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In Theaters July 25 (2 days)
Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures' film HERCULES, starring Dwayne Johnson, bows on July 25th. Based on Radical Comics' Hercules by Steve Moore, this ensemble-action film is a revisionist take on the classic myth, HERCULES. The epic action film also stars Golden Globe Winner Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Joseph Fiennes, Peter Mullan and Academy Award (R)-nominee John Hurt. (C) Paramount
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The mythical Greek strongman gets a refreshingly human spin in Brett Ratner's grandly scaled, solidly entertaining popcorn pic."
‑ Scott Foundas, Variety
"One secret Rattner refuses to divulge is whether this is a full-on spoof or whether he is actually making the film in deadly earnest."
‑ Geoffrey Macnab, Independent
"Brett Ratner's take on Zeus' most ripped offspring is a bumbling, dizzy-headed chore."
‑ Adam Lee Davies, Little White Lies
"Grading on the Ratner Curve, this is a positive triumph. The cheesy clichés are at least passingly entertaining. You could do worse."
‑ MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher
"Once Brett Ratner flips that switch and Dwayne Johnson is unleashed, an entertaining and surprisingly enthusiastic swords and sandals actioner is in full swing."
‑ Matthew Pejkovic, Matt's Movie Reviews
"Strap on your swordbelt, buckle your sandals and oil up your rippling six-pack, because here comes yet another interminable, CGI-drenched mythic mish-mash with far more money than brain cells."
‑ Tom Huddleston, Time Out
"Essentially, Hercules is a fun ride while it lasts."
‑ Rob Carnevale, The List
"By the beard of Zeus! Brett Ratner delivers fast, fun thrills to score a sound victory over Renny Harlin's laborious The Legend Of Hercules."
‑ Jamie Graham, Total Film
"Print the legend? With The Rock on board, that could've been a lot more fun."
‑ Simon Reynolds, Digital Spy
"A picture that is easy to indulge in, and enjoy."
‑ Stefan Pape, HeyUGuys
"About as good as it can get for this type of picture. It's utter tosh, but impossible not to enjoy."
‑ Alan Jones, Radio Times
"With Hercules, Brett Ratner and Dwayne Johnson are out to entertain you - no more, no less. And that is just what they do."
‑ Dan Jolin, Empire Magazine
"[A] cheerfully ridiculous and entertaining film ..."
‑ Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
"A stylishly made - if rather familiar - action-adventure that will keep fans of swords-and-sandals films more than happy."
‑ Mark Adams, Screen International
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