector, rivalry, adventure, parents and children, betrayal, prince ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new mexico, usa, scandinavia, norway
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 7.7
 685K
300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, courage, battles, ancient, historical character, master warrior, heroic mission, human spirit, military, war, army, against the odds ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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 6.0
 136K
Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, mercenary, warrior, hercules, battle, superhuman powers, battles, heroic mission, strong man, adventure, lone hero, father daughter relationship ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece, dungeon
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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: stylized, suspense, exciting, gothic, intense ...
Plot: knight, supernatural ability, monk, good versus evil, witch, legends and myths, supernatural, monastery, adventure, fight, inquisition, who to trust ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: 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, dark ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, dangerous attraction, supernatural, legends and myths, immortality, gory, love triangle, chase, love affair, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 15th century, 1890s, victorian era ...
Place: transylvania, england, london, europe, ottoman empire
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 8.0
 7K
Wolf's Rain (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 701 min.
Story: In some distant future, it's common knowledge that all wolves have been extinct for 200 years. However, it seems this is false as wolves have not disappeared but rather have taken human form. Kiba, a lone wolf, wanders into a city, trying to ...
Style: serious, futuristic, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: future dystopia, adventure, danger, legends and myths, dangerous animal, escapades, heroic mission, supernatural, good versus evil, deadly creature, apocalypse, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, feel good, humorous, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, dragon, adventure, family, vikings, journey, warrior, imaginary, training, animal training, teamwork, good versus evil ...
Place: scandinavia
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 7.4
 303K
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, dark ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, gory, witch, curses spells and rituals, murder, investigation, uncover truth, legends and myths, ancient mystery, horse, mysterious character ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s, 19th century
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 6.3
 163K
Dracula Untold (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, War
Country: USA, Japan
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: scary, gothic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, vampire, adventure, legends and myths, dracula, immortality, family in danger, blood, transformation, bravery, bite, mythology ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: romania, ottoman empire, transylvania
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 7.3
 7K
Aladdin (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, 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, entertaining, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: princess, genie, desert, legends and myths, young lovers, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, danger, love and romance, escapades, treasure hunt ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east
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