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Wrath of the Titans (2012)

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Perseus braves the treacherous underworld to rescue his father, Zeus, captured by his son, Ares, and brother Hades who unleash the ancient Titans upon the world.

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Jonathan Liebesman

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Dan Mazeau (screenplay), David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (screenplay) (as David Leslie Johnson) | 4 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Worthington ... Perseus
Liam Neeson ... Zeus
Ralph Fiennes ... Hades
Edgar Ramírez ... Ares (as Edgar Ramirez)
Toby Kebbell ... Agenor
Rosamund Pike ... Andromeda
Bill Nighy ... Hephaestus
Danny Huston ... Poseidon
John Bell ... Helius
Lily James ... Korrina
Alejandro Naranjo ... Mantius
Freddy Drabble Freddy Drabble ... Apollo
Kathryn Carpenter ... Athena
Matt Milne ... Elite Guard No. 1
Kett Turton ... Elite Guard No. 2
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Storyline

A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus-the demigod son of Zeus-is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages between the gods and the Titans. Dangerously weakened by humanity's lack of devotion, the gods are losing control of the imprisoned Titans and their ferocious leader, Kronos, father of the long-ruling brothers Zeus, Hades and Poseidon. The triumvirate had overthrown their powerful father long ago, leaving him to rot in the gloomy abyss of Tartarus, a dungeon that lies deep within the cavernous underworld. Perseus cannot ignore his true calling when Hades, along with Zeus' godly son, Ares (Edgar Ramírez), switch loyalty and make a deal with Kronos to capture Zeus. The Titans' strength grows stronger as Zeus' remaining godly powers are siphoned, and hell is unleashed on earth. Enlisting the help of the warrior Queen Andromeda (Rosamund Pike), ... Written by Warner Bros. Pictures

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

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Trivia

Edgar Ramírez had starred in in the lead role of The Liberator (2013), where he also served as executive producer. Danny Huston had a supporting role in the same movie, and in this one too. See more »

Goofs

When Perseus is holding Poseidon's trident while they are talking in the temple, the Modern English word "below" is clearly written on Perseus' arm in black marker. See more »

Quotes

Hephaestus: You are Perseus, son of Zeus. 'Release the Kraken,' all of that.
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Featured in Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) See more »

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Son Of Zeus
Composed by Javier Navarrete
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15 February 2020 | by MR_HeracliusSee all my reviews

I personally felt that the sequel to the remake of Clash of the Titans was much better movie than the remake itself. What made this film work more than the 2010 film was that it a better story, better performances and overall a bit more engaging action. The remake was a mess because the action was all over the place, and you simply lost interest after a while. With Wrath of Titans, they seemed to take a step back, and focus more on a writing a better story, with effective action that would please fantasy fans. The film is far from perfect, but overall it's a satisfying movie that might surprise viewers that hated the Clash of the Titans remake. The run time is shorter, thus it gets to the point fairly quickly and in the case of this film, it's a big plus because, the original just tried too hard at being grand, ambitious and epic, and in turn it turned out to be a tiresome mess of a film, one that wasn't worth investing your time in, and it showed plenty of weak points instead of strengths because it copied the 80's original, instead of trying to come up with a new angle to tell the story. The filmmakers have succeeded at crafting an entertaining movie with lots of action that is not boring or dull, and it's got a good story as well, maybe not the best, but far better than its predecessor. This is not great cinema, but it's a fun, entertaining popcorn action fantasy film if you're in the right frame of mind to watch. The film won't get any awards, but it's not bad either. I was very much entertained by this follow-up, and considering it follows-up a remake, they managed to make it better than its predecessor.


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Country:

Spain | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 March 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Clash of the Titans 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$33,457,188, 1 April 2012

Gross USA:

$83,670,083

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$301,970,083
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1.85 : 1
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