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Ragnarok (2013)

Gåten Ragnarok (original title)
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Norwegian archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen forms a small team and sets off to find the true meaning of the secret runes found carved in rock and accidentally awakens a giant monster.
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Cast

Cast overview:
Pål Sverre Hagen ... Sigurd
Nicolai Cleve Broch ... Allan
Sofia Helin ... Elisabeth
Bjørn Sundquist ... Leif
Maria Annette Tanderø Berglyd ... Ragnhild
Julian Podolski Julian Podolski ... Brage (as Julian Rasmussen Podolski)
Terje Strømdahl ... Henriksen
Kyrre Haugen Sydness ... Sponsor CEO
Marika Enstad Marika Enstad ... Sponsor Woman
Tom Aksel Mathisen Tom Aksel Mathisen ... Sponsor Man
Jens Hultén ... Viking King
Vera Rudi Vera Rudi ... Åsa
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Storyline

When the archaeologist Sigurd can't settle on the myth about Ragnarok, the end of the world in Northern mythology, he decides to go on an expedition together with two colleagues and his two kids. This adventure leads them to Finnmark in the Northern most part of Norway, and into "No man's land" between Russia and Norway, where no one has been in modern times. Old runes get new meanings when they unveil the truth. A truth bigger and more spectacular than you would have dreamed. Written by OJT

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All legends have their origin See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some terror/frightening images | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The language spoken in beginning of film, Old Norse, is very similar to modern Icelandic. See more »

Goofs

The island in the Eye of Odin is not very high, but the cave is very deep. The level of water in the cave should be much higher. See more »

Quotes

Sigurd: Brage, have you been on my computer again? There were masses of strange e-mails.
Brage: Spam?
Sigurd: Yeah. Ragnhild?
Ragnhild: I told you that you should get a new one. Two, because you owe me one.
Sigurd: You have to take the bus today, too.
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References Jurassic Park III (2001) See more »

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About on the level of a decent "Sci. Fi. Channel" movie ......
21 April 2017 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

"Ragnarok" really doesn't tread much ground that hasn't already been trampled in numerous "Sci. Fi. Channel" movies. No name actors doing pretty stupid things while a C.G.I. monster pursues them. The lead up to revealing the lake serpent is actually not bad. Norse Mythology is cleverly tied into the plot, and characters are introduced at an acceptable rate. Once the monster appears, believability flies out the window. Necessary equipment seems to develop out of thin air, and decades abandoned underground bunkers are magically illuminated. Nevertheless there is a story here and not just monster mayhem. All in all, you could do a lot worse, especially with some of the "Sci. Fi. Channels" poorer efforts. - MERK


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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian | Norse, Old | Swedish

Release Date:

4 October 2013 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Vikingskiphuset, Oslo, Norway

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Box Office

Budget:

NOK38,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$522, 24 August 2014

Gross USA:

$1,369

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,721,345
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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