The Legend of Hercules 3D Synopsis
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.

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USA Today

By Scott Bowles
There's a fun retro camp to Hercules, with nods to classics such as Ben-Hur and Spartacus, as Hercules finds himself rowing slave ships and...
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The action comes thick and fast but the storyline is generic and Lutz makes a particularly dull hero. An Erymanthian bore.
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New York Magazine (Vulture)

By Bilge Ebiri
Like so many of today’s action films, The Legend of Hercules is too busy peddling slick, stone-faced portent to ever bother making us...
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By Matt Patches
While the art of action filmmaking depreciates, Harlin remains steadfast in his classicism, even if the movie doesn’t have the foundation...
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By Susan Wloszczyna
While Lutz might possess the beefcake to fill out his chest armor, he lacks the acting chops to make us much care about the fate of his...
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
At times, with its stiff, charisma-impaired cast, its digital sets and slo-mo slaughter, The Legend of Hercules has a whiff of the Augean...
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Slant Magazine

By Kenji Fujishima
Given its virtuous subject matter and the relative bloodlessness of its violence, perhaps Renny Harlin means for this film to be a means of...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
If The Legend of Hercules were just a little more inept or over-the-top, it might have been ridiculous fun. As it is, unfortunately, Harlin...
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Austin Chronicle

While watching it, I kept thinking this was like "47 Ronin," in which an unfortunate novice director was given a project way out of his or...
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The Dissolve

By Keith Phipps
Where 300 made a virtue of its low budget by stripping the visuals down to their essential elements, the shot-in-Bulgaria Legend Of...
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Hercoles 3-D

By gregorysmovie2012
To start with the 3-D at the start was out of focus, the 15 people that where in the theatre started complaining had to get a manager and restart the movie. DUH! The movie seamed to be out of focus...

not bad not great

By mstaheli84
Honestly, when I went to see this wasn't sure what to expect but figured why not. Now it's by no means a bad movie, but it's just not a great movie. If there is nothing else to watch then this will...

See it in 3D

By joyjoyhd
This is one of the those movies that's most effective to watch in 3D. You'll miss some of the flavor of the movie and enjoyment if you don't. That's not to suggest it isn't good to watch on the...

I do enjoy it.

By zhaoluoxi
Due to a lot of critical reviews here and there, I went to the cinema this afternoon without too much expectation. However, after seeing it, I would say this movie is great. Both the hero and heroine...

The Legend of Hercules

By walterf565
I think the movie was alright and worth seeing, but I do feel it was a little lacking. I think they spent so much time and effort on the 3-D portion that the movie and story line suffered. Many spots...


By S3ph1r0th
Probably one of the worst movies I have ever seen, right next to Paul Blart Mall Cop. The ending was horrific and the trailers depicted the entire movie. Greatly disappointed and looking forward to...

Hercules 3-D Awesome

By hozmonster
This was a great film to watch if you like action...lots of action! The 3-D is great as flaming arrows pass by you...The acting was good and you can take a 12 year old to see this one....

It was good

By nmiller495
I enjoyed this movie. I never really got into Hercules or the story of Hercules but I enjoyed the movie. My boyfriend was a bit disappointed as it was not historically correct according to him. I...


By lclehman1
This was almost as bad as a spaghetti western. It did not follow the mythology of Hercules at all except for the Numean Lion. Nothing about the 12 labors of Hercules. Special effects detracted from...

Pretty to look at

By juniverse87
It's one of those movies where the makers spent more time and money on special effects and action shots than integrity of the characters and story. If you want to see abs, blood, swords, and flying...

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Rated PG-13 | For Intense Combat Action, Violence and Some Sensuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Mythical tale is violent and poorly executed.
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