Hercules Movie

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Who's Involved:

Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, Beau Flynn, Rebecca Ferguson, Brett Ratner, Rufus Sewell, Aksel Hennie, John Hurt, Antje Traue, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Spiliotopoulos, Ingrid Bolso Berdal, Peter Mullan, Reece Ritchie, Ryan Condal, Barry Levine, Tobias Santelmann, Roger Birnbaum, Gary Barber, Jonathan Glickman

Release Date:

Friday, July 25, 2014 (Nationwide)

epic battle sequences, violence, suggestive comments, brief strong language and partial nudity

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Everyone knows the legend of Hercules and his twelve labors. Our story begins after the labors, and after the legend… Haunted by a sin from his past, Hercules has become a mercenary. Along with five faithful companions, he travels ancient Greece selling his services for gold and using his legendary reputation to intimidate enemies. But when the benevolent ruler of Thrace and his daughter seek Hercules' help to defeat a savage and terrifying warlord, Hercules finds that in order for good to triumph and justice to prevail... he must again become the hero he once was... he must embrace his own myth... he must be Hercules

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Who stars in Hercules: Cast List

... Hercules

"Jungle Cruise" , "Black Adam"  

... Tydeus

"Headhunters" , "Last Knights"  

... Amphiarus

"Shrek Forever After" , "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"  

"Risen" , "The Red Baron"  

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" , "The Legend of Tarzan"  

"Dune" , "Reminiscence"  

"Man of Steel" , "The Seventh Son"  

... Iolaus

"Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time" , "Desert Dancer"  

"Old" , "The Father"  

"Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle" , "War Horse"  

"Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters" , "The Diary of Lawson Oxford"  

... Rhesus [Villain]

"Point Break" , "Out Stealing Horses"  

Who's making Hercules: Crew List

A look at the Hercules behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Brett Ratner last directed Movie 43 and Tower Heist. The film's writer Ryan Condal last wrote Rampage and Ocean.


Gary Barber
Roger Birnbaum
Beau Flynn
Jonathan Glickman
Barry Levine

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Production: What we know about Hercules?

Key Facts

  1. Tobias Santelmann will play Rhesus, a golden-locked barbarian and revolutionary who is Hercules' main foe in the movie.
  2. Aksel Hennie, the star of the Norwegian thriller Headhunters, will play Tydeus, a warrior devoted to Hercules who wields twin axes and is such a madman that he needs to be chained up at night when he sleeps.
  3. Based on a five-issue comicbook series by Steve Moore, which debuted in May 2008.

Filming Timeline

  1. July 2014: The film was in Completed status.
  2. March 2014: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. June 2013: The film was in Production status.
  4. Principal photography began today.

  5. January 2013: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  6. Brett Ratner's Hercules will be released in theaters Aug. 8, 2014. Dwayne Johnson in the titular role.

  7. August 2009: The film was in Development status.

Hercules Release Date: When was the film released?

Hercules was released in 2014 on Friday, July 25, 2014 (Nationwide release). There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including Lucy, Step Up All In and The Fluffy Movie.

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