A Guide to the Best Movies Based on Mythology: Mythology has been an integral part of human culture for centuries.
“300,” directed by Zack Snyder, received critical acclaim upon its release in 2006. At its premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival.
“Clash of the Titans” and “Wrath of the Titans” are fantasy-action films released in 2010 and 2012 respectively.
Wolfgang Peterson’s film adaptation of the epic tale of the Battle of Troy depicted in Homer’s ‘Iliad’ is a visually stunning and action-packed interpretation.
Percy Jackson & the Olympians
Directed by Chris Columbus, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief is based on the book of the same name written by Rick Riordan.
“Beowulf” is a 2007 American motion capture computer-animated epic action fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary.
“The Lord of the Rings”
The Lord of the Rings trilogy is a series of three epic fantasy films directed by Peter Jackson, released between 2001 and 2003.
Henry Cavill, best known for his role as Superman, portrays the Greek character Theseus in the action-adventure film, “Immortals”.
“The Mummy Sequence”
The Mummy series is a collection of horror-adventure films that was released between 1999 and 2008.
This is an animated musical film released in 1997 by Walt Disney Animation Studios. Hercules is loosely based on the Greek myth of Hercules.
“The Princess Mononoke” (1997)
This is a Japanese animated epic fantasy film released in 1997, directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli.