The Legend of Hercules

January 20th, 2014


The Legend of Hercules

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The origin story of the 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.

Release Year: 2014

Critic's Score: /100

Director: Renny Harlin

Stars: Kellan Lutz, Gaia Weiss, Scott Adkins

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.

Writers: Daniel Giat, Renny Harlin

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 - King Galenus / Champion #1
Nikolai Sotirov - King Tallas
Radoslav Parvanov - Half Face

Taglines: Every man has a destiny


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Country: USA

Language: English

Release Date: 10 January 2014

Filming Locations: Sofia, Bulgaria

Box Office Details

Budget: $70,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

When Kellan Lutz first landed the role, he said that physique-wise he wanted to get really big to portray Hercules. But director Renny Harlin told him not to get bigger, but to "get his abs to pop out more". So Kellan Lutz went with the look that his director had in mind. See more »


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