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Valhalla Rising (2009)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | 31 March 2010 (Denmark)
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Forced for some time to be a fighting slave, a pagan warrior escapes his captors with a boy and joins a group of Crusaders on their quest to the Holy Land.
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Kenneth - Pagan
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Malkolm - Pagan (as Mathew Zajac)
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Hagen - Christian Viking
Gary McCormack ...
Hauk - Christian Viking
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Gudmond - Christian Viking
James Ramsey ...
Gudmund - Christian Viking
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Gorm - Christian Viking
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Magnus - Christian Viking
Robert Harrison ...
Roger - Christian Viking
Andy Nicolson ...
Christian Viking
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1000 AD, for years, One Eye, a mute warrior of supernatural strength, has been held prisoner by the Norse chieftain Barde. Aided by Are, a boy slave, One Eye slays his captor and together he and Are escape, beginning a journey into the heart of darkness. On their flight, One Eye and Are board a Viking vessel, but the ship is soon engulfed by an endless fog that clears only as the crew sights an unknown land. As the new world reveals its secrets and the Vikings confront their terrible and bloody fate, One Eye discovers his true self. Written by Anonymous

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Buđenje Valhale  »

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£4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,905, 18 July 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$17,546, 25 July 2010
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Nicolas Winding Refn freely admitted that he had no interest in Vikings. See more »

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When the General stabs the Priest in the back, his dagger and sword have changed hands when the shot switches to behind the General. See more »

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Kare: We are more than flesh and blood. More than reveange.
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"In the beginning there was only man and nature. Men came bearing crosses and drove the heathen to the fringes of the earth." See more »

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References Lucifer Rising (1972) See more »

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God was I wrong
24 May 2010 | by See all my reviews

I was expecting an epic battle movie about Vikings (as my mistake was to not check who's the director) and hell was I mistaken. What was delivered was an astonishing movie about humanity. In my humble opinion this is a masterpiece, despite being visually and acoustically amazing it is an in-depth look into mankind as it is rarely found. There is a lot in this movie (which in itself is amazing when one is looking on the minimal use of words)and I have to admit I did not get all the hints and metaphors used.

If you want entertainment go and watch something else use your brain and you will enjoy this movie! I normally do not write reviews or rate movies here but I strongly felt that this movie was underrated by a mile. Further, this reminded me to go and finally buy Denmarks best trilogy!


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