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Hammer of the Gods (2013)

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A young man transforms into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother, Hakan the Ferocious, whose people are relying on him to restore order to their kingdom.

Director:

Farren Blackburn

Writer:

Matthew Read
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Cast

Credited cast:
Charlie Bewley ... Steinar
Clive Standen ... Hagen
James Cosmo ... King Bagsecg
Elliot Cowan ... Hakan
Glynis Barber ... Astrid
Ivan Kaye ... Ivar
Michael Jibson ... Grim
Guy Flanagan Guy Flanagan ... Jokul
Theo Barklem-Biggs ... Vali
Alexandra Dowling ... Agnes
Finlay Robertson ... Harald
Michael Lindall ... Saxon Leader
Francis Magee ... Ulric the Chronicler
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anna Alfieri ... Viking Cave Dweller
Marko Bennachimo ... Saxon Thug
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Storyline

A high energy, high concept, stylish action epic set in the Norse world sees a passionate young man transform into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving British landscape in search of his long lost brother Hakan The Ferrocious who his people are relying on to restore order to their kingdom following the bloody death of their king. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Action | History | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence, language including sexual references, and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Ivan Kaye who plays Ivar the Boneless in this movie also stars in the TV show "Vikings" of History Channel as King Aelle who is said to have been killed by vikings led, inter alia, by Ivar the Boneless. See more »

Quotes

Steinar: You go to such lengths to build these churches, making sure they strike terror into the hearts of all who come near. It's just a room with a door... no different to a prison.
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Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: Shut in and Arrival (2016) See more »

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Absolutely rubbish!
4 June 2013 | by rightwingisevilSee all my reviews

don't even think this film worth writing a review. the whole movie is full of endless but clueless killings, weapons such as knives, swords, axes, daggers....except guns or machine guns are ridiculously used to create absolutely purposeless close combats. clueless masks wearing by clueless foes, modern-day costumes, haircuts....whatever you want to see are here. the dialog also put you forward to modern time, because even the word 'logic' is used by Odin believers who use Greek philosophic reasoning. this film obviously is cashing in with the hot TV series 'Viking(s) to lure more viewers, only the main character has been replaced by a guy who doesn't have blue eyes, long braid and rarely sneering with a ironic cunning smile. but his best friend, his loyal brother-in-arms, who later was killed by his sword, is the same actor who played similar role in 'Vikings'. this pathetic adapted copy also clueless put a absolutely pointless female character in it. the only thing i appreciated very much is the scenery, the beautiful cinematography that shows us the amazing wildness of the mountains, high plateaus, lakes....the cloud, the mist...they are just beautiful (my 2 stars is for the cinematography only) until ruined by this endless killings, battles and close combats. my English grammar turned even worse just by writing this pointless review for a pointless film. i rest my case.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 May 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hammer of the Gods See more »

Filming Locations:

Beacon national park, Wales

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$164, 7 July 2013

Gross USA:

$641

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,590
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Vertigo Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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