The film is a depiction of gory war violence laced with fantasy and many bloody scenes feature fights with longbows and huge arrows, beheadings, sword stabbings and slashes, and fist fighting that includes kicks, punches and throws; men's chests and abdomens are impaled on spears and arrows and several arms and legs are severed in close-up with blood flowing in throbs and blood splatters frequently along with many wide gushes of thick red blood occurring throughout.
blood by sword in battle with male warriors.
The camera looks down on hundreds of bloody dead men with multiple arrows in their chests and legs.
We understand that a woman's parents and entire village were destroyed.
In a night scene we see shadows of men beating women with clubs, slashing them with swords.
A woman leads an armada with black sails, all operated by many black-clad men to fight an enemy fleet: they board ships, screaming and slashing enemy warriors with three dozen large gushes of blood, some in slow motion; the woman slices off the tip of one man's head causing blood to spurt high into the air while a man fights another woman (both with swords in each hand) and she slashes his thigh (some blood flows) before he punches her between the eyes and then stabs her in the stomach; she pulls herself onto the blade twice, pulls back and drops to her knees with some blood spurting and she drops dead in a pool of blood as her eyes roll up while fighting continues around her.
Bloody bare feet and legs are dragged in a close-up away from the audience.
In the bottom of two large ships, men are chained to oars while their backs are gashed wide open to show torn muscle and they bleed onto their arms and manacled wrists.
A man floating in a sea dreams of two monster fish eating dead men until he wakes up with a start and screams as he lies on a shore.
A fight scene shows warriors using swords, spears and arrows, with blood gushing toward the audience many times; some of the action is in slow motion, with a prolonged show of blood and lightning highlighting it.
A horse stomps in a pool of blood after a view of its frightened eye in close-up; a soldier accidentally jumps onto the point of a spear, impaling his own abdomen and another man loses an eye.
A man is struck in the chest by an arrow and he looks down silently; later, he lies in bed with the arrow in a blood clot on his chest; a woman pulls out the arrow causing blood to rush and the man dies with his eyes open.
In two scenes, women lead armies in sea battles.
A man receives arrow hits to the thigh, abdomen and heart with a little blood flow; he dies in camp that night with his eyes open (his son closes them as he cries while a man also cries).
A man fights three other men from the middle of a circle, suffering kicks, punches and wounds.
In two scenes, ships charge another ship and split the vessel to splinters; it sinks with the bodies of many dead men into the sea.
Several ships are destroyed by passing through narrow cliffs in the fog, sheering away boat structures as men jump down with swords drawn from the cliffs.
Slaves chained to wooden cylinders make them rotate as they walk and cause oil to spew into the sea and onto enemy boats; the men then throw pots of fire with hammer-throw action and ignite the oil (one man catches fire and falls into the sea) and blow up several ships to fill the screen with fire as men abandon their ships.
A man is lashed with a whip in two scenes.
A giant man slaps a woman backhanded across the mouth and one corner of her mouth bleeds down her chin.
Men lie on a beach, with wounds to his chest and legs.
A man is bandaged on the arm and another around the head to cover one eye.
A man enters a cave of hermits that look like living corpses (they are grayish and gaunt); the man submerges in a pool and a golden light shines upwards as he emerges as an 8-foot giant with many facial piercings and gold chains.
A mythical beast, like a muscular cat, stomps and snarls while chained to a throne.
A bent over hunchback man has huge gnarled hands, one eye much larger than the other, boils over his skin and a scarred hump on his back.
End credits included animated shadowy still shots from the film, with bright red blood spewed in spatters.
A woman stands in front of a smoldering fire, implying that it is the cremation of her husband who died in battle.
A man on a horse rides across boat decks and they dive into the sea, but return to the boats before the horse dives into the sea again.