Gods of Egypt Movie

A god will rise. The epic battle for mankind's future begins February 26, 2016.

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Together Bek [Brenton Thwaites] and the powerful god Horus [Nikolaj Coster-Waldau] wage a courageous battle to save Egypt from the throes of chaos brought on by Set [Gerard Butler], the ruthless god of darkness.

Who's Involved:

Rufus Sewell, Gerard Butler, Brenton Thwaites, Geoffrey Rush, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Alex Proyas, Burk Sharpless, Matt Sazama, Courtney Eaton, Bruce Spence

Release Date:

Friday, February 26, 2016 Nationwide

PG-13   PARENTS STRONGLY CAUTIONED MPA
fantasy violence and action, and some sexuality
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

The survival of mankind hangs in the balance as an unexpected mortal hero Bek [Brenton Thwaites] undertakes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. In order to succeed, he must enlist the help of the powerful god Horus [Nikolaj Coster-Waldau] in an unlikely alliance against Set [Gerard Butler], the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. As their breathtaking battle against Set and his henchmen takes them into the afterlife and across the heavens, both god and mortal must pass tests of courage and sacrifice if they hope to prevail in the epic final confrontation.

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Who stars in Gods of Egypt: Cast List


Maleficent, Oculus  

... Set

How to Train Your Dragon 2, Kandahar  

... Horus

The Silencing, The Other Woman  


Finding Nemo 3D, Ned Kelly  


Status Update, Perfect  


The Dry, Children of the Corn  


The Legend of Zorro, The Tourist  

Who's making Gods of Egypt: Crew List

A look at the Gods of Egypt behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Alex Proyas last directed Knowing and I, Robot. The film's writer Burk Sharpless last wrote Morbius and Power Rangers.

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Production: What we know about Gods of Egypt?

Filming Timeline

  1. 2015 - December: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2015 - May: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2013 - October: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

Gods of Egypt Release Date: When was the film released?


Gods of Egypt was a Nationwide release in 2016 on Friday, February 26, 2016. There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Triple 9, Eddie the Eagle and Standoff. Additional information: 2D/3D.

Gods of Egypt DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Gods of Egypt was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 .

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