Most Popular "Based On Legend" Titles

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year













































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »






Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. 47 Ronin (2013)

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

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
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: 123,307 | Gross: $38.30M

2. Krampus (I) (2015)

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

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
49 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 42,082 | Gross: $42.59M

3. Robin Hood (1973)

G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

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: 90,362

4. Robin Hood (2006–2009)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

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: 13,782

5. The Mists of Avalon (2001– )

Unrated | 183 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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: 7,520

6. Mulan: Rise of a Warrior (2009)

114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

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

Directors: Jingle Ma, Wei Dong | Stars: Wei Zhao, Jaycee Chan, Rongguang Yu, Kun Chen

Votes: 4,343

7. Beowulf & Grendel (2005)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
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: 16,168 | Gross: $0.07M

8. Robin and Marian (1976)

PG | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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: 9,313

9. Beowulf (1999)

R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

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: 9,969

10. The Countess (2009)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

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: 6,590

11. Shooting Clerks (2016)

105 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

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

Votes: 38

12. The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Fantasy

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
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: 7,093 | Gross: $0.02M

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

Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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: 529

14. 'Doc' (1971)

R | 96 min | Western

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

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: 951

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

Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

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: 836

16. Bigfoot and Wildboy (1977– )

30 min | Adventure

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Children's series about Wildboy, an orphan who was raised in the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest by the legendary Sasquatch. Wildboy and Bigfoot roamed the countryside stomping out ... See full summary »

Stars: Yvonne Regalado, Monika Ramirez, Ray Young, Joseph Butcher

Votes: 74

17. Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

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: 4,028

18. Iljimae (2008– )

60 min | Action, History, Romance

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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, Seong-ryeong Kim, Kil-kang Ahn, Won-jong Lee

Votes: 444

19. Die Nibelungen: Kriemhilds Rache (1924)

Not Rated | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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: 3,027

20. Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha (1989)

168 min | Action, Drama, History

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

The film offers an alternative version of the epic battle between two legendary Chekavars from the villain's perspective.

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

Votes: 1,683

21. Rang Rasiya (2008)

Not Rated | 132 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

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: 1,431

22. Mughal-E-Azam (1960)

Not Rated | 197 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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: 4,708 | Gross: $0.16M

23. Crossbow (1987– )

26 min | Adventure

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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: 298

24. Green Snake (1993)

99 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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: 1,941

25. Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

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: 834

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

11 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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: 29

27. Pathfinder (1987)

86 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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: 4,162

28. Robin Hood: Ghosts of Sherwood (2012)

R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

1.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.7/10 X  

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: 440

29. Last Hero in China (1993)

111 min | Action, Comedy, History

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

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: 2,626

30. Swedish Fly Girls (1971)

R | 100 min | Drama

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

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: 84

31. Tristan and Isolde (1981)

84 min | Adventure, Romance

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Add a Plot

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

Votes: 69

32. Belle Starr (1980 TV Movie)

97 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Belle Star is a bandit with an itch to ride with the outlaw legends, the James gang, the Youngers and the Dalton boys.

Director: John A. Alonzo | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Cliff Potts, Michael Cavanaugh, Gary Combs

Votes: 74

33. Resurrection Mary (2007)

91 min | Romance, Thriller

4.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

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: 258

34. The Golem (1936)

83 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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: 152

35. The Emperor and the Golem (1952)

110 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

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: 884

36. Panda and the Magic Serpent (1958)

79 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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: 229

37. Ten Brothers (2007– )

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Yun Ying Lam, Yat-long Li, Siu Fung Lo, Ching Kwok

Votes: 19

38. Damon and Pythias (1962)

99 min | Adventure

4.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

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: 150

39. Shi xiong di (1995)

100 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

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: 164

40. L'éternel retour (1943)

107 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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: 413

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

Adventure, Comedy, History

5.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

This is a more kid-friendly version of the Illiad

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

Votes: 61

42. Bao qing tian (1993–1994)

Crime, Drama

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Chao-Chun Chin, Hung Hsuan Fan, Kenny Ho, Chien-Yu Lin

Votes: 82

43. Battal Gazi Destani (1971)

97 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Depiction of the life of the legendary Muslim Serdar of Malatya, Battal Gazi.

Director: Atif Yilmaz | Stars: Cüneyt Arkin, Fikret Hakan, Meral Zeren, Reha Yurdakul

Votes: 932

44. Emo Kev (2013)

Short, Biography, Comedy

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

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: 16

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

143 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

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: 107

46. Yamato Takeru (1994)

105 min | Adventure, Fantasy

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

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: 155

47. Piper (1996 Video Game)

Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Kids FMV game set in the Old West and loosely based on the legend of The Pied Piper of Hamelin. Mining town Midas Valley has been infested with rude rats. Solve puzzles to exterminate the rats and deal with the corrupt mayor.

Director: Roland Yamamoto | Stars: Jason David Frank, Ingrid Carlson, Jeff Harry Woolf, Greg Stone

48. La llorona (1933)

73 min | Horror, Mystery

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

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: 69

49. 13 Score (2014)

75 min | Horror

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

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.

Director: D. Max Walters | Stars: Jason Winn 'J.B. Destiny' Bareford, Bill McLaughlin, Seth Gontkovic, Gabe DeRose-Elbaum

50. Old King Cole (1933)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Old King Cole throws party and invites all of the Mother Goose characters. He warns them that they must leave at midnight. Another collection of characters puts on a stage show. The Ten ... See full summary »

Director: David Hand

Votes: 364