Mythological Movies

​19 Mythological Movies That Will Open The Doors To A World Of Fairy Tale

With filled with motion scenes, fairytale-ish characters and monsters, fascinating individuals from their very first minute and on the similar time educating the viewers by giving details about mythologies… Here we’ve gathered some historic Greek, Scandinavian and Egyptian mythological films!

Word: The films under are listed accordingly to their IMDb points. We kindly apologize for the films we’d have unnoticed or films that you simply assume ought to have been in the record.

19- Clash of the Titans (2010) | Historic Greek Mythology | IMDb: 5,8

Lust for eternal energy escalates the struggle between individuals, battle kings and gods. On the opposite aspect, the struggle between gods is highly effective enough to convey the top of the world. Perseus who was born as a god however raised as a person is left helpless to struggle towards the vengeful god of the underworld, Hades, for the safety of his household. Perseus who has nothing left to steer a dangerous mission towards Hades who can take Zeus’ powers for himself and may make life on Earth dwelling hell. The only means he can struggle the demons and horrible monsters is to simply accept his powers as a god and write his personal destiny.

18- Wrath of the Titans (2012) | Historic Greek Mythology | IMDb: 5,8

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It’s been 10 years since Zeus’ semi-god son Perseus has courageously defeated the monster Kraken. He now lives a cheerful life as a fisherman together with his 10-year previous son, Helius. However the warfare between gods and titans begins again. Titans and their cruel chief Kronos (father of Zeus, Poseidon and Hades) escape their imprisonment because of the humanity’s reducing loyalty in the direction of the gods. Kronos captures Zeus and starts to threaten humanity. And the mission to save lots of the humanity is left to Perseus once more…

17- Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010) | Historic Greek Mythology | IMDb: 5,9

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The film tells the onerous life of a boy named Percy whose father is a mythological Greek god Poseidon and mother is a human. Within the first film of the collection Percy has to seek out the stolen thunder of Zeus and prove everyone that he is not a thief. He has to face his father whom he hasn’t seen for years and retrieve a treasure that is even stronger than the gods.

16- Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013) | Historic Greek Mythology | IMDb: 5,9

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The adventures of Percy Jackson, the son of the god of the ocean –Poseidon, continues. Percy who discovers his powers and goes for an extended dangerous path together with his associates to save lots of his mom that doesn’t exactly make him really feel like a hero; he thinks it was all due to the help of luck. He and his buddies should go to what individuals call the Bermuda Triangle, AKA sea of monsters, where he and his associates should struggle in these harmful waters. On this adventure which is filled with Titan attacks and mystical creatures, Percy Jackson has to stop an awakening demon and the motion begins…

15- Immortals (2011) | Historic Greek Mythology | IMDb: 6,1

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The ruthless, bloodthirsty King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) and murderous Heraklion army ravages every nook of Greece, in seek for the long misplaced Epirus’ bow. The king, upon seizing the invincible bow, plans to beat the gods of the Olympus and declare himself as the only ruler of the world.

The stonemason Theseus (Henry Cavill) wows vengeance after dropping his mother in Hyperion’s invasion. Phaedra (Freida Pinto) realizes that she is the only one that can forestall his personal doom. With the assistance of Phaedra, Theseus begins to collect his companions. Now it’s time to struggle for the way forward for humanity.

14- Hercules (2014) | Historic Greek Mythology | IMDb: 6,1

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1400 years in the past a tortured soul got here to the earth that was neither a man nor a god. Hercules was the powerful son of Zeus, the god king. In return, he lived in pain throughout his life. After dropping his family and his 12 missions, this darkish drained soul turned his back to the gods and seemed for peace in bloody wars.

13- The Mummy Returns (2001) | Historic Egyptian Mythology | IMDb: 6,Three

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It’s been 10 years since Rick O’Connell and Evelyn had a terrifying encounter with the mother of an Egyptian priest, Imhotep. Now married couple, Rick and Evelyn, has a 9-year previous mischievous son named Alex; and there is a new journey starting for this household. Some unknown powers try to deliver back Imhotep’s mummy to life in a museum in England. Then again, Imhotep’s worst enemy, one other warlike mummy, is waking up after hundreds years of sleep. It gained’t be straightforward in any respect for O’Connell household to stay out of hassle.

12- Beowulf (2007) | Anglo-Saxon Mythology | IMDb: 6,Three

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Beowulf is a strong and fearless warrior. He is the only one who can beat Grendel who is killing individuals and terrorising them with chaos. But, is killing Grendel sufficient to finish this nightmare? Grendel’s mom who needs to take revenge might be much more harmful than Grendel himself. The movie’s forged consists of some profitable names corresponding to Robert Zemeckis who directed many unforgettable Oscar-winning films, Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins, Robin Wright Penn and John Malkovich.

11- 300: Rise of an Empire (2014) | Historic Greek Mythology | IMDb: 6,Three

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Adopted from Frank Miller’s last comic Xerxes and visualized like the breathtaking fashion of the movie “300”, action takes us to a brand new place, to the sea. Greek common Themistokles, in a means that may change the course of the warfare, goals to direct his army to unite the whole Greece.

In “300: Rise of an Empire” Themistokles battles the mortal god Xexes and Persian army whose head is the vindictive common Artemisia.

10- Ulysses (1954)| Historic Greek Mythology | IMDb: 6,7

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A crafty trick made with the Computer virus brings out the collapse and end of the town. Goddesses are indignant with Odysseus. Odysseus and his companions are condemned to wander the world’s seas. Upon arriving to his homeland, Ithaca, Odysseus battles with one-eyed Cyclops and goes towards the sorceress Circe’s magical spells. He disguises himself as a beggar to enter the palace. Penelope has organized an archery competition, whoever can shoot by way of 12 axe heads may have her love.

9- Ondine (2009)| Scottish/Irish Mythology | IMDb: 6,8

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It’s a lyrical and trendy fairytale. Syracuse (Colin Farrell) is an Irish fisherman. In the future his life modifications when a mysterious lovely lady (Alicja Bachleda) gets caught in his nets. His little daughter (Alison Barry) believes that she is a magical being.  Syracuse is hopelessly in love with this lady. Identical to in every different fairy story, happiness and darkness goes aspect by aspect in this story.

Eight- Stargate (1994)| Historic Egyptian Mythology | IMDb: 7,zero

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In 1940s, a “star gate” present in Giza is stored hidden in a cave underground and is being studied on how it works until Egyptian historical past professional Daniel Jackson joins the staff…

When Jackson prompts the gate, a connection between our world and a distant galaxy is shaped. A group of troopers underneath the command of colonel Jack O’Neil and Daniel Jackson goes by way of the gate to find what is on the other aspect. Dealing with with a world they never expected to see, the staff’s process is to shut the door by no means be opened from the other aspect and the only one that is aware of how to do this is colonel.

Colonel and his staff are pushed into an irreversible battle after Ra, ruler of the world, realized the gate to the Earth is working once more.

7- The Mummy (1999) | Historic Egyptian Mythology | IMDb: 7,zero

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Hundreds of years ago in Egypt, head priest Imhotep and pharaoh’s favourite Anck Su Namun had a secret love affair. But the punishment can be terrible when the lovers have been caught. Lovely lady committed a suicide and the top priest was condemned to be buried alive in Hom-Dai, the City of the Lifeless, Hamunaptra. When horrible punishment was being executed, the priest sweared to return. In 1923, American adventurer Rick, was guiding the British brothers who needed to seek out Hamunaptra. Unreliable Jonathan whose dream was concerning the treasures, Evelyn’s curiosity was purely scientific. However the trio would evoke a horrible curse with out understanding.

6- Thor (2011) | Scandinavian Mythology | IMDb: 7,zero

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Directed by Kenneth Branagh and portrayed by Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston and Stellan Skarsgard, Thor collection’ first film came to the theatres in 29th April 2011 by UIP. In the story, there is a highly effective but boastful Almighty Thor together with his thoughtless angle starting an historic struggle again. Thor is banished to Earth and is pressured to stay amongst people. When his most wicked villain uses his darkest powers to invade our world, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero.

5- Thor: The Darkish World (2013) | Scandinavian Mythology | IMDb: 7,1

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Marvel’s Thor: The Darkish World continues with the Avenger Thor’s adventure to save lots of the Earth and the Nine Realms from the darkish enemies whom have existed even earlier than the universe. After the Avengers, Thor continues saving the world. But an historic race led by Malekith is making an attempt to tug the universe in the direction of the darkness. Thor goes to his most harmful personal journey to battle an enemy even Odin or Asgard couldn’t face with. In this journey, he will reunite with Jane Foster and sacrifice every little thing to save lots of the humanity.

4- Troy (2004) | Historic Greek Mythology | IMDb: 7,2

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The warfare that lasted for 10 years which puts an end to a civilization starts because of a love affair between Trojan Prince Paris and Spartan Queen Helen. It was an unacceptable transfer when Paris kidnapped Helen, spouse of the king Menelaus. It’s thought-about as if this false move executed to Menelaus was also accomplished to Agamemnon because of the consideration of the family. Highly effective Agamemnon the Mycenaean King soon sufficient gathers the forces of Greece to save lots of his brother’s fame by bringing back Helen from Troy.

Three- Jason and the Argonauts | Historic Greek Mythology | IMDb: 7,Four

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Jason needs to reclaim his father’s crown from the king who killed his father a few years ago. The solely solution to do is to seek out, on the other aspect of the world, the legendary Golden Fleece which many people before him tried to seek out but failed. Jason and a gaggle of troopers, every one expert greatest in their own method, including the good warrior Hercules, go on a troublesome journey in hope to retrieve the Golden Fleece. Spouse of the gods, Zeus’ spouse Hera will help this small group of soldiers on the best way.

2- 300 (2006) | Historic Greek Mythology | IMDb: 7,8

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Adopted from Frank Miller’s graphic novel “300”, the movie is about Thermopylae struggle which befell in 480 B.C. The conflict that takes place between the Persian military and Spartan King’s army supplies all of Greece to stand towards the Persians. Spartan King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) and 300 Spartans underneath his command, battle to the demise with the huge army of Xerxes.  Nevertheless, it will assist the establishment of the primary democracy on the planet.

1 El Laberinto Del Fauno (Pan’s Labyrinth) (2006) | Roman/Greek/Egyptian Mythology | IMDb: Eight,3

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Director of Hellboy, Satan’s Backbone and Blade 2, Guillermo Del Toro’s extremely anticipated film, Pan’s Labyrinth competed for Golden Palm in Cannes Film Pageant in 2006. Pan’s Labyrinth is a implausible story that takes place in post-WW2. 10-year previous Ofelia discovers a mysterious labyrinth in the backyard of her new home. Pan, a creature, who lives inside the labyrinth will change her life eternally.

Animation Bonus: Hercules (1997) | Historic Greek Mythology | IMDb: 7,2

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Some of the fun and progressive Disney animated films, Hercules will certainly steal your heart! Hercules, who has a superhuman energy, sets to work to prove himself as a hero to his mighty father Zeus. But he and his pals, Pegasus and Phil, are deceived by Hades who is making an attempt to grab the mountain of Olympus. Now, Hercules has to select between his true love Meg and legendary power.