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The Legend of Hercules (2014)

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The origin story of the mythical Greek hero. Betrayed by his stepfather, the King, and exiled and sold into slavery because of a forbidden love, Hercules must use his formidable powers to fight his way back to his rightful kingdom.

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Renny Harlin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kellan Lutz ... Hercules
Gaia Weiss ... Hebe
Scott Adkins ... King Amphitryon
Roxanne McKee ... Queen Alcmene
Liam Garrigan ... Iphicles
Liam McIntyre ... Sotiris
Rade Serbedzija ... Chiron
Johnathon Schaech ... Tarak
Luke Newberry ... Agamemnon
Kenneth Cranham ... Lucius
Mariah Gale ... Kakia
Sarai Givaty ... Saphirra
Dimiter Doichinov Dimiter Doichinov ... King Galenus / Champion #1 (as Dimitar Doychinov)
Nikolai Sotirov Nikolai Sotirov ... King Tallas (as Nikolay Sotirov)
Radoslav Parvanov Radoslav Parvanov ... Half Face / Champion #3
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Storyline

In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his destiny. He desires only one thing: the love of Hebe, Princess of Crete, who has been promised to his own brother. When Hercules learns of his greater purpose, he must choose: to flee with his true love or to fulfill his destiny and become the true hero of his time. The story behind one of the greatest myths is revealed in this action-packed epic - a tale of love, sacrifice and the strength of the human spirit. Written by Millennium Entertainment

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense combat action and violence, and for some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Hercules Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Sofia, Bulgaria See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,868,318, 12 January 2014

Gross USA:

$18,848,538

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$61,279,452
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Kellan Lutz said his co-star Scott Adkins had the body of a god and that his physique was so great, it looked green-screened. He also said it "did not make his Hercules character look too well." See more »

Goofs

Sotiris asks for 20 men to secure the passage. More than 20 march with him. Before the fight scene the numbers keep switching in there formation to 17-18 men. Finally they were at 20 once they formed the shield wall. See more »

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King Amphitryon: Have you come to bring the wrath of Zeus upon me boy?
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Featured in The Blockbuster Buster: The Legend of Hercules (2014) See more »

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Circle In Seven
Written by Zarbang
Performed by Zarbang
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no charisma lead
16 February 2017 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

In 1200 B.C. Greece, King Amphitryon conquers Argos by killing its ruler. Queen Alcmene is tired of his constant war. Hera allows her to have a baby with Zeus who would grow up to be the half-God champion Hercules (Kellan Lutz). He falls in love with Princess Hebe of Crete but his jealous older half-brother Iphicles announces his marriage to her. Hercules is sent to Egypt where he is set up for an ambush and sold into slavery.

The opening fight is slightly interesting. It tries to be 300 but it's not as good. It starts out as a cheaper version of that style. That would be fine but it only gets worst from there. Kellan Lutz comes in and the muscle-bound dude is not charismatic enough to lead. The action style becomes cheaper and weaker. This Greek epic story has never seem less compelling.


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