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Hercules Reviews

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November 22, 2017
Hollywood is now officially 0-2 on Hercules movies in 2014. The first try was just bad, but this one feels like a waste.
November 13, 2017
The climax could've been better and while the battles scenes aren't as epic as Gladiator, the film, along with its sprinkling of tongue-in-cheek lines, makes for a fun watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 7, 2016
While the action sequences are decently staged, they would have been much better if I'd actually been able to see them, the film being shot in a gloomy murk which 3D does absolutely nothing to help.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 12, 2016
A greatest hits of sweat-drenched, sword-slinging machismo.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 26, 2016
The overall giddy joy of Johnson's performance is infectious and spreads out to both his co-stars and the giant battles that fill the last third.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
November 13, 2014
Director Brett Ratner's vision to debunk all of the mythology behind Hercules is a unique one, but it ultimately paves the way for a generic and often boring film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
November 3, 2014
Johnson has a ball with the role, and there's something to be said for the exciting third act, but that doesn't make up for the sheer drudgery of the first two-thirds of the film that feature terrible pacing and very little characterization.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 19, 2014
The movie could use more of its surprising if intermittent wit and less of its unsurprising if efficiently staged sword-and-sandal violence.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 6, 2014
Prejudicado pela irregularidade do roteiro e por uma direção que transforma as sequências de ação em momentos de puro tédio.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 21, 2014
It's Dwayne Johnson, the artist formerly known as "The Rock," playing Hercules, the strongman demigod of Greek legend. Movies don't come any more basic, and straight-forward, than that.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 19, 2014
May be a more tongue in cheek approach to the legend and anti-hero, but it works well as a breezy action adventure with a slight comic bent.
August 14, 2014
Its incredible competence prevents it even from being ironic, campy fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
August 2, 2014
Best to skip this arid endeavor and instead watch Joel and the Bots tackle Hercules Against the Moon Men on MST3K.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
August 1, 2014
Predictable adventure has lots of violence, decent actors.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
August 1, 2014
Color me "surprised" in regards to Brett Ratner's Hercules, an unexpectedly thrilling, smart and at times moving new take on everyone's favorite demigod.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4.0
August 1, 2014
The preposterously pumped Dwayne Johnson confidently steps into the reinforced sandals of the legendary ubermensch for a terrific swords-and-shields action spectacle.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 31, 2014
The film absolutely delivers in the realm of Dwayne Johnson participating in massive fight scenes and epic battles.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.0/10
July 31, 2014
The result is a film of which I can't exactly recommend one rush out and see right away, but when one does decide to give it a shot, I think you'll be surprised by how entertaining Hercules actually is.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.7/10
July 31, 2014
Everything Guardians of the Galaxy gets right with its mix of action and comedy, Hercules botches.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
July 30, 2014
Ratner has fashioned an adequate action-adventure around Johnson's horse-heaving he-man, a hero who's still larger than life even after the legend has supposedly been stripped away.
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