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The Legend of Hercules (2014)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy  |  10 January 2014 (USA)
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The origin story of the the mythical Greek hero. Betrayed by his stepfather, the King, and exiled and sold into slavery because of a forbidden love, Hercules must use his formidable powers to fight his way back to his rightful kingdom.

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In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his destiny. He desires only one thing: the love of Hebe, Princess of Crete, who has been promised to his own brother. When Hercules learns of his greater purpose, he must choose: to flee with his true love or to fulfill his destiny and become the true hero of his time. The story behind one of the greatest myths is revealed in this action-packed epic - a tale of love, sacrifice and the strength of the human spirit. Written by Millennium Entertainment

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense combat action and violence, and for some sensuality | See all certifications »

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10 January 2014 (USA)  »

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Hercules: The Legend Begins  »

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$70,000,000 (estimated)

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$8,868,318 (USA) (10 January 2014)

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$18,821,279 (USA) (7 March 2014)
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Renny Harlin said that he chose Scott Adkins for the role of King Amphitryon because of "his acting skills, his incredible physical ability and his incredible physique". He said that King Amphitryon "had to be the biggest badass the audience had ever seen and only Scott Adkins fit that bill". See more »

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When Hebe is riding her horse away from the Greek soldiers and turns her head. It is obviously green screen as her shadow appears from the background. See more »

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King Amphitryon: Have you come to bring the wrath of Zeus upon me boy?
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Version of Hercules (1983) See more »

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Circle In Seven
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Unoriginal awful film. Don't see it!!!
11 January 2014 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

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This movie is HORRIBLE. Where do i start. The acting is just laughable and bad. Kellan Lutz is bad as Hercules (Hopefully Dwayne Johnson will do better in the next Hercules movie). Every line is said horribly. Did i mention the dialogue is BAD.

The script is horrible. It has nothing to do with the original mythology. It tries to be like 300 and Gladiator but fails horribly. The romance is so cheesy with the worst romance dialogue i have ever heard.

Are the action scenes good?....No....Far from good. It always uses slow motion just like 300 (which was used better) but it was obnoxious and gets old and annoying.

The visual effects and green screen is horrible and this movie has a budget of over 70 million dollars!!! What?! Movies with lower budgets look more convincing then this.

Overall rating 1/10 One of the worst movies i have seen all year and we're still in January!!! Hopefully the Brett Ratner version is better and obviously it will be. You can't get lower than this.


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