Movies about mythology

Movies about mythology
List of the best films about mythology according to visitors: Troy, Gods of Egypt, The Legend of Hercules, Voyage of the Unicorn, Wonder Woman, Immortal, Clash of the Titans, Clash of the Titans, 300, Robin Hood.

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

Genre
Country
Troy (2004)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, history
CountryUSA, Malta, United Kingdom
Duration02:43

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.

Gods of Egypt (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
Duration01:28

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

The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:39

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.

Voyage of the Unicorn (2001)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:50

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.

Wonder Woman (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Spain
Duration02:16

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.

Immortal (2004)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Italy, United Kingdom
Duration01:43

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

Clash of the Titans (2010)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration01:42

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.

Clash of the Titans (1981)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:58

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.

300 (2006)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, fantasy, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

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.

Robin Hood (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:28

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.

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Immortals (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration01:50

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.

Attack on Titan (2015)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, action
CountryJapan
Duration01:15

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.

Hercules (2014)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, adventure
CountryUSA, Hungary
Duration01:38

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.

Bruce Almighty (2003)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

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.

God's Not Dead (2014)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

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.

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

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.

The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:24

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

Hercules (1983)
Markimdb: 4
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryItaly, USA, Netherlands

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.

Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur (1994)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, New Zealand

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".

Minotaur (2006)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Luxembourg, Germany, France, Spain, Italy

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.

Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration02:09

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.

God: Serengeti (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, short
CountryCanada

God presides over a prehistoric tribe.

The Ten Commandments (1956)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration03:40

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.

Thor (2011)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

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.

Dogma (1999)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

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.

The First King (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, history
CountryItaly, Belgium
Duration01:42

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.

Constantine (2005)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:01

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.

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, adventure, crime, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:43

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. On their journey they come across many comical characters and incredible situations. Based upon Homer's 'Odyssey'.

Legion (2010)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, action, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

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.

Noah (2014)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.




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