Movies Based on Mythology that You Must See

Written by Pooja

Watching mythological films is thoroughly enjoyable. Apart from the different fables and looking at things from a different point of view, these films are visually stunning. The costumes, sets, detailing for things like the ambience, the weapons, the dialects etc play a huge role in making a mythological movie appealing. If a mythological movie is made with a decent storyline and attention to detail, don’t miss it. Here are four prominent films that tell us about mythology and you cannot miss these.

Clash of the Titans

The films is based on Greek mythology, this film is the story of the demigod Perseus, Zeus’ son, fights off the minion, as they intend to take over the heavens and earth. Starring Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes and directed by Louis Leterrier, you must watch this mythological movie.


In the year what is believed to be 480 BC, the Spartan king, King Leonidas, and his brave army of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae. This critically acclaimed film stars Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham and has been directed Zack Snyder.


The King of Thrace and his heiress hire the mercenary demigod Hercules to end a tyrannical warlord. While there have been many versions of this story, including one animated one, the latest one to hit the theatres was in 2014. This version starred  Dwayne Johnson, John Hurt, Ian McShane and this mythological movie was directed by Brett Ratner.


The mythological movie Troy covers the decade-long Trojan War and is based on the literary piece Iliad by Homer. Troy has an envious cast with  Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, and Orlando Bloom assuming important roles, while the film has been directed by Wolfgang Petersen.

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