Most Popular "Based On Legend" Titles
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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.
Votes: 145,684 | Gross: $165.50M
6. 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.
7. Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In Denmark, during the 6th century, Danish king Hrothgar and his warriors kill a troll whose son, Grendel, vows revenge.
Votes: 15,903 | Gross: $0.07M
9. The Mists of Avalon (2001 TV Mini-Series)
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. 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 »
12. Shooting Clerks (2016)
105 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama | Post-production
14. 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.
15. Beyond Sherwood Forest (2009 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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 »
16. 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.
Votes: 6,810 | Gross: $0.02M
18. Die Nibelungen: 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 »
19. Son of Robin Hood (1958)
Approved | 81 min | Adventure
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 »
20. '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 »
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. Die Nibelungen: 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 »
24. 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!
25. 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 »
27. William Tell (1987– )
26 min | Adventure
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 »
28. 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 »
29. Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960)
Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, History
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.
31. Iljimae (2008– )
60 min | Action, History, Romance
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.
33. 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.
34. Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha (1989)
168 min | Action, Drama, History
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.
35. 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.
38. 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 »
39. The Emperor and the Golem (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 »
40. Damon and Pythias (1962)
99 min | Adventure
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 »
41. 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.
47. Yamato Takeru (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 »
49. 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 »
50. Ten Brothers (1995)
100 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
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.