The Best Movies About Greek Mythology Films

The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

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List Criteria: Movies about myths and Greek mythology.

For us mere mortals, mythology and the world of the gods has been a fascinating subject for thousands of years. Tragic love stories between a mortal and an immortal forever kept apart, heroic battles between the forces of good and evil, the influence of religious belief in different gods that controlled the ancient Greek cultures – these and other ideas are the basis for many of the best movies about Greek mythology.

The movies featured on this list all discuss Greek mythology in one way or another – whether it’s through a historical approach to how life was affected by the belief in gods who controlled the destiny of mortals, or by taking a purely fictional approach to the battle between good and evil and the love stories that emerged as a result.
 
This list contains the best Greek mythology movies including: Thor, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Elysium, Clash of the Titans, Alexander, Beowulf, Mighty Aphrodite, Hercules in New York, Jason and the Argonauts, and The Trojan Woman.

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    Troy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne

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    300 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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    Clash of the Titans is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Gemma Arterton, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes

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    Jason and the Argonauts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Honor Blackman, Patrick Troughton, Nancy Kovack

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    Immortals is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Mickey Rourke, Freida Pinto, John Hurt

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    Wrath of the Titans is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Rosamund Pike

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    300: Rise of an Empire is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Eva Green, Lena Headey, Rodrigo Santoro

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    Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Alexandra Daddario, Logan Lerman, Jake Abel

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    Alexander is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Colin Farrell

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    The Legend of Hercules is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Kellan Lutz, Roxanne McKee, Scott Adkins

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    Helen of Troy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Brigitte Bardot, Stanley Baker, Harry Andrews

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    O Brother, Where Art Thou? is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    George Clooney, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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    Ulysses is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Fionnula Flanagan, Milo O'Shea, Maurice Roeves

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    Antigone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Irene Papas, Maro Kodou, Manos Katrakis

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    Orpheus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Jean Marais, François Périer, María Casares

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    Mighty Aphrodite is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Woody Allen, Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Giamatti

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    Oedipus the King is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Oedipus the King Orson Welles, Christopher Plummer, Richard Johnson

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    The Trojan Women is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Katharine Hepburn, Vanessa Redgrave, Brian Blessed

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    Night Warning is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Bill Paxton, Julia Duffy, Bo Svenson

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    Oedipus Mayor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Oedipus Mayor Ángela Molina, Francisco Rabal, Jorge Perugorría

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    Samson and the Mighty Challeng... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Samson and the Mighty Challenge

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    Funeral Parade of Roses is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Peter, Masato Harada, Toshiya Fujita

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    Hercules in New York is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Candy, James Karen

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    Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Alice Braga

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    Black Orpheus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Marpessa Dawn, Marcel Camus, Breno Mello

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    Goliath and the Dragon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Broderick Crawford, Renato Terra, Pietro Pastore

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    Voyager is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies About Greek Mythology

    Julie Delpy, Sam Shepard, Deborra-Lee Furness

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