Based on poem movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant based on poem movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, stylized, cult film, humorous, suspenseful and exciting films and TV shows about / with danger, rivalry, vengeance, revenge, violence, escapades, heroes, murder, dog and horse plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
based on poem
 51
based on poem movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as based on poem: The Color of Time (2012), Revolting Rhymes (2016), The Odyssey (1968), The Conquest of Chile (1971), The Raven (2007), Mummys Island (2006), Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006), Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud (2007), Pumpkinhead (1988), Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1993).

List of based on poem movies

The Color of Time (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A poetic road trip through Pulitzer prize-winning CK Williams' life over the course of 40 years.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: poetry, poet, romance, couple relations, americana, artists and showbiz, writer's life, parent child relationship, haunted by the past, husband wife relationship, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 80s, 70s ...
Place: detroit, usa, new york
Is relevant ?
Revolting Rhymes (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Two half-hour animated films based on the much-loved rhymes written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Style: entertaining, humorous, stylized, colourful, captivating ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: princess, revenge, nanny, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, magical mirror, florist, uncle nephew relationship, piggy bank, grandmother granddaughter relationship, bank, death of grandmother, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 607
The Odyssey (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 109 min.
TV show
Story: Odysseus' journey told in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. After fighting in the Trojan War, Odysseus spends years trying to return home to Itaka.
Style: scenic, enigmatic, breathtaking, epic
Audience: family outing
Plot: odyssey, cyclops, greek mythology, greek island, god, mythology, fight scenes, violence, horse, adventure, greek, sword fight ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, mediterranean sea
Is relevant ?
The Conquest of Chile (1971)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Chile, Italy, Spain, Peru
Duration: 100 min.
Story: La Araucana is a Chilean film based on an epic poem in Spanish about the Spanish conquest of Chile, by Alonso de Ercilla; it is also known in English as The Araucaniad. It is considered the national epic of the Kingdom of Chile and one of the most ...
Style: epic
Plot: conquistador, conqueror, history of chile, colonization, indigenous, battle, waterfall, conquering, latin american history, battles, native american
Time: 16th century
Place: south america, chile
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
 2.9
 187
The Raven (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Roderick throws a masquerade ball inside a creepy mansion with a dark past. An infamous mass-murder happened there fifty years ago to the night, but that's part of the fun for the posh hotties who show up for some boozy partying. The reverie is ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: abandoned house, gay couple, mass murder, male nudity, gay sex, cell phone, death, ex lover, gay, homosexuality, party, gay kiss ...
Is relevant ?
 4.0
 133
Mummys Island (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Sudsakorn is a curious young man, raised in the ancient traditions of magic by his mystical grandfather. He never knew his farther. His mother, a beautiful mermaid is pained by his sadness, so sends him on a quest to find his father. Armed with his ...
Style: exciting, captivating, colourful, tense, psychotronic
Plot: prince, sea creature, sword fight, mermaid, sword, mythical creature, bow and arrow, arrow, obsessive quest, good versus evil, uncover truth, time travel ...
Is relevant ?
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania, Switzerland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: He threw their loved ones into a swamp. Now they want revenge... But when a demon does their dirty work, it comes at a price.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, dark humor
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, monster, slasher, crimes, small town, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, supernatural ability, master villain, deadly creature, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During a bitter family feud, Jodie Hatfield, and her boyfriend Ricky McCoy, decide to leave town to avoid being found out, but are soon caught in the act. Wanting vengeance, he seeks out the monster Pumpkinhead, and resurrects it seek revenge on the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, saga
Plot: supernatural, wedding, ritual, monster, family feud, ghost, demon, tragic love, supernatural ability, heroic mission, death in the family, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 20K
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vengeance, supernatural, demon, pumpkin, evil, slasher, death in the family, supernatural ability, danger, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Is relevant ?
Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Thrill-seeking teenagers resurrect a demon from his grave and a bloody rampage for revenge begins.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, witch, mayor, revenge, judge, demon, monster, vengeance, deadly, injustice, gory, danger ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 256K
Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female protagonist, female warrior, princess, adventure, dragon, cross dressing, friendship, good versus evil, human spirit, woman dressed as man, escapades, impersonating ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
Is relevant ?
The Man from Snowy River (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jim Craig has lived his first 18 years in the mountains of Australia on his father's farm. The death of his father forces him to go to the low lands to earn enough money to get the farm back on its feet. Kirk Douglas plays two roles as twin ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wild horse, ranch, chase, horse, coming of age, heroes, beautiful scenery, river, father daughter relationship, horse riding, australian western, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era, 80s
Place: australia
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
The Haunted Palace (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A warlock burned at the stake comes back and takes over the body of his great grandson to take his revenge on the descendents of the villages that burned him.
Style: gothic, tense, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: gothic horror, burned alive, ghost, monster, mutant, village, curse, mansion, murder, dungeon, supernatural ability, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 161K
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, monster, dragon, heroic mission, good versus evil, sin, tragic hero, magic, viking, escapades, ancient ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: denmark, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 27K
Rani Padmavati (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Rani Padmavati - the wife of Maharawal Ratan Singh, is known for her beauty and valour in 13th century India. She captures the fancy of the reigning Sultan of Delhi, the tyrant Alauddin Khilji, who becomes obsessed with her and goes to great lengths ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, touching, epic
Plot: sultan, bollywood, fortress, queen, king, honor, swinger, love, army, obsession, battles, battle ...
Time: 13th century
Place: afghanistan, delhi
Is relevant ?
 2.8
 41K
Cats (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life.
Style: light, humorous, enigmatic, futuristic, cult film ...
Plot: singer, entertainment, rebirth, cat, friendship, fight, dance, dancing, female protagonist, resurrection, river thames, young adult ...
Time: 2010s
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 215K
Mamma Mia! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is about to let go of Sophie, the spirited young daughter she's raised ...
Style: romantic, stylized, sentimental, not serious, lyrical ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, single parent, free spirited, father daughter relationship, family gatherings, lovers reunited, love and romance, ex couple relations, family reunited, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe, new york
Is relevant ?
Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the Green Knight burst in and offered to play a game with a brave knight. Gawain journeys across the land, learning about life, saving damsels, and solving the Green Knight's riddle.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: king arthur, knight, battles, heroes, squire, puzzle, legends and myths, danger, adventurer, imaginary, adventure, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
 6.4
 15K
Convoy (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff...Based on the country song of same title by C.W. McCall.
Style: humorous, road movie, feel good, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, car chase, chase, rebellion, police corruption, on the road, americana, police, fighting the system, waitress, convoy, car accident ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico, arizona, las vegas, texas, mexico
Is relevant ?
Ode to Billy Joe (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Billy Joe confesses his love to the lovely Bobbi Lee only to cover his growing fear that he may, in fact, be homosexual. One night, at a barn dance, he gets a little drunk and rather than going with the hired whores, gives into his desires and ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sentimental
Plot: coming of age, small town, doll, bridge, unfulfilled love, tragic love, tragic hero, love and romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, society ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 1K
Luster (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An irreverent and refreshing take on the queer world of sex, lust and unrequited love. Lanky, blue haired Jackson, record store employee and poet, is in love with most of the men in his life! A refreshing departure from the typical gay love story, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, unfulfilled love, sexual relations, couples, lifestyle, romance, gays and lesbians, singleness, gay lead character, infidelity, unrequited love, s&m ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, los angeles, california, mojave desert
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 6K
Aniara (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden, Denmark, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A ship carrying settlers to a new home in Mars after Earth is rendered uninhabitable is knocked off-course, causing the passengers to consider their place in the universe.
Style: tragic ending, psychological, tense, philosophical, captivating
Plot: trapped in space, impregnation, orgy, existentialism, depression, hopelessness, female protagonist, illusion, tragedy, cult, life philosophy, society ...
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 204
May (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After success of Kytice, which is based on the famous collection of poems of K.J.Erben, one of the most well-known character of classic Czech literature, Mr. Brabec went for even more famous poem Máj of K.H. Mácha, which is considered the peak of ...
Style: romanticism, psychotronic
Plot: boat, sword, execution, bandit, cunnilingus, guilt, female nudity, father son relationship, horse, severed head, death, love triangle ...
Place: central europe
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
The Man from Snowy River: Arena Spectacular (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jim Ryan and Kate Conroy love each other, but John Conroy stands in the way of their happiness until Jim Ryan recaptures a prized colt.
Plot: ranch, rodeo cowboy, australian outback, wild horse, stagecoach, rock concert, rodeo, rock band, cowboy, dog, horse, live performance ...
Time: 1890s
Place: australia
Is relevant ?
Little Crusader (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Knight Borek is searching for his missing son. Enthralled by the stories of children's crusades, little Jan has run away from home. Borek's crusade is a journey into his own subconscious, where he is forced to confront his greatest fear.
Style: road movie
Plot: horse riding, father son relationship, quest, missing child, horse, knight, missing son, crusader
Is relevant ?
The Noonday Witch (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of Eliska and her daughter, starting a new life in a remote house with the 'father away on business', as the mother claims. After the lie is disclosed, their relationship begins to wither. At that time, the mythical Noonday Witch ...
Plot: mentally unstable, hysteria, widower, old woman, widow, grave, loss of wife, character says i'm sorry, estranged daughter, drawing, village, accident ...
Place: central europe
Is relevant ?
Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the mythical world of Rhymeland, Gorden Goose returns home to discover that his mom has mysteriously vanished. Now the characters of Rhymeland are in danger of disappearing unless Mother Goose returns.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, imaginary, family, mystery, adventure, parents and children, missing person, disco, imaginary kingdom, r&b, legends and myths, friends ...
Is relevant ?
Gawain and the Green Knight (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: One Christmas, a knight garbed all in green appears in King Arthur's Court and challenges any knight to hew off his head on the proviso that he be allowed to return the axe stroke afterwards. All of King Arthur's other knights being ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, christmas, arthurian legend, sword and sorcery
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 801
Ulysses (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Dublin; June 16, 1904. Stephen Dedalus, who fancies himself as a poet, embarks on a day of wandering about the city during which he finds friendship and a father figure in Leopold Bloom, a middle-aged Jew. Meanwhile, Bloom's day, illuminated by ...
Style: epic, sincere, talky, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: chess, riding a bicycle, lifestyle, unfulfillment, parents and children, midlife crisis, couple relations, city life, introspection, friendship, couples, cycling ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 11K
The Raven (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sorcerer, good versus evil, parody, magician, raven, castle, duel, supernatural, danger, escapades, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past ...
Is relevant ?