Best Greek Mythology Movies
Some of the most badass movies out there are those based around Greek mythology! The unrestrained savagery and brutal violence of these legendary warriors are put on display using beautifully choreographed battles and fight sequences! These movies will definitely get your adrenaline pumping. So, we have gathered some of the best Greek mythology movies out there for your viewing pleasure! Keep reading on because we’ve got some good ones ready for you!
This is one hell of a movie with no shortage of action! Some of the battle scenes will have you so pumped up that you’re going to want to go and grab a sword yourself! Seriously, if you haven’t seen this film go ahead and give it a watch!
Troy Movie Description
A glorious gore filed battle ensues between Sparta and Troy when a Trojan prince named Paris (Orlando Bloom) becomes enamored by Spartan King Menelaus’s (Brendan Gleeson) wife Helen (Diane Kruger). When prince Paris takes Helen back to Troy, Agamemnon (the King’s brother), leverages the King’s anger to wage war against Troy. However, Agamemnon has his own agenda as Troy is the last Kingdom keeping him from taking complete control of the Aegean Sea.
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One of the most iconic phrases you’ll hear today came from this movie! “This is Sparta!” That particular scene in the movie is one of the most badass moments in movie history! The whole film will give you a constant rush of adrenaline and if, for some reason, you haven’t seen it, well, you know…
300 Movie Description
It may seem that a group of 300 men stand absolutely no chance against the never-ending waves of enemies from the Persian army ruled by King Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro). However, these 300 men aren’t ordinary men, they are Spartans. Lead by the King of Sparta Leonidas (Gerard Butler), the 300 fight the unwinnable war against the tyrant Xerxes. Though the men know they will die a glorious death, they have a common goal of showing everyone that Cerces is, indeed, not an untouchable god.
Who better to play the absolute beast named Hercules than Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson! He fits the role perfectly and puts on one hell of a show! With this film, you can expect a ton of spectacular battles that you will enjoy to the fullest!
Hercules Movie Description
Hercules (Dwayne Johnson), the son of Zeus isn’t the man everyone once knew. Now, Hercules and his group, which includes Amphiarus (Ian McShane) and Autolycus (Rufus Sewell), only fight for gold and not out of the good of their hearts. However, this all changes when King Cotys (John Hurt) and his daughter ask him for help defending the Kingdom of Thrace against the feared war monger Rhesus. Now, Hercules looks deep into himself for the hero he used to be.
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Another hell of a movie on this list is Immortals! You know it’s going to be crazy when Henry Cavil is in it! If you haven’t seen this one, go ahead and do yourself a favor and watch it!
Immortals Movie Description
A stonemason named Theseus (Henry Cavill), pretty much a nobody now, may be the only person who can stand against the ravaging and bloodthirsty King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke). All Hyperion wants is power and will stop at nothing until he gets what he wants. The feared King is after an invincible weapon – the Bow of Epirus. If he gets his hands on this bow, the King will rid Mount Olympus of the gods and become the one true ruler himself. It is now up to the lowly stonemason to stop him before it’s too late.
5. 300: Rise Of An Empire
Following the story of 300, this movie takes up after the battle of Themistocles! This film has just as many beast ass dudes killing and beating the ever living crap out of each other! If you want some more non-stop action, this is the way to go!
300: Rise Of An Empire Movie Description
Though the battle of Thermopylae ended with 300 Spartans dead, all of Greece heard their mighty roar. Now, another battle between the Persians and the Greeks begins to arise. A Greek general named Themistocles (Sullivan Stapleton) understands that if he wants to defeat Xerxes, he must bring all of Greece together for the fight. However, Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) isn’t the only enemy he has to worry about. Artemisia (Eva Green), the leader of the Persian armada may pose a greater threat than Xerxes himself.
6. Clash Of The Titans
For the final film on this list, we have Clash of the Titans! If you are into giant mythological beasts, then this will be the perfect one for you! Just like the others, this film has non-stop action, and we highly recommend giving it a watch!
Clash Of The Titans Movie Description
One man may be the worlds only hope between a war of the gods. His name, Perseus (Sam Worthington), the son of Zeus (Liam Neeson). Perseus has lost everything to the god of the underworld Hades (Ralph Fiennes). Now, Perseus wants revenge and, with a group of soldiers, hopes to stop Hades and save the world.