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Ragnarok (2014)




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An archeologist is convinced the Oseberg Viking ship contains the answer to the mystery of Ragnarok, the end of days in Norse mythology. He mounts an expedition to "No Man's Land" between Norway and Russia, which holds a secret more terrifying than he could possibly imagine. (C) Magnoliamore
Rating: PG-13 (for some terror/frightening images)
Genre: Art House & International, Action & Adventure
Directed By: ,
Written By: John Kåre Raake
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 18, 2014
Box Office: $715
Magnolia Pictures - Official Site


Pål Sverre Hagen
as Sigurd Svendsen
Sofia Helin
as Elisabeth
Terje Strømdahl
as Museumsdirektør
Marika Enstad
as Sponsorkvinnen
Tom Aksel Mathisen
as Sponsor Man
Jens Hultén
as Vikingekongen
Pål Sverre Valheim H...
as Sigurd Svendsen
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Critic Reviews for Ragnarok

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (1)

An action-adventure yarn wrapped around a monster-movie core, Ragnarok elevates familiar B-movie material with well-matched cultural specificity and realistic family dynamics.

Full Review… | August 18, 2014
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Bring it on, Norway. "Ragnarök" is a fantasy adventure that's really impressive. Although it can scare younger children, most of the family will be just fine with this hybrid of a B-movie creature feature and the Nicholas Cage flick, "National Treasure."

Full Review… | November 25, 2014
Movie Chambers

"Ragnarok" plays like Norway's answer to "Jurassic Park." If the film is derivative of Steven Spielberg's 1993 blockbuster, the skillfulness with which the similarities are deposited is also what makes it memorable.

Full Review… | November 17, 2014

Ragnarok ain't a home run, but it's a solid double, and certainly enough to cause Hollywood scouts to raise an eyebrow.

Full Review… | September 4, 2014
Paste Magazine

An old school Hollywood style action adventure from a country not exactly known for them, director Mikkel Sandemose has packed Ragnarok with good-natured cinematic nods to Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jurassic Park and Alien.

Full Review… | August 18, 2014
Austin American-Statesman

("Better than Sharknado 2!" may not be a desirable pull-quote, but there you are.)

Full Review… | August 15, 2014
Movie Mezzanine

Audience Reviews for Ragnarok


This decent Norwegian take on a monster movie plus treasure hunt for the whole family obviously borrows a lot from Jurassic Park and Raiders of the Lost Ark but doesn't disappoint, with the kind of adventure-turned-nightmare to be expected and good performances.

Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer


Exciting and well put together adventure story from Norway. Solid direction and strong script writing (for the genre). Commendable performances by Pål Sverre Hagen and Nicolai Cleve Broch -- and even decent performances by the child actors. It's a thoroughly enjoyable film.

Christian C

Super Reviewer


Sub-standard monster movie, horrible CGI, but more importantly, thinly drawn characters that never engaged me. Probably fits right at home on the SCI-Fi channel.

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