Tag: epic

Old Ironsides (1926) 6.6

Old Ironsides (1926)

Early in the 19th century, the USS Constitution is launched as part of an effort to stop piracy in the Mediterranean. Meanwhile, a young man determined to go to sea is befriended by the bos'n of the merchant ship Esther,...

To Live (1994) 8.3

To Live (1994)

Fugui and Jiazhen endure tumultuous events in China as their personal fortunes move from wealthy landownership to peasantry. Addicted to gambling, Fugui loses everything. In the years that follow he is pressed into both ...

Day of Resurrection (1980) 6.2

Day of Resurrection (1980)

A US military-engineered virus, released during a plane crash, kills almost the entire human population. The only survivors are scientists and military personnel in Antarctica, who desperately try to find a cure and save...

Giant-1956 7.6

Giant-1956

Texan rancher Jordan "Bick" Benedict, Jr. (Rock Hudson) visits a Maryland farm to buy a prize horse. While there he meets and falls in love with the owner's daughter Leslie (Dame Elizabeth Taylor), they are married immed...

Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan-2007 7.2

Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan-2007

The movie is an epic story of a young Genghis Khan and how events in his early life lead him to become a legendary conqueror. The 9-year-old Temüjin is taken on a trip by his father to select a girl as his future wife. H...

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior-2020 7.9

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior-2020

Tanhaji is an action epic about the titular Maratha warrior and Shivaji's military commander who lost his father in a battle and grew up to become a fierce warrior with powerful combat skills. When Mughal emperor Aurangz...

Heaven’s Gate-1980 6.8

Heaven’s Gate-1980

Wyoming, 1890. James Averill is the Sherriff of Johnson County, a county largely inhabited by foreign immigrants. The wealthy cattle owners view the immigrant farmers as a nuisance and hindrance to them enlarging their o...

Bigfoot-2018 4

Bigfoot-2018

Horror Flick Produced By Jared Show.::Chase Otis (MN)...

Nova Seed-2016 6.6

Nova Seed-2016

Beneath the decay of a dying world lives the Mad Doctor Mindskull. Using the planet's power of creation he has created the ultimate Weapon. Can mankind find a way to stop this Evil before time runs out? The only answer l...

Around the World in 80 Days-1956 6.8

Around the World in 80 Days-1956

When this movie is made in 1956, one could circumnavigate the globe in a little less than two days. When Jules Verne wrote the story "Around the World in Eighty Days" in 1872, he predicted that one day man could accompli...

Midnight Chronicles-2009 3.7

Midnight Chronicles-2009

In the world of MIDNIGHT, it is a time of overwhelming darkness. After three ages of scheming and war, the dark god Izrador has finally defeated the heroes and armies of the free races. Now, he rules the world of Aryth w...

Cheyenne Autumn-1964 6.8

Cheyenne Autumn-1964

When the government agency fails to deliver even the meager supplies due by treaty to the proud Cheyenne tribe in their barren desert reserve, the starving Indians have taken more abuse than it's worth and break it too b...

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King-2003 8.9

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King-2003

The final confrontation between the forces of good and evil fighting for control of the future of Middle-earth. Frodo and Sam reach Mordor in their quest to destroy the One Ring, while Aragorn leads the forces of good ag...

The Message-1976 8.2

The Message-1976

In the 7th century, Mohammed, Peace Be Upon Him, is visited by Angel Gabriel who urges him to lead the people of Mecca and worship God. But they're exiled in Medina before returning to Mecca to take up arms against their...

Ludwig-1973 7.6

Ludwig-1973

Historical evocation of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, as a romantic hero. Fan of Richard Wagner, betrayed by him, in love with his cousin Elisabeth of Austria, abandonned by ...

The Lord of the Rings-1978 6.2

The Lord of the Rings-1978

A young Hobbit known as Frodo has been thrown on an amazing adventure, when he is appointed the job of destroying the One Ring, which was created by the Dark Lord Sauron. He is assigned with three warriors including Gand...

Troy-2004 7.2

Troy-2004

It is the year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age. Two emerging nations begin to clash after Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband, Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. A...

Baahubali: The Beginning-2015 8.1

Baahubali: The Beginning-2015

When Sanga and her husband, part of a tribe living around the province of Mahismathi, save a drowning infant, little do they know the background of the infant or what the future holds for him. The kid grows up to as Shiv...

The Man Who Would Be King-1975 7.8

The Man Who Would Be King-1975

This adaptation of the famous short story by Rudyard Kipling tells the story of Daniel Dravot and Peachy Carnahan, two ex-soldiers in India when it was under British rule. They decide that the country is too small for th...

Red Cliff II-2009 7.6

Red Cliff II-2009

In this sequel to Red Cliff, Chancellor Cao Cao convinces Emperor Xian of the Han to initiate a battle against the two Kingdoms of Shu and Wu, who have become allied forces, against all expectations. Red Cliff will be th...

El Cid-1961 7.2

El Cid-1961

Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain....

Kings of the Sun-1963 6.2

Kings of the Sun-1963

In order to flee from powerful enemies, young Mayan king Balam leads his people north across the Gulf of Mexico to the coast of what will become the United States. They build a home in the new land but come into conflict...

The Alamo-1960 6.9

The Alamo-1960

In 1836, General Santa Anna and the Mexican Army is sweeping across Texas. To be able to stop him, General Sam Houston needs time to get his main force into shape. To buy that time he orders Colonel William Travis to def...

Once Upon a Time in China-1991 7.3

Once Upon a Time in China-1991

Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and American) plundering of China. Whe...

Taras Bulba-1962 6.4

Taras Bulba-1962

A "Romeo and Juliet" story that takes place in the late 16c. Ukraine. Taras has settled into comfortable farm life after years of adventures and swashbuckling with his cossack companions. Though not wealthy, he is able t...

The War Lord-1965 6.8

The War Lord-1965

A knight in the service of a duke goes to a coastal villiage where an earlier attempt to build a defensive castle has failed. He begins to rebuild the duke's authority in the face of the barbarians at the border and is m...

Superman-1978 7.3

Superman-1978

Just before the destruction of the planet Krypton, scientist Jor-El sends his infant son Kal-El on a spaceship to Earth. Raised by kindly farmers Jonathan and Martha Kent, young Clark discovers the source of his superhum...

Brimstone-2016 7.1

Brimstone-2016

A triumphant epic of survival and a tale of powerful womanhood and resistance against the unforgiving cruelty of a hell on earth. Our heroine is Liz (Dakota Fanning), carved from the beautiful wilderness, full of heart a...

Lord Jim-1965 6.8

Lord Jim-1965

James Burke, after distinguishing himself as a midshipman in the British merchant marine, rapidly rises to the rank of executive officer, second in command of a ship. A broken foot necessitates that he be put ashore to h...

Kagemusha-1980 8

Kagemusha-1980

When a powerful warlord in medieval Japan dies, a poor thief recruited to impersonate him finds difficulty living up to his role and clashes with the spirit of the warlord during turbulent times in the kingdom....

Braveheart-1995 8.3

Braveheart-1995

William Wallace is a Scottish rebel who leads an uprising against the cruel English ruler Edward the Longshanks, who wishes to inherit the crown of Scotland for himself. When he was a young boy, William Wallace's father ...

Red Cliff-2008 7.4

Red Cliff-2008

In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the kingdoms of Xu in the west and East Wu in the ...

The Matrix Revolutions-2003 6.7

The Matrix Revolutions-2003

Neo discovers that somehow he is able to use his powers in the real world too and that his mind can be freed from his body, as a result of which he finds himself trapped on a train station between the Matrix and the Real...

Exodus: Gods and Kings-2014 6

Exodus: Gods and Kings-2014

Biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings stars Christian Bale as Moses who, as the film opens, fights alongside his brother Ramses (a shaved-headed Joel Edgerton), to help defend Egypt, which is ruled by their father, Seti (...

Alexander the Great-1956 5.8

Alexander the Great-1956

An epic film that follows the life of Alexander the Great, the macedonian king that conquered all ancient greek tribes and led macedonian army against the vast Persian Empire. Alexander conquered most of the then known w...

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man-2010 7.1

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man-2010

Yip Man's resistance against invading foreigners, along with his romantic relations while under the tutelage of three Wing Chun masters.::Kokken Tor...

For Whom the Bell Tolls-1943 6.9

For Whom the Bell Tolls-1943

Spain in the 1930s is the place to be for a man of action like Robert Jordan. There is a civil war going on and Jordan who has joined up on the side that appeals most to idealists of that era -- like Ernest Hemingway and...

A Passage to India-1984 7.3

A Passage to India-1984

It's the early 1920s. Britons Adela Quested and her probable future mother-in-law Mrs. Moore have just arrived in Chandrapore in British India to visit Adela's unofficial betrothed, Ronny Heaslop, who works there as the ...

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers-2002 8.7

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers-2002

The continuing quest of Frodo and the Fellowship to destroy the One Ring. Frodo and Sam discover they are being followed by the mysterious Gollum. Aragorn, the Elf archer Legolas, and Gimli the Dwarf encounter the besieg...

War and Peace-1956 6.8

War and Peace-1956

By 1812, Napoleon's (Herbert Lom's) forces controlled much of Europe. Russia, one of the few countries still unconquered, prepares to face Napoleon's troops together with Austria. Amongst the Russian soldiers, are Count ...