Legendary movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant legendary movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, realistic, stylized, exciting, serious and intense films and TV shows about / with legendary, rivalry, storytelling, mentor, heroes, violence, vengeance, brutality, revenge and ambition plots mostly in Drama, Action and History genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
legendary movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as legendary: The Aviator (2004), Barbarians (2020), The River (2012), Romulus (2020), Rome (2005), Troy (2004), Inglourious Basterds (2009), La Vie en Rose (2007), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Sleepy Hollow (1999).

List of legendary movies

The Aviator (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe ...
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, success, businessman, aviation, test pilot, pilot, obsessive compulsive disorder, billionaire, aviator, millionaire, filmmaking, corruption ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 50s, 1910s ...
Place: los angeles, california, new york, connecticut, usa ...
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Barbarians (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: Three people's fates are interwoven in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in 9 A.D., during which Germanic warriors halt the spread of the Roman Empire.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, breathtaking, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, barbarian, tribe, mythology, invasion, german history, legends and myths, war, ancient rome, myth, battles, warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 1st century
Place: scandinavia
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The River (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The River follows the story of wildlife expert and TV personality Emmet Cole. Emmet set course around the world with his wife, Tess, and son, Lincoln, while filming what would become one of the most popular shows in television. After he goes missing ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, stylized, macabre ...
Plot: missing person, jungle, adventure, research, amazon river, supernatural, adventurer, mystery, expedition, mysterious place, disappearance, twists and turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, south america, latin america
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid eternal damnation.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, funny, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, boys' night ...
Plot: pirate, sword fight, adventure, fantasy world, ship, swashbuckler, disney, sailboat, beast, supernatural, twists and turns, destiny ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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Romulus (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Italy, UK
TV show
Story: The story of Romulus and his twin brother Remus, in eighth century B.C. as seen through the eyes of three people marked by death, loneliness and violence.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, serious, heroic
Plot: ancient rome, ancient history, battles, violence, historical character, conflict, power struggle, leader, adventure, rivals, ambition, tough heroes ...
Time: ancient times
Place: rome italy
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Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Style: exciting, epic, sexual, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, ancient history, emperor, historical character, intrigue, power struggle, warrior, rivalry, betrayal, female nudity, incest ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century, ancient times
Place: rome italy, italy, ancient greece, europe, alexandria egypt ...
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Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Malta, UK
Duration: 163 min.
Story: In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was ...
Style: epic, exciting, heroic, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: sword fight, ancient, mythology, ancient history, warrior, revenge, courage, greek mythology, war, betrayal, battlefield, empire ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages
Place: ancient greece, greece, paris france, rome italy, europe
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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, captivating, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazi, war, revenge, nazism, vengeance, dark humor, brutality, working undercover, racism, german, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, germany, europe
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La Vie en Rose (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A swirling, impressionistic portrait of an artist who regretted nothing, writer-director Olivier Dahan's La Vie en Rose stars Marion Cotillard in a blazing performance as the legendary French icon Edith Piaf. From the mean streets of the ...
Style: touching, disturbing, atmospheric, gloomy, depressing ...
Plot: music, musician's life, french, life philosophy, singer, death, destiny, love story, rising to stardom, loss of child, fame, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, manhattan new york city, normandy ...
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Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the "chosen one" and trains to become a kung fu hero, but transforming the unsleek slacker into a brave warrior won't be easy. It's up to Master ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, fairy tale, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, adventure, animals, talking animals, mentor, chosen one, master, good versus evil, transformation, family, training ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, UK
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, dark, scary, dark fantasy, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: supernatural, witch, ghost, investigation, mystery, murder, small town, legends and myths, goth, horseman, mysterious character, uncover truth ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, georgian era, 19th century, victorian era ...
Place: new york, new york state
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My Week with Marilyn (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, factual, melancholic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: historical figure, love, hollywood, actress, actor's life, movie star, ambition, cultural icon, fame, women, depression, friendship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: england, london, california, europe
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Spartacus (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.
Style: epic, sexy, heroic, sexual, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, ancient history, gladiator, sword fight, rebellion, roman empire, battles, slavery, swords and armor, ambition, rebel, female nudity ...
Time: 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: ancient greece
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No Game No Life (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Genius gamer siblings (plus being NEET & hikikomori) Sora and Shiro are known as the undefeatable “__” (blank). Their talents and skills are so good they are considered as urban legend. One day, a young boy named Tet appears before them, ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, captivating, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, adventure, computers and web, youth, rivalry, game, strategy, contests and competitions, cyberspace, siblings relations, unstoppable, heroes ...
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Sherwood (2019)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: All her life, teen-hacker Robin of Sherwood thought she was an orphan. But when a mysterious Gauntlet unlocks a secret that turns her world upside down, Robin joins forces with a group of renegades who teach her the true value of love, loyalty, and ...
Style: heroic, scenic, intense, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: robin hood, heroes, fantasy world, adventure, survival, folk hero, warrior, battles, technology, legendary
Time: 23rd century
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Angolmois: Record of Mongol Invasion (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The story follows a group of samurai attempting to defend Japan from the first Mongol invasion in 1274.
Style: factual, captivating, epic, breathtaking
Plot: power struggle, conquering, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, rivalry, old friend, betrayal, ambition, rise to the top, battles, epic battle, slavery ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
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The Legend of El Cid (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, a Castilian nobleman and war hero in medieval Spain.
Style: visually appealing, realistic, entertaining, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, spanish history, medieval, monarchy, islam, oppression, gay, battles, warrior, historical character, violence, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: spain, portugal
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Kesari (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In 1897, an army of 21 Sikhs battles 10,000 Afghans to prevent the Saragarhi Fort from being taken down.
Style: epic, scenic, exciting, intense, heroic
Plot: sikh, war, against the odds, courage, human spirit, heroic mission, fight scenes, heroism, soldier, culture clash, battles, sword fight ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
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Ip Man: Kung Fu Master (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ip Man’s promising career as a Policeman is ruined after he is framed for murder and targeted by a mob boss’s daughter.
Style: emotional, brutal, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wing chun, tai chi, martial arts, kung fu, fight, martial artist, medieval, battles, master warrior, teacher, invasion, runaway ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: japan, hong kong, asia, china
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Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, stylized, adult animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, chosen one, peril, martial arts, friendship, friends, heroic mission, save the day, magical, honor, adventure, warrior ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
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Secretariat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to ...
Style: inspirational, sentimental, emotional, touching, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: horse, sport, horse race, racehorse, animals, underdog, against the odds, equestrian, beautiful scenery, jockey, animal training, stallion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
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Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, ...
Style: stylized, factual, suspense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, bank robbery, gunfight, organized crime, robbery, group of criminals, criminal heroes, heist, mafia, gang, prison escape, manhunt ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: usa, tucson arizona, indiana, chicago illinois, illinois ...
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Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff ...
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, stylized, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, robin hood, knight, adventure, fighting the system, heroes, folk hero, archer, love and romance, escapades, sword fight, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages, 19th century, 12th century
Place: england, france, london, europe
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Black Dynamite (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man ...
Style: parody, humorous, funny, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mob boss, organized crime, exploitation, justice, kung fu, gangsters, fighting crime, crimes, injustice, tough heroes, hotshot hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
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Che: Part One (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and an army and toppled the U.S.-friendly regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.
Style: political, thought provoking, intense, talky, sincere ...
Plot: revolution, cuban revolution, communism, idealism, dictatorship, violence, execution, political unrest, fighting the system, state affairs, leadership, freedom ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1958
Place: cuba, latin america, new york, mexico city
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Surf's Up (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cody is a surfing penguin from Shiverpool who dreams of making it big and being like his idol Big Z. On his journey he discovers his talents are not all he thinks they are and he must learn to accept that their is more to surfing than fame and ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, inspirational, stylized, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: surfing, talking animals, jungle, penguins, animals, competition, sport, sea, friendship, catastrophe, island, world champion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: antarctica, california, hawaii
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Rocky (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with ...
Style: inspirational, uplifting, touching, motivational, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: boxing, fight, underdog, self esteem, sport, training, boxer, character study, violence, world champion, contests and competitions, tough guy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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Slings & Arrows (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Slings and Arrows is a Canadian TV series set at the fictional New Burbage Festival, a Shakespearean festival similar to the real-world Stratford Festival. The program stars Paul Gross, Stephen Ouimette and Martha Burns. The blackly comic series ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, clever ...
Plot: backstage, lifestyle, actor's life, workplace, workplace romance, lovers reunited, afterlife, aging, mentor, canadian, artists and showbiz, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Ray (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern ...
Style: sincere, inspirational, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, musician, african american, musician's life, music, addiction, blindness, pianist, heroin, blind character, disability, blind boy ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: california, georgia, usa, seattle, san francisco ...
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42 (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows the innovative Dodgers’ general manager Branch Rickey, the ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, emotional, factual, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: racism, baseball, sport, against the odds, rivalry, athlete and trainer, americana, human spirit, rise to the top, hopes, athlete's life, racial segregation ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 1930s, 20th century, post world war two ...
Place: boston, new jersey, california, new york, usa ...
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