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Gods of Egypt (2016)

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Mortal hero Bek teams with the god Horus in an alliance against Set, the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt's throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Brenton Thwaites ... Bek
John Samaha ... Vendor
Courtney Eaton ... Zaya
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ... Horus
Paula Arundell Paula Arundell ... Fussy Older Maidservant
Alia Seror-O'Neill ... First Young Maidservant
Emily Wheaton ... Second Younger Maidservant
Elodie Yung ... Hathor
Rachael Blake ... Isis
Bryan Brown ... Osiris
Michael-Anthony Taylor ... Priest
Emma Booth ... Nephthys
Felix Williamson ... Nobleman
Chadwick Boseman ... Thoth
Gerard Butler ... Set
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Storyline

Set, the merciless god of darkness, has taken over the throne of Egypt and plunged the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. Few dare to rebel against him. A young thief, whose love was taken captive by the god, seeks to dethrone and defeat Set with the aid of the powerful god Horus. Written by James Pasier

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for fantasy violence and action, and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Lionsgate/Summit's exposure on the production budget is only around $10 million, because Lionsgate/Summit were able to recoup most of the budget via international pre-sales and Australia tax incentives. See more »

Goofs

The giant snakes raise clouds of dust and sand as though they were large tubes of meat being towed across the desert. Snakes don't move like this, for individual belly scales take it in turns to stand stationary, while the others ripple forwards clear of the ground. This can be clearly seen in the wildlife documentary Planet Earth II where racer snakes chase iguanas that kick up sand with their feet, but the snakes seem to just glide at speed since they never disturb the sandy surface. See more »

Quotes

Set: [to Ra] I will take your place. But it won't be sitting on some damn boat!
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Crazy Credits

The Summit Entertainment logo is shaded red, and briefly takes the form of Egyptian pyramids. See more »


Soundtracks

Sugar (Jagz Kooner Remix)
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Performed by Ladytron
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User Reviews

What a great movie
21 June 2016 | by elasevincSee all my reviews

This was a movie I was really looking forward to as i love Egyptian mythology, the effects are awesome, acting is good, Nikolaj Costar-Waldau and Gerard Butler make exciting opponents, good fighting scenes, fair amount of appearance by many different Egyptian gods. Overall greatly entertaining for anyone who is interested in lore, myths, legends and fantasy movies. Just ignore the negative reviews, sit back and enjoy the show :) Indeed, it may even be one of the best movies which has a plot in ancient Egypt in the last few years. Geoffrey Rush as Ra is the cherry on top. Runtime is over two hours which passes away in a jinx since the action is non stop and there are always new extraordinary god characters on screen with different skill sets, good and evil characters with lots of variety. Have a good time.


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English

Release Date:

26 February 2016 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$140,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,123,903, 28 February 2016

Gross USA:

$31,153,464

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$150,680,864
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2.35 : 1
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