Movies about the gods

Movies about the gods
List of the best movies about all the gods, including Olympus and Egypt, selected by our visitors: Wrath of the Titans, Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days, The Shack, The Brand New Testament, The Monkey King 2, The Ritual, Blair Witch, Metamorphoses, Tracy Morgan: Staying Alive, Noah.

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Wrath of the Titans (2012)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
CharactersGods, Demons, Heroes, Immortals
PlotAdventure, Mythology, Fate, Rivalry
PlaceFantastic worlds, Greece, Sparta
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious, For men

A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus-the demigod son of Zeus-is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages between the gods and the Titans. Dangerously weakened by humanity's lack of devotion, the gods are losing control of the imprisoned Titans and their ferocious leader, Kronos, father of the long-ruling brothers Zeus, Hades and Poseidon.

Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersGods, Angels
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Supernatural, Life after death
PlaceCourt, Parallel worlds, Korea
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think

Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days follows the journey of 3 Afterlife Guardians and Su-hong as they journey through their 49th trial in order to gain their reincarnations and how the Guardians slowly recover their forgotten memories through Household God in the living world.

The Shack (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada, Hong Kong
CharactersGods, Serial killers, FBI
PlotDancing, Travel, Abduction, Friendship, Mystery
StylePhilosophical, Psychedelic, Sad ones, Disturbing

After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.

The Brand New Testament (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryBelgium, France, Luxembourg
CharactersSnipers, Gods, Family, Fathers
PlotDancing, Martial Arts, The escape, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Office
StyleTo cry, Philosophical, Makes me think

God lives in Brussels. On earth though, God is a coward, with pathetical morals and being odious with his family. His daughter, Ea, is bored at home and can't stand being locked up in a small apartment in ordinary Brussels, until the day she decides to revolt against her dad...

The Monkey King 2 (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryChina, Hong Kong
CharactersWitch, Gods, Dragons, Demons, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Friendship, Buddhism
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Taking place 500 years after the Havoc in Heaven, the Tang Priest is appointed by Buddha to go to the West to fetch the sacred scriptures, only to accidentally free the Monkey King. With Lady White (Gong Li) aiming to break up the team assembled to defeat her, the Monkey King must fight in order to save his world!

The Ritual (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
CharactersWitch, Gods, Monsters, Friends
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Supernatural, Witchcraft, Fear
PlaceForest, Sweden
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense

A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking them.

Blair Witch (2016)
Markimdb: 5
CharactersWitch, Gods, Sisters
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Death, Supernatural, Hostage
PlaceForest, USA
TimeDark ones, Night
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Tense, Disturbing

Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.

Metamorphoses (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, drama
CharactersGods, Monsters, Lions, Hunters, Blind
PlotLove, Travel, Curses
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Makes me think, Serious

A girl is approached by a strange boy outside her high school. He asks her to follow him to hear stories where gods fall in love with human beings.

Tracy Morgan: Staying Alive (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
CharactersGods, Comedians

In his first special since his serious car accident, Tracy Morgan cracks jokes about life in a coma, his second marriage and his family's dark side.

Noah (2014)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CharactersGods, Angels, Giants
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure
PlaceJungle, Nature, Forest, Deserts
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious

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

Once Upon a Time (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama
CharactersGods, Immortals

Bai Qian, a goddess and monarch from the Heavenly Realms, is sent to the mortal world to undergo a trial to become a High Goddess. There, she meets Ye Hua, with whom she falls in love and marries. When an old enemy reappears in her life, everything she holds dear is threatened.

The Heretics (2017)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CharactersLesbians, Gods, Demons
PlotAbduction, Passion, Obsession, Missing people
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Tense, Depressive

A young girl is abducted by a man, who claims that a cult is hunting her. His goal is to protect her until sunrise but while restrained, the young girl falls deathly ill. While her friends and family search for her, the source of her illness becomes more and more apparent. She’s not sick…she’s changing.

Army of One (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, biography
CharactersGods, Heroes
PlotOn real events
PlaceUSA, Casino

Gary Faulkner is an ex-con, unemployed handyman, and modern day Don Quixote who receives a vision from God telling him to capture Osama Bin Laden. Armed with only a single sword purchased from a home-shopping network, Gary travels to Pakistan to complete his mission. While on his quest, Gary encounters old friends back home in Colorado, the new friends he makes in Pakistan, the enemies he makes at the CIA - and even God and Osama themselves.

Her Smell (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, Greece
CharactersWitch, Gods, Indians, Musicians, Lawyers
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, Mental disorders, Curses
StyleFascinating, Heavy

A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success.

The Monkey King (2014)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryChina, Hong Kong
CharactersGods, Demons, Monkeys, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Superpowers, Supernatural
PlaceChina, Asia
StyleExciting, By books, Epic, For men

Sun Wukong, (The Monkey King) is a monkey born from a heavenly stone who acquires supernatural powers. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain for 500 years, he later accompanies the monk Xuanzang on a journey to India. Thus, according to legend, Buddhism is brought to ancient China. This much beloved story, is as much a part of Asian culture as The Iliad and The Odyssey or The Wizard of Oz are to the West. This first installment in a trilogy of live action 3-D movies is actually a prequel to The Journey To The West, the much told story of the Monkey King's adventures on the road to India.

The Pyramid (2014)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Morocco
CharactersGods, Monsters, Archaeologists
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Mythology, Excavations
PlaceEgypt, Deserts, Pyramid, Tomb
StyleAtmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

A team of U.S. archaeologists unearths an ancient pyramid buried deep beneath the Egyptian desert. As they search the pyramid's depths, they become hopelessly lost in its dark and endless catacombs. Searching for a way out, they become desperate to seek daylight again. They come to realize they aren't just trapped, they are being hunted.

Mahabharat (2013)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genredrama, military, history
CharactersKings, Gods, Immortals, Twins, Archers
PlotGambling, Revenge, Fight, Friendship, Weapon

Mahabharat is a 2013 drama TV series on Star Plus based on Indian legendary epic of the same name. It has been produced by Swastik Pictures and features actors such as Saurabh Raj Jain as Lord Krishna, Shaheer Sheikh as Arjuna, Pooja Sharma as Draupadi, Aham Sharma as Karna and Arav Chowdhary as Bhishma Pitamah. The producers had creative associations with writer Salim Khan, author Devdutt Pattanaik, designer Bhanu Athaiya, music directors Ajay-Atul and Ismail Darbar, action director Ram Shetty and set designer Omang Kumar. The casting of the show is done by Sahil Ansari, Mahesh Chandra Bhatt, Arun Mitra. It started broadcasting on 16 September 2013.

Thor (2011)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CharactersSuperhero, Kings, Gods, Giants, Heroes
PlotLove, Adventure, Superpowers, Relationship, Mythology
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.

Samson (2018)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, drama
CountrySouth Africa, USA
CharactersSuperhero, Gods, Thieves, Lions, Tough guys
PlotDeath, Religious, Chase, Seduction
StyleTo cry, Makes me think

After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with Supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and his God.

Rang Rasiya (2014)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CharactersKings, Gods, Artists, Artists
PlotLove, Art
Time19th century

A look a the life of 19th century Indian painter Raja Ravi Varma.