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Clash of the Titans (2010)



Critic Consensus: An obviously affectionate remake of the 1981 original, Louis Leterrier's Clash of the Titans doesn't offer enough visual thrills to offset the deficiencies of its script.

Movie Info

The 1981 mythological fantasy adventure Clash of the Titans is resurrected in this remake from Incredible Hulk director Louis Leterrier. Discovered at sea as an infant by a weary fisherman, demigod Perseus (Sam Worthington) grows up with no real knowledge of his celestial origins until his watchful guardian, Io (Gemma Arterton), informs him that he is the offspring of Zeus (Liam Neeson). When Zeus' brother Hades (Ralph Fiennes) casually wipes out Perseus' family, the grieving son vows to show the gods just what kind of damage humankind can inflict on its creators. Before long, Perseus and a small group of soldiers are venturing out into the desert in order to find a way to stop the Kraken, a terrifying force of nature that an indignant Hades has vowed to unleash upon man should they fail to offer up beloved princess Andromeda (Alexa Davalos) as a sacrifice. Along the way, the soldiers encounter a trio of frightening witches with second sight, contend with Hades' devoted servant Calibos (Jason Flemyng), battle giant scorpions, and come face to face with Medusa (Natalia Vodianova), the dreaded gorgon whose gaze has the power to turn men into stone. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovimore
Rating: PG-13 (for fantasy action violence, some frightening images and brief sensuality)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Lawrence Kasdan, Travis Beacham, Matt Manfredi, Phil Hay
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 27, 2010
Box Office: $163.2M
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Jason Flemyng
as Calibos/Acrisius
Alexa Davalos
as Andromeda
Danny Huston
as Poseidon
Luke Evans
as Apollo
Ian Whyte
as Sheikh Sulieman
Polly Walker
as Cassiopeia
Katherine Loeppky
as Aged Cassiopeia
Luke Treadaway
as Prokopion
Ross Mullan
as Pemphredo
Martin McCann
as Phaedrus
Jamie Sives
as Captain
Phil McKee
as Harbourmaster
Geoffrey Beevers
as Noble (Basilica)
Michael Grady-Hall
as Citizen 1 (Argos)
Laura Kachergus
as Citizen 2 (Argos)
Adrian Bouchet
as Soldier (Zeus Statue...
David Kennedy
as Kepheus' General
Jane March
as Hestia
Nathalie Cox
as Artemis
Agyness Deyn
as Aphrodite
Paul Kynman
as Hephaestus
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Critic Reviews for Clash of the Titans

All Critics (239) | Top Critics (43)

It comes together surprisingly well for a film that was supposedly rewritten a few times, resulting in changing the villain while cutting others' dialogue. It may not stand up to the original, but it's still a fun ride.

Full Review… | October 1, 2012

3D is but one of many problems plaguing Clash of the Titans.

Full Review… | November 5, 2011
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)

The action sequences are chaotic, the plot is difficult to follow and the cheesy sets sometimes look like props from a theme-park ride.

Full Review… | September 26, 2011
American Profile

One time in college I watched Robot Monster on TV with red/blue 3D glasses from 7-11 and that was better for my eyes.

Full Review… | April 4, 2011

I should have known better than to look forward to Clash of the Titans, a film that unironically employs the tagline 'Titans Will Clash'.

Full Review… | October 21, 2010

How could this have been so completely messed up? Little boys playing with action figures could've improvised a better story than this garbage.

Full Review… | September 10, 2010
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Audience Reviews for Clash of the Titans

This was a fun movie. Watching it on a big drive in screen was interesting and fun. It really did hearken back to the old movie. I can def see that 3d would have been worthless.

John Manard

Super Reviewer

A noisy, dull and flat blockbuster that plays exactly like a video game, with no character development or energy, and fails so miserably due to an overly serious tone, a horrible script and a hero with no charisma - and the tense Medusa scene is the only thing that works.

Carlos Magalh„es

Super Reviewer

Fabulous special effects. They alone make the movie worth seeing. The story, on the other hand, is a bit hard to follow and contrived.

Christian C

Super Reviewer

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