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, humorous and entertaining films and TV shows about / with legends and myths, danger, escapades, heroes, adventure, destiny, good versus evil, imaginary, fantasy world and transformation plots mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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legends and myths movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as legends and myths: Merlin (2008), Grimm (2011), Thor (2011), Sleepy Hollow (2013), Warehouse 13 (2009), Beowulf (2007), Vikings (2013), Clash of the Titans (2010), Dracula Untold (2014), Eragon (2006).

List of legends and myths movies

 7.9
 76K
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: epic, exciting, captivating, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, king arthur, supernatural ability, witch, knight, magical, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, dragon, camelot, imaginary, prophecy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 7.8
 112K
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: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, creature, legends and myths, werewolf, monster, police detective, supernatural ability, police investigation, life turned upside down, good versus evil, partners against crime, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, portland oregon, usa
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 7.0
 779K
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: heroic, humorous, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, mythology, immortality, warrior, adventure, superhuman powers, giant, god, protector, norse mythology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 10th century, 2010s
Place: new mexico, scandinavia, usa, norway
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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, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: superhuman powers, adventure, legends and myths, young heroes, greek mythology, heroes, monster, best friends, half breed, demi god, teenage life, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, taj mahal ...
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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, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, witch, legends and myths, magical, parallel world, adventure, self sacrifice, talking animals, heroes, family ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england
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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, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, supernatural, teenage love, angel, good versus evil, werewolf, love and romance, chosen one, legends and myths, heroine, supernatural ability, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 7.4
 58K
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: legends and myths, good versus evil, ghost, adventure, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, escapades, ancient mystery, victim, determination, characters in danger, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.6
 49K
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: artifact, supernatural, legends and myths, riddles and clues, secret service, secret agents, secret place, partners, top secret, ancient mystery, undercover, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
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 6.2
 164K
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, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, dragon, monster, heroic mission, good versus evil, sin, tragic hero, magic, viking, escapades, beast ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: denmark, europe
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 8.5
 464K
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: heroic, exciting, atmospheric, captivating, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, norse mythology, battles, legends and myths, king, historical character, viking, adventure, tough heroes, graphic violence, rise to the top ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century, 7th century
Place: scandinavia, europe, iceland
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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, stylized, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, monster, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, curses spells and rituals, god, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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 6.3
 185K
Dracula Untold (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
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: gothic, dark fantasy, scary, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dracula, immortality, legends and myths, immortal, mythology, medieval, adventure, regeneration, family in danger, deal with the devil ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: romania, transylvania, ottoman empire, london
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 5.1
 124K
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: epic, exciting, serious, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, supernatural ability, fantasy world, legends and myths, young heroes, adventure, chosen one, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary, battles ...
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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: gothic horror, dark fantasy, gothic, suspense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, supernatural, legends and myths, witch, good versus evil, monk, witchcraft, curse, inquisition, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, witches ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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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, twists and turns, sentimental, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, magical, good versus evil, fairy, princess, magic, power of love, legends and myths, adventure, imaginary, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, usa, new england
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 8.2
 636K
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, fairy tale, dark fantasy, stylized, gothic ...
Plot: monster, creature, fairy, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, death, cruelty, good versus evil, young heroes, fantasy world, magical ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: spain, europe
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 5.4
 110K
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, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, ancient egypt, good versus evil, egyptian mythology, adventure, legends and myths, rescue, danger, myth, supernatural, immortality, afterlife ...
Place: egypt
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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, stylized, serious, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, heroes, danger, sword and sorcery, battles, magic, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
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 7.7
 81K
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, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, mythology, mysterious character, drugs/alcohol, mystery, supernatural, ex convict, danger, death, travel, deception ...
Time: 21st century
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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, exciting, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: beast, conspiracy, werewolf, legends and myths, adventure, martial arts, good versus evil, supernatural, monster, murder, animal attack, investigation ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, canada
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 6.2
 66K
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, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, christmas, legends and myths, demon, dark humor, danger, beast, monster, child in peril, creature, blizzard, power outage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, normandy, florida, alaska, hawaii ...
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 6.0
 150K
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: serious, exciting, psychotronic, twists and turns, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, legends and myths, battles, mercenary, warrior, master warrior, battle, giant creature, superhuman powers, danger, imaginary ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece
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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, serious, clever, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, riddles and clues, treasure, archaeologist, adventurer, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, artifact, archaeology, heroic mission, map ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1770s, 18th century, 19th century ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, new york, boston, washington d.c. ...
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Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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, witty, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: fairy, christmas, good versus evil, childhood, adventure, holiday, legends and myths, belief, imaginary, santa claus, friendship, dreams ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, new york, saint petersburg
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The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
TV show
Story: American businessman Jack Woods rents a cottage on the enchanted Emerald Isle which is occupied by a family of leprechauns. Leprechaun Seamus Muldoon's son and son's friends crash the fairies' costume ball and Muldoon's son falls ...
Style: stylized, feel good, semi serious, captivating, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, date night
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, true love, love and romance, star crossed lovers, good versus evil, friendship, couples, supernatural ability, gnome, shakespeare's romeo and juliet ...
Place: ireland, europe
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 4.8
 25K
Leprechaun (1993)
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, slasher, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, deadly creature, murder, monster, supernatural, vengeance, family in danger, violence, curses spells and rituals, chase, greed, dark humor ...
Time: 80s
Place: north dakota, usa
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 7.6
 754K
300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Bulgaria, Australia
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, rough, heroic, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, gory, battles, courage, war, ancient, legends and myths, soldier, army, sword fight, human spirit, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, 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 fantasy, scary, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, supernatural romance, legends and myths, beast, vampire sex, immortality, supernatural, love affair, chase, gory ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 15th century, 1890s ...
Place: transylvania, london, england, europe, ottoman empire ...
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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, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, knight, romance, medieval, love affair, legends and myths, true love, infidelity, betrayal, tragic love, swords and armor, lovers ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, cornwall, europe, san francisco
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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: feel good, exciting, atmospheric, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, friendship, adventure, unlikely friendships, family, happy ending, vikings, friends, young kid, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, warrior ...
Place: scandinavia
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