Most Popular "Folklore" Titles
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2. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
R | 81 min | Horror
Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.
Votes: 188,007 | Gross: $140.53M
6. Princess Mononoke (1997)
PG-13 | 134 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.
Votes: 222,936 | Gross: $2.30M
7. 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: 172,884 | Gross: $120.62M
8. The Brothers Grimm (2005)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Will and Jake Grimm are traveling con-artists who encounter a genuine fairy-tale curse which requires true courage instead of their usual bogus exorcisms.
Votes: 98,782 | Gross: $37.90M
9. Candyman (1992)
R | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Votes: 50,981 | Gross: $25.79M
11. Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
R | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.
Votes: 52,369 | Gross: $10.93M
12. Tropical Malady (2004)
Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A romance between a soldier and a country boy, wrapped around a Thai folk-tale involving a shaman with shape-shifting abilities.
13. The Seventh Sign (1988)
R | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
In Haiti, the sea and the life-form die; in the Middle East, a town is frozen. These are signs of the Apocalypse and the Vatican is investigating, but Father Lucci advises that these omens ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,512 | Gross: $18.88M
15. The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
Unrated | 91 min | Comedy, Horror
A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.
18. The Company of Wolves (1984)
R | 95 min | Horror, Fantasy
A teenage girl in a country manor falls asleep while reading a magazine and she has a disturbing dream involving wolves which appears to take place in the woods visible from her bedroom window.
19. Viy (2014)
127 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
An 18th century English cartographer, Jonathan Green, sets out on a journey to map the uncharted lands of Transylvania, only to discover the dark secrets and dangerous creatures hidden in a cursed, fantastical Ukrainian forest.
20. A Summer's Tale (1996)
G | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,212 | Gross: $0.20M
21. To the Forest of Firefly Lights (2011)
45 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Hotaru is rescued by a spirit when she gets lost in a forest as a child. The two become friends, despite the spirit revealing that he will disappear if he is ever touched by a human.
22. Noroi: The Curse (2005)
115 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba."
23. Boy on a Dolphin (1957)
111 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Phaedra is a poor sponge diver on the lovely Greek isle of Hydra. While diving, she discovers an ancient brass and gold statue of a boy riding a dolphin, which is said to have the magical ... See full summary »
25. Thale (2012)
76 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Estranged friends Leo (a crime-scene cleaner) and hired-hand Elvis are cleaning up a particularly messy casualty deep in the Norwegian woods. When Leo accidentally finds a secret passage ... See full summary »
27. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)
Not Rated | 77 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Inspired by fairy-tales such as Alice in Wonderland and Little Red-Riding Hood, "Valerie and her Week of Wonders" is a surreal tale in which love, fear, sex and religion merge into one fantastic world.
28. Subspecies (1991)
R | 90 min | Fantasy, Horror
The evil vampire villain Radu returns to his hometown Prejnar, after spending years in exile. He steals the precious blood stone which is said to be bleeding from all saints, from his ... See full summary »
29. Into the West (1992)
PG | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Grandpa Ward gives a horse he found to his grandchildren, who keep it in their tower-block flat in Dublin. The horse is stolen from them, and the two young boys set out to find it and flee on it.
Votes: 2,182 | Gross: $4.79M
30. Wither (2012)
Not Rated | 95 min | Horror, Thriller
Ida and Albin are a happy couple. They set off to a cabin in the vast Swedish woodlands to have a fun holiday with their friends. But under the floorboards waits an evil from Sweden's dark past.
31. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988 TV Movie)
Unrated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
When latest heir to the Baskerville estate seems to be threatened by a family curse, only the master detective, Sherlock Holmes, can find out the truth.
32. A Dog's Will (2000)
104 min | Adventure, Comedy
The lively João Grilo and the sly Chicó are poor guys living in the hinterland who cheat a bunch of people in a small Northeast Brazil town. But when they die, they have to be judged by ... See full summary »
33. Dark Mountain (2013)
82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In March of 2011, three filmmakers disappeared in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona while documenting their search for the Lost Dutchman mine. Their bodies were never found... but their camera was.
34. Stranger in Our House (1978 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 100 min | Horror, Thriller
A teenage girl's life is turned upside down after her cousin moves into her house, and as time goes by, she begins to suspect that she may be a practitioner of witchcraft.
35. The Last Sin Eater (2007)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama
In seeking her own redemption from the man of whom she is most afraid, ten-year-old Cadi Forbes discovers a secret sin haunting her community of Welsh immigrants in 1850s Appalachia.
Votes: 1,578 | Gross: $0.38M
38. Poison for the Fairies (1984)
90 min | Fantasy, Horror
A 10 year old girl convinces a lonely classmate that she is a witch, forcing the child to become her assistant. Though their games are initially rather naive, they gradually take a nasty and violent turn.
39. Don Quixote (1992)
116 min | Drama
The story of a Spanish gentlemen gone mad and his dim-witted squire sancho panza, who set forth on a journey to right wrongs and accomplish good deeds in the name of chivalry.
40. Arthur the King (1985 TV Movie)
180 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden ... See full summary »
41. Making Plans for Lena (2009)
Unrated | 105 min | Drama
Ever since she broke up with Nigel, Lena soldiers on through life as best she can with her two kids. She valiantly overcomes the obstacles put in her way. But she has yet to confront the ... See full summary »
42. Violeta Went to Heaven (2011)
Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A portrait of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra filled with her musical work, her memories, her loves and her hopes.
Votes: 1,544 | Gross: $0.02M
43. Eyes of Fire (1983)
R | 90 min | Horror
A preacher is accused of adultery and he and his followers are chased out of town and become stranded in an isolated forest which is haunted by the spirits of long dead Native Americans.
44. The Monkey King (2001– )
Unrated | 150 min | Adventure, Fantasy
American journalist Nick Orton is caught up in the world of Chinese gods and monsters while on a search for the long lost manuscript to 'Hsi Yu Chi' (The Journey to the West) by Wu Ch'eng ... See full summary »
45. No One Knows About Persian Cats (2009)
106 min | Drama, Music
Iranian musicians Negar and Ashkan look for band members to play at a London concert - and the visas that allow them to leave Tehran to do so.
Votes: 5,823 | Gross: $0.08M
50. The Vampire Bat (1933)
TV-PG | 65 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
When the villagers of Klineschloss start dying of blood loss, the town fathers suspect a resurgence of vampirism. While police inspector Karl remains skeptical, scientist Dr. von Niemann ... See full summary »