Hammer Of The Gods
Hammer Of The Gods (2013)

Set in Viking Britain in 871 AD, Hammer of the Gods is a visceral, intense tale set in a world whose only language is violence. A young Viking warrior, Steinar (Charlie Bewley), is sent by his father the king on a quest to find his… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 5, 2013
DVD Release Date: September 10, 2013
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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

It's hardly high art, but for a cheapjack homegrown action flick this is surprisingly solid.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

The low-budget production values and a rather messy Game of Thrones meets Braveheart script might make this film feel extremely corny, but at least it tries to tell an interesting story without the usual Hollywood bombast.

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Stefan Pape

Hammer of the Gods avoids any real risks and lacks in distinct innovation.

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Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Metro (UK)

There's ample drinking, chauvinism and homophobia and more swearing than you'd hear from a hungover Danny Dyer.

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Alan Jones
Radio Times

If it's gratuitous Saxon violence you're after then you've come to the right place.

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Anton Bitel
Grolsch Film Works

So Hammer of the Gods is that most unexpected and unlikely of films, a Viking Apocalypse Then - but while it is an enjoyable enough romp, trying to out-hammer the impact of Coppola's masterpiece is as foolhardy as challenging the gods themselves.

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Dustin Putman

[Blu-ray Review] This Blu-ray disc of "Hammer of the Gods" looks aesthetically beautiful, brought to life in all its moody, fog-drenched glory. My only wish is that the film itself was better.

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Philip French
Observer (UK)

A nasty, brutal and relatively short entertainment, aimed at middle-of-the-woad Conanists.

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Paul Fairclough
Little White Lies

Dumb and dreary but ultimately hard to hate.

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