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Hercules (I) (2014)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure  |  25 July 2014 (USA)
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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

25 July 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hercules: The Thracian Wars  »

Box Office


$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$72,660,029 (USA) (10 October 2014)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


One of two Hercules movies released in 2014. The other is The Legend of Hercules (2014). See more »


The opening tells us that the date is 358 BC, yet the cultures and governments depicted in the movie are typical of a much earlier time, possibly even 1358 BC. One of the most telling details is that Eurystheus is called the King of Athens, an office abolished at least 400 years earlier when Athens became a republic. See more »


[from trailer]
Amphiaraus: No matter how far you go, man cannot escape his fate. Who are you? Are you a murderer? Are you a mercenary who turns his back on the innocent? We believe in you! We have faith in you! Remember the deeds you have performed, the labors you have overcome! Are you only the legend, or are you truth behind the legend? Now, tell me, WHO ARE YOU?
Hercules: I AM HERCULES!
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Crazy Credits

When the credits roll, there is a 3d animation sequence going over Hercules' labors against the beasts which shows how his companions helped him to slay them. See more »


Version of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995) See more »


Written by Jamie N. Commons, Michael Gonzalez, Alex da Kid (as Alexander Grant) and Sam Harris (as Samuel Harris)
Performed by Jamie N. Commons and X Ambassadors
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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18 January 2015 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

For those wanting a 'genuine' mythology Hercules; this is not the movie for you. For those wanting a dark and realistic take on Hercules; this is not really the movie for you. For those hoping for popcorn fare, a little gory for a ten year old but just about right for a 13 or 14 year old, for those hoping for solid acting performances, well-choreographed fight scenes, and pretty high production values, then this is your show. And it's got a strong positive message that even those put off by the occasional splash of blood, the fleeting glimpse of bare female bottom, or the single comic use of the 'F' word would agree is something the American public occasionally needs to hear. Is it sort of formulaic? Yeah. So what? There are plenty of formulaic movies that have risen above stereotype into archetype. This isn't one of them, but it was worth the price of admission and the time spent. I'm glad Johnson got this movie done, and glad that I watched it.

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