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1. Krampus (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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49 Metascore

A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a Christmas demon to his family home.

Director: Michael Dougherty | Stars: Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Allison Tolman

Votes: 30,527 | Gross: $42.59M

2. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw.

Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Christian Slater

Votes: 145,684 | Gross: $165.50M

3. 47 Ronin (2013)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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28 Metascore

A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.

Director: Carl Rinsch | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ko Shibasaki, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 117,427 | Gross: $38.30M

4. Robin Hood (1973)

G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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The story of the legendary outlaw is portrayed with the characters as humanoid animals.

Director: Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 84,871

5. Robin Hood (2006–2009)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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After 5 years of fighting in the crusades, Robin returns to England and leads a band of outlaws to outwit the Sheriff of Nottingham.

Stars: Jonas Armstrong, Gordon Kennedy, Sam Troughton, Joe Armstrong

Votes: 13,326

6. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

8.0
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97 Metascore

When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.

Directors: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains

Votes: 38,904

7. Beowulf & Grendel (2005)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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53 Metascore

In Denmark, during the 6th century, Danish king Hrothgar and his warriors kill a troll whose son, Grendel, vows revenge.

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson | Stars: Hringur Ingvarsson, Spencer Wilding, Stellan Skarsgård, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson

Votes: 15,903 | Gross: $0.07M

8. Robin and Marian (1976)

PG | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Shaw, Richard Harris

Votes: 8,959

9. The Mists of Avalon (2001 TV Mini-Series)

Unrated | 183 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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Based on the bestseller by Marion Zimmer Bradley It tells the story of the women behind King Arthur; including his mother, Igraine; his half-sister, Morgaine; his aunt Viviane, the Lady of ... See full summary »

Stars: Anjelica Huston, Julianna Margulies, Joan Allen, Samantha Mathis

Votes: 7,281

10. Beowulf (1999)

R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.0
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A sci-fi update of the famous 6th Century poem. In a beseiged land, Beowulf must battle against the hideous creature Grendel and his vengeance seeking mother.

Director: Graham Baker | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Rhona Mitra, Oliver Cotton, Götz Otto

Votes: 9,734

11. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)

Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.9
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A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Greene, Victor Woolf, Archie Duncan, Alexander Gauge

Votes: 495

12. Shooting Clerks (2016)

105 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama | Post-production

The true story of how convenience store clerk Kevin Smith made his grainy $27,000 film Clerks (1994) with maxed-out credit cards and the people who aided him in his indie crusade.

Director: Christopher Downie | Stars: Kevin Smith, Brian O'Halloran, Marilyn Ghigliotti, James Rolfe

13. Mulan: Rise of a Warrior (2009)

114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.8
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The epic story of the Chinese girl-warrior, Mulan, who fights to defend her father.

Directors: Jingle Ma, Wei Dong | Stars: Wei Zhao, Jiao Xu, Kun Chen, Rongguang Yu

Votes: 4,064

14. The Countess (2009)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.

Director: Julie Delpy | Stars: Julie Delpy, Daniel Brühl, William Hurt, Anamaria Marinca

Votes: 6,304

15. Beyond Sherwood Forest (2009 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.6
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England 1174: King Richard is away fighting the Crusade, his brother Prince John has been left in charge. In order to further international diplomatic relations with Austria, the beautiful ... See full summary »

Director: Peter DeLuise | Stars: Robin Dunne, Erica Durance, Julian Sands, Katharine Isabelle

Votes: 1,105

16. The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Fantasy

5.9
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41 Metascore

A master monk tries to protect a naive young physician from a thousand-year-old snake demon. A contest of psychic powers results in mayhem.

Director: Siu-Tung Ching | Stars: Jet Li, Shengyi Huang, Raymond Lam, Charlene Choi

Votes: 6,810 | Gross: $0.02M

17. The Bandit of Sherwood Forest (1945)

Passed | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.8
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The adventures of Robert of Nottingham, the son of Robin Hood.

Directors: Henry Levin, George Sherman | Stars: Anita Louise, Jill Esmond, Edgar Buchanan, Cornel Wilde

Votes: 327

18. Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924)

Unrated | 100 min | Fantasy, Drama, Adventure

8.1
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Siegfried, son of King Sigmund, hears of the beautiful sister of Gunter, King of Worms, Kriemhild. On his way to Worms, he kills a dragon and finds a treasure, the Hort. He helps Gunther to... See full summary »

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Paul Richter, Margarete Schön, Theodor Loos, Gertrud Arnold

Votes: 3,780

19. Son of Robin Hood (1958)

Approved | 81 min | Adventure

4.8
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Robin Hood's dead and an English nobleman wants to rule England. So, it's up to his surviving merrymen to save England. However, they need a leader and learn that Robin had a son and is ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: David Hedison, June Laverick, David Farrar, Marius Goring

Votes: 94

20. 'Doc' (1971)

R | 96 min | Western

6.1
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One night of 1881, Doc Holliday, a famous poker gambler, enters the 'No Name Saloon'. There, he challenges a man to poker, betting his horse against his opponent's wife. Doc wins and from ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Stacy Keach, Faye Dunaway, Harris Yulin, Michael Witney

Votes: 839

21. Pathfinder (1987)

86 min | Adventure, Action, Drama

7.4
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Around the year 1000 AD warlike people, the so-called "tjuder", roam in northern Scandinavia. As they brutally kill a family in a remote area, including the parents and their little ... See full summary »

Director: Nils Gaup | Stars: Mikkel Gaup, Ingvald Guttorm, Nils Utsi, Henrik H. Buljo

Votes: 3,965

22. Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge (1924)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, Adventure, Fantasy

7.9
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After Siegfried's dead, Kriemhild marries Etzel, the King of the Huns. She gives birth to a child, and invites her brothers for a party. She tries to persuade Etzel and the other Huns, that... See full summary »

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Margarete Schön, Gertrud Arnold, Theodor Loos, Hans Carl Mueller

Votes: 2,826

23. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)

122 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.1
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A seductive woman falls in love with a mysterious ship's captain.

Director: Albert Lewin | Stars: James Mason, Ava Gardner, Nigel Patrick, Sheila Sim

Votes: 2,122

24. Last Hero in China (1993)

111 min | Action, Comedy, History

6.8
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Jet Li stars in this comic spectacle as a Chinese "Robin Hood" who stumbles upon a kidnapping scheme after unwittingly opening a martial arts school next to a brothel!

Directors: Jing Wong, Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Jet Li, Sharla Cheung, Dicky Cheung, Pak-Cheung Chan

Votes: 2,493

25. The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952)

Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.9
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Young Robin Hood, in love with Maid Marian, enters an archery contest with his father at the King's palace. On the way home his father is murdered by hench men of Prince John. Robin takes ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Richard Todd, Joan Rice, Peter Finch, James Hayter

Votes: 772

26. Colours of Passion (2008)

Not Rated | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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A look into the life of 19th century Indian painter Raja Ravi Varma.

Director: Ketan Mehta | Stars: Randeep Hooda, Nandana Sen, Paresh Rawal, Ashish Vidyarthi

Votes: 1,331

27. William Tell (1987– )

26 min | Adventure

7.5
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In this period action series, Wilhelm ('William', several names are anglicized) Tell isn't just a father whose masterly archery saves his boy (Matthew)'s life but more of a Swiss Robin Hood... See full summary »

Stars: Will Lyman, Jeremy Clyde, Nick Brimble, David Barry Gray

Votes: 280

28. Robin Hood: Ghosts of Sherwood 3D (2012)

R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

1.8
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While battling the Nottingham Sheriff, Robin Hood and his band of merry men are slain. Distraught over these horrific turn of events Marian and Little John attempt to resurrect Robin and ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Krekel | Stars: Martin Thon, Ramona Kuen, Kane Hodder, Kai Borchardt

Votes: 429

29. Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.4
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While King Richard is away at the Crusades, some Nottingham nobles and their Sheriff plot to confiscate estates of fallen Crusaders but Robin Hood and Maid Marian foil their plan.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Richard Greene, Peter Cushing, Niall MacGinnis, Richard Pasco

Votes: 801

30. Mughal-E-Azam (1960)

197 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.4
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Inspired by true events, a 16th century prince falls in love with a court dancer and battles with his emperor father.

Director: K. Asif | Stars: Prithviraj Kapoor, Madhubala, Dilip Kumar, Durga Khote

Votes: 4,287 | Gross: $0.16M

31. Iljimae (2008– )

60 min | Action, History, Romance

8.5
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Set during the Joseon Dynasty, Ryung acted as a hooligan in the marketplace by day but at night he was a thief who robbed corrupted government officials to give to the poor.

Stars: Joon-Gi Lee, Chang-wan Kim, Seong-ryeong Kim, Hyun-sung Kim

Votes: 312

32. Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood (2014– )

11 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

6.8
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A teenage Robin of Locksley and his outlaw friends fight back against the tyrannical plots of a young Prince John.

Stars: Marc Thompson, Eli James, Billy Bob Thompson, David Nelson

Votes: 20

33. Green Snake (1993)

99 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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Two snake spirits become human and learn about love and suffering. A monk discovers his own weaknesses and finds that morality is not as simple as he had thought.

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Maggie Cheung, Joey Wang, Wenzhuo Zhao, Hsing-Kuo Wu

Votes: 1,807

34. Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha (1989)

168 min | Action, Drama, History

8.4
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The film is based on a legend about the Chekavar warriors.An alternative version of epic battle between two legendary Chekavar's through villain's perspective.

Director: T. Hariharan | Stars: Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, Balan K. Nair, Madhavi

Votes: 1,186

35. Resurrection Mary (2007)

91 min | Romance, Thriller

4.7
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A young man meets a girl who might be a ghost, but matters turn serious when his friends start dying under mysterious circumstances.

Director: Sean Michael Beyer | Stars: Kevin G. Schmidt, Pamela Noble, Sally Kirkland, Kristin Herrera

Votes: 252

36. Tristan and Isolde (1981)

84 min | Adventure, Romance

6.6
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Director: Veith von Fürstenberg | Stars: Christoph Waltz, Antonia Preser, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson

Votes: 67

37. Swedish Fly Girls (1971)

R | 100 min | Drama

6.2
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A gorgeous Danish stewardess flirts brashly with her male passengers then beds them one after another in her Copenhagen home.

Director: Jack O'Connell | Stars: Birte Tove, Baard Owe, Clinton Greyn, Daniel Gélin

Votes: 78

38. The Crying Woman (1933)

73 min | Horror, Mystery

6.9
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In modern day Mexico, a man on the street is supernaturally killed after hearing the eerie sound of a wailing woman. We then arrive at the manor of an upper class family, who are ... See full summary »

Director: Ramón Peón | Stars: Ramón Pereda, Virginia Zurí, Carlos Orellana, Adriana Lamar

Votes: 62

39. The Emperor and the Golem (1952)

110 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.2
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Rudolph II, the Holy Roman Emperor, does not have a simple life. And yet he manages to complicate it even more with his frequent outbursts of anger. While he searches for a mythical Golem, ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Fric | Stars: Jan Werich, Marie Vásová, Natasa Gollová, Bohus Záhorský

Votes: 810

40. Damon and Pythias (1962)

99 min | Adventure

4.9
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Pythias, a liberal Athenian who believes all men are brothers, is condemned to death by Dionysus, the tyrant of Syracuse, who finds this view dangerous. However, Dionysus allows Pythias to ... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Guy Williams, Don Burnett, Ilaria Occhini, Liana Orfei

Votes: 120

41. Emo Kev (2013)

Short, Biography, Comedy

6.4
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Before 'Clerks' there was only Emo Kev. A neurotic and paranoid Kevin Smith travels aimlessly around his home town of Highlands, recording his every thought with a tape recorder.

Director: Christopher Downie | Stars: Lewis Brameld, Julia Carstairs, Mark Frost

Votes: 14

42. Love Eternal (1943)

107 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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This is a retelling of Tristan and Isolde, set in 1940s France. The script was written by Jean Cocteau.

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Madeleine Sologne, Jean Marais, Jean Murat, Junie Astor

Votes: 396

43. The Golem (1936)

83 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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The Golem, a giant creature created out of clay by a rabbi, comes to life in a time of trouble to protect the Jews of Prague from persecution.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Harry Baur, Roger Karl, Charles Dorat, Roger Duchesne

Votes: 133

44. Crayola Kids Adventures: The Trojan Horse (1997 Video)

Adventure, Comedy, History

5.2
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This is a more kid-friendly version of the Illiad

Director: Michael Kruzan | Stars: Adam Wylie, Cody Anders, Georgie Cranford, Cara DeLizia

Votes: 58

45. Wolfshead: The Legend of Robin Hood (1969)

56 min | Adventure

7.4
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Director: John Hough | Stars: David Warbeck, Kathleen Byron, Dan Meaden, Ciaran Madden

Votes: 60

46. Panda and the Magic Serpent (1958)

79 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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The adventures of a cute little panda, a dragon god and an evil serpent.

Director: Taiji Yabushita | Stars: Hisaya Morishige, Mariko Miyagi, Virginia Blackman, Lisa Lu

Votes: 211

47. Yamato Takeru (1994)

105 min | Adventure, Fantasy

6.4
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After killing his brother, Prince Yamato is banished from his father's kingdom until he can bring his dangerous powers under control. On his journey, he meets and joins with the magical ... See full summary »

Director: Takao Okawara | Stars: Masahiro Takashima, Yasuko Sawaguchi, Hiroshi Fujioka, Hiroshi Abe

Votes: 145

48. Urduja (2008)

100 min | Action, Comedy, Musical

7.1
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Director: Reggie Entienza | Stars: Regine Velasquez, Cesar Montano, Eddie Garcia, Johnny Delgado

Votes: 36

49. Sennen no koi - Hikaru Genji monogatari (2001)

143 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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Based on the ancient Japanese Tale of Genji. This film is set in 900AD and tells the story of a famous female writer of the time, Murasaki Shikibu. Her story begins from the death of her ... See full summary »

Director: Tonkô Horikawa | Stars: Sayuri Yoshinaga, Yûki Amami, Tôru Kazama, Morio Kazama

Votes: 105

50. Ten Brothers (1995)

100 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.9
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A couple inherit a small farm where they find ten magic pearls that contain the spirits of fairies. When their farm is invaded, they swallow five pearls each and give birth to the fairies reborn as children with supernatural powers.

Director: Lik-Chi Lee | Stars: Kenny Bee, Sharla Cheung, Ashton Chen, Shao-Wen Hao

Votes: 145