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, fairy tale and captivating films and TV shows about / with legends and myths, imaginary, danger, escapades, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, mythology, rivalry and supernatural plots mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Drama 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), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Xena: Warrior Princess (1995), Stargate: Atlantis (2004), Once Upon a Time (2011).

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: legends and myths, supernatural ability, adventure, knight, magical, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, royal family, supernatural, heroes, king, 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: supernatural, creature, police detective, legends and myths, good versus evil, life turned upside down, hunt down, evil force, supernatural ability, monster, werewolf, danger ...
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, ancient mystery, secret agents, partners, riddles and clues, danger, undercover, paranormal activity, curses spells and rituals, 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, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, superhuman powers, legends and myths, young heroes, danger, best friends, save the day, parents and children, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, big ben london, taj mahal, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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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, danger, adventure, love and romance, chosen one, legends and myths, rescue, supernatural ability, supernatural romance ...
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: adventure, good versus evil, 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, vengeance, greek, legendary, betrayal ...
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, adventure, legends and myths, danger, good versus evil, heroic mission, mythology, curses spells and rituals, obsessive quest, destiny, sea monster, supernatural ability ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, 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, fairy tale ...
Plot: fairy, young heroes, monster, good versus evil, legends and myths, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, violence, fascism, creature, in the woods, death ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, 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, entertaining, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, feminism, friendship, adventure, good versus evil, female warrior, ancient, sword fight, danger, lesbian subtext, greek mythology, tough girl ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, india, egypt, china ...
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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, ancient mystery, scientist, adventure, evil alien, parallel world, legends and myths, fate of humanity, benign alien, save the world ...
Time: 2000s, future
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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, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, true love, fairy, magical, good versus evil, power of love, family relations, parents and children, small town, imaginary, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, new england, usa
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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, serious, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: werewolf, beast, legends and myths, adventure, aristocracy, murder, good versus evil, martial arts, countryside, conspiracy, investigation, supernatural ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, canada
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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, tough heroes, legends and myths, master warrior, battles, viking, adventure, heroes, folk hero ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, 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, mythology, legends and myths, folk hero, curse, weakness, vengeance, ancient, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: denmark, europe
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 8.0
 56K
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, mystery, danger, supernatural ability, travel, death, deception, ex convict, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st 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, semi serious, epic, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, superhuman powers, fantasy world, artifact, friendship, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, ocean or sea, heroic mission, race against time, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, adventure, supernatural ability, danger, imaginary, supernatural, good versus evil, mystery, escapades ...
Place: japan
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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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural, supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, danger, battles, sword and sorcery, magic, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
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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, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, good versus evil, witchcraft, time travel, investigation, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, danger, escapades, investigator, victim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, atmospheric, exciting, enigmatic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: future dystopia, adventure, danger, legends and myths, dangerous animal, escapades, good versus evil, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly creature, werewolf, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan
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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: teens, boys' night
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, victorian england, victorian era ...
Place: england, transylvania, london, europe, ottoman empire
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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, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: genie, princess, desert, legends and myths, friendship, young lovers, good versus evil, adventure, danger, escapades, curses spells and rituals, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east
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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, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, gory, witch, murder, curses spells and rituals, investigation, uncover truth, small town, legends and myths, ancient mystery, horseman ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1700s, 19th century
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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: feel good, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: legends and myths, family, imaginary kingdom, adventure, in the woods, children, curses spells and rituals, danger, escapades, imaginary, fairy, giant ...
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 5.9
 5K
Avalon High (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disney Channel's production of Julie Sherman Wolfe's screenplay adaptation of the popular novel Avalon High by Meg Cabot. Elaine "Ellie" Harrison has just moved from Minnesota to Annapolis, Maryland while her parents take a year ...
Style: feel good, exciting, twists and turns, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, friendship, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, teenage love, heroes, rivalry, friends, youth, family ...
Place: maryland
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My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical spirits of the forest. When the youngest runs away from home, the older sister ...
Style: touching, feel good, offbeat, fairy tale, atmospheric ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, legends and myths, friendship, adventure, siblings relations, imaginary, supernatural, parents and children, young heroes, sister sister relationship, supernatural ability, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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: gothic, scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, vampire, adventure, legends and myths, dracula, chaos, immortality, bravery, bite, blood, transformation, mythology ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: romania, ottoman empire, transylvania
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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, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, imaginary kingdom, immortality, legends and myths, warrior, adventure, rivalry, protector, betrayal, parents and children, god ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new mexico, usa, scandinavia, norway
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 5.5
 102K
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: werewolf, supernatural, danger, dangerous attraction, fall in love, deadly creature, in the woods, legends and myths, village, hunt down, love and romance, village life ...
Time: middle ages
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