As an Orc horde invades the planet Azeroth using a magic portal, a few human heroes and dissenting Orcs must attempt to stop the true evil behind this war.

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Duncan Jones
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Travis Fimmel ... Anduin Lothar
Paula Patton ... Garona
Ben Foster ... Medivh
Dominic Cooper ... Llane Wrynn
Toby Kebbell ... Durotan / Antonidas
Ben Schnetzer ... Khadgar
Robert Kazinsky ... Orgrim
Clancy Brown ... Blackhand
Daniel Wu ... Gul'dan
Ruth Negga ... Lady Taria
Anna Galvin ... Draka
Callum Keith Rennie ... Moroes
Burkely Duffield ... Callan
Ryan Robbins ... Karos
Dean Redman ... Varis / Caged Frostwolf
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Storyline

When the world of the Orcs of Draenor is being destroyed by the evil fel magic that uses life-force, the powerful warlock Gul'dan creates a portal to the world of Azeroth and forms the Horde with members of the Orc clans. He also captures many prisoners to keep the portal open. The king of Azeroth, Llane Wrynn and his brother-in-law, Anduin Lothar are informed by the apprentice of magician Khadgar that he has found fel magic in dead bodies and the king decides to summon the Guardian of Tirisfal, Medivh, to protect his kingdom. Lothar and Khadgar head to Kharazhan to meet Medivh and an ominous shadow points a book out to Khadgar, who takes it and hides. Anduin, Khadgar and Medivh and a group of soldiers are attacked by Orcs and they capture the slave Garona, who is released by King Llane, and she shows them the location of the portal. Garona is contacted by the Orc chief of a clan Durotan that wants to meet King Llane to stop the fel magic. Meanwhile Khadgar learns that the gate was ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Two worlds. One destiny. See more »


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Rated PG - 13 for extended sequences of intense fantasy violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The Medivh's staff is the Atiesh, Greatstaff of the Guardian. The book Khadgar takes from Kharazan is most likely the Book of Medivh. Orgrim Doomhammer was given his surname for his weapon, the Doomhammer. All of these are actually obtainable in-game by the players of World of Warcraft. Also, many other weapons in the movie are modeled after real weapons from the game. Durotan's axe is fashioned from the statue, which stands outside Blizzard's office in the US. See more »

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After Llane starts charging towards Blackhand, one orc that passes in front of Blackhand suddenly pops out of existence and fades back in. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Durotan: [voice-over] There has been a war between orcs and humans for as long as can be remembered. But there was once a time, when we did not even know who our enemy was. Or what that evil green magic, the fel, had done to us. But in the beginning, how could we have known? What choice did we have? Our world was dying. And I had to find my clan a new home.
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Crazy Credits

The Blizzard Entertainment logo is made of ice, and features items/characters encased within: the runeblade Frostmourne from Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (2002), Sarah Kerrigan from StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010), Arthas Menethil from Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (2002) and Tracer from Overwatch (2016). See more »

Alternate Versions

According to director Duncan Jones, his directors cut runs 40 minutes longer. See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Camping Episode (2019) See more »

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Legends of Azeroth
Written by Jason Hayes
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29 February 2020 | by MR_HeracliusSee all my reviews

I had no idea what was going on most of the time because I'm not particularly familiar with Warcraft's story. That being said, this is a decent movie, especially considering it's a video game franchise film...90% of the time video game films are very badly adapted to the screen.


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Language:

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Release Date:

10 June 2016 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$160,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,166,110, 12 June 2016

Gross USA:

$47,365,290

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$439,048,914
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