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Northmen: A Viking Saga (2015)

Northmen: A Viking Saga (2015)

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A band of Vikings are stranded behind enemy lines on the coast of Alba as their longboat goes down in a dreadful storm. Their only chance of survival is to find a path to the Viking settlement, Danelag, traversing an unfamiliar and hostile land they have never known. The journey becomes a race for their lives when the King of Alba sends his most feared mercenaries after them. But when the Vikings meet a kind Christian Monk who preaches with his sword, the hunters become the hunted as the Vikings set deadly traps, mercilessly decimating their pursuers one by one, culminating in a final and deadly encounter.

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Cast

Tom Hopper
as Asbjorn
Ken Duken
as Thorald
Ed Skrein
as Hjorr
David James
as Gang Leader
Daniel Janks
as Messenger
Joe Vaz
as Murdill
Danny Keogh
as King Dunchaid
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Critic Reviews for Northmen: A Viking Saga

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

Shipwrecked Nords battle medieval Scottish hordes in this respectable multinational actioner.

July 31, 2015 | Full Review…

It's hammer time - with sword and arrow too - before the film even establishes which side it's on.

July 30, 2015 | Full Review…

Every bloody Viking cliche in the book, save for SPAM, and singing about it.

July 29, 2015 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

As formulaic as it is monotonous.

July 29, 2015 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Northmen: A Viking Saga

½

Like Centurion with a little Predator thrown in for good measure. It's simple and... honestly pretty bad, but it does satisfy a certain craving for this sort of film.

Gimly M.
Gimly M.

Super Reviewer

In a curious switch, an invading Viking horde set on doing the usual Viking activities and atrocities for which they are world renowned, becomes the protagonist after their vessel is sunk in a storm. Forced to escape overland, hounded by mercenaries, and traveling with a princess hostage, the film's question is whether they can escape to rape and pillage again. So its a chase film set in the old world, but it does invoke the setting and the cliché characters are portrayed well enough to involve the casual viewer.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

½

Entertaining. Reminded me the Lord of the Rings!! But forgettable.

Chrisanne Chin
Chrisanne Chin

Super Reviewer

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