The Gods of Egypt

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  • 2015
  • 9 min
  • 6.0  (43)

The Gods of Egypt is a fantasy adventure movie that takes place in ancient Egypt. The film revolves around a young thief named Bek, played by Brenton Thwaites, who teams up with the god Horus, played by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. Bek seeks to rescue Zaya, his love interest, from the afterlife and Horus aims to avenge his father's murder and take back his rightful throne from his evil uncle, Set, who is played by Gerard Butler.

As Bek and Horus embark on their perilous journey, they face a series of obstacles and challenges. They encounter various gods and creatures, including the snake goddess, Astarte, played by Rachael Blake, and Anubis, the god of the afterlife, played by Goran D. Kleut. The two heroes also encounter Set's minions who are determined to stop them from succeeding at every turn.

Throughout the movie, the gods' powers and abilities are showcased in action-packed battle sequences. The movie also explores some of the gods' complex relationships with each other, including Horus' difficult relationship with his father and uncle.

One of the movie's notable strengths is its visual effects. The movie uses state-of-the-art computer-generated imagery to create larger-than-life characters and settings. The imagery in the movie is particularly impressive during the action scenes, which are brought to life with stunning slow-motion shots and intense visual effects.

Another standout aspect of the film is the performances by its cast. Brenton Thwaites delivers a convincing portrayal of Bek, a character who is both clever and brave. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau gives life to Horus, bringing depth to the character and making him more than just a typical god. Gerard Butler is a standout as Set, portraying him as a menacing and powerful villain.

The movie's storyline also includes themes of loyalty, betrayal, and the importance of faith. Through Bek and Horus' journey, the movie explores how trust and faith can be powerful tools in overcoming adversity.

Overall, The Gods of Egypt is a visually stunning film full of action, adventure, and compelling characters. The film has its shortcomings, particularly in its pacing, but it is an enjoyable popcorn flick that is sure to entertain audiences who enjoy fantasy and adventure movies.

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  • Runtime
    9 min
  • IMDB Rating
    6.0  (43)