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Thor: Ragnarok, 2h10
Directed by Taika Waititi
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Films based on mythology, Sur une planète fictive, Hulk (comics) films, Superhero films, Films based on Norse mythology, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba

Après les évènements de Sokovie et l'affrontement avec Ultron, Thor est parti à la recherche des Pierres d'Infinité. Deux ans après, sans résultat, on le retrouve emprisonné dans le monde de Surtur (Muspellheim). Il se libère et vainc le démon enflammé, après que ce dernier lui a appris qu'Asgard est sans défense en l'absence du « Père de Toute Chose », Odin. Thor lui arrache sa couronne que le démon comptait unir avec l'Éternelle Flamme afin de provoquer le Ragnarök, la destruction d’Asgard.
Thor: The Dark World, 1h52
Directed by Alan Taylor
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Films based on mythology, Transport films, Superhero films, Films set in the Viking Age, Films based on Norse mythology, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston

Eons ago, Bor, father of Odin, clashes with the Dark Elf Malekith, who seeks to destroy the universe using a weapon known as the Aether. After conquering Malekith's forces, including enhanced warriors called the Kursed, on their home world of Svartalfheim, Bor safeguards the Aether within a stone column. Unbeknownst to Bor, Malekith, his lieutenant Algrim, and a handful of Dark Elves escape into suspended animation.
Thor
Thor (2011)
, 1h50
Directed by Kenneth Branagh
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Monde imaginaire, Films based on mythology, Transport films, Sur une planète fictive, Superhero films, Films set in the Viking Age, Films based on Norse mythology, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Colm Feore, Ray Stevenson

In 965 AD, Odin, king of Asgard, wages war against the Frost Giants of Jotunheim and their leader Laufey, to prevent them from conquering the nine realms, starting with Earth. The Asgardian warriors defeat the Frost Giants and seize the source of their power, the Casket of Ancient Winters.
The Mask
The Mask (1994)
, 1h41
Directed by Chuck Russell
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Seafaring films, Films based on mythology, Transport films, Films about dogs, Superhero films, Films set in the Viking Age, Films based on Norse mythology, Heist films, Children's films, Gangster films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Escroquerie
Actors Jim Carrey, Peter Riegert, Peter Greene, Nancy Fish, Amy Yasbeck, Richard Jeni

Stanley Ipkiss is a shy and unlucky bank clerk working at the local Edge City bank. He is frequently picked on by everyone around him like the Bank President's son Mr. Dickey, his ruthless landlady Mrs. Peenman, and the mechanics Irv and Burt Ripley who ripped him off. The only exception of this is his Jack Russell Terrier Milo and his co-worker and best friend Charlie Schumaker. Meanwhile, gangster Dorian Tyrell operates a nightclub called the Coco Bongo while plotting to overthrow his boss Niko. One day, Tyrell sends his singer girlfriend Tina Carlyle into Stanley's bank to record its layout, in preparation to rob the bank.
Beowulf
Beowulf (2007)
, 1h55
Directed by Robert Zemeckis
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films based on mythology, Poésie, Films set in the Viking Age, Films based on Norse mythology, Adaptation d'un poème
Actors Ray Winstone, Crispin Glover, Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins, Robin Wright, John Malkovich

Beowulf (Ray Winstone) is a legendary Geatish warrior who travels to Denmark with his band of soldiers, including his best friend, Wiglaf (Brendan Gleeson). They travel in response to the call of King Hrothgar (Anthony Hopkins), who needs a hero to slay a monster called Grendel (Crispin Glover), a hideously disfigured troll-like creature with superhuman strength. Grendel attacks Hrothgar's mead hall, Heorot, whenever the Danes hold a celebration there, and Hrothgar was forced to close the hall. Upon arriving, Beowulf immediately becomes attracted to Hrothgar's wife, Queen Wealtheow (Robin Wright Penn), who does not love her husband and reciprocates Beowulf's interest.
The 13th Warrior, 1h42
Directed by John McTiernan, Michael Crichton
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, War, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Films based on mythology, Transport films, Films set in the Viking Age, Films based on Norse mythology
Actors Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Vladimir Kulich, Clive Russell, Omar Sharif, Richard Bremmer

Ahmad ibn Fadlan is a court poet to the Caliph of Baghdad, until his amorous encounter with the wife of an influential noble gets him exiled as an "ambassador" to Northern Barbarians. Traveling with Melchisidek, his caravan is saved from Turkic raiders by the appearance of Norsemen (presumably Varangian). Taking refuge at their settlement on the Volga river, communications are established through Melchisidek and Herger, a Norseman who speaks Latin. Ahmad and Melchisidek are in time to witness a fight, which establishes Buliwyf as heir apparent, followed by the Viking funeral of their dead king, cremated together with a young woman who agreed to accompany him to Valhalla.
Son of the Mask, 1h34
Directed by Lawrence Guterman
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Pregnancy films, Seafaring films, Films based on mythology, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Superhero films, Films set in the Viking Age, Films based on Norse mythology, Children's films
Actors Jamie Kennedy, Alan Cumming, Traylor Howard, Steven Wright, Kal Penn, Bob Hoskins

A decade after the events of the first film, Dr. Arthur Neuman is giving a tour of the hall of Norse mythology in Edge City Museum. When Dr. Neuman reaches the part concerning Loki's mask, a man in black becomes increasingly anxious. Dr. Neuman mentions that Loki created the mask and unleashed it on Earth, and that those who wear the mask would have the powers of Loki. When Dr. Neuman mentions that Odin punished Loki with imprisonment, the stranger becomes very angry and transforms, revealing himself to be Loki. The tourists panic and flee, but Dr. Neuman stays to argue with the angry god. Loki takes the mask, but realizes it is a fake. In anger, he removes Dr. Neuman's still talking face from his body and puts it on the mask stand, before getting rid of the guards and storming out of the museum in a whirlwind of rage.
Trollhunter, 1h43
Directed by André Øvredal
Origin Norvege
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films based on mythology, Films based on Norse mythology
Actors Otto Jespersen

A group of university college students, Thomas (Glenn Erland Tosterud), Johanna (Johanna Mørck) and their cameraman Kalle (Tomas Alf Larsen), set out to make a documentary about a suspected bear poacher, Hans (Otto Jespersen). At the site of an illegally slain bear they interview local hunters, who comment that the bear tracks look odd, as well as Finn Haugen (Hans Morten Hansen), head of the Norwegian Wildlife Board. Finn dismisses the idea that the bear tracks could have been faked. The students follow Hans in an attempt to secure an interview but he continually rebuffs them. After following him into a forest at night time, they see mysterious flashing lights and hear roars. Hans comes running back, screaming "Troll!" Thomas is attacked and bitten by a large animal. They escape in Hans’ Land Rover, and discover their own vehicle turned over with the tyres ripped off. Hans admits that he does not hunt bears, but trolls. Though sceptical, the students ask if they can join Hans and film his hunt, to which he consents on the condition that they do as he instructs.
Thor: Tales of Asgard, 1h14
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films based on mythology, Superhero films, Films set in the Viking Age, Films based on Norse mythology, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Rick Gomez, Clancy Brown, Tara Strong, Grey DeLisle, Alistair Abell, Paul Dobson

Before Thor ever lifted his mighty hammer Mjolnir, there was the sword. Fantastic journeys beckon from the mysterious nine realms. Places of dark mists and fiery voids. Of winged creatures and giants in the ice. And the most alluring quest of all – the search for the legendary Lost Sword of Surtur.
Beowulf
Beowulf (1999)
, 1h35
Directed by Graham Baker
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Films based on mythology, Poésie, Post-apocalyptic films, Transport films, Films set in the future, Films set in the Viking Age, Films based on Norse mythology, Adaptation d'un poème, Disaster films
Actors Christopher Lambert, Rhona Mitra, Oliver Cotton, Patricia Velásquez, Götz Otto, Charles Robinson

The setting is a post-industrial castle that defends the border of an unnamed kingdom. It is terrorized by a demon named Grendel, who kills the castle's defenders, one by one. After fighting his way past several soldiers trying to keep anyone from entering or leaving, the warrior Beowulf offers his help to the castle's king, Hrothgar, who welcomes his help.
The Ritual
The Ritual (2017)
, 1h34
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Horror
Themes Films based on mythology, Films based on Norse mythology
Actors Rafe Spall, Rob James-Collier, Sam Troughton, Arsher Ali, Matthew Needham

Cinq amis de longue date discutent de la destination de leurs prochaines vacances. Luke et Robert vont ensuite dans une épicerie de nuit acheter de l'alcool pendant que Phil, Dom et Hutch les attendent dans la rue. Mais un braquage est en cours dans le commerce et Robert est tué pendant que Luke demeure caché dans le magasin. Six mois plus tard, Luke, Phil, Dom et Hutch sont en Suède pour effectuer la randonnée sur le Kungsleden qu'avait proposée Robert. Lorsque Dom se blesse au genou, le groupe décide de prendre un raccourci par la forêt qui devrait leur permettre d'arriver plus vite au refuge. Dans les bois, les quatre hommes voient un élan éviscéré et accroché dans un arbre ainsi que des runes gravées. Le soir venu, ils trouvent un abri dans une cabane et découvrent une étrange sculpture en bois dans le grenier. Pendant la nuit, tous les quatre font de terribles cauchemars.
The Virgin Spring, 1h29
Directed by Ingmar Bergman
Origin Suede
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Films based on mythology, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Rape in fiction, Erotic films, Films set in the Viking Age, Rape and revenge films, Films based on Norse mythology, Auto-justice
Actors Max von Sydow, Birgitta Valberg, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitta Pettersson, Axel Düberg, Allan Edwall

The Virgin Spring tells the story, set in the late medieval Sweden, of a prosperous Christian whose daughter, Karin (Birgitta Pettersson), is appointed to take candles to the church. Karin is accompanied by her pregnant servant Ingeri (Gunnel Lindblom), who secretly worships the Norse deity Odin. Along their way through the forest on horseback, Ingeri becomes frightened when they come to a stream-side mill and the two part and Karin sets out on her own.
Vikingdom
Vikingdom (2013)

Directed by KRU(Malaysian Boy Band)
Origin Malaisie
Genres Action, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films based on mythology, Films set in the Viking Age, Films based on Norse mythology
Actors Dominic Purcell, Conan Stevens, Natassia Malthe, Craig Fairbrass, Jon Foo, Jesse Moss

In the midst of time comes the clanging of steel against steel, and in a collision of myth and history, there is the "Vikingdom". Based on Viking folklore and the poems they left, "Vikingdom" is a fantasy, action adventure film about a forgotten king named Eirick. Tasked with the impossible odds to defeat Thor, the Norse god of thunder, who is on a mission to gather key ancient relics: the Mjölnir, his hammer from Valhalla; the Necklace of Mary Magdalene from Mitgard; and the Horn from Helheim. This needs to be accomplished before the sinister event of the Blood Eclipse, or else dire consequences will be faced by all in the realm.
Beowulf & Grendel, 1h42
Directed by Sturla Gunnarsson
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Films based on mythology, Poésie, Transport films, Films set in the Viking Age, Films based on Norse mythology, Adaptation d'un poème
Actors Gerard Butler, Stellan Skarsgård, Spencer Wilding, Sarah Polley, Eddie Marsan, Tony Curran

In 500 A.D., Hrothgar, king of Denmark, and a group of warriors chase a large and burly man, whom they consider a troll, and his young son, to the edge of deep cliff. The father directs his young son, Grendel, to hide from the attackers' view; whereupon The Danes shoot the father dead, and his dead body plunges onto the beach far below. The Danish king sees the young Grendel, but spares him. Later, Grendel finds his father's body and cuts the head off to take it home. Many years later, the severed (and mummified) head is inside a cave where the boy Grendel has become as large and powerful as his father, and plans revenge.
Valhalla Rising, 1h29
Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn
Origin Danemark
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Films based on mythology, Transport films, Films set in the Viking Age, Films based on Norse mythology
Actors Mads Mikkelsen, Jamie Sives, Gary Lewis, Alexander Morton, Ewan Stewart, Tsering Dorjee

The prologue states that at the dawn of time there was man and nature. Then men bearing crosses drove the heathens to the fringes of the earth.