Let’s face it; The Legend of Hercules isn’t going to resurrect Harlin’s status in Hollywood anytime soon. Comparing to the animated feature by Disney, this one is hardly worth the time. On the other hand the movie is great if one has sleeping disorders – works every time for me. Hopefully the Brett Ratner version is better and obviously it will be. The romance is so cheesy with the worst romance dialogue i have ever heard. Goofs At the beginning of the cave fight Sotiris and Hercules only have swords. The poster reads From the director of Cliffhanger and Die Hard 2 – it’s unfortunate they forgot to add in the fact that both were movies from more than twenty years ago, and Renny Harlin’s directing career has long been sunk by a certain Cutthroat Island.
The story of Hercules’s impossible tasks, is abandoned and only makes a cameo in a scene where he kills a lion and instead it’s been replaced with a meathead’s view of Ridley Scott’s, Gladiator. Yes No Report this. There’s a fine line between cleanliness and insipidity. The Legend of Hercules has some of the worst production values I’ve ever seen in a film. I really don’t know what I recommend from this film. No, what we’ve got here is a likable farm hand boy and a run-of-the-mill love triangle story so mundane that elaborating about it would be useless. Oddly enough, the blood and gore in this film is kept to a minimum, probably to keep it at PG in hopes of duping the largest possible audience to drop money on it. The dramatic pause in the middle of the action made famous in the movie is in every single action sequence.
He shows little strength of either will or muscle, being easily overpowered about half a dozen times in the movie. Week of April 28, The soundtrack is, well, unnoticeable. It is staggering to me that with a mythology as rich and engaging to draw from, they choose a tired rehashing of Gladiator as the main focus of the film.
There is action and romance all of the time, and yet indifference ensues. Did i mention the dialogue is BAD.
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The laughable love story is unengaging, poorly scripted and given far too much screen time. Unimaginative plotting aside, the movie suffers from incredible clunky, modernized dialogue peppered with a variety of British and American accents and awful delivery from the actors.
The Legend of Hercules has some of the worst production values I’ve ever seen in a film. Share this Rating Title: The origin story of the the mythical Greek hero. However every single set piece looks like a cheap knock-off, right down to the CG extensions – case in point, one seriously fake looking puppeteer lion looks even worse than that in cable series Spartacus and Rome.
What were the 12 tasks of Hercules? If you have no idea who Mr Lutz is, check out his appearances in the Twilight instalments. Start your free trial.
Written by Millennium Entertainment. This movie lost me even before I was dragged into the theater. Minus off all the disemboweling, limb and head severing and bloodshed you normally would have expect from such a theme an brrop attempt to lure in younger audiencesThe Legend of Hercules quickly dissolves into a predictable yawn fest. Was this review helpful to you?
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Comparing to the animated feature by Disney, this one is hardly worth the time. The romance is so cheesy with the worst romance dialogue i have ever heard. The whole movie is sanitized to the point that there is no blood nor flesh nor any of these nasty lwgend that takes place in the world we live in.
I hope this film tanks but I doubt it. Cheap-looking, poorly acted, and dull, The Legend of Hercules is neither fun enough to qualify as an action movie nor absorbing enough to work on a dramatic level.
Use the HTML below. In Ancient Greece B. Older Movies to watch. 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. And I gotta say, after seeing this movie, I’m really looking forward to the Brett Ratner version, and that’s saying 20114. Filmed entirely in Eastern Europe because of cheaper costs and taxes, Harlin’s movie mimics the feel and look of herculea predecessors while pretending to strip down to the grittiness of that era.
As soon as they form a shield wall they have spears. Queen Alcmene Liam Garrigan I really don’t know what I recommend from this film.
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Where do I begin? It is only towards the end that an attempt is made to show Hercules as he should be seen, but I had tuned out long before then. Yes No Report this. Have you come to bring the wrath of Bfrip upon me boy?