Most Popular "Based On Poem" Titles
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1. Mulan (1998)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.
Votes: 199,779 | Gross: $120.62M
2. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
Votes: 246,979 | Gross: $45.51M
3. Beowulf (2007)
PG-13 | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing Denmark, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.
Votes: 149,869 | Gross: $82.16M
4. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake must find and train Merlin's descendant to defeat dark sorceress Morgana la Fée.
Votes: 136,043 | Gross: $63.15M
6. The Odyssey (1997– )
PG-13 | 176 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
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 »
7. Mulan II (2004 Video)
G | 79 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
While preparing for their wedding, Shang and Mulan are suddenly sent off on a secret mission. Mushu starts to meddle, and a surprise attack by Mongolians doesn't help either.
8. The Man from Snowy River (1982)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
In 1880s Australia, after young Jim Craig's father dies, Jim takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch, where he is forced to become a man.
Votes: 6,692 | Gross: $20.66M
9. Jabberwocky (1977)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A young peasant, with no interest in adventure or fortune, is mistaken as the kingdom's only hope when a horrible monster threatens the countryside.
10. Pumpkinhead (1988)
R | 86 min | Fantasy, Horror
After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers.
Votes: 16,145 | Gross: $4.39M
11. 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: 16,410 | Gross: $0.07M
12. 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.
13. The Color of Time (II) (2012)
R | 73 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A poetic road trip through Pulitzer prize-winning CK Williams' life.
Directors: Edna Luise Biesold, Sarah-Violet Bliss, Gabrielle Demeestere, Alexis Gambis, Brooke Goldfinch, Shripriya Mahesh, Pamela Romanowsky, Bruce Thierry Cheung, Tine Thomasen, Virginia Urreiztieta, Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo | Stars: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Jessica Chastain, Zach Braff
16. Hell in the Pacific (1968)
G | 103 min | Adventure, War
During World War II, an American pilot and a marooned Japanese navy captain are deserted on a small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. There, they must cease their hostility and cooperate if they want to survive, but will they?
17. Gunga Din (1939)
Approved | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, War
In 19th century India, three British soldiers and a native waterbearer must stop a secret mass revival of the murderous Thuggee cult before it can rampage across the land.
18. The Wild Party (1975)
R | 95 min | Drama, Comedy
An aging silent movie comic star tries for a comeback by staging a wild party that turns into a sexual free-for-all. The comic ends up killing his mistress and her latest boyfriend.
19. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)
Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
A major countermands orders and attacks to avenge a previous massacre of men, women, and children.
21. Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990 TV Movie)
96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
There's a crisis in Rhymeland! All the Rhymies (the characters from Nursery Rhymes) are disappearing! Gordon Goose, son of Mother Goose, and Little Bo Peep set off to find them.
23. Sappho (2008)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance
Sappho, a newly wed American wife, with her husband on the Greek island Lesbos, goes through the pain of unrequited love to a young woman, very much like the namesake poet in ancient times.
24. Ulysses (1967)
Not Rated | 123 min | Drama
Dublin; June 16, 1904. Stephen Dedalus, who fancies himself as a poet, embarks on a day of wandering about the city during which he finds friendship and a father figure in Leopold Bloom, a ... See full summary »
27. Dante's Inferno (1911)
68 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Loosely adapted from Dante's Divine Comedy and inspired by the illustrations of Gustav Doré the original silent film has been restored and has a new score by Tangerine Dream.
28. The Set-Up (1949)
Approved | 73 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Sport
Because aging boxer Bill Thompson always lost his past fights, his corrupt manager, without telling Thompson, takes bribes from a betting gangster, to ensure Thompson's pre-arranged dive-loss in the next match.
29. Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006 TV Movie)
R | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror
Residents of a small backwoods community summons the murdeeous demon of vengeance himself for revenge against a local mortician who wronged there deceased love ones, while a town physician seeks to kill those involved in it's summoning.
30. The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)
Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance, War
London based American nurse, Susan, Lady Ashwood, is at the hospital awaiting the imminent arrival of injured soldiers. She is hoping that her enlisted son, Sir John Ashwood, who resembles ... See full summary »
31. Polednice (2016)
90 min | Drama, Horror
A story of Eliska and her daughter, starting a new life in a remote house with the 'father away on business', as the mother claims. After the lie is disclosed, their relationship begins to ... See full summary »
32. Muna Madan (2003)
133 min | Drama
An epic tragedy, based on Nepal's most famous epic poem. Madan, a lower-class worker, is forced by poverty and mounting debts to go to Lhasa, Tibet, leaving behind his lonely mother and ... See full summary »
33. Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud (2007 TV Movie)
R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror
When true love between two young lovers are threatens by their families violent feud, there only chance at peace leads them to summoning the monstrous pumpkin head, who brings even bigger horrors.
34. The Day the Earth Froze (1959)
Not Rated | 67 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Based on Finnish mythology, this movie traces the exploits of Lemminkainen as he woos the fair Annikki and battles the evil witch Louhi. Louhi kidnaps Annikki to compel her father to build ... See full summary »
36. The Man from Snowy River: Arena Spectacular (2003 TV Movie)
101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Jim Ryan and Kate Conroy love each other, but John Conroy stands in the way of their happiness until Jim Ryan recaptures a prized colt.
39. Terje Vigen (1917)
48 min | Drama, War
Terje Vigen, a sailor, suffers the loss of his family through the cruelty of another man. Years later, when his enemy's family finds itself dependent on Terje's beneficence, Terje must ... See full summary »
40. Máj (2008)
80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The time-tested poem, more than a century old, transposed into a stirring story of undying love and passion. The story takes place in an unspecified, distant past, but the young heroes are more or less contemporary characters.
41. The Business of Fancydancing (2002)
103 min | Drama, Music
Seymour Polatkin is a successful, gay Native American poet from Spokane who confronts his past when he returns to his childhood home on the reservation to attend the funeral of a dear ... See full summary »
Votes: 476 | Gross: $0.17M
42. Kytice (2000)
81 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Seven seemingly unconnected fairy tales - glued together only by folklore, mood, color and light - make up this Czech collection of visual poetry. The original piece of literature, written ... See full summary »
44. Dante's Inferno (1924)
Passed | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
The tactics of a vicious slumlord and greedy businessman finally drive a distraught man to commit suicide. The businessman is tried for murder and executed, and is afterward taken by demons... See full summary »
Votes: 73 | Gross: $0.26M
45. Krizácek (2017)
87 min | Drama, History
Knight Borek is searching for his missing son. Enthralled by the stories of children's crusades, little Jan has run away from home. Borek's crusade is a journey into his own subconscious, where he is forced to confront his greatest fear.
47. Mummys Island (2006)
115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Sudsakorn is a curious young man, raised in the ancient traditions of magic by his mystical grandfather. He never knew his farther. His mother, a beautiful mermaid is pained by his sadness ... See full summary »
50. Johnny Corncob (1973)
74 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
A traditional Hungarian poetic fairytale that describes the epic adventures of a young shepherd through love, war, magic and death.