Most Popular "Based On Legend" Titles
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1. 47 Ronin (2013)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.
2. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
3. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
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.
4. Robin Hood (2006– )
60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama | Active
After 5 years of fighting in the crusades, Robin returns to England and leads a band of outlaws to outwit the Sheriff of Nottingham.
5. Robin Hood (1973)
G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The story of the legendary outlaw is portrayed with the characters as humanoid animals.
Writers: Larry Clemmons, Ken Anderson, Vance Gerry, Frank Thomas, Eric Cleworth, Julius Svendsen, David Michener | Director: Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller, Peter Ustinov
6. Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads... See full summary »
8. Shooting Clerks (2015)
Biography | Filming
The true life story of how convenience store clerk Kevin Smith made his seminal feature film 'Clerks' and the people who aided him in his indie crusade.
9. The Mists of Avalon (2001 TV Movie)
Unrated | 183 min | Drama, Fantasy
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 »
10. Beowulf (1999)
R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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.
11. Robin and Marian (1976)
PG | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time.
12. The Countess (2009)
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History
A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.
13. The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Fantasy
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.
15. Siegfried (1924)
Unrated | 100 min | Fantasy, Drama, Adventure
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 »
16. Robin Hood: Ghosts of Sherwood 3D (2012)
R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
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 »
17. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)
Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family
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 »
18. Mughal-E-Azam (1960)
197 min | Drama, Romance, War
Inspired by true events, a 16th century prince falls in love with a court dancer and battles with his emperor father.
19. 'Doc' (1971)
R | 96 min | Western
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 »
20. Kriemhild's Revenge (1924)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, Adventure, Fantasy
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 »
21. Pathfinder (1987)
86 min | Adventure, Action, Drama
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 »
22. Swedish Fly Girls (1971)
R | 100 min | Drama
A gorgeous Danish stewardess flirts brashly with her male passengers then beds them one after another in her Copenhagen home.
24. Green Snake (1993)
99 min | Drama, Fantasy
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.
25. Gandhi, My Father (2007)
136 min | Biography, Drama, History
The account of troubled relationship between Mahatma Gandhi and his eldest son.
26. Last Hero in China (1993)
111 min | Action, Comedy, History
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!
27. Resurrection Mary (2007)
91 min | Romance, Thriller
A young man meets a girl who might be a ghost, but matters turn serious when his friends start dying under mysterious circumstances.
28. The King's Baker and the Baker's King (1952)
110 min | Comedy, Fantasy
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 »
30. Emo Kev (2013)
Short, Biography, Comedy
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.
32. The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952)
Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Family
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 »
34. Panda and the Magic Serpent (1958)
76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
The adventures of a cute little panda, a dragon god and an evil serpent.
35. Takeru Yamato (1994)
105 min | Adventure, Fantasy
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 »
36. The Golem (1936)
83 min | Fantasy, Horror
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.
39. 13 Score (2014)
75 min | Horror
In 1753 along a lake shore in western Pennsylvania, a group of inhabitants became stark raving lunatics and murdered one another for no apparent reason. 260 years later, it's happening again.
40. The Crying Woman (1933)
73 min | Horror, Mystery
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 »
41. Sennen no koi - Hikaru Genji monogatari (2001)
143 min | Biography, Drama, History
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 »
46. Legend of the Snake Spirits (2001– )
60 min | Drama, Action, Romance
This blockbuster Taiwanese gongfu serial, about love, revenge and hidden motives, is based on the Chinese legend of Madam White Snake and her lover, Xu Xian. Fann stars in four different ... See full summary »
48. Bai she zhuan (1962)
95 min | Music, Drama, Fantasy
Huangmeixi tragic opera in which Bai Suzhen, and her younger sister, Qingqing are centuries old snake spirits who have trained to take on human form for a thousand years. Suzhen takes the ... See full summary »