Most Popular "Origin Story" Titles
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PG | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Two Jedi Knights escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to reclaim their old glory.
2. Casino Royale (2006)
PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Armed with a licence to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007 and must defeat a weapons dealer in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, but things are not what they seem.
3. Monsters University (2013)
G | 104 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.
4. My Girl 2 (1994)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Vada Sultenfuss has a holiday coming up, and an assignment: to do an essay on someone she admires and has never met. She decides she wants to do an assignment on her mother, but quickly ... See full summary »
5. The Muppet Movie (1979)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Kermit and his new found friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit.
6. The Specials (2000)
R | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
The sixth or seventh best superhero team in the world pursue their rightful place in the harshly competitive world of toy tie-ins and fighting evil.
7. The Secret Life of Ian Fleming (1990 TV Movie)
Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Biography, War
The Secret Life of Ian Fleming follows the exciting life of a dashing young Ian Fleming, the mastermind behind the highly successful James Bond books and movies. As a womanizer and a ... See full summary »
9. Witchblade (2000 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 94 min | Action, Fantasy, Mystery
Witchblade is the story of New York detective, Sara Pezzini, whose search for justice leads her to an arcane weapon that grants her the power to battle Earth's darkest evil forces.
10. Kermit's Swamp Years (2002 Video)
G | 82 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.
11. Prototype (2009)
Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Growing up in the shadow of Sin City Alex Mackendrick lives a pretty ordinary life devoid of excitement. Alex has never had the power to stand up for himself. Since the death of his mother,... See full summary »
12. Ian Fleming: Bondmaker (2005 TV Movie)
60 min | Drama
A look at the life of Ian Fleming from when he was in Naval Intelligence as a Commander until his death in 1964. This docudrama gives an insight into what Fleming was really like and how he wrote the Bond novels.
13. Ich war neunzehn (1968)
115 min | Biography, Drama, History
April 1945: Gregor Hecker, 19 years of age, reaches the outskirts of Berlin as part of the Red Army's scouting team. Having fled Germany with his family when he was eight, he is confronted ... See full summary »
14. Persuasion (I) (2014)
30 min | Short, Drama, Family | Completed
When his adopted son displays a mysterious ability, Mark Seever begins a secret investigation to uncover the truth of his son's past.
15. Captain Future
Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced
Curtis Newton is raised by intelligent machines in a secret moon base. When the prodigy is discovered by other humans he has to survive his first Space Adventure in order to become the legendary "Captain Future."
17. Dizzy & Daffy (1934)
18 min | Short, Comedy, Sport
A half-blind minor league pitcher meets, and nicknames, Dizzy and Daffy Dean, who go on to play for the St. Louis Cardinals.
18. Frost-E (2013)
14 min | Short, Action, Adventure
When a secret government project called FROST-E breaks loose, they turn to the only man who can help: Major Paul Jansen. Set in the 1940s, this story documents what some believe to be the origins of Frosty the Snowman.
21. The Generator (2007 Video)
14 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi
A coming of age story about a boy who discovers he has the ability to generate energy, a power he inherited through his mother's death at childbirth.
Kim Possible (2002–2007)
Go Team Go
TV-G | Animation, Action, Adventure
A trip to Go City lands Kim and Ron in the middle of a fight between the villainous Aviarius and the metropolis's champion superheroes: Hego, Mego, Wego and... no, it couldn't be!
The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures (1966–1999)
Growing Up in the Universe: The Genesis of Purpose
Maid Marian and Her Merry Men (1989–1994)
How the Band Got Together
Adventure, Comedy, Family
Marian arrives in medieval Worksop and tries to sell her pet tadpole Edwina to vain tailor Robin of Kensington who has just finished making the Royal Underpants for King John. Rastafarian ... See full summary »
TV-14 | 120 min | Action, Drama
Fueled by a desire to reunite with his wife Dana and son Trip, former police officer Vince Faraday becomes "The Cape" -- his son's favorite comic book superhero -- and takes the law into ... See full summary »
Dexter's Laboratory (1996–2003)
Spacecase/The Justice Friends: Ratman/Dexter's Debt
TV-G | Animation, Comedy, Drama
In "Space Case", Dexter hands off Dee Dee to invading aliens, only to become so overcome with guilt that he decides to save her. In "Ratman", the Justice Friends discover that a vigilante ... See full summary »
Visionaries: Knights of the Magical Light (1987)
The Age of Magic Begins
Animation, Action, Adventure
When planet Prysmos' three suns shift, they cancel out the power of all electronic and battery-powered devices, forcing the inhabitants to restart their society as archaic. A mysterious old... See full summary »
Rainbow Brite (1984– )
The Beginning of Rainbowland: Part 1
TV-G | Animation, Family
The origin story of Rainbow Brite begins! A little girl named Wisp is transported to a dark, colorless world. Her quest is to find the light and the color of this dark world and set it free... See full summary »
Rainbow Brite (1984– )
The Beginning of Rainbowland: Part 2
TV-G | Animation, Family
The second part of the origin story of Rainbow Brite. Starting in the cave where they found the Color Belt, Rainbow Brite, Twink, Starlite and the baby continue on Rainbow Brite's quest to ... See full summary »
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010– )
The Cutie Mark Chronicles
TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family
The Cutie Mark Crusaders ask Applejack, Fluttershy, Rarity, Twilight, Pinkie, and Rainbow Dash how they got their cutie marks.
Challenge of the SuperFriends (1978– )
The History of Doom/The Rise and Fall of the Super Friends
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Family
Three aliens arrive on Earth after it has been destroyed and learn the origins of the SuperFriends and the Legion of Doom.