• Hercules (2014)

Hercules

Release Date: July 25th, 2014

DVD Release Date: November 4th, 2014

PG-13 |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

Though he is famous across the ancient world for his larger-than-life exploits, Hercules (Dwayne Johnson), the son of Zeus and a human woman, is haunted by his tragic past. Now, he fights only for gold as a traveling mercenary, accompanied by a band of loyal followers, including Amphiarus (Ian McShane) and Autolycus (Rufus Sewell). However, when the benevolent ruler of Thrace and his daughter seek his help in defeating a savage warlord, Hercules must find the true hero within himself once again.

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Aksel Hennie, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Reece Ritchie, Tobias Santelmann, Joseph Fiennes

Director: Brett Ratner

Genres: Action , Fantasy , Adventure

Production Co: Flynn Picture Company

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Friendship, Mother, Brash, Rescue, Brooding

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    Director Brett Ratner has always been associated with spectacle but, even for him, this represents a misstep because the "wow!" factor is muted. show more

  • 70
    Stephen FarberThe Hollywood Reporter

    It may sound like a backhanded compliment to praise this sometimes cheesy movie for never taking itself too seriously, but in a summer of bloated spectacles, this modesty should not be underestimated. show more

  • 20
    Inkoo KangTheWrap

    It's a supernatural epic that never feels quite colossal or consequential enough, as well as an utter waste of Dwayne Johnson‘s unique dopey-flirty charm. show more

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