Most Popular "Based On Poem" Titles
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1. Beowulf (2007)
PG-13 | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing towns, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.
2. 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.
Writers: Robert D. San Souci, Rita Hsiao, Chris Sanders, Philip LaZebnik, Raymond Singer, Eugenia Bostwick-Singer, Dean DeBlois, John Sanford, Tim Hodge, Burny Mattinson, Barry Johnson, Ed Gombert, Chris Williams, Julius Aguimatang, Lorna Cook, Thom Enriquez, Joe Grant, Floyd Norman, Linda Woolverton, Jodi Ann Johnson, Alan Ormsby, David Reynolds, Don Dougherty, Jorgen Klubien, Denis Rich, Joe Ekers, Theodore Newton, Larry Scholl, Daan Jippes, Frank Nissen, Jeff Snow | Directors: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook | Stars: Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Lea Salonga
3. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
PG-13 | 106 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
4. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake must find and train Merlin's descendant to defeat dark sorceress Morgana le Fey.
5. The Iron Giant (1999)
PG | 86 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A boy makes friends with an innocent alien giant robot that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy.
6. Pumpkinhead (1988)
R | 86 min | Horror
A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
7. 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. The Color of Time (II) (2012)
73 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A poetic road trip through Pulitzer prize-winning CK Williams' life.
Writers: Edna Luise Biesold, Sarah-Violet Bliss, Gabrielle Demeestere, Alexis Gambis, Shruti Ganguly, Brooke Goldfinch, Shripriya Mahesh, Pamela Romanowsky, Bruce Thierry Cheung, Tine Thomasen, Virginia Urreiztieta, Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo | 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
9. The Odyssey (1997– )
PG-13 | 176 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Drama
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 »
10. Mulan II (2004 Video)
G | 79 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
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.
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 Man from Snowy River (1982)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Jim Craig has lived his first 18 years in the mountains of Australia on his father's farm. The death of his father forces him to go to the low lands to earn enough money to get the farm ... See full summary »
14. 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.
16. The Raven (1963)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.
17. Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1993 Video)
R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
Thrill-seeking teenagers resurrect a demon from his grave and a bloody rampage for revenge begins.
18. Gunga Din (1939)
Approved | 117 min | Adventure, 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.
19. Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006 TV Movie)
R | 91 min | Horror
A small backwoods community has discovered that the local mortician has been cutting corners by dumping the bodies of their loved ones in a nearby swamp as opposed to cremating them as ... See full summary »
21. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)
TV-G | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
A major countermands orders and attacks to revenge a previous massacre of men, women and children.
22. Love & Savagery (2009)
95 min | Drama, Romance
In 1969, a visiting geologist from Newfoundland arouses scandal in a small Irish village when he romances a local girl who's destined for the convent.
23. The Set-Up (1949)
Approved | 73 min | Film-Noir, Sport
Over-the-hill boxer Bill 'Stoker' Thompson insists he can still win, though his sexy wife Julie pleads with him to quit. But his manager Tiny is so confident he will lose, he takes money ... See full summary »
24. 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.
25. Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud (2007 TV Movie)
R | 95 min | Horror
In a Virginia forest village, true love between Ricky McCoy and Jodie Hatfield is sabotaged by their families' long-standing bitter feud. Despite sheriff Dallas Pope's grim warning, ... See full summary »
27. Hell in the Pacific (1968)
G | 103 min | Drama, 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?
28. 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.
29. Whisperin' Bill (1933)
Approved | 10 min | Drama, Short
A candidate for Congress visits Mr. Bowman at his farm to ask for his vote. In reply, Mr. Bowman recites the title poem. It tells the story of his son, Bill, who answered his country's call... See full summary »
30. The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)
Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance, War
London based American nurse, Lady Susan Ashwood, is at the hospital awaiting the imminent arrival of injured soldiers. She is hoping that her enlisted son, Sir John Ashwood II, who ... See full summary »
31. The Haunted Palace (1963)
Passed | 87 min | Horror
Charles Dexter Ward arrives at a small village to visit the house he inherited from his ancestor who died there 100 years ago.
32. Dante's Inferno (I) (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.
36. The Day the Earth Froze (1959)
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 »
37. Ulysses (1967)
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 »
39. The Business of Fancydancing (2002)
103 min | Drama, Music
Seymour Polatkin is a successful, gay Indian poet from Spokane who confronts his past when he returns to his childhood home on the reservation to attend the funeral of a dear friend.
40. A Man There Was (1917)
48 min | Drama
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 »
42. Wild Flowers (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 »
43. 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 »
45. Die Nibelungen, Teil 2 - Kriemhilds Rache (1967)
110 min | Adventure
Now Brunhild knows by which treason she was won for king Gunther of Burgund by Siegfried of Xanthen, and has been revenged by his foul murder by Hagen, more bloody revenge is inevitable. ... See full summary »
46. La hora bruja (1985)
105 min | Drama
Writers: Jaime de Armiñán, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra, Rubén Darío, Federico Oliver, Rosalía de Castro, Ramón de Diego, Francisco de Quevedo | Director: Jaime de Armiñán | Stars: Francisco Rabal, Concha Velasco, Victoria Abril, Sancho Gracia
47. La belle dame sans merci (2005)
15 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Based on the John Keats poem of the same name, this adaptation tells the story of a knight who encounters a mysterious lady and falls in love with her, but becomes paralyzed when her true form horrifies him.
48. The Face on the Barroom Floor (1914)
14 min | Short, Comedy
The plot is a satire derived from Hugh Antoine D'Arcy's poem of the same title. The painter courts Madeleine but loses to the wealthy client who sits for his portrait. The despairing artist... See full summary »
49. The Raven (2007 TV Movie)
R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery
Roderick throws a masquerade ball inside a creepy mansion with a dark past. An infamous mass-murder happened there fifty years ago to the night, but that's part of the fun for the posh ... See full summary »