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Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord.

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Fourteen hundred years BCE, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labours and the loss of his family, this dark, world-weary soul turned his back on the gods finding his only solace in bloody battle. Over the years he warmed to the company of six similar souls, their only bond being their love of fighting and presence of death. These men and women never question where they go to fight or why or whom, just how much they will be paid. Now the King of Thrace has hired these mercenaries to train his men to become the greatest army of all time. It is time for this bunch of lost souls to finally have their eyes opened to how far they have fallen when they must train an army to become as ruthless and blood thirsty as their reputation has become. Written by Radical Comics

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Before he was a legend, he was a man.

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Rated PG-13 for epic battle sequences, violence, suggestive comments, brief strong language and partial nudity | See all certifications »

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25 July 2014 (USA)  »

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Hercules: The Thracian Wars  »

Box Office

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$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$29,800,263 (USA) (25 July 2014)

Gross:

$72,092,889 (USA) (19 September 2014)
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Trivia

This film is based on the graphic novel "Hercules: The Thracian Wars". See more »

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In Greek mythology, the god Zeus is the father of a child named Heracles, not Hercules. Hercules is the Roman name and the divine father is called Jupiter. The film producers probably used the name Hercules because it is better known that Heracles. See more »

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[from trailer]
Atalanta: We will fight for you, and we will die for you!
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Written by Jamie N Commons, Michael Gonzalez, Alexander Grant and Samuel Harris
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Hercules in Human version....
5 August 2014 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Hercules as human hero...war,politics,lies,myths,finally...legend. Don't waste your money if you want watch mythical, Semi-god stuff...but it is good movie with mind set on human who is portrayed as a legend....what it means to be hero and stuff... 8 points is because don't know what to expect but it turned out as a realist point of view of what Hercules is about. The question of what we believe or imagine to what reality truly is???....Don't be late for this movie as the start of this movie is good to watch. It is stitched with bravery, honor,strength, brutality and bits of humor. Watch the 3d version of the movie it structured for that. Acting, stage, costumes are good. The best part of this movie is the landscapes they show with 3d makes it super good. Watch it to believe it but in 3d theater.


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