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Frozen
Frozen (2013)
, 1h42
Directed by Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about children, Films about families, Films about magic and magicians, Films based on mythology, Politique, Musical films, Films based on Norse mythology, Political films, Children's films, Films about royalty
Actors Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Alan Tudyk, Johnny Depp

Elsa, Princess of Arendelle, possesses cryokinetic powers, with which she is able to produce or manipulate ice, frost and snow at will. One night while playing, she accidentally injures her younger sister, Anna. Their shocked parents, the king and queen, seek help from the troll king, who heals Anna and removes her memories of Elsa's magic. The royal couple isolate the children in the castle until Elsa learns to control her magical powers. Afraid of hurting Anna again, and her ability to control her powers deteriorating, Elsa spends most of her time alone in her room, refusing even to speak to Anna and a rift develops between the sisters as they grow up. When the girls are teenagers, their parents die at sea during a storm.
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, Children's films
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 plus tard, sans résultat, il finit 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 Space adventure films, 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, Children's films
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)
, 1h54
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, Children's films
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.
Trolls
Trolls (2016)
, 1h32
Directed by Mike Mitchell, Walt Dohrn, Anand Tucker
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Jeu, Films about magic and magicians, Films about music and musicians, Films based on mythology, Musical films, Films about toys, Films based on Norse mythology, Children's films
Actors Jason Schwartzman, Chloë Grace Moretz, Anna Kendrick, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Timberlake, Christine Baranski

Princess Poppy and Branch venture "far beyond the only world they have ever known", and their quest will test their strength and reveal their true colors.
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, 1h28
Directed by Tommy Wirkola
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Action, Horror
Themes Films about families, Films about magic and magicians, Films about music and musicians, Films based on mythology, Witches in film, Musical films, Films based on Norse mythology, Comedy horror films, Steampunk films, Children's films
Actors Jeremy Lee Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Pihla Viitala, Peter Stormare, Thomas Mann

Abandoned by their father deep in a forest, young Hansel and Gretel enter a gingerbread house and are captured by a cannibalistic witch. The witch forces Hansel to continuously eat candy to fatten him up, and enslaves Gretel, ordering her to prepare the oven, but the siblings outsmart her and incinerate her in the fire of the oven. In the fifteen years that follow, Hansel and Gretel become famed witch hunters, slaying hundreds of witches. The pair find that they are somehow immune to spells and curses, but the incident in the gingerbread house has left Hansel diabetic. He needs a shot of insulin every few hours or he will get sick and die.
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 Boxtrolls, 1h36
Directed by Anthony Stacchi
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about children, Monde imaginaire, Films based on mythology, Films based on Norse mythology, Children's films
Actors Ben Kingsley, Simon Pegg, Elle Fanning, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Toni Collette, Jared Harris

In the fictional large hill-top town of Cheesebridge during the Victorian era, rumors abound that subterranean trolls (known as Boxtrolls for the cardboard boxes they wear) have kidnapped and killed young children. Pest exterminator Archibald Snatcher strikes a deal with the city's leader Lord Portley-Rind to exterminate every Boxtroll in exchange for membership in the city's cheese-loving council called the White Hats despite the fact that he is severely allergic to cheese.
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.
Troll
Troll (1986)
, 1h22
Directed by John Carl Buechler
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films based on mythology, Witches in film, Films based on Norse mythology, Comedy horror films
Actors Noah Hathaway, Michael Moriarty, Shelley Hack, Jenny Beck, Sonny Bono, June Lockhart

The film begins with the Potter family moving into a new apartment complex in San Francisco. While unpacking, their young daughter Wendy is attacked by a grotesque little creature, who had long ago been transformed from a powerful wizard into a troll. Using a magic crystal green ring, it captures Wendy and possesses her form. After meeting the other eccentric tenants, the family notices Wendy's unusual behavior (roaring, biting, tossing people across rooms, punching people in the groin), but they attribute her behavior to the stress of the move. The only one that notices something is terribly wrong is Wendy's brother, Harry Potter Jr.
Troll Hunter, 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, Children's films
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 Christophe 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.