Ovid can't seem to get his story straight: first he says that Atlas was turned into stone by Perseus, but then he says that Atlas has a conflict with Perseus' great grandson, Heracles. Hmmm, something doesn't line up there.
This subversively funny Renaissance author turns Atlas into a mortal (be it, an enchanted one) in his epic romance poem. What do you think? How would Atlas fare as a mortal?
Back in his early 20s, Arnold Schwarzenegger took a turn as Hercules in this must-see (if only for the high levels of ridiculousness) action comedy.
Atlas makes an appearance in the Muppet master's version of the tale of Perseus.
Our unlucky Titan friend flexes his muscles quite a bit in this 90s-style TV series, which inspired the famous spin-off, Xena: Warrior Princess. Making TV history one god at a time.
In this installation of the Percy Jackson series, Atlas is the bad guy. Believe us, you don't want to mess with him.
This video game veers away from Greek mythology by showing Atlas imprisoned in Tartarus where he's forced to hold up the earth instead of the sky. We guess accuracy isn't their main goal.