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1. Hercules (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure

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47 Metascore

Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord.

Writers: Ryan Condal, Evan Spiliotopoulos, Steve Moore | Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, John Hurt, Ian McShane, Joseph Fiennes

2. 300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.3
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48 Metascore

Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.

Writers: Zack Snyder, Kurt Johnstad, Frank Miller | Director: Noam Murro | Stars: Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, Hans Matheson

3. Troy (2004)

R | 163 min | Adventure

7.2
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56 Metascore

An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.

Writers: Homer, David Benioff | Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Julian Glover

4. 300 (2006)

R | 117 min | Action, Fantasy, War

7.8
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51 Metascore

King Leonidas and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C.

Writers: Zack Snyder, Kurt Johnstad, Michael Gordon, Frank Miller, Lynn Varley | Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West

5. The Legend of Hercules (2014)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.2
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22 Metascore

The origin story of the the mythical Greek hero. Betrayed by his stepfather, the King, and exiled and sold into slavery because of a forbidden love, Hercules must use his formidable powers to fight his way back to his rightful kingdom.

Writers: Sean Hood, Daniel Giat, Renny Harlin, Giulio Steve | Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Kellan Lutz, Gaia Weiss, Scott Adkins, Roxanne McKee

6. Clash of the Titans (2010)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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39 Metascore

Perseus, mortal son of Zeus, battles the minions of the underworld to stop them from conquering heaven and earth.

Writers: Travis Beacham, Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi, Beverley Cross | Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Flemyng

7. Hercules (1997)

G | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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The son of the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it.

Writers: Ron Clements, John Musker, Don McEnery, Bob Shaw, Irene Mecchi, Kaan Kalyon, Kelly Wightman, Randy Cartwright, John Ramirez, Jeff Snow, Vance Gerry, Kirk Hanson, Francis Glebas, Mark Kennedy, Bruce Morris, Don Dougherty, Thom Enriquez | Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, James Woods, Josh Keaton

8. Alexander (2004)

R | 175 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

5.5
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39 Metascore

Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest military leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world.

Writers: Oliver Stone, Christopher Kyle, Laeta Kalogridis | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Colin Farrell, Anthony Hopkins, Rosario Dawson, Angelina Jolie

9. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.9
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44 Metascore

Two seemingly dumb teens struggle to prepare a historical presentation with the help of a time machine.

Writers: Chris Matheson, Ed Solomon | Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Terry Camilleri

10. Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995–1999)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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Hercules, aided by his best friend Iolaus, goes on many adventures helping people and slaying mythical monsters using his half-god strength.

Creator: Christian Williams | Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Michael Hurst, Kevin Smith, Robert Trebor

11. Clash of the Titans (1981)

PG | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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A film adaption of the myth of Perseus and his quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda.

Writer: Beverley Cross | Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Harry Hamlin, Claire Bloom, Maggie Smith

12. Meet the Spartans (2008)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

2.7
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9 Metascore

The heroic Spartan king Leonidas, armed with nothing but leather underwear and a cape, leads a ragtag bunch of 13 Spartan misfit warriors to defend their homeland against thousands of ... See full summary »

Writers: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer | Directors: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer | Stars: Sean Maguire, Kevin Sorbo, Carmen Electra, Ken Davitian

13. Time Bandits (1981)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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A young boy accidentally joins a band of dwarves as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal.

Writers: Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, John Cleese, Katherine Helmond

14. The Odyssey (1997– )

PG-13 | 176 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Drama

6.9
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This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--... See full summary »

Stars: Armand Assante, Greta Scacchi, Isabella Rossellini, Bernadette Peters

15. Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

Approved | 104 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece.

Writers: Jan Read, Beverley Cross | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Gary Raymond, Laurence Naismith

16. Helen of Troy (2003 TV Movie)

175 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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The abduction of beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, by Paris of Troy triggers a long war.

Writer: Ronni Kern | Director: John Kent Harrison | Stars: Sienna Guillory, Matthew Marsden, Rufus Sewell, John Rhys-Davies

17. Alexander the Great (1956)

Approved | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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An epic film that follows the life of Alexander the Great, the macedonian king that united all ancient greek tribes and led them against the vast Persian Empire. Alexander conquered most of... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Rossen | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Danielle Darrieux

18. Hercules (1983)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Fantasy

3.6
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The story of the Greek mythological figure, updated in this 80's version.

Writer: Luigi Cozzi | Director: Luigi Cozzi | Stars: Lou Ferrigno, Sybil Danning, Brad Harris, Ingrid Anderson

19. The 300 Spartans (1962)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.7
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A small army of Greeks spearheaded by 300 Spartans do battle with the whole invading Persian army.

Writers: George St. George, Ugo Liberatore, Remigio Del Grosso, Giovanni d'Eramo, Gian Paolo Callegari | Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Richard Egan, Ralph Richardson, Diane Baker, Barry Coe

20. Equus (1977)

R | 137 min | Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A psychiatrist attempts to uncover a troubled stable boy's disturbing obsession with horses.

Writer: Peter Shaffer | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely, Joan Plowright

21. Jason and the Argonauts (2000 TV Movie)

180 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.9
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One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient ... See full summary »

Writers: Matthew Faulk, Mark Skeet | Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Jason London, Frank Langella, Natasha Henstridge, Derek Jacobi

22. God of War III (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Armed with his deadly double-chained blades, Kratos will take on mythology's darkest creatures to destroy Olympus and the mighty Zeus himself.

Writers: Stig Asmussen, Marianne Krawczyk, Ariel Lawrence, William Weissbaum | Director: Stig Asmussen | Stars: George Ball, Adrienne Barbeau, Susanne Blakeslee, Clancy Brown

23. Empires of the Deep

Sci-Fi | Announced

Set in a mythical world, the story of an unlikely love story between a young human and a mermaid.

Writers: Randall Frakes, Jiang Hongyu | Directors: Michael French, Jonathan Lawrence, Scott Miller | Stars: Olga Kurylenko, Steve Polites, Maxx Maulion, Pierre Bourdaud

24. Young Alexander the Great (2010)

Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.3
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The coming of age of young Alexander, future world conqueror, from his boyhood in Greece to his assumption of Regent of the Land, after proving his worth to his father, the demanding King Phillip.

Writers: Dan Renton Skinner, Daniel Skinner | Director: Jalal Merhi | Stars: Sam Heughan, Lauren Cohan, Christopher Cazenove, David Curtiz

25. Are All Men Pedophiles? (2013)

70 min | Documentary

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What is the difference between us and pedophiles?

Writer: Jan-Willem Breure | Director: Jan-Willem Breure | Stars: Jan-Willem Breure, Dick Swaab, Corine de Ruiter, Savannah van Zweeden

26. The Colossus of Rhodes (1961)

127 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.9
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While on holiday in Rhodes, Athenian war hero Darios becomes involved in two different plots to overthrow the tyrannical king, one from Rhodian patriots and the other from sinister Phoenician agents.

Writers: Ennio De Concini, Sergio Leone, Cesare Seccia, Luciano Martino, Ageo Savioli, Luciano Chitarrini, Carlo Gualtieri | Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Lea Massari, Georges Marchal, Conrado San Martín

27. Ulysses (1954)

Not Rated | 94 min | Adventure

6.7
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A movie adaptation of Homer's second epic, that talks about Ulysses' efforts to return to his home after the end of ten years of war.

Writers: Franco Brusati, Mario Camerini, Ennio De Concini, Hugh Gray, Ben Hecht, Ivo Perilli, Irwin Shaw, Homer | Director: Mario Camerini | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Silvana Mangano, Anthony Quinn, Rossana Podestà

28. Ulysses 31 (1981– )

25 min | Adventure, Animation, Family

8.2
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Cartoon series. It is the 31st Century and Ulysses is a famous explorer and pilot in space but he desires to go home to Earth to his wife. He takes his son Telemachus and Telemachus's new ... See full summary »

Stars: Matt Birman, Jacques Ebner, Claude Giraud, Séverine Morisot

29. Hercules (I) (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 240 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

5.8
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A chronicle of the life of the Greek hero who after killing his three sons must perform five labors to repent.

Writer: Charles Edward Pogue | Director: Roger Young | Stars: Paul Telfer, Elizabeth Perkins, Leelee Sobieski, Leeanna Walsman

30. Water Drops on Burning Rocks (2000)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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73 Metascore

In the 70s Germany, a 50 year old businessman falls in love with a 20 year old boy.

Writers: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, François Ozon | Director: François Ozon | Stars: Bernard Giraudeau, Malik Zidi, Ludivine Sagnier, Anna Levine

31. Oedipus Rex (1967)

104 min | Drama

7.5
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In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is ... See full summary »

Writer: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Silvana Mangano, Franco Citti, Alida Valli, Carmelo Bene

32. Oedipus the King (1968)

97 min | Drama

6.7
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This classic (Greek) tale tells how a noble youth accidentally marries his own mother, kills his own father (deliberately) and ends up paying a terrible price for invoking the wrath of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Luke, Paul Roche, Philip Saville, Sophocles | Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Lilli Palmer, Richard Johnson, Orson Welles

33. Iphigenia (1977)

127 min | Drama

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To appease offended gods before going to war, a commander must sacrifice his favorite daughter to them but does so under the pretext of marrying her off.

Writers: Euripides, Mihalis Kakogiannis | Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis | Stars: Irene Papas, Kostas Kazakos, Kostas Karras, Tatiana Papamoschou

34. Medea (1969)

110 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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To win the kingdom his uncle took from his father, Jason must steal the golden fleece from the land of barbarians, where Medea is royalty and a powerful sorceress, where human sacrifice ... See full summary »

Writer: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Maria Callas, Massimo Girotti, Laurent Terzieff, Giuseppe Gentile

35. The Three Stooges Meet Hercules (1962)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.3
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Three goofy druggists travel back to Ancient Greece on a milquetoast inventor's time machine.

Writers: Elwood Ullman, Norman Maurer | Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Joe DeRita, Vicki Trickett

36. Electra (I) (1962)

110 min | Drama

7.6
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Living in exile after the death of their father, the grown children of a murdered and usurped king converge to exact eye-for-an-eye revenge.

Writers: Euripides, Mihalis Kakogiannis | Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis | Stars: Irene Papas, Giannis Fertis, Aleka Katselli, Theano Ioannidou

37. Naughty! (1971)

83 min | Drama

4.7
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A look at sex and pornography through down the ages. From the liberal ancient Greeks, to the hypocritical Victorians, and on to modern times.

Writers: Suzanne Mercer, Stanley A. Long | Director: Stanley A. Long | Stars: Chris Lethbridge-Baker, Lee Donald, Brenda Peters, Nina Francis

38. Angyali üdvözlet (1984)

100 min | Drama

7.2
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Angyali üdvözlet, aka "The Annunciation", is a surreal account of the history of humanity as portrayed entirely by children between the ages of 8 and 12... See full synopsis »

Writers: András Jeles, Imre Madách | Director: András Jeles | Stars: Péter Bocsor, Júlia Mérö, Eszter Gyalog, György Belme

39. Atlantis, the Lost Continent (1961)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.5
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A Greek Fisherman brings an Atlantean Princess back to her homeland which is the mythical city of Atlantis. He is enslaved for his trouble. The King is being manipulated by an evil sorcerer... See full summary »

Writers: Gerald Hargreaves, Daniel Mainwaring | Director: George Pal | Stars: Sal Ponti, Joyce Taylor, John Dall, William Smith

40. His Majesty Minor (2007)

101 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.2
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Described as a mythical comedy set on an island in the Aegean Sea before the founding of Ancient Greece.

Writers: Jean-Jacques Annaud, Gérard Brach, Sandro Agenor | Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: José Garcia, Vincent Cassel, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Mélanie Bernier

41. Odissea (1968 TV Mini-Series)

GP | 109 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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Odysseus' journey told in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. After fighting in the Trojan War, Odysseus spends years trying to return home to Itaka.

Stars: Bekim Fehmiu, Leonard Steckel, Irene Papas, Renaud Verley

42. Antigone (1961)

93 min | Drama

7.2
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Antigone defies her uncle's decree that her traitorous brother should go unburied and therefore find no rest in the afterlife; however, her actions have tragic consequences.

Writers: Yorgos Javellas, Sophocles | Director: Yorgos Javellas | Stars: Irene Papas, Manos Katrakis, Maro Kodou, Nikos Kazis

43. Helen of Troy (1956)

Approved | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.2
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The Iliad's story of the Trojan war, told from the Trojan viewpoint.

Writers: John Twist, Hugh Gray, N. Richard Nash | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Stanley Baker, Rossana Podestà, Brigitte Bardot, Jacques Sernas

44. Donald in Mathmagic Land (1959)

Approved | 27 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.9
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Disney's animated short explains through this wonderful adventure of Donald's in how mathematics can be useful in real life. Through this journey Donald shows us how mathematics are not ... See full summary »

Writers: Milt Banta, Bill Berg, Heinz Haber | Directors: Les Clark, Joshua Meador, Wolfgang Reitherman, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Paul Frees, Clarence Nash

45. The Trojan Horse (1961)

105 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.2
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A retelling of the events leading to the use of the Trojan Horse, to bring down the great city of Troy.

Writers: Giorgio Ferroni, Ugo Liberatore, Giorgio Stegani, Federico Zardi | Director: Giorgio Ferroni | Stars: Steve Reeves, Juliette Mayniel, John Drew Barrymore, Edy Vessel

46. The Giant of Marathon (1959)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.0
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A Greek soldier leads the fight against an invading Persian army.

Writers: Alberto Barsanti, Raffaello Pacini, Ennio De Concini, Augusto Frassinetti, Bruno Vailati | Directors: Jacques Tourneur, Mario Bava | Stars: Steve Reeves, Mylène Demongeot, Sergio Fantoni, Alberto Lupo

47. Evil - In the Time of Heroes (2009)

88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

5.7
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Evil 2 picks up right where the original left off and explains where the "evil" came from originally. Melitis, Marina, Jenny, and Vakirtzis are still on the run from the endless horde of ... See full summary »

Writers: Claudio Bolivar, Christos Houliaras, Themis Katz, Petros Nousias, Yorgos Noussias | Director: Yorgos Noussias | Stars: Andreas Kontopoulos, Argiris Thanasoulas, Meletis Georgiadis, Pepi Moschovakou

48. The Spartans (2004 TV Mini-Series)

175 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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A history of the ancient Spartans, featuring historian Bettany Hughes as presenter and narrator.

Star: Bettany Hughes

49. The Browning Version (1951)

Passed | 90 min | Drama

8.1
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Forced to retire from an English public school. a disliked professor must confront his utter failures as a teacher, a husband, and a man.

Writer: Terence Rattigan | Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Jean Kent, Nigel Patrick, Wilfrid Hyde-White

50. The Avenger (1962)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, War

5.3
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Aeneas leads escapees from the Trojan war to new land in Italy, and must deal with new threats to his people.

Writers: Publius Vergilius Maro, Albert Band, Ugo Liberatore, Luigi Mangini, Arrigo Montanari, Nino Stresa | Director: Giorgio Venturini | Stars: Steve Reeves, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Carla Marlier, Mario Ferrari