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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Dwayne Johnson
Ian McShane
John Hurt
Aksel Hennie
Rufus Sewell
Ingrid Bolsø Berdal
Reece Ritchie
Joseph Fiennes
Peter Mullan
Irina Shayk
Directors
Brett Ratner
Screenwriters
Ryan Condal
Evan Spiliotopoulos
Running Time
98 minutes

Hercules
He… IS… Dwayne Johnson!


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Plot
Having completed all (but one) of his legendary labours and built up a mythical reputation as a superhuman demi-god, Hercules (Johnson) works as a roving mercenary alongside a motley bunch of merry men (and one woman). But when is hired by Lord Cotys of Thrace (Hurt) to take on an army of deadly marauders, things get problematic.


Verdict
With Hercules, Brett Ratner and Dwayne Johnson are out to entertain you — no more, no less. And that is just what they do.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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