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The Legend of Hercules

The Legend of Hercules

The Legend of Hercules

Essentially a Monday Night Raw episode with mythological dressing, this tacky sword-and-sandals production focuses almost exclusively on Hercules's ass-kicking abilities. I found it rather watchable for a sadistic bonehead fantasy; the inept dialogue is good for at least a few belly laughs, and Renny Harlin (an erstwhile A-list action director who's been scraping rock bottom for some time) keeps the violence moving swiftly enough. With Kellan Lutz, Johnathon Schaech, Rade Serbedzija, and direct-to-video star Scott Adkins, trying his best to deliver an actual performance as King Amphitryon.

Credits

Director:

  • Renny Harlin

Cast:

  • Kellan Lutz
  • Scott Adkins
  • Liam McIntyre
  • Liam Garrigan
  • Johnathon Schaech
  • Gaia Weiss
  • Rade Serbedzija
  • Roxanne McKee
  • Kenneth Cranham
  • Mariah Gale
  • Luke Newberry
  • Sarai Givaty
  • Dimitar Doychinov
  • Nikolay Sotirov

Producers:

  • Danny Lerner
  • Les Weldon
  • Boaz Davidson
  • Renny Harlin
  • Avi Lerner
  • Trevor Short
  • John Thompson

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