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Immortals (2011)

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Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.

Director:

Tarsem Singh (as Tarsem Singh Dhandwar)

Writers:

Charley Parlapanides (as Charles Parlapanides), Vlas Parlapanides
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Henry Cavill ... Theseus
Mickey Rourke ... King Hyperion
Stephen Dorff ... Stavros
Freida Pinto ... Phaedra
Luke Evans ... Zeus
John Hurt ... Old Man
Joseph Morgan ... Lysander
Anne Day-Jones ... Aethra (as Anne Day Jones)
Greg Bryk ... The Monk
Alan Van Sprang ... Dareios
Peter Stebbings ... Helios
Daniel Sharman ... Ares
Isabel Lucas ... Athena
Kellan Lutz ... Poseidon
Steve Byers ... Heracles
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Storyline

Eons after the Gods won their mythic struggle against the Titans, a new evil threatens the land. Mad with power, King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) has declared war against humanity. Amassing a bloodthirsty army of soldiers disfigured by his own hand, Hyperion has scorched Greece in search of the legendary Epirus Bow, a weapon of unimaginable power forged in the heavens by Ares (Daniel Sharman). Only he who possesses this bow can unleash the Titans, who have been imprisoned deep within the walls of Mount Tartaros since the dawn of time and thirst for revenge. In the King's hands, the bow would rain destruction upon mankind and annihilate the Gods. But ancient law dictates the Gods must not intervene in man's conflict. They remain powerless to stop Hyperion, until a peasant named Theseus (Henry Cavill) comes forth as their only hope. Secretly chosen by Zeus (Luke Evans), Theseus must save his people from Hyperion and his hordes. Rallying a band of fellow outsiders, including visionary ...

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The Gods Need a Hero


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Rated R for sequences of strong bloody violence, and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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Director Tarsem Singh described this movie as being "done in Renaissance painting style." See more »

Goofs

As the men of Greece charge through the wall to engage Hyperion's men, just before they meet under the wall, the men already have bloody swords. See more »

Quotes

Athena: [as Zeus mourns at the body of his dead son Ares] In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons. Are we at war father?
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Alternate Versions

The UK version was cut by 18 seconds to achieve a '15' certificate. Three cuts were made for violence: a mother's throat being cut; a soldier's eyes being gouged; and a king being beheaded. A disturbing scene of the oracle's 'sisters' being found roasted alive in a large metal bull was also cut. In addition to this the BBFC's website cites "reducing some focus on large splashes of blood". However, two major scenes and some smaller sequences had very significant amounts of gore digitally altered. The very extensive red bloodletting in some scenes has been changed into black 'blood' substantially altering the impact of these scenes. These changes affect several minutes of screen time. So although the overall running time has been cut by only 18 seconds the amount of censored material is much longer and very significant in changing the overall tone of the film. The USA version is uncut with an 'R' rating. See more »

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Immortals
15 February 2020 | by MR_HeracliusSee all my reviews

Totally one brutal yet visually astounding adventure telling the story of a man named Theseus (Henry Cavill) chosen by Zeus (without his knowing and against his will) to lead his people to safety away from the evil ways of the brutal King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke)...who's sole goal is to acquire the "Bow of Epirius". With the bow in Hyperion's possession he will be able to rule his world. Having made a vital mistake in one of his conquests forces Theseus to be on a vengeful mission to obliterate Hyperion. Using the help of The Oracle Phaedra (Freida Pinto) and a common thief Stavros (Stephen Dorff) the three of them embark on an adventure to save mankind.


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USA | Canada | UK

Language:

English | Greek

Release Date:

11 November 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

War of Gods See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,206,425, 13 November 2011

Gross USA:

$83,504,017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$226,904,017
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1.85 : 1
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