The world of fantasy often takes another turn when mixed with classical mythology. And, the most famous myths of the cinema world come from Greece. It cannot be denied that movies themed on Greek mythology taught us about many gods and goddesses such as Hercules, Poseidon, Ares, Zeus and Theseus. But, what are the best movies based on Greek mythology? Let’s find out!
Clash of the Titans (2010)
The son of Zeus (God of sky and Thunder), Perseus, is caught in a war. The gods are fighting among themselves and Perseus is helpless to save his folks from Hades, the God of Underworld. With nothing to lose anymore, the protagonist leads an army of warriors on a dangerous mission to stop Hades from overthrowing the God King. Before you meet the gods on this movie, you can get to know them better! At Vegas Spins Casino, you can enjoy Greek themed slots! To start, why not meet Zeus in his natural home? You can do so by playing Zeus 1000 Slot, Zeus III Slot or Zeus God of Thunder Slot!
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Always inviting trouble, the life of Percy Jackson gets a hell lot more complicated when he discovers that he is the son of the god of the seas, Poseidon. He joins a training school for the children of deities and learns how to utilise his divine powers. He is then embarked on the adventure of a lifetime: he has to stop a clash among the Olympians before it becomes a devastating war on Earth. He then rescues his mother from Hades, the god of the underworld.
Years after the Gods won their mythic battle against the titans, a new struggle befalls on the lands. Obsessed with power, the King Hyperion and his pitiless army march towards Greece, declaring war against humanity. The King lets corpses lie all across the land and comes in search of one thing: the Epirus Bow, forged by Ares in the heavens. And, his aim is to cast all the Gods out of Mount Olympus to rule over humans. They all remain powerless until a stonemason named Theseus comes along. Convincing the world that he is the key to stopping the power-thirsty King, he is their only hope.
Even if he is famous in the ancient era for his bigger-than-life achievements, Hercules, the son of Zeus and a female human, is troubled by his dreadful past. For now, he only fights for gold as a travelling mercenary, accompanied by his faithful followers which include Autolycus and Amphiarus. But, when the generous king of Thrace and his daughter ask for his help in conquering a savage warlord, he accepts. He should therefore find the true hero within him again.
After being bewitched by these movies, you can try other Greek themed movies featuring gods and goddesses. Few of these well-acclaimed films are Wonder Woman (2017), Helen of Troy (2003) and Troy (2004). Have a good movie night ahead!