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 stylized, exciting, serious, visually appealing, captivating and realistic films and TV shows about / with legendary, rivalry, violence, heroes, storytelling, dialogue, adventure, mentor, revenge and vengeance plots mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as legendary: Troy (2004), The Aviator (2004), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Public Enemies (2009), The River (2012), Spartacus (2010), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Inglourious Basterds (2009), 300: Rise of an Empire (2014), Machete (2010).

List of legendary movies

 7.3
 509K
Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
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, heroic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: warrior, mythology, sword fight, courage, greek mythology, army, battlefield, ancient, betrayal, forbidden love, war, king ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, paris france
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 7.5
 347K
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: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious, epic ...
Plot: success, pilot, businessman, mental illness, millionaire, aviation, legendary, aviator, rise and fall, billionaire, corruption, obsession ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, beverly hills, washington d.c. ...
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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, twists and turns, captivating, interesting ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: pirate, sword fight, adventure, ship, fantasy world, supernatural, legendary, treasure, swashbuckler, magical, curses spells and rituals, captain ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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 7.3
 345K
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
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 fantasy, scary, dark, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, witch, supernatural, mystery, investigation, curses spells and rituals, magical, murder, gory, small town, legends and myths, uncover truth ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1700s, georgian era
Place: new york, new york state
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 7.0
 291K
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, captivating, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, gunfight, bank robbery, master criminal, group of criminals, chase, crime, legendary, organized crime, crimes, partners ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, tucson arizona, south dakota ...
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 6.8
 16K
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: jungle, adventure, missing person, research, amazon river, supernatural, adventurer, mysterious place, expedition, search, magical, legendary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, south america, latin america
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 8.5
 230K
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, sexual, sexy, heroic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, gladiator, rebellion, slavery, roman empire, battles, warrior, sword and sandal, death, sword fight, ambition, gory ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: offbeat, stylized, witty, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: existentialism, escapades, hotel, twists & turns, inheritance, adventure, painting, cons and scams, mentor protege relationship, disorder, servant, friendship ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 30s ...
Place: eastern europe, europe, alps, hungary, central europe
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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
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: atmospheric, tense, suspense, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, vengeance, nazism, war, working undercover, world war two, nazi, self sacrifice, soldier, sadism, fascist, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Ignoring threats to his life, Harry returns to Hogwarts to investigate – aided by Ron and Hermione – a mysterious series of attacks.
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, stylized, twists and turns, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, magic, wizards and magicians, magical, wizards, boarding school life, chosen one, magic wand, supernatural ability, harry potter, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1993, year 1992 ...
Place: england, europe, london
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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general ...
Style: heroic, epic, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: king, hand to hand combat, master warrior, sword fight, transformation, swords and armor, heroes, invasion, sea battle, army, ancient, adventure ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, middle east, athens greece, greece
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 6.6
 194K
Machete (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, not serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female fighter, immigrants, corruption, sword fight, machismo, machete, vengeance, tough guy, sniper, racial slur, drug lord, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, mexico
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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, captivating, disturbing, ecchi, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, adventure, rivalry, computers and web, youth, cyberspace, danger, prodigy, game, utopia, save the world, contests and competitions ...
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 7.9
 77K
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, knight, witch, supernatural ability, magical, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, dragon, camelot, royal family, prince ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 7.6
 440K
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
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, humorous, entertaining, intense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: chosen one, mentor, talking animals, kung fu, adventure, warrior, martial arts, transformation, animals, good versus evil, goofy hero, master warrior ...
Time: year 2008, 2000s, ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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 8.7
 161K
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: epic, exciting, captivating, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: roman empire, historical character, emperor, ancient rome, incest, intrigue, rivalry, warrior, betrayal, power struggle, slavery, political conspiracy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, alexandria egypt, egypt
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 7.6
 85K
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, atmospheric, gloomy, disturbing, based on true events ...
Plot: singer, musician's life, music, french, star, loss of child, rising to stardom, fame, death, poverty, life is a bitch, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1950s, 1940s, year 1935 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, california, new york ...
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 7.9
 178K
Hero (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.
Style: breathtaking, serious, stylized, epic, twists and turns ...
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, sword fight, ruler, adventure, heroes, swords and armor, hopes, duel, execution, reward, lovers ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia, hong kong
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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, stylized, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chosen one, supernatural ability, magical, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, friendship, good versus evil, warrior, heroes, peril, teenage boy, heroic mission ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, atmospheric, twists and turns, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, friendship, school, boarding school, contests and competitions, witch, magic, supernatural ability, boarding school life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s, year 1994 ...
Place: england, europe, london
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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, factual, melancholic, romantic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: historical figure, actress, movie star, fame, cultural icon, ambition, impossible love, actor's life, showbiz, nervous breakdown, artists and showbiz, star ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: england, europe, london, california
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 6.7
 2K
Romulus (2020)
Genre: Drama, 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: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, heroic, serious
Plot: ancient rome, battles, legendary, violence, conflict, power struggle, leader, historical character, intrigue, danger, courage, folk hero ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy
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 7.2
 21K
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: heroic, realistic, breathtaking, epic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, mythology, legends and myths, tribe, barbarian, battles, legendary, myth, german history, invasion, viking, war ...
Time: middle ages, 1st century
Place: scandinavia
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 8.5
 11K
Mahanati (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Mahanati depicts the life and career of one of Telugu cinema's greatest and most iconic starlets, the first Indian female super star, Savitri.
Style: touching, sentimental, nostalgic, factual, captivating
Plot: tragedy, legendary, celebrity, movie star, actor's life, historical figure, lifestyle, fame, bittersweet, couple relations, star, career ...
Place: india
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 7.6
 759K
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, heroic, rough, 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: ancient greece, greece, europe
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 7.8
 257K
The Goonies (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the secret stash of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teen comedy
Plot: treasure hunt, mischievous children, treasure map, childhood, cave, treasure, lost treasure, search, friendship, map, asthma, pirate ship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oregon, usa
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 6.0
 165K
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: stylized, exciting, serious, heroic, dark fantasy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, army, legends and myths, immortality, greek, greek mythology, adventure, heroes, greek god, ancient, god ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
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Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Kazakhstan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan, a slave who went on to conquer half the world in the 11th century.
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, stylized, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conquering, battles, leadership, monk, battle, king, escape, ambition, leader, historical character, rise to the top, power struggle ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: mongolia, asia, china
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 6.0
 233
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, captivating, entertaining, intense ...
Plot: robin hood, folk hero, adventure, legendary, fantasy world, heroes, warrior, technology, survival, battles, battle
Time: 23rd century
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Once Upon a Time in London (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Billy Hill and Jack 'Spot' Comer were among the most notorious criminals in London up until the 1950s. Dramatising the violent reign of two of London's most notorious gangsters, Billy Hill (Leo Gregory) and Jack 'Spot' Comer ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal, rivalry, vengeance, crimes, family relations, violent, crime boss, gang, deadly, blackmail, legendary ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s, 1940s
Place: london
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