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The Legend of Hercules Reviews



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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayScott Bowles

    There's a fun retro camp to Hercules, with nods to classics such as Ben-Hur and Spartacus, as Hercules finds himself rowing slave ships and crossing desert expanses.

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  • 20

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    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    If The Legend of Hercules were just a little more inept or over-the-top, it might have been ridiculous fun. As it is, unfortunately, Harlin embraces the mediocrity of the screenplay with a dour straight face, draining it of any enjoyably camp possibilities.

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