Film list based on genre "Legend" - 43 entry


  • Ouw Peh Tjoa (1934)

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    (literal translation of title: Two White Snake Ghosts) The white snake demon transforms into a beautiful woman when she is attracted to a man named Khouw Han Boen. The two marry. Later, Han Boen finds out that his wife is the white snake demon in disguise. Since the secret is revealed by the great master, Hoat…

  • Tjioeng Wanara (1941)

    Tjioeng Wanara is the man who crushes the evil king of Galuh. The revolt succeeds with the help of the people who have suffered enough.

  • Damarwulan (1950)

    The King of Majapahit, Wirakrama, bestows his throne to the princess, Queen Kencana Wungu, after his son and wife passes away. The hermit, Mapatih Udara, foresees a great war approaching so he sends Damarwulan to help. Minakjinggo, the King of Blambangan, starts the war after his proposal was rejected. He attacks Majapahit with the help of…

  • Lutung Kasarung (1952)

    (title translation: The Enchanted Monkey) Guru Minda is cursed to become a monkey by his own mother, Sunan Ambu, as he wants to have a wife that is as beautiful as her. He can only return to his human self if he can find a woman who loves him. Meanwhile, Purbasari is exiled to the woods…

  • Tiga Benda Adjaib (1952)

    (title translation: Three Magic Items) The princes are competing to get magical objects for the princess's birthday gift. There is a flying carpet, and a long-distance telescope but Prince Ahmad offers a magic stone that can see the future. From the telescope, they see that a revolt is going on at the palace, so the three…

  • Abunawas (1953)

    Abunawas is reputed for his whims, and some say that he lives during the era of Harun al Rashid. Abunawas is so eccentric that he even pretends to be crazy to avoid becoming a civil judge.

  • Bagdad (1953)

    (title translation: Baghdad) When his father dies, Abunawas is supposed to inherit the Civil Judge’s position, but Abdul Jafar steals this title. Although Abunawas's wife strongly protests this manouvere, Abunawas prefers being a ordinary person. The film also depicts some of the famous events experienced by the legendary character.

  • Bawang Merah Bawang Putih (1953)

    (title translation: Red Onion White Onion) Bawang Putih leads a sad life from being mistreated by her stepmother and stepsister. When the King holds a pageant in search of his queen, Bawang Merah participates with her mother’s support. But when Bawang Putih enters the competition, her mother and sister mock her. In the end, Bawang Putih…

  • Bulan Purnama (1953)

    (title translation: Full Moon) Prince Citra wants to replace the dying King Basilam. He threatens the queen that he will kill the baby in her womb if it turns out to be a boy. To save her son's life, the queen switches him with a baby girl, and she names her Princess Amidra. Taruk brings her…

  • Kisah Tudjuh Bidadari (1953)

    (title translation: Story of Seven Angels) After the King leaves the country, the Princess Mawar Putih is cast out by her stepmother, the Queen Maja. Mawar Putih always get protection from the Seven Angels  One day the Princess falls ill, and two aides from the palace are sent to help her. But before they reach her,…