Movies about mythology

Movies about mythology
List of the best films about mythology according to visitors: Troy, Gods of Egypt, The Legend of Hercules, Dogma, Thor, Voyage of the Unicorn, Wonder Woman, Immortal, Clash of the Titans, Clash of the Titans.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, history
CountryUSA, Malta, United Kingdom
Duration02:43
CharactersKings, Heroes, Warriors
PlotWar, Jealousy, Mythology, Sword Battles
PlaceGreece, Sparta
StyleExciting, Heavy, Epic

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 taken by the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnom to help him get her back. Agamemnon sees this as an opportunity for power. So they set off with 1,000 ships holding 50,000 Greeks to Troy. With the help of Achilles, the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
Duration01:28
CharactersGods, Demons, Heroes, Immortals
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Life after death, Chase, Mythology
PlaceEgypt, Deserts, Pyramid
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious

A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:39
CharactersGods, Heroes, Gladiators
PlotAdventure, Slavery, Supernatural, Mythology, Fate
PlaceEgypt, Greece
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious, For men

In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his destiny. He desires only one thing: the love of Hebe, Princess of Crete, who has been promised to his own brother. When Hercules learns of his greater purpose, he must choose: to flee with his true love or to fulfill his destiny and become the true hero of his time. The story behind one of the greatest myths is revealed in this action-packed epic - a tale of love, sacrifice and the strength of the human spirit.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersGods, Monsters, Demons, Angels, Nuns
PlotReligious, Saving the World
StyleExciting, Smart, Black humor

The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of humankind.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersSuperhero, Kings, Gods, Giants, Heroes
PlotLove, Adventure, Superpowers, Relationship, Mythology
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel, Exciting, Epic, For men

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 true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:50
CharactersHeroes, Family, Unicorns
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Superpowers, Friendship
PlaceIslands, Ships, Parallel worlds
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Touching

One day the Aislings find themselves magically transported to a ship called the Unicorn. Here, they discover that they've been chosen to fulfill an incredible quest! They undergo an incredible journey of discovery in strange lands with enchanted creatures, but find their voyage is really one of the spirit, as they each learn faith and the power of love.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Spain
Duration02:16
CharactersSuperhero, Gods, Strong women, Immortals, Amazons
PlotWar, Adventure, Chase, Mythology, Fate
PlaceIslands, Trains, The Ottoman Empire, USA
StyleDC, By comics, Tense, Best soundtracks, Womens in main roles

An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Italy, United Kingdom
Duration01:43
CharactersAliens, Gods, Heroes, Cyborgs
PlotApocalypse, Virtual Reality, Elections, Lost memory
PlaceTomb, New York
TimeFuture, Dark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Epic, Cyberpunk, Serious, Disturbing

New York City in the year 2095 where genetically altered humans live side by side with unaltered men and women.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Spain, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration01:42
CharactersWitch, Gods, Monsters, Immortals, Gladiators
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Superpowers, Supernatural
PlaceGreece, Sparta
StyleExciting, Serious

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 unleash hell on earth. Battling unholy demons and fearsome beasts, Perseus and his warriors will only survive if Perseus accepts his power as a god, defies fate and creates his own destiny.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:58
CharactersWitch, Gods, Cannibals, Heroes, Soldier
PlotAdventure, Magic, Mythology
PlaceGreece
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, For men

To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's head, and battling the Kraken monster.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, fantasy, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersWarriors
PlotWar
PlaceGreece, Sparta
StyleBy comics, For men

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 together against the Persians, and helped usher in the world's first democracy.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:28
CharactersKnights, Heroes, Archers, Partners
PlotAdventure, The Crusades, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, England
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Epic, Serious

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 and King John's henchman, Godfrey.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration01:50
CharactersGods, Monsters, Heroes, Immortals, Soldier
PlotAdventure, Abduction, Revenge, Hunting, Mythology
PlaceGreece, Labyrinths
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, action
CountryJapan
Duration01:15
CharactersAnimals, Monsters, Ninja, Giants, Family
PlotRevenge, Weapon, Chase, Fate, Justice
PlaceJapan
TimePost apocalypse
StyleCreepy, By manga

100 years ago, titans suddenly appeared on Earth. Soon, human civilization veered on collapse due to the titans. Humans then built a giant wall to defend themselves. Within the giant walls, humans lived in peace, but, 100 years later, the giant wall is broken.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, adventure
CountryUSA, Hungary
Duration01:38
CharactersGods, Heroes, Amazons, Archers, Warriors
PlotAdventure, Fate, Cheating, Feats
PlaceCollege, Greece, Sparta
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, For men

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 his family, this dark, world-weary soul turned his back on the gods finding his only solace in bloody battle. Over the years he warmed to the company of six similar souls, their only bond being their love of fighting and presence of death. These men and woman never question where they go to fight or why or whom, just how much they will be paid. Now the King of Thrace has hired these mercenaries to train his men to become the greatest army of all time. It is time for this bunch of lost souls to finally have their eyes opened to how far they have fallen when they must train an army to become as ruthless and blood thirsty as their reputation has become.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersDogs, Gods, Teachers
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Fulfillment of desires, Jealousy
PlaceMoon
StyleLight, Inspirational, Touching, For background

Bruce Nolan toils as a "human interest" television reporter in Buffalo, N.Y. Despite his high ratings and the love of his beautiful girlfriend, Grace, Bruce remains unfulfilled. At the end of the worst day in his life, he angrily ridicules God -- and the Almighty responds, endowing Bruce with all of His divine powers.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlotDeath, Religious, Cancer
PlaceCollege, USA
StylePsychological problems, Philosophical, Makes me think, Serious

After he refuses to disavow his faith, a devout Christian student (Shane Harper) must prove the existence of God or else his college philosophy professor (Kevin Sorbo) will fail him.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:24
CharactersDemons, Killers, Lawyers
PlotLove, Superpowers, Supernatural, Success, Fate
PlacePrison, Court, Hospitals, USA, Office
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Smart, Intellectual

A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersTeens, Gods, Monsters, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Travel
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleExciting, Epic

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 the entire world.

Markimdb: 4
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryItaly, USA, Netherlands
CharactersSuperhero, Gods, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Sword Battles

The film is an odd retelling of the story of Hercules battling the wizard Minos, who uses "science" in an attempt to take over the world. Hercules must stop him and rescue his princess love in the process. Part of the adventure finds Hercules battling giant robots brought to life by stop motion animation.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, New Zealand
CharactersGods, Monsters, Heroes
PlotMythology
PlaceLabyrinths
StyleExciting

Hercules has settled down with his wife and children, but misses the good old days traveling around having exciting adventures. Then one day he is persuaded out of his farming "retirement" to help a distant village which is being attacked by an unseen monster. "Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur" is the fifth out of five made for TV movies that spawned the series "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys".

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration02:09
CharactersWitch, Gods, Cannibals, Heroes, Gladiators
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Revenge, Slavery, Treasures
StyleExciting, Heavy, Epic, Serious, For men

A film adaptation of the classic sword and sorcery hero, Conan the Barbarian. A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for years on The Wheel of Pain. As the sole survivor of the childhood massacre, Conan is released from slavery and taught the ancient arts of fighting. Transforming himself into a killing machine, Conan travels into the wilderness to seek vengeance on Thulsa Doom, the man responsible for killing his family. In the wilderness, Conan takes up with the thieves Valeria and Subotai. The group comes upon King Osric, who wants the trio of warriors to help rescue his daughter who has joined Doom in the hills.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration03:40
CharactersGods, The Pharaohs
PlotAdventure, Slavery
PlaceEgypt, Africa, Deserts
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Epic, Serious

Escaping death, a Hebrew infant is raised in a royal household to become a prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, Moses embarks on a personal quest to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Luxembourg, Germany, France, Spain, Italy
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Superpowers
PlaceLabyrinths

Long ago in the Iron Age a shadow loomed over a lonely village. For generations the village youths are stolen from their families and delivered as sacrifice to a mythical beast - the Minotaur, that dwells beneath a great palace. Theo, haunted by the loss of his love in an earlier sacrifice is convinced that the beast isn't real and that his girl still lives as a slave within the palace. His father Cyrnan, the village leader, tries to reason with Theo not to go but Theo is driven by blind rage. He devises a plan and is taken with the other youths who are dragged screaming from their families.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, history
CountryItaly, Belgium
Duration01:42
CharactersKings, Wolves, Brothers, Warriors, Deer
PlotTravel, Friendship, Flooding, Religious, Mythology
PlaceItaly
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Romulus and Remus, two shepherds and loyal brothers, end up taking part to a journey that will lead one of them to be the founder of the greatest nation ever seen. However, the fate of the chosen one will pass from killing his own brother.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, short
CountryCanada

God presides over a prehistoric tribe.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, action, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersGods, Angels, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Superpowers, Supernatural, Religious
PlaceDeserts
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Disturbing

When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:01
CharactersGods, Demons, Angels, Heroes, Immortals
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Supernatural, Religious, Saving the World
StyleGothic, Serious, Disturbing

John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of contemporary Los Angeles.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersSuperhero, Gods, Heroes, Priests, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Superpowers, Wedding, Supernatural
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Fancy, Serious

A barbarian named Kull becomes ruler after defeating the old king in battle, thus receiving his crown. But direct heirs of the king, trying to topple Kull and regain the throne, bring an old witch queen Akivasha back to life. Their plan backfires, however, as Akivasha plans to have her demon lords rule the kingdom alone. The only thing that can stop her is the breath of the god Volka, and Kull.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:22
CharactersWitch, Werewolf, Teachers, Harry Potter, Giants
PlotSports, Adventure, Magic, Superpowers, Friendship
PlacePrison, School, England, London, Boarding school
StylePopular, Exciting, Twisted plot, Gothic, Worth watching

Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.





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